Explore the San Francisco Bay Area from our hotel in San Carlos

Situated in the heart of the Bay Area, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Carlos, CA makes it easy to explore the best of the Golden City. Our hotel places you within 25 minutes of both San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), so commutes in and out of the region are a breeze. Corporate travelers appreciate our proximity to offices in Silicon Valley, including Oracle’s headquarters only five minutes away. When you find some downtime in your schedule, you can practice your swing on local links such as Crystal Springs Golf Course, or sample vintages at one of the many nearby wineries.

After a full day of meetings or sightseeing, make your way to our hotel where you can grab a complimentary cookie before kicking your feet up by the lobby fireplace. If you’d rather soak up the California sunshine, take a dip in our outdoor pool or read a book from the comfort of a lounge chair. You can also connect with the office in our business center or squeeze in a workout in our fitness center. In the mornings, fuel up for your day with a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles, or find a filling snack at the on-site Inn Case Market.

Please note that our fitness center and pool are temporarily closed.

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Complete work tasks with free Wi-Fi in our spacious rooms and suites

Thanks to amenities like free Wi-Fi, spacious work desks, and coffee facilities, it’s easy to stay productive in our guest rooms and suites. When you’ve caught up on your to-do list, you can kick back with an HBO movie on the flat-screen TV and enjoy a tasty snack warmed up in the microwave. Traveling with family? Upgrade to a studio suite to enjoy extras like a sleeper sofa.

King Bed

  •  300 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Heat up a snack in the microwave and choose from more than 100 channels to watch on the flat-screen TV.

2 Queen Beds

  •  336 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Enjoy some extra space in this standard room with two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, and a refrigerator.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  336 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
You can set your kids up on the plush sleeper sofa while you check your email using free Wi-Fi in our studio suite.


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During your stay in the City of Good Living, you’ll be within easy reach of local wineries, golf courses, and attractions like the Hiller Aviation Museum. For a day of sun in San Francisco, board the Caltrain at San Carlos Station to make the 24-mile trip downtown without worrying about traffic. While you’re there, attend a convention at the Moscone Center, eat in Chinatown, or tour Alcatraz Island. Don’t miss these popular destinations:

Oracle 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 offerings.

Stanford Shopping Center

7.02 mi / 11.29 km from the hotel
Shop more than 140 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 30 on-site restaurants.

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 an outdoor sculpture garden with works from Rodin. Admission is free, as are guided tours.

City of San Francisco

20.29 mi / 32.65 km from the hotel
Drive up U.S. Route 101 to see the Golden Gate Bridge and more than 1,000 species of animals at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. Don't feel like driving? Hop on the Baby Bullet at Sunnyvale Caltrain Station to make it to SF just as quickly.

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.


6.2 mi / 9.97 km from the hotel
This kid-friendly museum features abundant hands-on activities, from the outdoor Illusions exhibit to the Creature FEETures exhibit. CuriOdyssey also provides a home for more than 100 rescued animals that could not survive in the wild.
251 El Camino Real, San Carlos, California 94070, United States

Situated halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, our hotel is a great home base for business or leisure travelers who want to avoid metro traffic. We’re also just 11 miles away from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and 24 miles away from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC).

1.99 mi / 3.21 km from the hotel
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