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Aloft Silicon Valley

4.0 of 5 8200 Gateway Boulevard, Newark, CA 94560 (Formerly W Silicon Valley)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed recently since it was near Stanford and had free parking, which is getting harder to find. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel services and large rooms. I love that they are making green attempts, they have dispensers in the shower instead of those wasteful little bottles, which i loved! The coffee and breakfast was great. It was... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here a couple times over the past few months. This is a good property. As noted in the title, this was a different brand and was recently rebranded aloft. It's not the standard aloft design/construction. To that point, the rooms are a touch bigger than typical aloft. On the negative side, the finishes and fixtures in the bathrooms... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice now. I actually had reservations for the Westin Palo Alto, and decided to change at the last minute, even though that meant driving more the next morning...why? Free parking, bigger room. This hotel is everything you could want- fridge, microwave, suite style, well kept, separate shower and tub. You name it. We even ate there-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed with the Aloft Silicone Valley on and off for about 4 months now and I have enjoyed every moment!! I visited for business and was blown away by the kind and welcoming staff! I have never had a stay that was unpleasent. I am greeted by name and always treated like royalty. The staff are beyond helpful... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I checked into the hotel from Sunday to Wednesday. This is a business hotel in the middle of nowhere -- to get to the nearest shops you need to walk 30 minutes (except for an all hours alcohol shop that is relatively close by). This is a decent hotel, functional, but nothing super special. To get here from anywhere you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed here for business for a couple of nights. The hotel is really nice, has a great lobby bar and restaurant, large rooms and bathrooms. The rooms have a mini kitchen in them, which is nice if you are staying longer. It's not far from Facebook's headquarters, short drive to Menlo Park area which is just over the bridge.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

stayed for 3 nights - very comfortable, nice modern hotel. Fitness center is somewhat small - food was above average but room service tacked on a service charge and a tip, which made it a bit pricey. Would definitely stay again

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I checked in yesterday 12/7 for 2 nights. So far have only had problems at the hotel. It is primarily a business hotel, obviously in the middle of nowhere with nothing around it for a few miles. It's just the hotel and a bunch of business parks surrounding it, so if you are looking for a hotel where you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The rooms are very cute! it was close to being a mini-apartment! there's a big fridge in the room, a living room area, really comfortable bed, and a well-stocked bathroom. The person manning the desk around midnight seemed lost and uninterested. He gave me the vibe of wanting to be doing something else than be there. no hot water. they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It used to be a W hotel so it's still got some of the WOW factor and deco which is nice. Ample car parks, nice bar in the lobby and simple but very good restaurant which is also in the lobby which is big. As SPG Plat. I was upgraded to suite which was nice. Hotel is located close to... More 

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Address: 8200 Gateway Boulevard, Newark, CA 94560 (Formerly W Silicon Valley)
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Location: United States > California > Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aloft Silicon Valley 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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w Silicon Valley - Newark Hotel Newark
w Hotel Newark

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