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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2014

This is a gem of a hotel, located in a gated community close to the city centre of San Salvador - so is as safe as you can get. Stayed here over three nights and was made to feel at home from day one. A shuttle from the airport was organised for me (28USD one way). Florida the manager, is...

2Thank daaniel
West Covina, California
Reviewed 23 November 2014

It is a fine little hotel in a nice area of the capital.Great breakfasts. Owners very friendly and helpful Arranged airport pick up and departure and tours to the mountains, Volcano San Salvador and lake.I felt at home and highly recommend this place for your next trip to San Salvador!

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Stayed here with my girlfriend for a night. Florida and Alfonso are such wonderful people and they made us feel right at home. The upstairs room is very spacious and comfortable, and has a nice view. Breakfast was magnificent and Florida was very attentive to our every need. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

1Thank Ry R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I was a little concerned about safety in San Salvador, given everything you see in the U.S. media, and our flight was arriving @ 12:30 in the night. I reached out to the owner, Florida, and she arranged a pick up for us from the airport. When we arrived, it was past 1:30 a.m., but Alfonso was still up to...

2Thank Hyphenate
Victor, Idaho
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been staying in more "backpacker" oriented hostels the past couple of weeks, and decided to stay at a reasonably priced hotel for our last night in San Salvador. Immediately upon arrival (which was 3 hours early due to our shuttle from Honduras) Florida and Alfonso were incredibly welcoming and friendly. My girlfriend stated it seemed...

2Thank Seth H
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Reviewed 14 March 2014

i very much enjoyed my stay at hotel san mateo. the hotel is located in a quiet, gated community - very safe. doña florida was as sweet and helpful as she could be. she went overboard assuring my stay was pleasant and comfortable - even taking me to the museo when she was going that way. she arranged for a...

1Thank encantadora201
Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 7 January 2014

When we decided to take our 17 month daughter to El Salvador to visit my husband's family, I was concerned about safety. Hotel San Mateo was perfectly safe and very comfortable. It is in a gated residential area with a lovely park. There is a lot of shopping and food within easy walking distance. Florida is also an excellent cook...

1Thank Alise W
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

The stay at Florida and Alfonsos place was very nice. Not at least because it was the first destination at my "new" journey, where I'd left a group in Honduras and was on my own. I felt very alone and they helped me to feel safe and comfortable. Alfonso planned a roadtrip for me to places outside San Salvador, so...

1Thank christianwester
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Florida and Alfonso are such lovely people, the stay is nice because of them. We felt like we were at home with our parents which was sweet as we have been travelling for a while. They are very helpful and hospitable and really kind people. We were in San Salvador for the Life In Colour party and this was the...

1Thank TalbsOnTheGoGoGO
Reviewed 1 August 2013

We stayed there for only one night but wished we stayed longer. Florida and Alfonso make your stay feel like you are home! Yummy local breakfast, AC in the room, super safe location and a beautiful garden with arrayanes (a local fruit that we later enjoyed as a juice). Alfonso also offers an awesome tour all around the best spots...

1Thank Marielita1987

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Mateo is conveniently located in the heart of San Salvador's commercial district, 10 minutes away from Central America's biggest shopping center. Only 40 minutes away from El Salvador's International Airport of Comalapa, or the beach,5 minutes away to international restaurants, near to sports centers, museums, universities, business center, CIFCO (Conventions)Your rest by businesses or tourism, in a place to feel like in house. We provide comfortable rooms, which include: Private bathrooms with hot water, Cable television, High speed Wireless Internet, Desks in the rooms(request)Services ($): Transportation to the airport, taxi, Meals on request, Laundry service, ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Mateo

Address: Calle Caracas No. 20-H | Colonia San Mateo, San Salvador, El Salvador
Region: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range: $43 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Mateo 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
Vannderlei, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you have a family there is a very large room upstairs. It has two double beds and a twin bed and is good for a family.”
alisew2014, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“anyroom are good upstair was very nice”
patrichoux, 20 Oct 2011 | Read review
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