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Visiting Stanford


We are offering a discount rate for the 2016 Learning Summit through The Westin Palo Alto.
Please visit "Online Learning Summit 2016" to book a room.
For other lodging options in the area, please visit Stanford's "Where to Stay" page.
A map of the Westin Palo Alto in relation to Stanford is available here:

Stanford is easily accessible from throughout the San Francisco Bay area, including San Francisco, Berkeley, and San Jose.  

The 2016 Learning Summit is being held at:
Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305. View map here:

View a searchable campus map here:


Around Town:

Local Information:


CVS Pharmacy @ Town and County Village
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 322-2554
Trader Joe’s Grocery Store
Store no. (207)
855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301 650-327-7018
Palo Alto Medical Center Urgent Care
795 El Camino Real,
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone:  (650) 321-4121

Dining Recommendations:

MacArthur Park
27 University Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650.321.9990
529 Alma Street Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 327-1323
Reposado Restaurant
236 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA
Phone: (650) 833-3151
IIl Fornaio
520 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA ·
Phone: (650) 853-3888

View a map of local restaurants in the Stanford area here:

View a map of local bars & pubs in the Stanford area here:


Parking at Stanford

Stanford requires permits for its on-campus lots. Visitors may park in lots or spaces designated with a green "P" or an "E" sign. Parking in these spaces costs $1.50 per hour between 8:00am and 4:00pm., Monday through Friday.  Weekend and holiday parking are normally free.  View complete information on campus parking here:

Directions to Parking Structure 2/Via Ortega Garage from the Westin:

1. Head northwest on Middlefield Rd toward Embarcadero Rd (98ft)

2. Turn left onto Embarcadero Rd (.7 miles)

3. Keep left to stay on Embarcadero Rd (.3 miles)

4. Continue onto Galvez St (.2 miles)

5. Keep left to stay on Galvez St. (.4 miles)

6, Turn right onto Campus Drive (1.1 miles)

7. Turn left onto Panama St. Destination will be on the left. (.3 miles)

Parking Structure 2. 285 Panama St, Stanford CA 94305, USA

Download pdf: parkingmap.pdf

Shown below:

1: 2016 Learning Summit, Huang Engineering Center, 475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305

2: Parking Structure 2/Via Ortega Garage, Stanford University.

Public Transit

Whether you are staying in Palo Alto or traveling from elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can reach Stanford by way of convenient public transportation. Learn more about the options and local resources, including maps and train/bus schedules.


Stanford is roughly equidistant from the San Francisco and San Jose airports.