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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Reviews on this place are accurate. Newly remodeled, clean, good breakfast, and was quiet - we stayed one night only. The front desk was also very accommodating! We wanted to stay another evening and were told by Front Desk that it was approx. $145 for another night; we checked price on website, $98! I'm sure it was an honest mistake.... More 

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

Hello eaglerockmark, Thank you for the review and for recommending the Best Western University Inn. Prices do very greatly in the area based on the day of the week. Fridays and Saturdays are typically the best time to stay for lower rates, unless there’s a big game at Levi’s stadium, or concert at SAP center. Room rates on Sunday through... More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Ill keep it short and sweet. The hotel is newly remodeled and clean. They also have a very nice pool and fitness center, and the breakfast was the best that I have had at this level of hotel. We were there for only one night- which was quiet...only complaint was that we were thinking about staying another night-the front desk... More 

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

Hello eaglerockmark, Thank you for the great review. My apologies regarding the difference in rates. The front desk does a great job in finding the best rate possible. Bestwestern.com is also very consistent. Some 3rd party sites might offer a lower rate at first glance, but often it's for a different date. Our rates do fluctuate from day to day... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I flew in on the 28. Upon checking in I had the privilege of meetings Pampolina is an asset to their company. He was friendly, Quick and very knowledgeable of the surrounding area. I would definitely recommend this hotel. I diidnt think best western could be so nice. Will see you the next time I'm in Santa Clara.

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

Hello elkeabrams, Thank you for great review and for recommending the hotel. While transforming into a Best Western last year, we strived to not only make this one of the best Best Western’s, but also one of the best values for the area. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to share your kind words... More 

Minneapolis, MN
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Perfect location for business in the valley. New and modern, clean with friendly staff. Ask for a room away from El Camino Real, though - can be a bit loud on that busy street. Decent breakfast and exercise room is adequate for business travelers.

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

Hello PipersMom29, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We hope to welcome you back during your next visit to Santa Clara. At your service, Curtis More 

Torrance, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Minutes from San Jose airport. Just few miles from where I needed to be. Located down the road from University of Santa Clara & eateries on Alameda St. Front desk staff were very cheerful and friendly.

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

Hello EddieKoga, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing our hotel. We hope to welcome you back the next time you are in Santa Clara. At your service, Curtis More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Attractive, renovated facility with very quiet, clean and roomy. Staff was excellent, helpful and even kind.Breakfast was a notch above what we expected with scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles and all the normal items. Would return again as it was also a great value.

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

Hello Delbert H, Thank you for the 5 star review. Our breakfast has been evolving since we opened as a Best Western last April. I’m glad to read that you enjoyed our complimentary upgraded hot breakfast buffet. We look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More 

Weaverville, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Perfect location for the business I had to conduct. the room was very clean and nicely decorated. one of the few properties set away from busy traffic and freeways in the bay area. the only down side was that the pool was not heated. other than that I had a great stay and the hotel staff wonderful.

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

Hello Andy F, Our staff is very thankful for your kind words. Housekeepers, front desk associates, maintenance, and breakfast attendants all work very hard to ensure you have the best stay possible. Hearing how their work positively affected your stay always makes their day. We have many green initiatives at the hotel, and heating the pool using solar is an... More 

Eureka, CA, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This motel has vastly improved staff behavior as well as breakfast selections and quality. It is definitely one I would use again when in the Bay Area for doctor appointments and business meetings, too. It is conveniently located near businesses, eating out and shopping.

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

Hello Sandra E, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience while staying with us at the Best Western University Inn. We will continue to work hard to create the best stay possible. We look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More 

Portland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Recently remodeled, the rooms very nice with lots of space. Good location. I have stayed here several times in the past and like staying here. The included breakfast in the morning is quite good. Very close to Santa Clara University.

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

Hello Tom201122, Thank you for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back. At your service, Curtis More 

Aptos, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect at the value price for a place to stay in San Jose. Typically San Jose has overpriced rooms for less quality, but I've come to find that Best Western rarely disappoints if at all. My 4th stay and a 4th location this year with Best Western and I've been pleasantly surprised each time! Clean,... More 

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

Hello Carolina P, Thank you for the 5 star review. I’m happy that you enjoyed staying with us at the Best Western University Inn. We hope to welcome you back the next time you’re in Santa Clara. At your service, Curtis More 

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