Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre - Santa Clara

ex. Avatar Hotel @ Great America, a Joie de Vivre hotel

4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, United States, 95054-1210  show map
 3 stars
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Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre - Santa Clara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

Overview

Set in the business center of Santa Clara, this stylish hotel features 168 rooms and offers a swimming pool, a casino and a golf course. Founded in 1982, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2009.

This hotel is about 1.9 km away from The Great Mall, Santa Clara Convention Center and San Jose McEnry Convention Center. The hotel is 10 minutes' walk away from Levi's Stadium, Great America Theme Park and Intel Museum.

There are a mall and boutiques in the proximity of the hotel.

Mineta San Jose International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre.

Rooms

All non-smoking guestrooms include Deluxe Single Room and Executive Double Room that come with an iPod dock, free Wi-Fi, central heating, coffee/tea makers and climate control. Many guestrooms offer views of Great America Theme Park. They feature private bathrooms with free toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the bar. International dishes are served in the authentic restaurant.

Services

Car rental services are available on site.

Relax

Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre also has a game room and a play area for guests travelling with children. On-site amenities for fitness include fitness center and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   168.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre - Santa Clara Santa Clara location
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Hotel Address:

4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, United States, 95054-1210

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City Center
  • Santa Clara
    4.6 km
Train Stations
  • Lawrence Caltrain
    2.9 km
  • Santa Clara Caltrain
    5.7 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Ihop (cuisine: American)
    60 m
  • Bennigan's (cuisine: American, Irish)
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    168

Rooms and availability

Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Double RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Double RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 350 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This air-conditioned room features a flat-screen TV and a work desk. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see hotel policies).

Room facilities
    Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre SuiteAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre SuiteAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Suite
    Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
    Size: 28 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This air-conditioned room features a flat-screen TV and a work desk. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries.

    Room facilities
      Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Deluxe RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Deluxe RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Deluxe Room
      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: 1 Single bed or King-size bed
      Size: 28 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Deluxe Room

      Room facilities
        Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive Double RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive Double RoomAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive Double Room
        Executive Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 28 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Room facilities
          Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive SuiteAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive SuiteAvatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Executive Suite
          Executive Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 28 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          This air-conditioned executive room features a flat-screen TV and a work desk. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. Room offers views of the pool.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre - Santa Clara Santa Clara location
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            Hotel Address:

            4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, United States, 95054-1210

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Santa Clara
              4.6 km
            Train Stations
            • Lawrence Caltrain
              2.9 km
            • Santa Clara Caltrain
              5.7 km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Ihop (cuisine: American)
              60 m
            • Bennigan's (cuisine: American, Irish)
              100 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              168

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • California's Great America - 900 m

            Train stations

            • Lawrence Caltrain - 2.8 km

            Convention centers

            Amusement

            • Speed Ring Indoor Kart Racing - 2.2 km
            • Arirang Music Studio - 4.3 km

            Museums

            • Intel Museum - 1.3 km
            • Triton Museum of Art - 4.4 km

            Parks

            • Montague Park - 2.7 km

            Halls

            • Elks Lodge - 3.3 km
            • Star of the Sea Hall - 4.0 km

            Universities, Institutes

            • Mission College Learning Svc - 600 m
            • Pacific Media Ctr - 1.5 km
            • Golden State Baptist College - 2.9 km
            • Institute For Business and Tech - 2.9 km
            • International Technology Univ - 4.3 km

            Casinos

            • Global Cash Access Inc - 600 m

            Local attractions

            • Triton Museum of Art - 4.4 km
              1505 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara
            • Mission Santa Clara de Asis - 5.7 km
              The Alameda, Santa Clara
            • Baylands Park - 5.7 km
              550 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale
            • The Lace Museum - 5.5 km
              552 South Murphy, Sunnyvale
            • De Saisset Museum - 5.7 km
              500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

            Near the hotel

            • California's Great America - 350 m
              Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
            • Intel Corp and Museum - 1.3 km
              2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara

            Restaurants nearby

            • Ihop - 60 m

              Address: 4200 Great America Parkway
              Phone: (408) 980-8887

              63% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            • Cafe Falafel - 220 m

              Address: 4300 Great America Parkway
              Phone: 408-970-0913

              75% likes this, based on 37 reviews
              Cuisine: Mediterranean

            • Parcel 104 - 320 m

              Address: 2700 Mission College Blvd
              Phone: 408-970-6104

              68% likes this, based on 96 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 107

            • Bennigan's - 100 m

              Address: 4150 Great America Pkwy
              Phone: 408-986-8608

              Cuisine: American, Irish
              Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 27

            • Round Table Pizza - 220 m

              Address: 1220 Oakmead Parkway
              Phone: (408) 970-9000

              61% likes this, based on 17 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              168
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            Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre

            Average guest rating

            7.8out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 38 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            8.7
            Service
            10.0
            Value
            8.0
            Location
            9.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              interior design

              no breakfast service; wi-fi was not available for mobile phones my booking/com reservation did not go through them so at the reception new booking was done (done know whose fault this is, Booked.net's or avatar's)

            • Couple
              6.2

              Location, and security. My car was broken into and there were no cameras and no help

            • Single
              7.4

              Like the design, large rooms.

            • Single
              7.4

              I liked the modern furniture and the location of my hotel room

              The shower was hard to turn on

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              everything about the hotel was wonderful! the staff was very friendly and helpful. we did encounter a problem with the air conditioner with the room that was originally given to us. when we called down to the front desk the clerk was very apologetic and said that she would send someone up to check on the problem. we did have to wait 30 minutes and when no one arrived i called again this time i let her know we wanted to go to Great America and so we would like for someone to come soon. again the clerk was very nice and within the 5 min i had called the last time an employee came in and checked the AC and offered us another room. we excepted and within 5 min we were in our new room. i thought this hotel was amazing and we will definitely stay again and recommend to our friends and family.

              The only thing i was disappointed with was that there was no shuttle to or from Great America. Even though its about 10 to 12 min walk, after a long day at the park the last thing i wanted to do is walk back to our hotel. one other thing is that in our first room we were put in i felt like this room has been out of service for a while. there were cob webs in the corners of the room on the ceiling and when we tried ourselves to get the AC to work we noticed it was very dusty and could of used some TLC.

            • Single
              6.6

              I like the way the provided transportation services. I was taking the California Bar Exam and they give me transportation for 3 days. However, the driver was runing late the first day.

              The thing I did not like was the price about the booking online and the hotel. Firstly, someone put a bill for 153 dollars for night under my door I took it and I went to the Manager office to tell him, I booked for 5 days. Friday morning when they give my bill, I saw some nights cost $153 others cost $199. I told the front desk employee I suppose to pay $153 for each night and I left a note for the manager.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              The staff was very friendly the room was clean and comfortable, everything you need either in walking or easy driving distance. I stayed here with my teenage children and the place was amazing, the pool & hot tub were very nice too. This is a great place to stayand the price was great .

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Nice location, helpful, friendly staff, clean room and outstanding price.

              Requested two beds, got a bed and pull out couch.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              I liked the mid-century modern designs of the hotel. Great colors. Great bed. Took an old motel and updated it magnificently. We would definitely stay there again.

            • Group of friends
              8.4

              Loved there themed-based decorating ~!

            • Family with children
              9.2

              Very affordable and much more than expected. I wasn't sure what I was going to encounter at such an affordable rate and I was so surprised!! The room was so much nicer than expected and the amenities that were offered were excellent!! I would definitely stay there again!!

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Took a while for us to check in - hotel waiting for booking info from website.

            • Single
              7.0

              I travel there from Australia, as do my staff. We have stayed there, on and off for about 3 years, often in one week blocks. We like it's central location and it's affordability. As a young start-up company we watch our pennies and your hotel has all we need for a stay which is mainly focused around work. The staff are always nice and friendly. Parking is easy, and breakfast right next door makes things easy!

              I have a major problem which, unless it's fixed next time I stay there, will stop me and my staff from ever coming back. I find the internet connections (which are *essential* for my team to work effectively with our Australian colleagues) is just not acceptable any longer. The wireless is erratic, and having to pay for a supposedly "better" connection is (a) not acceptable in this day and age and (b) does not seem to make a difference anyway. Your hotel is in *Silicon Valley* for Pete's sake... fast, reliable internet should be a mandatory service in your hotel. It's not as if it costs much. I've found McDonald's nearby gave me better connections... That's not good enough, I'm sorry. Please invest a pittance to ensure better connectivity, and the business folks will keep coming back. Thanks for listening.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              It was easy to check in and a room switch (for a room with 2 doubles instead of 1 king) was super easy. Everything was really cute, room was comfy and very clean. I would definitely stay here again. It wasn't fancy, but I appreciate cleanliness above all else and you guys had that wired!

              No extra amenities - morning buffet bfast would have been awesome! 10% discount at nearby ihop isn't really worth anything so we didn't take advantage of it. I wish check out time would have been later.

            • Single
              6.2

              Nice fresh style

              Value for money not good (E.G. compare Plaza Suites - room is bigger, breakfast included and 3 happy hour drinks; quality of bathroom much better - same price (although claimed "discounted" I get the same price all the time).

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Avatar Hotel, A Joie De Vivre - Santa Clara Santa Clara location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, United States, 95054-1210

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Santa Clara
              4.6 km
            Train Stations
            • Lawrence Caltrain
              2.9 km
            • Santa Clara Caltrain
              5.7 km
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Ihop (cuisine: American)
              60 m
            • Bennigan's (cuisine: American, Irish)
              100 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              168