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Clarion Inn Silicon Valley

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3200 Monterey Road, San Jose, CA 95111
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Ranked #30 of 72 hotels in San Jose
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Glendale, AZ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled by car. In town for business. Arrived a bit early for check-in, called motel and was greeted by the kindest, most professional gentleman. He stated we could check in early. We appreciated that, since our event started before the regular check-in time, and if we had not been able to settle into our room prior, it would have been... More

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Lurago D'Erba, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Good position, 15 minutes away from downtown San Jose (by bus). Big rooms, clean, with all you can need. Many power plugs. Free WiFi. The staff was polite and helpful. I didn't have the opportunity to notice anything about the neighborhoods, cause I have been out for all the days of my stay. Very close to the airport too (Mineta... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Fabio, We are very pleased that you had planned and executed an memorable stay in San Jose. We very much appreciate your kind words to detail all those facets that made your time here successful. We are updating the hotel in a significant fashion and appreciate the time and effort you took to show us off. Have a safe... More

West Sacramento
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

After reading some of the prior comments I was a little worried about what the room would be like. We had a very difficult time finding a room in San Jose on the night that we wanted because we waited too long to book. However, I was pleasantly surprised that our room was spacious, the carpet looked relatively new, the... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Respected Traveller and Guest, We truly appreciate your recognition on our social review site. Sounds like you had a fun trip and enjoyed your time in San Jose. We will continue to provide you with great service and are actively addressing the issue of a fresh outlook to the property. Come again. Kind Regards, John Smith Guest Relations More

Snoqualmie, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I usually read a lot of reviews before I pick a hotel but I didn't see anything about how this hotel was in a bad part of the town. As we were driving to the hotel, my mother in law who was in another vehicle behind us decided to turn right instead of following us. We ended up turning into... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are truly sorry to hear that your guest experience did not meet our high standards. We can understand your dissatisfaction and apologize for that. We will bring immediate attention to these issues and resolve them. Kind Regards, J. Smith Guest Relations More

St. Louis, MO
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Knowing I would not have a car during two nights in San Jose, I was attracted to the notion that this place, while a little more expensive than some, is on the Caltrain line, as I was coming through town on Amtrak. It is indeed on the line, but only for very limited early morning and night stops on WEEKDAYS,... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share on our social media site. We are truly sorry you did not receive the attention to helping you understand the CALTRAIN schedule from our Capitol Station. We are truly pleased to hear that you we're so excited to use the Caltrain Commuter Train service. We will find ways to... More

Brussels, Belgium
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

this motel is located near the san jose fleamarket. So if you like to look for antics and collectablescthis is the place to be. The entrance of the motelbis on the highway but the main bulding id back of thecroad. rooms are very large very well equipated. Small kitchen. Great flat screen and wifi free. Breakfast is classic for usa.... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share on our social media site with such positive feedback! It's comforting to know that guests are enjoying our unique locale established in San Jose since 1989. The San Jose Flea Market is a big part of early and recent San Jose Culture. Kudos to you for getting out there.... More

Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My daughter and I spent 10 nights at this Inn. The Inn is located near the town centre which is ideal. Rooms were clean and well decorated. The Staff were friendly and helpful. McDonalds, KFC, Burger King, Taco Bell, Steak House, next door Café all within a short drive. It was a pleasure to stay there.

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share on our social media site with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are... More

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I visit the Campbell CA area a few times a year. I have stayed at several hotels over the years (Campbell Inn, Bristol, Carlyle, even Hayes Mansion) and this one was the best hands down. I travel by myself so am interested in someplace with good value, comfortable beds, clean, and where I feel safe. This hotel delivers all that... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share on our social media site with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are... More

Walnut Grove, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

The location is great to get anywhere in San Jose Rooms are spacious and the beds are comfortable. This is my third time here and I have not encountered any problems. Everything is clean too. They have all amenities with a pool and Jacusi If there is any thing to be concerned with is leaving the hotel grounds as the... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

Dear Respected Guest it is our pleasure to have the opportunity to provide you with hospitality service. Thank you for your thoughtful and appreciative thoughts. We are pleased you had a memorable trip. We look forward to your return. More

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Located in a rough area. The pool was closed. There are water leak damaged on the ceiling in the bathroom. The carpet is dirty. When you look out the window, you will see the area behind the building has piles of dry leaves and trash. The internet connection was not working but the WiFi is.But the people behind the counter... More

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ClarionSJC, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, responded to this review

We regret your experience. There are a few buildings in the area that are now closed due to financial reasons. They are being redeveloped into elite nursing homes and retail marts. These are all circumstances out of our control. This is a haphazard review of our well established hotel. More

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Address: 3200 Monterey Road, San Jose, CA 95111
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Location: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Clarion Inn Silicon Valley 2*
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Clarion Inn Silicon Valley Hotel San Jose
Clarion Silicon Valley
Clarion San Jose
San Jose Clarion

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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#9 Green Hotel in San Jose
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The Clarion Inn Silicon Valley in San Jose was originally founded as the Presidents Inn in 1989 only a few days before Loma Prieta the World Series of Earthquakes. The hotel has stood through Mother Nature's biggest test and pushes on in the 21st Century. The hotel is easily accessed vi speedway (Capitol Expressway/HWY 101/HWY 87). The hotel is situated in the area of South San Jose only 15 minutes from McEnry Convention Center, Tech Museum, SJ MOMA, HP Pavillion, MLK Library, SJSU Campus, Rose Garden, Egyptian Rosicrucian Museum, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Hellyer Velodrome, Oakridge Shoppingtown, Santana Row, Winchester Mystery House and numerous attractions. The current hotel is in alignment with industry standards for accommodations that fit the needs of the Mid Scale Consumer. We strive to provide guests with value beyond the room. These features include: WIFI over the 1.5 acre grounds, A Large Pool, Lounge Deck and Hot Tub (Closed Winter), A family sized private self serve breakfast suite for guests serving a continental menu, A modern business center featuring a large computer screen and printer with internet access, An onsite guest laundry, and A private Conference Center that can seat 15+ classroom style, and a fitness center suite. Your family and friends are greeted and welcomed in our uniquely grand cathedral ceiling guest reception. We look forward to receiving you on your next trip to events in San Jose and the Silicon Valley. There is a limited service CALTRAIN STATION and VTA Bus Stop directly across the hotel. Staying with us will afford you a very good quality accommodation, reasonable dining and entertainment options, privacy and security in a relaxing locale, all only a short drive away from your main business agenda. ... more   less 
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