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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Fairmont San Jose

Hotel, Lounge, and Bar
Downtown San Jose, San Jose
  • Asim Q.
    "If you rent a hybrid, parking is 13 dollars instead of usual 26."(4 Tips)
    Nick H.
    "Rooms in the South Tower are newer and nicer than the main building"(4 Tips)
    "definitely go to the Bijan Bakery & Café"(3 Tips)
    Kimberly M.
    "Check out the martini list - they're all good."(3 Tips)
108 Tips and reviews
  • hybrid
  • bijan bakery
  • south tower
  • swimming pool
  • scenic views
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  • Nadia I.
    Nadia IssaBellaNovember 8, 2015
    Great pool and a hotel that thrives in its opulence. Great service . If you want to work out & didn't pack for it, they'll help you out at no charge by brining you clothes And running shoes to borrow
  • Kjartan K.
    Kjartan KvassnesMarch 12
    Been here 10+ times
    Very nice place, staff us friendly and very helpful. First I got a room with some issues, the staff at the front desk changed me to another great room immediately. Location is good and I will be back.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kimberly A.
    Kimberly AllenOctober 27, 2013
    Beautiful hotel, I've stayed in many hotels but never noticed one that smells so good. Enjoyed live entertainment in the lobby bar. Lovely entrance and sunken bar/lounge, pool setting is also nice....
  • Katjusha X.
    Katjusha XSeptember 7
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite hotel in San Jose. Great service and very nice location. Just stay away from the room service. The food is scary.
  • Andrea L.
    Andrea LeeSeptember 11, 2011
    Beautiful hotel with different restaurants, depending on what you are in the mood for. The sushi, which you can eat in the lobby, is really good. A great, low-key dinner option in an amazing setting!
  • Kimberly A.
    Kimberly AllenOctober 27, 2013
    Very sweet woman brought my breakfast this morning insisting that if I needed anything at all, I call her right away, Baby pumpkin was a nice touch, included fruit and coffee was very good.....
  • Jimmy L.
    Jimmy LiewSeptember 2
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to stay but not cool with the charges for shipping online purchases to the hotel. Almost like $10 per item regardless of the size.
  • SFist
    SFistJuly 5
    If you're looking for a pool-themed weekend getaway, grab a deal at the Fairmont, spend all day at the pool, and all night at a Dave and Buster's. Read more
  • Austin W.
    Austin WestermannJanuary 30, 2015
    Beautiful hotel with welcoming staff and helpful concierge, no question the best place too stay in San Jose. Check out the outdoor rooftop pool
  • Sarge S.
    Sarge SargentOctober 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the only place I stay in San Jose. Great location. Great food options. Nice rooms. And Live entertainment weekly.
  • Sonja G.
    Sonja GiananAugust 27, 2012
    Actually try a "Summer Refresher', a drink of blended pure watermelon, real lime juice, and mint!... Kick it up a notch with Watermelon Vodka...mmm.mmm...pure heaven!!!
  • Ray H.
    Ray HartjenAugust 30, 2015
    Classic hotel luxury in the heart of San Jose. The lobby bar is a nice place for a happy hour meeting.
  • Talkin' T.
    Talkin' TastyOctober 16, 2011
    Order the tasty"golden mojito." If you order food make sure to order the saucer of ranch. Possibly the best ranch I've ever had. No joke.
  • Jenn
    JennNovember 19, 2011
    Beautiful lobby, BUT very small gym, huge letdown for a Fairmont Hotels. It's a great value if you can get the $79-99 corporate rate seasonally. I was happy with the service and ambiance.
  • Jennifer B.
    Jennifer BuckJuly 9, 2010
    Overall great stay. Beware of Thursday nights in the summer where there is a free concert in the park directly across the street. Super loud music if you are in the main building. There were police of
  • AMI
    AMINovember 28, 2011
    San Jose! R&B vocalist José James continues his West Coast tour at The Pagoda (Fairmont Hotel) 12/7/11! You won't want to miss this one! Give us a shout (@AMIagency) when you check in!
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussOctober 15, 2014
    Very spacious rooms and comfortable beds. Hotel feels both grand and ordinary. Tons of conventioneers.
    ALISON WATSONSeptember 24, 2010
    Really cool to hit the pool at dusk, float on your bag and watch the planes fly almost touching distance over your head...we like it here a lot. Great staff, great rooms....
  • Roni D.
    Roni Dittli CrewsApril 14, 2013
    Bring your hybrid on down as valley is half off if you do. Presidents club - which is free to join - gives you free Internet.
  • Fenrari W.
    Gorgeous Hotel with an amazimg view. Price well worth the stay.
  • Leslie M.
    Always lovely. Great service and the rooms are comfy and nice size.
  • Richard C.
    Richard ChenDecember 28, 2014
    The $26/day valet fee will be reduced by 50% for hybrid & electric cars. Do ask.
  • More
    MoreMarch 13, 2013
    You should definitely go to the Bijan Bakery & Café, best breakfast and coffee around town.
  • Miguel M.
    Miguel MtzMay 15, 2015
    Hit up the bar for a chill vibe w older people. Order some sushi too.
  • Lucie Z.
    Lucie ZahradnickovaSeptember 1, 2015
    Very nice hotel, beautiful lounge area, we enjoyed our stay
  • Maryam M.
    Maryam MAugust 18, 2010
    The Grill is yum! Join the President's club (free!) for SURE. You get free internet and a discount booklet (today I got $25 off my $50 bill at The Grill).
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerSeptember 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great location to stay for the Rock n Roll San Jose Marathon.
  • Kayla H.
    Kayla HamiltonDecember 6, 2013
    Try the flaming coffee when it's in season :)
  • KC D.
    KC DouglasOctober 21, 2012
    Incredibly slow service. Checked bags at bell desk as we were early for check in. Once checked in, bags never came and I went down to get them myself. Called down for extra sheets/pillows. Never came.
  • Jenna H.
    Jenna HAugust 16, 2014
    Beautiful pool and great fitness center
  • Jesus l.
    Jesus la PingaApril 7, 2013
    Loved the views and the service felt like I was a king :)
  • Nick H.
    Nick HoweNovember 17, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Rooms in the South Tower are newer and nicer than the main building
  • RTWgirl A.
    RTWgirl ArnetteJune 28, 2015
    Poolside vibes is always awesome at the Fairmont
  • Peter v.
    Peter van BragtSeptember 9, 2014
    Very good hotel, excellent breakfast but coffee so so
  • Richard N.
    Richard NaimyAugust 22, 2013
    Disappointed with the shower at the Fairmont my shower kept going cold on me and would not get hot? Other then that the room is nice and the bar downstairs is fun. Just cold showers suck.
  • Eden E.
    Eden EssJanuary 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Sign up for presidents club to get free wifi and great upgrades.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BNovember 2, 2010
    The Grill on the Alley has painfully slow patio head over to McCormick & Schmicks across the way, where you can use their free wifi
  • Esko L.
    Esko LiusJune 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Joining the free Fairmont President's Club gives you free wi-fi access
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LeboeufMarch 21, 2011
    For quick affordable lunch stop by Bijan Bakery in South Tower
  • Marshall J.
    Marshall JonesNovember 29, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    There is a chocolate R2D2 in the lobby.
  • Adam D.
    Adam DresherDecember 11, 2010
    Nice artwork all over the walls. Also, the bar room is excellent.
  • Randy C.
    Randy ChaseOctober 2, 2011
    Outside doors locked late at night. Park in garage next door.
  • fred b.
    fred bullockJune 26, 2013
    Park your hybrid and get 50% reduction on parking fee!
  • Ross I.
    Ross IngramMarch 26, 2014
    Working late in the room and need some food? Don't get the room service. It is overpriced and the food isn't all that good. Friendly staff tho.
  • Dustin N.
    Dustin NguyenJanuary 12
    Great service and excellent rooms.
  • Vickie S.
    Vickie StephensAugust 9, 2014
    San Jose Jazz !
  • mary c.
    mary christensonSeptember 19, 2011
    Day two of Women's Council of Realtors state meetings in San Jose! great networking, wonderful speakers on real estate, leadership, technology! WooHoo!
  • Kimberly M.
    Kimberly MckinnisMay 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the martini list - they're all good. Also, they have Davenport cigars!
  • Ron D.
    Ron DouglasFebruary 17, 2010
    Spent an anniversary here. Make sure to get a South Tower room, more expensive but worth it!
  • Polly C.
    Polly C.February 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Come and enjoy the music of Shark Sandwich in the lobby Friday Feb. 15th 9- midnight...
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