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Stanford University

One of the world's most respected institutions of higher learning, Stanford University sits on an impressive 8,000-acre campus in Palo Alto, California. Known for its top-tier teaching and research, Stanford is also home to a phenomenal medical center, which includes a superior children's hospital.

The school also features talented athletic teams in a wide array of men's and women's sports. Tours of the Stanford campus are available along with exceptional museums that are open to the public.

Stanford University
450 Serra Mall, Stanford, California, 94305
Distance from Hotel: 5.2 Miles from Hotel


  • Tours
  • Museums
  • Lectures
  • Sporting events
  • Concerts

Before you go

Stanford Cardinal Events

Catch many exciting Stanford Cardinal sporting events throughout the year, including football, basketball and baseball.

Stanford Live

Stanford is renowned for presenting exceptional performing arts programs, such as Stanford Live, which features top-name artists like the Kronos Quartet and Glenn Kotche.


How far away is Stanford University from the hotel?

Stanford University is approximately 2 miles from the Creekside Inn.

What are the directions to Stanford University?

Head southeast on El Camino Real toward Matadero Avenue. Make a U-turn at Matadero Avenue. Turn left onto Quarry Road then turn right onto Welch Road. Make the next left and the university will be on the right. There is also a complimentary car service provided by the Creekside Inn that will take you to campus if scheduled.