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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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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

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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London, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The guy that checked me in was a dear, funny and welcoming in a totally non fake way. The guy in the bar was also super friendly and remembered small details about the guests (such as that I had had Heineken the night before) which I found really nice. Nice rooms, good WiFi, ok food and 24/7 gym.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Liked the room, location and amenities during our short stay in the hotel. Good location as it is very close to the bridge connecting the SFO city and airport (30 min approx in off peak hours) from valley. Room was clean and spacious with no noisy neighbours. Lovely view of the fog hit mornings from the window. Was glad to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had business in Santa Clara and Palo Alto and the hotel was a quick drive to both. Spacious room for the price and solid breakfast. Not a whole lot going on in the immediate area was the only downside.

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Berlin, Germany
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30 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you are doing business in Silicon Valley, have a car and don't want to be in the hustle and bustle of downtown Palo Alto, The Aloft Silicon Valley is a great place to stay. It is only minutes from Palo Alto, but you get a lot for your money. Chic and modern, the suite sized room is the price... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed here instead of on the peninsula. The room was bigger and much cheaper than the alternatives in nearby Palo Alto. Hotel staff very friendly, gym is nice and nice little freebies like bottled water and coffee in room. Few issues. If you order room service, they do not disclose on menu that there is a room fee and delivery... More 

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

Hi Elena, Thanks for sharing your experience. Our all-suite hotel is a great choice when you need that extra space. The living room and kitchenette make extended stays all the more comfortable. All service charges are outlined on the menu and on the receipt upon delivery. If you have any questions, please reach out and we will be happy to... More 

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