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Aloft Silicon Valley

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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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79 reviews 79 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a good central location if you have to cover many parts of the bay area -- easy to get south to San Jose and easy to go west to Sunnvale and Palo Alto. The hotel would be better if it offered a complimentary breakfast like so many of its competitors, but rooms are large and very comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time at Aloft property. Been to most other Westin branded properties, and this is best described as the young (read; poorer) person's W. Lobby area had a decent bar and complimentary morning coffee, with live evening music during happy hours. Rooms were well sized for area with microwave, bar sink and fridge. Separate bath and shower and nice comfy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aloft has big spacious rooms which I appreciate when I'm traveling for a week for work. There's grocery stores, drive thru Sbux and some restaurants a short car ride away. The lobby got loud and busy most nights, So the manager was very accommodating to my party of 7 to go to a quiet boardroom to eat and work. Live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and management at Aloft Silicon Valley made our experience such a wonderful one. My sons LOVED the robot who delivered their soda and water (compliments of the hotel). Mr. Malmquist (the GM) made sure we had everything we needed and was so kind. I look forward to staying with them again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was better than we expected! The rooms was spacious and the bed was very comfortable. I always appreciate black out curtains and a quiet hotel. The restaurant had good food, but poor service. The bar got quiet busy and they press press their own juices which I love. Next time we are in Newark, we will choose to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

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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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

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 January 27, 2015

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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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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