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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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MrsHoneyDew
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love the Avatar. Although some people miss hotel corridors, I DON'T. I like the layout and the design of the property and its proximity to Breakfast, Dinner and Shopping, and the 101! The work lounge with TV's, coffee etc is a nice feature and the gym has new equipment with a nice view. (Hate those Hotel gyms where you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and excellent hotel to stay for both the business and leisure trip. Avatar-Santa Clara hotel is neat , clean and has very good ventilation. Staffs are very helpful and courteous. Orhan Linic, Bill and Arcee are name a few that I could remember to help me a lot for reservations, check-ins and provided right information. This hotel has lot... More 

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

I apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. We just finished two major projects on the hotel. One is replacing the entire guest room door lock system. All out guest room doors now have new locks. The second is we had to replace plumbing in our boiler room. The plumbing project required almost a weeks worth of work... More 

Sunnyvale, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room is colorful and pretty neat. My wife just love coming here and wouldn't want to go to any other hotels. I remembered getting mesmerized on my first trip here cause it's just so different. Not to mention that the bed is pretty comfy as well. Overall it's worth to go and just relax there.

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Thank suhailazmins
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a place I'll book again. The title says it all. I stayed 4 nights, had no hot water for 3 of them. The bathtub drains extremely slow. Was standing in a foot of water by the time I could get out of the shower, and as you can gather from above it was a really really quick cold shower.... More 

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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel with very kind and customer oriented crew Lots of parking space, restaurants located at the near area Its close to Levi's stadium which is nice for futball fans in the right time of the year

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Thank Assaf L
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avatar is a very good hotel. The room layout is very neat. The Front desk team was very helpful, specifically, Arcee helped with the checkout process and it was hastle free. Once improvement which I would recommend is rather than using a mix of warm and cool light, they should be using either warm or cool light in a specific... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are currently working on our guest room light fixtures. More 

Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some people point out that this is basically a motel, and in terms of layout, they're right. However, you have to understand the hotel/motel mark in Silicon Valley: Basically you have two choices (a) $900/night or (b) $90/night (Yes this is an exaggeration, but it captures the point). Avatar is one of the few places truly in the middle. Yes,... More 

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

Thank you for your true comments. You have nailed what Avatar is and we do stand in the middle. Thank you. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Room is ok, good location (at least for what I intended to), fast reception (allowed me to check in 3 hours earlier), clean, easy access but bed could be better. price is a bit higher than similar places

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Harrison Ohio
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Stayed in room 135 this time - I have been to this hotel several times before when traveling for work. I also have placed 12 of our new-hires in this hotel for 6 weeks. The staff is kind and attentive. The hotel is cool and modern. Great place to stay if you are going to attend a game at Levi... More 

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

Thank you for sharing such wonderful comments about our staff and hotel we greatly appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you back. More 

Turin, Italy
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

The rooms are all facing balconies so if you want natural light you have to open the Venetian blinds and everyone can look into your room, no privacy. NO breakfast service is available, you may go to the nearby IHOP, which is ok but relatively expensive for the food and service. The room price was high compared to the rooms... More 

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