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Irvine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a road warrior I stay in a lot of different places. Being a JDV hotel I was excited to try out Avatar for my business trip. Service was great; everyone I met was friendly and helpful. I requested an upstairs, king-bed room (4th floor) and it was very clean and spacious. Furniture is new and the decor is hip,...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice front desk lady - Kelly, polite and super friendly, told me all of the info i needed and is very knowledgeable! Nice place overall, i'd recommend it to others, if you are in Santa Clara or around!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed for a week at the beginning of March. Rooms were spacious inside with plenty of space to work and relax, but bathrooms could do with renovating. Nice touch to have both the coffee machine in room and organic tea/different coffees provided in the social room by reception. People working at reception were generally friendly and helpful, especially Bill....

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sophie G, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. I will personally congratulate Bill for the outstanding service they provided to you and...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wanted a cool place for my boys to spend the weekend. The Avatar Hotel was definitely one of the coolest hotels. When you get into the lobby, you'll notice a wall tin toys, robots!!. my two boy loved checking out the different retro toys. The rooms are also decorated in a very retro-futuristic way (think George Jetson). They have an...

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear InnKeepersOpinion, We really appreciate you took the time to write such a detailed review of your recent stay at Avatar Hotel, it is very helpful for us to have your feedback as well for all the future travelers coming to our Hotel. We are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful experience and that we were able...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people at the front desk are very friendly and knowledgeable. Taylor and Kelly helped me out with restaurant choices since I am new to the area. They even procured me an adapter for US outlets. The rooms are small but comfortable. There is a refrigerator in the room.

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear rajeshnair2017, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us to keep working hard and to accomplish always our main goal which is the complete satisfaction...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great hotel to stay. It is a little tiny, but it is very clean. Kelly was serving us, and she was very kind, and provided detailed information on the hotel. You should think to stay this hotel for your trip.

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Seongho K, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. I will personally congratulate Kelly for the outstanding service they provided to you and your family, they will be...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty basic hotel, nothing too fancy. Convenient location and room was clean.. I had good customer service with Kelly when I checked-in.. I would definitely return to this hotel if I return to this area..

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dong K, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us to keep working hard and to accomplish always our main goal which is the complete...

Northridge, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sure many families are drawn to this hotel because it's close to Six Flags, and it looks fun. The hotel layout is motel style, and there's something about that setup that makes the outside noise quieter. There's a mini fridge and a coffee maker. I can tell this hotel used to be something else, but the new furnishings and...

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne S, We really appreciate you took the time to write such a detailed review of your recent stay at Avatar Hotel, it is very helpful for us to have your feedback as well for all the future travelers coming to our Hotel. We are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful experience and that we were...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights. Safe and quiet location, clean room and nice employees. Our room was ready as promised. Our request for additional towels and extra blanket were in the room when we checked in. Reasonable rate, too, Entrance to IHOP (open 24 hrs) through the lobby door,

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fun2Cruise1949, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us to keep working hard and to accomplish always our main goal which is the complete satisfaction...

Central Valley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you stay here.Be aware the rooms are tiny for a family of 4. The beds are hard and internet is minimized to one device. The bathrooms are tiny and can use more space. The staff was nice and helpful.

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hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear KatyKat_77, Thank you for taking time to share your comments with us regarding your recent stay with us at Avatar Hotel. Our mission is to make every stay as close to perfection as possible ensuring our guests with the most relaxing experience, however we are sorry if we did not live up to the expectations you have so rightfully...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sync up with Avatar Hotel, the perfect portal to the vibrant technology hub of Silicon Valley. Our boutique hotel will keep you connected, rested and comfortable throughout your stay. Embrace your inner tech nerd. Our newly renovated rooms feature a large working desk, 37 inch flat screen TV, Ipod docking station, refrigerator and free high speed internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 4200 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1210
Region: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range: $190 - $535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Clara
Holiday Inn Santa Clara
Santa Clara Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Santa Clara
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
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“no food options in the hotel or near by. So plan on using Doordash or going out for food.”
 of 5 bubbles InnKeepersOpinion, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bottom floor has excellent rooms near the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles fineasfuk, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms and best parking can be found in the rear of the hotel (facing away from the parkway).”
 of 5 bubbles allanp53, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the view facing the pool for easy access in and out of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room smelled of disinfectant upon entry; not what I expect from a $350/ night room”
 of 5 bubbles F5546PDthomast, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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