Hotels in San Jose

Discover what San Jose has to offer

If you’re looking to visit San Jose, you probably already know just how unique it truly is. There is no doubt that it is one of the most ever-evolving places in California, and we cannot wait to see where it goes in the coming years. San Jose is ideal for those looking to live the urban lifestyle and be able to walk to shops and restaurants easily. It is a fascinating place with history that dates back to the 1700s – but it is so much more than that. Downtown San Jose has had a massive redevelopment over the past 30 years, and people come from all over the world to check out the new City Hall, library and State University. The young people of the city have absolutely loved the reinvention, and they say it is now one of the best places to live – so that speaks volumes for tourists wanting to visit the area. But, where should you stay?

Popular hotel offers in San Jose

Top 7 Hotels in San Jose

1. Hotel Valencia Santana Row

For both that luxury feel, while also being able to truly experience a period of relaxed solitude, the Hotel Valencia Santana Row is the only hotel located in Santana Row. It has 24-hour room service, a large meeting space, a fully-serviced bar, and 2 restaurants on-site. If you make the trip here during the summer months, you can also use their seasonal rooftop bar, ideal for those wanting to take in the sights and relax at the same time.

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2. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Jose Airport

Situated next to San Jose Airport, the La Quinta Inn San Jose Airport is in the heart of the Silicon Valley – perfect for tourists travelling for both business and leisure. Guests at the hotel benefit from a free shuttle service, free parking and a 24-hour customer service team who are dedicated to making your stay perfect. The hotel is located within a short distance of companies such as eBay, Intel and Sony, as well as tourist attractions like California’s Great America, Sap Center and the Tech Museum of Innovation.

Again, those travelling for business can benefit from the hotels business center, where they will have full access to the fax and copying services, and free super-high-speed WIFI. Each guest room is spacious and is fitted with a HD TV with access to over 120 channels – each room also has a refrigerator, microwave and safe – for your reassurance.

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3. Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown

The Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown hotel has easy access to local attractions, allowing you the opportunity to relax and explore all in your own time. From the hotel, you’ll be able to make leisurely visits to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Raging Waters and much, much more. The hotel rooms are all very spacious, but you can even upgrade to a suite, should you want that bit of extra room. What we love about this hotel is that it is also pet friendly, so why not bring your furry friend with you as you travel and take in the sites of the local area. Do note, however, that given the central location of the hotel there is no onsite parking. There is parking in local garages, and the hotel offers discount parking vouchers for all of their guests.

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4. Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport-Silicon Valley

Right in the heart of the Silicon Valley you’ll find the Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport-Silicon Valley hotel. Near the hotel you’ll also find major San Jose corporations, such as eBay and Pacific Bell – so the location is ideal for those looking to go on business. The hotel has all the home comforts you could be looking for, but is completely affordable. The hotel itself has 140 suites, which all come with an equipped kitchen, living space and separate bedrooms – some rooms even include gorgeous fireplaces too. If you’re looking for a home away from home, this is sure to be the hotel for you.

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5. DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose

Another central hotel is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose. This hotel is only half a mile away from the main airport in the city, the San Jose Mineta International Airport. All guests at the hotel are offered free airport shuttles, and will also benefit from being close to many shops, restaurants, attractions and entertainment facilities – which is perfect for anyone looking to soak up the local sights.

The hotel itself also benefits from a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a spa. If you’re travelling for work, you’ll not only be able to relax, but you can also make use of the meeting spaces and dining areas, perfect for those needing to work, but have the opportunity to relax after.

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6. Hotel Los Gatos - A Greystone Hotel

This hotel merges the sophistication of the Mediterranean with the Californian charm everyone desires. The Hotel Los Gatos, a Greystone Hotel is situated in downtown Los Gatos and is a short drive from the mesmerizing Santa Cruz coast. With atmospheric guestrooms and private villas, we are sure you will find something you you’ll love. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant, the Dio Deka, which serves award-winning Hellenic foods and cater for guests, even with room service – so you don’t even have to leave the comfort of you room to enjoy the foods the hotel has to offer.

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7. Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Another one for those looking to combine the luxury with a prime location is the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara hotel. Each newly renovated room in this hotel has the Hyatt Grand Bed, super-high-speed WFI and a selection of on-site restaurants, for those not quite sure what they fancy to eat… In this hotel you will also be able to access their meeting facilities, as well as a 24-hour business center, allowing you to work at your own pace. You cannot beat the location when it comes to this one!

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FAQs when booking a hotel in San Jose

We’d recommend staying in North San Jose, as this neighbourhood is full of things to do and has a vast range of accommodation available.

We’d recommend visiting San Jose in the dry months, around May to September. The area tends to experience quite high temperatures and wet winters – so just avoid these times!

On average, the price of a 7-day trip is just over $1,100 for a solo traveler.

San Jose is best known for being the capital of the Silicon Valley. It has so many tech and financial companies all around the area, with more millionaires per capita than any other US city – which also means the housing market is quite pricey!

We’d recommend allowing 7 days to discover this beautiful Californian city.