A Storied Retreat in Silicon Valley

An independent, locally-owned hotel rooted in the community

Located steps away from Stanford University and downtown Palo Alto, our welcoming Silicon Valley hideaway is where innovation meets inspiration.

Welcome home.

Here’s why our guests rate us as the #1 hotel in Menlo Park…

exterior view of Stanford University

WALK TO STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Discover the stunning architecture and rich history of Stanford University, just a short walk from the hotel.

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SIP AND SAVOR AT MENLO TAVERN

Celebrating the history of collegiate eating clubs, Menlo Tavern invites you to gather over delicious food and drink.

shoppers walking by the Bloomingdales store outside

EXPLORE NEARBY SHOPPING, DINING AND ACTIVITIES

Our hotel is located directly across from the Stanford Shopping Center, home to high-end retail stores, exceptional restaurants, boutique fitness studios and more.

customers sitting at tables outside Menlo Tavern while listening to woman play guitar on stage

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC ON OUR PATIO

During the warmer months, Menlo Tavern serves our seasonal California fare and craft cocktails on the patio with live music from local artists.

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FEEL LIKE PART OF THE FAMILY

As the only family-owned and locally-operated hotel in the area, we make sure our guests feel at home.

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FIND TIME FOR WELLNESS

Our spacious fitness center is open 24 hours a day and features state-of-the-art equipment and a Peloton bike.

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HIT THE TRAILS

The Bay Area is an adventurer’s paradise, offering endless hiking and biking trails for all skill levels.

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BIKE THE NEIGHBORHOOD

We offer complimentary Priority brand bicycles for you to enjoy during your stay.

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CATCH A SHOW

A short walk from the hotel, The Guild Theatre is an intimate, art deco style venue that holds concerts from a wide range of artists.

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DINE POOLSIDE

Guests can relax and unwind poolside with our full menu of food and drinks available all summer long.

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STROLL UNIVERSITY AVENUE

Across from the Stanford campus is University Avenue, a bustling downtown area offering some of Palo Alto’s best restaurants, bars, boutiques, and retail stores.

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EXPLORE THE GARDENS

Stop and smell the roses at the Elizabeth Gamble Gardens in Palo Alto or Filoli Estate in nearby Woodside.

Our rooms

Well-appointed with classic decor and thoughtful amenities. Sink into our luxurious down feather bedding for a restorative night's sleep.
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Deluxe Room Our classic guest room
a hotel room with two beds
Courtyard Room Light filled and serene
a living room with a couch and a coffee table
Parlor Room Sophisticated with extra space
a living room with a couch and a coffee table
One Bedroom Suite Separate living space
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Stanford Suite Our most sought-after space

Meetings and Events

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Gather in Menlo Park. Bring your meeting or special event to the Stanford Park Hotel and experience luxury, sophistication, and warmth at a hidden gem wrapped in the charms of a famed university town.

Plan an intimate meeting in the Los Altos Room.

Host a catered conference in the Menlo Room.

Arrange a social soiree in the Stanford Room.

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Meet our Managing Director, Avi Haksar

Avi is an exceptional leader with a remarkable background in luxury hospitality, having worked at notable hotels and resorts around the world. He brings his innate passion, approachable nature and wealth of experience to his role as the leader of The Stanford Park Hotel and Menlo Tavern.

“Whether your last visit to the Stanford Park was recent or long ago, I hope you will give us the pleasure of welcoming you back to our sanctuary soon. Fresh renovations, seasonal menus at Menlo Tavern, and thoughtful, personalized service await.”

What our guests are saying

  • "Home Away From Home!
    Fantastic experience!! Great location. Luxury room. All top-notch. Highly recommended for business or leisure. "
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  • “ Best Hotel Experience Ever!
    We highly recommend this hotel and we plan to stay again in the near future! ”
    Trip Advisor
  • “ Wonderful Hotel
    The staff was wonderful and all the little touches are appreciated. ”
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  • " Cared For and Relaxing
    Everyone was exceptionally wonderful and helpful. All with smiles and very knowledgeable in their areas. "
    Trip Advisor
  • “ Excellent Experience
    The property is very beautiful and sets a happy stage for guest stays. ”
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