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Arena Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017 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 27 February 2017 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 24 February 2017

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
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were able to check in early which was nice because we were exhausted from a long travel day. Hotel is old and needs renos which they are working on. We had renovated room which was nice and big. Bathroom was still old and needed updating. Breakfast was just ok. We were very close to San Jose Sharks Rink which...

Thank Smalaniuk
Kennewick, WA
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Okay, so, this property is about 40 years old, including the carpet. There are no conference facilities, no ballroom, etc. Just 3-4 floors of rooms. No updates to carpet, paint, doors, etc that can be seen in the hallway. I've stayed here 3x in the past 18 months and assumed that i'd show up and find the carpet replaced in...

1Thank Kennewickscott
Bay Area, CA
Reviewed 2 February 2017

About the only good thing I can find to say about this place is that the rooms are reasonably large, and the location convenient to the SAP Center for Sharks games. But the interior is simply awful, comparable to mid-priced hotels in third world countries. Both the guest room and the hallway had torn carpet everywhere. Not just a rip...

1Thank sce2aux

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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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
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: £98 - £222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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“330 is enormous. It clearly used to have two king beds, but one got taken away.”
zenglu, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A suite is wonderful if you have an extended getaway”
, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floor (3rd) on north side is quietest.”
W0ntGetF00ledAgain, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tell them you want a room with a jacuzzi in it!”
OneManTravelor, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay there unless you get a cheap rate under 60 cause you get 20. fee”
ARMANDORAZO, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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