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Hilton Santa Clara
4 out of 5
4949 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
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3.51 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (2,494 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hilton Santa Clara
Santa Clara Marriott
4.5 out of 5
2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $111 per night
2.77 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,149 reviews)

"Good and convenient as my event was at the hotel. Breakfast at the restaurant was good"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Santa Clara Marriott
Element Santa Clara
3 out of 5
1950 WYATT DRIVE, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $105 per night
2.55 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)
Amazing experience

"The cleaniness was sparkling. Brand new hotel. Totally recommended."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Element Santa Clara
Best Western University Inn Santa Clara
2.5 out of 5
1655 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $98 per night
0.73 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (946 reviews)

"Beautiful place, Clean room, good breakfast, friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Best Western University Inn Santa Clara
Motel 6 Santa Clara
2 out of 5
3208 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $76 per night
0.89 mi from city center
3.3/5 (681 reviews)
My Motel 6 stay

"The only bad thing I can say about the motel itself was my exhaust fan didn't work in my bathroom. However my gripe is with hotels.com description of the room having a microwave, (not all of rooms have one) there was one for general use in the vending room. Other than that it wasn't a horrible ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Clara
Bella Vista Inn
2.5 out of 5
3550 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $68 per night
1.41 mi from city center
2.5/5 (447 reviews)
Nice Clean And Friendly Employees

"Very Cheap"…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Bella Vista Inn
HYATT house Santa Clara
3 out of 5
3915 Rivermark Plz, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $139 per night
3.19 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,442 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 Mar 8, 2020

HYATT house Santa Clara
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
4 out of 5
5101 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA
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3.62 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (2,146 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose Santa Clara
2.5 out of 5
2970 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara, CA
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The price is $87 per night
2.39 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (94 reviews)

"Easy access, safe feeling. Clean and nice area and hotel. Close to food and covered parking."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

AC Hotel by Marriott San Jose 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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The price is $105 per night
2.23 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,546 reviews)

"My stay here at the embassy was great! The room was clean and spotless, the view was beautiful and there were no loud noise at night."…"

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley/Great America
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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 museums, live music, 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 53 hotels and other accommodations in Santa Clara
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santa Clara

The city is well known for its museums and live music, 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.

In Santa Clara, there are 53 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia 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 an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and location.

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

Getting Around Santa Clara

With so many choices for transportation, seeing Santa Clara is simple. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Great America Station, Old Ironsides Station, and Lick Mill Station. To venture out into 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, you can expect average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 81°F, while the average at night is 47°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 82°F with nighttime averages of 55°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 78°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • About 15.35 inches of rain falls on Santa Clara each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 82°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 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 traveler reviews include Element Santa Clara and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Clara, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Santa Clara.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Santa Clara?
For more information about updating your trip to Santa Clara or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Santa Clara?
Based on reviews, Quality Inn & Suites Silicon Valley is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Best Western University Inn Santa Clara and Driftwood.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Santa Clara?
Hotel Stratford is a property with free parking and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include The Plaza Suites Silicon Valley and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to California’s Great America.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Santa Clara?
The Plaza Suites Silicon Valley is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and refrigerators. Other good options for a romantic stay include Mariani’s Inn and SureStay Plus by Best Western Santa Clara Silicon Valley.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Santa Clara?
Hilton Santa Clara is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Stratford and Candlewood Suites Silicon Valley.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Levi's Stadium?
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Levi’s Stadium. Other good choices close by include Hilton Santa Clara and Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel.
What about the best place to stay near California's Great America?
One of the top choices for your stay is Santa Clara Marriott, located next to California’s Great America, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Hilton Santa Clara and Hyatt Regency Santa Clara are other good choices nearby.
What's the best boutique hotel in Santa Clara?
HYATT house Santa Clara is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, also consider Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel.
What are some hotels with pools in Santa Clara?
Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley/Great America is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a restaurant. Other choices with an onsite pool include Hilton Santa Clara and Santa Clara Marriott.
What is the best spa hotel in Santa Clara?
Santa Clara Marriott is a top luxury spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Other popular spa hotels in Santa Clara include Candlewood Suites Silicon Valley and Woodcrest Hotel.

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