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What you should know about Stanford

Stanford overview

Whatever your interests are, Stanford has something for you. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Stanford Maples Pavillion and Stanford Stadium while in Stanford. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Computer History Museum and Stanford Shopping Center.

Where to stay in Stanford

A welcoming city for all, Stanford has a variety of hotels to choose from. You can shop as many as 1178 deals for Stanford accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 27 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Stanford as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 189 USD per night
  • • 131 4-star hotels from 103 USD per night
  • • 261 3-star hotels from 100 USD per night
  • • 109 2-star hotels from 80 USD per night

How to get to Stanford

Fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), 13.5 mi (21.8 km) from central Stanford. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 18 mi (28.9 km) away.

What to see around Stanford

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Stanford Maples Pavillion
  • • Stanford Stadium
  • • Nazareth Ice Oasis
  • • The Foundry
  • • Belmont Iceland
Art and museums stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Allied Arts Guild
  • • ART-TECH Silicon Valley Institute of Art & Technology
It's well known for its swimming spots and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Cowell Ranch State Beach
  • • Pelican Point Beach
  • • Naples Beach
  • • San Gregorio Private Beach
  • • Pomponio State Beach
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Stanford University
  • • Palo Alto Research Center
  • • Menlo College
  • • Foothill College
  • • Cogswell Polytechnical College
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Hoover Tower
  • • Stanford Memorial Church
  • • Stanford Maples Pavillion
  • • Rodin Sculpture Garden
  • • Cantor Arts Center