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Hyatt Plaza San Jose
282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Airport
1350 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Fairmont San Jose
170 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel De Anza
233 West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Four Points by Sheraton
211 South 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Sainte Claire Hotel
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Marriott San Jose
301 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Hilton San Jose Hotel and Towers
300 Alamaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110

Ramada Limited San Jose
455 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Arena Hotel
817 the Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126

Americas Best Value Inn
1415 Monterey Road
San Jose, CA 95110

Super 8 Motel San Jose Airport
1860 the Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126

Comfort Inn San Jose
875 North 13th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Days Inn Airport
1280 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Clarion Hotel San Jose Airport
1355 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Best Western Airport Plaza
2118 the Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126

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About Downtown San Jose

Overview/Population
San Jose is a city that is located on the southeastern region of the San Francisco Bay. It is home to over 671,000 people, which makes it the third largest city in California in terms of population. San Jose ranks number 10 on the list of cities in the United States with the largest population. This city's population grew by nearly 20,000 between the years of 2010 and 2012. San Jose is also the most populous city in Northern California.

History
San Jose was first founded on November 29, 1777. However, it was not incorporated as a city in California until March 27, 1850. Jose' Jauquin Moroga is credited as being the founder of San Jose. The city is named after him. San Jose was the first capital of California.

Climate
San Jose has a Mediterranean type climate. This means that it has mild winters and warm summers. The average high temperature in January is 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average temperature in July is 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Rain is not a common occurrence in San Jose, which gives the city somewhat of a dry climate. San Jose has about 300 days of sunshine per year. Snow is an extremely rare occurrence in this city. The last time that this city received a measurable amount of snow was in the January of 1976.

Education
The largest higher education institution in San Jose is San Jose University. It is home to over 31,000 students and offers over 130 degree programs. San Jose University also has over 1600 faculty members. The majority of the faculty members possess a doctorate degree.

Lincoln Law School of San Jose, National University and San Jose City College are other notable colleges in this city. San Jose is also home to a number of private and public primary and secondary schools.

Geography
San Jose has a total area of 179.965 square miles. The city has a land area of 176.529 square miles, and the water area totals 3.439 square miles.

Crime rate
The crime rate in San Jose is lower than most other large cities in America. The crime rate in this city has steadily dropped since the 1980s. In 2009, a study revealed that San Jose had the second-lowest crime rate of cities in America with a population greater than 500,000.