Best Western


375 Leavesley Road, Gilroy, CA 95020-3606
Phone: 408/848-5144   |   Fax: 408-848-1138   |   122 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Experience the beauty of northern California from this award-winning Gilroy hotel near Gilroy Gardens, the Gilroy Garlic Festival, wineries and more.

Conveniently located off the freeway, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Forest Park Inn is the perfect home-away-from-home for business and leisure travelers alike. While the town is well-known for its annual Gilroy Garlic Festival and surrounding wine country, there are plenty of other reasons to visit. Shoppers can shop to their heart's content at the adjacent Gilroy Premium Outlet Mall, while families can enjoy hours of family fun at Gilroy Gardens Theme Park, just three miles away. This Gilroy hotel hosts many guests in town for one of the area's popular annual events, including golf tournaments (Eagle Ridge, San Juan Oaks & Cordevalle), the Northern California Renaissance Faire and the California Pack Trials agriculture competition.

Our property is a convenient pick for visitors to nearby Hollister, CA. And, because Gilroy's mild climate and picturesque scenery make the area a top choice for winery and golf-course weddings, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Forest Park Inn is a popular choice for wedding travelers as well. In fact, our Gilroy hotel offers 1,800 square feet of flexible meeting and event space that can accommodate functions of up to 180 guests. This is also ideal for employees visiting PG&E, Syngenta, Cal Trans and the Union Pacific.

This BEST WESTERN hotel in Gilroy offers beautifully appointed guest rooms with private balconies and a full complimentary breakfast. Each spacious room comes fully equipped with a refrigerator, coffee maker, cable satellite TV with HBO®, in-room movies, Nintendo® and Wi-Fi access. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, spa/steam room, and exercise facility.

Find out why the BEST WESTERN PLUS Forest Park Inn has been consistently rated number one by TripAdvisor.

Contact a member of our friendly staff to book your stay today!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Steam room
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, Open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. cardiovascular equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, Hindi, Gujarati
  • Laundromat
  • Express check out
  • Late check out available, fee depending on check out time
  • Safe deposit box available at front desk
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center located next to lobby
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, nominal fee
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services FedEX and USPS services available
  • Video billing In Room Entertainment Systems
  • Meeting facilities three meeting rooms available, 850 square feet, 950 square feet, 1800 square feet.
  • Conference facilities three meeting rooms available, 850 square feet, 950 square feet, 1800 square feet.
  • Catering
  • Ballroom three meeting rooms available, 850 square feet, 950 square feet, 1800 square feet.
  • Tennis courts
  • Hearing impaired services TTY Phones available upon request at front desk
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines located next to elevators on all floors
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Evening reception 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus forest park inn in Gilroy.


Conveniently located, the best western plus forest park inn in Gilroy, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.022285  /  Latitude: -121.570805


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: San Jose. Take US Highway 101 South. Take the Leavesley Road exit. Turn right on Leavesley Road. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Forest Park Inn is on your right.

From: Monterey. Take California Highway 1 North, after approximately 15 miles take US Highway 101 North. Take the Leavesley Road exit. Turn Right on Leavesley Road. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Forest Park Inn is on your right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Make plans to visit California and head for the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. You'll find this premier family theme park in Gilroy, a pleasant Bay Area city. Gilroy Gardens is an idyllic family theme park adventure. With a focus on horticulture, the park features over 40 attractions including six spectacular theme gardens.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park opens for the season in early spring through late fall. Park offerings include shops and various restaurants and treat stops – making the park perfect for an all-day excursion. Spread across 536 acres of land, Gilroy Gardens yields fun for the whole family. 

Gilroy Museum

See more than 25,000 historical artifacts when you visit the Gilroy Museum. On your next visit to the Bay Area, head for Gilroy and explore this premier museum. It's been located in the historic 1910 Carnegie Library building since its opening in 1958. Armand White, from one of Gilroy's pioneer families, started the collection of historical memorabilia and items and was the first curator of the museum.

Museum admission is free, so enjoy touring it as often as you'd like. While in Gilroy, partake in a free walking tour of the town's historic district, from a member of the Gilroy Historical Society. Make the most of your next stay in Gilroy with a look back at the early days of Gilroy and Santa Clara County.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • There is plenty to see and do near this Gilroy hotel.
  • 3 mile(s) from Gilroy Gardens, family theme park formerly known as Bonfante Gardens
  • 5 mile(s) from Garlic Festival
  • 3 mile(s) from Santa Clara Cnty Wineries, Visit the dozens of area Wineries
  • 25 mile(s) from Levi Stadium, Home of the San Francisco 49ers - NFL
  • 25 mile(s) from HP Pavilion, Home of San Jose Sharks - NHL
  • 36 mile(s) from Great America Park, family theme park
  • 41 mile(s) from Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway
  • 42 mile(s) from Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Gilroy Premium Outlets, shop at over 145 factory outlet stores.
  • .2 mile(s) from Coach
  • .2 mile(s) from Kate Spade
  • .2 mile(s) from Michael Kors
  • .2 mile(s) from Saks Fifth Ave Off 5th
  • .2 mile(s) from Abercrombie & Fitch
  • .2 mile(s) from J. Crew
  • .2 mile(s) from North Face Outlet
  • .2 mile(s) from Polo Ralph Lauren
  • .2 mile(s) from Calvin Klein
  • .2 mile(s) from Tommy Hilfiger
  • 25 mile(s) from Westfield Oakridge Mall, located in San Jose

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Steam room
  • Hot tub

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.30 mile(s) from In & Out Burger, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • .04 mile(s) from Black Bear Diner, full service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Chevy's Fresh Mex®, full service, Mexican, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • .02 mile(s) from Denny's®, full service, american, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Burger King®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Mama Mia's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2 mile(s) from West Side Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Mountain Mike's Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Pieology, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Piineapple Village, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Baskin Robins, ice cream/dessert, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2 mile(s) from Bella Viva Risrtorante, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, wine bar
  • 2 mile(s) from Old City Hall Restaurant, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2 mile(s) from Claddagh Irish Rest & Pub, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Famous Dave BBQ, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Sushi Omakase, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Gilroy. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March - December 2015
San Jose Flea Market

Up to 1,500 vendors sell their goods at San Jose's famous flea market. The market is open all day on Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends.

July 2015

Every Friday Night
2015 Friday Nights @ OMCA

An inviting event held weekly at the Oakland Museum of California featuring local food trucks, regional craft beer tastings, live music, and special weekly events. The fun begins at 5 p.m. every Friday.

Every Sunday
2015 Bites at the Lake: Mobile Food & Family Fun

Foodies won't want to miss this weekly event, held at the Lakeview Library Parking Lot in Oakland, featuring rotating local food trucks alongside family-friendly games and activities. The event begins at noon.

August 2015

Reoccurring Monthy
2015 Oakland First Friday Festival

Just as the name would suggest, on the first Friday of each month, the KONO district in Oakland transforms into a cultural hub, teeming with galleries, street performers, food, live music, and much more. The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

December 2015

December 3, 2015
2015 Noe Valley Wine Walk

All along 24th Street in San Fran – from Diamond to Chattanooga – local merchants offer delicious wine samples, appetizers, and other tasty treats. Grab a map, receive a commemorative glass, and enjoy the Wine Walk. The wine begins to flow at 4 p.m.

December 31, 2015
2015 New Year's Eve Santa Cruz

Bring in the New Year with Santa Cruz residents at the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove, featuring nice of live music, party favors, food, a buffet, and more. The fun begins at 7 p.m.

December 26, 2015
2015 Suisun Valley's Anniversary Celebration

A unique celebration held at Suisun Valley's Vintners and Growers in Fairfield, featuring neighboring wineries, award-winning wines, food pairings, and much more. The event begins at noon.

January 2016

January 30, 2016
2016 KIWANIS 17th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Oakland suburb of Alameda hosts this annual get together, set to feature an all you can eat buffet, dancing, entertainment, a raffle, and chili cook-off judged by the Bay Area's best chefs. The event is hosted at Alameda Point, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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