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Fontaine Inn Downtown / Fairgrounds

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2460 Fontaine Road, San Jose, CA 95121
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Ranked #31 of 72 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

First of all, For more than 30 years I have lived and worked as a high school teacher in San Jose, CA. I know the city and its neighborhood quite well. So, I would be the first one to tell you that I would not look forward to staying in a hotel situated on the East Side of San Jose,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was a blind booking without any research. We needed somewhere to stay between Napa Valley and the coast. We also wanted to be able to say "we knew the way to San Jose"! We wish we hadn't. The room was clean and comfortable. The site is right next to a busy freeway and therefore most of the rooms were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I reserved 2 rooms because this hotel advertised itself as pet-friendly on TripAdvisor. During check-in, after driving a moving van 800 miles I was told by the Fontaine receptionist they do not allow pets. I pointed out the TripAdvisor listing, and was told that new management hadn't gotten around to changing it yet. I offered to pay an extra fee,... More

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Mit P, General Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am extremely sorry to hear that your experience at our hotel was not pleasant. I see that the hotel amenities, listed on TripAdvisor, displayed that we are a pet friendly hotel. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and was an oversight on our part. I have made the change to our hotel profile on Trip Advisor, so... More

San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

During my stay at Fontaine Inn, i found the location very easily accessible and close to major roads and higgways. The staff was very helpful and friendly. I would definitely recommend Fontaine Inn to family and friends.

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Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

It was a good stay except for a couple of things. (1) little kid throw rocks at cars. (2) loud talking on cell phone around 3am outside the hallway. Other than all that Management was very nice. Comfortable bed and good HOT shower.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

very good clean rooms always can get a room we use this hotel we enjoy our stays alot of parking good service very good prices good breakfast need better coffee but over all you only need a place to sleep never had any problems here they do have a security gaurd

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I used to come here often but since ownership changed, I will not be back. I showed up before check in time and the staff member reluctantly put me in the room early. I could tell they did not want to even though the room was available, but at least this staff member was pleasant. The room: The complementary shampoo... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Close to 101 freeway. Easy on and off ramps. Restaurants close by - Denny's, Jack in the box, Chuck-E-Cheese pizza. Nice rooms. Has refrigerater in room. Good Truck Parking. Breakfast very convenient. Dishnetwork on Television in rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stopped in San Jose to visit family, came across the Fontaine Inn. Which is also located across from Chuck E.Cheese (kids loved it) It was definatley more than we expected, front desk was helpful with directions. Room was more than expected, clean and the Coffee maker was a plus for us. They had a basic breakfast, but had Waffles... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

Will never stay there again! Not even for free! The clerk asked me if my I.D was fake and also mentioned how people try to use mexican ID's to book a room! How is that my business?! I'm mexican-american and he's comment about my I.D being fake was completely out of line!

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Address: 2460 Fontaine Road, San Jose, CA 95121
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Location: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Fontaine Inn Downtown / Fairgrounds 2*
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Also Known As:
Days Inn San Jose
San Jose Days Inn

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Discover the best kept secret among affordable hotels in San Jose, California. People that travel to San Jose often, for work or for pleasure, know that The Fontaine Inn is the way to make your money go further without sacrificing comfort. Conveniently located just off the Bayshore Freeway, close to the Mineta San Jose International Airport, the newly renovated Fontaine Inn is ideally situated. Road warriors love our piping hot showers and cozy beds after a long day on the road. We have plenty of parking for your truck, motor coach, or work vehicle. Busy professionals appreciate our proximity to Silicone Valley businesses. Students, traveling sports teams, and their families love the value and convenience of being close to San Jose State University and Santa Clara University. Whether you are on a family on vacation or just passing through, our San Jose hotel is easily accessible from the highway and situated close to many California attractions, like the Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Raging Waters Theme Park, California's Great America Theme Park and Silicon Valley businesses as well as great dining and shopping.•Free Wi-Fi•Free continental breakfast•Free parking for cars, large trucks, RVs and buses•Free local phone calls•Outdoor pool•Cable TV•In-room microwave, coffee makers, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, and hair dryers• ... more   less 
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