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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

I was coming to Santa Clara for a conference. The hotels right by the conference center were charging between $165-$200+ a night. The Avatar, just a mile away (a quick drive &/or an easy walk) was offering much more affordable prices (I paid $109/night). I was paying my own way so I went the economical route. I'm so glad I...

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

Thank you for acknowledging the Avatar Hotel from your recent stay.

Clovis, CA
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My daughter and I stayed at the Avatar while we were in town for Stitches West at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The staff was very pleasant and helpful, and the facility is quite nice. The decor is very modern and colorful, quite different than a chain hotel. Our room was small, but comfortable, with a mini-fridge and free wi-fi....

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

My brother and sister-in-law had reservations at the hotel during the Super Bowl as Denver Bronco fans. I called the hotel and asked to have a bottle of champagne and two glasses waiting for them when they checked in. The hotel receptionist said they didn't have champagne, but would go out to buy a bottle. I asked what the price...

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

I am grateful that our Avatar Team took such great care of your brother and sister-in-law during the Super Bowl which was a very busy time.

Roseville, CA
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended place to stay in the area. Call it hotel or motel doesn't matter! For me and my wife this place has 3 basic requirements: clean, safe, and nearby food. Avatar has it all. Bed is comfy. Bathroom area is a tad small but hey how much room do you really need. Yes window face to hallway, just close...

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MrsHoneyDew
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I love the Avatar. Although some people miss hotel corridors, I DON'T. I like the layout and the design of the property and its proximity to Breakfast, Dinner and Shopping, and the 101! The work lounge with TV's, coffee etc is a nice feature and the gym has new equipment with a nice view. (Hate those Hotel gyms where you...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Nice and excellent hotel to stay for both the business and leisure trip. Avatar-Santa Clara hotel is neat , clean and has very good ventilation. Staffs are very helpful and courteous. Orhan Linic, Bill and Arcee are name a few that I could remember to help me a lot for reservations, check-ins and provided right information. This hotel has lot...

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

I apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. We just finished two major projects on the hotel. One is replacing the entire guest room door lock system. All out guest room doors now have new locks. The second is we had to replace plumbing in our boiler room. The plumbing project required almost a weeks worth of work...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

The room is colorful and pretty neat. My wife just love coming here and wouldn't want to go to any other hotels. I remembered getting mesmerized on my first trip here cause it's just so different. Not to mention that the bed is pretty comfy as well. Overall it's worth to go and just relax there.

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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Not a place I'll book again. The title says it all. I stayed 4 nights, had no hot water for 3 of them. The bathtub drains extremely slow. Was standing in a foot of water by the time I could get out of the shower, and as you can gather from above it was a really really quick cold shower....

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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Nice hotel with very kind and customer oriented crew Lots of parking space, restaurants located at the near area Its close to Levi's stadium which is nice for futball fans in the right time of the year

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Avatar is a very good hotel. The room layout is very neat. The Front desk team was very helpful, specifically, Arcee helped with the checkout process and it was hastle free. Once improvement which I would recommend is rather than using a mix of warm and cool light, they should be using either warm or cool light in a specific...

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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 provide your feedback. We are currently working on our guest room light fixtures.

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  • 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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  • 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
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  • 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: $179 - $494 (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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