Events

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Ballroom - Theatre-Style

Meeting and Events

Refreshing event menus just right for you!

All of our venue spaces offer complimentary high-speed Internet and modern audiovisual facilities.
Each meeting room also features outdoor patio access, allowing you to enjoy the Palo Alto weather.
Consider reserving our outdoor courtyard space for a memorable corporate gathering or retreat.
Work with our event planners to create delicious, customized menus to complement your meeting.
Stay at our hotel during your meeting, and take advantage of our spacious rooms and great amenities.

Weddings and Occasions

We proudly offer 800 sq. ft. of flexible event space and wedding venues in Los Altos, CA.

Our largest event space in Los Altos, the Ballroom, can accommodate up to 50 people for a reception. Learn More
Flexible outdoor space is also avaialble as wedding reception venues. Learn More
Our event space is also ideal for family reunions, birthday parties and Bar or Bat Mitzvahs. Learn More
Planning your wedding in Palo Alto? Book accommodations for your out-of-town guests with us. Learn More
We provide an easily accessible hotel location near several of the area's most popular event sites.
Private dining room
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MANAGE YOUR EVENT WITH EASE

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Please note: all room sizes are approximate.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Ballroom 40x20x8 800 72 54 32 36 50 64
Los Altos 20x20x8 400 36 27 16 14 20 32
Palo Alto 20x20x8 400 36 27 16 14 20 32
Stanford 14x14x8 196 8 6 12 - - 8
Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
40x20x8
Area (sq.ft)
800
Theater
72
Schoolroom
54
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
50
Banquet
64
Los Altos
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x20x8
Area (sq.ft)
400
Theater
36
Schoolroom
27
Conference
16
U-Shape
14
Reception
20
Banquet
32
Palo Alto
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x20x8
Area (sq.ft)
400
Theater
36
Schoolroom
27
Conference
16
U-Shape
14
Reception
20
Banquet
32
Stanford
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x14x8
Area (sq.ft)
196
Theater
8
Schoolroom
6
Conference
12
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
8
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Ballroom 12.2x6.1x2.4 74.3 72 54 32 36 50 64
Los Altos 6.1x6.1x2.4 37.2 36 27 16 14 20 32
Palo Alto 6.1x6.1x2.4 37.2 36 27 16 14 20 32
Stanford 4.3x4.3x2.4 18.2 8 6 12 - - 8
Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.2x6.1x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
74.3
Theater
72
Schoolroom
54
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
50
Banquet
64
Los Altos
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x6.1x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
37.2
Theater
36
Schoolroom
27
Conference
16
U-Shape
14
Reception
20
Banquet
32
Palo Alto
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x6.1x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
37.2
Theater
36
Schoolroom
27
Conference
16
U-Shape
14
Reception
20
Banquet
32
Stanford
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x4.3x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
18.2
Theater
8
Schoolroom
6
Conference
12
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
8
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Message Service
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Blackboards
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$19.95 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$19.95 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$29.95 / Person
  • Dinner:$79.95 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$29.95 / Person
  • Lunch:$49.95 / Person
  • Reception:$59.95 / Person
  • F+B stations include protective sneeze guards
  • Offers single serve F+B options