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Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Olympic Valley
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Avante is great, it is located in great location. Close to restaurant, shopping, and business places. Recommended if you have business trip. Although the room is small, it does fit for 2 adults and 2 children. The air condition is working on timers, so it does get hot at night because it stop. You may want to check when...

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

Hi aquamaster2017, Thank you for the very pleasant and 5 star review. It looks like you had a great time and had a chance to use the pool and hot tub. The weather is getting perfect for those evening swims so we hope to see you here again very soon! Take care and thanks again. Robin Donovan General Manager

Las Vegas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone from start to finish was very friendly and helpful. The hotel was very clean and nice. The rooms were also clean and very nice. Bathrooms have all of the amenities necessary. The breakfast was much better than most hotels that provide a breakfast. Would absolutely stay there again if I was in the area.

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

Well, come on back to the area LasVegasGloria! Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and for the 5 stars. The breakfast is pretty elaborate for free and for not having a restaurant! So happy you enjoyed everything. Hope you make your way back soon. Robin Donovan General Manager

Gilroy, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at the hotel Avante in Mountain View! The rooms were very clean and comfortable, and the staff is amazing. I will definitely refer friends and family, return soon, and stay there when I'm in town.

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

We look forward to the return visit D3804UKebeccaw and we will personally thank you for the 5 stars! We try out best our Hotel Avante to make everyone's day amazing! Glad to see you had a wonderful experience. Thanks for recommending us and take care. Robin Donovan General Manager

Allison Park
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room met or exceeded all my expectations at a very reasonable price. The room was clean, it was quiet, and the staff handled two questions that I had about the area. The location is good for san jose, mountain view, or palo alto.

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

Hello T2757GFcraigw, You are correct, we are in a good location with 280, 85 and 237 right down the street. Thanks for the 5 stars and for taking time to share your experience with everyone! Have a good day, Robin Donovan General Manager

Potomac
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this hotel and it was my third stay. I stayed at a different hotel my last time in the area and I was miserable. I was so happy to be back here! The convenient location, outstanding customer service and overall warm feeling cannot be beat. On top of that they have a free happy hour daily and free...

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

Lauren G, You warmed my heart with this lovely post. Nothing makes me happier than to see time and time again then seeing the team do a great job. We discuss all the time how can we make our guests feel welcomed, comfortable and at home. The staff love what they do, so thank you for noticing. Take care, Robin...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I entered my room, the bathroom fan was on. After turning it off, I realized the room smelled musty. I then turn on the room a/c. There is no temperature gage to set. Simply low or high. I expected a 3 star hotel and instead have a dated two star hotel. Thankfully it is one night.

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

Hello Daniel P, I'm so sorry the hotel was not up to standard for you and you felt underwhelmed. That is not normal for us and we are truly sorry you did not like the AC unit or the smell. I will have the team check all the rooms for a musty smell as that is not nice. Thank you...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night as a road trip. Super nice on the inside, great friendly staff. The lady who checked us in even helped us with the door and elevator as we were bringing our road bikes up for the nights. Continental breakfast had tons of options (oatmeal, lots of fresh fruits (pineapple, watermelon, etc...), meat, etc... We didn't...

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

The product is called Lather and it is so nice smelling! You need to make another trip and stay longer to enjoy all the amenities, since this was a quick trip. Thanks for the 5 stars and we hope to see you again soon. Robin Donovan General Manager

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last summer for a more extended stay and I wrote a lengthy review. This was a quick one-night re-visit as part of a longer trip. Once again, we were very happy with the reasonable room rate in this high priced area, the very personable staff and the clean comfortable room and great breakfast options (including a variety...

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

HAA, that made me laugh. We do give discounts for guests who book direct, meaning the future reservation has to come through our website or phone and we do thank people for posting a review. Our goal is for you to have an amazing stay, book directly with us and to tell everyone about it...win win for all! Have a...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem in Mountain View. Close to San Franscisco and Santa Cruz. The hotel doesn't look like much, and is in the middle of strip mall/business park area, but is nice and clean on the inside. The rooms are good size and comfy. They even leave some games in them you can play. Happy hour in the...

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

We are a hidden gem and we are so grateful you found us. Thank you for sharing and I agree, not so much from the outside, but the inside and the staff are top notch. See you soon and thanks for the 5 stars! Robin Donovan General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Polite staff - Decent WiFi (you have to pay for faster speeds, but the free WiFi is ok) - Clean rooms in good condition - Free breakfast - Decent location. This was my second time staying here. Would stay again.

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

Good Day apoorvu2017, Glad to see you will stay again and give us a chance to earn that 5th star. Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Take care, Robin Donovan

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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: RM488 - RM1,943 (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! :)”
laurenj441, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use the "heat" light in the bathroom if you don't want to hear the "fan" light in the middle of the night ;-)”
631jlf, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on 4th floor very quiet”
feliciao375, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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.”
christinegL4452UN, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great Value Especially For Silicon Valley & Really Nice Friendly Staff”
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