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The Sainte Claire

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   302 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Formerly Hyatt Sainte Claire)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
amunoz1807 Tracy, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tracy, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Entering lobby area is like going back in time, shiny marble floors, cathedral cielings, and rich wood finishes. My room was one of the older ones...comfortable with the streetcars humming by every once in a while. Construction was going on but the noise stopped at 5pm. Italian restaurant in lobby area has a friendly bar and a very good menu... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the place to stay in downtown San Jose. I have tried all the other hotels around and near the convention center and this small gem is a welcome change - a more personalized and quaint setting with a rather better restaurant than the Marriott or Hilton. The Fairmont and Four Points are the two other options and this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saint Claire may be an older lady, but she's aged very gracefully. Loved the imitation view of the sky in the bathroom, the absolutely huge flat screen Samsung TV, and the wonderfully responsive staff. Only down side to the visit was the renovation project going on the floor above ours. Definitely in love with the Claire.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sainte Claire is a quaint, architecturally beautiful hotel with a great deal of unrealized potential. Going into the hotel, we had read online that the Sainte Claire is an older hotel. We were fine with that. What was problematic for us at first was the room's condition. In fact, the condition of our first two rooms. Once we checked... More

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Orange County
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and a friendly and professional staff. They are currently under remodel, so there is banging during business hours, M-F. I had one of the rooms yet to be remodeled and it had some great architectural details. My folks had one of the remodeled rooms, which was lovely. I wish they had kept a little bit more of the... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lobby is beautiful. Yes the hotel is old, nostalgic, historic etc. However, the carpet in the hallway is disgustingly dirty, mattress is hard and the linens are so scratchy. Rooms are small, our view from our room looks like a prison yard. Would NOT stay here again. Oh and it's mandatory valet at 29$ per day....ouch

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sainte Claire Hotel is a historical hotel right across from the convention center and literally a block away from the downtown strip on First Avenue. First of all, you walk into a beautiful lobby that is right out of the turn of the century California. HIgh ceilings with beautiful decor. Check in with the front staff was efficient and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is right out of a Chandler novel, which gives it a lot of charm. The location is excellent, right next to lots of restaurants and the free shuttle (helpful for getting to the train station, I was travelling to Santa Clara every day). The room was fine, big enough, nice bathroom, comfortable bed. The internet was a bit... More

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here for three days for work. I need to rest but the rooms are so noisy that it would be better to sleep in the parking space outside saving all the money they ask you for one night. Moreover if you are in the internal side there are the air conditioning engine which only increase the noise. I'll... More

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Cary, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here two nights on business. Pretty good location downtown, about 10 minutes from the airport. It is right right across the street from the convention center and near plenty of restaurants. The hotel has a nice lobby and a European old world feel to it. Breakfast was not included, but it was delicious and they served good size... More

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Address: 302 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Formerly Hyatt Sainte Claire)
Location: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sainte Claire 4*
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The Sainte Claire Hotel San Jose
Larkspur Collection Sainte Claire
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The Sainte Claire is one of California’s genuine grand landmarks – a stately hotel with majestic, plush interiors situated in the heart of downtown San Jose. This landmark embraces the character of yesteryear and greets the innovators of tomorrow with luxurious modern amenities and timeless service, from complimentary wireless high speed internet to the full service business center and the knowledgeable Concierge. Additionally, the hotel offers signature amenities, including L’Occitane bath and body products, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Relaxing and comfortable, yet inspiring and sophisticated – The Sainte Claire truly offers the best of both worlds. ... more   less 
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