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Aloft Silicon Valley 4.0

Newark, Silicon Valley, California

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  • Isolated location not within walking distance of attractions
  • Living area in the suites are not separate from the bedroom
  • Fee for in-room Wi-Fi (free for SPG members)

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The Aloft Silicon Valley is located in Newark, a quiet and family-friendly area that is fairly isolated from local attractions. This 174-room hotel offers the sleek and stylish rooms along with a secluded outdoor pool and popular bar. All rooms here are suites -- with wet bars, mini-fridges, and lounge areas -- but the living area isn't separate from the bedroom. The (somewhat minimal) action of Silicon Valley is located a 20-minute drive away in Palo Alto, but the hotel does offer nice perks such as a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor fire pit, and a pet-friendly attitude.

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Near the water in Newark, across the bay from Palo Alto

Newark is a small residential town surrounded by the city of Fremont. It is part of Silicon Valley, but the vibe is somewhat different as it sits on the other side of the Dumbarton Bridge across the bay from Palo Alto. There's a few corporate offices and only a couple of major companies, such as Cargill Salt. However, it is one of the most family-friendly cities in the Valley, with a huge indoor water park and over 15 parks and recreation areas.

The hotel is near the water on the western side of Newark, and is only a short drive from Coyote Hills Regional Park.

  • 25-minute drive to Oakland International Airport
  • 27-minute drive to San Jose International Airport
  • 34-minute drive to San Francisco International Airport
  • 4-minute drive to Don Edwards Wildlife Reserve, home to numerous types of birds and walking trails
  • 6-minute drive to Cargill Salt
  • 8-minute drive to Coyotes Hills Regional Park, which offers great views of the San Francisco Bay
  • 10-minute drive to NewPark Mall's shops and restaurants
  • 15-minute drive to Fremont Central Park, complete with a sailing pond
  • 16-minute drive to Aqua Adventure Water Park
  • 20-minute drive to Palo Alto, home to Stanford University
  • 27-minute drive to Santa Clara
  • 40-minute drive to downtown San Francisco

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8200 Gateway Blvd, Newark, California 94560, United States


(510) 494-8800

Also Known As

  • W Silicon Valley

Room Types

  • Cool Corner Suite
  • Marvelous Suite
  • Spectacular Double King
  • Spectacular Suite
  • Wonderful Suite
  • Wow Suite

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