$139 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 21, 2015 Check-out: Aug 22, 2015

Fairmont San Jose

4 stars
View map of 170 South Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
80 reviews
Beautiful position, great location

Already used in the past. The location is the best in San Jose. Great service and high level rooms. See full review

  • Cinzia C.
  • May 5, 2015
Wedding Trip

Hotel is a blend of the "classic" and the "new"giving you a choice to stay in the older established... See full review

  • LuLu
  • Jan 5, 2015

Stately and opulent, this downtown hotel boasts all the grandeur one would expect from the Fairmont brand. A light-filled lobby greets guests for check-in, while impeccably decorated rooms welcome them into homey luxury. Property amenities include a full-service business center, fitness room, day spa and an array of dining options, from high-end seafood and steaks to Chinese cuisine.

Rooms

The Fairmont's handsomely appointed guest rooms and suites showcase contemporary decor, soothing neutral colors and high-end furnishings. Marble bathrooms with separate showers and bathtubs create a luxurious ambiance, and amenities such as bathrobes, mini-bars and Internet access (fees apply) make guests feel at home. Most rooms have views of either the Santa Cruz Mountains or San Jose skyline.

Property features

Entertainment options abound at the Fairmont. Tova Day Spa has an array of body, skin, hair and nail treatments, and the large fitness center is outfitted with top-of-the-line Precor and Cyber equipment, plus locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms. In addition to 24-hour room service, there are four on-site restaurants to curb cravings of all persuasions: The Fountain Restaurant, Pagoda, The Grill on the Alley and Mccormick and Schmick's. Afternoon tea is served from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby, but visitors who want something stronger can find more than 500 cocktail options in the Lobby Lounge or tropical drinks at Bamboo Lounge. Business travelers appreciate the round-the-clock business center.

Highlights
  • Four on-site restaurants and two bars
  • Full-service day spa on premises
  • 24-hour business center
  • Rooftop pool
Nearby attractions
  • San Jose Convention Center (across the street)
  • Tech Museum of Innovation (across the street)
  • HP Pavilion (across the street)
  • Children's Discovery Museum (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Santana Row (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
  • Winchester Mystery House (4.1 mi/6.7 km)
Business
  • 24-hour automated business center with shipping and office supplies and equipment rental
  • 65,000 square feet of meeting space
  • High-speed Internet access available (fees apply)
Transportation
  • VTA bus stop (across the street)
  • VTA light rail (0.2 mi/0.9 km)
  • Caltrain (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • San Jose International Airport (4.4 mi/7.1 km)
  • Oakland International Airport (35.8 mi/57.6 km)
  • San Francisco International Airport (36.4 mi/58.6 km)
Policies
  • Access to all events on New Year's Eve including the lobby lounge entertainment is offered at cost.
  • The hotel has a one night, non-refundable deposit policy for all reservations booked during the stay dates of 19-20 June 2015.
  • The property will no longer offer discounted parking for hybrid vehicles. All vehicles will pay the full parking fee of $26 plus taxes per night.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Fairmont San Jose Rooms

1 BR King Suite Main Bldg
900 SF 1-Bedroom suite located in the Main Building, floors 3-9. Bedroom is 450 FT and Parlour 450SF. Guest room features include 32" HDTV, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, coffee station, work desk, In-Room Safe and refreshment center
Fairmont Dbl/Dbl Tower
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on floors 3-8 of the South Tower. Guestroom features includes 32" HDTV, workdesk, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, coffee station, In-Room Safe and refreshment center
Fairmont King Main Bldg
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on floors 3-9 of the main building. Newly renovated Summer 2013. Guestroom features include 32" HDTV, workdesk, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, coffee station, In-Room Safe and refreshment center
Fairmont King Tower
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on floors 3-8 of the South Tower. Guestroom features includes 32" HDTV, workdesk, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, coffee station, In-Room Safe and refreshment center
Deluxe King Main Bldg
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on the upper floors of the Main Building with City and Mountain Views. Guestroom features include 32" HDTV, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, coffee station, workdesk, In-Room Safe and refreshment center
Deluxe Queen Main Bldg
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on the upper floors of the Main Building with City and Mountain Views, Renovated in 2012. Features include 32" HDTV, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, workdesk, coffee station, In-Room Safe & refreshment center
Deluxe Dbl/Dbl Main Bldg
Spacious 450 SF guestroom located on the upper floors of the Main Building with City and Mountain Views, Renovated in 2012. Features include 32" HDTV, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, workdesk, coffee station, In-Room Safe & refreshment center
Deluxe King Tower
Spacious 450SF guestroom located on the upper floors of the South Tower with City and Mountain Views. Guestroom features include 32" HDTV, exquisite Le Labo bathroom amenities, workdesk, coffee station, In-Room Safe and refreshment center

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Museum of Art: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Civic Auditorium: 0.1 mi
  • St. Joseph Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Repertory Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • San Jose Center for the Performing Arts: 0.2 mi
  • Children's Discovery Museum: 0.4 mi
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles: 0.4 mi
  • The Event Center Arena: 0.5 mi
  • SAP Center at San Jose: 0.6 mi
  • HP Pavilion: 0.6 mi
  • Japantown (San Jose): 1.2 mi
  • Heritage Rose Garden: 1.2 mi
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo: 1.6 mi
  • Japanese Friendship Garden: 1.7 mi
  • Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Museum of Art: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Civic Auditorium: 0.1 mi
  • St. Joseph Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • San Jose Repertory Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • San Jose Center for the Performing Arts: 0.2 mi
  • Children's Discovery Museum: 0.4 mi
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles: 0.4 mi
  • The Event Center Arena: 0.5 mi
  • SAP Center at San Jose: 0.6 mi
  • HP Pavilion: 0.6 mi
  • Japantown (San Jose): 1.2 mi
  • Heritage Rose Garden: 1.2 mi
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo: 1.6 mi
  • Japanese Friendship Garden: 1.7 mi
  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Willow Glen: 1.9 mi
  • History Park: 2 mi
  • Municipal Rose Garden: 2 mi
  • Los Gatos Creek Trail: 2.1 mi
  • Winchester Mystery House: 3.5 mi
  • Raging Waters: 4.2 mi
  • Alum Rock Park: 6.2 mi
  • Almaden Quicksilver County Park: 10.4 mi

Dining

Grill On The Alley
Reflecting the spirit of a New York grill -- The Grill on the Alley serves large portions of steaks and chops as well as fresh seafood and pasta along with an extensive wine list.
The Pagoda and Bamboo Lounge
Experience the Bay Areas Asian Heritage and visit the Bamboo Lounge at the Pagoda Restaurant. They offer both Classical Chinese food and a more trendy cuisine. Come and choose from an enticing selection of Tropical Drinks and listen to the nightly live en
Fountain Restaurant
Fountain Restaurant specialises in California Cuisine and offers a selection of fresh salads - seafood and pastas. Enjoy creative sensations for breakfast and lunch. Reservations are recommended. Dress code is smart casual.
McCormick and Schmicks Seafood Restaurant
Bringing the freshest seafood to Silicon Valley - McCormick + Schmicks Seafood Restaurant is located directly inside The Fairmont San Jose*s South Tower. The menu is printed twice daily and features more than 30 species of fresh fish and seafood caught da
Fairmont Express Cafe
Fairmont Express Cafe
Fairmont Sushi
Fairmont Sushi
Lobby Lounge
Lobby Lounge
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Fairmont San Jose

Overall score

4.6 / 5
5.01.0
9 out of 80
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.9
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.4

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Creative Tomato
Business
Park City, Utah
Nov 16, 2014

wanted more from this hotel!

Paid a lot for a room that I expected to be more luxurious. Good location but ultimately I felt it was not nearly as special a stay as I was hoping for a big birthday weekend. No vanity kit in the bathroom to older bath tub left me feeling cold. Speaking of cold. ..the hot water kept dropping out! Seriously!? There was also a champagne debacle, I'd ordered some with chocolate strawberries as a birthday surprise. ..it took 6 HOURS to get it. ... obviously they got lost in the shuffle. Wanted more!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

The bakery across from the hotel has delicious ham and cheese croissants, yummy alternative to costly breakfast or lunch.

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kells415
Business
San Francisco
Aug 4, 2014

Overnight Getaway

all around GREAT ! i always stay at the Fairmont when i go to San JOse. Recommend this hotel !!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Richard Kelp
Business
Huntington Beach, CA
Jul 28, 2014

Great Place, Great Location

No complaints. Clean, big rooms. Great location, great price. Pool was closed on Sunday all day for a private party. Bummer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Guest1July2014
Business
Fresno, ca
Jul 4, 2014

Review

Pro: Nice hotel, friendly staff, decently clean. Room was much larger than expected. Walking distance to shopping and entertainment. Very good blackout curtains. Con: Parking was valet only, $26. No mini fridge, smaller tv.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Curt s
Business
Berkeley
Apr 13, 2014

Extremely comfortable and quiet.

There was a Sharks game the night we stayed at this hotel and expected it to be noisy. However, we were pleasantly surprised. We had a very quiet and peaceful nights sleep. Our only negative was that the hotel charged for wifi.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
RMi Ban
Business
Orange County, California
Mar 24, 2014

Great Location!

Stayed for a long weekend and never had to worry about driving anywhere. Taxi was always ready, food and nightlife is everywhere. The only issue i had was the room aircon it was not cold enough and had to open my windows for the whole time i stayed, which is still not a big deal for me. San jose weather is just always nice and that's why i didn't bother requesting for a new room. Staff are all extremely friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kells415
Business
San Francisco
Mar 4, 2014

Always a great experience

Every time we come to San Jose we ALWAYS stay at the Fairmont. Always a great experience from checking in to checking out and all in between.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DC VA Traveler
Business
Washington, DC region
Apr 7, 2013

Nice hotel

Free live music most nights in hotel, great sales in gift shop, good food on site, good restaurants within steps, train 2 blks away, quick valet turnaround on car, great looking hotel inside, roomy rooms

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Jose

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Jose, CA
Jun 4, 2011

A fab night!

The hotel was amazing! I've been to many great hotels, but this was like perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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