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Stanford Visitor's Guide: Preferred Hotels


The Atherton Park Inn & Suites
2834 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94061
Phone: 650-366-2000

Welcome to the Atherton Park Inn & Suites. We are located at the border of Redwood City & Atherton at 2834 El Camino Real. Redwood City CA 94061. Our direct phone number is 650-333-1886 and our email address for inquiries is

We are a small hotel that has a mix of 2 queen bedded rooms and our mini suites that have a king bed and a sofa sleeper. All of the amenities are complimentary and we offer so many choices to keep everybody happy. Here are just a few items that we offer at our 100% non Smoking hotel.

We offer a free breakfast, Wifi, Exercise room, complimentary water and snacks in the room at check in and turn down service for our multiple night stays with free on-site Parking. We also offer large flat screen Tv's and cordless phones with a large work desk and an ergonomic chair. For the person who needs a charge, we offer an iHome Docking station and multiple outlets in the guest room. For those who love to sing in the shower, we offer the new Kohler Moxie shower head that you can pair to your bluetooth device and the play music of your choice. We are minutes from Stanford University and have bus parking for the large groups.

Please come and visit us where you will get more than you ever expected at our Inn.


Hotel Avante, a Joie de Vivre boutique Hotel
860 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: 650-940-1000


Part of the Joie de Vivre Hotel Collection, Hotel Avante salutes the spirit of creativity and invention, along with being striking in design with details inspired by Mid-Century stylings and contemporary urban lifestyles. Hotel Avante is located minutes away from Stanford University in beautiful Mountain View, and conveniently located next to CA-85. We offer discounted rates to guests and visiting fans of Stanford, along with the following Complimentary Services and Amenities:

  • On-Site, Self Parking
  • High-Speed Wireless Internet
  • Hot Breakfast served daily
  • Custom-designed Avante Work/Play Desk with Mid-Century Toys/Puzzles
  • Evening Weekday Beer & Wine Reception (6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Sun thru Thurs)
  • Fitness Center & Outdoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub
  • 100% Non-Smoking Hotel

    If you have any questions or inquiries please contact our sales department at 408-328-6512 or

Stanford Park Hotel
100 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-322-1234 or 866-241-2431
Fax: 650-322-0975

The Stanford Park Hotel sets the hospitality standard for Silicon Valley and the San Francisco South Bay. This four-story English Colonial and European-style luxury hotel, located adjacent to Stanford University, offers oversized guestrooms and luxurious suites, secluded garden courtyards, private libraries and seating areas filled with museum-quality artifacts.

On the culinary front, guests can choose from the award-winning Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar, specializing in California - American cuisine, or our 24-hour room service that serves a full gourmet menu. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, the Stanford Park Hotel offers an exceptional experience.

  • Complimentary Business Center with computers, laser printers and high-speed access
  • Secure Wi-Fi and wired internet access throughout
  • Swimming pool and whirlpool spa heated year round
  • Fitness center open 24 hours with Sauna facilities
  • Complimentary house car within the Stanford/Palo Alto/Menlo Park area
  • Evening wine tasting available Monday - Friday from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • Two plush terry robes and full-size ironing board, iron and hairdryer in all rooms
  • 100 % non-smoking environment in all guestrooms and public places


Please contact Wanda Berrig at 650-330-2764 for group reservations of 10 or more rooms.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - San Carlos
555 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: (650) 631-0777

Marriott quality. Fairfield value. The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - San Carlos is minutes to Stanford University, located just off the 101 freeway. The Hotel is entirely smoke-free and offers modern rooms with revitalizing beds. With our friendly and exceptional staff, your experience will be comfortable and memorable.

  • Enjoy our Complimentary Hot Breakfast and Waffles
  • Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet
  • Free On Site Parking
  • Guestrooms are equipped with Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Outdoor Heated Pool, Fitness Center and nearby Running Trails
  • Guest rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds or a King Size Bed
  • Downtown and Local Restaurants nearby
  • Ask for the Stanford Athletics Special Rate
Sofitel Sofitel San Francisco Bay
223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
Phone: (650) 598-9000
Fax: (650) 598-9383

Sofitel San Francisco Bay is an elegant destination that??s ideal for exploring the best of this beautiful region. As a recent preferred hotel for several NFL and Collegiate teams Sofitel San Francisco Bay hotel ambassadors will ensure your stay with us will be memorable and become a tradition when visiting Stanford. With 421 spacious guest rooms (95 doubles and 42 suites), and only 15 minutes from the Stanford campus and the San Francisco Airport. Easy access from major highways. The hotel also offers the following amenities:

  • Outdoor Heated Pool
  • Running Trail & Fitness Facility 24hr room key access
  • Market Place and Bay 223 Restaurant
  • Room Service available until 2am
  • Complimentary wireless internet in lobby and guest rooms
  • Complimentary coffee in all guest rooms
  • Pet Friendly Hotel

Please contact Genevieve Gabriel at 650-508-7179 for group reservations of 10 or more rooms or call our reservations department for individual reservations and ask for the ??Stanford Athletic?? rate at 650-598-9000.

Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto-Los Altos
4320 El Camino Real
Los Altos, CA 94022
Toll Free: (800) 321-2211
Phone: (650) 941-9900

Just minutes away from Stanford campus, the Courtyard by Marriott, Palo Alto-Los Altos offers world class accommodations to participants and fans of Stanford Athletics.

Guests May Enjoy:

  • 100% Smoke Free
  • Spacious Double rooms that include 2 Queen size beds
  • Complimentary wireless high speed internet
  • Complimentary secured underground parking
  • Complimentary 24 hour fitness center with heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi
  • Complimentary 24 hour business center
Creekside Inn
3400 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 493-2411

Located two miles from Stanford University, The Creekside Inn offers discounted rates to guests and visiting fans of Stanford. The following complimentary guest services are included with the Stanford Athletics rate:

  • On-Site Parking
  • Shuttle Service (Up to five mile radius)
  • Daily Continental Breakfast (6-9AM)
  • Evening Wine Hour (5-7, Sun.-Thur.)
  • WiFi access throughout grounds plus business center w/ internet in lobby.
  • Bottled Water and Coffee in Rooms
  • Fitness Center and Heated Outdoor Pool
Crowne Plaza - Palo Alto
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 857-0787

Stay at the Crowne Plaza, the Official Hotel of Stanford Football - Palo Alto while attending the "Big Game"! The Crowne Plaza - Palo Alto is located minutes from Stanford University Campus. Recently renovated, the Crowne Plaza offers modern guestrooms and suites designed for the business or leisure traveler. Have a meeting or get together with fellow alumni at the Crowne Plaza - Palo Alto. From intimate settings to our grand ballroom, the Crowne Plaza - Palo Alto provides a wonderful back drop for an event. Experience our delectable cuisine and superior service.

  • Complimentary Internet in common areas and guestrooms
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from Stanford University
  • 24 hr Fitness Center & Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • 4290 Bistro & Lounge
  • Over 20,000 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor event space including our 8,700 sq. ft. Mediterranean Ballroom

For discounted guestroom rates please call (650) 628-0137. Ask for the Stanford Athletic Rate. For group rates and catering information call (650) 628-0138.

Hilton Garden Inn - Cupertino
10741 N. Wolfe Rd.
Cupertino CA 95014
Phone: 408 777 8040
Stanford Reservation web page

If you don't want to pay the high Palo Alto/ Los Altos prices but still want a quality hotel with a convenient location, make sure to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Cupertino. The Hilton Garden Inn Cupertino is located directly off of highway 280 a 15 min to 20 min. drive north to Stanford University, Stanford Hospital, Stanford Shopping Center and the vibrant downtown Palo Alto.

Directions: From the hotel to Stanford University: Take 280 north - exit Page Mill Rd (make a right) - stay on Page Mill Rd then make a left on El Camino Real - Stanford University will be on the left. A Short drive will help you SAVE!

The Hilton Garden Inn welcomes you and offers the following amenities:

  • 164 guestrooms including 6 Suites
  • Newly Renovated Lobby, Restaurant, Gym Facility, and all public areas, heated Outdoor Pool and Whirlpool
  • Complimentary Wired and Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Meeting Rooms, Lobby and Patio
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center.
  • Complimentary Shuttle Service to and from San Jose International Airport + a 3 mile radius
  • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center
  • Breakfast, Dinner and Evening Room Service available at the Great American Grill
  • 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Convenience Mart
  • Valet and Self-Laundry Available

If you have any questions or inquiries feel free to contact our sales department:
Phone: 408 861 2541

Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View
840 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: Direct (650) 964-1700
Toll Free: (800) HILTONS
Fax (650) 964-7900

Located minutes away from Stanford University. The Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View is situated in the center of the Silicon Valley area of California. Deluxe accommodations, friendly California service and a relaxed atmosphere await our Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View hotel guests.

  • Recently renovated guest rooms and meeting space with in-room hospitality center which includes microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker
  • Complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet access in all guest rooms and common areas
  • Complimentary Fitness center with heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi
  • Complimentary 24-Hour Business Center
  • Please ask for the special Stanford Athletic rate "P5" which includes our full breakfast.
Residence Inn by Marriott
Palo Alto/Los Altos
4460 El Camino Real
Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone: (650) 559-7890

All suite accommodations located just 3 miles from Stanford Campus. 100% smoke free. "Home away from home" features include friendly staff, secured underground parking, fitness center, high speed wireless internet, and complimentary buffet breakfast.

Sheraton Hotel - Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 328-2800

The Sheraton Palo Alto is across the street from Stanford Campus. Enjoy a short walk to any game or tournament on campus. After the game, relax by the pool or enjoy a cocktail at the Cardinal Lounge! The Poolside Grill is a great place to meet friends for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For more information, visit our website,

Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel
1100 N. Mathilda Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone: (408) 745-6000

The Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel is only minutes away from Stanford University and conveniently located right off the 101 and 237 freeways. Our newly renovated hotel has given our guestrooms, meeting spaces, and restaurant a fresh and inviting feeling. The Sheraton Sunnyvale is a full service hotel ready to welcome you!

  • Complimentary pre-arranged shuttle service to and from the San Jose airport
  • Free ample parking for all sized vehicles
  • 24 hour on site state of the art fitness center
  • Heated outdoor Olympic sized pool with whirlpool
  • Free WiFi in all public areas
  • Free In room Starbucks coffee
  • On site is the Award winning FAZ restaurant and lounge.
  • Pet friendly

Please contact Jan Webb at 650-328-2800 for group reservations of 10 or more rooms.

Call 408-745-6000 and ask for your special Stanford rates or call the sales department at 408-542-8285 for special group rates! Check us out! Follow us on Facebook & Twitter and become a fan!

Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: (650) 561-1500

Located minutes away from Stanford University, Rosewood Sand Hill is nestled amid 16 pristine acres, melding the relaxed style and beauty of California Ranch architecture with lush courtyard gardens and stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Rosewood Sand Hill is not your typical hotel, appealing to a varied guest experience with resort like amenities, lush courtyard gardens, superb service and local charm.

After the game, relax in the largest guest rooms on the Peninsula, pamper yourself at Sense Spa, delight in the freshest of local ingredients and flavors of Madera, or enjoy a cocktail on our terrace. You will enjoy unparalleled attention to detail & impeccable service creating memorable and personal experiences. We are happy to offer special rates for visitors and guests of Stanford Athletics

  • State of the art 24 hour fitness center
  • Complimentary Fitness center with heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi
  • Complimentary wireless high speed internet access in all common areas
  • Complimentary 24-Hour Business Center
  • Complimentary On-Site Parking
  • Complimentary Mercedes House Car (Up to five mile radius)
  • Pet Friendly (Fee)
  • Complimentary Bottled Water and Coffee in Rooms

To book your reservation, please click here.

Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 322.9000
Fax: (650) 324.3609

About Us
  • The only luxury boutique hotel in Downtown Palo Alto, California offering elegant lodging and accommodations
  • Recently fully renovated (62) decadent guestrooms and suites with private balconies, courtyard views and city views
  • Voted Best Hotel in Downtown Palo Alto by our community and guests over the past 15 years
  • Green by reducing waste and pioneering industry standards

  • Located directly between both San Francisco (SFO) and San Jose (SJC) International Airports
  • Ideal for business and leisure travelers destined for Stanford University, Silicon Valley, Mountain View, Menlo Park and the Bay Area Peninsula
  • Situated on the tree-lined streets of Downtown Palo Alto we have award winning restaurants, world class shopping, elegant spas and fitness centers all within easy walking distance
  • Less than a 1/2 mile to Stanford Campus and within walking distance to the complimentary Marguerite Shuttle which services Stanford University, Stanford Hospital and the Stanford Shopping Center

Full Luxury Services
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access throughout hotel
  • Morning house-made pastries with Peet's Coffee & Tea service, newspapers and nightly port service
  • Full fitness facility with life cycle machines and free weights for guest use
  • Twice daily housekeeping including luxury turn-down service
  • 24-Hour room service
  • Valet parking

For more information, please click here to visit our website.

Dinah's Garden Hotel
4261 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 493-2844 or (800) 227-8220

Family owned and operated since 1957, Dinah's Garden Hotel in Palo Alto is a lush oasis in Silicon Valley, located near Stanford and the headquarters for the world's leading businesses. Dinah's features gardens, koi-filled lagoons, well-appointed guest rooms, banquet facilities, two restaurants, and art from around the world. All 129 guestrooms are inspired by decorum from around the globe – creating environments that are both relaxing and productive. We offer corporate rates as well as discounted rates for visitors and guests to Stanford University.

Amenities and Guest Services include:

  • Two restaurants on site- Dinah's Poolside Restaurant and THE SEA by Alexander's Steakhouse
  • All guestrooms are non-smoking and include complimentary guest parking and Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor heated pool and complimentary fitness center
  • California Certified Green Hotel and TAG-Approved
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, fruit, and newspapers in the lobby
  • Full business center with complimentary boarding pass printing
  • Exceptional customer service

To book your reservation, please click here

Stanford Court – San Francisco
905 California Street – Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA 94108
415 989-3500

Located in the heart of San Francisco atop iconic Nob Hill, Stanford Court is the ideal hotel choice for Stanford University game-goers seeking big-city accommodations. Stanford Court is a modern hotel offering independent-minded travelers an authentic taste of the Bay Area. The hotel is built on the site of Leyland Stanford's turn of the century San Francisco mansion and is just minutes away from Union Square and the Financial District, and walking distance to many of the city's most popular neighborhoods and attractions.

Many of our recently renovated guest rooms offer sweeping views of the Bay and San Francisco skyline and feature well-appointed furnishings as well as complimentary super-fast WiFi. Our skilled concierge are experts at unlocking San Francisco's best experiences, and all our staff are eager to share their own recommendations. Feeling Peckish in the morning? Breakfast is always a treat in our Aurea Café featuring Equator Organic coffees from Marin and made-to-order breakfast sandwiches. If you feel like staying in one evening, you'll enjoy the delicious menu of appetizers, salads and sandwiches as well as a great selection of local brews and artisanal spirits and cocktails.

• State-of-the-art 24 hour complimentary fitness center
• Complimentary ultra-highspeed internet
• Electrical Car Charging Station, Complimentary Mountain Bikes and Zip Cars
• Complimentary On-Site Parking
• Pet Friendly

To book your reservation, please click here.

MarriottResidence Inn by Marriott
Palo Alto Menlo Park
555 Glenwood Ave – Menlo Park, CA 94025 

650 327-2000

A new Residence Inn by Marriott is coming to town.  Opening May 2015.  The Residence Palo Alto Menlo Park, features 138 suites including studio, one a two bedroom suites.  All suites are equipped with kitchens, and all have a patio or balcony.

Included in rate
*Hot Buffet Breakfast
*Evening social hour Monday to Wednesday
*Complimentary Internet

Please make your reservations at