Hotels and Motels near the Holistic Arts Fair at Community of Infinite Spirit.

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The places listed below are moderately priced. All prices are subject to change. More expensive places have more amenities and may include meals; call the numbers listed for info. Prices are one-day weekend rates, and do not include tax unless otherwise indicated. Tax may be 10% to as much as 14%.The first price is one bed, the second two beds, unless otherwise indicated. Ask about AAA and other discounts. Call for reservations unless walk-in is indicated.

City is San Jose unless otherwise indicated. All phone numbers are 408 area code (1-408) unless otherwise indicated. Prices are more-or-less accurate as of Sept. 2014; subject to change.

The Alameda, about 3 miles north of Community of Infinite Spirit. Take Meridian north to San Carlos, east/right 1 block to Race St.; turn left and go north 3 blocks.

Alameda Motel, 1050 The Alameda at Race St., 408-295-7201 $85

Flamingo Motor Lodge, 1084 The Alameda, at Race, 408-297-4115 $85

St. Francis Motel, 2222 The Alameda 1/2 mile north of 880/17, 408-296-4330, $95

Super 8, 1860 The Alameda between Hedding and Taylor, 408-293-9361 $96/100- 2 people

Motel 6 (Travelodge), 1041 The Alameda, near Race, 408-295-0159 $93/96- two people

Valley Inn, 2155 The Alameda at Newhall near 880/17, 408-241-8500 $99

South First St. and Monterey Road, about 3 miles east of Community of Infinite Spirit. Take Minnesota Ave. and Alma St. east to Monterey/First St.

Sands Motel, 1787 Monterey Rd. near Curtner/Fairgrounds, 408-293-6025 walk-in only, $86.50/97.90

Travelers Rest Motel, 1315 S. First at Alma, near NW corner, 408-297-2641, $95/125

America Best Value Inn, 1415 Monterey Rd. near Alma SW corner, 408-993-1711 $109/129

Downtown San Jose, about 3 miles northeast of Community of Infinite Spirit

Hotel De Anza, 233 W. Santa Clara St., 408-286-1000 $209, or 229 for king-size bed; discounts depending on occupancy

Ramada Limited, 455 S. 2nd St., 408-298-3500 $109/119

Townhouse Motel, 475 S. 2nd St., 408-295-5558, 855-680-3238 $80

Fairmont Hotel, 170 S. Market at Plaza de San Antonio, 408-998-1900; prices about $234, $199 with AAA card

Campbell, about 2-3 miles west/southwest of Community of Infinite Spirit

Bristol Hotel, 3341 S. Bascom Ave., between Camden and 85, Campbell, 408-559-3330 starts at $119, $109 Sunday

Carlyle Hotel, 1300 Camden Ave., Campbell, at Curtner just east of 17, 408-559-3600 $119/124 with AAA, otherwise $129/139

Campbell Inn, 675 E. Campbell Ave at 17, Campbell, 408-374-4300 $129, with AAA $119 (closest motel to the Center)

Larkspur Landing Hotel, 550 W. Hamilton Ave., Campbell, at San Tomas Expressway, 408-364-1514 $119/149, much higher Sunday nights

Motel 6, 1240 Camden Ave, Campbell; at Curtner just east of 17, 408-371-8870 $89/94, $95/100 for Sunday night.

Los Gatos, about 4 miles southwest of the Fair; take Hamilton Ave west to Highway 17 going south

Los Gatos Best Western, 55 Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd. near 17, 408-356-9191 $180 Friday, $225 Saturday, $150 Sunday. 10% AAA discount

Los Gatos Garden Inn, 46 E. Main St. Los Gatos, 408-354-6446 starting at $139

Los Gatos Lodge, 50 Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd. near 17, 408-354-3301


Marriott Hotel, 1480 Falcon Drive, Milpitas; next to Great Mall. $129 per night.

Santa Clara

Motel 6, 3208 El Camino Real, 408-241-0200 $84/90

North First St., about 6 miles northeast of Community of Infinite Spirit; from there take 880/17 to First St and go North.; a few less-expensive motels are mentioned here (there are many other motels and hotels located here)

E-Z 8 Motel, 1550 N. First at Gish, 408-453-1830 $90/100 (most pets welcome at E-Z 8)

E-Z 8 Motel, 2050 N. First at Brokaw, 408-436-0636 $89/94

Motel 6, 2081 First at Brokaw, 408-436-8180 $90 for 1 person, $96 for 2 people

List of some nearby Restaurants

Accurate as of September 2016. Hours listed are for weekends.

Lincoln Ave. (from Center, north on Hicks to Minnesota; right/east about 6 blocks; left on Lincoln Ave.

Pizza My Heart: 1390 Lincoln, near NE corner of Minnesota. Hours 11 am to 10 pm. 408-279-4441

Le Boulanger (bakery and sandwiches): 1351 Lincoln, just north of corner of Minnesota, on west side of Lincoln; open 6 am to 6 pm Saturday and 7 am to 5 pm Sunday. 408-288-7095

La Villa Deli, 1319 Lincoln Ave. at Brace St., Sat. 9:30 am to 6 pm. 408-295-7851

Taiwan Restaurant, 1306 Lincoln Ave. Sunday only, lunch: 11:30 to 3, dinner 5 to 9:30. 408-289-8800 or 408-289-9328.

John's XLNT Food, 1238 Lincoln Ave. Sat 7 am to 9:30 pm, Sunday 8 to 8. 408-998-1440.

Round Table Pizza, 1175 Lincoln Ave., Sat 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday 11 am to 10 pm. 408-295-4644

Edna Ray Chinese Restaurant, 1181 Lincoln Ave., 11:30 am to 9 pm. 408-280-7738

Plaza Inn (Mexican) 1182 Lincoln, 10 AM to Midnight. 408-292-0132

mio Vicino, 1140 Lincoln, Sat.1-10 PM, Sun.4-9 PM. 408-286-6027

Crepevine Restaurant, 1100 Lincoln Ave., south of Willow. 7:30 am to 10 pm, 408-297-1100

Bill's, 1115 Willow St. NW corner of Lincoln, next to US Bank; 7 AM to 3 PM. 408-294-1125

Jake's Pizza: 1074 Lincoln, past Willow St. going north, on right. Hours 9 am to 10 pm. 408-287-7960

Puerto Azul (Mexican, next to Jake's) 1072 Lincoln, open 8 am to 11 pm. 408-297-1300

Meridian and Hamilton Aves. (from Center, south on Hicks, right at Hamilton, about 4 blocks W)

Tomato Thyme (Italian) 1560 Hamilton Ave., SE corner, W of Safeway. Sat 10:30 am to 10 pm, Sunday 10:30 am to 9 pm 408-723-7333

Gunther's (cafe and deli): SW corner, open 7 am to 2 pm Saturday only. 408-266-9022

Tacos Al Pastor (authentic Mexican food): 1629 Meridian, west side of street, 1 block south of Hamilton. Hours Sat. 9 am to 9 pm; Sunday 9 am to 8 pm. 408-265-1198

Lean Feast 1597 Meridian, NW corner. 8 AM to 5 PM. Healthy protein, vegetable and carbohydrate meals. Order online or get up to 4 meals at the store.

Grab a Pita, mediterranean. 1597 Meridian, NW corner. Sat 11-9, Sun 11-8. 408-264-4993

Fratello's (Autentico Ristorante Italiano): 1712 Meridian, in Dry Creek Plaza, near corner of Lenn (next light south of Hamilton). Hours Sat 5-10 PM, Sun.5-9 PM. 408-269-3801

Cafe San Jose, NW corner next to Goodwill, open 7 days from 7 am to 3 pm. 408-265-3020

Taqueria El Dorado, 1594 Meridian, NE corner. Sat 11-9, Sun 11-8. 408-264-4993.

Rookies Sports Lodge 1535 Meridian, north of Hamilton, on west. meat and booze. 9 am to midnight. 408-445-2121

Vegetarian (not exclusively so)

Lean Feast, 1597 Meridian Ave, NW corner of Hamilton. 8 AM to 5 PM. 408-960-8717

Golden Rice Bowl, 1705 Branham Lane, Branham Center, Branham at Ross (on west side of Ross), San Jose. Sat 11 AM to 9:30 PM, Sun 4 PM to 9:30 PM 408-978-3536

Good Karma, 37 S. First St. between Santa Clara and Post, downtown San Jose. Vegan vegetarian and meat, plus beer. Hours Saturday 11 AM to 9 PM; Sunday 11 PM to 7 PM. 408-294-2694

Starbucks Coffee:

a) Lincoln and Minnesota, NE corner.
b) On Meridian, just south of Hamilton, in Dry Creek Plaza. From the Center, turn right on Hamilton, then left at Meridian; go past the bank on your left, then turn left into the Plaza.

Safeway store is located 3 blocks away on Hamilton Ave, east of the Meridian Ave. corner. Ready-to-eat soup and deli is available in the northeast corner of the store.

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