Plan Your Visit


Book your hotel accommodation as early as possible for best availability and rates.

Schwab Residential Center
680 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 725-6880

Rates: $225/night (single occupancy)

Check room availability 8 weeks prior to start of workshop.  To make a reservation, click here and in the "Reason for Stay" field,  put "SITE".

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 328-2800

Rates: $389/night is subject to availability for Stanford guests traveling on Stanford business and can only be requested by contacting the hotel directly or by emailing  Book online for regular room rates.

Stanford Guest House
2575 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 926-2800

Rates: $167/night (standard); $207/night (deluxe). Use group code:

The Stanford Guest House provides hotel shuttle service to/from Stanford campus and operates hourly weekdays (6 am-11 pm) and weekends (7 am-10 pm). To reserve a seat on the shuttle, contact the front desk in advance. Also, the Marguerite SLAC shuttle (free) runs to/from Stanford campus weekdays (except on University holidays) and stops at the Guest House every 30 minutes from 6:30 am-9:05 pm. 

Cardinal Hotel
235 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 323-5101

Rates: Book your hotel stay based on the session number below with corresponding group code. For additional availability, contact the hotel directly.

Airport Information

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
San Francisco, CA 94128

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
1701 Airport Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110

Ground Transportation

From San Francisco International Airport
SFO is 22 miles from Stanford and approximately 25 minutes away by car depending on traffic.

Taxi    Estimated $100 - $160 one-way
Uber   Estimated $40 - $46 one-way
Lyft     Estimated $40 - $46 one-way

From San Jose Mineta Airport
SJC is 17 miles from Stanford and approximately 25 minutes away by car depending on traffic.

Public Transportation

Caltrain – The nearest Caltrain stop is Palo Alto, from there you can take Line P to the Campus Oval stop or Line Y to the Galvez Street/Jane Stanford Way stop.

Marguerite Shuttle – Stanford Marguerite is a free public shuttle service. The shuttle connects the Stanford campus and nearby Palo Alto.  Take Line Y to the Galvez Street and Jane Stanford Way stop.  View Marguerite schedule.


    Parking near the Landau Economics building:

    • Disabled parking is located along Galvez Street
    • Metered parking is available on Memorial Way at Galvez Street
    • Galvez Lot, located across from the Stadium lot 
    • Track House Visitor lot at the corner of Galvez Street and Campus Drive
    • Knight Management Parking structure on Campus Drive East (this is an underground option)

    For complete campus parking details and event parking options, please visit Parking & Transportation


    Weather and Conference Attire

    Stanford has an average daily high temperature above 72°F and the average low is 57°F during summer. Bringing a light jacket or sweater is recommended for the evenings.

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