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10 Best Hotels in Santa Clara

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
4 out of 5
5101 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
AU$221
per night
2 May - 3 May
5.84 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (2,117 reviews)

"Large location very clean and well kept. Beds are firm."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb. 2020

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Hilton Santa Clara
4 out of 5
4949 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
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5.65 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (2,442 reviews)

"I would have liked a receipt as promised by the front desk. but did not get an email as stated."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Hilton Santa Clara
Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley/Great America
3.5 out of 5
2885 Lakeside Dr, Santa Clara, CA
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AU$194
per night
3 Apr. - 4 Apr.
3.59 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,523 reviews)

"Everything was awesome.service was excellent. Didn’t have an issue w/anything"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley/Great America
Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
3 out of 5
4200 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
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4.49 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,817 reviews)

"Nothing at all was special about it , I didn’t like having to leave the room to use a community microwave ! In the rain"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Quality Inn & Suites Silicon Valley
2.5 out of 5
2930 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
Free Cancellation
AU$128
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
1 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (1,028 reviews)

"Great value for the price. Not fancy, but in good shape and a great hot breakfast in the morning included. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Silicon Valley
HYATT house Santa Clara
3 out of 5
3915 Rivermark Plz, Santa Clara, CA
AU$256
per night
1 May - 2 May
5.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,423 reviews)

"I loved the friendly staff and the cleanliness of the hotel. It was VERY convenient to have the plaza in walking distance. Everything you need was right next door. DEFINATELY will stay here again !!!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

HYATT house Santa Clara
Hotel E Real
2 out of 5
3580 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$253
per night
3 Apr. - 4 Apr.
2.34 km from city centre
3.2/5 (64 reviews)

"The staff was friendly-check in process was easy. Able to accommodate my needs. The only slight inconvenience was they were doing construction at the time. But that’s understandable that every facility needs to upgrade"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Hotel E Real
AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose Santa Clara
2.5 out of 5
2970 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$146
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
3.84 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)

"Nice complex, very modern and extremely clean! Well definitely be returning"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose Santa Clara
Biltmore Hotel and Suites
3 out of 5
2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$149
per night
10 Apr. - 11 Apr.
3.53 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (1,835 reviews)

"Beautiful old style/classic decor. I like that the rooms are not carpeted."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Biltmore Hotel and Suites
Holiday Inn Express Hotel &Suites Santa Clara-Silicon Valley
2.5 out of 5
2455 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
Free Cancellation
AU$163
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
0.09 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (759 reviews)

"Great cleaning service (got our room clean everyday). Friendly staff. Great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel &Suites Santa Clara-Silicon Valley
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Visiting Santa Clara

Travelers to Santa Clara give high marks for the fun sporting events, top-notch restaurants, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, museums, and university setting. Top sights around the area include Winchester Mystery House, California's Great America, and Great Mall of the Bay Area.

  • There are 44 hotels and other accommodations in Santa Clara
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) 4 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County) 17 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santa Clara

The city is well known for its live music and museums, and cultural venues include Triton Museum of Art, Harris-Lass Historic Museum, and De Saissest Museum. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Rivermark Village is a favorite for retail therapy. While football fans may already be searching for tickets, everyone can enjoy a game or event at Levi's Stadium.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 44 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Santa Clara. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • TownePlace Suites San Jose Santa Clara - This 2.5-star aparthotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • HYATT house Santa Clara - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Madison Street Inn - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and location.

Other top sights in Santa Clara include California's Great America. Top places to see around the area include Winchester Mystery House, located 2.5 mi (4 from the city center, and Great Mall of the Bay Area, which is 5.9 mi (9.5 away.

Getting Around Santa Clara

With so many ways to get around, seeing all of Santa Clara is simple. You can take advantage of metro transit at Great America Station, Old Ironsides Station, and Lick Mill Station. To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Santa Clara Station or Santa Clara Great America Station.

Dressing for Santa Clara

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 67°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 41°F
  • From April to June, the average is 81°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 78°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • About 15.35 inches of rain falls on Santa Clara each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 82°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Santa Clara?
AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose Santa Clara is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on reviews include Madison Street Inn B&B and The Plaza Suites Silicon Valley.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Clara, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Santa Clara.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Santa Clara?
Based on reviews, The Plaza Suites Silicon Valley is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel E Real and SureStay Plus by Best Western Santa Clara Silicon Valley.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Santa Clara?
Hilton Santa Clara is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and LCD TVs. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include The Plaza Suites Silicon Valley and Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Santa Clara?
Biltmore Hotel and Suites is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Hilton Santa Clara and Candlewood Suites Silicon Valley.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Santa Clara?
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is a 4-star hotel with 3 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Santa Clara?
HYATT house Santa Clara is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel.
What's staying in Santa Clara like?
Travellers to Santa Clara give high marks for the fun sporting events, top-notch restaurants and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, live music and university setting. Top sights in the city include California’s Great America and Levi’s Stadium. In Santa Clara, there are 96 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Santa Clara?
The city is well known for its museums and live music, and cultural venues include Intel Museum, Triton Museum of Art and Harris-Lass Historic Museum. Notable city landmarks such as Mission Santa Clara de Asis and Our Lady of Peace Church and Shrine might be worth a visit. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Rivermark Village is a favourite for retail therapy.
What's the best way to get around Santa Clara?
Walk to nearby metro stations such as Great America Station, Old Ironsides Station and Lick Mill Station. To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Santa Clara Station or Santa Clara Great America Station.
What's the seasonal weather in Santa Clara?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 6°C. Average annual rainfall for Santa Clara is 393.80 mm.

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