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Hotel Aria

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
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Ranked #15 of 23 Hotels in Mountain View
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My credit card was cloned here! Run run run! I stayed in August and 48 hours later I got a call from fraud alert on my credit card! The only place I used that card was at this hotel! The manager took my ID and my credit card in the back, he said his machine was broken at the counter.... More

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san antonio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Location to Google, ample parking; lobby updated Cons: felt like an apartment complex; despite the lobby--the rooms are from the early 90s; oddly, the cold water worked 50% of the time; old tube tv's; breakfast tasted as if it was re-warmed from an earlier date (stick with the cereal); and of course the Cost--With such a big gap between... More

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Lake Arrowhead, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I appreciated the hotel left the breakfast out a full half hour past the posted time. I despise when hotels start clearing the breakfast exactly atthe posted time. This hotel had good food though nothing special but the staff was friendly and relaxed.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked it thinking Aria, like in Las Vegas. Well... it is not that Aria, not even close. One of the phones in the room still had the Holiday Inn Express face plate on it, so I assume it was once a HIE. The staff was very friendly, the room very clean, the AC worked, and so on. No real... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Aria is nothing special, but it was fairly cheap, the bed was comfortable and the room was clean and spacious. I didn't get to use the pool, but it also seemed nice enough (although not the best looking pool in the world). Unfortunately when my colleagues and I got home we found out our credit cards had been cloned... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of me and my colleagues all stayed at the Aria hotel. 3 of us received a call from our banks on Sunday informing us our cards had been blocked due to fraudulent activity detected. The common denominator? Hotel Aria. All three of us used our cards to check-in and place a deposit. From then on we did not... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

There just is no where else in Mountain View you get as much for your money as Hotel Aria. Seriously, the place has an awesome pool! What other budget hotels can you lie outside and feel you are in Hollywood and cool down in the heat? It´s the best. The other part about this hotel that is awesome: the wifi!... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Terrible, craphole, smelly, I was on third floor and when the elevator opened it was like a blast furnace, the upper floor was hotter than any place I've ever been, no air movement, smells rank. The room was no better. It took my breath away. I put the AC on full blast and left for 3 hours, when I returned... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Pros: Close to lots of shops/restaurants Price Friendly front desk staff Free wi-fi Free parking Felt safe Cons: Old rooms Phone/lamp didn't work No elevator Barely any amenities in room (not even a cup) Free breakfast horrible! Greasy sausage, eggs with America cheese, stale breads (like it's been sitting in the refrigerator); cereal tasted like generic supermarket brand, awful coffee

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Santa Barbara, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hotels should provide two things: comfortable beds, and quiet. This hotel is very loud. The first room I was put it suffered long periodic bouts of loud mechanical humming. I think this was coming form the ice machine, which was crammed under a stairwell against the walls so that the sound transduced directly into the structure. I moved to a... More

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Address: 2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Mountain View
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Aria 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Mountain View
Mountain View Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Mountain View

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