Motel 6 San Jose South

2560 Fontaine RdSan Jose95121USA
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About Motel 6 San Jose South

Motel 6 San Jose South provides simple economy accommodation with free truck parking just off the Bayshore Freeway in the south-eastern suburbs of San Jose. Downtown San Jose is about five miles away.

Remodeled colorful rooms feature wood-effect floors, an en suite bathroom with granite countertops, air-conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, free local calls and paid Wi-Fi. Selected rooms include fridges and microwaves. Accessible rooms are available.

Facilities comprise a launderette, 24-hour reception and an outdoor swimming pool. Kids can stay free at this pet-friendly property.

Vending machines are provided at reception, where morning coffee is complimentary. Several dining options are located just a short walk away.

Motel 6 San Jose South is about eight miles from Mineta San Jose International Airport and Avaya Stadium – home of the San Jose Earthquakes MLS team. It’s about ten minutes’ drive from Raging Waters San Jose theme park and Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.


2560 Fontaine Rd, San Jose, CA, 95121, USA
Telephone: +1(408)2703131 | Fax: +1(408)2706235 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Handy location beside freeway

Thanks to its roadside position just off US Route 101, guests were largely upbeat about this motel's location. It offered easy access to downtown San Jose, the airport and Raging Waters San Jose theme park. Another bonus was the proximity of gas stations, convenience stores and several eateries in the vicinity. .

Clean, comfy and affordable rooms

Many guests liked the remodeled no frills rooms with features like laminate floors and flat-screen TVs. The rooms were reportedly clean and comfortable enough for the needs of most budget-conscious travelers, although some said the rooms and bathrooms were rather small. Many reviewers felt it was good value for money as rates were inexpensive for the area. Perks like the pet-friendly policy, free morning coffee and free parking were a bonus. .

Praise for customer service

Visitors often praised the customer service, calling personnel friendly, helpful and polite. Guests usually experienced a hassle-free check-in, although some expressed concerns that fellow visitors were possibly up to no good at times. However, it was reassuring that there were security guards on-site. .

Negative Reviews

Wi-Fi wasn't free

Reviewers were surprised that there were charges for Wi-Fi access. Furthermore, there were some reports that the network offered sluggish speeds and patchy coverage.

Some maintenance and cleanliness grumbles

Stained sheets and mold in some bathrooms were among the cleanliness complaints from critics. Some also made occasional claims that pest control measures were inadequate. A few visitors encountered maintenance issues such as non-functioning air-conditioning in certain rooms. .

Irritating smells and noises

There were moldy odors and lingering smoky smells reported in some parts of the property. Meanwhile, light sleepers pointed the finger of blame at thin walls for enabling them to hear noises from neighboring rooms. .

Rating Overview

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6.5 /10
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    6.7 /10
6.5 out of 10 based on 1560 reviews