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We look forward to your arrival at The Stanford Park, a hideaway in the heart of innovation. Situated at the crossroads of Palo Alto and Stanford University, this Menlo Park hotel features 162 guest rooms, an outdoor heated pool and state-of-the-art event space. Located at The Stanford Park, Menlo Tavern is a convivial restaurant and bar where people gather, featuring fine American classics and craft cocktails. A sanctuary of understated luxury at the center of the world’s innovation hub – this is The Stanford Park.

Know Before You Go

  • Check in: After 3:00pm
  • Check out: Before 12:00 noon
  • Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, JTB –Japan Travel Bureau, VISA
  • Cancellation Policy: For rooms booked with Flexible Rate reservations must be cancelled by 12 Noon the day prior to arrival
  • Crib/Highchair: Available at no extra charge
  • Extra person/roll-away bed fee: Available for a $25 plus tax nightly fee
  • Overnight Laundry & Dry-cleaning service: Monday – Saturday, for an additional fee
  • 100% Non-smoking in all guestrooms and public areas
  • Service animals in compliance with federal and state laws are accepted, however any non-service animal is not permitted in the hotel
  • The Stanford Park Hotel extends an amenity package to encompass services provided during your stay. In addition to the applicable room rate, a taxable amenity fee in the amount of $20.00 will be applied to each sleeping room per night.



The Stanford Park Hotel is located at the border of Palo Alto and Menlo Park at the gateway to the Silicon Valley. Adjacent to Stanford University, Stanford Hospital and the Stanford Shopping Center, the Hotel is halfway between San Francisco International Airport and San Jose International Airport. The Stanford Park Hotel is approximately 45 minutes from the city of San Francisco and is a 30-minute drive from either the San Francisco International Airport or the Mineta San Jose International Airport. Oakland International Airport is about a 45-minute drive.

Airport Distance Est. Drive Time
San Francisco 20 miles 50 minutes
San Jose 17 miles 30 minutes
Oakland 30 miles 60 minutes


Guest Room Features

  • Plush down feather bed and down blanket
  • Free wired and wireless (Wi-Fi) high speed internet
  • Complimentary daily newspaper
  • HDTV flat screen television
  • Two microfiber robes
  • Hair dryer
  • Lighted make up mirror
  • ROAM – Uniquely American bath amenities made with earthly ingredients
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Coffee maker
  • Digital electronic safe
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • Nightly turn down service, upon request


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Guest Services & Amenities

Nightly amenity fee: The Stanford Park Hotel extends an amenity package to encompass services provided during your stay. In addition to the applicable room rate, a taxable amenity fee in the amount of $20.00 will be applied to each sleeping room per night. This amenity fee is taxable at 12% and is not in itself a tax. The total amenity fee inclusive of tax is $22.40. The nightly amenity fee includes the following:

  • Convenient self or valet parking with in-and-out privileges
  • Wired and wireless internet in guest rooms and public spaces
  • 24-hour fitness center access
  • Local and toll-free telephone calls
  • Daily newspapers
  • House car service within a 3-mile radius of the hotel
  • Borrow a bicycle program
  • Welcome beverages provided by the reception staff
  • Daily coffee service from 4am-10am
  • Freshly baked cookies served nightly from 9pm-10pm
  • Shoe shine

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Fitness Center & Pool

The Hotel’s large, well-equipped fitness center features the latest Precor cardiovascular equipment with built-in flat panel LCD TVs and iPod connections.  Equipment includes:

  • Adaptive motion trainers
  • Resistance equipment
  • Free weights
  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical machines
  • Stair climbers
  • Recumbent and spinner cycles
  • Peloton Indoor Exercise Bike with Online Streaming Classes
  • In addition, our 50-foot swimming pool and whirlpool spa are heated year round.
  • Fitness Center: Available 24 hours a day
  • Swimming Pool & Whirlpool: Open daily, 7:00am to 10:00pm

See the Fitness Center      See the Pool

white towel, sandals, magazine and sunglasses by the pool



The Patio

The Stanford Park Hotel is known for its beautiful patio, elegantly landscaped with multicolored flowers, trees, handsome stone benches, original bronze sculptures and garden. In the lower level, relax in cozy wicker style furniture or by the warm fire pits. Patio tables are arranged around a small fountain and freestanding canvas umbrellas are available to shade guests during the day. Evening events are made magical with thousands of sparkling white lights twining through the trees, bubbling fountains and candles placed on the tables.

Groups and Special Occasions

The Stanford Park Hotel offers five unique event spaces. From boardroom meetings, business events, cocktail receptions or high profile galas, the Hotel can accommodate up to 100 guests with flexible indoor and outdoor spaces. In addition to our meeting rooms, eight suites offer living rooms with ample conversational seating areas, dry bars and separate bedrooms, making them ideal for recruiting events and small, private retreats.

Groups with Guestrooms

Special Occasions



Temperature (°F) Temperature (°F)
Month Avg. Max. Avg. Min. Month Avg. Max. Avg. Min.
January 58 40 July 79 57
February 62 43 August 79 57
March 64 46 September 79 55
April 69 46 October 73 50
May 73 51 November 64 44
June 77 55 December 58
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Local Attractions/Activities

Nearby attractions include. While the hotel does not have a concierge desk, we are all local experts and delighted to assist with any questions.

  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • Stanford University
  • SAP Center in San Jose for concerts, events and home to the San Jose Sharks hockey team and the SaberCats arena football team
  • Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View for concerts and events
  • California’s Great America
  • Shopping on University Avenue in Palo Alto
  • The Tech Museum
  • Hiller Aviation Museum
  • Fogarty Winery
  • Peninsula Symphony Orchestra
  • Filoli Gardens
  • Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
  • Allied Arts Guild
  • Golf
  • San Francisco Giants
  • San Francisco 49ers

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