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Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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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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182 reviews 182 reviews
40 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay if you are in MTV on a business trip. The rooms are clean, free wifi and very helpful staff. They even provide free shuttle service, but you have to schedule it in advance at the front desk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the Avante Hotel in March 2015 for 4 nights as part of a business trip. I have been staying at this hotel since 2009 and I always enjoy coming back. It really is a "home away from home" and the staff goes a long way in making you feel comfortable and at home. It is a very... More 

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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was warmly greeted by the front desk staff and my room was voluntarily upgraded. The room was spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent with many choices. I used the hotel's shuttle service for transportation to my meeting in Mountain View. I look forward to my return visit!

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall: We usually stay at chains to leverage our status but got a great deal on Priceline for a recent stay in Mountain View. We liked the value and location, upgraded rooms include an upgrade fee. Hits: 1) Despite going through a third party provider, the front desk staff person cheerfully agreed to try to honor a few pre-arrival requests... More 

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Ojai, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very positive and helpful staff. Gave me an upgraded room at no charge during a busy period. Breakfast was very good for this type of hotel. The maids left nice hand written messages -- turn down service -- maybe only for the upgraded room, however, I have stayed here twice and will stay again.

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

Thank you for the wonderful review and it is great to see you will be returning. We love to have repeat guest and will continue to do our best to impress you. Thank you, Robin Donovan More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was quaint, clean and comfortable. Brittany was our host most days and was very accommodating and cheerful, always greeted us with a big smile. The breakfast was hot & good and the breakfast area was very well kept. This would be my first choice if I came to visit again.

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

Congratulations on the new Granddaughter, that is exciting. I will make sure to thank Brittany for being so upbeat and personal. Thank you for sharing your excellent experience with everyone and for the 5 stars. We hope to see you here often to visit the expanding family! Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had just spent the night at Luxor in Vegas and arrived late in Mt. View. I must say, although everything didn’t have a 21st century look and brand new appeal like Luxor, Hotel Avante was clean and gave me the “at home” feeling I was looking for and in need of. After a long trip everyone says it’s good... More 

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

Brandon, your review gave me a chuckle and made me proud. You, 100% get that we are not a big city hotel and we do not try to be. We do want you to feel at home and enjoy the unique and quirky things that make us Hotel Avante, a nerdy/geek hotel! I'm so happy we could provide you with... More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stay here when in Mountain View for business. Great hotel, rooms always clean and the staff is always nice and helpful. There are a few places that deliver food close by on El Camino as the room service options are limited. The breakfast is really though every morning.

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

Thank you Marshall for the wonderful review and 5 stars. We love our loyal, repeat guests and I am so pleased we continue to do a great job for you. I will share you fantastic comments with the entire team. Thank you again, Robin Donovan General Manager More 

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

Stayed here while my father-in-law was in El Camino Hospital. Very nice, clean, friendly staff and close to the hospital. No parking charge!! Will be staying here again if we have to come back. GREAT breakfast!

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

Hello Betty B. I hope your father-in-law is doing much better after is stay in the hospital. I'm very glad we could be a clean, friendly place for you and your family during that period. I hope your return visit is under better circumstances. We wish you the best and thank you so much for taking the time to share... More 

Palmdale, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were spotless and the bedding was very comfortable. Sausage and eggs for breakfast were delicious and there was a bottomless coffee and hot water/tea(organic!) dispenser in the lobby that was very welcoming. I received service from the front desk that was truly above and beyond any other hotel. I wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting the area.

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

WOW, what can I say other than thank you so much for your outstanding review. We are honored that you will only stay at our hotel when in Mountain View area. It is our pleasure to provide you with excellent service, value and a place to call home. Thank you again for the 5 stars and the amazing review. Robin... More 

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