Our Top 2018 CPTA Annual Conference Hotel Recommendations

With the 2018 CPTA Annual Conference quickly approaching (September 22-23), there’s no better time than the present to secure your accommodations for this year’s conference. While the weather in Santa Clara can be quite nice this time of year, you don’t want to find yourself without a room and out on the streets. We know that finding the right hotel can be stressful and overwhelming.  That’s why we’ve done the research on many of the hotels in the area for you and put together a quick review of what each has to offer.

Now you just have to select the one that’s right for you!


Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

5101 Great America Parkway – (official conference hotel)

Room Cost: $185 Single/Double, use Group Code: CA Physical Therapy Assn.

TripAdvisor Rating: 4 Stars based on 1,527 reviews

The Hyatt Regency is the official hotel of the conference.  It also offers easy access to the conference, as it is directly connected to the Convention Center. The hotel offers views of the valley and easy access to many area attractions including California’s Great America, NASA Ames Exploration Center, and Winchester Mystery House.

Major Amenities:

  • Fitness Center and Pool
  • Business Services
  • Jogging Paths

Dining Options:

  • TusCA Restaurant
  • Truya Sushi
  • Evolution Café & Bar
  • Grab ‘n’ Go Market


Hilton Santa Clara

4949 Great America Parkway – (located directly across from the Convention Center)

Room Cost: $135 – $175 per night

TripAdvisor Rating: 4 Stars based on 1,451 reviews

At a lower per night rate than the Hyatt and convenient location to the Convention Center, this property is a great option for conference attendees.  The hotel also features one of the best restaurants in the area, La Fontana, the winner of the OpenTable Diners’ Choice award.

Major Amenities:

  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Outdoor Heated Pool

Dining Options:

  • Coffee Bar Featuring Starbucks
  • La Fontana
  • La Fontana Lounge


Avatar Hotel

500 South Dearnborn Street – (1.4 miles from conference center)

Room Cost: $109 – $135 per night

TripAdvisor Rating: 4 Stars based on 667 reviews

If you’re looking for a more boutique hotel experience, Avatar Hotel is the place to be.  This hotel features vibrant décor and a funky vibe that includes a kitschy robot collection.  While this hotel isn’t the closest location to the Convention Center, it may just be worth it for the robots.

Major Amenities:

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • Fitness Center and Heated Pool

Dining Options:

  • Commons Lounge
  • International House of Pancakes (IHOP)


Aloft Santa Clara

510 American Center Court – (1 mile from conference center)

Room Cost: $129 – $183 per night

TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5 Stars based on 140 reviews

If you haven’t stayed at an Aloft property before you are missing out on the fun and ambiance of their w xyz bar.  The onsite bar offers a great place to grab a drink and mingle on the property.  One thing to keep in mind with this hotel is the lack of dining options onsite; however, local delivery from nearby restaurants is available.

Major Amenities:

  • Pool
  • Fitness Center

Dining Options:

  • 24/7 Pantry
  • w xyz bar


Santa Clara Marriott

2700 Mission College Boulevard – (1.4 miles from conference center)

Room Cost: $131 – $165 per night

TripAdvisor Rating: 4 Stars based on 784 reviews

The Marriott features pillowtop mattresses, flat-panel TVs, Wi-Fi access, a Starbucks and Beauty Shop, should you feel indulgent. The only potential downside is that the hotel will be making lobby improvements through October 2018. Stating that some work activity will be noticeable 9am-6pm.

Major Amenities:

  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Full Service Business Center
  • Beauty Shop

Dining Options:

  • Parcel 104
  • Characters Sports Bar & Grill
  • Starbucks

We look forward to seeing you at the CPTA Annual Conference this month and hope that you’ll stop by Booth #212 during the conference to learn more about how our EcoPro Pillow Covers can save you time and money.

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