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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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Seattle
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed briefly (1 night) at the Hotel Avante when traveling for a speaking engagement and I found it to be a good hotel overall. It's clear that it's an older facility that's been renovated so the rooms aren't anything special in terms of the layout. But the hotel staff was great and the hotel has added some nice quirks... More

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

Thank you for your feedback and glad to see you enjoyed the staff and the little extra items. We like to exceed where we can such as cleanliness and engaging with our guest. I'm sorry you didn't find the rooms were special. It's our goal to make everyone feel special. We hope to see you again. Have a great day,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has unbelievably amazing customer service. Always a great staff. I love all the special little touches like a large fresh water carafe in the lobby with just the right amount of refreshing fresh fruit. It was pineapple one day and fresh melon the next. And ... Finally! .... A hotel with very comfortable beds!

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

Thank you so much for your amazing review. We truly appreciate when people take notice of the little things we do. Thank you for taking the time to be our cheerleader and share this experience with others. We love taking care of our guests and we look forward to your next visit. Thanks for the 5 stars!! All the best... More

Philadelphia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was not as luxurious as some of the other JDVs, however the staff was just as kind and concerned as any where else. The location (like all hotels in MV) is on a highway, so the "urban explorer" in me did not get tat part fulfilled, but a 5-10 minute walk and you can go grab a decent... More

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

Thank you for the very nice comments and for being so generous with the staff. I am pleased you enjoyed the hotel, staff and amenities. We hope you can return for another visit and we will aim for that 5th star. Thank you again, Robin Donovan More

Sunnyvale, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just staying 1 night, and we're definitely not high-tech executives, but they staff treated us like we were the most important people in town. I made a simple request to the front desk, and they went SO far above and beyond my request, I was totally shocked. I don't think the outside of the building looks very fancy,... More

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

That's a great statement, 'they made me feel like Gold." I love to hear it so thank you for the 5 stars and the amazing review. Our goal is to do all we can to make your experience the greatest at Hotel Avante. Thank you again for taking the time to share your thoughtful, inspiring comments with everyone. All the... More

Dallas, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel! Excellent customer service, fun decorations, great facilities, and an excellent breakfast! I would stay here several times over. :) They accommodated a last-minute late check out, provided free cookies and a wine happy hour, and made me feel incredibly welcomed!

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

Thank you for recommending us and for the very nice review. We will work really hard to get that 5th star from you! Robin Donovan General Manager More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The folks at the Hotel Avante understand the importance of a personal touch: personal emails, happy hour with wine & cheese, candy and hand-written notes next to my bed, a friendly HELLO or GOODBYE when I come and go... I LOVE this place! Oh... and squeaky clean!

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

Thank you Leslie for the 5 stars! Home away from home is our specialty. It is really great that you took the time to notice and mention all the little things we do at Hotel Avante. We know our guest have many choices in hotels and we try our best to make sure we exceed their expectations. We read every... More

Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time at Hotel Avante and both my husband and I enjoyed our stay. It was the little touches that set this hotel apart for us. In the lobby and our room there were great throw back toys: yo-yos, etch-e-stetch, rubick's cubes, etc. PLUS the staff was delightful. We ere always met with a smile when we... More

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

Wow, I can't thank you enough for the wonderful review and 5 stars. We really enjoyed having your wedding group here. We know how nut's it can be and our goal was to make sure you had one less thing to worry about. I will share your uplifting comments with the team. Thank you again. Robin Donovan General Manger More

Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in early October for a wedding. This place was great! In short, the place was squeaky clean, provided a number of unique, awesome amenities, plenty of parking, and comfy beds. Free wi-fi! From the street, the hotel is unassuming and almost hidden. You would never know what a gem this place is! The front-desk... More

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

Hello SRay, It is so great when someone gets the funky, personal vibe of the hotel. Thank you for sharing and noticing the small things like the host profile. We feel if they get to know you and you them, then we are all better for it. I heard the wedding was wonderful and hope you enjoyed it. Take care,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here many times recently. The staff is accommodating and friendly. The rooms are clean and if there is a problem it will be fixed pronto or they will get you a new room. The ambience is nice and the breakfast is ample. I will be back. 😊

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

Thank you Brad for being a loyal repeat guest and the 5 stars. I'm so happy to see you enjoyed your experience and took the time to share it with others. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you again, Robin Donovan General Manager More

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been staying at Hotel Avante 4-5 nights/month for almost two years. All of the staff know me by name, know which room I like, and even remember my usual room service order. The rooms have everything a business traveller needs -- good wifi, quality bathroom amenities so I don't have to bring my own -- and they even... More

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

Thank you so much for the 5 stars and the fantastic remarks about the team and hotel. We love that you notice all the things they do to make your stay spectacular. It pleases them a great deal to make you feel at home and stress free when you stay with us. We truly appreciate that you are a loyal... 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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