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Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was friendly and very polite and even house keeping left a little sticky note in my room. Overall the room was very dark and I was surprised not to find a safe in the room. I did not check all prices on the same street but for $340 a night I would have expected the hotel to invest a... More 

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Sacramento
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I needed a quick one night stay in Santa Clara, California area for work in September 2016. After checking the various hotels in the area and seeing the high prices they were charging in Silicon Valley, I decided to stay at the Hotel Avante. Though is was a few miles from where I would be conducting my meetings, I chose... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi pnwguy1, I am really disappointed in us that we could not garnish more than a 3 star from you on your experience. It looks like our downfall was where the hotel is located as you gave rave reviews about everything else. I'm so sorry there were not enough restaurants in the area to your liking. It is true that... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went a bit outside of mountain view as the hotels were very expensive that night. And this hotel offered a good price. It's still very close to Palo Alto, parking is easy. The room is nice and clean. Breakfast was nice as there was 3 types of fresh fruit. The only thing to say is about the noise, facing... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Malveiradaserra, I'm sorry the street noise with your window open made for a disappointing stay with us. I know not getting a good night's sleep is frustrating and I am truly sorry. Thank you for all of the other nice comments in your review. I do hope you return and we will make sure to put you on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brothers and I took my father out on a guys trip recently. We drove from So Cal up North for the USC/Stanford game and needed a place to stay for the evening. I booked two rooms at Hotel Avante last second online. Rooms were clean and very chic in design. We were skeptical at first, due to the exterior,... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello James M, I hope you had a great time at the game with your family. I will personally thank Lyle, (the best Operations Manager) for making sure you had a tremendous stay. He is a great guy and as you can see lives with the heart of an innkeeper, which is one of our core values. Thank you for... More 

Oakdale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic and very friendly staff, I went to santa clara for a concert and needed a room to stay in , there were some problems with other hotels letting me book due to age, but this hotel was fantastic and very friendly. My hotel room was very clean and looked nice. Will definitely book again when in the santa clara... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Esmilala, I hope you enjoyed the concert and thank you so much for the 5 stars. We are close to Shoreline and to Levi so whichever venue you attended, I'm glad you pick us as your hotel for the night. Thank you for the great comments about the staff. I think they are fabulous! See you again on your... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our stay here. Perfect for a family getaway. We had an event at Levi's Stadium (the Circus) and stayed here. Quirky, modern motel. Nice little pool area. Extraordinarily friendly and helpful staff. Met a very nice family with similar age kids who stayed there just to get out of the fog and get a change of pace from SF.... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jashua S, Thank you so much for "getting" us and for the perfect review. The hotel was built in the 80's and yes it is older, and like all of us it gets older every year. We did renovate it recently in a cool, unique and modern, playful way. You are 100% correct, we are not trying to be... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked Hotel Avante for June but due to some reasons rescheduled my booking to September when we had meetings in Mountain View. I had a long flight from Singapore and was pretty unwell in the flight. I arrived at Hotel Avante this past weekend on Saturday and was warmly greeted at the Front desk, her name is Michelle... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Vaibhav S. I hope you are feeling better, there is nothing worse than traveling when you are under the weather. It is great to see how well Michelle, Nathan and the entire team took care of you for your week long stay. They are great people and really do care about our guests. Thank you for the 5 stars... More 

San Mateo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at Hotel Avante this past weekend. We arrived early and were warmly greeted by Michelle at the Front Desk. Michelle went out of her way to make sure we got a great room and we did. Michelle is someone you want as your first impression of your hotel, she's terrific! Every staff member we... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello baydreamr, Please get away more often for the weekend and come visit us! Thank you so much for the fantastic review and for taking the time to post it. Michelle and Lyle are wonderful and we are lucky to have them on our team. I will make sure to personally thank them. I really hope we see you again... More 

Santiago
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68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because it was recommended from my company I booked this hotel. It was a mistake. Is old, dirty, the worst wi fi ever. Even that the offer is very limited in Silicon Valley, you can still find much better places to stay for the same rate.

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Fasani, I'm so sorry you were not pleased with the hotel or your experience. It is very troubling to us when someone is disappointed in their stay. We rarely ever have any issues with cleanliness, but I will follow up with the team regarding it and the wifi. Again, I am so sorry you were not happy with our... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a room at Hotel Avante and arrived late at night. It is always scary not knowing what to expect booking online. However, as soon as we arrived, we were greeted by a very professional courtesy reception. Our room was very clean, smelled fresh, and the hotel goes above and beyond in thinking of the small stuff that takes... More 

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rld9, General Manager at Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Hello bmilling, We think you are great too! Thanks for the 5 stars and for the noticing all the details and effort we put into the hotel. It is really nice to read how enjoyable your experience was during your visit. Thanks for recommending us and for taking time to share your stay with the world! Best to you, Robin... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Avante is a handsome oasis, ideally located in the bustling heart of Silicon Valley. Elegant in atmosphere and striking in detail, the Hotel Avante is inspired by Mid-Century stylings and contemporary urban lifestyles. Clever amenities throughout the guestrooms make them as efficient as they are comfortable. Special features throughout the hotel include our Hi-Fi Lounge, heated pool, hot tub, and courtyard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 860 E El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-2808
Location: United States > California > Mountain View
Price Range: $131 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Avante Hotel Mountain View
Avante Mountain View
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Mountain View
#5 Romantic Hotel in Mountain View
#6 Family Hotel in Mountain View
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