Starwood opens the Aloft Santa Clara, Calif.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide expanded its Aloft Hotels portfolio in Silicon Valley with the opening of Aloft Santa Clara. Owned by CalTex Hospitality and managed by Lodgic Hospitality, the new-build Aloft is located within the America Center Complex. Aloft Santa Clara has 175 rooms.

"Aloft Santa Clara is an exciting new addition to the brand's growing Silicon Valley portfolio and will offer travelers a uniquely tech-forward hotel experience," said Brian McGuinness, SVP, specialty select brands for Starwood. "As Starwood's hub of technological innovation, Aloft appeals to the early adopter with its forward-thinking approach to hospitality."

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The sixth Aloft to open in California, Aloft Santa Clara is located just off Highway 237 within America Center, a brand-new corporate campus in San Jose with more than 900,000 square feet of office space, including the global headquarters of Polycom and Flextronics, and 7.5 miles of walking paths with views of the San Francisco Bay. The hotel is located down the street from Yahoo's global headquarters and within reach of the offices of numerous high-tech companies, including Intel, Nortel and National Semiconductors. Less than four miles from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), Aloft Santa Clara is also near area attractions such as Great America Theme Park and Levi's Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers.

Hotel facilities include an outdoor splash pool, a 24-hour re-charge gym, re:fuel at Aloft – a one-stop gourmet grab & go food and beverage area, 2,800 square feet of flexible meeting space, plus an outdoor deck, and the brand's W XYZ bar.

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