Flexible Living for Entrepreneurs

Feel at home among a community of innovative entrepreneurs and startup professionals. Our space is designed for entrepreneurs to live, work, and play for as long as you want, whenever you want. Live and work among a community of like-minded individuals in the heart of Silicon Valley.

No leases here! You can book a private or shared room, with all utilities included, for a weeks stay or month-long move-in. 

Included in your membership is a fully furnished room, linens, co-working space, onsite laundry, high-speed wi-fi, gym, and a shared microwave and fridge. 

Situated in the old Benjamin Franklin Hotel in downtown San Mateo, Draper University is a school that caters to people who are building companies. 

What You Need to Know



Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, downtown San Mateo's historic Benjamin Franklin Hotel. 44 E 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA.


$700/ week. Monthly discounts available. 

Additional fees include: $60 cleaning fee, $200 security deposit.


Included in your stay is a fully furnished room, wifi, utilities, pool, gym, co-working space, and more. 


Our Entrepreneur Immersion Program is a unique community of dynamic entrepreneurs and startup professionals.


Location is Key

The neighborhood

In addition to the services Draper can provide you, our downtown San Mateo location is just a short walk away from many of San Mateo's finest restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Oh, and, did we mention we have a pool?

San Mateo is also home to some of the largest tech companies in the world that are just minutes away from Draper.
GoPro (8 Mins)
SolarCity (8 Mins)
NetSuite (10 Mins.)


Getting around

With just a short walk (.4 miles) to the CalTrain Station, and easy access to HWY 101, we also offer great accessibility to San Francisco and the rest of Silicon Valley. 
Stanford University/Palo Alto (28 Mins.)
Mountain View (32 Min.)
Downtown SF (33 Min.)
SandHill Road, Menlo Park (21 Min.)

Amenities Included