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Located near Stanford University and close to Palo Alto, theres 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, theres 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 full breakfast spread. Leave the most important meal of the day to us. The daily buffet includes stacks of hot waffles, breads, hot breakfast meat, hot eggs, other hot items, 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. Its 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 its 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. Theres 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. Were committed to making your vacation flawless. Reserve your upcoming stay at Best Western Plus Riviera and rest assured youll be taken care of! Enjoy your stay. Hotel pool is temporarily closed for renovations. Please call the hotel for additional information.

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15 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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15 El Camino Real
Menlo Park
United States

What's nearby?


  • 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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 130 traveller reviews
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Hospital Stay

14/02/2017 405desireef, Castro Valley, United States

Good safe environment. Would definitely stay here again. Continental breakfast was above expectations. Room was clean and comfortable. Easy to find and close to Stanford and downtown. Staff was v... more

Owner Response
BW_Mgr15, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera, responded to this review
Dear 405desireef, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I am glad to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and that you found our breakfast to exceed your expectations! We hope you will choose to stay with us again soon so that we may have the opportunity to earn a five star review! Warm Regards, David Caron General Manager 650-321-8772

Limited Parking

21/12/2016 t y, Camarillo, California

Room was nice and clean and the bed was comfortable. Rooms are elevated with parking underneath rooms. Hallways are kinda loud when people walk past. Small driveway leading to limited spots and 7 foot... more

Owner Response
BW_Mgr15, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera, responded to this review
Dear t y, Thank you for the lovely review and I'm glad that the room and amenities were to your liking. I do apologize for the noise in the hallways and please let our staff know in the future if there is any disturbance or excessive noise within the property. I hope you consider staying with us again in your next visit to the area!

Comfortable and convenient stay

15/12/2016 557sujathak, Palo Alto, California

Very good service . Located close to Stanford hospital and the mall made it very convenient for us. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. It was good place for the price. I would recommend this place ... more

Owner Response
BW_Mgr15, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera, responded to this review
Dear 555sujathak, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Everyday, we strive to create a memorable experience to all our guests with our heart warming guest service and I'm glad we did not fall short of your expectations. We are lucky to be in an area with a great location and within close proximity to Stanford. Thank you again for letting us know about your stay with us and we hope to see you again!

NOT if you want to sleep.

22/11/2016 Brent H,

Nice staff, average facilities, but the problem is it is right on El Camino Real which is a 4 four lane highway so there is a lot of traffic noise all night long. I can live/sleep with traffic noise ... more

Owner Response
BW_Mgr15, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera, responded to this review
Brent H, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am so sorry that you did not get a good night’s rest because of the noise from El Camino. We try to do our best in trying to make each stay as comfortable as possible and it looks like we fell short in this regard. We appreciate your feedback as this greatly helps us see what we can improve on to create a better experience for our guests. I would love the opportunity to remedy your recent stay and if you ever return to the area, please contact us directly at 650-321-8772. Yours, Jennifer Garivay, General Manager

Great experience during a stressful time

12/11/2016 Jennifer W, Melbourne, Australia

From the info I gathered, this is the cheapest hotel that is a reasonable walking distance from downtown Palo Alto. Seriously! (It's still absurdly expensive due to the location.) I thought a Best Wes... more

Owner Response
BW_Mgr15, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Riviera, responded to this review
Jennifer W, I am so happy you enjoyed your recent stay and were able to find comfort at the Riviera while searching for your new home! Congratulations on the move and should you ever need a hotel to host family or friends in the future, please keep us in mind! Yours, Jennifer Garivay, General Manager