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Hotel Aria

2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
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London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a week in a king room. It was very spacious. The kitchen area had several cupboards though I wasn’t sure why as there were no plates, cutlery or anything else of that nature. There was a large fridge and a microwave. 2 large settees which I realised were sofa beds, a dining table and four chairs plus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived at Hotel Aria, they did not have my reservation but the gentleman at reception was very accommodating. The hotel had one room left and it was a suite. I had made my reservation on-line. The suite was large and spacious. The location was good. Breakfast was included with the room rate. What I liked best is that... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is well located and it suffices for what it's for, but I found it too expensive compared to the quality of the place and the service. The rooms are spacious, but mine had an awful smell the first night, but I was too jet-lagged to complain, it went away the second night.

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Thank Anduin13
Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying with us, and thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our hotel on Trip Advisor! We appreciate your comments regarding our properties location and the funny smell in the room. However, We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding housekeeping/maintenance. We will address these points. I assure you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

My co-counsel loves this place and he booked it. Apparently he stays when he goes to Stanford football games so price is a consideration especially since he drives up from Southern California whereas I get off a six hour flight across three time zones from South Florida. We need to come back to Silicon Valley but will not be staying... More 

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Thank Ware C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

It's reasonable price for Mountain View and quite close to Palo Alto and San Jose. Breakfast is enough, would loved some more fruity options but they have a decent offer. Staff is brilliant. Happy, helpful and always with a good smile. Room is huge like an apartment. What I don't like is the funny smell to mould/humid that I could... More 

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1 Thank Antonio L
Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Antonio, Thank you for posting such a detailed and positive review of your recent stay at The Hotel Aria Mountain View, CA. I truly appreciate your comments regarding the helpfulness and friendliness of our staff as well as the various hotel amenities. As well, we are so glad to hear that our location was a big factor in making... More 

Mountain View, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Reasonably priced, attentive staff who provided individual attention and made guests feel at home. Large, clean room with refrigerator great location, nice breakfast every morning and freshly baked cookies in the evening. I would stay here again!!

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Thank 725guest
Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is so rewarding to read that you had a such great stay with us at The Hotel Aria. Thank you for your comments. I am glad to read that you were pleased with the cleanliness of the room, convenience of location, and friendliness of the staff, amenities the hotel provides such as the breakfast. Our goal is... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Looks like an old Holiday Inn from the 90s. Very poor upkeep on the pool and hot tub. The hallway smelled bad, real bad. Bed was comfy enough. Would be 2 stars but the breakfast was nice on my hangover.

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Thank Miikey415
Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a detailed and positive review of your recent stay. I truly appreciate your comments regarding the breakfast as well as the various hotel amenities. As well, we are so glad to hear that our location was a big factor in making your stay a pleasant and comfortable one. We will be going thru... More 

Upstate New York
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85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Showing its age a bit; not enough outlets to conveniently plug in laptop and chargers. Breakfast buffet was not up to Hampton Inn standards. Refrigerator did not work, even after it was supposedly fixed.

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1 Thank jt-mj
Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. Your comments are noted. We understand the conditions of the conditions of the hotel and this is why we are currently under on going renovations. Upgrading and updating the hotel is our first steps to improvements. As you... More 

Coimbatore
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was my first visit to the US - and the clients had booked this hotel. Reading the reviews - i was a bit concerned, but the clients assured me (having stayed here themselves for a month). Right off the bat - this place was very conveniently located not just for my client visits - but also with Shopping, Dining... More 

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Thank Bhavesh J
Los Angeles, CA
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168 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

How this rundown motel has anything higher than a single star is baffling. I question who is writing reviews of this property. The roadside motel would be just passable at $59 a night, but they are charging way more and somehow getting it. The depressing room has the smell of a convalescent hospital, sad maroon chairs and crunchy sheets. The... More 

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Thank Mattsaab
Alvyn P, Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Matthew Flynn, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of the problems that you had during your most recent stay. You do us a tremendous service by insuring to inform us of your dissatisfaction with your experience here at the hotel. My only wish is that you would have allowed us the opportunity to address the problems... More 

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