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Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

3.0 of 5 860 E. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

I stayed two nights at Hotel Avante and it is a nice little hotel. The room was nice and the staff was friendly. The breakfast was your normal run-of-the-mill small hotel breakfast buffet (in a pretty bland breakfast area). It is not a particularly fancy hotel by any means. It seems like an older hotel that has gotten a bit... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been staying here for many years. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Room is always clean and comfortable. Love that there is always coffee and water available. Great value and great hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I made an error in my reservation that would have left me in the cold. The staff worked with me and corrected the error, even though it was my fault. They were fantastic. Positive, helpful, great services. I can't thank them enough. Being a small business, I have to watch my expenses very carefully and they helped correct the issue... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the shout out to Emanuel, we think he is great too! It is always our pleasure to help someone when we can. Thank you for all of your excellent comments regarding our hotel and team. We are here to serve you and we enjoy it. Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whenever I travel to the Mountain View area (for work or to visit friends and family), I prefer to stay at the Avante. The room s are very comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful, the location is extremely convenient, and overall the experience is always lovely.

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

We love having you stay with us! Thank you so much for being a loyal guest and for the 5 star review. Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four nights and enjoyed our stay, customer service was very good and friendly, The room although a bit small was very well kept. Breakfast was good but in my opinion that area needs some improvement,

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for noticing how well the rooms are kept and how we offer great service. I'm glad you really enjoyed yourself. Thank you for taking the time to share with others. Have a great day, Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Pataskala, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for two nights. I was very impressed with the level of customer service. From the initial person at check-in to the handwritten thank you note (and candy) on my 2nd / last day of my stay. The breakfast that was served was much more robust than I expected from a hotel like this for no... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I agree we are a nice little hotel! Thank you for all of the positive feedback as well as the information regarding the AC. Sorry if it kept you up, that is not good. I'm glad the team took great care of you and see you soon. Best, Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Zug, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is nice in many ways and conveniently located, but I've stayed here a few times for work and the noise insulation is definitely not great. You hear the conversations in the corridor and in the neighboring rooms.

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Eric, I am so sorry about the noise insulation as that is disturbing. I hope you will continue to stay with us. I will make sure the team put's you on an end room on a top floor next time. There is usually less foot traffic in the hallways at the end. I'm glad you like the hotel in every... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a short visit to Mountain view in early 2015 and I happened to stay here. The staff were very courteous, they accommodated my request to have a separate oven in my room on day one. The room was spacious and lively. You get plenty of Indian and Asian, Mexican food options at a walk-able distance. Also the only... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 stars and especially thank you for recognizing the staff by name. I will personally thank the staff and Nathan for going above and beyond for you. Thank you also for sharing such great travel tips for the area. This is perfect information for all those coming to Mountain View. We really look forward to your... More 

Richmond, British Columbia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Avante. It was a small room but very clean, quiet and comfortable. The young reception staff were intelligent, witty and helpful. I'd stay here again if we could get the same deal: $127/night. But, apparently, we lucked into a weekend rate in February. In April it will be $280. Yikes! We didn't eat the... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and sorry you didn't have a chance to try the breakfast. Boutique is a term in the hotel industry we use for non-cookie-cutter, smaller hotel. We are not a large franchised hotel. I'm glad you found a deal, as yes, weekends is when you will find them. We hope to see you again, Robin Donovan... More 

Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I can say is that I wish the duration of my tech conference were a lot longer! This is a great all-around hotel: clean room, very comfortable bed, excellent wifi service, and very cordial and helpful staff.

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent comments and review! I cannot thank you enough for recommending us. You can stay as long as you wish, with or without a conference! We look forward to your next trip. Robin Donovan General Manager More 

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Address: 860 E. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
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Location: United States > California > Mountain View
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Avante Hotel Mountain View
Avante Mountain View
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Mountain View
#4 Family Hotel in Mountain View
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