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Amsterdam, New York
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit outdated but it is clean. The staff is friendly but do not expect any special treatment even if you have an extended stay like I did. The true gem about here is that it is only a short walk from Levis stadium, Great America theme park, the convention center and the bike/walk trail to name... More 

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Dear Chris P, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. Our team is doing a tremendous job to make sure all our guests are... More 

Northern California
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smallish room with minimalist but colorful decorating. Pros: Immaculately clean, nice bedding and towels, effective air conditioning, numerous power and USB outlets available. Cons: noisy traffic extended to early morning hours (due to nearby theme park), periodic dank smell (I would associate with a 60's motel), inconvenient elevator (you wanted to hoof it up the stairs, anyway, right?). Included breakfast... More 

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Dear Allan P, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. Our team is doing a tremendous job to make sure all our guests are... More 

austin
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It works but be aware is a quirkily re-done old motel. Re-done IKEA style -it's ok but cheap. Small, tiny bathroom ala 1960s but very clean. Good wifi, free parking, near airport and a new Whole Foods. Staff was great. Fitness room is terrible.

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Dear hoopdoc, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. Our team is doing a tremendous job to make sure all our guests are having... More 

1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Was a well kept, remodeled room that had pretty much everything you'd need for a comfortable stay. Definitely appreciated the minimalism in the rooms. The IHOP next to the hotel was a plus but definitely wished there was a quicker option available for a grab-and-go breakfast option.

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Dear Raj B, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. Our team is doing a tremendous job to make sure all our guests are... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The hotel was clean but showing its age. For a Silicon Valley hotel it does not measure up for the price. The lobby was aged; did have an IHOP on the property. Window opened onto the sidewalk lack of privacy

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Dear Thomas T, Please allow me to thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent Trip. We really appreciate your comments and I would like to apologize with you if we were not able to exceed your expectations, we are in the process of planing a renovation to the property in the near future. I do hope you give... More 

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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I love this dog-friendly hotel that is centrally located to everything in Silicon Valley. It is reasonably priced and is pretty quiet which we appreciate. Parking is great. The hotel is nestled between a Bennigans and iHop - which offer Avatar guests a 10% discount - plus other restaurants and shops are close by. It is close to Levis Stadium... More 

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Dear Sue D, 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 delighted to read that you had such a wonderful experience and that we were... More 

notts
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66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked as we needed a hotel close to Levi Stadium for a concert, this was the only one available under $300 over the labour day weekend. For our purposes this was perfect, 20 mins walk to the stadium, the room was small but very clean and functional. The staff were all friendly and accommodated my request of a room... More 

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Dear tognir, I would like to thank you for taking time of sharing your recent experience at Avatar Hotel with us, it is very important for us to receive your feedback and we are glad to know that you were satisfied with the service offered. Our team is doing a tremendous job to make sure all our guests are having... More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I enjoyed my stay at the Avatar for multiple reasons. I stayed on the uppermost (4th) floor and the room was extremely quiet. I never heard anything past 8:00 PM or so, outside of my room or from adjacent rooms. Nothing. So, it is a very good place to get some rest. The room is on the spacious side, the... More 

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Dear RPMNashua_NH, 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 resort. We are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful experience and that we were able... More 

San Mateo, California
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very secure property and friendly staff. Clean ,beds are very comfortable! Great price,great location.I ALWAYS book at Avatar Santa Clara. Consistent great service! The beds are more comfortable than the Marriott Hotel across the Street. pool and sauna daily tested for maintenance.

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Dear maryhD8305YL, First and foremost please let me thank you for choosing Avatar Hotel during your recent vacations, 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 keep working hard and to accomplish always our main goal which is the complete satisfaction... More 

Massachusetts, USA
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57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Good location, and quite reasonable room rates for the area. A pleasantly techie ambience for what is clearly an upgraded former motel. My room on the 4th floor at the back was quiet enough, and I found the king bed comfortable. Internet service was a bit flaky on one of the 4 nights I stayed, and the hot water pressure... More 

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Dear Boguespierre, First of all allow us to thank you for your review, detailing your experiences from your stay with us, firstly please accept our apologies for the areas that we fell short of expectations. I will be addressing the Internet and the water situation to our Maintenance Manager in order to improve them. I do hope you give us... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sync up with Avatar Hotel, the perfect portal to the vibrant technology hub of Silicon Valley. Our boutique hotel will keep you connected, rested and comfortable throughout your stay. Embrace your inner tech nerd. Our newly renovated rooms feature a large working desk, 37 inch flat screen TV, Ipod docking station, refrigerator and free high speed internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Region: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range: ₹ 7,318 - ₹ 24,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avatar Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Clara
Holiday Inn Santa Clara
Santa Clara Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Santa Clara
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Clara
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“Quieter rooms and best parking can be found in the rear of the hotel (facing away from the parkway).”
 of 5 bubbles allanp53, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the view facing the pool for easy access in and out of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room smelled of disinfectant upon entry; not what I expect from a $350/ night room”
 of 5 bubbles F5546PDthomast, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room is a good room at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sduris, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the higest floor are *quiet*!”
 of 5 bubbles RPMNashua_NH, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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