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Apartments near Central Park in Downtown San Mateo

About Our Neighborhood

In addition to offering premiere amenities, Hillsborough Plaza Apartments, near Central Park in Downtown San Mateo, are within easy walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores, parks, and medical centers. Freeway access to Highways 101, 82, and 92 is convenient and reduces your commute to work. The San Mateo Caltrain is three blocks away. San Francisco International Airport is a convenient fifteen-minute drive.

Upscale Draeger’s Supermarket and Parkside Plaza Shopping Center are within walking distance. Woodlake Shopping Center and San Mateo Shopping Center are a short five-minute drive. And if you’re craving green-space, sixteen-acre Central Rec Center and Park, with its picnic areas, children’s train, softball field, tennis courts, playground, walking paths, and lily pond and gardens is just a few blocks away. De Anza Historical Park, known by locals as Arroyo Park, is also in walking distance, and offers a peaceful spot to sit in the shade and observe wildlife. Take a short drive and you’ll find Coyote Point County Park, Poplar Creek Golf Course, Harbor View Park, Seal Point Park, and the Bay Trail. Schools in the area include St. Matthews, San Mateo High School, Laurel Elementary, Abbott Middle, St. Catherine of Sienna School, and Fiesta Gardens International Elementary School. Mills Health Center is conveniently located within a block.

Map of the neighborhood surrounding apartments in San Mateo

Walk to:

  • San Mateo Caltrain
  • Dozens of cafes and restaurants
  • Pharmacy and post office
  • Central Rec. Center and Park
  • De Anza Historical Park/Arroyo Park
  • Draeger’s
  • Parkside Plaza
  • Mills Health Center

 A short drive to:

  • San Francisco (SFO) Airport
  • Downtown San Francisco
  • Bay Trail and sandy beaches
  • Coyote Point County Park
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course
  • Harbor View Park
  • Seal Point Park