Conference Hotel and Motel
conference hotel for AC2004
attendees is the Sheraton
Palo Alto, 625 El Camino Real. AAA 3 diamond rated.
At the entrance to Stanford University, just south of University
Avenue/downtown Palo Alto and its boutiques, art galleries, restaurants,
and nightlife. Set amidst picturesque water and flower gardens and
koi ponds, the Sheraton is one of the most beautifully landscaped
hotels in Silicon Valley. Outdoor heated pool, Poolside Grill, fitness
center, 24-hour business center, wireless Internet access.
The Sheraton is 0.8 miles from Tressider Union, a beautiful fifteen
to twenty minute walk or three minute drive
(free parking at Stanford after 4pm M-F and weekends, $9/day parking
at the Sheraton).
Mention AC2004 for
the special $99 room rate (ask for "in house
registration"). If interested, remind the staff to provide
you a room near other conference attendees (more fun that way).
Phone: (650) 328-2800; Fax: (650) 327-7362
For driving directions to the hotel and conference, see our Directions
recommended motel for AC2004
attendees is the Super
8 Motel, 3200 El Camino Real. Pool, cable, refrigerator,
and continental breakfast are provided.
Mention AC2004 for
the special $58 single/$78 double
room rate. If interested, remind the staff to provide you a room
near other conference attendees (more fun that way).
Phone: (650) 493-9085; Fax: (650) 493-8405
The motel is a five minute drive from the conference
location, which has free parking (after 4pm M-F and weekends).
For driving directions, see our Directions
Air Travel and Shuttles to Stanford
For scheduling discount flights, we recommend Orbitz
San Jose International (SJC) and San Francisco
International (SFO) are almost equally close (22
and 25 miles by car, respectively) to Stanford,
the Sheraton Palo Alto and the Super 8
Motel. The hotel is located at 625 El Camino Real, adjacent
to Stanford on El Camino Real. The motel is at 3200 El Camino Real,
1.5 miles south of Stanford.
Popular shuttles from SJC are Airport Connection, (650) 401-8300,
and Silicon Valley Shuttle, (800) 400-2365.
Shuttles from SFO include Bayporter,
(877) 467-1800. You can also find several walkup van shuttle services
on SFO's second level, one floor above baggage claim. Fares are
typically $15, but there may be a wait before you leave. Be sure
to ask any walkup shuttle driver: 1) how long before we leave?,
and 2) how many stops before my hotel?
Alternative shuttle and transportation options may be found here.