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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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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel a few years ago and I recently stayed there for 2 nights during a business trip. I have to say that it losted its old charm! It was refreshing with its design, toy, furniture compared to branded hotels. But it is not trendy any more and need freshing ideas. Its sister hotel Galleria Park Hotel... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent two nights at this hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful. The room is clean and the bed is comfortable, The hotel is clean and quite, Breakfast is great. We recommend this hotel to others and definetly we will stay there again

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't rave enough about my stay at the hotel. The staff were great! The room was clean, fresh, accommodating and thoughtfully designed. I encourage any recreational or business traveler to consider staying there.

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

Thank you, thank you, thank you. We love when people rave about us! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience at Hotel Avante. Our pleasure is providing excellent service and to make you feel at home. Looking forward to your next visit. Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Cedar Park, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 5 nights here on a business trip. I arrived before noon on Sunday and planned to use Wi-Fi until a room was ready. The lady at the front desk gave me the Wi-Fi password and took my cell phone number, stating she'd let me know when a room was ready. 30 minutes later she called and I was... More 

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

Thank you for the excellent review! 5 days is a long time to be away from home, I'm so pleased we could be your home away from home. The greatest compliment is knowing you will return, thank you so much. We will do our best to continue the 5 star service, that you deserve. Robin Donovan General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an excellent hotel. The staff are nice. The rooms although a bit small was comfortable. They have thoughtful details like wine corkscrews, wine glasses, etc. I appreciate the thought behind it. It has a fitness room. It looked a decent size but due to my schedule I did not use it. They have a small lounge area in the... More 

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

I'm so sorry you did not get the peace and quiet you deserve. I have a feeling you might have been in a room with a connecting door. We do not have many rooms with these, but the few we do, are not as sound proof. Again, I am so sorry, hearing an adjacent room is never good. I'm so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really had a great stay here. If you are a business traveller, you can not ask for a better hotel. I love everything about this hotel. The decor, idea pad, books & magazines, comfortable bedand awesome service. I will definitely stay here next time.

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

I'm glad you noticed and mentioned the idea pads and other unique things we put in our rooms. Thanks for the excellent review and we agree, we are great for the business traveler. Thank you for taking time to post your experience. Thanks for the 5 stars! Robin Donovan General Manager More 

Prescott, Arizona, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience. I had never heard of this Hotel or Chain but took a chance based on other guest reviews. I loved it! I have spent over 40 years on the road for business and have had my share of disappointments even in the well known chains. This place was fantastic, great and courteous staff, spotlessly clean rooms... More 

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

I love the title, this hotel is a sleeper! I must say that is a huge compliment coming from someone who travels as much as you do. I can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your experience with the world. Our guest inspire us to do what we do, so thank you again and can't wait for... More 

Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go to place when visiting family throughout the year as it is close to where they live. Our kids love playing with the games in the room, always a quiet stay for us. Breakfast is just right and plentiful. Everyone that we come in contact with at the hotel always seems to be happy and enjoy being... More 

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

Yes Family First_2015 there is more to come. We will have all new room furniture by the end of February! Thank you so much for allowing us to be your home away from home. That means a lot to us. We love what we do and thank you for noticing. I hope you had a wonderful holiday and see you... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are super friendly and helpful. A couple of restaurants nearby. Lots of quirky little fun finds around the hotel like fun-flavored water, games in the room, and happy hour with cheese and crackers.

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

I think quirky suits us! Thanks for getting our "uniqueness" and for taking the time to post this on TripAdvisor. I'm happy to see you enjoyed the games and free wine and cheese hour. We hope to see you in the new year. Have a great day, Robin Donovan General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this hotel for two nights and I would definitely stay here again if I'm in the area. The rooms were clean and appeared to have been updated pretty recently. The staff was really great. Kristin, who supervises the front desk, was the best. She was very friendly, very warm, and very helpful. The housekeeping staff works... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your comments and 5 stars. I will personally thank Kristen and the entire team for taking such good care of you. Thank you for noticing all the extra's we try to do for our guest. It makes us feel good to take care of you!... 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
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mountain View
#4 Family Hotel in Mountain View
#5 Business Hotel in Mountain View

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