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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very adequate. Could be newer, but doesn't need to be. Bed comforts. Door locked well. Breakfast was good. Walk to the SAP Center took 15 easy minutes. The Alemeda outside the hotel is vwry easy to walk and we felt safe as we explored in the AM and PM. Enjoy!

Thank Craig G
Napa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Arena Hotel due to it being close to the HP Pavilion, we were going to a concert there, we walked as it was block away. Our room was on the side that still needs remodeling but the room was very clean, the bed comfortable and we had an in-room jacuzzi that felt great....

Thank majuliainnapa
Ukiah, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I've reviewed this hotel 2 times previous. This was our 4th stay. I book this hotel as a convenience hotel for SAP Events. It's walking distance, it occupies a bed and feeds you in the morning, as well as free parking. I always felt it would be a stretch to stay longer than a night. However, after adding...

Thank Matt P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town for work and decided to catch a hockey game. This place was close. Plenty of decent places to eat around and very handy for the sap center. Place seriously needs some tlc. Rooms are spacious but decor and fittings very old and tired. Walls are very thin as well so plenty of noise from outside and adjoining...

Thank PeterBarras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly great value when you get free parking in San Jose Nice quiet location and found free breakfast adequate! Staff were very helpful and courteous Wifi needs upgrading Rooms spacious and my room had massage tub Very well priced

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The combination of reviews and price made me conclude that this was an outstanding value. What I didn't know was that the hotel is being renovated, meaning that the hallways and common areas are very rundown. The breakfast was ok, but very limited in choice. The coffee was awful! There is a multi-story building going up next door, meaning noise...

Thank gverratti
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you're in a complete bind and have no other options - then this hotel should be considered. Otherwise, find somewhere else. It's got the appearance (inside) to be under construction with jobs left untidy and messy. The rooms had an incomplete feel like more was to be done, soon. The best part was the breakfast and that too was...

Thank sdbentham
San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The other reviews really tell it all. The carpets in the hallways are filthy and torn. The bathroom was kinda dirty and the fixtures are all old. There was construction on the lot next door that started early in the morning and blocks the sidewalk to the east of the property. It needs a complete remodel.

Thank davprime
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It appears this hotel is in mid-remodel. The lobby is decent, but OBVIOUSLY remodeled! (Long strips of brass on the ceiling that used to hold dozens of light bulbs! It must have looked gaudy before, but they really need to completely remove the light fixtures and re-texture the ceiling.). The carpet in the 2nd floor hallway is very tattered and...

Thank PNWwetwalker
Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

first I want to be fair because I think they might be remodeling. But there was no signage explaining that. The carpet in the hall was just awful and smelly. Room was big, but the bathroom was not up to par. Beds were not comfortable. Location is good and plenty of parking. Oh, the breakfast? pass. Free is good when...

Thank mprovedor

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arena Hotel features 89 spacious guestrooms offering floor plans from Deluxe King Rooms, Double Queen Rooms, to Deluxe suites. We offer corporate rates, AARP rates, and extended stay rates. We are located within walking distance to downtown San Jose and HP Pavilion. Enjoy our complimentary breakfast and dinner services during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arena Hotel

Address: 817 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126-3156
Region: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range: €142 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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“A suite is wonderful if you have an extended getaway”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floor (3rd) on north side is quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles W0ntGetF00ledAgain, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tell them you want a room with a jacuzzi in it!”
 of 5 bubbles OneManTravelor, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay there unless you get a cheap rate under 60 cause you get 20. fee”
 of 5 bubbles ARMANDORAZO, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“no good room”
 of 5 bubbles 315erans, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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