Palo Alto, California Hotel Near Stanford University & Attractions
Stanford University -Stanford University, located minutes from Crowne Plaza Palo Alto, is a premier, world-class university. The private university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as professional degrees in medicine, business and law. Stanford University also offers a variety of public programs and professional development opportunities for the community at large. Please click here for the main website for Stanford University and view complete maps and directions. Enjoy events through the University such as the Jazz Orchestra, view works of art at Peterson Gallery, check out the film festival. There are so many events to choose from, click here to view what's going on now!
Stanford University Area Communities -Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is located near these communities
- Silicon Valley
- Menlo Park
- Mountain View
- Los Altos
Businesses in the Palo Alto Area -We offer complimentary Shuttle within a 5 mile radius from 7am to 9 pm daily, except weekends with varying schedules. Large companies located within 10 miles include
- Sun Microsystems
Attractions & Things to Do
- Downtown Los Altos, www.downtownlosaltos.org - 1 miles
- Stanford University, http://www.stanford.edu/ - 1.5 miles
- Stanford Shopping Center, http://www.simon.com/mall/landing/841/ -
- Stanford Hospital, http://stanfordhospital.org/ - 1.5 miles
- Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, http://www.lpch.org/ - 1.5 miles
- Downtown Palo Alto, www.paloaltodowntown.com/ - 2 miles
- Downtown Mountain View, www.mountainviewdowntown.com/ - 2 miles
- VA Palo Alto Health Care System, http://www.paloalto.va.gov/ - 2 miles
- Shoreline Amphitheatre, http://amphitheatre-ca.com/?gclid=CPbtrNmDxakCFYTt7Qod6AVeWw -
- Computer History Museum, www.computerhistory.org/ - 4 miles
- NASA Ames Research Center, www.arc.nasa.gov/ - 5 miles
- Twin Creeks Sports Complex, www.twin-creeks.com/home.htm - 8 miles
- California's Great America Theme Park, www.cagreatamerica.com - 10 miles
- Santa Clara Convention Center, www.santaclara.org/conventioncenter/ -
- Thomas Fogarty Winery, www.fogartywinery.com/ - 13 miles
- HP Pavilion at San Jose, www.hppsj.com -
- Winchester Mystery House, www.winchestermysteryhouse.com/ - 13 miles
- Mineta San Jose International Airport www.flysanjose.com/ - 13 miles
- San Jose Convention Center, www.sanjose.org/plan-a-meeting-event/venues/convention-center - 16 miles
- San Francisco International Airport, www.flysfo.com/ - 22 miles
From San Francisco International Airport (SFO):
- Exit the airport and take 101 South for 23miles (37k).
- Exit San Antonio South/Los Altos. Follow San Antonio for 3 miles (5k).
- Turn right on El Camino Real.
- Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is three traffic lights down on the left hand side at 4290 El Camino Real.
From Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC):
Notice: The airport's surrounding area is under construction. Directions are subject to change.
- Exit the airport toward 101 North.
- Turn right on Airport Parkway.
- Turn right on Old Bayshore Highway.
- Turn Left on North 1st Street.
- Enter 101 North and proceed 11miles (17k).
- Exit San Antonio Road and turn left towards Los Altos.
- Follow San Antonio for 3 miles (5k).
- Turn right on El Camino Real.
- Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is located three traffic lights down on the left hand side at 4290 El Camino Real.
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