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Arena Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   817 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95120
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Ranked #31 of 72 hotels in San Jose
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Yuba City, Ca
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I attended and event at the SAP Center and in the past we have stayed at the Arena Hotel. In the past I have written and recommended this hotel but after our last visit I would have to seriously think twice before recommending it in the future. I can only rate it maybe low average at best. First... More

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Morro Bay, California
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recent two day stay with below average breakfast (included). CVS drugs next door. Downtown and arena within walking distance (2-4) blocks. Mexican, Japanese; Italian restaurants within 4 blocks to the north; restaurant row 3-4 blocks south(San Pedro Square). No parking fees. Rooms a bit run down, cheap furniture, old tvs. Reduce internet rate if they'll match? Arena events can be... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Disappointing, dingy and not for children. Drunken, profane fights by arena goers outside window all night. Mildew in bathrooms (though they leave Tilex in there for you to spray). Uncomfortable pillows )(rock hard, and they couldn't find any other kind) and beds. All rooms smell of smoke despite that they are "non-smoking." All rooms have jacuzzi tubs and hand-held showers,... More

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fresno
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

The pros- hotel is super close to SAP center, clean, nice staff. The cons- hotel is way overpriced for how old and run-down it is. Feels more like a motel. Terrible uncomfortable beds with just a thread bare blanket and sheet on them.

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Fernley, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We have stayed here twice for Peter Gabriel and Pink! concerts. It is within walking distance to the SAP arena and the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. They also have an awesome breakfast buffet which is included in the price of the room. It is directly next to a Walgreen's and close to several restaurants (Chipotle Grill... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

first of all we recommend you check booking.com before booking here as we saved $60. Hotelk itself is excellent. stylish fell all over and the room was excellent. breakfast was a nice choice of hot and cold. staff were less helpful than we are used to but we managed. location wise the hotel is within a short walk of shops... More

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Cambria, California
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32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Efficient & friendly check-in and room was spacious & very clean. An easy 10 min walk to SAP for a concert was so much easier than trying to drive & park in that massive lot. Area isn't super attractive but it's well lit & we were very comfortable walking after the concert ended at 11:30 - we will definitely be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We always stay here while attending any nearby events, not only because of proximity, but because the staff is always friendly and accommodating. Employees are always friendly and willing to assist in any way they can but this weekend I had the opportunity to chat awhile with the weekend manager and he was especially great! ~ made suggestions, printed my... More

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Oakhurst, Ca
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Have stayed here several times and has always been a good stay. Although it is part of a chain it gives a homey feel. Employees are friendly and the rooms are more than adequate. I very much appreciate the in room Jacuzzi. The breakfast is better than most free meals I have had at other hotels.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

There is no better place to stay if you are headed for a game. There is probably no other good reason to stay here. The Sharks arena is an easy walk, so go to the game, come back, sleep, leave. Great plan! You can also get extra air miles for staying here.

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Additional Information about Arena Hotel

Also Known As:
Arena Hotel San Jose
Arena San Jose
Address: 817 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95120
Location: United States > California > San Jose
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 72 hotels in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Arena Hotel features 89 spacious guestrooms offering floor plans from Deluxe King Rooms, Double Queen Rooms, to Deluxe suites. We offer corporate rates, AARP rates, and extended stay rates. We are located within walking distance to downtown San Jose and HP Pavilion. Enjoy our complimentary breakfast and dinner services during your stay. ... more   less 
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