Zen Pad - Downtown Mountain View

Apartment - Private room · Central Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States

Private and peaceful room in an unbeatable location tucked away in a beautiful complex just a five minute walk from downtown and everything you need. Close to Caltrain, restaurants, cafes, bars, grocery stores, dance clubs, parks, and much more.

Your host, Jason
42 Reviews
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Private and peaceful room in an unbeatable location tucked away in a beautiful complex just a five minute walk from downtown and everything you need. Close to Caltrain, restaurants, cafes, bars, grocery stores, dance clubs, parks, and much more.

The Space

There is a ton of life in this area with a lot of opportunity to embrace, and yet this room is set in just the right spot to enjoy peace and quiet when you come home. The local area is full of people who are up to amazing things - from startup founders to software engineers, researchers, interns, managers/directors, and investors - there's a lot you can accomplish here, so we bring a Zen atmosphere to promote focus and relaxation for you to effectively evoke your intentions and fulfill your objectives.


We like to keep things simple... we chose to live here because we love the fact that everything we need is right next to us:
• Caltrain station, VTA light rail station, and several bus route stations are just a block away. You can get anywhere in the Bay Area on foot.
• Grocery/produce store, laundromat, hair dressers, pizza parlor and Thai restaurant are directly across the street.
• Restaurants: Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Greek, Japanese, Sushi, Vietnamese, Pho, Indian, Pakistan, Korean restaurants and more are all within 2-5 blocks away.
• Superb Coffee shops, Lounges, Bubble-tea, Beer gardens, Sports bars, Latin Dance clubs and parks are all within 2-5 blocks away.

There is also plenty of parking space next to our complex available if you're bringing a car.

This is a single bedroom within a two bedroom unit on the second floor with a beautiful balcony overlooking the swimming pool. Your private bedroom comes with everything you see in the photos, including a meditation pad and lots of closet space. All common areas, including the bathroom is shared between us and thoroughly cleaned for each guest. We welcome open access to cook in the kitchen and we share all the utensils/appliances you need. You receive a fast 25 mbps secure internet connection for your communications (direct ethernet and wireless wifi available). The living room, dining area, balcony and all common living areas are yours to enjoy! We definitely welcome great conversation and dining together, feel free to ask us anything and talk with us anytime. We also understand if you have a busy agenda and need to take care of your endeavors in solitude - we respect this either way.

I'm a software professional whose worked for several of the large companies in the Bay Area, including Amazon, Hewlett-Packard/Palm, Intel Corporation, and more. I have an incredible wife who lives with me. We both reside in the other bedroom within the unit and enjoy meeting people through Airbnb. Our hobbies include Cooking, Zen Mediation, Crossfit, Acroyoga, Hiking and Dancing. We’ve had the pleasure of hosting over 40 guests from all over the world and have immensely enjoyed meeting them and connecting them with friends who are researchers, startup founders, software engineers, designers, artists, tinkerers and investors. It makes for great fun and great karma.

If you are building or designing a new product or service, writing a research paper or book, checking out startups or meeting with investors and partners, making a film, composing music or art, visiting local family or just touring the heart of Silicon Valley to explore the most collaborative science and tech hub in the world, welcome to our home!

If what you've read so far vibes with you, definitely respond to this listing. We hope for you to be our next guest.

Jason and Carolina

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $520 /week
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • We had a wonderful experience at the Zen Pad. The apartment is lovely and the room very clean and comfortable. Carolina and Jason are fantastic hosts. Thank you so much!

    July 2014
  • Jason and Carolina were great hosts. They gave us space and made us feel welcome. The Zen Pad was immaculately clean, and the location can't be beat. You're right next to the Caltrain station and downtown Mountain View. It was a great first Airbnb stay!

    July 2014
  • The Zen Pad was so much more than we expected. It is a beautiful, relaxing, clean, and comfortable space. Excellent location, within a short walking distance to the Caltrain and Mountain View's Restaurant lined Castro Street. The apartment had everything we could possibly need and the bed was most comfortable.
    Jason and Carolina are the perfect hosts. They are a very warm and friendly couple, always helpful and accommodating.
    Definitely a five star BNB experience and we will hopefully be able to make this our home away from home whenever we travel to Mountain View.

    June 2014
  • The apartment really exceeded my expectations. It seemed like every part of the process was thought out and prepared, from check-in, to the room itself. The hosts were extremely friendly without being overbearing. The entire apartment was very clean, good internet service. Would stay again.

    May 2014
  • We stayed here for three nights and we can definitely recommend it. Jason and Carolina are great hosts and share everything in their apartment with their guests. The location is really great, close to Castro Street in Mountain View, where all the restaurants and bars are located!

    May 2014
  • The place was very nice and clean, with extremely friendly and helpful hosting, flawless internet connection, all in a very quiet and nice apartment complex.

    The location is extremely convenient with only a few minutes walk to the Caltrain Station and Castro Street with its numerous restaurants and weekend markets. Also within about 20 minutes walking distance to the Computer History Museum.

    May 2014
  • The Zen Pad was beyond what I expected. The atmosphere was very relaxed and peaceful and Jason was a wonderful host. I felt completely at home. The bedroom was very clean and fresh. The bed was comfortable and the wifi worked great. The experience had a spa like feel to it. I couldn't have asked for anything more. Thank you!

    May 2014
  • Jason was awesome to communicate with. Our employee really enjoyed his stay, and kept saying positive things. I would highly recommend.

    April 2014
  • I really enjoyed my stay at the Zen Pad. Jason and his wife were beautiful hosts and the room was comfortable. The location was very convenient for accessing downtown Mountain View. Will stay again.

    April 2014
  • Jason and Carolina were great hosts, they were friendly and open and very nice people. I had the great pleasure of grabbing dinner with them one night during my stay. The place was clean, comfortable, cozy, quiet, and peaceful. I had full access to the kitchen, fridge, and the common living room area. I had everything I could ask for. The location was absolutely convenient as well, being in downtown Mountain View. I am very happy I chose to stay with them.

    April 2014
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I've worked for several tech companies in the Bay Area, including Amazon, Intel Corporation, Hewlett Packard (Palm), and CA Technologies with over 13 patent applications in the industry. Innovation is thriving out here! I now work on my own business endeavors and I consult on the side. Carolina is my incredible wife you see in the photo, and together we enjoy setting up environments on Airbnb. Our hobbies and interests include Latin Dancing, Cooking, Acro Yoga, Zen Meditation, and much more. For more information about me, do a search on "jason weber emerging technologies amazon".
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