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Walking Distance
Walk to CHONC, BioReset, Retinal Diagnostic and numerous other medical clinics
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No Car? No Problem!
Bus Line 61 offers a quick 15 minute trip to major conveniences
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Minutes from Airports
12-minutes from SJC or 37-minutes to SFO

Things to Do

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Unassumingly located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, the Bristol Hotel is minutes from the vibrant downtown districts of Campbell and Los Gatos. Enjoy easy access to diverse restaurants and shopping. For outdoorsy types, the Los Gatos Creek Trail, Villa Montalvo Art Center, or the nature reserves of Saratoga are close by for walking, running, and exploring. Testarossa Winery and Lake Vasona are within 15 minutes from the hotel, and the beaches of Santa Cruz and Highway 1 are a scenic 30 minutes away.

Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Nature Outdoors Parks - MUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN 6 MI. / 9 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Municipal Rose Garden

Enjoy gorgeous blossoms, where thousands of plantings and plenty of delightful varieties are in bloom. Thousands of visitors come to see the pure loveliness of this unforgettable garden.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - VILLA MONTALVO ARTS CENTER 7.5 MI. / 15 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Villa Montalvo Arts Center

Performing arts complex with indoor & outdoor stages, plus landscaped gardens & walking trails.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Shopping Dining - SANTANA ROW 5.5 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Santana Row

Shopping, dining and entertainment all come together in this dazzling district of exciting possibilities. Plenty of great shops, delicious restaurants and a great movie theatre are available for your browsing pleasure.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Shopping Dining - THE PRUNEYARD 1.9 MI. / 4 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

The Pruneyard

Whether you're looking for a terrific place to eat, a fitness center or just a good book, the Pruneyard has whatever you may need. Feel free to explore the numerous options available at this popular shopping center.

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Things to Do - Campbell Los Gatos: Nature Outdoors Parks - LOS GATOS CREEK TRAIL 1.3 MI. / 5 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Los Gatos Creek Trail

If you like to jog, bike or just take your time on a relaxed walk, the Los Gatos Creek Trail will not disappoint! Enjoy the natural surroundings while you get in some great exercise during your stay.

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Things to Do - Campbell Los Gatos: Attractions - SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK 26.6 MI. / 37 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Boardwalk features more than 40 rides and attractions including two National Historic Landmarks.

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Things to Do - Campbell Los Gatos: Nature Outdoors Parks - VASONA LAKE COUNTY PARK 2.9 MI. / 8 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Vasona Lake County Park

Are parks your thing? Then be sure to include this popular site on your list of places to visit! Its 45 acres of lawn is perfect for sports fun and just getting together with family or friends. Scenic trails and boating adventures are also great options to consider.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Shopping Dining - OLD TOWN LOS GATOS 4.2 MI. / 8 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Old Town Los Gatos

Old Town is Your Outdoor, Shopping & Dining Destination located in beautiful Los Gatos, California

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions -HISTORIC SAN JOSE 9 MI. / 14 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Historic San Jose

The SoFA District (So. First Area) is an arts, cultural, and entertainment district in the very heart of Downtown San Jose. Located directly behind the San Jose Convention Center.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - WINCHESTER MYSTERY HOUSE 5.5 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Winchester Mystery House

An architectural treasure, this house is a popular landmark in San Jose. While you're staying in the area, be sure to stop by this historic home for a tour you won't soon forget!

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions- CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY MUSEUM 7.5 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Visit the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose where you can expect to test, crank, listen, prod and tinker.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - HAPPY HOLLOW PARK AND ZOO 8.9 MI. / 12 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Meet lovable animals, enjoy fantastic rides for all ages and see memorable shows in one place! It's an attraction that offers rich experiences for a wide range of interests. Be sure to keep this great attraction in mind during your visit to the area.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Attractions-CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINT JOSEPH 8.1 MI./11 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph was constructed in 1877 on the site of former basilicas that were damaged by earthquakes or fire.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - THE TECH INTERACTIVE 8.2 MI. / 11 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

The Tech Interactive

Like science and technology? Then this interactive museum will fascinate you without question! It offers numerous kinds of activities that are designed to inspire as well as to teach.  

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 8 MI. / 11 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

If you love to attend dance and Broadway shows, this center is the perfect attraction for you! In addition to memorable performances, you can also enjoy amazing views of downtown San Jose from inside this beautiful building.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Shopping Dining - WILLOW GLENN 4.8 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Willow Glenn

Charm and a welcoming atmosphere are just some of the wonderful discoveries you'll make when visiting Willow Glenn. This lovely district of San Jose offers a fantastic selection of boutique shopping, bookstores and casual dining options.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Nature Outdoors Parks - CASTLE ROCK STATE PARK 16 MI. / 25 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Castle Rock State Park

Situated along the Santa Cruz Mountains in Los Gatos, just 20 minutes from San Jose, the hiker's paradise of Castle Rock State Park can be found. No matter your level, this part has a trail for you and the park attracts rock climbers and nature lovers for good reason.

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Things to Do - Campbell: Nature Outdoors Parks-BIG BASIN REDWOODS STATE PARK 19.6 MI./30 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

As the state's oldest park, Big Basin Redwoods is a stunning setting that attracts visitors throughout the year. The majestic redwood forests are some of the state's most incredible natural attractions.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Sports Concerts - LEVI'S STADIUM 13.7 MI. / 15 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Levi's Stadium

Love NFL football? Then a stop at Levi's Stadium is required! Considered one of the top sports and entertainment arenas in the world, it's also the San Francisco 49ers' home base. Don't forget to see what other exciting events may be taking place at this popular venue during your visit to San Jose.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - CALIFORNIA THEATER 7.9 MI. / 12 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

California Theater

Restored 1927 motion picture house turned performing-arts venue, also offers private event options.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - SAP CENTER 7.9 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

SAP Center

From exciting NHL games with the San Jose Sharks to energetic concerts, the SAP Center offers a fantastic range of fun events to enjoy. Take a look at this indoor arena's latest schedule to find out what's happening during your stay.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Attractions - SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER 14.2 MI. / 16 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Santa Clara Convention Center

The Santa Clara Convention Center is located in northern Santa Clara, California. It serves as one of the large meeting and convention facilities in Silicon Valley, with 262,000 square feet of meeting space. It was built in 1986 and expanded in 2009. 

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - SAN JOSE CIVIC AUDITORIUM 7.8 MI. / 12 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

San Jose Civic Auditorium

Recognized as a landmark, this venue hosts a diverse array of events for all styles and tastes. From concerts to banquets to fundraisers, the San Jose Civic always offers fun experiences.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - MONTGOMERY THEATER 7.9 MI. / 12 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Montgomery Theater

Since its construction in 1936, this charming theater has been entertaining for generations. Performing arts of all kinds can be enjoyed at the Montgomery Theater, where elegance and warmth are part of its lovely appeal.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Sports - MORGAN HILL OUTDOOR SPORTS CENTER 22.9 MI. / 22 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center

Experience great outdoor events and festivals at this popular facility. With multiple grass fields and concrete walkways, functions of all kinds take place on the spacious grounds.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - SHORELINE AMPHITHEATER 16.6 MI. / 16 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Shoreline Amphitheater

Musical artists covering a wide array of genres regularly perform at the Shoreline Amphitheater. Look up the schedule to include a terrific concert during your San Jose visit.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - ROARING CAMP RAILROADS 25 MI. / 32 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Roaring Camp Railroads

All aboard!! Step back in time for an old-fashioned 1880’s steam train ride winding through the redwood forests of Bear Mountain while listening to a conductor narrate the history of Roaring Camp, the railroad and the forest.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Attractions - RAGING WATERS 13.9 MI. / 21 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Raging Waters

Get wet & wild and cool off at the largest water park in Northern California!

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose: Nature Outdoors Parks - MAGICAL PLAYGROUND 18 MI. / 19 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Magical Playground

Located in Mitchell Park in Palo Alto, this innovative and inclusive playground isn’t just a place to play, it’s a place to learn, explore and be challenged.

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Things to Do - Campbell Los Gatos: Neighborhood Activities - CAMPBELL FARMERS MARKET 1.8 MI. / 5 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Campbell Farmers Market

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay.

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Things to Do - Campbell: Attractions - THE ROSICRUCIAN EGYPTIAN MUSEUM 6.4 MI. / 10 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

If Egyptian culture fascinates you, then this museum should be at the top of your priority list! With its specialized exhibits, tours, and events, you'll feel enriched after exploring this beloved attraction.

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Things to Do Campbell San Jose - Attractions - Apple Park Visitors Center - 8.7 MI. / 17 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Apple Park Visitor Center

The visitor center features a cafe, an AR exhibit, and a rooftop observation deck from which the Apple headquarters is visible. It was designed with an underground parking structure with space for up to 684 vehicles.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Shopping Dining - WESTFIELD VALLEY FAIR 4.8 MI. / 8 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Westfield Valley Fair

Valley Fair is one of the largest malls in the United States. Valley Fair consists of 214 stores, such as the only Balenciaga in Northern California, and 58 dining options, such as Eataly or Din Tai Fung, ranked as one of the world's best restaurants by the New York Times.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Wineries Wine Tasting - SANTA CLARA WINE TRAIL | WINE TRAIL MAP | WINE TRAIL PASS

Santa Clara Wine Trail

"Silicon Valley" - it's easy to forget this area's role as California's first premium wine production region - the Santa Clara Valley. Native Americans named it "the Valley of the Heart's Delight." French and Italian immigrants who settled here during the Gold Rush era recognized the rich soils and Mediterranean climate as the perfect New World home for their European grape varietals. And so it begins...

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Wineries Wine Tasting - TRANSPORT | WINE TOURS | WINE EVENTS

Tommy John's Wine and Brew Tours

Wine and beer are some of life’s simple pleasures. We’re TJ Wine Tours, and we are interested in spreading the love for the Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley wineries and breweries in the oldest grape-growing region in the U.S.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Nature - SANTA CRUZ MAIN BEACH 26 MI. / 36 MINUTES FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Santa Cruz Main Beach

Santa Cruz Beach is a popular place for summertime recreation, from volleyball to boating and hiking. The breathtaking scenery and refreshing sea breezes make this stretch of the California coastline especially appealing.

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Things to Do - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: Neighborhood - BLOOMERS 0.2 MI. / 1 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

Bloomers

Florist | In-store shopping | Curbside pickup | Delivery

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Medical Stays - Campbell San Jose Los Gatos: CHONC PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL 0.4 MI. / 1 MIN. FROM THE BRISTOL HOTEL

CHoNC Pediatric Hospital

CHoNC Pediatric Hospital is a general acute care hospital that provides acute care services for catastrophically injured and severely disabled children. Located in Campbell (south San Jose area), CHoNC provides a wide range of acute care for machine-dependent children ages 0-21 years in the heart of the Silicone Valley.

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