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Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, California

The Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, is a world-renowned healthcare facility located only one mile from Best Western Plus Riviera. This facility has a long tradition of pioneering research, creative teaching protocols, and putting in place effective clinical therapies. Here you will find Stanford Hospital & Clinics, the Stanford School of Medicine, and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Hotel near Stanford Medical Center

Whether visiting family at the Stanford Medical Center or here for a procedure, the Best Western Plus Riviera offers well-appointed rooms, personalized service, and warm, friendly atmosphere where you can relax and feel at home. Our convenient location puts you just one mile from the medical center and downtown Palo Alto.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

What differentiates Stanford Hospital & Clinics is its exceptional care in a myriad of areas, everything from cardiovascular medicine and surgery to cancer diagnosis and treatment to organ transplantation and complex surgery. Each year, there are almost 40,000 emergency room visits while more than 20,000 patients are admitted to this state-of-the-art, 600-bed facility. 

Stanford School of Medicine

Finding new ways to break ground in patient care as well as research and education, the Stanford School of Medicine is in a field by itself. This world-class institution brings together top faculty, staff scholars, and students who are tasked with putting their collective heads together to both treat and prevent disease by developing cutting-edge methods. 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Children and expectant mothers can expect to receive the finest healthcare on the planet at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. This very special place places a premium on providing world-class pediatric medical and surgical services. Treatments ranges from preventive to the diagnosis and treatment of a multitude of minor and major illnesses and injuries.


  • Where is Stanford Medical Center?

    In addition to the main campus in Palo Alto, Stanford Health Care has over 60 locations throughout the Bay Area, giving patients easy access to primary care doctors and specialists from Stanford Medicine. The main campus is less than two miles from Best Western Plus Riviera.

  • Are there restaurants near Stanford Medical Center?

    While visiting a friend or family member at Stanford Medical Center you will find many places nearby to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From casual dining at Olives or Panda Express to a quick bite at California Pizza Kitchen at the Stanford Mall, you’ll find a wide variety of dining choices.


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