Directions & Transportation

Transportation
Shuttles, taxis and rental cars are available from all airports to our hotel in downtown Palo Alto.                

We are happy to assist with arrangements for a private sedan service for all occasions. To guarantee transportation please make arrangements directly through your Garden Court Hotel contact or our Front Office at (650) 322-9000 / (808) 824-9028, or email reservations@gardencourt.com.

From San Francisco International Airport

  • Take Highway 101 South
  • Exit University Avenue West
  • Left onto Cowper Street
  • Hotel is on immediate right side
  • Valet parking available at $28 nightly

From Highway 280 driving North/South

  • Exit Sand Hill Road East
  • Right onto Arboretum Road (through Stanford Shopping Center)
  • Left onto Palm Drive (Palm becomes University Avenue)
  • Right onto Cowper Street
  • Hotel is on immediate right side
  • Valet parking available at $28 nightly

Oakland International Airport - Highway 880 driving South

  • Take Highway 880 South approximately 20 minutes
  • Exit onto CA-84 West (toward Dumbarton Bridge)
  • Cross the Dumbarton Bridge
  • A $5 one-way toll is required, non-carpool
  • 3 or more passengers: toll-free 6:00am-3:00pm
  • Left onto University Avenue (first light off the bridge)
  • Cross Highway 101 overpass into West Palo Alto
  • Left onto Cowper Street
  • Hotel is on immediate right side
  • Valet parking available at $28 nightly

Parking

  • Valet parking is available for hotel guests attending banquet events for $20
  • A valet parking fee of $28 applies to overnight guests and includes all in-and-out privileges
  • Public Parking - Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm
  • Important: The City of Palo Alto seriously monitors parking regulations including our loading and 10-minute drop off zones in front of the hotel. Valets are happy to assist with parking
  • Cowper/Webster Garage (located across the street from the hotel) offers a day rate pass which can be purchased at the garage with a credit card
  • Parking Lot (adjoining the hotel to the south) offers limited complimentary parking for 2-3 hours depending on the parking area
  • Public Parking – Weekdays after 5pm, Saturday and Sunday
  • Public parking is complimentary unlimited parking on weekends and evenings. On weekdays these sites offer a limited number of 2 and 3 hour parking spaces
  • Public Parking – Saturday and Sunday