Hotel De Anza, San Jose
This architecturally gorgeous hotel is well-known for being one of San Jose’s remaining “Zigzag Moderne” Art Deco buildings. The exterior is as lovely as the interior; the rooms are open, the European-style Caffe La Pastaia on-site serves up delicious Italian cuisine in an elegant setting and the concierge service is remarkable. Hotel De Anza even boasts being a top choice of celebrities staying in the hotel like Eleanor Roosevelt, Wiz Khalifa, Jack Dempsey, to just name a few. Jazz lovers will also fall head over heels for Hotel De Anza, because its the home of some of the Bay Area’s best jazz nights (at the Hedley Club Lounge, also on-site).