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BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara

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1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (Formerly University Inn)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wichita
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very clean, eye appealing motel. Very quiet rooms. Very nicely decorated. Bed was comfy. Shower and toilet area a little small, but okay. Breakfast was nice and staff was very nice and friendly.

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Chandler, United States
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect hotel in the middle on Santa Clara. Close to everything, and a very comfortable location. Once inside the property you feel like you are in a mini resort! Rooms are clean, quiet and the breakfast served prepares anyone for a great day!!

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Sunland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent all the way around. If we go back up to Northern California, this is the Hotel we will stay in. It was just a nice place. Staff was very helpful. Not much else to say about this Best Western. How come I have to have 200 words?

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Truckee, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great find for a Best Western. The room and grounds appeared to be newly remodeled, and the beds were soft and cozy. The rooms smelled fresh and were inviting and when we return, we'll stay here again.

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Fresno, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean rooms! Very nice rooms especially for the price that i paid very reasonable. Free breakfast. Nice people very informative. Your around everything one hour to go to santa cruz. Hotel rooms are cleaned daily. They can wash your clothes if needed. Your 10 minutes away from levi stadium. Definitely will recommend this hotel.

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Las Cruces, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Many of the higher end hotels were booked or so expensive they were not options. Hotel has been recently remodeled and the staff was great. 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 candy_bling678, Thank you for the review and for recommending us. At your service, Curtis More 

Stockton, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was great, staff were friendly and helpful. Great location to get to the stadium or shoreline. Near a few restaurants. Updated, comfy bed and room. I would stay here again if I am in the area for sure!

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

Hello Amanda W, Thank you for the 5 star review. We’re very fortunate to be located within a few miles of so many great venues. Levi’s Stadium, SAP Center, San Jose and Santa Clara Convention Center, Great America, and the new soccer stadium Avaya is all within 3 short miles. We look forward to welcoming you back during your next... More 

Fresno, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice now and both times were good experiences. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms have all been recently remodeled so they are clean, nicely decorated, and the bathrooms do NOT smell like mildew. Also, the bathrooms have plenty of counter space to set toilitries on. The microwaves work well and the refrigerators... More 

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

Hello Lisa G, Thank you for choosing to stay with us a second time. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business and look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More 

Seattle, Washington
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158 reviews 158 reviews
35 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and well cared for this room was one of the highlight rooms of our trip. Staff was wonderful and helpful and gave us a map to the airport so we would not get lost in the morning. Room was spacious and comfortable with clean linens and clean furnishings. Very convenient to the airport.

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

Hello Bradford7050, Thank you for the great review. Reading that your guest room was the highlight room of your trip made our day. We hope to welcome you back the next time you are in Santa Clara. At your service, Curtis More 

Salt Lake City Utah, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel in Santa Clara had been recently updated and it was lovely. I only wished there was a hot tub but everything else was great. We would come back to this location if we were in the area again.

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

Hello Jayna S, Thank you for the 5 star review. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are one of the few hotels in the area that has a nice swimming pool and sitting area. I agree that a hot tub would be a nice addition. Unfortunately, the limited space around the pool would make it challenging to... More 

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