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BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (Formerly University Inn)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 times on either end of our driving vacation. We were pleased with the updated decor, comfortable beds, good wifi, great hot breakfast -- with waffles and hot oatmeal and blueberry raisins! - breakfast sandwiches the first weekend ,scrambled eggs, potatoes and sausage the next. There is a nice pool area too. I love that you can... More

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

Hello TravDreamer, Thank you for the review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast. We added fresh oatmeal and organic dried fruit as toppings a couple of months ago. The scrambled eggs, sausage, and seasoned potatoes were added just last week. While these items are not brand requirements, we wanted to create the best experience possible. We hope... More

Long Beach, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we first checked into the room for a two night stay, my wife noticed that there was a blood stain on the bed sheet. Pretty significant size. (I took a picture.) Also, the a/c was not working. I explained the situation to David the manager. I asked for a complimentary one night & to switch us to another room.... More

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Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this to be a great place to stay before heading to the Bay Area. Check-in was quick and easy (I think the desk clerk's name was Marisol?), with no hassles. The front lobby was clean, modern, and inviting. The parking is a bit compact, but adequate. The rooms are on two floors and centered around a small swimming... More

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

Hello KevinandJamie, Thank you for the 5 star review. Marisol and the rest of the team thank you for your kind words. We all appreciate the opportunity to provide a positive guest experience. I apologize that you were not given the opportunity to ask questions during your departure. We recently added an additional front desk associate to ensure we our... More

Haifa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable room, good internet speed. Location is very convenient. Good choice for breakfast. Air condition does not make much noise. I did not want to leave the hotel at the end of my stay. It rarely happens, when I travel on business! I'd like to come here again!

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

Hello mdmitry, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review of our hotel. I look forward to sharing your experience with our team. Creating experiences like this is exactly what we all strive for. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. At your service, Curtis More

FOLSOM, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value, great breakfast. The place was very clean. The only minor issue was the noise from other guests using the ice machine late at night. Our room was just below the exterior ice machine. I would stay here again.

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

Hello Art N, Thank you for the five star review. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. At your service, Curtis More

Studio City, CA, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was the Best Hotel in the Santa Clara/San Jose area for the price. CLEAN, FRESH, COMFORTABLE, Great staff. Centrally located to shopping and freeway. The room was very nice. The Breakfast was not just cold muffins. They had a great variety of food. Also, Coffee, Tea, Juices. And fresh Oatmeal. This was a great place to stay for... More

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

Hello David S, Thank you for the 5 star review. We hope to welcome you back soon. At your service, Curtis More

Manila, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the price and since its just an overnight stay, we weren't expecting much. Too our surprise, it was a great hotel experience! The room was clean and didn't feel stuffy as most cheap hotel rooms are. The amenities were great; they had a pool, microwave inside the room, and most useful of all for our stay - an ironing... More

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

Hello Cholo A, Thank you for the positive review. I’m glad you had a great stay with us, and appreciate you recommending the hotel. At your service, Curtis More

Eureka, CA, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was convenient, but I was too tired for the check-in process to be the less than stellar experience it was. The rest of the stay was better and breakfast is much improved from a previous stay there.

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

Hello Sandra E, I deeply apologize that we failed to deliver superior customer care during your check-in. I have addressed your concern directly with the associate. We will use your valuable feedback as a training tool to ensure we continue to create the best stay possible for all of our valued guests. We hope you give us another chance to... More

Modesto, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel for the area. Newly renovated so everything smelled new. I suggested asking for a second floor room as we did hear footsteps in the morning. If you are not a morning person be prepared to be woken up by the noise of the housekeeping cart in the early morning. We wish the pool stayed open longer and that... More

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

Hello Autumn K, Thank you for the 4 star review. I appreciate the feedback regarding the housekeeping carts. Our housekeepers normally start at 9am and try to be as quite as possible. Even though we have brand new housekeeping carts, the wheels rolling on our beautiful pavers in the parking lot and tiled corridors does make a bit of noise.... More

Santa Rosa, CA, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really could not tell if this was new construction or renovated, it was that nice! Everything done to my exacting standards. Super clean. Microwave & refrigerator a plus. Very comfortable. Professional staff.

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

Hello Liz F, Thank you for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Santa Clara. 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): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Clara #6 Business Hotel in Santa Clara #6 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
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