10 of the Best Business Travel Hotels in California

Audrey Fairbrother
December 17, 2021
10 of the Best Business Travel Hotels in California

California is a state that really has it all.

From sun-drenched beaches to rugged wilderness, cool cities and buzzing nightlife – it’s no wonder so many businesses base their headquarters in the Golden State.

With over 65 million annual visitors, California has no shortage of options for savvy business travelers. Knowing where to stay can be tricky though. Great transport links, easy parking, proximity to business districts and comfortable accommodation are all considerations.

To take the pressure off, here are our top picks for business travel hotels in California. Whether you’re in for an extended stay or a flying visit – you can book with confidence.

The top business travel hotels in California

1. The Westin Long Beach

Long Beach, California

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“A step above in terms of quality, luxury and cleanliness.”

Mere steps away from the Long Beach convention center, the Westin Long Beach is the perfect option for business travelers seeking rest and relaxation.

Take a dip in their outdoor pool before exploring downtown event venues and restaurants.
All rooms feature spacious work areas, high-speed WiFi and flat-screen TVs – so what are you waiting for!?

Business travelers love:

  • Express check-in / check-out
  • Work areas in guest rooms
  • Private parking on-site
  • Business center
  • Conference facilities

2. Homewood Suites By Hilton Sacramento Airport – Natomas

Sacramento, California

Homewood suites sacramento airport

“Love this place. Clean, excellent customer service, and all the coffee you want. Plus, an AMAZING continental breakfast.”

This newly renovated Homewood Suites is conveniently located only a few miles from the Sacramento International Airport and in the heart of Natomas’ business district.

Perfect for both short term-business travelers and those in need of long-term accommodations, Homewood Suites offers modern rooms ranging from studios to 2-bedroom suites come with fully equipped kitchens, dining tables and free Wi-Fi, plus flat-screen TVs.

After work hours, enjoy nearby local attractions like the Sleep Train Arena, home of the Sacramento Kings, Natomas Regional Park and the Sacramento River.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Fitness center with an outdoor basketball and tennis court
  • Business center and meeting rooms
  • Complimentary light dinner and drinks from Monday through Thursday
  • Free parking and 24-hour airport shuttles
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub

3. Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles

“The staff is friendly, welcoming, and the rooms well done and comfortable.  In all of my business and pleasure trips, this is my favorite hotel.”

A business travel hotel that also feels like a resort – what more could we ask for?

The historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel has been an iconic Los Angeles landmark since 1923 boasting exquisite Spanish-Italian Renaissance architecture and gorgeous rooms with canopy beds and marble bathrooms.

Easily venture around Los Angeles via the Pershing Square rail station, just 2 blocks away from, or stop by some of the city’s top attractions like the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Museum of Contemporary Art, just a 10 minute walk away.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Fitness center
  • Meeting and event facilities
  • In-hotel bar and restaurants
  • Club lounge with free breakfast and snacks

4. Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter

San Diego, California

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter

“Excellent location in the heart of everything. Complementary free breakfast was on point. The rooms are spacious, laid out extremely well and have everything you need for a great stay.”

Stay in the heart of downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter at this modern and chic Residence Inn.

Lodigng here means you’re only a 10 minute drive from the airport and walking distance to the San Diego Convention Center, Petco Park and Coronado Bridge & Seaport Village. Not to mention, other key landmarks like the San Diego Zoo, Pacific Beach and Sunset Cliffs are all within a quick 20 minute drive.

When you’re done expoloring, come back to your spacious studio or one-bedroom suite, complete with a full kitchen, desk and flat-screen TV.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Free hot breakfast
  • 24/7 convenience store and grocery delivery service
  • Business center and meeting rooms
  • In-hotel bar and restaurant
  • Outdoor pool and fitness center

5. Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento South Natomas

Sacramento, California

Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento Natomas

“Great stay, 5 star hospitality and service. Great for business purposes. The breakfast bar had amazing food, service was fast and the pancakes were memorable.”

Located less than 10 miles from Sacramento International Airport, Golden 1 Center, and Sacramento Convention Center, this hotel is the perfect homebase for business travelers.

Enjoy the fitness center, restaurant, 24-hour snack shop, and year-round heated outdoor pool in between meetings or explore nearby downtown Sacramento, just a short drive away.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Outdoor pool
  • On-site restaurant
  • Complimentary airport shuttles
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center

6. Homewood Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North

San Francisco, California

Homewood Suites San Fran

“Clean and cozy rooms, friendly and helpful staff! We’ve booked this hotel before and we will book it again in the future!”

Traveling in and out of San Francisco is a breeze while staying at this Homewood Suites, situated near the airport and only a few miles away from the Bayshore Caltrain Station with transit to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Union Square.

Enjoy your spacious room, the outdoor pool and complimentary food and drinks while winding down outside of the city.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Free hot breakfast
  • Business center
  • Complimentary light dinner and drinks from Monday through Thursday
  • Free airport shuttles
  • Outdoor pool

Further reading: The 7 Best Business Hotels in San Francisco

7. Residence Inn by Marriott San Jose South

San Jose, California

Residence Inn Marriott San Jose

“One of the best accommodations when traveling. Studio room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. Full kitchen included and bed was very comfortable. Highly recommended.”

Inside San Jose’s business district is this comfortable and affordable Residence Inn.

This location is the perfect place to focus on work, but also take advantage of the shopping and scenic views San Jose offers. Visit nearby Santana Row Shopping Center and The Pruneyard Shopping Center or explore the natural beauty iof Martial Cottle Park State Recreation Area and Montgomery Hill.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Free breakfast

8. TownePlace Suites By Marriott Anaheim Maingate Near Angel Stadium

Anaheim, California

TownePlace Suites Anaheim

“This place was wonderful. The staff was very nice and always made us feel very welcome. The room was clean, fully stocked, and comfortable.”

Indulge in comfort without sparring convenience at this TownePlace Suites in Anaheim.

Lounge by the outdoor pool and get your day started with complimentary breakfast.

Explore Angel Stadium, Disneyland, Honda Center, Anaheim Convention Center, all a short distance outside the lobby doors.

Business Travelers Love:

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free parking
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Large desk area in suites

9. Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey

Salinas, California

Courtyard by Marriott Salinas Monterey

“This hotel is great for your business stay in Salinas. People are nice. The place is clean and well maintained.”

Just 20 minutes from scenic Monterey and Carmel, Courtyard by Marriott – Salinas/Monterey surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and leisure travel equally achievable.

After work hours, enjoy the nearby sights and tastes of Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row, the Monterey Aquarium & Carmel-by-the-Sea – plus access to famous golf courses, including Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay.

Business Travelers Love:

  • In-hotel restaurant
  • Business center with workstations and printing
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

10. Homewood Suites By Hilton San Bernardino

San Bernardino, California

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“This is an amazing hotel to stay at. Clean and staff were really professional and accommodating.”

This brand-new Homewood Suites offers a great extended stay option in the heart of San Bernardino’s business and commercial district.

Stay close to the hotel to enjoy the outdoor pool or venture to the nearby beaches and mountains.

Business Travelers Love:

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Article written by
Audrey Fairbrother

Audrey Fairbrother is the Content and SEO Manager at Hotel Engine. She spends her days writing about all things business travel, researching topics that are important to Hotel Engine's audience and cultivating the company's brand voice.

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