S.F.V. Lodge

S.F.V. Lodge entrance, 361 Villa St.

Async 2015 will be held in the dance hall at the S.F.V. Lodge in downtown Mountain View.

S.F.V. Lodge
361 Villa St
Mountain View, CA 94041

S.F.V. Lodge is just a few minutes walk from the downtown Mountain View train station and the main street, Castro Street, with many restaurants, cafes, small shops, and bars.  The downtown Mountain View train station is a transit hub with trains, light-rail (tram), buses, and taxis. It is about 60-90 mins by train from San Francisco airport, and about 60 mins by bus + train from San Jose airport.

Use the and Google Map links to help plan your local travel.
An example trip from San Francisco airport to downtown Mountain View by train is provided below.

A list of local hotels is provided below and their locations can be found on this map.


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Example trip plan from SFO to Mountain View


There are several hotels within 30 mins walk and more variety within about 40 mins bus + walk.

Here is a selection, with approximate prices:

Hotel Strata 20 mins walk $350
Hilton Garden Inn 30 mins walk $300
Hampton Inn & Suites 15 mins walk $300
Hotel Vue 20 mins walk $290
Holiday Inn Express 30 mins walk $280
Hotel Zico 25 mins walk $270
Extended Stay America 25 mins walk $200
Americas Best Value Inn 20 mins walk $150
Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto 40 mins bus + walk $300
The Zen Hotel Palo Alto 40 mins bus + walk $280
Best Western Plus Mountain View Inn 30 mins bus + walk $280
Days Inn Palo Alto 40 mins bus + walk $200
Oak Motel Palo Alto 40 mins bus + walk $150
Country Inn Motel 40 mins bus + walk $120



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Downtown Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View (Photo by Ian W. Jones)

Downtown Mountain View - Barrow boy at the station

Downtown Mountain View – Barrow boy at the station (Photo by Ian W. Jones)

Art - by the library

Art – by the library (Photo by Ian W. Jones)

(Pictures courtesy of wikimedia)


Silicon Valley, as seen from over north San Jose, facing southbound towards Downtown San Jose

Shockley Building

Shockley Building


Computer History Museum


Babbage Difference Engine


Downtown San Jose as seen with lit palm trees

Silicon Valley Panorama

Silicon Valley Panorama (Photo by Ian W. Jones)