United States California California Guide Things To Do Essentials Where to Stay Itineraries Getaways All California The 9 Best San Jose Hotels of 2021 Check out our favorite hotels in San Jose By Amber Nolan Amber Nolan Amber is a restless travel writer with more than 10 years of experience. She covers travel products for TripSavvy. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 10/12/19 Fact checked by Michelai Graham Fact checked by Michelai Graham on 07/14/19 Michigan State University Michelai Graham is a technology and business reporter. TripSavvy's fact-checking Share Pin Email Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. The Rundown Best Overall: HYATT House San Jose Silicon Valley — See Rates at TripAdvisor "Comfort, amenities and convenience for families, couples or business travelers." Best Luxury: Hayes Mansion — See Rates at TripAdvisor "A peaceful, luxurious hotel in San Jose." Best Nightlife: Hotel de Anza — See Rates at TripAdvisor "An excellent choice for travelers seeking the nightlife in San Jose." Best for Families: The Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose — See Rates at TripAdvisor "A reliable choice for families, with comfortable accommodations and amenities." Best Boutique: Hotel Clariana — See Rates at TripAdvisor "For a historic hotel, rooms are fairly spacious with a minimum of 310 square feet of space." Best City Center: Westin San Jose — See Rates at TripAdvisor "An excellent choice that makes it easy to visit attractions." Best for Romance: Hotel Valencia Santana Row — See Rates at TripAdvisor "An excellent place for couples to stay... Romance packages are available." Best Business: The Fairmont San Jose — See Rates at TripAdvisor "Convenient location, high-end accommodations and business-friendly amenities." Best Budget: Flamingo Motel — See Rates at TripAdvisor "A hidden gem for budget travelers." Best Overall: HYATT House San Jose Silicon Valley Courtesy of HYATT House San Jose/Silicon Valley Buy on Tripadvisor.com No matter what reason brings you to San Jose, The HYATT House San Jose Silicon Valley offers comfort, amenities and convenience for families, couples or business travelers. Standard Rooms include a free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi, plus modern décor, soft bedding, microwaves and mini refrigerators. Guests can go for a swim in the outdoor pool or work out in the fitness center. The hotel has a 24-hour market and a chic bar for cocktails, American fare and socializing. A free shuttle transports guests within five miles of the hotel to the airport, California’s Great America theme park and the Santa Clara Convention Center. Guests can also walk to Levi Stadium and several restaurants and bars. Best Luxury: Hayes Mansion Courtesy of Hayes Mansion Buy on Tripadvisor.com If you are looking for a peaceful, luxurious hotel in San Jose, consider the Hayes Mansion, a 214-room hotel located in the scenic outskirts of San Jose. The 100-year-old estate is located 15 miles from San Jose airport and is surrounded by gardens and mountains. Elegant rooms have a minimum of 340 square feet of space and are made of wood and marble with plush bedding, separate showers and soaking tubs. Guests can unwind in the full-service spa for hot stone massages, facials and other body treatments. There's also an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, an 18-hole golf course and three restaurants. Best Nightlife: Hotel de Anza Courtesy of Hotel De Anza Buy on Tripadvisor.com The historic, Art Deco-era Hotel de Anza is steps away from bars, restaurants and the SAP Center concert venue, making it an excellent choice for travelers seeking the nightlife in San Jose. With a minimum of 218 square feet of space, some Standard Rooms are a tad on the small side, but are stylishly designed and feature amenities such as docking stations, plush robes, mini refrigerators and glass-enclosed showers. The hotel has two dining options: an award-winning Italian restaurant and a casual café, while the Hedley Club is perfect for live jazz and craft cocktails by the fireplace lounge. Guests can walk from the hotel to the trendy San Pedro Square, SoFA District or Japan Town. Best for Families: The Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose Courtesy of Hampton Inn & Suites San Jose Buy on Tripadvisor.com The Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose is a reliable choice for families, with comfortable accommodations and amenities that the famous brand is known for. Guests enjoy free parking at the hotel, a hot breakfast buffet and wireless Internet. The outdoor pool is a great place to relax after a day exploring. Parents can burn off some stress in the fitness center or enjoy the evening reception of snacks and drinks during the week. Each of the 80 guestrooms are spotless, with soft, premium bedding, a microwave, sofa and mini refrigerators. The hotel is located nine miles from downtown, near the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo and the Rockin’ Jump trampoline park. Best Boutique: Hotel Clariana Courtesy of Hotel Clariana Buy on Tripadvisor.com If you prefer a boutique hotel experience, the Hotel Clariana is a recently remodeled hotel that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1913, the hotel has a unique turquoise exterior and classic classical Beaux-Arts style architecture, but modern amenities such as a business center, fitness center and guest lounge. For a historic hotel, rooms are fairly spacious with a minimum of 310 square feet of space and Keurig coffee makers, tile bathrooms, USB charging stations and mini refrigerators. If you are sensitive to noise, request a stay away from the street (the windows are not soundproof). The hotel is located in the center of downtown San Jose and free on-site parking is available. Best City Center: Westin San Jose Courtesy of The Westin San Jose Buy on Tripadvisor.com For a central stay that puts you in the heart of downtown, the Westin San Jose is an excellent choice that makes it easy to visit attractions such as the San Jose Museum of Art, California Theater and Santana Row. Built in 1926, the hotel was considered San Jose’s “million-dollar hotel,” and still maintains its glamour, sophistication, plus modern comforts. Traditional Rooms have a minimum of 220 square feet of space, mini refrigerators and plush bedding. The hotel also offers guests a fitness center, business center, in-room dining and an Italian restaurant. The Westin is within walking distance to the SAP Center, the convention center and the children’s museum. Pets are welcome free of charge, but valet parking is additional. Best for Romance: Hotel Valencia Santana Row Courtesy of Hotel Valencia Buy on Tripadvisor.com If romance brings you to San Jose, the Hotel Valencia Santana Row is an excellent place for couples to stay. The 215-room hotel is perched in Silicon Valley’s shopping center with restaurants and boutiques just steps away. Rooms have custom-designed oak furnishings and headboards, a minimum of 350 square feet of space, plantation shutters, private balconies (in some) with views of the courtyard or Santana Row, as well as specialty bathrobes. Couples can dine at the elegant tapas restaurant or al fresco at the wine terrace. There’s also a lovely outdoor swimming pool. In the evenings, guests can visit two swanky bars – including one rooftop bar overlooking the city. Romance packages are available. Best Business: The Fairmont San Jose Courtesy of Fairmont San Jose Buy on Tripadvisor.com San Jose is a business traveler’s mecca and the Fairmont San Jose tops the list of business hotels for its convenient location, high-end accommodations and business-friendly amenities. With a 24-hour automated business center, 65,000 square feet of meeting and event space, audio visual equipment and catering options, it’s a top choice for events. After work, guests can unwind in the beautiful rooftop pool, relax with a spa treatment or unwind in one of five restaurants and bars serving California fare and craft cocktails. Each of the 731 spacious guestrooms have marble baths with separate showers, luxurious beds, and fantastic views. The San Jose McEnery Convention Center is within walking distance, as are numerous restaurants and bars. Best Budget: Flamingo Motel Buy on Tripadvisor.com With most hotel prices in San Jose hovering well over $200, the Flamingo Motel is a hidden gem for budget travelers. With neon lights on the exterior, the 23-room motel gives off a “retro” vibe; it's clean, convenient and affordable. Many guestrooms have fully equipped kitchens – perfect for longer stays – but they all have the basics including microwaves, Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions and mini refrigerators. Located within walking distance to the SAP Center, as well as several restaurants and bars, it is possible to leave the car at the motel and avoid morning traffic (free parking is available). TripAdvisor members felt that it was a great value and noted that the owners will go out of their way to make guests comfortable. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit Continue to 5 of 9 below. Continue to 9 of 9 below.