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Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Disappointing, dingy and not for children. Drunken, profane fights by arena goers outside window all night. Mildew in bathrooms (though they leave Tilex in there for you to spray). Uncomfortable pillows )(rock hard, and they couldn't find any other kind) and beds. All rooms smell of smoke despite that they are "non-smoking." All rooms have jacuzzi tubs and hand-held showers,...

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fresno
Reviewed 14 February 2014

The pros- hotel is super close to SAP center, clean, nice staff. The cons- hotel is way overpriced for how old and run-down it is. Feels more like a motel. Terrible uncomfortable beds with just a thread bare blanket and sheet on them.

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Fernley, Nevada
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We have stayed here twice for Peter Gabriel and Pink! concerts. It is within walking distance to the SAP arena and the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. They also have an awesome breakfast buffet which is included in the price of the room. It is directly next to a Walgreen's and close to several restaurants (Chipotle Grill...

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

first of all we recommend you check booking.com before booking here as we saved $60. Hotelk itself is excellent. stylish fell all over and the room was excellent. breakfast was a nice choice of hot and cold. staff were less helpful than we are used to but we managed. location wise the hotel is within a short walk of shops...

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Cambria, California
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Efficient & friendly check-in and room was spacious & very clean. An easy 10 min walk to SAP for a concert was so much easier than trying to drive & park in that massive lot. Area isn't super attractive but it's well lit & we were very comfortable walking after the concert ended at 11:30 - we will definitely be...

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Reviewed 30 January 2014

We always stay here while attending any nearby events, not only because of proximity, but because the staff is always friendly and accommodating. Employees are always friendly and willing to assist in any way they can but this weekend I had the opportunity to chat awhile with the weekend manager and he was especially great! ~ made suggestions, printed my...

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Oakhurst, Ca
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Have stayed here several times and has always been a good stay. Although it is part of a chain it gives a homey feel. Employees are friendly and the rooms are more than adequate. I very much appreciate the in room Jacuzzi. The breakfast is better than most free meals I have had at other hotels.

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 7 January 2014

There is no better place to stay if you are headed for a game. There is probably no other good reason to stay here. The Sharks arena is an easy walk, so go to the game, come back, sleep, leave. Great plan! You can also get extra air miles for staying here.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Don't be fooled by the decent exterior looks -- the Arena Hotel is run by incompetent and uncaring individuals. Some friends and I booked a room to stay in after a concert at the SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion). There were some minor issues during check-in to get a room with two beds, but everything was generally fine until the...

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Cool, California, USA
Reviewed 23 December 2013

While the service and cleanliness were very good, but I really hate small, square pillows for sleeping! I want nice, normal- or large-size, fluffy pillows on my bed (many hotels put both on the beds these days). The TV was too small for the room and no on-screen guide for what's on. One big plus was the large tub with...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: €140 - €250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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Arena San Jose
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