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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Some people point out that this is basically a motel, and in terms of layout, they're right. However, you have to understand the hotel/motel mark in Silicon Valley: Basically you have two choices (a) $900/night or (b) $90/night (Yes this is an exaggeration, but it captures the point). Avatar is one of the few places truly in the middle. Yes,...

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your true comments. You have nailed what Avatar is and we do stand in the middle. Thank you.

Reviewed 29 December 2015

Room is ok, good location (at least for what I intended to), fast reception (allowed me to check in 3 hours earlier), clean, easy access but bed could be better. price is a bit higher than similar places

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Harrison Ohio
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Stayed in room 135 this time - I have been to this hotel several times before when traveling for work. I also have placed 12 of our new-hires in this hotel for 6 weeks. The staff is kind and attentive. The hotel is cool and modern. Great place to stay if you are going to attend a game at Levi...

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such wonderful comments about our staff and hotel we greatly appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you back.

Turin, Italy
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The rooms are all facing balconies so if you want natural light you have to open the Venetian blinds and everyone can look into your room, no privacy. NO breakfast service is available, you may go to the nearby IHOP, which is ok but relatively expensive for the food and service. The room price was high compared to the rooms...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A simple Business Hotel! Even though all amenities are there but still you can feel the lack of premiumness. Its a self service hotel with a good Jacuzzi. I Hop Restaurant is attached with it. Compared to the price you pay, you can have other better options.

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I am staying here for work and I must say I am not totally pleased. The bed is comfortable but the upkeep of the rooms are bad. There were stains in the carpet. The chairs was faded and stained. There were hairs in the sink. The small cube chair also have stains and it smells like mildew. I killed a...

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San Diego
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Well, it's a motel, it really is, but if you reconcile yourself to that, it's pretty nice. Modern furnishings, trendy touches, but the layout is very Motel 6. And the hotel restaurant is an IHOP?! Weird. I stayed here because there is a chronic shortage of Santa Clara hotel rooms and this all that was available near my company's offices...

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience from your stay at the Avatar Hotel.

Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stayed 3 nights; 2 in a room with 2 queen beds, 1 in a handicap room with single queen. These rooms are modern, with bright happy furniture colors, high-tech lamps, Keurig coffee maker, and comfortable beds. Ours were on the ground floor in the rear. Clean and quiet. Would very definitely stay here again. Handy to the Santa Clara Convention...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I liked the location- there is a strip mall right across the street with a great selection of small restaurants. It's perfect for having a night out and walking back to the room. The grounds are superbly kept and have a lot of natural appeal. The staff really go out of their way to help, If there was a way...

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Note that this place advertises itself as a hotel, but it is not. It is a motel. The room door and window faces outwards and are exposed to the outside. As a general rule, I never stay at motels, because I do not feel secure with my door and window reachable from the outside. Unlike a hotel, the room doors...

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Avatar does have a secure perimeter fence around the hotel access only with room keys. We are a boutique life style hotel that has converted a motel.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $184 - $505 (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:
#2 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.”
InnKeepersOpinion, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bottom floor has excellent rooms near the swimming pool.”
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).”
allanp53, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the view facing the pool for easy access in and out of the rooms.”
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“Room smelled of disinfectant upon entry; not what I expect from a $350/ night room”
F5546PDthomast, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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