Stay in San Carlos, south of the San Francisco Bay

Enjoy exciting Bay Area attractions without the stress of metro traffic when you book an affordable room at the Country Inn & Suites, San Carlos. Situated halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, our hotel makes it easy to visit famous things to do like visiting Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Alcatraz Island and the "Painted Ladies" near Alamo Square. We also lie a short drive from the Stanford Shopping Center, the Hiller Aviation Museum and the Museum of American Heritage. Business travelers appreciate our proximity to Oracle's headquarters and major banking and finance centers. For added convenience, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is just 11 miles away, while Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is only 23 miles away.
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AT&T Park

19.63 mi / 31.6 km from the hotel
Not your typical ballpark, the San Francisco Giants' home stadium features a wine bar, Ghirardelli chocolate stands, a sushi restaurant and vegetarian hot dogs.

Stanford Shopping Center

7.02 mi / 11.29 km from the hotel
Shop more than 115 specialty stores like Vineyard Vines, American Girl, Burberry, The North Face and Tory Burch. Afterward, take a break from bargain-hunting to dine at one of the 25 on-site restaurants.

Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia

6.34 mi / 10.21 km from the hotel
You don't have to be a PEZ collector to enjoy this quirky museum that displays every design of Pez dispenser ever sold—more than 1,000 pieces!

Cantor Arts Center

7.54 mi / 12.13 km from the hotel
Located at Stanford University, the Cantor Arts Center features 130,000 square feet of gallery space and a sculpture garden. You can also choose from a variety of free guided tours.

Crystal Springs Golf Course

7.14 mi / 11.49 km from the hotel
This beautiful golf course is situated within a 32,000-acre wildlife refuge and offers stunning views of the Crystal Springs Reservoir.

CuriOdyssey

6.2 mi / 9.97 km from the hotel
This kid-friendly museum features abundant hands-on activities, from a Backyard Science exhibit to the gravity-defying Forces display. CuriOdyssey also provides a home for more than 100 rescued animals that could not survive in the wild.