Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 146
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Repeat Stayer Great hotel as always
My third or fourth time here, was great as always. Friendly staff, clean and comfortable hotel, competitive price. Breakfast is good as well.
I've decided I'm pretty much staying here anytime I'm in Santa Clara - kudos to the Santa Clara team.
March 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by laytonjb Excellent value
I don't think I'm too picky. At a minimum, I only ask for a three things: safe, clean, quiet. Other aspects after that are: comfortable bed, lots of channels, reasonable breakfast. The Holiday Inn Express in Santa Clara met and exceeded all of these aspects, plus it was half the price of anything in the area that I could find (chain hotels that is). I will definitely stay here again if given the opportunity.
March 1, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 Great service! Hotel above average.
Stayed February 19th to 23rd 2014.
- Clean and comfortable rooms.
- Great service.
- Reasonable price.
- Good position (close to everything you might need).
- Noisy due to close major roads.
- Thin walls, had to inform neighbors to be more quite.
- Average variety of breakfast.
Final score and review: good + property. Perfect for business stay. Good WiFi connection (both, reception and speed). Clean and comfort (even a bit noisy). Free parking (despite many other "branded hotels in San Francisco and nearby"). I would recommend it for every business traveler!
February 27, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by theColorNine Great location and comfortable room
We were very satisfied with our stay at the Holiday Inn Express Santa Clara - Silicon Valley. The hotel is located on the corner of a fairly busy intersection and was easy to get to. At check-in we were greeted by friendly staff and recognized for being an IHG Rewards Club member. Having read reviews prior to our stay, I knew to request a room at the rear of the property away from the traffic noise, and this request was accommodated. The room was spacious and very clean. The beds were extremely comfortable (I'd like one at my home!). When we travel, we look for hotels that offer complimentary breakfast and free Internet, both of which this hotel has. The variety of food at breakfast was better than at many other hotels we've stayed at, and it included several hot selections. Check-out was a breeze.
I have only two very minor criticisms, but these would not prevent me from staying here in the future: 1) The walls are pretty thin. Fortunately we had a room with only one shared wall, but we were easily awakened early in the morning by the guests in the next room having a conversation at what was probably a normal volume; 2) The breakfast area, while moderate in size, can get crowded in a hurry. We went down to breakfast shortly after it opened and it wasn't too bad. When we checked out about an hour later, it was nearly impossible to walk through there to get a cup of coffee.
Pros: Good location; comfortable, clean rooms; friendly staff; free breakfast and Internet; and reasonably priced.
Cons: Thin walls; traffic noise (if you get a room facing the street); can get crowded at breakfast.
Overall, we would stay at this hotel again, and we would recommend it to other travelers.
February 26, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by j2wt great stay, spoilt by internet connection
the stay has been great. however, the internet connection was poor. first room I had - connection was interrupted very now and then. I had a different room. the connection appeared to be good - until more guests were in the hotel (I believe). I had problem staying connected, and called into meetings. another colleague of mine had the same issue.
February 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Pauliza Great Hotel with Excellent Service
I really enjoyed at this hotel. The rooms are well-kept and the breakfast is awesome with many choices. I've stayed at many hotels but two things that were unique with this hotel were; a. after checking in and settling in, I got a call from front desk asking me whether I needed anything. b. since I didn't need service one of the days and left a "privacy please" tag on the door, I found a note with the time when room service last tried to service my room. I highly recommend this hotel.
February 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Travelling1971 Good facility, comfortable
Easy and fast good bed/room. Only to have coffee available whole day would be a plus
February 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Noam2014 Happy repeat customer
Business brings me to the area for the third time. In this visit, the one thing I did not have to worry about is which hotel to stay in.
This hotel gives the business traveler the best of all worlds.
Check in was smooth. If you get in the AM hours, you will get a warm chocolate chip cookie and a bottle of water which was nice :-) The room is large, clean and has a good size desk to work on. I got free internet connection, but I am not sure if this is standard, or due to the fact that I am a priority club member.
The pool area seems OK, but unfortunately, I did not have time to try it out.
Breakfast is also nice, though selection is rather limited. Got to love the pancakes machines.
They have definitely earned my repeat business.
February 12, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by TS12 Below Expectations
This was my worst stay at any Holiday Inn hotel.
Let alone the water in the bathroom were not running properly, moved me to the worst room near their machine room,
The gym has 2 running trademills, one is not working (wasn't working last month either), and the other is working - but at a terrible condition, not recommended for running.
February 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Claudio9669 Experience Holiday Inn Santa Clara.
Have stayed for 13 nights recently, have enjoyed the spacious room, especially the big sized tv is perfect for relaxed watching. Breakfast is excellent and good quality.
Would certainly come back here, recommended place for lodging!
February 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by dream2014 Hot breakfast
The hot breakfast was very good and had several hot options which is better than most moderately priced hotels. It was a very clean and well kept area.
January 31, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by JAKE 4 MachTool Rate Change
Overall an average HI Ex.
But, because my stay was a business trip and I needed to extend my stay on several different occasions the hotel changed my nightly rate by more than double.
When the extension was asked for the front desk graciously granted it and asked for a signature on an electronic pad. Not informing me that it was for a rate increase. So when checking out it was detailed that the room charges were extremely higher. When asked why the rate was increased the only reason given was when the hotel occupancy is higher the room rate is increased also. Even thou I had already stayed more than a week they felt it was justified to double my nightly rate. Now this cost will be charged to the customer i was there to do work for, so they will be paying more for there service. So I will lose this customer because of the hotel bill and HI Ex will lose me and my company as a customer in the future also.
January 17, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Nautma Plastic mattress pads!
We've stayed at this hotel several time over the last few months. Up until our last stay I've rated it very high. Unfortunately this last visit they had put a plastic or rubber mattress pad on the bed! It was hot and very noisy when you moved! It made us sweat and stick to the sheet, making us very miserable! They really need to rethink the use of this type of pad. I will definitely rethink future stays at this location. I had thought I found the perfect place to stay during our frequent stays in the San Jose area, but I will have to look elsewhere just because of the mattress pad.
January 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by OregonMac Wonderful staff
I like to stay at this fine facility because, in addition to high quality and value, the staff always goes the extra mile to make the best arrangements possible with a genuine graciousness!
January 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mark1945 Very good value
Stayed at three places on our trip. This had the best internet, beds, and excellent staff.
January 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JiukL Clean and comfortable
The Hotel is very clean inside and out. The Hotel's employee are very nice and helpful. Internet WiFi works very well. Breakfast are very good, but they should serve different menu every day.
would like to come back to this location if we have a chance.
January 1, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Zoey4567 clean rooms but noisy
i stayed on this property for >10 days. on the first day, i was assigned a room facing expressway and it was terribly noisy, i could not even sleep for a minute. requested a quiet room on the next day and it was so much better.
i returned to the same property on my 2nd trip and this time i was assigned a room facing el camino real, it was not as noisy as the room facing the expressway but still pretty noisy. it seems like majority of the hotel rooms are noisy or it was just a coincidence.
the rooms are clean but noise insulation is kind of bad, i could hear the person who stay next to my room talking, every single line!
Michelle at the front desk is good! she gave very good advice and very accommodating, keep up the good work!
i'll stay at the hotel again if i'm guaranteed a quiet room.
December 30, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by sam719 Really nice & quiet stay..
This was my third time at this Holiday Inn property and it was really pleasant experience (as always) with helpful staff and clean & quiet room.. Excellent amenities.. Wish I could have stayed a few days more :-)
December 22, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by AlexW0777 Great service
I enjoyed my stay at the hotel and will be coming back soon
December 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by EdTN Comfortable and clean room
Very well maintained hotel. Room was comfortable and clean. Staff was courteous and helpful.
November 11, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Monica24 Overall
Overall is good.
New building, facikities compare to other Holiday Inn Express.
November 10, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Balban Great hotel and service, but
Holiday Inn rooms are odourless, clean and it is generally a good experience to stay there. I love the morning coffee and breakfast.
A couple of points that may be improved:
- The rooms do not have enough lighting. The only available lights are the lamps on the bed side. Or you are in the dark.
- Not many power outlets available. Ideally there should be visible power outlets in various places in the room. Most of the existing ones are already occupied by the phone, or lamps.
October 27, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 66Mustang66 Above Average
This is one of the nicest Holiday Inn Express I have stayed at. Above average, with better than average breakfast.
October 26, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Dicmicaz Consistant with other HIE
liked having a fitness center in house, nice touch to have dinnerware out for breakfast and to go packaging. Weird layout make you have to keep your room key handy. Room was comfy, quiet. Omlets for breakfast need help. Salsa or something. Prefer scrambled eggs. Staff friendly and efficient. Loved the fresh cookies for a snack- step up from Cheetos.
October 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Solarkind Sustainable practices appreciated
In addition to being clean, stylish and well run, this hotel takes sustainability seriously. It's the best I've seen - real plates and silverware as an option, the disposable plates and bowls were paper-based instead of plastic or styrofoam, they provided recycling containers on each floor for those of us who care about keeping recyclable materials out of the landfills. I was impressed, and I will be choosing this Holiday Inn Express again.
October 6, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by mfranz80us great service and comfortable room
I recently enjoyed my visit to Santa Clara and very much appreciated the stay at this Holiday Inn Express. Thank you much.
October 3, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by cptravler Quiet rooms
Comfortable rooms relatively quiet. No significant issues.
October 1, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by PHDPLD Where are the cookies
The check in was very pleasant. They gave us an upgraded room because they did not have rooms on the floor I had previuosly requested.
We missed having any real selection of teas in the breakfast area, nor cookies in the evening that we have received on visits to other locations.
September 23, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by YukonMudder Clean and Comfortable
I was pleasantly welcomed by the desk staff. Being a IHG Gold member, I was given a snack, bottle of water and upgraded to a jacuzzi tub. The room was clean, the bed was very comfortable and I had everything I needed. My only complaint is that my room had a brightly lit walkway outside the window and the curtains did not do an adequate job at blocking the light.
September 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by frank1005 comfortable room and great staff service
The hotel staff is very helpful and polite. Thanks to the manager Salinee.
We left the adapter in the room and they notified us by e-mail.Thank you so much. Hope see you soon.
September 19, 2013