Best Western


15 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5232
Phone: 650-321-8772   |   Fax: 831/308-6689   |   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! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 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
  • Hot tub Onsite hot tub is currently OUT OF SERVICE for remodeling.
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Multilingual staff,( English, Spanish, Tagalog)


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

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:

July 2016

Every Friday Night
Friday Nights @ OMCA

An inviting event held weekly at the Oakland Museum of California featuring local food trucks, regional craft beer tastings, live music, and special weekly events. The fun begins at 5 p.m. every Friday.

July 25 – 31, 2016
San Francisco Marathon

Comprised of several different running events, the San Francisco Marathon is one of the biggest events of the year. Take part in the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra Marathon, or 5K – head for the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building.

August 2016

Reoccurring Monthy
Oakland First Friday Festival

Just as the name would suggest, on the first Friday of each month, the KONO district in Oakland transforms into a cultural hub, teeming with galleries, street performers, food, live music, and much more. The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

August 2016

August 5 – 7, 2016
Outside Lands

Visit Golden Gate Park this August for the annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. See premier musical acts, comedy headliners, and try exceptional food in San Francisco.

September 2016

September 25, 2016
Folsom Street Fair

Celebrating its 31st rendition, the Folsom Street Fair is one of the premier leather events in San Francisco. Join the anticipated 400,000 guests across 13 city blocks on September 25th, all in conjunction with San Francisco Leather Week.

October 2016

October 7 – 10, 2016
San Francisco Fleet Week

Don't miss this year's Fleet Week Celebration in San Francisco. Celebrate and honor those men and women who served in US Armed Forces. There's an air show, parade of ships, and a variety live entertainment options.

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