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Aloft Silicon Valley

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8200 Gateway Boulevard, Newark, CA 94560 (Formerly W Silicon Valley)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tiburon, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel, knowing full well that it used to be the 'W' but is now the 'Aloft'. I've been to a few different W's in different cities, and have been impressed with them for the most part. However, I LOVED my stay here at the aloft. I was with my mum for my sister in laws baby shower... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed Ina least a dozen Aloft hotels, and they can be a bit stiff and plastic, though clean and modern. The Silicon Valley one, however is the least plastic, though more clean and modern - what other Alofts should be. The rooms are huge, the dining area is larger and more comfortable, & the pool area cool and... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is really well situated if you want to be close to the peninsula and also the east bay, this was the main attraction to me. Interior decor is modern and up-to-date, slightly crazy stock ticker in the lobby sets some kind of ambience but not entirely sure what. Rooms contain kitchens, but no crockery or cutlery so I... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night in March 2014. Great hotel. Nice, clean, and large room. The fitness room was great. The pool super nice. A bit noisy in the lobby with loud music, otherwise great and would return again.

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Alexa W, Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for staying with us! We are a great hotel in Silicon Valley and take pride in the service we provide our guests. If you ever have any issues please reach out to us. We will do everything we can to make your stay more comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best, Alexa W, More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed at the hotel from March 2 - 11. Beatuful facility and big room with king-sized bed, living area, and kitchenette. Great staff that aimed to please. Supermarket and restaurants 1 mile away. Great preserve across the street for running or walking.

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Alexa W, Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Hi Robert! We are perfect for extended stays because of our spacious rooms. The kitchenette is great for storing quick food items. If you're looking for something a more substantial, head downstairs and have dinner with us or grab a cocktail and some light bites. See you soon, Alexa W. More

Poulsbo, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I recently had to travel to the San Francisco area for a funeral. My cousin's husband recommended that we stay at the Aloft. It was a great hotel. Rooms were very big, lots of space for the wife and kids to relax. What made this stay even more pleasant, was the front desk staff, specifically, Jason. He was the one... More

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Alexa W, Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Hi Ron! Thank you for the amazing feedback. We are glad to have hosted you through a difficult time. Our guestrooms are very spacious and offer the perfect amount of space for families to spread out. I look forward to sharing your compliments with Jason. He is a huge asset to our team here. See you soon, Alexa W. More

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This honestly the first review i've ever written. This place was gorgeous. Very modern, great staff, the amenities were so nice. The bar in the lobby and comfortable lobby seating really created an excellent networking atmosphere. I came here myself traveling for business. Definitely coming back!

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Alexa W, Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Hello! I'm glad you had such a great stay that we inspired you to write a review! We recently updated all of our spaces to become an Aloft Hotel but still have a bit of that W flair. Bar WXYZ is definitely worth a stop in. Networking is often easier over some food and a cocktail. We look forward to... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Stayed in this hotel when it was called "W" with my family attending a family function nearby. Very spacious and comfortable rooms - Awesome furniture, and Fantastic bathrooms. Very friendly hotel staffs. My boys went for swimming in the pool and they liked it very much. Very elegant, quite atmosphere. Close to highway and Facebook headquarters:D

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General M, General Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Aarvi, We are happy that you and the family enjoyed your visit and appreciated the improvements that have been made since renovating the W hotel. I bet you knew that we are the closest hotel to Facebook's campus in Menlo Park as well. We are excited to provide great accommodations here in the heart of Silicon Valley. See you soon!... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hotel is just fine for business travellers. The staff seems to be uncaring to the broken treadmill in the gym (the gym itself is a very tiny and basic one). The swimming pool heater is also broken but to the hotel staff it is just fine. Many days the room service is not carried out and you will find... More

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General M, General Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Naresh T, I wanted to reach out to you and provide updates on some of the items that you had mentioned. We really appreciated hearing your feedback, as it gives us the opportunity to make improvements so that we can exceed your expectations. You are absolutely correct that a piece of equipment in our fitness center has stopped working.... More

Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

Hotel was good. Great location for my stay for work purposes. The view from my room was looking at a HVAC unit on the roof. Room was better than average so all in all stay was good. As I was not there for fun I did not hunt out any tourist activities. We did taxi to SF that was $120... More

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General M, General Manager at Aloft Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear csgaetz, We really appreciated hearing that you had a good stay at the Aloft, Silicon Valley for your work purposes. The hotel is newly renovated and the staff takes a great deal of pride in their work. In addition to taking a taxi to nearby San Francisco, there are also a number of less expensive public transportation options to... More

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Additional Information about Aloft Silicon Valley

Also Known As:
w Silicon Valley - Newark Hotel Newark
w Silicon Valley - Newark Hotel
w Silicon Valley
w Hotel Newark
Address: 8200 Gateway Boulevard, Newark, CA 94560 (Formerly W Silicon Valley)
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Location: United States > California > Newark
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aloft Silicon Valley 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Celebrate your style at Aloft Silicon Valley, a hip hotel where youll be steps away from major tech corporations. We offer easy-breezy access to natural wonders and wine country, and each of the areas international airports is about a half-hour away. Rise and shine in our bright and modern Aloft rooms, featuring plush platform beds, walk-in showers, custom amenities by Bliss® Spa and more. Recharge all your gadgets with the plug & play docking station, which also links your laptop or tunes to the 42 LCD TV. Meet and mingle at our w xyz(SM) bar, grab a snack at the 24/7 re:fuel by Aloft(SM) gourmet pantry, or work and play at our re:mix(SM) lounge. Plenty of perks include fast + free hotel-wide Wi-Fi, our always-open re:charge(SM) gym, reviving splash pool, and more! ... more   less 
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