Hotels/Travel

Welcome to San Jose and VivaFest! Our staff has negotiated discount rates at these fine San Jose hotels for your convenience:

Fairmont Hotel

Make a reservation online or call 1-800-346-5550 and reference “VivaFest Rooms” to receive the discount rate.

San Jose Airport Hotel

To make a reservation select your arrival and departure date on the hotel website main page www.sanjoseairporthotel.com, then enter the Corporate/Promotional code “Vivafest” in the appropriate field, and your discount rate will be provided.

Marriott San Jose

Make a reservation online for the Marriott hotel.

What else is there to do in downtown?

The Tech Museum is part of the festival boundaries. Your festival admission gives you free access to all the Museum galleries.

Dine: The restaurant scene offers a mix of international cuisines; visitors can find food options in and around downtown San Jose that range from traditional American cuisine to delectable Vietnamese restaurants.

For a complete listing of what’s happening in downtown San Jose, visit: www.sjdowntown.com.

To learn more about San Jose, visit: www.sanjose.org.

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