Blossom Valley Landmarks
Dolce Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Avenue
The Hayes Mansion, originally attached to the Hayes family, a wealthy family from the past century (they used to own the San Jose Mercury News!) is now one of the most famous hotel resort & conference centers in San Jose, CA, on the list of the US National Register of Historic Places. The 41,000 Sq ft long mediterranean style villa, purchased by the City of San Jose in the mid 1990s, is located in a 20 acres park lush with palm trees and rare flowers.The Hayes Mansion boasts a fitness center, sports facilities, a 170-seat restaurant (Silver Creek) and a turn-of-the-century full service bar (President's Lounge).
The Hayes Mansion also borders the Edenvale Garden Park, one of the hidden natural jewels of San Jose. The park boasts a volleyball court, 3 tennis courts and plenty of playground space with lots of tables and BBQ places. Ideal for dog walking, runners and walkers alike.