With hi-tech fueling the city's development over the past 20 years, San Jose has become an uber modern and global city with incredible affluence.
I recommend you check out these boutique hotels whether you're looking to base yourself in San Jose or are passing through.
Sure, their rooms aren't going to be like those in a five-star hotel, but for most it'll be just the right amount of comfort and will have everything you need to sleep well.
The upscale rooms are spacious and plush with amenities like bath robes, upscale bath amenities, free WiFi, fridge, and premium cable.
With amenities such as a fully equipped kitchens with utensils and plates, free breakfast, and free WiFi, it really is your home away from home.
The rooms themselves are a bit dated, but the TVs do have HBO. The property also has a pool, jacuzzi, laundry facilities and WiFi.
Just as close is Gilroy, which has an outlet mall that is great for shopping.