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Flamingo Motel

Traveller (3)
Room & Suite (2)


Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know


Full view
75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
47Restaurantswithin 1 km
4Attractionswithin 1 km
6Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 4
  • 18
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
Time of year
Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
Stayed a night here due to price, availability, and some favorable reviews. Lived up to the favorable reviews. Old school motel, for sure, but in good condition and looks to be recently renovated. Not a bad area and some cafes and coffee shops in walking distance.
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Response from Flamingo M, Owner at Flamingo Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time off to write a review of our property. We appreciate your positive feedback! We are very proud to now that our hotel worked out fine for your one night stay, and we look forward to seeing you again soon in the near future.
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I wanted to have dinner with a relative in the area and a decent place to stay overnight before I continued on to my destination. I had been looking at some of the prices in the area online and wasn't exactly pleased. I saw the price of this hotel and was surprised but also a
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This place is a dump. It's hard to believe how much hotel nights cost in San Jose these days, and this motel is pretty much a sign of the times. It's basically a run down old motel that can now charge high rates to get you to stay in a terrible place adjacent to a busy street.
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Response from Flamingo M, Owner at Flamingo Motel
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Hello Eric. Yes, Our hotel is old but we renovated all our rooms. You stayed at our hotel in December 2017, by then all the rooms were renovated with new furniture, new beds, and carpet, Our price is always lower than other hotels in the area, The rooms are not falling apart and floors are not disgusting.
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This motel was the perfect stay for easy access to the SAP center. Looks a little worn out from outside however the rooms are clean and fresh. Bathrooms are clean with good shower. Fridge, microwave and ice machine available. Easy parking with 10 min walk to Arena. Food
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Response from Flamingo M, Owner at Flamingo Motel
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Thank you! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you would stay with us again in the future when you are in San Jose.
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Had never been to San Jose and was only visiting for business for a couple of days. I won't lie, I was a little scared when I arrived but upon entering the clean office, the great staff showing me to check in early street a long flight, stepping into a room cleaner then most
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Response from Flamingo M, Owner at Flamingo Motel
Responded 23 Aug 2018
Dear Evie, Thank you for taking your time off to write a great review of our hotel. We highly appreciate your business. We are so glad to hear that you like our room and you would stay with us again. Also, I want to Thank you for recommending our hotel to others. Our housekeeping staff work so hard and does the outstanding job to keep our hotel in clean and good condition. We always try our best to keep our guest happy in any way we could. Many other guests had the same thought as you did. They were afraid to stay here that after they check in and go to their room they were just surprised. Once again Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Interesting and clever use of rigid blinds instead of curtains
"No extra fee for parking."
"Rooms on The Alameda can be a little noisier because of the traffic."
"Ask for a room in the very back, it's off the main street and less noise."
"Due to a disability I prefer downstairs rooms, but upstairs was sooo quiet."
"Might hear doorbell from office if room is on office side."
US$100 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesCaliforniaSan Jose
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