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Hotel Aria

2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Minneapolis, MN, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ever since I started coming to the Hotel Aria in 2006, Sri was the General Manager. However, he has returned to India. Even so, the breakfast person and maintenance man are still there, and it is still my second-home in Silicon Valley.

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Tempe, AZ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was booked into this hotel for my yearly business visit to the area, as the hotel we had used for years has been sold and is being renovated. Based on the reviews here, I was a bit nervous about being here 12 nights. I need not have worried. The room was clean, quiet, and far larger than the former... More 

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MrsHoneyDew
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we veer off the well worn path of Marriott's, Hiltons, Starwood, Omni, Kimpton, we are always a bit apprehensive. Well, with the Apple Retail Fair this week, accommodations were scarce in Silicon Valley. The Aria Hotel, not "fancy" or much in the way of "wow" offers a genuine welcome and a super clean hotel. The internet is the fastest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I got very deep impression. Front (Muhamed) was so kind with smile face. Really impressive. Clean air and wide space were also great. I would like to visit again. It was really different from any hotel around San Jose.

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Ojai, California, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Whet do I start? The confusing room numbers where I had to call from the house ph twice to find my room? The 1970s decor? The horrible lighting in the room? The fact they sent me to my first room that was already occupied ? The crummy bfast? Sleep in your car.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

<sigh> It's my fault. I can only blame myself. I had stayed in Mountain View before. I couldn't remember the name or the address. Google to the rescue. Hotels in...you get the rest. It was a hotel starting with "A" on El Camino. Bingo! It must've been the Aria. Jumped on it. Booked it without really looking. A little expensive... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We booked three nights in Mountain View at Hotel Aria which is centrally located to places we wanted to visit (Filoli Garden, Stanford Shopping Center, California Ave. restaurants, and Los Gatos, as well as a visit to San Jose Japantown. We booked online through Priceline and were dubious as to the quality of the hotel after reviewing people's comments through... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I booked this hotel instead of the Hilton Garden Inn because it was $20 cheaper... I should have gone with Hilton. I booked through a third party website and got the 3rd party customer service. It was my family of 4 and we were placed in a room with one bed, which, by the way has barely enough room for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I am very happy with this hotel. The room and more importantly, the beds are very clean. I am here for an extended period while family is in the VA hospital. I haven't travelled a lot in the last few years - but found it as good if not better than the last hotel I stayed in when on an... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The hotel has a great location. It has two sections, the back is newer but fsection facing the street is a bit tired. The staff is friendly and breakfast good. WiFi is adequate. Pool area is lovely. There was a bit of confusion at check-in but it all worked out. Good Value!

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