If you’d like to tap into some local knowledge, check out Garden Court Hotel and Stanford Park Hotel. These hotels have been awarded, respectively, VIP and Insider Select status - reserved for Expedia's most popular and highly rated hotels. These hotels are especially popular with local travelers, who are likely to be more familiar with the area. Other hotels worth consideration include Cordevalle A Rosewood Resort
, with its average guest rating of 4.9; Rosewood Sand Hill, with a rating of 4.77; and Hotel Los Gatos & Spa, which scores 4.72. Locals also have good things to say about the 5-star Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto in Palo Alto.
Bargain hunters headed to the San Jose area should take a look at the 3.5-star Dinah's Garden Hotel
. This hotel is highly rated, in particular, by people who enjoy scoring the best deal possible. Los Gatos Lodge, Days Inn and Suites Sunnyvale, and the 3.5-star DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose have also been flagged as great values.
For those with family in tow, HYATT house Santa Clara
is a highly rated family hotel and scores an average of 4.7 out of 5 based on 435 guest reviews. Family travelers also give high marks to the 3.5-star Santa Clara Marriott, 3.5-star Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, and 3.5-star Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown.
The San Jose area offers great options for business travelers, like San Jose Airport Garden Hotel
. Other great business properties include the 4-star The Sainte Claire Hotel, along with Wild Palms Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel and Ramada Sunnyvale/Silicon Valley.
If you’re looking to travel soon, HYATT house San Jose/Silicon Valley
is a favorite among last-minute travelers. It also features an average guest rating of 4.58 out of 5 based on 202 guest reviews. Other popular last-minute picks include the 4-star Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 4-star The Fairmont San Jose, and 3.5-star Creekside Inn.