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Fontaine Inn Downtown-Fairgrounds

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Room & Suite (10)
2460 Fontaine Rd, San Jose, CA 95121-2141 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This hotel is Run down and Dirty! We walked in and I immediately contacted my travel company. Then in order to get my money back I went to the desk and they stated that I had had the room for 30 minutes (I had been...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sunshine18477025387
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown-FairgroundsResponded November 14, 2018

We are sorry to read your review of our hotel. While it is somewhat discouraging, feedback such as yours helps us to improve upon our service. We will take all of your observations into consideration, and attempt to make several improvements for the enjoyment of...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Horrible place to stay. The bed was broken the bath tub had stains the sink was not draining the bathroom door was damaged. The muffins at the breakfast were sliced in 4 ways. Please please please for haven sake don’t stay here. It is better...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank radhagupta423
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown-FairgroundsResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are disappointed to hear that you were not satisfied with your recent stay with us. We welcome constructive feedback from all our guests in order to ensure we deliver the highest standard of service possible. I...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

The room was very awful. Stains everywhere. Holes in the sheet. stained tub. leaky tub. Sticky floor. gross. As bad as the room was, the staff was worse. When asking for a refund, the front desk guy was so high, he said he couldn't refund...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Bryce R
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown-FairgroundsResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write and let us know about your recent experience at our hotel. We were naturally disappointed to see that your experience with us did not live up to your expectations, and did not meet the standard that we...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Clean rooms friendly staff free breakfast easy acces but the handicap room not very accessible JRTHGYTGY 🚜🚑🚐🎫🇺🇸🇪🇸🚩🇺🇸🗿♨♨🇨🇳🚩🇫🇷🇬🇧🇺🇸🏩↗▶🔼🆗🆗🇫🇷🚑🚫▶▶🇺🇸🎫👻🎥🚜👻🔮↗🚩🚑🚑🇨🇳💝💝♨🚜🚭🚜🚭🚭🚭📷📷🇪🇸🐴🐴🐫🐹🐷🐘🐧 %%🎊🎃😑🐣😃😉😉🎁🎁🎉🎈🎄🔮👻💝💝🎥📷↙㊗🛄🆔🚫🚭More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Virginia B
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown-FairgroundsResponded April 13, 2018

We are happy that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We love guests commenting on our cleanliness - we pride ourselves on providing a clean comfortable room for all of our guests. We're also happy to hear that you found our staff to be...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I never noticed this place before. Stayed here and it was very nice. Rooms are updated and the service was also very nice. Place was very safe and quiet, you could not hear the road noise at all being next to such a large streetMore

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank tony n
Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Fontaine Inn Downtown-FairgroundsResponded March 7, 2018

Hi Tony, It is always wonderful to be considered a "hidden gem", and we appreciate your feedback, thank you. We are delighted to have provided you with suitable accommodation for your trip here. We appreciate your kind words, and we hope to welcome you back...More

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Discover the best kept secret among affordable hotels in San Jose, California. People that travel to San Jose often, for work or for pleasure, know that The Fontaine Inn is the way to make your money go further More without sacrificing comfort. Conveniently located just off the Bayshore Freeway, close to the Mineta San Jose International Airport, the newly renovated Fontaine Inn is ideally situated. Road warriors love our piping hot showers and cozy beds after a long day on the road. We have plenty of parking for your truck, motor coach, or work vehicle. Busy professionals appreciate our proximity to Silicone Valley businesses. Students, traveling sports teams, and their families love the value and convenience of being close to San Jose State University and Santa Clara University. Whether you are on a family on vacation or just passing through, our San Jose hotel is easily accessible from the highway and situated close to many California attractions, like the Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Raging Waters Theme Park, California's Great America Theme Park and Silicon Valley businesses as well as great dining and shopping.•Free Wi-Fi•Free continental breakfast•Free parking for cars, large trucks, RVs and buses•Free local phone calls•Outdoor pool•Cable TV•In-room microwave, coffee makers, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, and hair dryers• Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$135 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Days Inn San Jose
San Jose Days Inn
United States > California > San Jose
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$135 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Days Inn San Jose
San Jose Days Inn
United States > California > San Jose
Traveler (35)
Room & Suite (10)
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Penny S
October 18, 2016|
Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Hi traveler, Fankly I'm not sure if there is a fitness area. I doubt it, though. They are running a low-budget operation. They don't seem to want to spend money on anything that isn't absolutely necessary.
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"DONT. All gross."
May 13, 2018
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"Ask for a renovated room and upstairs, so people don't keep you up by walking on the ceiling and..."
Nov 14, 2016
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"Go somewhere else."
Oct 1, 2016
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"It's ok for an overnight"
Aug 10, 2016
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