Downtown San Jose Hotel to Become a Westin

 The 171-room Sainte Claire Hotel in downtown San Jose will become a Westin Hotel in late 2012. The property, which was recently purchased by Wolff Urban Development LLC for about $17 million, includes more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space, a 220-seat Italian eatery, complimentary wireless Internet access and a 24-hour business center. A renovation of all guest rooms and some public space will begin at the end of this quarter.