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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We picked this hotel because of location. Bad move, rooms had roaches and smelled musty. But worse than that they were pimps and prostitutes in every other room of the backside facing the road. I would never stay there again.Beware !

Thank rosebud408
Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Nice location, clean room, comfortable bed. Parking is limited, but the management works with you. No elevator but it's only one level up. Plenty of food locations within walking distance and the price is comparable to the area.

Thank Jodi W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

I moved over to this hotel from the Motel 6 a couple of blocks away simply because the rooms were bigger and more comfortable. This Econo Lodge has been changed over to a Driftwood Inn so don't be confused when you pull up. The Indian family who runs this hotel are very clean, nice and considerate people who will take... More 

3 Thank Mark P
Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

As you read this review, the owners of the Econo Lodge of Santa Clara are transforming their hotel. Visiting this hotel during this transformation stage left us coming away with real appreciation of the work being done. Within a few weeks, based on the rooms we saw, this motel will be as refurbished as the freshly painted exterior. New and... More 

3 Thank Randy L
Lima, Peru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Location is good but service is terrible. There was a guy at the front desk that was attending people like he didn't want to be there at all. The price is high for the service and room they offer. I really had a bad time there.

2 Thank Jeffrey L

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Bengaluru, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

This lodge is depressing, and the people who run it appears depressing. The rooms were dull and we felt completely unsafe. Location is good. Breakfast was horrible. Some expired baggles. Pls look for better place. I saw lot of fishy people staying there.

1 Thank zazee14
Sunnyvale, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2014

Me and my husband stayed in this hotel June of 2014.the rooms were so disgusting that we had to get a room change three times.the tubs were so gross that I didn't shower but my husband did.the customer service was bad.the lady wasn't friendly at all...I would not recommend this hotel to anyone...you might as well stay in a dump!!!

1 Thank missioncollegegirl
Spokane, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

15 min from San Jose airport, this motel is quiet and the rooms are large. Bed is very comfy. Rooms a bit beat up but very functional. Checking in after 10 took quite a while as the clerk had to keep going back and forth to the computer. Wouldn't be very fun in the cold or rain. Don't expect anything... More 

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Regina, Sk
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

I don't expect 4 star service where ever I go but a certain standard of basic cleanliness is expected. I do write fair reviews based on both the facility and the service. This hotel was booked for me by an agent so I didn't think twice about staying here and had no preconceived notions. When I got there it was... More 

2 Thank Awesomegary
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Check in at 1:00 am place is creepy people standing on upper level hanging out making it very uncomfortable for two women and two children. We get a room om bottom level that looks like it has been broken into before and so filthy my little boy did not want to even sleep on the bed! There was noise outside... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Driftwood Santa Clara

Address: 3477 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051-2860 (Formerly Econo Lodge Santa Clara)
Location: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range: $128 - $1,092 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Driftwood Santa Clara 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Santa Clara
Econolodge Santa Clara
Santa Clara Econo Lodge
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