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Get an overview of this hotelResort-style lodging near Stanford University

Across from Stanford

This four-story Sheraton hotel is one block from downtown Palo Alto, across the street from Stanford University, and thirty minutes from San Jose International Airport.

Leisure retreat

This resort-style Palo Alto hotel has an outdoor pool with poolside restaurant, a sports bar, a fitness center, and a lush patio garden area with a koi pond and fountain.

High-speed Internet

This Sheraton hotel's guestrooms offer premium bedding, contemporary decor, oversized desks, and wireless and wired Internet access (surcharge). All rooms are nonsmoking.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 15 May 2015 to 31 October 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Across the street from Stanford University, this hotel is within 12 miles of Paramount's Great America and the Intel Museum.

The Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel offers a restaurant, sports bar, outdoor pool, lush garden area with koi pond and fountain, complimentary fitness center, complimentary wireless Internet, and a 24-hour business center. This hotel offers 8,000 square feet of meeting space. All indoor areas are nonsmoking. Pets are permitted.

Valet parking:

$14 per 24-hour period. Secured parking lot with in/out privileges.

Self parking:

$9 per 24-hour period. Secured parking lot with in/out privileges.

Fees do not include tax and are subject to change without prior notification.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 346 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 USD per day ), Wired internet access ( 9.95 USD per day )

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

Poolside Grill - This casual restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving from a menu that includes egg dishes, sandwiches, and salads. During warm weather, patio doors open to the outdoor pool area.

Cardinal Clubroom Lounge - This bar is decorated with a Stanford sports motif and dark-wood furnishings, and serves a variety of spirits, beer, and wine.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a complimentary on-site fitness center.

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

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

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

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 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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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 14.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 19.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 the Poolside Grill and Cardinal Lounge.

Room service and alcoholic beverages are not included.

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