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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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Ranked #25 of 72 hotels in San Jose
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a family wedding. The cousin chose this place for everyone to stay. The hotel lobby was nice. Valet service was awesome because the guys were super nice but note, it is expensive ($29 a day). A slight mishap when we first checked in, our bathroom was missing the shower curtain and the tub had several chips... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the city center of San Jose with abundant of restaurants just a walking distance away. The hotel looks old and classic in a good way with all the vintage decorative. Hotel room is huge and bathroom of decent size. Amenities are provided aplenty, from towels to soap and shampoo. Thumbs up for the service of... More

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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179 reviews 179 reviews
24 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a wedding reception here on Saturday and it was fantastic! The food, ambiance and service were Tremendous. The people who run the catering part of this establishment are real pros. The location downtown is great. The building is very interesting and it has a charm that certainly gives you a feel for what it was like in the... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

One of the more interesting renovated downtown properties it met all of our expectations. The renovated, upper floor rooms although compact, were quiet and very modern. The lobby, elevators and meeting rooms are excellent, as is the in house restaurant, Il Fornaio . Parking, at 29$ per night was uncomfortable, but convenient and car retrieval was prompt. Staff were very... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed this hotel. The hotel is just beautiful to look at! The staff was okay, but the valet was amazing. It is 29 dollars for in and out privileges and they have a private parking spot at the convention center parking lot for you. It is also within walking distances to a few banks which is nice and... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Was in San Jose for business meetings and stayed at the Sainte Claire. Upon walking in, I felt I had gone back in time and expected a very interesting and nostalgic experience. The longer the stay went on however the more disappointing it became. The room was small with a view of a concrete wall. The hallways were dingy with... More

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San Francisco, California
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Sainte Claire is a gorgeous old hotel -- you enter the lobby and are whisked away to the early 1900s when staying here must have been an incredible luxury. The bell staff and the restaurants are great and hospitable. Then you go up to your room and feel as if you've been transported to a completely different hotel. The... 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
Larkspur Collection San Jose

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#5 Luxury Hotel in San Jose #6 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
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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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