Stay in San Carlos near the San Francisco Bay
Enjoy the best of Bay Area attractions
and escape the metro traffic when you book a hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites, San Carlos. We are situated halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, which means you can easily visit famous destinations like Fisherman’s Wharf, the Chinatown district, Alcatraz and the "Painted Ladies" near Alamo Square. 49ers fans can get tickets to see a baseball game at AT&T Park and golfers can book a tee time at Crystal Springs Golf Course. We are also a short drive from the Stanford Shopping Center, the Hiller Aviation Museum and the Museum of American Heritage. Business travelers appreciate our nearness to Oracle Headquarters and major banking and finance centers. Additionally, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is just 11 miles away while San Jose International Airport (SJC) is 23 miles away. Be sure to visit these nearby destinations:
- Hiller Aviation Museum (2.7 miles)
The Hiller Aviation Museum displays more than 40 aircraft as well as hands-on exhibits like a Boeing cabin and cockpit, the Google Earth-powered Sky Portal and the Imagination Playground.
Phone: +1 (650) 654-0200
- CuriOdyssey (7.3 miles)
From a Backyard Science exhibit to the gravity-defying Forces display, CuriOdyssey features interactive activities that are fun for all ages.
Phone: +1 (650) 342-7755
- Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia (8.2 miles)
You don’t have to be a Pez collector to enjoy this quirky museum that claims to have every Pez dispenser ever sold—more than 1,000 pieces!
Phone: +1 (650) 347-2301
- Crystal Springs Golf Course (9 miles)
Play a round at this beautiful golf course is situated within a 32,000-acre wildlife refuge with stunning views of the Crystal Springs Reservoir.
Phone: +1 (650) 342-4188
- Stanford Shopping Center (10.3 miles)
At Stanford Shopping Center, you can shop more than 140 specialty stores like Vineyard Vines, American Girl, Burberry, The North Face and Tory Burch.
Phone: +1 (650) 617-8202
- Museum of American Heritage (10.6 miles)
Dedicated to preserving innovations and technology from 1750 to 1905, the MOAH showcases more than 5,000 historic artifacts, including radios, washers and more!
Phone: +1 (650) 321-1004
- Cantor Arts Center (11.5 miles)
The Cantor Arts Center is located at Stanford University and features 130,000 square feet of gallery space and a sculpture garden. Wednesdays through Sundays, you can join a free 60-minute guided tour.
Phone: +1 (650) 723-4177
- Palo Alto Art Center (11.6 miles)
The Palo Alto Art Center displays a collection of works by world-renown and emerging artists. Admission is free, so you can spend multiple days browsing the exhibits.
Phone: +1 (650) 329-2366
- AT&T Park (23 miles)
Not your typical ballpark, this stadium is home to the San Francisco Giants and features a wine bar, Ghirardelli chocolate stands, a sushi restaurant and vegetarian hot dogs.
Phone: +1 (415) 972-1800