Hotel Valencia - Santana Row

Hotel Valencia - Santana Row

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11 reviews
Ranked #4 in San Jose hotels
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355 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128
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Description
This hotel is located close to the airport. Attractions in the neighborhood include Winchester Mystery House and Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Mall. Additional attractions include Rosicrucian ... Read more
Egyptian Museum.

Features.
Dining options at Hotel Valencia Santana Row include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool and a fitness facility. The property's full service health spa has massage/treatment rooms and beauty services. This 4.0 star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, a technology helpdesk, and limo/town car service. High speed Internet access is available in public areas. This San Jose property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Business services, wedding services, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include valet parking, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff. This is a smoke free property.

Guestrooms.
There are 213 guestrooms at Hotel Valencia Santana Row. Beds come with premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, makeup/shaving mirrors, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail and free local calls. Televisions have pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, electronic check out, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Guests may request refrigerators, microwaves, and hypo allergenic bedding. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.



Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 24 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Amenities

Bar
Free Breakfast
Restaurant
Swimming Pool
Fitness Center
Spa Services
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Business Center
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms

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Local from Sunnyvale, California, USA
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My boyfriend and I stayed a night for a mini staycation. It was Halloween night, so there was a crowd outside Blowfish Sushi next door. It was a bit loud on the street, but you couldn't hear anything from the room. You take the elevators from the ground floor to the 3rd to get to the check-in desk, then take a second set of elevators up to the rooms.

We had a regular king room and it was pretty spacious. There was a flat screen TV on the wall with a number of outlets, a king bed, and a sitting chair. The private balcony overlooking Santana Row was nice! There was a table and two chairs outside. Oh, there's also a complimentary continental breakfast every morning at Citrus, the hotel's restaurant. We grabbed our food and sat outside since it was nice out.

There's a pool up on the 5th floor; the entrance is by the Fitness Room (gym). The gym isn't big, but it has your basics with free weights, a treadmill, elliptical, and one or two weight machines. The outdoor pool and hot tub is really nice; complete with an outdoor shower too so you can rinse off before heading up to your room.

Hotel Valencia is a great spot to stay if you want easy access to shopping. You can wake up and go shopping along Santana Row, or walk across the street to Valley Fair. Most of the bars in the area close by midnight though, FYI.

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San Francisco, California, USA

Hotel Valencia Santana Row has fun events going on during the warmer months (like its free summer music series as well as the popular monthly wine and cheese tastings at Cielo, its seasonal rooftop terrace).

Hotel Valencia Santana Row’s interior has a dark, moody feel to it. From the deep-red carpeting in its corridors to the dark wood accents, the hotel exudes an effortless sensuality. Hotel Valencia’s Italian-Asian flair is expected to give way to a lighter Spanish villa look once the first phase of renovations is complete in early 2014. The exterior of the hotel has a European-chic look, given its many terraces and balconies. Perhaps one of the best design features at the San Jose hotel is its ample outdoor space and courtyard, where you can kick back with a cocktail or food and soak up the lovely weather. Hotel Valencia’s courtyard has three water fountains and two outdoor fire pits, making it a fantastic place to catch your breath after a busy day wine tasting in the Santa Cruz Mountains or strolling Santana Row.

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Suzhou, China

Hotel Valencia is situated at the heart of vibrant Santana Row where there's plenty of options for restaurant as well as nightlife. The hotel architecture is a good fusion of old world European style and sleek modern design.

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Local from Foster City, California, USA

We usually end up in the V-Bar inside Hotel Valencia for drinks on Thurs and Fri nights at Santana Row. Its a nice hotel with a rooftop bar and swimming pool. It also has the courtyard (where V-Bar is) and ballrooms for Weddings, where one of my friends got married there.

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Local from Campbell, California

This is a chic little hotel with an excellent location right in the middle of Santana Row. The setup is a little odd in that you take the elevators up to the lobby level to check in. But the lobby itself is quite large with a loungey seating area. Just past the registration desk is another set of elevators that take you up to the room floors.

There is low lighting throughout the hotel, which I suppose the hotel feels lends to the swank factor. The rooms continue this theme, and are nicely decorated with dark wood and leather furniture. Rooms have views of the central courtyard or out onto Santana Row. Note: this may not be the best hotel for you if you're a light sleeper since Santana Row nightlife noise can spill over into the hotel. When I stayed here, our room was at the back of the hotel, just over Rosie McCann's Pub, so it was a noisy night until after last call. If I stay again, I'll ask for a room on the other side for sure.

Other times I've come to the Hotel Valencia just for drinks. The V Bar is pretty small, cramped and definitely a scene. But some of the tables and seats in the courtyard across the way are considered part of V Bar. It's very relaxing to hang out and listen to the sound of the fountain and people watch before the bar gets too busy.

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Fremont, California, USA

I know it's just Hotel Valencia on Santana Row, but I like hanging out here for some reason. It's probably one of my preferred spots on the Row. V bar's drinks are disappointing, but the ambiance just can't be beat. The outside area is nice, too..especially during summer nights. Come here on a quiet night, and you're in for a good longing experience/environment with friends. They have a decent wine list at affordable prices (some good reds for $9-10/glass).

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Local from San Jose, California, USA

I think a lot of people review this place for the bar, but this is strictly speaking the hotel portion! I have my opinions about the bar ...

And because of this popular bar, you will probably not be able to find much sanity if you stay downstairs and try to attempt the bar while staying here in hotel Valencia. The rooms are gorgeous and the ones with a view of Santana Row are especially nice. In the day time, the rooms have plenty of natural, good light and the beds are quite comfortable.

The location is fantastic on Santana Row and it actually gives you a quaint getaway even if you're still right smack in the middle of San Jose. It's a different feel, and you can almost pretend it's a different place.

However, with that said, it's very pricey, and very noisy, and you will find lots of unpleasantly liquored folks out every night. Especially on weekends. If you can afford it and don't mind the noise, this is a great spot to stay even if you're having a 'staycation!'

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Local from San Jose, California, USA

I was here for my company's xmas party. The valet did both park my car and get it when I needed it. The elevator up is always fun. I can't really comment on the rooms or anything of that nature but I can comment on the ballroom area. There was gambling, some food, dancing and open bar!!!

Honestly, I do not remember much of the event as I had good reason to make full use of the open bar facilities. Not to mention the open bar section was apart of Vbar... though the bartender was not too familiar with an AMF but managed to find out how. so with that being said it was one of the best, smoothing going, balanced AMF's I've ever had, probably explains why I drank so many and danced the night away.
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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
Fitness & Recreation
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • In-room massage available
Transportation
  • Limo or Town Car service available
Parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
Traveling with Children
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
Pets
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Designated smoking areas
  • One meeting room
  • Business center
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • ATM/banking
Bath
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
Bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Minibar
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Television in common areas
  • Television
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspaper
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 213
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Hotel Valencia - Santana Row

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