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Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“converted motel”(9 reviews)
“ihop attached”(8 reviews)
“modern vibe”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The appeal is that it's cheap. It's basically a motel only with a more contemporary interior, but it's still cheap. If your budget is stretched thin, then this is a good value for the money. If you can afford a little nicer, then stay somewhere...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very friendly place to stay. We had never been in this area so the traffic was a shock and the front desk was very helpful on this matter. Very clean and friendly but would of liked queen beds instead of double.More

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Response from hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded yesterday

Dear Ms. Peadley, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice, quiet and clean hotel. The pool and hot tub looked nice; we would have used them if we stayed longer. Will stay again when traveling in San Jose. Check out the fun robot collection in the lobby!More

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Response from hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Yvonne K, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fine. Location to my work was of great importance. The room was very quiet and I slept well. My wake up call was exactly on time and there was a real person on the phone! Having a hair dryer and refrigerator was good,...More

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Response from hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear johncZ598CB, We really appreciate you took the time to write such a detailed review of your recent stay at Avatar Hotel, it is very helpful for us to have your feedback as well for all the future travelers coming to our Hotel. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price it was a very good hotel within distance of several things to do. I would recommend this hotel to a friend. I had a great night stay there, I would definitely stay there again. Wish I had time to do all the...More

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Response from hruiz2017, Front Office Manager at Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear randolphap, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent trip, we are so delighted to hear that everything was up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our facilities and service provided. Your review encourage us to...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$110 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Clara
#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Clara
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$110 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Clara
#3 Best Value Hotel in Santa Clara
#7 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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BeccaG17
February 10, 2017|
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Response from hruiz2017 | Property representative |
There is a main entrance from the Lobby and for quick access there are some doors at the perimeter, but they only open with an active room key.
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praving5
February 4, 2017|
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Response from hruiz2017 | Property representative |
Hello Mr. Pravin, The closest laundry would be Town and Country Cleaner, that is 6 minutes by car, unfortunately there aren't walking distance laundries; the address for this laundry is: 3933 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara.
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Len Len T
August 5, 2015|
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Response from Mark S | Property representative |
Thank you for contact us at the Avatar Hotel about an upcoming visit. We do not have a shuttle service from SJC airport. Taxi service from the airport would be the best alternative. We do have an early departure fee of 1... More
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"Do not choose a room on the first floor."
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"There are rooms facing into the pool and away. The room we had faced the exterior back and it was pretty..."
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"Rooms in the upper floors and at the back are quieter."
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"Request a room on level 2 or higher, lots of foot traffic on the first floor."
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