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Oakland, CA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a WESTIN in Palo Alto, literally across the street from Stanford University, so it has to be nice enough for parents, campus visitors, important guest lecturers, and conference attendees. Beautiful entrance area, lovely pool and hot tub, and a fitness area with multiple treadmills, stationary bikes, and ergonomic steppers make up the first floor. No weights in the...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Westin in Palo Alto last night and overall it is a very average Westin. I was upgraded to a "corner suite" given my Platinum status and to me a "suite" isn't just one big room as their corner suits are... they are just a room without a separate bedroom. The bed was typical Heavenly Bed and...

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westinpaloaltoGM, General Manager at The Westin Palo Alto, responded to this review

Dear Kyle D, Thank you for being our guest and for sharing your feedback. I am pleased that you appreciated our staff, our Heavenly Beds, our bathrooms, SPG mobile check in, and the complimentary upgrade awarded based on your Platinum SPG status. I apologize that the majority of our suites do not have the separate bedroom that you are accustomed...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff who aim to make your experience even much more pleasant. Very clean and beautiful. Your requests are answered right away. Spent Christmas week here and enjoyed every minute! So glad I found the perfect hotel-will only stay here when I go back to Palo Alto. Wish more hotels could be more like this.

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Hayward, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel and the rooms are laid out well. The service was good. I had a small issue with the room but it was fixed and the management took care of my parking for the trouble, which I appreciated. The food is good quality but I found the menu quite small in terms of selections. Although there are a lot...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great place. Stayed over a weekend. Got a suite which was great. Location close to the Stanford university is lovely. Breakfast at the restaurant was pleasing. The service is good. The place is very clean and looks and feels upscale. A great experience overall

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 5 days over Christmas to visit family. Hotel is clean, new , and friendly . It was very quiet , the beds were comfortable and the staff was terrific. My son used the treadmill and was happy. There is complimentary coffee and tea in the morning. Stanford university is across the street . Our daughter went running there...

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Santa Rosa, CA
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Parking, front desk and room service staff generally OK, but certainly not at the highest levels. Food (including room service) generally of good but not excellent quality. Building construction pretty good, but again cannot match that of big city hotels such as San Francisco's Palace, W or St. Regis hotels. Beware of Caltrains trains passing nearby frequently. All this makes...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Westin, Palo Alto Very nicely located across the street from Stanford University, and walking distance to University Av in Palo Alto where restaurants and movie theatre and cafes and shopping abound, as well as walking distance to Stanford Shopping Center. The Palo Alto train station is also a short walk away at University station. The hotel is upscale decor, new,...

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Seattle
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We booked through the SPG site - same, if not better rates than the 3rd party sites but with the benefit of streamlined communications directly with the hotel. The hotel is really convenient to the Stanford campus and the Stanford Shopping Center, both within easy walking distance. (Runners Bonus: roll out of bed and in 5 minutes you're jogging through...

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Saint Helena, CA.
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Checkin was very good as was the valet.Cases were in our room in no time .We had a suite which was a corner with a nice balcony .The price was very good .We stayed at Four Seasons last week ,this suite was nicer and more comfortable . The bed and bedding is so cozy,we slept so well.Room service was very...

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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Experience California at The Westin Palo Alto hotel, adjacent to Stanford University, and within walking distance of some of the best restaurants, shops, and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin Palo Alto

Address: 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $265 - $1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Palo Alto 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
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Westin Palo Alto
Palo Alto Westin
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#7 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
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“Ask for quiet room facing courtyard on side of hotels away from trains.”
 of 5 bubbles Asksteve, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Commuter trains run frequently on the back side of the hotel but that's where our room was and they didn't disturb us.”
 of 5 bubbles MisterMikeSeattle, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You may want to ask for a room on a higher floor as to avoid noise/traffic from the pool and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles CupertinoCiaran, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quieter room away from elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles ConnieP, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ratter circuitous hallways to rooms. Beautiful outdoor shared patios.”
 of 5 bubbles brammdpa, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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