Best Western


15 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5232
Phone: 650-321-8772   |   Fax: 650/321-2137   |   37 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Located near Stanford University and close to Palo Alto, there’s no better location than this Menlo Park hotel.

Stanford University, Stanford Hospital, and a host of other top destinations are in the neighborhood of our Menlo Park hotel. Football games, shopping, and university events are all big draws for many guests. However, there’s no need to overpay for a top location and the best amenities.

Our Menlo Park hotel boasts well-appointed rooms, fantastic decor, and perks like a complimentary continental breakfast spread. Leave the most important meal of the day to us. The daily buffet includes stacks of hot waffles, sizzling eggs, yogurt, hot and cold cereals, sweet pastries and fresh fruits. Complete the meal with endless chilled juices and 100% Arabica coffee.

We also regularly host business travelers. This Menlo Park hotel is a favorite of employees from US Geological Survey, Stanford University, and Stanford Hospital. It’s easy to commute from our prime location. Business travelers also adore the touches of home and accessibility to other area hot spots.

Every guest is treated to the best service, quality and accommodations. We also keep our prices competitive to ensure an excellent getaway, whether it’s for business or pleasure. Friendly staff members are happy to help with recommendations and any guest needs.

Enjoy your next vacation or business trip stress-free at our Menlo Park hotel. There’s a reason so many people return: our unbeatable prices and location combined with world-class service. Ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch. We’re committed to making your vacation flawless.

Reserve your upcoming stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera and rest assured you’ll be taken care of! Hotel lobby and breakfast area is undergoing renovation until further notice.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Eggs and Other Hot Items, Choice of Breads, Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit, Coffee/Juice
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Steam room, sauna only
  • Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Elevator
  • Free parking, covered
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Exterior corridor
  • All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Multilingual staff English, Spanish, Indian, Korean, Tagalog, Japanese


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus riviera in Menlo Park.


Conveniently located, the best western plus riviera in Menlo Park, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.447005  /  Latitude: -122.172414


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: North/San Francisco. Take Highway 101 South. Take the Embarcadero Road West exit towards Stanford University. Turn right on El Camino Real. Make a U-turn at Cambridge Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera hotel is on the right side at 15 El Camino Real.

From: South/San Jose. Take Highway 101 North. Take the Embarcadero Road West exit towards Stanford University. Turn right on El Camino Real. Make a U-turn at Cambridge Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera hotel is on the right side at 15 El Camino Real.

From: East/Oakland. Take Interstate 880 South. Take the Highway 84 West toward Dumbarton Bridge. Turn left on Willow Road. Turn right on Middlefield Road. Turn Left on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn left on El Camino Real. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera hotel is on the right side at 15 El Camino Real.

From: Interstate 280. Take the Sand Hill Road East exit. Turn left on El Camino Real. Make a U-turn at Cambridge Ave. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera hotel is on the right side at 15 El Camino Real.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Stanford University

Set within the Silicon Valley, Standford University is one of the finest schools on the west coast. Neatly located between San Francisco and San Jose, Stanford has grown into a top research institution since it's 1891 establishment. Offering an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, Stanford welcomes nearly 1,700 new freshmen every year. Stanford excels on the sports field, too, with 34 varsity sports teams.

During the fall, plan a visit to Stanford Stadium where the Stanford Cardinal football teams plays all home games. Winter visitors can check out Maples Pavilion for the high energy Cardinal basketball games.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Stanford Stadium
  • 1.5 mile(s) from USGS and S.R.I.
  • 4 mile(s) from Shoreline Amphitheater
  • 4 mile(s) from Moffett Field and Moffett Field Museum
  • 5 mile(s) from NASA AMES
  • 12 mile(s) from Great America Theme Park
  • 15 mile(s) from San Jose Tech Museum, of Innovation and Imax Theater.
  • 35 mile(s) from Big Basin Redwoods National Forest
  • 35 mile(s) from Steinhart Aquarium
  • 40 mile(s) from NTA Cruz Beach and Boardwalk
  • 60 mile(s) from World-renowned Napa Valley wineries
  • 75 mile(s) from Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Stanford Mall

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 16 mile(s) from San Jose
  • 20 mile(s) from San Francisco
  • 30 mile(s) from Half Moon Bay
  • 45 mile(s) from Oakland
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Stanford Medical Center and Hospital
  • 1 mile(s) from El Camino Veterans Hospital
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Stanford University
  • 9 mile(s) from Santa Clara University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Menlo Park, California hotel.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Starbucks, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.29 mile(s) from P.F. Chang's China Bistro, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, The P.F. Chang's experience is a unique combination of Chinese cuisine, attentive service, wine, and tempting desserts all served in a stylish, high-energy bistro.
  • 0.49 mile(s) from Chili's Bar & Grill, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Miyake, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, frequented mainly by Stanford students and the local Palo Alto khaki-clad business crowd.
  • 0.6 mile(s) from Osteria, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, formally known as Osteria Cucina Toscana, its chefs specialize in classical Tuscan cuisine, including house-made pasta such as 'Pappardelle Osteria', spinach raviolini and linguine al pesto.
  • 0.69 mile(s) from Applewood Pizza, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, the pizzas come in five sizes, with plenty of room for the unusual ingredients, such as Hungarian sausage, prawns and smoked salmon -- not to mention prunes. Diners not in the mood for pizza can choose from a selection of salads, pasta and soups, or they can skip dinner and go straight for the Sweet Dreams dessert pizza.
  • 0.81 mile(s) from Kirk's Steakburgers, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, famous for its steakburgers, thick and juicy, they are the classic no-nonsense meal.
  • 0.86 mile(s) from Hobee's, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, breakfast lovers favor this family-style franchise for its hearty, all-day menu of pancakes, omelets and scrambles. More classic fare includes burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, pasta, and a list of hearty chicken and salmon entrees.
  • 2.06 mile(s) from Palo Alto Sol, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, started more than a decade ago when the owners imported the regional cooking style from their native Puebla, Mexico, where they grew up. Today they offer a pleasant atmosphere, friendly service and the opportunity to sample this regional cuisine, flavored by everything from anise and chocolate to cilantro, cream and chilies.


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Menlo Park. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March - December 2015
San Jose Flea Market

Up to 1,500 vendors sell their goods at San Jose's famous flea market. The market is open all day on Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends.

April 2015

April 12 - October 11, 2015
Marin County French Market

The Marin Civic Center near Corte Madera hosts this outdoor and French-themed market the 2nd Sunday of each month.

May 2015

May 31, 2015
Mill Valley Wine, Beer & Gourmet Festival

Explore delectable foods, hard-to-find wines, and fine craft beers at this Mill Valley event near Corte Madera.

May 2, 2015
11th Annual Vintage Vehicles and Family Fun Festival 2015

Take in a wide range of unique vintage cars on display at Palo Alto's Homer Museum. The event is near Mountain View.

May 10 – 17, 2015
2015 AMGEN Tour of California

The 10 edition of the AMGEN Tour of California features cyclists coursing from Sacramento to Mt. Baldy – passing through cities like Santa Barabara, Los Gatos, and Big Bear Lake. There will also be a women's race from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento from May 8th to the 10th.

June 2015

June 6 - 7, 2015
Bay Area Book Festival

This festival at UC Berkeley near Oakland combines authors, exhibitions, and book swaps. 

June 6 - 14, 2015
San Mateo County Fair

Enjoy traditional fair rides and attractions at this annual San Mateo event.

June 24 – August 26, 2015
2015 Jazz on the Plazz

Set at the Los Gatos Town Plaza, the annual Jazz on the Plazz celebration is held every Wednesday evening during the beautiful Los Gatos summer. Produced by Los Gatos Music & Arts, this weekly concert series features picnic spots and live jazz.

July 2015

July 3 - 5, 2015
Cherry Creek Arts Festival

The Fillmore Center Plaza in San Francisco hosts this world-class events, which combines visual, culinary, and performing arts.

July 4 - 5, 2015
Fillmore Jazz Festival

Experience San Francisco's Fillmore neighborhood at its best with this community jazz festival.

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