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Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at Hotel Avante was very nice but be aware that rooms facing the street will experience a little street noise at times. The rooms were very clean, the bathroom contained the toiletries you need (and were replenished daily), and the free internet was sufficient for our needs. We forgot about the Happy Hour on Sunday evening. While walking...

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

Hello Jsw921, Sorry you missed the happy hour, as we have some really good local wines and micro-brews Sunday-Thursday. Thank you for taking the time to most this very thorough review. You are correct, breakfast isn't fancy, but as you said, we try to do the best we can without having much space or a full kitchen. We hope you...

Irvine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was very pleasant. Went out of their way to accomadate us. We arrived early, staff was kind to give us a free upgrade to let us check in 2 hours early. Great experience. Will come back again.

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

Hello tracyLX38PK, I'm so happy the team was able to accommodate you and gave you an upgrade. It is always our goal to do the very best for our guests. I'm glad we will see you again and thanks for the 5 star review! Robin Donovan General Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a few days here while in town for a conference at Microsoft. First- this hotel is in a very good location---about 12 minute drive from Google and Microsoft. There's a significant number of restaurants and shops about 4 minute driving. Also, I didn't have to take the freeway that much to get to where I needed to go....

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

5 Stars and an incredible review, thank you! Natasla M, you should should be a travel writer, you nailed everything about the hotel and the area in one shot. It is wonderful to see that you really enjoyed the Hotel Avante and all it has to offer. I hope we are your go to hotel when in the area. Thank...

Coventry
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Poor maintenance -- both reading lights out of order. Breakfasts adequate but no better, and the same every day. Noisy air conditioning. Over-priced for lack-luster facilities. I would not recommend or visit again.

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

Hello ajax2017, I'm so sorry to hear of your issues with your recent stay. I promise to look into the reading light issue as we pride ourselves, as you can see by most of the reviews, on being in tip top shape. Yes, the breakfast buffet does serve the same 30-35 items each day in an effort to allow the...

fresno, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to downtown and a short drive to fast food and restaurants. Easy to get to Microsoft Conference Center without taking the freeway (about 5-10 minutes). Its next to an apartment complex but park on the opposite side where its well lit and closed off.

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed our three-night stay when we were in town to visit our son/brother. The staff are all super friendly and the hotel is immaculate. We loved the little toys in the room (Etch a Sketch, Rubik's Cube) and the candies left by the house keeping staff. The hotel always had really great coffee and ice cold,...

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

I hope you and your daughter enjoyed time with the family. Thank you so much for such lovely comments about Hotel Avante. I think I might steal that last sentence as our new tag line....Look no further if traveling to Mountain View/Palo Alto. Definitely stay here!!! Love it. See you soon, Robin Donovan General Manager

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife stayed here for a business trip and I visited her as I was passing through town. A huge thank you to the front desk guy (who is also the morning shuttle driver) for getting my wife's forgotten charger cord and dropping it off on his next run. The free shuttle was a really nice feature, and it doesn't...

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

Hi RamblingMan TN, Nathan was the great employee who helped you out a lot and is a 5 star guy! Thanks for the 4.5 thought. I wish we could make the breakfast room lager, but really can't since there is no space, but agree that would be nice. Thanks for taking the time to post your experience and we hope...

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two weeks at the hotel and had a superb room with two windows, so lots of light and a very comfortable bed which I'm still missing! Personnel was very friendly and available. Breakfast service was very good too, and the shuttle service to the office has been very handy! Overall, I'd definitely recommend this hotel for a short...

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

Hi G8568FCdanielava, Very nice of you to give us 5 stars and a great review. I love the beds too! Thanks for recommending us for short or long stays and we hope you come back soon. Take care, Robin Donovan General Manager

Westerville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stayed here. I was traveling by myself both times and felt comfortable and safe. Check in and out was easy. The room was a nice size and clean. I had the breakfast which was good and used the workout room which was average. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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

Hello 948carriet, Thank you for being a repeat guest and for the 5 star review. I think it is very important that you feel safe and comfortable when traveling and I am pleased we provided that for you. I agree our workout room is about average and could use some updating. We are working on that for the end of...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was only in town for one evening and was only expecting a decent place that was enclosed as I am a woman traveling alone. I was pleasantly greeted by the clerk and given a decent-sized, quiet room on the 4th floor. This is not a fancy, over the top hotel but definitely better than average for the rate and...

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Hello FamilyontheMove_12, Feeling safe, secure and welcomed is a must for all travelers and so glad we could provide that for you. Thank you for noticing the little things that make a big difference. We are not fancy, as you said, but we like being unique and having our service and thoughtfulness set us apart from others. I hope the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > California > Mountain View
Price Range: €108 - €417 (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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“Get up for Breakfast, it's worth it! :)”
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“Use the "heat" light in the bathroom if you don't want to hear the "fan" light in the middle of the night ;-)”
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“I always ask for the fourth floor, but that's my personal preference. This time I'm in a room on the third floor, and it's great too.”
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