Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Carlos, CA
251 El Camino Real
San Carlos , CA 94070
For easy access to corporate offices in San Mateo, San Jose and San Francisco, choose the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, San Carlos, CA. Our hotel is situated in the heart of the San Francisco Bay area, just 11 miles from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and 23 miles from San Jose International Airport (SJC). Hop on U.S. 101 or head to the San Carlos Caltrain Station to get to attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown and the Moscone Event Center, all within 25 miles. Families appreciate our proximity to the Stanford Shopping Center and CuriOdyssey—a hands-on science museum—while golfers love nearby Crystal Springs Golf Course. During your downtime at the hotel, enjoy a workout in our fitness center. After a good night’s rest, fuel up for a great day with our free hot breakfast.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Unwind after a day of meetings or sightseeing with thoughtful amenities like a modern fitness center and a sparkling outdoor pool. We also offer snacks, soda and water at the on-site Inn Case MarketSM. Hotel amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Work trips feel like being at home in our rooms and suites, thanks to free Internet access, a 37-inch TV and a spacious desk with an ergonomic chair. Need a break? Whip up a snack with your in-room microwave and grab a drink from your refrigerator. Room amenities include:
Traveling for business? Our Studio Suites can help you feel at home with a spacious sitting area and a plush king bed.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Wake up to the aroma of sweet Belgian waffles and flavorful sausage wafting from our dining area. Our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast spread also features other morning favorites like scrambled eggs and potatoes. Enjoy lunch and dinner out at one of many nearby restaurants, such as Baja Fresh Mexican Grill and Saffron Indian Bistro.
Things to Do in San Carlos (San Francisco Bay Area)
Hop on public transport at the San Carlos Caltrain Station to make the 24-mile trip to downtown San Francisco without worrying about traffic. While you’re there, attend a convention at the Moscone Event Center, eat in Chinatown or tour Alcatraz Island. Our hotel is also near these additional attractions:
Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia – Dedicated to the ever-popular Pez candy dispenser, this museum is about 15 minutes from the hotel and offers visitors a chance to browse an expansive collection of Pez memorabilia.
Cantor Arts Center – Head 11 miles south to Stanford University for an opportunity to glimpse the largest collection of Rodin’s bronze sculptures outside of Paris. The museum is also home to works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko.
CuriOdyssey – A refuge for animals too injured to survive in the wild, CuriOdyssey takes kids on an up-close adventure to learn about vultures, bobcats and other California natives. A little more than seven miles from our hotel, the center occupies a beautiful spot overlooking San Francisco Bay.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
See San Francisco Bay Attractions from Our Hotel
Located in the southern San Francisco Bay area, the Country Inn & Suites, San Carlos is an ideal place to stay when you want to explore Fog City. You can ride an iconic cable car to the top of Nob Hill, snap photos of the “Painted Ladies” Victorian homes near Alamo Square, or indulge in a steaming bowl of chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf. You also won’t want to miss seeing the Golden Gate Bridge and exploring the Chinatown district. We are also a short drive from popular attractions like the Palo Alto Art Center, Crystal Springs Golf Course and AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants.
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