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San Jose, CA
408-295-2000

Comprehensive San Jose Hotel Reviews

The Sainte Claire Hotel is a landmark hotel situated in the heart of San Jose offering a modern hotel experience with comfortable and contemporary accommodations, deluxe amenities, friendly service, and a convenient location in the heart of Downtown. If you're wondering what kind of experience you'll enjoy at our modern San Jose hotel, these reviews from our former guests definitely speak for themselves. Read these San Jose hotel guest reviews for detailed comments from former guests of the Sainte Claire hotel.
 Lovely, Elegant Hotel 
I stayed for two nights in late Sept. 2011 at the Sainte Claire on a business trip to San Jose State University (which is walking distance from the hotel). The hotel has a very elegant, sort of British colonial feel, with nicely appointed lobby and lounge areas. My room was comfortable (with a very comfortable bed) and quiet--I was on the non-street side. The somewhat small bathroom had a great little illuminated recessed ceiling with sky and clouds, and the room had all amenities--including a small fridge.
I had breakfast at Il Forino each morning--very good food and service--and drinks/appetizers in the bar. Be forewarned that parking is valet only ($22 per day); there is free Internet service and a manager's reception two evenings a week. The hotel is walking distance from a number of good restaurants as well as an excellent Safeway called "The Market" on 2nd street, with a fine selection of wines
- DoctorCompRhet, Raleigh, NC
 Beautiful Way to Spend a Night in San Jose 
This hotel was a real treat! The service as soon as I got there was outstanding. Courtesy from the bellman to the check-in. The hotel has obviously gone through a remodel but it has kept some of the unique aspects of it's past like the old mail drop by the elevator, the ceiling in the room bathroom was raised with a painting of the sky and two birds flying, the counters in there were wooden, there was a green man tile above the showerhead, in the room I had huge windows that looked out over the city and that had decorated facades outside.
The room was small but how much room do you really need to sleep as a one or two person traveler. And the restaurant was fantastic. Our bartender came out to greet us (we were seated in the bar) and the drinks were made with fresh mashed fruit. We ordered apps and were surprised at how flavorful they were. We sat and talked for hours and the bartender brought us his favorite dessert on the house. It was a very welcoming and unique feeling place to stay. I will stay there again should I ever be in town again!
- hikingbee, Santa Maria, CA
 The Best Service Ever 
We stayed at the Sainte Claire overnight on business. From the moment we stepped from our vehicle we received nothing but the best of service from William at the front desk to Mahmoud who helped us to our room and then proceeded to tell us everything we needed to know about the Hotel and the surrounding area, all with a tremendous smile that never stopped.
Although the Hotel itself may not be the fanciest in the area it has the best service of any. We ate breakfast in the restaurant and found the food to be wonderful and the service, again, to be top notch. We will never stay anywhere else in San Jose after receiving the royal treatment we got. Thank You staff for all your hard work
- stevengilley, Fresno, CA