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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

All 183 spacious guestrooms at this Palo Alto hotel include balconies with courtyard views, Westin Heavenly Beds, large work desks, oversized marble bathrooms, and 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 offers complimentary high-speed Internet access. Indoor areas are nonsmoking. Pets are permitted.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • 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 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 183 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Arcade/game room  


Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room safe 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • 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.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


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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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