The aparthotel takes guests through gardens brimming with waterfalls and ponds teeming with giant multi-coloured koi, while footbridges and Oriental gazebos invite guests to spend some time here. The sophisticated ballroom with Brazilian cherry wood floors, chandeliers suspended from a cathedral ceiling, and banks of French doors open to a spacious outdoor terrace. Renovated in 2009, the air-conditioned establishment offers 129 room in total and welcomes guests into a lobby with 24-hour check-out service, hotel safe and lift access. Further facilities on offers include a café, bar, restaurant, conference facilities, WLAN Internet access, room and laundry services, a car park and a garage.
Just minutes from Stanford University, Silicon Valley Fortune 100 companies as well as downtown Palo Alto, this charming business hotel is also easily accessible from San Francisco and San Jose. Many varied Bay Area sightseeing attractions are just a short drive from the themed design hotel. Shopping, nightlife and restaurants are within 8 km in downtown Palo Alto, Stanford Shopping Center and Castro Street in Mountain View. CalTrain railway station is around a 20-minute walk from the family-friendly eco hotel and Arastradero bus stop is just 5 minutes away. Guests can find the nearest coastline and beaches at Half Moon bay, just a half-hour drive from the residence, which is also just a short drive from either San Jose International Airport or San Francisco International Airport.
The guestrooms are uniquely decorated. The themed and signature suites are inspired by decors from around the world - from Bali to Africa to Provincial France to the American Southwest. Guest can escape from it all while staying connected with high-tech amenities chosen for today's tech-savvy travellers. Each room features an en suite bathroom with shower, bath and hairdryer as well as a double or king-size bed, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, a radio, Internet access, safe and minibar/fridge. Tea and coffee making facilities, individually regulated air conditioning and heating and a private balcony or terrace feature in all rooms as standard.
The hotel has a heated outdoor swimming pool with poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. Guests may also work out in the gym, relax in the steam room, or choose from a range of spa and massage treatments. Nearby guests can play golf, or go hiking, deep-sea fishing, boating, kayaking and much more. Destino's full-service spa is merely 2 blocks from the hotel for those seeking to be pampered. Guests will also find Shoreline Golf Course 15 minutes by car from the hotel. There are nearby sand, pebbly and rocky beaches.
A pioneer in fusion cuisine, the world-renowned Trader Vic's cuisine blends flavours of Polynesia, Europe and Asia with its exotic dishes and trademark drinks. Delicacies include fusion cuisine prepared in a wood-fired oven. At the Mai Tai Lounge guests can sample tropical-inspired light fare and the original mai tai, invented by Trader Vic's founder Vic Bergeron more than 60 years ago. The restaurant serves dinner nightly and is also available for private luncheons. Continental breakfast is served each morning.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From San Francisco: Take Highway 101 south. Exit for San Antonio Road towards Palo Alto. Turn right (north) on El Camino Real and continue until reaching the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
King size bed