Best Rooms: Rooms facing Santana Row, on all floors, have the best views of the shopping area. That said, these rooms can get a bit noisy because there are clubs and bars open late on Santana Row.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Pruneyard, Campbell
2.33 mi from Santana Row Shopping Center
Best Rooms: A room overlooking the pool would be your best bet for a view; book a Deluxe King room to enjoy this view.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing West Santa Clara St. have great views of the palm tree-lined streets, especially on floors 5 - 9. You also might be able to see planes flying out of San Jose Airport from these rooms.
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.
Best Rooms: Located off the freeway in a residential area, this hotel doesn't offer much in the way of views.
3 star hotel
Area: North San Jose
3.60 mi from Santana Row Shopping Center
Best Rooms: Rooms at Courtyard San Jose Airport offer an exceptional view of the pool and courtyard from inward-facing rooms on floors 2 - 4.