Silicon Valley, California is the hotbed of global enterprise and entrepreneurship. Long ago a vast and verdant valley for agriculture, Silicon Valley today is a thriving metropolis of premier universities, international corporations, research institutions, incubators, and diverse communities including Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose and Mountain View, among others in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
Silicon Valley Hotel Rooms -
Often referred to as the birthplace of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto offers convenient access to major business campuses and offices. Crowne Plaza Palo Alto hotel offers business travelers executive-level services and amenities for a productive stay away from the office. We offer newly renovated hotel rooms and suites with spacious floor plans, modern amenities and complimentary Internet access. Guests also enjoy such services as complimentary shuttle transportation, meetings space, 24-hour business center and our 4290 Bistro & Bar. Make your hotel reservations online today!
Silicon Valley Business Community -
Silicon Valley buzzes with the spirit of innovation. The Silicon Valley business community comprises an impressive cadre of such global industry leaders as Oracle, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Inc., Intel, eBay, Applied Materials, Facebook, and countless other technology giants and venture capital firms. The history of Silicon Valley business can be traced to the early days of Stanford University and its fostering of student entrepreneurs such as William Hewlett and David Packard of Hewlett-Packard and Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Silicon Valley Universities -
Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area are home to world-renowned universities that attract the brightest minds in business and technology. Stanford University in Palo Alto, University of Santa Clara, San Jose State University, University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco, and University of San Francisco are among the leading universities in the country. In addition to superior academic programs, Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco are premier medical research institutions.
Things to Do -
There is plenty of fun to be had at the end of a fruitful business day. No matter what your interests, there are scores of things to do in Silicon Valley. Enjoy concerts at Shoreline Amphitheater and San Jose Sharks hockey games at SAP Center. San Jose offers a wonderful variety of museums and performing arts. Wineries, including Thomas Fogarty Winery, dot the Santa Cruz Mountains. Update your wardrobe at the many boutiques of downtown Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos. Silicon Valley also offers parks and open spaces for hiking, mountain biking and picnicking.