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San Jose Airport Central Motel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1440 North First Street, I-880, 1st Street Exit, San Jose, CA 95112 (Formerly Motel 6)
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Ranked #63 of 72 hotels in San Jose
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Surprised at the negative reviews as this Motel 6 has the updated rooms. I had a nice clean room at a reasonable price. Quick and easy check in. I have stayed at this motel 6 several times over the past 15 years and it is nice to see how it has been remodeled. It is very close to the airport,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Grim. Absolutely grim. Dirty, smelly reception area, broken door locks. People smoking drugs outside the rooms. Dirty carpets. Urine smell in the room. Stains everywhere. Stinking. Absolutely disgusting. So - we checked out immediately a found somewhere else. Thankfully we got our money back - the guy on reception seemed well rehearsed at that part. The worst experience I have... More

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Brampton, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

When you arrive, you are greeted with a gut instinct of 'unsafe'. Lots of local people hanging outside the front door. People lingering around the parking lot. The room was very basic. Tv, phone, and 1 little soap. Bed was horrible. We could hear people walking above us (on level 2 as we were on level 1) very clearly and... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at San Jose Airport Central Motel, responded to this review

Dear love2travl2011 - We sincerely apologize for the unwelcoming environment, room conditions, comfort issues and disturbances you encountered during your recent stay. These issues are not consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6. Please kindly contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide you with better service in... More

St Paul, MN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Needed a room on short notice, regrettably everything else was booked. Even when compared to my usually low expectations of Motel 6, this was a new low. Arriving at 8:00p.m., I got a 2nd floor room. The 2nd floor walkway seemed rickety, uncarpeted and constructed with a railing that seemed like it would collapse into a pile of rust if... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I don't usually go out of my way to write reviews on motels but after this, I felt an obligation to warn others of this horrible place. My husband and I were flying out of San Jose on a very early flight. We weren't looking for the most expensive place but had we known our experience would've been this bad,... More

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emeryville, ca
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I was dreading the stay, but I was in SJ on a night when absolutely everything else was booked. The room was updated, with flat screen TV and Ikea-like furniture. Very clean and no problems whatsoever. Pleasantly surprised. It costs half as much as most other hotels in the area, and given that, I think I will stay there again.... More

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Jackson, NH
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I am at this motel right now as I write this... I really screwed up, I have an early flight out of San Jose Airport in the morning, and I made this reservation on line yesterday. Let me give you the few pluses I see in this property... wi-fi is free and half decent, location to the airport and trolley... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

This motel is a poor value. Not even any soap in bathroom. Stale smelling. No information in room on TV stations or phone system. When calling front desk attendant not able or willing to give any information. Most uncomfortable.

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This may not be the best location to stay in the Bay Area but its close to the airport, 101 and 880 highways and some restaurants. For the price I paid, the rooms were nice and comfortable and seem upgraded. My room had a flat screen TV, was clean and fit for a family stay. In fact this is one... More

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Up until now I trusted the motel 6 brand, if a motel 6 was free I would book it and stay in it. NO MORE. Here's a list of my gripes with this accommodation: * Problems checking in, wrong room type * People live in the rooms, undesirable people. The carpark was full of hoodlems and I actually felt scared... More

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Additional Information about San Jose Airport Central Motel

Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn San Jose
San Jose Red Roof Inn
Address: 1440 North First Street, I-880, 1st Street Exit, San Jose, CA 95112 (Formerly Motel 6)
Location: United States > California > San Jose
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #63 of 72 hotels in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — San Jose Airport Central Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 San Jose Airport Central is 1 mile from San Jose Intl Airport and next to the Light Rail Station. Dining is nearby. Reserve our conference room. Free Micro-fridges in select rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms. ... more   less 
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Motel 6 San Jose Airport Central is 1 mile from San Jose Intl Airport and next to the Light Rail Station. Dining is nearby. Reserve our conference room. Free Micro-fridges in select rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms. ... more   less 
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