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San Mateo Vacation Rentals

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San Mateo Travel Guide

San Mateo is a wonderful seaside city, only a few miles south of San Francisco. San Mateo is an important city in the Silicon Valley and in the San Francisco Bay as well. This area was a Spanish colonial part, and the earliest records date back to 1789, and in 1810 the area was started to be a home to many new summer houses on the shore. This nice beach city offers a large variety of things to do and sights to see to both adults and children, and it has lots of family friendly options. San Mateo has over 15 parks, which are great for trekking, hiking, some even features swimming pools, and most of them has playground for children. There are lots of landmarks and sights to see, because the architecture reflects on the long history, however, there are many modern buildings as well, since San Mateo is part of the Silicon Valley.

Things to Do in San Mateo

Top things to do include hiking among trees, lakes, and wildlife at Sawyer Camp Trail, relaxing at the San Mateo Japanese Garden, playing sports at Central Park, hiking and swimming at Coyote Point Recreation Area, and golfing Popular Creek Golf Course, Peninsula Golf & Country Club, or Mariners Point Golf Center.

Best Time to Visit San Mateo

Peak travel season is September to December.

Price and Availability in San Mateo

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in San Mateo is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in San Mateo is in the high season in July. San Mateo has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in San Mateo tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in San Mateo tend to be busiest on Tuesdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.

The Weather in San Mateo

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in San Mateo. The warmest months in San Mateo are May and July, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 34 ˚F. The wettest month in San Mateo is January with 4.7 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.06 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in San Mateo

Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Agoda, VRBO and many more at AllTheRooms.com. San Mateo has 255 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in San Mateo is only $25 per night. A typical rental in San Mateo costs on average $263 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to San Mateo can choose from 133 places to stay that provide WiFi. 14 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 32 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in San Mateo by car, be sure to choose from 119 accommodations that provide parking. 37 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 18 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in San Mateo, including 124 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from Agoda and 6 places to stay from VRBO

165 accommodations in San Mateo have been reviewed; 68% are rated highly. 28 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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