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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Book online for regular room rates.
Stanford Guest House
2575 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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.
235 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Rates: Book your hotel stay based on the session number below with corresponding group code. For additional availability, contact the hotel directly.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
San Francisco, CA 94128
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
1701 Airport Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110
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.
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.
Disabled parking is located along Galvez Street, and additional parking is located along Memorial Way and in a small parking lot to the north of the Landau Economics building (579 Jane Stanford Way), near the Gunn (SIEPR) Building (366 Galvez).
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.
- Stanford University Visitor Information
- Stanford University Campus Map
- Trip Advisor: Things To Do in Palo Alto
- Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
- Graduate School of Business (GSB)
- Stanford Library
- National Science Foundation