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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I was surprised to see how nice this property was. It must have been recently renovated as it looked great when we were there in July 2016. Room was clean with a mini fridge and a microwave which was a bonus. There is a salt water outdoor pool which is not heated (at least while we were there). Free parking...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Grant, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to see that you were satisfied with your stay and welcome you back the next time you are in town.

Moreno Valley, United States
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The outside esthetics of this place is very nice which is one reason I decided to stay there. The staff was pleasant. Offered warm breakfast (not just a continental). The room was very clean and nice. This hotel had reachable plugs next to the bed to plug in your phone( many hotels don't have that).. They even have a lift...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Karen R, I am glad to see you like the look of the hotel and the guest rooms were up to your standards. We hope to have you stay with us again if you are ever in town.

Reviewed 11 July 2016

This hotel is nothing fancy, but we just needed a place to sleep, shower, and relax for a couple nights while visiting the area. The staff first upgraded us to a suite with two queen beds, which was a pleasant surprise. The place was a little dated, especially the bathroom. The bathroom did not have a lot of space for...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear John L, Thank you for your review and your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to write the review. I am happy to see that you were overall satisfied with your stay and hope to see you again soon.

Dumfries, Virginia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Not fancy, but very comfortable and welcoming. Very close to restaurants and the University. Surrounding traffic is not as hectic as other locations we have stayed. About 15 minutes to airport (very traffic dependent). Has the old-fashioned design of two stories with outside entrances and you park at the door. However, lobby and breakfast area are not crowded and the...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Bill57687, I am glad that you felt the hotel was welcoming and comfortable and the location suited your needs. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to write the review. We welcome you back the next time you are in town.

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The hotel is, like many, of the style that have an open walkway that is accessible to all. The window to the room is next to the door so you may spend much of your time there with the curtains drawn to maintain some privacy. During my stay the parking lot was often taken up with a lot of trucks...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear John B, We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We appreciate your comments and feedback.

San Jose, United States
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My daughter attends a local University there in Santa Clara and I have stayed at several local hotels in the area. I have found the Best Western University Inn to be the best value with the best customer service of any hotel there. They tend to the little things - one I appreciate immensely is the maids seem to be...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Jana J, Thank you for the complement about our housekeeping staff. I have passed on that information to them. We hope to see you again on your next visit.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We arrived around 11pm and the clerk was friendly to check us in. He indicated "parking is over there and park wherever" That was a red flag as parking lot is tiny! Barely found a small space to park. Went to bed around midnight and had difficulty falling asleep. As I laid in bed, I could hear folks to the...

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Tom L, Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Torressalazar, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to see that the Desk Agent was friendly when you checked in. I will work with the desk staff to be a little more helpful in instructing guests of where to park especially on busy nights when are parking lot gets full. As some noise...

Reviewed 3 June 2016

Really appreciated the friendly service at the front desk. They were especially helpful when scheduling our stay.The best we've encountered in a long time. The entire property looks recently remodeled. Everything is fresh and clean.

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Tom L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the positive feedback and glad the service and property exceeded your expectations. We hope to have you back with us soon.

Reviewed 24 May 2016

Perfect location for child going to school at Santa Clara university. Near by. Great service, good breakfast. Easy to get into San Fransisco. Only 15 minutes to San Jose airport. 45 minutes to great wine country

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Tom L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Norah L, I am glad that you were happy with the location of the hotel and would like to thank you for your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in town. Regards, Tom

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 May 2016

You must know that all this area & the silicon valley is just ungodly pricey ! You paying for the realestate ! So this place is neat and clean . Nice lobby , a bit small . Easy & friendly check in . On a busy street but fairly quiet . Many eating places within walking distance , many indian...

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Tom L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear bunky-68, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am glad to see that if you are back in the area you would return to us. We look forward to your next visit. Regards, Tom

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara

Address: 1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4158 (Formerly University Inn)
Region: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range: ₹ 8,122 - ₹ 16,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN University Inn Santa Clara 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Ramada Limited - Santa Clara Hotel Santa Clara
Ramada Santa Clara
Santa Clara Ramada
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Clara
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
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“Back of the hotel, off El Camino as far as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 817JulieW817, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms furthest away from El Camina Real are the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles samgJ8332ST, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some second floor rooms are pretty far from nearest stairs or elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles handynana1, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Outdoor salt water pool and free breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles 171grantp, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms that face Lincoln and El Camino can get some traffic noise. Ask for a room away from the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles niecyl2014, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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