Get an overview of this hotelElegant Mediterranean-style hotel near Stanford

Close to university

Across from Stanford University and at the gateway to the Silicon Valley, The Westin Palo Alto is a 5 minute walk from downtown Palo Alto and 7 miles from Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Courtyard quintet

The Westin Palo Alto features 5 landscaped courtyards in a Mediterranean style, a pool area with sundeck and spa tub, a fitness center, and a business center.

Balconies with views, free WiFi

All 183 spacious guestrooms at this Palo Alto hotel include balconies with courtyard views, Westin Heavenly Beds, large work desks, oversized marble bathrooms, and free high-speed Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Across the street from Stanford University, this hotel is 12 miles from the Intel Museum and 13 miles from the Santa Clara Convention Center.

The Westin Palo Alto features five, individually themed courtyards. The Court of the Water has a pool, sundeck, and spa tub. Inspired by the garden hotels of France and Italy, the Court of the Wind features a fountain filled with colorful floating balls. The Court of the Moon is lush with flowering pears, white gardenias, and blue iris.

This hotel also offers a Mediterranean-style restaurant, complimentary fitness center with cardio equipment and weights, 24-hour room service, and 2,000 square feet of meeting space. A 24-hour business center and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access are available. Indoor areas are nonsmoking. Pets are permitted free of charge.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 183 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Soleil - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This attractive, Mediterranean-style restaurant offers beautifully prepared beef filets and other fine-dining options.

Luna Lounge - This comfortable bar serves cocktails and appetizers, and offers an evening happy hour from 5 PM–8 PM nightly.

Nearby Activities

The Westin Palo Alto offers a pool, spa tub, and a complimentary fitness center with cardiovascular equipment and weights.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Pets allowed (no fees)


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 14 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 19 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Palo Alto Westin
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  • Westin Palo Alto Hotel
  • The Westin Palo Alto Hotel Palo Alto

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

20% food and beverage discount

Reserve a room via this Web site and receive a 20% food and beverage discount at Restaurant Soleil and Luna Lounge.

Room service and alcoholic beverages are not included.

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