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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

3.0 of 5 4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at this location are very friendly and accommodating. I was made to feel very comfortable from my initial check-in to check-out. The room that I stayed in had an updated look with the exception of the bathroom which was a little dated. The room was very clean and the beds were super comfy. Calling it a hotel is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Avatar Hotel is a newly remodeled hotel within walking distance of the San Francisco 49ers new Levi's Stadium. The rooms and common areas are modern, there is a nice pool area and it is adjacent to an IHOP restaurant. Parking is very expensive at Levis stadium, so the free parking at the hotel is a real plus.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was in Santa Clara with my partner on his work trip early Sept. We stayed at the hotel for 7 days. As we arrived late in the evening, we were so tired after the long flight from Sydney and went to sleep without checking the room. The following morning we found that room is a little tired and the main... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Avatar a few weeks ago when my husband had to be in the area for work. The rooms a bit dated, but clean - work well for our family of three, king size bed with a pull out bed for my 7 year old son to sleep on. The sofa bed when out took up a... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quirky hotel in Santa Clara that looks like it used to be a Howard Johnson at some point in its life. The robots in the lobby are inviting and fun as well as the folks behind the counter. They also rule at social media. They knew we'd be there for a night during our honeymoon and even had a... More

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Los Angeles
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Avatar is a hip cool hotel on Great America Parkway-is is not colored blue like that of the James Cameron movie, but in splashed of bright red, fuschia, lime green and orange. It is next to the IHOP, so many people know where it is and can easily find it, and there's plenty of parking. We got checked in... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's been a long time since we stayed at this hotel but it was a wonderful stay. I particularly love the decor of the hotel. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The daily cleaning service was friendly. The reception staff always had a smile on their faces and we're very accommodating when we left some luggage with them when we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Website photos look pretty nice, but when you walk into a room, the smell, the stained carpet and the old towels remind you motels along streets. The location is very convenient, if you can stand the noise of airplane and car traffics. Highly recommend to pick a room away from the street to reduce car noise. Not much you can... More

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New York, New York, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After checking the website and reading some favorable print reviews I chose to give the Avatar hotel a try. The service is attentive and the hotel is clean. However everyone must remember that this is a nice MOTEL not a HOTEL.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed here for three nights. We chose this hotel because most hotels in San Francisco or the Bay Area had been either full or very expensive due to the July 4th weekend. There were plenty of parking spaces available and the neighborhood is lovely and quiet. It is right next to the Mission College. Check-in was quick and the... More

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Address: 4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Location: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Clara
Holiday Inn Santa Clara
Santa Clara Holiday Inn

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