FEATURED MOUNTAIN VIEW HOTEL REVIEW:
Virgin America put us through the worst food poisoning we've ever had (so much the worse that it wasn't accompanied by feverish amnesia) thus our experience of the Avante was extremely thorough. We appreciated the large room and large bathroom and the kind staffer who put together a plate of breakfast for us since we were too weak to leave the room.
A Joie de Vivre hotel, this location offers a free shuttle to nearby tech campuses like Google.
Between San Francisco and Santa Cruz the sprawl of cities takes on a distinctly Northern California character. Cars wade through ocean-view highways half as immobilizing as the 405, and tech campuses maintain astonishingly relaxed profiles that seem anathema to their productivity. Many trips have brought us through headquarters and the sleepy, early, town with free wireless internet.
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