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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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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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Alameda, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We were the parents of the Groom for a wedding nearby, and showed up early. Jessica, at the front desk, understood completely and checked us in so we could nap before the nuptials. The room was great... quiet, clean and comfy!! And so close to Levi Stadium and Great America!! I'm actually hoping for another reason to stay here again... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would recommend and consider staying in this hotel again. Very good customer service and overall comfort and setting of the hotel are great. Plus for those who enjoy late night bite, there is an ihop conveniently located within the hotel premise.

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Laguna Niguel, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Avatar last week during a business trip for training. I thought the hotel was awesome & the staff was excellent. I specifically wanted to thank Melissa for making my stay exceptional, she went far above & beyond the call of customer service making sure that my stay was nothing less than exceptional. I would recommend this... More 

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Santa Clara, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day before yesterday(05 Mar.,2015)I came to Santa Clara city for a business trip from Shanghai,China.This is my first staying at Avatar hotel, from now on,13 hours later I will fly back but I didn't know how to book my transportation to San Francisco airport with a Shared Ride Van, the hotel staff, Mr.Nikko, saw me in trouble in making... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you DEARLY Nelson for acknowledging the wonderful service that Nikko provided to you during your stay! I am so glad to hear that he was able to go above and beyond your expectations and assist you with your travel arrangements the way that he did! He makes us all here at the Avatar very proud and is a great... More 

Coronado, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel about two weeks ago for training. My company choose the hotel for the price. The room was very clean and nice. I stayed there for a week and never had an issue with noise. I really like the first drink is on the house at bar the bartender was very helpful and friendly. The girl... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Joshxxxle for the great review! Jessica was very excited to see her name and services recognized on TripAdvisor! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the complimentary drink on the house nightly in our Commons area. Come visit us again! More 

Milpitas, California
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25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Avatar to attend an event at the Levi Stadium. The hotel is a remodeled motel (Days Inn?) into a boutique hotel. The rooms furnishing were ultra modern, my wife said it reminder her of the Jetsons. Room was comfortable, bathroom small but adequate. Staff friendly and efficient. One complaint is that the hotel has outside hallways... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you alolewis for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor! I am so glad to hear your wife enjoyed the decor during your stay and found the Avatar Hotel to meet your expectations during your travels. We appreciate all of your feedback as this is a way that we can continue to grow and improve the level... More 

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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51 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights while my husband attended a trade show at the Santa Clara Convention Center. We chose this hotel as it was much more affordable than anything else in the vicinity. The staff was friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable enough, and there was a nice lounge area where a free drink was... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Swissmiss001 for your great review about our property! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed you stay and the convenience to the convention center during his business travel. We hope to see you again! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We spent a pretty penny purchasing tickets to watch the 49ers play at Levi Stadium so there want much left in the budget for accommodation. We chose the avatar for a few reasons: price, proximity to the stadium, free parking. It was easily half the price of the larger hotel chains on the same street. It was about 20 mins... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you carpediemourway for the great review! I am so glad to hear that you found the Avatar Hotel to be close and convenient to the new Levi Stadium and enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you next season! More 

Woodinville, Washington
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101 reviews 101 reviews
34 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I was tempted to give it two starts based on the room I had. I'm guessing I would have easily given others rooms 3 or possibly 4 stars. The good: The hotel staff was friendly and efficient. The gentleman that checked me in had several good restaurant recommendations. My room was clean and the bed was surprisingly comfortable. I prefer... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Mdkirkpatrick for taking the time to review the Avatar Hotel. I am so sorry to hear about the number of issues that you experienced during your stay with us. I couldn't agree with you more about hotel essentials. All of the aesthetics in the world can't make up for lack of sleep. If you are willing, I would... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am a high school debate coach, so I travel frequently for business and on holidays and in the summer for pleasure. In all my decades of traveling, the Avatar is my vision of hotel Nirvana! The hotel exudes California. It is fresh, modern, funky, beautifully landscaped with delightful nooks and rooms to sit and enjoy, all with colorful accents... More 

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Jamie Y, Operations Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thank you SO much Jill for your wonderful review of the Avatar hotel! Your kind words mean the world to us, and we are so happy to hear that your stay was above and beyond your expectations! Please come visit us again soon! More 

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