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4.7 out of 5

"Great parking and location. Easy freeway access and shipping nearby " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 04 Sep 2019

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Computer History Museum

Close to airport

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this Mountain View hotel, you'll find El Camino Hospital and Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Shoreline Amphitheatre and Santa Clara Convention Center are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and a free area shuttle.

Free WiFi, sofa beds

Featuring conveniences like sofa beds and coffee/tea makers, the 91 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom (1 King Bed & 1 Sofa Bed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Everyone (7) Couples (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 31, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 3, 2020 by Christel J., Front Office Manager

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your rating. I am very happy to see that our team provided you with a 5-star stay. We look forward to your next stay with us. Have a great day!

5 out of 5
Great parking and location. Easy freeway access and shipping nearby

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 5, 2019 by Christel J. Front Office Manager

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your feedback. I am so happy to see that we provided you with a stay worth a 5 out of 5. We look forward to your next stay. Have a great day!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 8, 2019 by Christel J., Front Office Manager

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your rating. I am happy to see that we provided you with service and accommodations worth a 5 out of 5. Have a great day and we hope to see you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 26, 2018 by Christel J., Front Office Manager

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your rating. I am glad that we provided you with service and accommodations worth a 5 out of 5 rating! We hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
this is one of the nicest hotels I've stayed at in the San Jose area, nice amenities especially the pool/ very nice room with comfy bed

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Sep 11, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 11, 2018 by Christel J., Front Office Manager

Hello John, Thank you for your feedback. I am glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay and got to enjoy our refreshing pool. We hope to see you again during your next visit to the area. Have a great day!

5 out of 5

would go there again

Location: Go to Gamble Gardens, and Foster House. Shops and Restaurants on Castro Street. Performing Arts Hall
very pleased with room, breakfasts, staff, pool area, happy hours, availability of coffee and cold iced water.

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 11, 2018 by Christel J.

Hello Anonymous, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your kind comments and I am very happy to see that we provided you with the excellent service we strive for. Have a great day and we hope to see you back soon! Warm Regards, Christel J. Front Office Manager

5 out of 5

Feels Like Home Now

Pros: Spacious, comfortable rooms, free WiFi and parking.
Cons: The ultra modern bathroom sink, although quite lovely, is difficult for me to turn off completely. This may be just my personal problem!
Location: Close to downtown Mountain View (Castro Street), performing arts center, and Levi Stadium is fairly close.
My daughter lives in Mountain View, but without adequate room for me to visit so I choose to stay at the Avante when in town. It feels like home now and I always enjoy my mini-vacation. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable with every convenience (including free WiFi), the staff is warm, friendly and helpful. I especially like the fruit-favored chilled water available in the lobby (along with tea and coffee). I look forward to my next visit.

Posted by , from Vallejo, CA on Apr 12, 2016

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2 out of 5

Nope

Go next door to the hilton garden inn. The hotel was not willing to help, not very friendly

Posted by , from w on Aug 23, 2015

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5 out of 5

Wonderful stay at this comfortable hotel

We will definitely stay again. The rates are reasonable, staff is friendly, breakfast was wonderful. Nice small touches like fruit flavored water and cute retro supplies in the desk in the room. This was great as we were traveling with a toddler at Christmas time and needed those supplies for keeping him busy and last minute tools for wrapping a present!

Posted by , from West Lafayette, IN on Mar 24, 2015

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About the Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Location 860 E El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040

Property Features

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel. Self parking is free. This 3-star Mountain View hotel is smoke free.

  • 91 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) (16.3 km / 10.1 mi)
  • Train station: Mountain View Station (2.9 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel offers 91 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 20 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of GBAC STAR (Hyatt) guidelines.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines GBAC STAR (Hyatt)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 20 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.