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BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara

1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (Formerly University Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fruitland, Idaho
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely pleased to find an elevator. My sister has a very bad back and it is difficult to climb stairs. They also had a workout room with the latest equipment and television. There was a pool, too, but we did not use it so cannot rate it. It appeared to be clean.

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello Kenneth F, Thank you for the 5 star review. I am happy to read that your sister found the elevator useful. Adding an elevator to an existing 2 story hotel is very rare, but the owners wanted to add every upgraded convenience possible while we transformed into a Best Western. We hope to welcome you both back on your... More

Phoenix, AZ, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area for the annual Bridge School Benefit Concert at Shoreline in Mountain View and spent 3 nights at the BW University Inn. The hotel was easy to get to from San Jose airport and very close to the college, shopping and a gazillion restaurants. The hotel staff was friendly beyond words, and very accommodating. Initially they... More

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello brainofkjf, Thank you for your many positive remarks regarding our staff, breakfast, location, and guest rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More

Kingston, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stay. Rooms were clean and comfortable. The hotel was quiet at night--no traffic noise. Breakfast was good --- no surprises. Had everything you would expect at a BW. We were pleased by the friendliness of the staff. The hotel is located close to the San Jose Airport.

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello David R, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hope to welcome you back if you ever return to Santa Clara. At your service, Curtis More

Shelton, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a place to stay in Santa Clara to visit our son. The prices of many of the other hotels were outside our budget for our three night stay. Reading the description of this location we were impressed with the fact it had been recently remodeled and it was only three miles from our son. The staff was very... More

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello David & Christy R, Thank you for the great review and for recommending our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. At your service, Curtis More

Santa ClaRA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service. Used Computers in Lobby. Staff was the best. Management was perfect. Handicap accomodations perfect. Close to stores, restaurants, car rental. Price was affordable. Neighborhood was safe. Pool and gym were available, Grounds were pretty. Breakfast was tastyt and free. Refrigerator, microwave, iron, hair dryer in room.

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello Robert R, Thank you for the great review. All of us appreciate your kind words and hope to welcome both of you back soon. At your service, Curtis More

arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing special, staff was nice. I suppose it was the best value for San Jose. I dont understand why all the hotels are overpriced. Its not like there is much to do in San Jose. This is a average hotel who needs better internet. Internet need I say more? By the way the rooms are updated. Beds, well, average..

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello warne1, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Reviews like this give us an opportunity to grow and appeal to as many guests as possible. All of us work very hard to ensure that our guests have the best experience possible. I’m sorry to read that you did not enjoy the hotel as much as most... More

Fontana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great hotel to stay at if you're go to see the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Staduim. It's close to San Jose Airport, close mall, close to downtown San Jose, and close to transportation into The City (San Francisco).

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello Gustavo E, Thank you for the 5 star review. We’re very fortunate to be close to so many great attractions. The Best Western University Inn is centrally located within 2 to 4 miles from Levi’s Stadium, SAP Center, San Jose Convention Center, Santa Clara Convention Center, and California’s Great America. We’re also only 1 mile from the Santa Clara... More

Trenton, NJ, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

From the minute we checked in to the day we left, we felt welcome and taken care off. The breakfast is pretty varied, the coffee good.The pool was a little chilly, but refreshing every morning and night. There is even a laundry room for guests and a bathroom by the pool area. Almost home when on the Camino Real....... The... More

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello Jill B, Thank you for the great review and the kind words regarding the hotel and our staff. One of the final things we still need to complete is heating our pool. Because of our many green initiatives, we wanted to use solar to heat the pool. We plan to have this completed before the winter. We look forward... More

Portland, Oregon
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126 reviews 126 reviews
29 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The hotel has been totally renovated with clean, well designed rooms, nice breakfast, great staff, reasonable rates. The design is traditional California motel with buildings surrounding parking lot. Rooms on first and second floors. Nice pool. Much quieter than I thought it would be. Easy to get to. We will stay here again, for sure.

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello nuwildcat65, Thank you for making the Best Western University Inn less of a secret with your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More

Jacksonville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I enjoyed staying here for the cleanliness, the breakfast, the attentive staff and the ease and proximity to restaurants and SCU campus. I had an issue with a neighboring room late at night with their loudness....I reported it and there wasn't another problem. Great staff.

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Curtis C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Hello Kristi D, Thank you for the 5 star review. I’m glad you had a great experience with us, despite the loud guests next door. It was our pleasure to intervene once we became aware of the issue. We hope to welcome you back soon. At your service, Curtis More

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Address: 1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (Formerly University Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Ramada Limited - Santa Clara Hotel Santa Clara
Ramada Santa Clara
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