Those visiting Stanford University or Palo Alto can choose The Westin Palo Alto for their stay. The hotel is within walking distance of the area's best attractions including nightlife, restaurants, and shopping. Surrounded by Mediterranean-style courtyards, the hotel fits into the San Francisco landscape. The outdoor heated pool allows for swimming just about any time of the year and the patented WestinWORKOUT gym allows you to get in a workout even when you are away from home. The 184 guest rooms feature elegant decor, the patented Westin Heavenly Beds and bath products, and in-room complimentary Starbucks coffee. Guests can choose from three different dining options at the hotel. The Luna Lounge offers California Cuisine in a laid back, casual environment. The Poolside Grill allows diners to relax poolside and dine from early in the morning until 10:30 at night. The Restaurant Soleil offers California cuisine in an upscale dining environment. The hotel offers meeting and banquet space, as well as professional event coordinators who will help you plan a wedding or business event. For convenient accommodation when traveling to Palo Alto, just a short drive from downtown San Francisco, consider staying at The Westin Palo Alto.