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Hotel Aria

2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such friendly staff! I checked in at night and realized they had a nice pool & spa. I remarked to the front desk that I wished I brought my suit! I always forget on business trips. Anyhow, she said "no one is around! Just use your underwear!" I about died! So funny!!! Then she offered me a fresh cookie. I... More 

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Lakewood, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bunch of us stayed here to go to a business meeting nearby, and were quite happy. Quiet, very friendly staff. Wifi connected right away and was strong. Good water pressure. Shopping nearby including a CVS and across an intersection nearby, a Peet's Coffee, a Starbucks and a Safeway. Only downer was the room key didn't work on the back entrance... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I had the misfortune of having to stay at Hotel Aria which was booked through Hotels.com. When I got into my room it was dated, dirty, and smelled. Even though the hotel is in beautiful Palo Alto I honestly felt unsafe there. The locks on the doors are very old and anyone could break into the room with ease. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Spent few nights Clean, comfortable Big room Shower and room were clean Breakfast is a bit poor One can hear the noise from El camino real st. Overall good hotel Recommended even for families - nice pool outside They have cookies at the reception... Yummy

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here as a result of a last minute trip that made it difficult to find any available rooms in Palo Alto. The motel was basic and offered what you needed, not much more. Facilities were clean but dated. Pricing was high like all other places in the area: $350 for a last minute stay. Didn't try breakfast... More 

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Orangevale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Clean comfortable room, nice amenities, mini fridge, microwave even an ironing board. Staff is extremely friendly and super accommodating. Close to Stanford and San Jose. Even provide an free breakfast.

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Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Andrew N, We're ecstatic that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, Andrew. We strive to provide the best possible service and we're delighted that you had a positive experience with our Guest Services Team. We thank you for your review and look forward to welcoming you back to The Hotel Aria, Mountain View the next time you are... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Stayed here for a week in a king room. It was very spacious. The kitchen area had several cupboards though I wasn’t sure why as there were no plates, cutlery or anything else of that nature. There was a large fridge and a microwave. 2 large settees which I realised were sofa beds, a dining table and four chairs plus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

When I arrived at Hotel Aria, they did not have my reservation but the gentleman at reception was very accommodating. The hotel had one room left and it was a suite. I had made my reservation on-line. The suite was large and spacious. The location was good. Breakfast was included with the room rate. What I liked best is that... More 

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Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Bernadette, It was very kind of you to take the time to publish such a positive review of your stay. It's always satisfying to read positive feedback from our valued guests, like you. Although some companies run extravagant advertising campaigns for their hotels, we believe that the best kind of marketing is the public praise we get from our... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is well located and it suffices for what it's for, but I found it too expensive compared to the quality of the place and the service. The rooms are spacious, but mine had an awful smell the first night, but I was too jet-lagged to complain, it went away the second night.

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Alvyn P, General Manager at Hotel Aria, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying with us, and thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our hotel on Trip Advisor! We appreciate your comments regarding our properties location and the funny smell in the room. However, We’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding housekeeping/maintenance. We will address these points. I assure you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

My co-counsel loves this place and he booked it. Apparently he stays when he goes to Stanford football games so price is a consideration especially since he drives up from Southern California whereas I get off a six hour flight across three time zones from South Florida. We need to come back to Silicon Valley but will not be staying... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Magnuson Hotels affiliate is located near Google Inc, Hewlet Packard Corporation, Stanford University, California’s Great Adventure, Aqua Adventure Waterpark, San Jose Convention Center and Shoreline Golf Course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Aria

Address: 2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040 (Formerly Varkins Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Mountain View
Price Range: $132 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Aria 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Mountain View
Mountain View Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Mountain View
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