Atria Hillsdale

Atria Hillsdale

2883 South Norfolk Street
San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Discover Vibrant Senior and Assisted Living in
San Mateo, CA

Located only 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco, Atria Hillsdale is an inviting senior and assisted living community in San Mateo, California. Here, residents can relax outdoors while enjoying stunning waterfront views, socialize with friends over dinner or simply unwind in the privacy of their apartment. 

In addition to a variety of amenities – including a fitness center, a café offering complimentary refreshments and a variety of wellness programs – we offer easy access to nearby restaurants, medical facilities and shopping destinations. 

For residents living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, our secure Life Guidance® neighborhood provides innovative memory care in a secure, structured environment.

License #415600133

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  • Concierge service
  • Emergency alert system
  • Medication assistance
  • Restaurant with full table service
  • Retreat/temporary stays 
    – Atria offers a respite (retreat) program for seniors who need assisted living services on a short-term basis. Atria Retreat permits seniors to test the waters of senior living. By allowing guests to stay for a short time in an Atria community, potential residents can decide if senior living is right for them. The retreat program is also an alternative to high-cost inpatient rehabilitation following an illness or surgery. Should a patient be ready to leave the hospital but not ready to go home, Atria offers the comforts of home and 24-hour assistance until they get back on their feet. All of our Retreat guests enjoy the same great amenities as our full-time residents, including delicious meals served daily, a full calendar of social activities, scheduled transportation service and more. 
  • Scheduled transportation to local appointments, errands and events 
    – Local scheduled transportation is available to residents for medical appointments, shopping, religious services and other desired local destinations. 
  • Selection of floor plans
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day


  • Cafe offering refreshments and lighter fare
  • Engage Life® Events Program 
    – Explore our events programming, tailored to nurture the mind, body and spirit of every resident. 
  • Pet-friendly environment 
    – We recognize pets are important members of the family. That's why our community allows them in residents' apartments. Moving to a new home doesn't have to mean leaving your furry friend behind – instead, they can enjoy the benefits of Atria with you. 

Floor Plans

Our floor plans illustrate the unique living options available to our residents.

Featured Events

Irish Music and Dancing Performance
DateWednesday, March 4
Time6:30 PM
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Come watch this wonderful performance of Irish Dancing and Music straight from Ireland!
St. Patrick's Day Green Party
DateTuesday, March 17
Time6:00 PM
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All things green! Everyone is Irish on this day, so come celebrate with us and the wonderful singer/musician Kimberlye Gold.
Spring Fling Happy Hour
DateFriday, March 27
Time3:30 PM
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Spring brings new life, longer days, beautiful flower blooms, and warmer weather! Join us as we enjoy the beginning of Spring with a nice iced drink and spring themed appetizers.


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A Message from the Executive Director
Life at our community is tailored to the interests and desires of our residents. Here, seniors can live comfortably while taking advantage of opportunities they may not have had while staying at home alone. We take care of the cooking; we take care of the cleaning; we take care of the driving - that way, our residents can focus on doing what they love and choosing what they want to explore next. Welcome to a lifestyle that's full of possibilities. Welcome home.

“Atria Hillsdale is such a great place. We couldn’t have found a more caring and friendly home for Mom. The family atmosphere is wonderful, and the staff is dedicated to making life enjoyable and safe for the residents.” 
Helena and Richard, daughter and son-in-law of Atria Hillsdale resident Maria
“My mom has been at Atria Hillsdale for a year now and also came for a respite stay in the past. She decided to come back and stay because the care staff takes good care of her, the kitchen staff is very accommodating and the activities are very fun. But what it truly comes down to is the compassion the entire community has that makes my mom feel very comfortable and happy. As a daughter, that is the most important thing.” 
Nadia, daughter of Nelly, Atria Hillsdale resident
“Thanks to everyone at Atria for making our mom’s 90th birthday celebration such a huge success. It’s just another example of how Atria truly cares about its residents. That’s why our mom has chosen to live there for the past six years. She would like to formally acknowledge the fine care she continues to receive. Sometimes the interactions residents have with caregivers are the only communication residents may have during the course of the day. When caregivers offer encouragement and a smile, it can make a tremendous difference. Kudos to everyone who helps make our mom’s life at Atria Hillsdale enjoyable.” 
Dave and Scott, sons of Atria Hillsdale resident Penny G. (pictured)
“The staff here at Atria Hillsdale is very nice and respectful. Atria does a great job at hiring qualified employees who are experienced with seniors. The entertainment is pretty wonderful too.“  
Christine S., Atria Hillsdale resident


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