Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of El Camino Hospital and Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. This 91-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's near the airport and also close to Computer History Museum and Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum.


Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service.


All of Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel's 91 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

At Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

860 E El Camino Real Mountain View CA 94040

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This hotel is five miles from the Shoreline Amphitheatre and seven miles from the Santa Clara Convention Center. The hotel operates a complimentary weekday shuttle to companies within a 6-mile radius.

Part of the stylish Joie de Vivre group, the Hotel Avante is highlighted by a music-listening room on the third floor called the Hi-Fi Lounge. The hotel's retro-chic decor includes 1950s-style kidney-shaped coffee tables. The Hotel Avante offers a slew of complimentary amenities, including wireless/wired high-speed Internet access, a well-stocked CD lending library, an evening wine and cheese reception on weekdays, and a daily hot breakfast. Additional extras include a heated outdoor pool, spa tub, complimentary fitness center, and free parking.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 91 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel offers 91 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature 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.

This Mountain View hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pay movies 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot breakfast is provided each morning. Waffles, oatmeal. Sliced meats, cheeses. Hard-boiled eggs. Yogurt, fruit. Cereals. Bagels, scones, breads. Hot and cold beverages.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but guests receive dining discounts at the following restaurants when they show their Hotel Avante room key:

Nearby restaurants:

Frankie Johnny & Luigi Too!

Scott's Cantankerous Fish

Cascal Restaurant

Don Giovanni Ristorante

Nearby Things to Do

The Hotel Avante offers a heated outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, and complimentary fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Silicon Valley area; fees may apply.

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 13 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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