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Hotel Stratford

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2499 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
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Ranked #20 of 33 Hotels in Santa Clara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

my first visit and i have stayed at other Silicon Valley lodging places. within its category (2 star) it is fine. if you are on a budget, this should be your place. not a hotel, a two story motel but exterior clearly remodeled and interior neat and apparently remodeled, including new wall heating/cooling system. adequately sized square studio room, neat... More

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Sunnyvale, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

Stayed there for one whole month for a business trip to SV. Had a very nice room, comfy bed, coffee maker, microwave, fridge and ironing board. Photos on their website are accurate. WiFi internet was surprisingly fast and reliable; definetely a big plus. Also, it was rather quiet despite being on the El Camino Real. Service is also very good... More

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sampatelca, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Stratford, responded to this review

Our location is very convenient to being close to the Santa Clara Convention Center and San Jose International Airport along with several large technical companies such as Yahoo, Cisco, MacAfee, Nvidia, making it very easy for business clients to reach their destinations. More

Santa Cruz, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

Being a travel agent and having stayed all over the world, my standards can be a little unreasonable. However, I have been looking into value hotels for clients that want to stop over in San Jose. This will now be the place I recommend for those on a budget! The room was very clean, the bed very comfortable, and you... More

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sunnyvale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

I usually stay here to "get away". The service is always great the rooms and clean - and the manager Doreen Chavarria is always so pleasant and helpful. Recommend this place to anyone for the comfort service and great location to food and attractions.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

I had to move out of my house due to a serious leak , after a very bad early rain. My contractor wanted do everything in one day and night. So I was looking for a every inexpensive spot to stay for 2 nights. A friend of mime referred me to the hotel since it was near my Auntie, who... More

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river point
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2009

I stayed at this hotel and was very happy. The front desk was very helpful with directions,the rooms were clean and looked like it had been newly remodled. I especially liked the flat panel t.v The breakfast was delicious with so many choices. I will be coming back here again!!!

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los angeles
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

I thought Howard Johnson hotels were supposed to be somewhat clean and nice--it looked like a cruddy time warp from the 70s. Yuck. We booked this for an overnight stay after going to a sporting event. The air conditioner was broken-did not work at all-the room seemed old and dirty. When we first walked in the room all I could... More

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sampatelca, District Manager at Hotel Stratford, responded to this review

This property underwent an management change in August because of customer complaints specifically of the manager and his handling of the property. The property has also been renovated throughout the year for a better guest experience. More

Scotts Valley, CA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2006

It was obvious why this was one of the cheapest hotels in the area. I booked a room with one bed but they gave me one with two. The lady at the checkin specified to only use one bed. The towels had red or brown stains on them - luckily I had my own towel with me and didn't want... More

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sampatelca, District Manager at Hotel Stratford, responded to this review

This property used to be a Howard Johnson Lodge and has terminated its affiliation with them. It has been transformed into a upscale property with renovation made throughout 2009, which include new beds, carpet, furniture, televisions, and management. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2006

The innkeeper is a nice man. He is a joker, jokes about everything. So don't take his words so seriously. He's helpful too. Rooms are ok. The wireless internet access is very weak, so do request for an ethernet cable and plug into the wall. Location is quite good! 15mins drive to airport, bus 22 to Santa Clara Caltrain station... More

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los angeles, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2005

I was in Silicon Valley for a computer show, needed a place to stay for a few days, and didn't have much money to spend on this trip. So I ended up here for about $50/night.... The room was fine, although the paint was a bit patchy in some places (especially on the ceiling). Everything seemed to work (TV, phones,... More

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Address: 2499 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
Location: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Stratford 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Santa Clara
Santa Clara Howard Johnson

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