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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kalae-thank you so much for providing such 5star service when I left my iPad at the hotel. You were so incredibly calm and helpful -you are a real asset!!! A great hotel with superb staff. Comfortable, cool, great location for Levi's stadium etc. I highly recommend!!! Sure-it's not a 5star hotel but the service is second to none.

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Eureka, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here for the 49er game and loved the hotel. Clean, friendly and modern with great amenities. Video game motif with video game characters on keys and water. Kurigs in room. My wife loved the style and wanted to get the comfy chairs in the room for home.My son, who is 9, said it was cool, as well. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked two rooms through Expedia for one night to attend a Taylor Swift concert at Levi Stadium (which is within about 20 minutes walking distance). When I arrived, our reservation had one King bed in each room. We had 3 people per room (total of 6 people) and one king bed would not accommodate us properly. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I normally do not write reviews because not many hotels have impressed me. But this the first hotel that I stayed after arriving in the US. I was enrolling in college and my parents came along to help me settle down. US can be an intimidating place because it is a very big country and there are people from around... More 

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for communicating your wonderful experience with Nathan at the Front Desk. Nathan is a great person and is very thoughtful we are proud to have him as a part of our team. More 

El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed overnight here and it was very nice. Very clean place inside and out of the room. Super comfortable beds and bedding. Staff was very nice. Front desk guy (forgot his name) was very cordial and helpful. We stayed there July 11, 2015. Not too pricey and availability was there - why pay for the higher... More 

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Mark S, Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Avatar as your destination of choice. We appreciate your positive comments. More 

Oakland, Ca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Avatar recently for a business trip. The hotel looks like a refurbished Motel6, with DWR knock off decor. My stay lasted three nights and each night without fail, I was awoken by douche bags in the hot tub or pool. The pool is in the center courtyard, so any noise magnifies to all the rooms. The... More 

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Mark S, General Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Avatar. Our hotel has been converted from a motel into a boutique life style property. I do apologize for the noise issues. Our pool hours are posted and enforced by our night staff. Sorry our staff was not more diligent. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed at the Avatar for one night for a One Direction concert at Levi stadium. It's probably the best priced hotel in the immediate vacinity of the stadium and also Great America which is next to Levi Stadium. First the downside to the hotel. The rooms are a little smaller than what I like and the door to the... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to Santa Clara for a friend's wedding and found, through research, that Avatar was the most affordable with pretty good reviews. We stayed at Avatar during 4th of July weekend, and although they were very busy, we did not feel rushed and instead were taken care of very nicely. Here are some highlights of our time at the... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Pros: Clean, comfortable, relatively new, good beds, strong wifi, all updated. Great staff, very nice pool and outdoor area. Connected to IHOP! Cons: The bar is not open on weekends, even when the hotel is sold out and it is a partying crowd (as it was when I was there).

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Fort Laramie, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Pros: Friendly, helpful staff, awesome pool/hot tub, trendy furniture, great outdoor seating areas for guests to congregate, comfy beds, Cons: Small rooms, hotel bar not open at all on the weekends? (Weird), strange smell outside...almost like sewage....heard the area is built on a landfill

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