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Hotel Elan

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Hotel Elan San Jose is a new renovated, contemporary hotel in a prime location for business travelers featuring free wifi and complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Just 1 mile from the San Jose Convention Center and Downtown San Jose Hotel Elan is the ideal "home base" for your visit to Silicon Valley. Hotel Elan offers boutique charm and modern amenities. Each spacious guestroom has a work desk with comfortable, ergonomic chair, cable tv with premium channels, full size ironing board, minifridge and coffee maker. Our Urban Spa Guestrooms feature Jacuzzi Jet Tubs with therapeutic water jets. Enjoy a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast every morning featuring bagels, cereals, muffins, assorted breads, fresh apples and oranges along with fruit juices. Complimentary coffee is served 24 hours a day in our lobby. Hotel Elan is conveniently located just six miles from San Jose International Airport. Minutes from Highway 280, 101, 880 and 87, Hotel Elan easy access to numerous Silicon Valley businesses in San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
50Car recommended
Grade: 50 out of 100
40Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
1215 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95110-3429
Getting there
Mineta San Jose Intl Airport4 mi
Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport34 mi
Tamien12 min
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It's the worst hotel ever. I had an allergie (a lot of red buttons). the food is very bad. the service is bad. They told that it's 3 stars hotel but it'snot true. they deserve only one photo. I'll nevercome back.
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So...there was a prostitute waiting in the lobby, greeting newcomers. I kid you not. There were three more prostitutes at the car dealership corner just outside property; one asked me if I wanted, “to spend the night, honey.” Hairs permeated the fleece blankets. Stains and
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That was the most terrible, shocking experience in terms of staying at a hotel. This place place should be destroyed to the ground and burned. -dirty dark room, -bedding probably hadn't been replaced after previous guest (hair, spots in the bed etc.), -towels with dark flaws,
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That is unacceptable at a hotel when there are supposed to be cleaned after every stay . I don’t think the toilet has been cleaned in months. And another lady behind me was placed in a room with urine on the floor still waiting to hear back from head office for a refund.. that
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We were stuck at this Hotel, had to get off the road due to heavy rain. The Lobby roof inside had lots of leaks and lots of mold. Manager was not with it! Gave us keys that did not work. Carpet felt like grease, old and moldy. Smelled so bad of smoke. We had to unplug the air
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Dirty Carpet
Exposed electrical wire inside fridge
"None of the rooms"
"Do not book at this hotel. There is no such thing as a "good room.""
"Suppose to have free wifi. Wifi was not working. Our room was dirty and smelly."
"There are ground level and upper level rooms, I definitely found the upper level more convenient."
"Not sure how one would have rated this area without being violating some PC rule."
$146 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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