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TRAVEL

Whether you're flying halfway across the world or making a short walk across campus, this page has information for you. Scroll down for a list of available hotels, and some kid-friendly activities for your spare time. We hope you'll enjoy your time at Stanford!

 

Questions about anniversary logistics? Send a message to stanford@iucjapan.org   

Closest airports to Stanford University

List of local hotels.

Family friendly activities a short distance from Stanford University.

Airports

AIRPORTS

Both San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC) are about 20 miles from campus. For more information about getting to Stanford from the airport, please visit https://rde.stanford.edu/studenthousing/getting-stanford.
Hotels
Cardinal Hotel

235 Hamilton Ave

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.926.2800

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Creekside Inn

3400 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94306

1.650.493.2411

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el PRADO Hotel

520 Cowper St 

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.322.9000

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Graduate Palo Alto

488 University Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.843.9755

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Hotel Keen Palo Alto

425 High Street

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.327.2775

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Nobu Hotel Palo Alto

180 Hamilton Ave

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.531.8888

paloaltofoh@noburestaurants.com

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Stanford Guest House

2575 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025

1.650.926.2800

guesthouse@stanford.edu

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The Westin Palo Alto

675 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.321.4422

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HOTELS
 

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

625 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

1.650.328.2800

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 A shuttle service will be provided between the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel and Stanford University.

For more information, please visit our Parking/Directions page.

Other Local Hotels

Anderson Collection at Stanford University

314 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

https://anderson.stanford.edu/

11:00AM - 5:00PM

free all-day reservations are required

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way

Stanford, CA 94305

https://museum.stanford.edu/

11:00AM - 5:00PM

free all-day reservations are required

Children's Library

1276 Harriet Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://library.cityofpaloalto.org/locations/c

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market

601-699 Gilman St

Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://www.pafarmersmarket.org/

8:00AM - 12:00PM

Johnson Park

268 Waverly St

Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://www.cityofpaloalto.org

Sunrise - Sunset

Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo

1451 Middlefield Road

Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://www.paloaltozoo.org

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Tickets: $10.00

Sankai Juku  |  KŌSA - Between Two Mirrors 

Memorial Auditorium

551 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305

https://live.stanford.edu/calendar/october-2023/sankai-juku

About 山海塾: https://www.sankaijuku.com/

7:30PM, Tickets start at $35

Stanford Shopping Center

660 Stanford Shopping Center
Palo Alto, CA 94304

https://www.simon.com/mall/stanford-shopping-center

10:00AM - 7:00PM

Stanford University - Public Art Installations

Campus wide

https://arts.stanford.edu/campus-art/public-art/

The Museum of American Heritage

351 Homer Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://www.moah.org/visit.html

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Town & Country Village

855 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

https://tandcvillage.com/

10:00AM - 7:00PM

Things to do

THINGS TO DO AROUND STANFORD

FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES & SHOPPING CENTERS
SATURDAY HOURS OF OPERATION

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