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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I was not aware of the extent of the renovation underway before I arrived. The main lobby area and pool are a construction site, and much of the hotel is being updated. Signs warns that construction may cause disruptions and noise from 7am till 6pm. Our room, however, was recently renovated and was superb. This tempered some of our disappointment...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Anthony-Susan, Thank you for sharing your experience of your recent stay! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our newly renovated rooms and hope you will visit us again soon when the lobby and public areas are finished with renovations. Thank you for staying with us and for leaving your review! Sincerely, Crowne Plaza Foster City Management

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 May 2014

I stayed at Crown Plaza Foster City 2 weekends ago while I was on business trip. The room was clean. I was thirsty and there is no water in the room and the vending machines were out of water. When I went down to the front desk to ask where I can get some water, the evening staff offered a...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear TTLS2013, Thank you for your review and for staying with us! We truly appreciate your comments regarding our staff, and will certainly review your information with our departments accordingly. Thank you for staying with us and hope you will consider us again on your next travel needs. Sincerely, Crowne Plaza Foster City Management

Reviewed 21 May 2014

Stayed here for one week. I had a great room, looked like being recently renovated. Unlike other reviews, I did not heard the 92 highway outside so the room was not noisy, it was OK for sleeping. At the time of my stay, the lobby was being renovated but it was not all annoying. The Japanese restaurant (the one at...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear JeanBaptisteGuillois, Thank you for your review and for staying at the Crowne Plaza Foster City! We value your input as we strive to improve on our services each day. We apologize that our breakfast did not satisfy your expectations; however, we will certainly share this information with our Food & Beverage department to adjust accordingly. We do hope you...

Avon Lake, Ohio
Reviewed 17 May 2014

stayed at this property for one night and wished i would have booked somewhere else. got in around 12:30 pm and besides the lobby being renovated check in was a breeze. additionally, my room appeared to have been recently renovated so the overall look and feel was not bad besides the air-conditioner being one of those older style in room...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Dave C., Thank you so much for your review. Your critiques will be helpful as we continue to strive to improve on service and quality. We apologize that your recent stay was unsatisfactory and that the noise was a disturbance. We are indeed located next to the highway, however, our rooms have triple pane windows installed to mask the...

Maidenhead - UK
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Overall a better than expected hotel. Clearly targeting the business traveller it has everything you could ask for, including a choice of bars and places to eat, wifi, lots of public spaces, free parking etc.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The environment at the Crowne Plaza, Foster City is chaotic due to a major restructuring project. However, Maricar Matic stands out as a shining star with the customer service she provides in the midst of the commotion. Maricar made sure that I was well received at the airport, checked in promptly at 10am without a fuss, that I attended my...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear ArnabSanyal, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We strive to provide our guests with an extraordinary experience and we are pleased to have the opportunity to do that for you during your visit with us. We truly appreciate your comments regarding our staff as we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Thank you for sharing...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 April 2014

My husband is on a business trip, We checked in last 4-10April. We were told that we will be on a newly renovated room, 2371 to be exact. But the room is smelly (paint smell) We immediately called at front desk to request for room change. The guy who answered our call from front desk is not very happy with...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear PJTraveller02, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Crowne Plaza Foster City. Please accept our sincerest apologies regarding the smell of the newly renovated rooms. I am glad to hear the front desk and Catering team were able to help switch rooms to help alleviate the smell. Once again, I apologize for the inconvenience and hope to...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Amazing!!! It is 2014 and the Crowne Plaza cannot confirm my request to have two adjacent rooms. We travel with children and have reserved two adjacent rooms, so that we can be next to our teenagers. CP considers this a special request, since they cannot guarantee the "availability" of the rooms. I have been on the phone with the global...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear M L, Thank you for taking your time to share your recent experience. I am sorry that we could not honor your special request. We always strive to accommodate every guests’ needs as best as possible according to the hotel’s room availability and occupancy. It is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you...

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

We are finishing up a 5 night stay at this property, our third stay in 6 years. We were assigned the executive tower on floor 5. No gala was planned, and everything was quiet. Rooms have been redone in contemporary style. Sushi restaurant changed hands but food there and at restaurants still good. When our son only ate oatmeal at...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear YogaDoc601, Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are in the midst of finishing guest room renovations and will move onto public spaces like lobby, elevator landings, etc. Things like the fountain, elevators, and fitness area are all areas of improvement and will be considered during renovations....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Just spent 2 nights there. Really nice hotel recently renovated rooms, polite staff. But the loud music kept us up very late. Bring ear plugs if you plan to sleep. We called the front desk a couple of times and we're told they were having a "gala" and the music would stop after 11p. We'll my flight was at 630a...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Expatdude, Thank you for your review and for staying at the Crowne Plaza Foster City. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience of the noise due to weekend social functions. We try to limit the noise as best as possible. If we have the pleasure of hosting you again, please ask for a room in the Executive Tower as rooms...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City is centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula between Downtown San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay. Our property is just 7 miles from San Francisco International Airport and 22 miles from downtown San Francisco. Our unique building design has a beautiful atrium lobby filled with koi ponds, waterfalls, and palm trees that will provide a relaxing setting on your next visit. Some of our features include:* Complimentary Internet access in all guest rooms, lobby, all restaurants, and pool area* Three different varieties of restaurants, room service, and a sports bar* Complimentary SFO airport shuttle* Complimentary parking* Complimentary shuttle leaving at 10:30am daily to The Hillsdale Shopping Mall* Conveniently located next to The BridgePointe Shopping center* 24 hour business center with complimentary use of three computers and a printer* Relax in our indoor heated pool jacuzzi* Use of Fitness center* Executive Club Level rooms include Dell XP desktop computers with DVD drive, flat screen monitors and Continental Breakfast, Monday-Friday.* 16,000 Square feet of flexible meeting space ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo

Address: 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
Region: United States > California > Foster City
Price Range: $201 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 350
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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo Hotel Foster City
Crowne Plaza San Francisco
Peninsula Foster City
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“6th floor rooms, quiet and comfortable”
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“Request a room on a high floor to avoid the sounds from the nightclub.”
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