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Welcome to Best Western The Inn of Los Gatos!

For those looking for the best Los Gatos hotels that combine a great location with an affordable rate, nothing compares to this Best Western property.

Hotels near San Jose, CA offer guests the best of both worlds; access to one of the greatest metros in California, but far enough away from the bustle of the city. However, when staying in charming downtown Los Gatos, plenty of dining, shopping and sightseeing options are walkable.

This is the first stop into Silicon Valley from Santa Cruz, and a number of tech workers and startup leaders call this Los Gatos hotel their home away from home. Take advantage of easy highway access to Highway 17 and 880, crucial for making those early morning business meetings. Just 17 miles from Levi’s Stadium, it’s easy to indulge in the best this slice of California has to offer.

From concerts at the Mountain Winery to being just two to five miles from Santa Cruz Wineries, it’s not tough to tap into your inner vino connoisseur. Plus, with Netflix Headquarters and Good Samaritan Hospital nearby, it’s easy for business travelers to mix in plenty of leisure with work. Small startup companies flourish nearby, and as a key part of Silicon Valley, this Los Gatos hotel is a favorite option for tech-savvy travelers.

Depend on the friendliest staff in town to make your stay everything you imagine. Get tips on the best local restaurants, advice on can’t miss attractions, and enjoy peace and quiet in oversized, comfortable guest rooms. Pillow-top mattresses, great free Wi-Fi and a location that’s beyond compare all await.

Book your California getaway at the Best Western The Inn of Los Gatos, where the location is matched by the service! Enjoy your stay.

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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $25 per day (maximum charge of $30 per day.) A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $100 (maximum of $150 per stay) is required upon check in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 18 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Netflix Corporate Headquarters
  • 6.30 mile(s) from eBay® Headquarters, a massive online auction site


  • 1.20 mile(s) from Jazz on the Plazz. Los Gatos hosts a top notch jazz summer concert series in the town center. Jazz on the Plazz features internationally renowned jazz artists in an open air setting for free every Wednesday night during the summer months. If you are in town, this is not to be missed!
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Fantasy of Lights. Known throughout the Bay Area as one of the most festive drive-through holiday light displays, this event is held in Vasona Park between Thanksgiving and New Years. Bring the kids and enjoy this after-dark Holiday treat!
  • 8.50 mile(s) from Winchester Mystery House®, one of the most well known attractions in San Jose. This haunted house is open year round, with special Flashlight Tours available at select times of the year (Halloween and Friday the Thirteenths). Not a horror show, this venue is open to families of most ages.
  • 6.30 mile(s) from The Mountain Winery, famous for their stunning mountain scenery, wonderful wines, and their Summer Concert Series. Big names are regularly featured in this intimate amphitheater setting, and the Los Gatos Inn is on the direct route to the shows. If you are headed into town to see a performance, stay with us and make your commute home a much more pleasant experience.
  • 17.00 mile(s) from California's Great America, the Bay Area's biggest theme park, has everything from rollercoasters to concerts.
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Raging Waters®, 23 acres of family water fun. Raging Waters® is a theme park filled with water slides, water parks, and fun for the entire family.


  • 0.60 mile(s) from Double D's Sports Grille, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, Family friendly sports bar/restaurant. Locally known for great burgers.
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Thai Spice, Bar/Lounge, Thai, Open for: lunch, Small authentic Thai restaurant. Good food, good decor.
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Pedro's, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, A local favorite for decades, Pedros offers great Mexican food at very reasonable prices.
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Opa!, Bar/Lounge, Greek, Open for: lunch, Excellent Sunday brunch, friendly staff, great food, beautiful decor.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Forbes Mill Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, Known for their excellent steak and seafood. A nicer restaurant with slightly higher prices.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Southern Kitchen, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, One of the most amazing breakfasts you've ever had, at a price that is right! Tiny hole-in-the-wall cafe that fills quickly on the weekend.
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Willow Street Wood-Fired, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, Excellent family atmosphere with a full menu. Much more than a "pizza joint"! Wonderful outdoor patio seating available seasonally.


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Los Gatos High School
  • 4.20 mile(s) from West Valley College
  • 10.00 mile(s) from De Anza College
  • 11.50 mile(s) from San Jose State University

Nearby Cities

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Los Gatos
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Monte Sereno
  • 3.70 mile(s) from Saratoga
  • 4.30 mile(s) from Campbell
  • 7.00 mile(s) from San Jose
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Cupertino
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Santa Clara
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Sunnyvale
  • 12.50 mile(s) from Mountain View
  • 14.50 mile(s) from Milpitas
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto


  • 0.20 mile(s) from Los Gatos Creek Trail, excellent running and biking trail, paved for 90% of it, runs through Los Gatos from the Lexington Reservoir, past Vasona Lake, and up into downtown Campbell.
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Vasona Park, a large county park with a beautiful lake in its center, a par course running along both sides of it (part of the Los Gatos Creek Trail), picnic areas all throughout the park, and boating rentals in the summer. The Wildcat Railroad, a pint-sized "train", runs through the park and is available to ride, and a carousel offers fun for the whole family. Oak Meadow is a fantastic playground for kids. In December, the Fantasy of Lights is a wonderful treat!
  • 4.40 mile(s) from Montalvo Arts Center, is a hidden gem in nearby Saratoga, with gorgeous shaded hiking trails behind the luxurious estate that is free to the public. Hiking under the redwoods is such a pleasant way to spend an afternoon.
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Santa Cruz beaches, Los Gatos is the first town that beach traffic comes through on their way back into the Silicon Valley. The beaches are a short trip over the hill, so make sure to visit when you're here!


  • 0.60 mile(s) from Old Town Los Gatos, retail shops and restaurants in the heart of Downtown Los Gatos
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Westgate Mall / El Paseo, mall with many supporting shopping and dining facilities surrounding it
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Oakridge Mall, with movie theater
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Valley Fair Mall


  • 13.00 mile(s) from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
  • 40.00 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Caltrain San Jose Diridon station
  • 1.00 mile(s) from downtown Los Gatos