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Hotel Valencia Santana Row, San Jose

by Megan DuBois
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Hotel Valencia Santana Row is located along San Jose's stylish Santana Row. The luxury hotel boasts Old World-inspired charm that will delight every guest. While the property's sheer beauty is enough to draw you in on its own, you'll be even more impressed with the on-site offerings and incredible location.

What You Need to Know 

The Look of Hotel Valencia Santana Row

It's All in the Details

Hotel Valencia Santana Row looks like a charming Spanish countryside estate with arched entryways, a rooftop pergola, a lush courtyard, and beautiful water fountains. Once inside the hotel, the beauty is only enhanced by stunning white textured walls, deep wood columns, and cozy nooks for lounging. Throughout the property, you'll also notice larger-than-life portraits of Spanish women dancing in flowing dresses.

Additionally, the hotel is home to 215 standard guest rooms and 17 suites. Each room reflects the exterior coloring with warm woods, terracotta- and sand-colored accents, and pops of red. The Italian marble bathrooms and bespoke beds are a bonus. Some accommodations even offer expansive balconies overlooking the courtyard. 

The Vibe at Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Since this is the only hotel on Santana Row, the vibe feels exclusive sans the stuffiness. The outdoor pool and hot tub are surrounded by plush loungers and umbrellas, while the seasonal rooftop is a popular gathering spot. Plus, many of the hotel's on-site restaurants boast some of the best bites (and views!) in the neighborhood. Vbar, which is known for its handcrafted cocktails and buzzy ambiance, is a must-visit. 

Who Will Love Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Adults looking for a relaxing getaway spot that feels like Europe (without the long flight!) will love Hotel Valencia Santana Row the most.

Who Might Not Love Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Those looking for a hotel with plenty of entertainment and activities for everyone in the family may want to search for more kid-friendly accommodations. Rooms are on the smaller side, which means little ones won't have much room to play. 

Best Amenity at Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Hotel Valencia Santana Row offers an array of dining options to suit every palate. The new Oveja Negra serves delicious dinners (dishes range from lobster arancini to braised short ribs), while the outdoor Terrace on Santana Row offers wine and tapas. Come summertime, Cielo, the seasonal rooftop bar, is the place to be. 

Money Matters

What's Included at Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Guests gain access to all on-site restaurants, as well as the fitness center and year-round pool and hot tub. Free wifi and 24-hour room service are also included. Plus, each room is equipped with custom beds, flat-screen TVs, and plush bathrobes. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Standard hotel fees should be expected here. Valet parking is an additional $45 per night. 

How to Get a Deal at Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Check out the hotel's offers page, where deals are updated and added throughout the year. Discounts are also available to educators and AARP and AAA members. Front-line medical workers; military, government, and law enforcement personnel; and fire and rescue workers can also snag reduced rates. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Hotel Valencia Santana Row is a short car ride away from local landmarks, like the Winchester Mystery House (which is said to be haunted!), as well as several wineries, museums, and golf courses. Meanwhile, Santana Row itself is dotted with shopping and dining options galore. 

Nearest Airport to Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is about 10 minutes away by car or 30 minutes away via public transportation. 

Nearest Public Transportation to Hotel Valencia Santana Row

The Santa Clara and Morgan Hill Caltrain stations are about 10 minutes away by car.

The Bottom Line

For a relaxing escape in the heart of San Jose, look no further than Hotel Valencia Santana Row. 

It's All in the Details