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This is a throwback post! I forgot that I haven’t reviewed my stay at the Juniper Hotel Cupertino. It is currently part of Hilton, as part of the Curio Collection. Previously, the Juniper Hotel was a Kimpton Hotel and it was called the Cypress Hotel.


I needed a place to stay in NorCal for my visit to Berkeley last year after getting admitted. I choose to stay at the Juniper Hotel Cupertino as my aunt previously stayed there and said it was good! Plus, I really liked the Cupertino area from previous visits.

Juniper Hotel Cupertino Short Review With Scores (OUT OF 5, 5 BEING THE BEST)

5: Excellent, Highly Recommend
4: Very Good, Solid Choice to Consider
3: Ok, Check Other Options Before Booking
2: Below Par, Try to Avoid
1: Terrible, Run Far Away

Rooms: 3/5
Service: 4/5
Location: 4/5
Cleanliness In Room: 4/5
Sleep Quality: 3.5/5

On TripAdvisor, the Juniper Hotel Cupertino is rated 4.0/5.0.


I arrived late at night, and I did like how they had a parking garage. Check-in was a bit slow, as at night only one person was working the desk. Other than that it was fine. The lobby was kind of nice, with cool chairs and a very modern decor.


The Room:

The room was a decent size but it just did not feel like a 4 star hotel. The bathroom was small and very standard, it felt like a Courtyard. The beds were fine but nothing special. The issue was the room just didn’t feel fresh and the room was dusty.

On a more personal preference, the room was quite dark and I personally don’t like it when rooms are very dark because to me they feel less welcoming and I feel stains/dirt can easily hide in dark rooms.

Breakfast was good though!

On a happier note, I did quite enjoy the breakfast! The fruits were very fresh and the eggs were cooked perfectly. The restaurant at the hotel is quite nice.

The Verdict:

Overall I had higher expectations for the Juniper Hotel Cupertino. Not quite an amazing 4 star experience, but depending on the price you pay it is still a solid hotel (more like 3.5 star hotel).


You can check out The Juniper Hotel Cupertino’s TripAdvisor reviews here! Additionally you can compare prices between sites and view other hotel’s reviews on TripAdvisor too.


Happy travels,