Driftwood - Santa Clara

ex. Econo Lodge Santa Clara

3477 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, United States, 95051show map
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Overview

Driftwood is a 2-star comfortable hotel near K1 Speed Santa Clara. You can make use of 24-hour front desk assistance, newspaper service and wake up calls on the premises of the hotel.

California's Great America is a 20-minute drive, and Great America Theme Park is a 20-minute drive away. It is just 4 km to the downtown of Santa Clara.

There is an easy access to the local beach.

Guests can reach Driftwood by car from Moffett Field airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

Individual climate control, a heating system and a microwave are standard at the hotel rooms. The property features a dishwasher, tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge in every hotel room.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning. It has an on-site 24-hour restaurant as well as a café bar. Nearby restaurants, such as Tofu House and Chili's Grill & Bar are easily accessible.

Relax

The hotel also features free parking, a cloakroom and a news stand.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   43.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe

Children

  • High chairs

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Tofu HouseTofu House400 ft3450 E. El Camino Real Ste. 105
Pho HoaPho Hoa400 ft3484 El Camino Real
Korean Secret Garden RestaurantKorean Secret Garden Restaurant600 ft3430 El Camino Real
Chili's Grill & BarChili's Grill & Bar900 ft3591 El Camino Real
El Camino Mongolian BBQEl Camino Mongolian BBQ900 ft3380 El Camino Real
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Headen-Inman Historical MuseumHeaden-Inman Historical Museum2.1 mi
DE Saisset MuseumDE Saisset Museum2.9 mi
Henry Schmidt ParkHenry Schmidt Park2.0 mi
Santa Clara Parks and RecreationSanta Clara Parks and Recreation2.1 mi
Elks LodgeElks Lodge2.1 mi
International Technology UnivInternational Technology Univ2.0 mi
Institute For Business and TechInstitute For Business and Tech2.1 mi
California Cosmetology CollegeCalifornia Cosmetology College2.4 mi
Contractors License CoursesContractors License Courses2.9 mi
The Lace MuseumThe Lace Museum2.5 mi552 S Murphy Ave
Winchester Mystery HouseWinchester Mystery House3.3 mi525 S Winchester Blvd North San Jose
California\'s Great AmericaCalifornia\'s Great America3.2 miGreat America Parkway
Santana RowSantana Row3.3 mi377 Santana Row Suite 1005
Flint Center for the Performing ArtsFlint Center for the Performing Arts3.6 mi21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino
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Getting around
Airports
Moffett Field (NUQ)2.5 mi
Train
Lawrence Caltrain1.4 mi
Santa Clara Caltrain Station3.0 mi
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  17  reviews
  • 6.6
    Good

    Good price. Good location. Small desk, WiFi included. Good size room.

    There was an office chair in front of the desk but the gas-lift was broken. This meant that whe I sat down, the desktop was at shoulder hight. I spoke to the person in attendance at reception and he came, acknowledged the problem and said he would take this up with the manager. -- Nothing ever happened and I made do with another, non-optimal chair. The rooms are noisy -- thin walls.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    It was nice for the price

    The location was near an adult book store

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    When I arrived to check in, the lady behind the counter seemed mad about something. She was very snappy and snatched the card out of my hand and spoke very harsh to me. When I told her she didn't need to talk to me like that she proceeded to get louder and hostile. She was rolling her eyes at me when I asked to speak to a manager and tried to tell me he wasn't there, but he showed up moments later. I will never stay at a econolodge again because of this.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    I was very disappointed when I turned on the lights when I walked into the room, there were a roach crawling on top of the chair. ={ After a couple of hours of going to bed, we got woken up by inconsiderate guest who were talking loud outside our door, which continued throughout the night. Also, the guest next door constantly open their door, which made squeaky noise every time they open and closed the door. ={

  • 9.2
    Superb

    is very clean

    the price is no tu spencer

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Appears to have been recently refurbished. Rooms and exterior are well painted and in very good condition.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Convenient location.

    The mattress was not very good at all. The breakfast was marginal since the juice machine was out of order. Repairs appear to be made in the units without any attention to detail.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Location

    Stopper was missing in tub and Internet did not work.

  • 4.4
    Guest rating

    We did have a nice jacuzzi tub in the room which I enjoyed

    Poor customer interaction from the female. The rooms were small and crowded, poorly arranged. The "continental" breakfast was the skimpiest I've ever encountered. Bagel with nothing to put on it, one choice of juice, no fruit. The rooms had coffee but just barely and the condiments were skimpy as well. Had trouble getting onto the free WiFi, ended up having to get a cable in order to access the web. The advertisement for the motel listed most of what I wanted in a motel, but was sorely dissappointing when you actually saw what you got. I would have gone up in price and stayed at a different motel had I known. This price range and accomodations are what I normally book for my trips, but this place is way below the average. I will never stay at any EconoLodge again.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    It's the worst hotel I've ever stayed in! I'd like to just list out two issues as below that will make all guests terrible and sick: 1. The female frontdesk (an Indian woman) is SO aggressive and not friendly, she has a serious attitude problem for the customers! 2. The security is the biggest concern you will have in the hotel - about 8 o'clock in the morning of my last day staying there, somebody tried to break into my room! He had unlocked our door and violently smashed my room door when we were still sleeping!!! Fortunately, the dead bolt is on, otherwise nobody knows what would happen! It's unbelievable and horrible to experience this! Afterwards, I saught help from the frontdesk, the female frontdesk was so slow and cold, she didn't give a damn to this!!!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Many negative reveiws, but I found it clean with helpful staff.A good budget hotel.

    Limited breakfast.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Buena relacion costo/beneficio. Bien ubicado

    El servicio WiFi no estaba disponible. En los tres dias que estuve no pude conectarme una sola vez por el WiFi. La solucion fue conectarse usando las instalaciones de un restaurante cercano

  • 7.0
    Very good

    La habitación en sí muy agradable y confortable. Está bien para una estadía corta, pero si pensás pasar muchos días no es lo más adecuado porque necesitarías más servicios y una mejor locación. De todos modos a pocas cuadras hay lugares para comer y demás, pero está un poco alejado de los centros comerciales.

    Algunos ruidos molestos de noche que provenían de fuera del hotel, pero se escuchaban con fuerza.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Friendly desktop, good price, confortable room.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    普通のモーテルです。TV, 冷蔵庫, 電子レンジ, ドライヤなど、一通り揃っています。徒歩圏内にハンバーガー屋はウォルマートなどがあり、ロケーションはまずまずと言えます。朝食はレセプションのところからベーグルとコーヒー/オレンジジュースを各自部屋に持出す形式で、そんなに充実はしません。が、無いよりましと思います。総合的には、値段が安ければお勧めすするという感じです。(ドルが安いので割安感はあります)

    公共の交通機関で行くとしたら、不便かもしれません。私はレンタカーを利用しましたが、そうでないとすればタクシーやバスでしょうか。目の前のエルカミノリアルにはバスが走っていそうでしたが。

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Highlights
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Moffett Field (NUQ)2.5 mi
Train
Lawrence Caltrain1.4 mi
Santa Clara Caltrain Station3.0 mi
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