Fairmont San Jose Hotel

170 South Market St, San Jose, United States, 95113  show map
 5 stars
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Fairmont San Jose Hotel

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Cycling

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

This lavish business hotel is located in downtown San Jose and is great, especially for older guests. The lobby is grand, the rooms and suites are large and modern, and the staff is very helpful. There are numerous restaurants to choose from, and it can be fun to people-watch in the piano lounge. Critics felt that the facilities need to be upgraded.

Overview

Offering 805 luxury rooms, Fairmont San Jose Hotel features a sundeck, an outdoor swimming pool and a steam room. This classical building was refurbished in 2012.

The venue is placed in the center of San Jose, a stroll away from SAP Center, HP Pavilion at San Jose and San Jose Civic Auditorium. Fairmont San Jose Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of San Jose.

Direct access to the pebble beach and a valley and a rose garden is provided.

Fairmont San Jose Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

All rooms in Fairmont San Jose Hotel are fitted with an in-room safe, heating, high-speed internet, ironing facilities and pay TV. Guests will enjoy a view of Silicon Valley from their rooms. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a roll in shower, toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant Asian dishes are served. Tropical drinks are offered in the lobby bar. Guests can dine in Johnny Rockets and The Fairmont San Jose Sunday Brunch located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

This contemporary hotel benefits from currency exchange, allergy-free rooms and a gift shop along with computers, a business center and a photocopier.

Relax

On-site spa facilities include a wellness center, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. Turkish steam bath, reflex massage and facials are also available. Fairmont San Jose Hotel provides a gym, bicycles and a fitness center to help guests keep trim.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at USD 13.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 26 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   20.  Number of rooms:   805.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Game console
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bathtub shower combination

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 am

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

170 South Market St, San Jose, United States, 95113

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City Center
  • San Jose
    3000 ft
Train Stations
  • San Jose Museum of Art
    700 ft
  • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • McCormick & Schmick's
    100 ft
  • Grill on the Alley (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    20
  • Number of rooms:
    805

Rooms and availability

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Fairmont Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Double beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 445 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Standard Tower Double Room
    Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
    Size: 445 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Tower (Fairmont Room) - Moments 1

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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or Double beds
      Size: 455 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking - Moments 1

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        Deluxe Tower Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Signature Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 445 sq. feet
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          • Private bathroom
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Fairmont San Jose Hotel San Jose location
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            Hotel Address:

            170 South Market St, San Jose, United States, 95113

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Jose
              3000 ft
            Train Stations
            • San Jose Museum of Art
              700 ft
            • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • McCormick & Schmick's
              100 ft
            • Grill on the Alley (cuisine: American)
              200 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              20
            • Number of rooms:
              805

            Fairmont San Jose Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Ywca-Santa Clara Valley - 1400 ft

            Train stations

            • San Jose Museum of Art - 400 ft

            Convention centers

            Shopping areas

            • Tech Museum of Innovation - 400 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            • San Jose Museum of Quilts - 400 ft
            • San Jose Jazz Society - 700 ft
            • Arts Council Silicon Valley - 1400 ft
            • San Jose Inst-Contemporary Art - 1700 ft
            • History San Jose - 1700 ft
            • Showcase of Success - 1700 ft
            • San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles - 2000 ft
            • Children's Discovery Museum - 2300 ft
            • Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose - 2300 ft
            • Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose - 2300 ft

            Parks

            • San Jose Parks and Recreation - 1400 ft
            • San Jose Parks Planning and Dev - 1400 ft

            Halls

            • San Jose MC Henry Cnvntn Ctr - 1000 ft
            • LE Petit Trianon Theatre - 2300 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Lincoln Law School of San Jose - 1400 ft
            • San Jose State Univ Alumni - 2300 ft

            Public parking

            Local attractions

            • Japanese American Resource Center/Museum - 1.0 mi
              535 North Fifth St, San Jose
            • Heritage Rose Garden - 1.2 mi
              Taylor and Spring Sts., San Jose
            • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum - 1.9 mi
              1660 Park Avenue, San Jose
            • Japantown (San Jose) - 1.2 mi
              Jackson Street, San Jose
            • Japanese Friendship Garden - 1.7 mi
              Off Senter Road between Keyes and Phelan, San Jose

            Near the hotel

            • The Tech Museum of Innovation - 500 ft
              201 S. Market St, San Jose
            • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles - 2200 ft
              520 S. First Street, San Jose
            • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art - 2400 ft
              560 S First Street, San Jose
            • Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies - 2600 ft
              One Washington Square, San Jose
            • San Jose Museum of Art - 500 ft
              110 South Market St, San Jose
            • Children's Discovery Museum - 2600 ft
              180 Woz Way, San Jose
            • Saint James Park - 2400 ft
              St. James & 1st, near E. Santa Clara St. & N. Market, San Jose

            Restaurants nearby

            • McCormick & Schmick's - 100 ft

              Address: 170 S Market St
              Phone: (408) 283-7200

              70% likes this, based on 128 reviews
              Price Range: USD 31 - USD 70

            • Fountain Restaurant - 100 ft

              Address: 170 S Market St
              Phone: 408-998-1900

              52% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

            • Pagoda Restaurant - 100 ft

              Address: 170 S Market St
              Phone: 408-998-3937

              Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

            • Grill on the Alley - 200 ft

              Address: 172 S Market St
              Phone: 408-294-2244

              74% likes this, based on 119 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

            • The Fairmont San Jose Sunday Brunch - 100 ft

              Address: 170 South Market Street
              Phone: 1(866) 540-4494

              64% likes this, based on 26 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 22 - USD 42

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              20
            • Number of rooms:
              805
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            Fairmont San Jose Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fairmont San Jose

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 47 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            9.8
            Value
            8.3
            Service
            7.0
            Location
            8.0

            Guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              4.2

              The toilet wasn't working properly and shower water was either cold or hot, unable to control to warm.. Breakfast was also over priced.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Parking and video check out are not user friendly!

            • Single
              5.8

              It is greatly overpriced. Plus you must pay for every little thing. The internet service was terrible. My room was not cleaned one night.

            • Couple
              9.2

              the atmosphere was lovely and the staff is very helpful and friendly!

              the pagoda restaurant could improve their customer service, food presentation and staff etiquette.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              Lots of things to do within walking distance. There are also things to do inside the hotel itself and the cleanliness of the entire hotel.

              A bit of a strange odor in the hallways leading to the rooms.

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              The convenience of staying where our event was.

              The welcoming of the president's club desk. The fact that we ordered 4 more wine glasses and they charged. We were woken up by a guest pounding on the door insisting that this was there room and had to call security. Last, they would not honor our triple A card and that disappointed me. We have always stayed at Fairmonts, in San Francisco and Maui, this was not a good experience.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              Good clean atmosphere and its location

              Too many people in the hotel using the facilties and bathrooms from xmas on the park and rides between towers. we stayed in the south tower and found it difficult to go there or leave due to the amount of people around. Very intimidating

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Ambiance. Decor.

              Having to go outside to get to tower rooms. Under staffed front desk.

            • Couple
              5.8

              I liked that it was high class and very elegant.

              I did not like that staff did not let the customers know of there extra charges upon checking in to the hotel.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              It was a good price for a great stay and location.

            • Single
              7.4

              Location and good facilities

              Previous time I lodged, four months earlier - the room was more updated / less worn out than the one I stayed last time at the third floor

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              THIS is my idea of comfort & treating myself. The staff is exceptional, the room was beautiful, the bed was so comfortable & the temperature was perfect. The San Jose Summer Jazz Festival was ongoing & the hotel was at capacity. The guests walk around with smiles because the staff goes out of their stay to acknowledge their clients with patience and professionalism. The Conceirge was very helpful to me also. I am pleased and bragged all last night and today about the class of the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. I was treated with dignity and respect like any celebrity would be if they visited the hotel. I enjoyed my visit thoroughly & recommend it highly to all my friends. I wished I could have stayed longer to take advantage of all the restaurants & healthy services they provide. The Pagoda restaurant's food is well worth the visit. While at the concert across the street I boasted to my friends about my good fortune and memorable stay at the Fairmont Hotel. I look forward to my return.

              I wasn't able to put anything in the refrigerator. It was, in fact warm so none of the refreshments were acceptable for consumption. The parking valets were so helpful and friendly even at the busy checkout time. I went to pick up my car & they retrieved it quickly. I was quite surprised as many people were at the time of pick up after the concert was over being told we were 1/2 hour late past the pickup deadline. We had all paid for days of parking ahead of time but had to pay an additonal $12.50. The last performers were late to the stage & we paid for that. The garage personnel were also a delight to around. It isnt their fault that this info was not made available to the hotel guests

            • Single
              10.0

              I like everything about Fairmont- the live music, decor, and room amenities are awesome. Also the location is great. My only suggestion is that you tell guests that an extra hundred dollars is added onto room charge. I was not aware and got caught short of funds at restaurant. Would have been nice to know to avoid the embarrassment .

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Perfect center of downtown location-easy walking to many great spots. Excellent choices for on-site restaurants. Rates were very competitive.

            • Family with children
              8.2

              The closeness of the hotel to the convention center where we needed to be.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Fairmont San Jose Hotel San Jose location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            170 South Market St, San Jose, United States, 95113

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Jose
              3000 ft
            Train Stations
            • San Jose Museum of Art
              700 ft
            • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • McCormick & Schmick's
              100 ft
            • Grill on the Alley (cuisine: American)
              200 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              20
            • Number of rooms:
              805