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 is just 11 miles from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and 23 miles from San Jose International Airport (SJC). Our hotel offers business travelers easy access to corporate offices in San Mateo, San Jose, and San Francisco, including Oracle’s headquarters, which are only minutes away. Within seven miles of the hotel, families enjoy the Stanford Shopping Center and CuriOdyssey, a hands-on science museum, while golfers love the Crystal Springs Golf Course.

After a full day, unwind at the hotel with a dip in our outdoor pool or a jog in our modern fitness center. In the mornings, you can fuel up for your day with our free, hot breakfast with grab-and-go items or find a filling snack at the on-site Inn Case Market.

Please note that our fitness center and pool are temporarily closed, and our free, hot breakfast currently offers only grab-and-go options.

Enjoy free Wi-Fi and HBO in our spacious rooms and suites

Feel at home in our rooms and suites offering free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and a spacious desk with an ergonomic chair. Whip up a snack with your in-room microwave, and grab a cold drink from the refrigerator before heading to your next adventure.

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
Feel at home in one of our Studio Suites, complete with a seating area and a sleeper sofa.


Board the Caltrain at San Carlos 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 Center, eat in Chinatown, or tour Alcatraz Island. If you’re planning to stay closer to the hotel, be sure to check out these local attractions:

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 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.

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.


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.

Hiller Aviation Museum

0.69 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
The Hiller Aviation Museum displays more than 40 aircraft and features hands-on exhibits like a Boeing 747-100 cockpit, the Google Earth-powered Sky Portal, and the Imagination Playground.
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 are also just 11 miles away from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and 23 miles away from San Jose International Airport (SJC).

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