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“Nice Place” 4 of 5 stars
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2118 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126   |  
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Ranked #13 of 73 Hotels in San Jose
Middleton, Wi
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This Best Western had very nice rooms and a friendly staff.. Our only disappointment was there was no airport shuttle and a cab was a flat $15. We always return our rental car the night before our flight just in case there's a problem with the return. Then, we shuttle back to the hotel for the night and shuttle to the airport for our flight. We were very surprised there was no airport shuttle especially for a hotel near the airport. We were told none of the BW in the area have a shuttle. This is the first time we've encountered this.



  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Lake Tahoe, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This hotel is a very good value for a stay in the San Jose/Santa Clara area. The entire hotel has been recently renovated and now sets the standard for updated comfort at a budget price. Minor complaint is that like other hotels in this class the window heating/AC unit can be a bit noisy.

The staff is professional and honest, the maid found and manager returned several clothing items I mistakenly left behind. Location is very conveniet to Santa Clara University, downtown San Jose, and the airport. Note that this Best Western is pet free.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eugene, Oregon, USA
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stay at this hotel frequently. Our newly renovated room was less comfortable than before. Neither the desk chair nor the lounge chair was comfortable, and the decorative colors and paintings are not attractive. Nice shutters on the window!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Denver, Colorado, USA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My stay was very comfortable and the location was good. Close to airport and close to the location I was in town for. Rooms were remodeled and clean. Staff was very accommodating and helpful. There was remodeling construction being done on the first floor during my stay but the schedule the construction crew worked was very accommodating. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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CALIFORNIA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We stayed the night of 12/5/12 at the property. The room has been totally renovated and it is clean, in good taste, comfortable bed, flat screen TV, CD/DVD player. Small size but with all the necessary amenities. Continental breakfast is basic but not bad. The renovation noise from the floor below was not ofensive and we were advised in advance. We will return to this property and will recommend it to our friends

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This Best Western recently underwent a face lift and it was well worth it. The room was large, well appointed, and the bed was super comfortable. I love the little touches like the marble counter tops, the crown molding, and the tile floor entrance to our room. The closet was huge! The internet was plenty fast and the customer service was top notch. The only complaint I have is that the televisions were programed to only be turned up to 30 and for two adults who are not hard of hearing, it was too low. The clerk was not able to turn them up. And, it seems that the hot water is set for a certain temperature that is comfortable but won't get very hot. I realize that's a safety thing, but I would have liked a slightly warmer shower. Those two things won't stop me from staying there in the future, but I sure would like them to address those two issues.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Airport Plaza

Address: 2118 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
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Location: United States > California > San Jose
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#11 Business Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the most charming San Jose, California hotels, the Best Western Airport Plaza delivers old-world charm, modern style and a central location right near the San Jose Airport and San Jose Convention Center. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western - San Jose Airport Plaza Hotel San Jose
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