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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We weren't able to get into our normal hotel chain for the one quick stop we had in San Jose and found this one. The decor and furnishings are dated and worn BUT the beds are very comfortable, the rooms are spacious and the shower area was roomy as well. For the price and the convenience, I would say that...

Thank marytspecs
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Like a mini-grand hotel! I love it! Brick and marble and gables. Spacious room, huge jacuzi bath, minifridge and microwave, big windows. Walking distance to SAP. Lots of food choices within a mile. What more can one ask for for such a great price! I will definitely be coming back!

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great hotel would highly recommend especially for the price. Excellent location for taking a walk lots of food places. Clean room, I'll give front desk an A+. Bathroom was decent. Hot tub worked It was all good.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The arena hotel is a decent hotel for the price in San Jose. It's not really that close to downtown San Jose (without needing to drive) but is very close to the SAP center/ Shark tank...so depends on the purpose of your visit whether the location will suit. Room was a very good size and the bathroom has a jacuzzi...

Thank Holly F
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the Adele concert, just for a night, and the Arena hotel was the PERFECT location. Staff on check-in were kind and personable and immediately made us feel welcomed. Parking was easy and convenient. Our room was massive, and the bed was spacious and comfortable. The jacuzzi tub was a welcome addition after a very long...

Thank Chantal C
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

There isn't a huge amount I can say about the Arena Hotel. It is 5 minutes walk from the station which is ideal if you are catching Amtrak or Caltrain services North or south. Our room was ok, spacious and clean but with a constant kind of generator hum, it felt like you had a constant headache. I called reception...

Thank stubbsy70
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Arena Hotel so we could attend our grandson's graduation from Stanford U. We took the free bus from San Jose airport to Santa Clara Transit Center and then switched onto bus 22 for the 24 minute ride to the hotel. Check in was simple and easy and our ground floor room was spacious,...

Thank David C
Beenleigh, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our experience of one night at Arena hotel was a good one. The location is quiet and I thought quite pretty. Nothing fancy, unless you like 70s styling. Large rooms with more necessities than available in other Californian hotels we stayed. Free parking, close to stadium. Friendly staff. Nothing special breakfast available. Rooms are quiet and clean. Nothing more you...

Thank atuckw
Pismo Beach, California
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Friendly staff, friendly breakfast people (but please turn off the CNN and FOX news politics and put on ESPN and sports), spacious rooms, 2-block walk to Amtrak/Cal Train, 1 mile from restaurant choices....a bargain in 2016 in San Jose.

2Thank W0ntGetF00ledAgain
San Jose, California
Reviewed 24 June 2016

There are 2 things i love love love in a hotel room...jacuzzi and i dont mean a small tiny one person tub this jacuzzi definitely fitts 2 maybe 3 at a time and a breakfast buffet in the morning.! Its not the marriott hotel but its a step below it without all the valet, or room service and whatnot. The...

1Thank OneManTravelor

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arena Hotel features 89 spacious guestrooms offering floor plans from Deluxe King Rooms, Double Queen Rooms, to Deluxe suites. We offer corporate rates, AARP rates, and extended stay rates. We are located within walking distance to downtown San Jose and HP Pavilion. Enjoy our complimentary breakfast and dinner services during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arena Hotel

Address: 817 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126-3156
Region: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range: $162 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“A suite is wonderful if you have an extended getaway”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floor (3rd) on north side is quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles W0ntGetF00ledAgain, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tell them you want a room with a jacuzzi in it!”
 of 5 bubbles OneManTravelor, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay there unless you get a cheap rate under 60 cause you get 20. fee”
 of 5 bubbles ARMANDORAZO, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“no good room”
 of 5 bubbles 315erans, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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