4 star hotel
Area: City Center
0.76 mi from DeAnza College
Best Rooms: The even-numbered rooms ending in *02 - *32 (except for *14, which is located on the odd-numbered side) offer the best views of the mountains on all floors, especially floor 9, which is the top (e.g. 312, 928). The views from the odd-numbered rooms are mainly of surrounding buildings.
3 star hotel
2.71 mi from DeAnza College
Best Rooms: Given its location, you won't find much in the way of views at this hotel.
Best Rooms: Rooms that overlook the pool offer the best views, and are available in all room categories.
Best Rooms: Vagabond Inn Santa Clara offers a beautiful view of the pool, which can be seen from corner rooms facing inward on floor 2.