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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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american Canyon,ca
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Avatar this past weekend. I must admit, I have stayed in numerous hotels throughout Santa Clara and the Hotel Avatar was the best by far! The staff was excellent and friendly!! They were very attentive our requests and/or needs. The place was also extremely clean. The beds were quite comfortable and the showers had great water... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I really wanted to love this hotel but got to like. There are things to love tho.. the service is friendly and genuine. People really care. You get an email asking preferences to check in before you arrive so your room will be ready if available. The rooms were nicely appointed for the basics. The bed was comfy. Yes, it's... More 

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

Thank you casamoir for your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. I am so sorry to hear about the less than desirable check in and check out experience. This is not the normal experience of our guest and I sincerely apologize of this inconvenience. Thank you for the great feedback about our staff and their attentiveness to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have stayed at this Hotel and it was a pleasant surprise, as the staff was very friendly and the room is comfortable enough. There are several details that will make this hotel different, one of them is the nerdy style, which makes it different from other hotels, the soft towels, which were remarkably soft, the high tech shower device... More 

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

Thank you Gabriel G. for the great review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found Avatar Hotel to have all of the amenities you need! Our breakfast package is definitely a great deal if you are looking to enjoy breakfast at IHOP and I am glad you were able to take advantage... More 

San Mateo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I spent two nights at the Avatar and really enjoyed my time there. Staff was very friendly and accomodations good. Would have liked a continental breakfast in the morning. Trendy decor, very modern. Bed was firm and very comfortable. Towels were big and fluffy.

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

Thank you Deborah W for the great review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the big fluffy towels in our rooms. I appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Worcester, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

You need to know that this is an old motel infrastructure with decent updates,but still the bones of an old motel - small bathrooms, motel layout, exterior corridors. My female co-workers did not feel secure with the exterior doors as this is in a commercial area with iHop and TGIF, although it didn't bother me as much. The updates are... More 

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

Thank you Travel2MuchMA for taking the time to share your experience. I'm glad to hear that you found the hotel to have all the amenities you need. I apologize for the issue with the room that smelt of smoke upon check in, but I'm glad to hear that our team was able to address the issue quickly and to your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A great place to stay if you are in town to visit Levi's Stadium. By staying here you avoid paying the high prices for parking at the stadium. You also get a discount at Ihop for staying at the hotel. I would definitely stay here again when I am in town.

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

Thank you Mike for the great review! I'm so happy to hear that you found Avatar hotel to be only a short distance from Levi Stadium and convenient to walk. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Avatar hotel! More 

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