The Westin Palo Alto

675 El Camino Real | Palo Alto, CA 94301-2301  [SEE MAP]Palo Alto, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Right across the street from Stanford University
Only one restaurant on-site
This Westin property sits across the street from Stanford University and is within walking distance to the Stanford Shopping Center and downtown Palo Alto. The hotel's location makes it a popular home base for college events. As such, parents or prospective students will need to book a room here several months in advance for graduation and other big celebrations. The Westin Palo Alto also makes a good choice for business travelers thanks to a number of work-friendly amenities, including a business center, high-speed Internet access and ample meeting space. Overall, guests are pleased with their stays here: Travelers say guest rooms are comfortable, eacn coming equipped with Westin's signature Heavenly Beds, flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and whirlpool tubs. The property also houses a full-service gym and a heated outdoor pool, as well as an on-site restaurant. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.
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Location
Palo Alto, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 184 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

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Though it's near the highway and Stanford Shopping Center (in the interest of its business clientele), this upscale hotel is relatively quiet.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 704 have reviewed the The Westin Palo Alto, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 704 reviews 4.0 (based on 704 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Westin Palo Alto feature light and airy decor in white and beige. The rooms are outfitted with king-sized beds and sitting areas with a couch, an armchair and a table. Amenities include 40-inch flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations, coffee makers with Starbucks coffee and marble bathrooms.

    Standard room size390 to 400 square feet

    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Internet
    • Wireless internet
    • Free internet
    • Fee for internet usage
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    The property is located in Palo Alto, right across the street from Stanford University and in close proximity to dining, shopping and nightlife. Those looking to shop can head across the street to the Stanford Shopping Center, while guests who wish to venture further can travel north to California wine country or San Francisco.
    • 17 miles northwest of San Jose International Airport; 23 miles southeast of San Francisco International Airport
    • Car rental station on-site
    • Electric car charging stations available
    • 24-hour valet parking ($19)
    • 24-hour self-parking ($14)
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

    • Bus stop
    • Restaurants
    • Movie theater
    • Train station
    • Beach
    • Theater
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Grocery store
    • Shopping

    Dining

    The Westin Palo Alto is home to one restaurant and a lounge. Restaurant Soleil serves California cuisine and Sunday brunch. The Luna Lounge has an extensive martini menu and California wine list.

      Number of restaurants1

      Cuisine TypesAmerican

      • Fine dining
      • Casual dining
      • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
      • Bar/lounge
      • Room service
      • 24-hour room service
      • free breakfast

      Pool

      The Westin Palo Alto is home to an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool. Blue accent tiles and a terra cotta-colored courtyard give the pool a Mediterranean feel.
      • Limited lounge chair seating surrounds the pool
      • Lap pool
      • Wading pool
      • Lazy river
      • Family pool
      • Infinity pool
      • Whirlpool/hot tub
      • Adults-only pool
      • Lifeguard on duty
      • Poolside service
      • Waterslide
      • Deck chairs or cabanas
      • Pool bar

      Fitness

      The Westin Palo Alto's fitness center includes cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights. The hotel participates in Westin's workout gear-lending program, which provides guests with rental shoes and athletic apparel for an additional fee.
      • Running maps and guided runs are available
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

      Business

      Business travelers will appreciate the hotel's proximity to the major businesses of Silicon Valley including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Tesla, all of which are within a 7-mile radius of the hotel. The Westin Palo Alto has 8,457 square feet of meeting space, with the largest venue able to hold up to 120 guests for a reception-style event.

        Number of meeting rooms6

        • Business center
        • Meeting rooms
        • Meeting and event planners available

        Pets

        Dogs that weigh 80 pounds or less are welcome at the Westin Palo Alto, and there is no additional fee or cleaning deposit.
          • Pets allowed (free)
          • Dog walking
          • Pet-sitting

          Wedding

          Weddings and receptions can be held indoors or outdoors at the hotel. The Siena and Carrara rooms can be combined to fit 125 guests for a reception. There are also five landscaped courtyards, including the Courtyard of the Moons and Stars, which can hold 100 guests for a reception.

            Maximum wedding guest capacity125

            • Hotel hosts weddings
            • Outdoor space for weddings
            • Wedding planners available

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