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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 #30 of 71 Hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I landed at SJC airport around 10pm and hadn't booked any accommodation. I was attending a conference so I needed something reasonably close to things but it didn't have to be fancy. Fontaine Inn was 20 minutes cab ride from the airport, 10 minutes cab ride the city, and the price was very reasonable. The room was clean and had... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a motel. Quiet, hot shower, and clean. Mostly people looking to sleep for a night. Stopped after a late night flight before starting our journey the next day. Breakfast in the AM was fine. It served the purpose and is stay there again. The front desk did hook us up with tooth paste.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a road trip and didn't want to spend a lot of money on hotels. Rather, we wanted to spend our money on restaurants and museums. The location of the hotel and its price allowed us to visit our planned places and still enjoy a clean place and a good night's rest.

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Forth Worth
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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San Jose, California
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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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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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