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Palo Alto Travel Tips | Hotel Creekside Inn

How far is Palo Alto from San Francisco?

Palo Alto, CA, is 37 driving miles from San Francisco traveling on the US-101 S. It takes about 45 minutes by car or ride share to get to the Creekside Inn from SF.

What are the best things do in downtown Palo Alto?

Discover the best things to do in downtown Palo Alto near the Creekside Inn:

  • Shopping and dining on University Avenue
  • Palo Alto Farmer's Market
  • Palo Alto Art Center
  • Stanford Theater
  • American Heritage Museum

What time is it in Palo Alto, CA?

Palo Alto, California, is on US Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Does the hotel have electric car charging stations?

Creekside Inn provides several complimentary charging stations for electric cars. We also offer complimentary car parking.

Is the hotel pet friendly?

Sorry, no pets are allowed at Creekside Inn (except for service dogs, of course). Bring your pet back a souvenir from nearby pet boutiques like Bow Wow Meow and The Pet Place in Menlo Park.

Does the hotel have handicap accessible rooms?

Creekside Inn offers ADA accessible guestrooms. ADA-compliant accessibility features at our hotel include visual fire alarms, hearing-impaired kits, and braille signage on elevator landings and stairwells. There are also accessible corridors, public restrooms, meeting rooms, and valet parking.

Is the swimming pool heated?

Creekside Inn’s outdoor swimming pool is heated. It’s a fantastic place to unwind after a day of sightseeing or business meetings. There’s plenty of greenery around the pool, along with sun loungers, tables, and chairs.

How far is the hotel from Stanford?

Creekside Inn is 3 miles from the main Stanford Hospital and 2.2 miles from Stanford Stadium. Stanford University is easily accessible and located just north on CA-82, a road often called “El Camino” by local residents.

When can I check in to the hotel?

Check-in time at Creekside Inn is 3:00 p.m. or later, and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. If you are planning to arrive earlier or depart later, please let us know in advance and we’ll do our very best to accommodate your request.

Does the hotel offer free breakfast?

Every morning in the lobby of Creekside Inn you’ll find complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh pastries delivered daily from a local Palo Alto bakery. You can also visit our restaurant Cibo, which opens for breakfast at 6:30 a.m. on weekdays at 8:00 a.m. on weekends. Book our American Breakfast Package to enjoy breakfast for two at Cibo each day.

What are some things to do in Palo Alto?

In Palo Alto, you can explore shops and restaurants at University Avenue and the Stanford Shopping Center. At Stanford University, you’ll find campus tours, college sports, and live performances. Go hiking at the Stanford Dish and visit the Cantor Arts Center & Rodin Sculpture Garden. Learn more on our Things to Do page.

Is the hotel within walking distance to downtown Palo Alto?

Downtown Palo Alto is about 2 miles away from Creekside Inn, which would be a 30-minute walk or a 5-minute drive.

What time is check-in and check-out at Creekside Inn?

Check-in time: 3:00PM // Check-out time: 11:00AM 

What types of rooms are available at Creekside Inn?

 Creekside Inn has 13 different room types. You can take a look at our beautiful rooms and what we offer by clicking the link: HERE

What is the cancellation policy at Creekside Inn?

Cancellation policy varies on the rate type that you book. Please contact the hotel for further information. 

Is parking available at Creekside Inn?

The hotel offers self-parking, which is one of the services included in the amenity fee. 

Do the rooms have WiFi access?

The hotel offers complimentary WiFi in the rooms and all the public areas of the hotel. 

What are the amenities at Creekside Inn?

The hotel offers Continental Breakfast (06:30am to 10:30am), Lobby Workstation with Computer and Printer, 24-Hour Fitness Center, Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool, EV+ Tesla Supercharger Stations. 

Do you accommodate special requests like late check-outs?

Late check-outs may be available based on availability. Please contact the hotel for further information. 

How far is Creekside Inn from Levi Stadium?

Creekside Inn is 11 miles away from Levi's Stadium. 
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