Four Seasons Hotel

Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto

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Palo Alto, Silicon Valley

2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, California
94303 U.S.A.

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Telephone: +1 (650) 566-1200

Fax number: +1 (650) 566-1221

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SILICON VALLEY AT EAST PALO ALTO

UNFORGETTABLE

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Minutes from the best of Palo Alto, an intimate, art-filled facility for your Silicon Valley conference or business event – with Four Seasons cuisine and flawless service to perfect every moment. From meetings in the stylish ballroom to cocktail receptions around the pool, enjoy a highly advanced, distraction-free setting with flawless Four Seasons attention to detail.

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    A VARIETY OF VENUES

    The Hotel's 7,050 square feet (655 square metres) of indoor conference facilities – from the elegant Ballroom to the Executive Boardroom – offer a unique and dynamic atmosphere for high-level events.

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    EVERY DETAIL, PERFECT

    Ensure memorable moments and successful meetings and events with our complete conference planning services with everything from the Hotel's experienced team to programs for accompanying spouses and family.

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    EXEMPLARY SERVICE

    Around the clock, our resourceful Concierge can assist with business, entertainment or travel arrangements. Computers, audiovisual equipment and a wide range of secretarial services are available.

CONFERENCE PLANNING

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Audiovisual services play an important role in the overall success of your event. Our partner, PSAV Presentation Services, maintains an office on property and offers the technical expertise and equipment necessary to flawlessly deliver a spectacular event. Their services include, but are not be limited to:

  • Experienced staff and professional technicians
  • 3D designs and on-site renderings
  • Event consultation and show supervision
  • LED, decorative and intelligent lighting
  • Superior sound systems
  • Video conferencing, webcasting and event archiving
  • Technical and creative set design
  • Computer data display
  • Projection specialists
  • Audio and video recording and duplicating

Quick Reference

Time zone
GMT - 8 hours
Pacific Standard Time
Language(s) spoken
English
Electrical system
Local 110 to 120 volts AC. Adapters are available by contacting the Concierge.

RECEIVING AND MAINTENANCE

The Hotel features a full-service shipping and receiving office. All packages should be sent to the attention of your sales/catering contact, and should include your name along with the conference name and date. Deliveries will be stored in a separate conference storage area. Limited space is available for the storage of large items. Please time shipping to the date of your arrival.

 

Post-conference shipping

After your meeting or conference, please coordinate with your sales/catering contact for return shipping of post-conference materials.

Receiving dock

The receiving department or your sales/catering contact will also be happy to assist with special arrangements regarding the delivery of oversized packages or environmentally sensitive equipment.

 

Maintenance

The engineering department is available 24 hours a day for general assistance with lighting, room temperature control and minor repairs.

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

Four Seasons conference and banqueting specialists will arrange music and entertainment to complement any part of a function or event. From classical to jazz, swing to hip hop, Four Seasons will be able to meet your needs.

GREEN INITIATIVES

Dedicated to preserving our natural resources and minimizing our impact on our surroundings, Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto offers a variety of green options. From green meeting packages to meals made with local ingredients, you may discuss green options with your conference planner.

FOR YOUR MEETING
  • Alternatives to plastic water bottles
  • Menus featuring produce, meat, poultry and fish from farms, ranches and fisheries guided by the principles of sustainability
  • Banquet buffet tables without linens
  • Eco-friendly flipcharts made from post-consumer materials
  • Writing pads made from 40% post-consumer materials or 100% recycled paper
WELCOME AMENITIES AND VIP GIFTS

Special arrangements can be made for clients to purchase welcome amenities for their VIP guests.

SPOUSE PROGRAMS

Four Seasons Silicon Valley offers a variety of activities that will interest the spouses of meeting participants. The Concierge can provide detailed information on specially tailored spouse programs such as:

  • Carmel-By-The-Sea and Monterey tour
  • Cooking classes with Four Seasons chefs
  • Customized all-day experience at the spa
  • Muir Woods and Alcatraz tour
  • Napa Valley wine tour
  • Personalized shopping experience on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto continuing onto the Stanford Shopping Center
  • Tour of Stanford University including the Cantor Museum featuring the largest collection of Rodin outside of Paris
  • Wine tour at one of 50 wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains
FAMILY PROGRAMS

The Concierge can advise on activities to create special memories for the visiting family. Possibilities range from a trip to Paramount’s Great America or the Children’s Discovery Museum to a cruise in San Francisco Bay.

AIR ACCESS

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

  • Travel Time: 25 minutes
  • Distance: 19 miles/30 kilometres

From Mineta San José International Airport (SJC)

  • Travel Time: 16 minutes
  • Distance: 15 miles/24 kilometres

From From Oakland International Airport (OAK)

  • Travel Time: 35 minutes
  • Distance: 28 miles/45 kilometers

Services provided by the Hotel

Our East Palo Alto hotel offers complimentary sedan service to Palo Alto's business core. The service, which covers all locations within 2.5 miles of the Hotel, is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and may be limited on weekends. Please contact the Concierge for availability. The Concierge can assist with arranging rental cars. Valet parking is also available for a fee.

MORE TO EXPLORE IN SILICON VALLEY AT EAST PALO ALTO

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    Part college town, part high-tech incubator and part tony shopping destination, Palo Alto boasts resources and amenities that belie its relatively small size.

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    Find out why the Napa Valley has some winery competition here in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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    We asked Peter Walters, front office manager at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto, to gather the savviest sightseeing suggestions he could find.

OFF-SITE ACTIVITIES

Within a 5-minute drive of the Hotel

Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo is a place where kids can think, create and play. Check out our engaging exhibits – Color and Light, in the main exhibit hall, is the newest. See our two new baby swell sharks and two leopard sharks, making their home in a new 500-gallon (1,892-litre) saltwater tank, and visit the Museum and Zoo's other fish from the Bay and open ocean.

Within a 10-minute drive of the Hotel

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts hosts a comprehensive performing arts programme to celebrate the arts.

Within a 15-minute drive of the Hotel

American Musical Theatre of San José

The American Musical Theatre of San José is committed to presenting, preserving, producing and promoting professional musical theatre of the highest calibre.

Within a 20-minute drive of the Hotel

Glenoaks Equestrian Center

Glenoaks provides individual equestrian training programs for all levels, from beginners to Grand Prix, and for all ages – children, juniors and adults. The Center is located a short drive from the Hotel. Please contact our Concierge for assistance with lessons and appointments.

Within a 25-minute drive of the Hotel

Monster Park

Home to the San Francisco 49ers football team.

ITINERARIES

Sample Itinerary
When you have a free day (or more) to explore, experience the best of each destination with our daily itineraries for groups. View a sample itinerary for our recommendations on where to go and what to see while you’re here.

Month °F
Highs/Lows
°C
Highs/Lows
January 58/39 14/4
February 62/43 17/6
March 64/46 18/8
April 69/46 21/8
May 73/51 23/11
June 77/55 25/13
July 79/57 26/14
August 79/57 26/14
September 78/55 26/13
October 73/50 23/10
November 64/44 18/7
December 58/39 14/4

WEATHER

Palo Alto enjoys warm temperatures and a moderate climate year round. The summer season is dry; rain falls mainly in the winter months.

This intimate, art-filled facility is ideal for your Silicon Valley conference or business event – with Four Seasons cuisine and flawless service to perfect every moment. From meetings in the stylish ballroom to cocktail receptions around the pool, enjoy a highly advanced, distraction-free setting with flawless Four Seasons attention to detail. Click to view room details and floor plans.

FIRST FLOOR

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Function Room
Size
(sq. ft.)
Size
(m²)

Banquet rounds
Guests seated at round tables.

Conference/Boardroom
Guests seated around a boardroom table.

Classroom
Guests seated in rows with desks for note-taking.

Theatre
Guests seated in rows with no desks.

U-shape
Guests seated around a U-shaped table.

Hollow square
Guests seated around a square or rectangular table with a hollow centre.

Reception
An open area suitable for stand-up receptions or breaks.

Ballroom (3,757 sq. ft.) 349 300 90 162 400 75 90 300

Ballroom

The Ballroom, with its high ceiling, column-free design and built-in audiovisual features, is a versatile venue for meetings and formal dinner functions. The room can also be divided into two private, soundproof sections: Ballroom A and Ballroom B.

Seating Occupancy

Classroom 162 Hollow square 90 U-shape 75 Theatre 400 Reception 300 Banquet rounds 300 Conference/Boardroom 90 Classroom with rear screen 162 Banquet with rear screen 200

Area

349 / (3,757 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

13.7 x 25.5 / (45 x 83.5 ft.)

Height

5 / (16.5 ft.)

Room Features

  • Breakout rooms available with this room
  • Pre-function space available with this room
  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

Subtle, classic colour scheme with carpet in a contemporary pattern.

Venue Functionality

Avenue for meetings and formal dinner functions. The room can also be divided into two private, soundproof sections.

High Tech

Built-in audiovisual features and soundproof sections.

Ballroom A (1,845 sq. ft.) 171 120 54 90 120 39 54 165

Ballroom A

Ballroom A, with its elegant modern design and state-of-the-art technology, is a highly functional space for presentations, large meetings and private formal dining.

Seating Occupancy

Classroom 90 Hollow square 54 U-shape 39 Theatre 120 Reception 165 Banquet rounds 120 Conference/Boardroom 54

Area

171 / (1,845 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

13.7 x 12.5 / (45 x 41 ft.)

Height

5 / (16.5 ft.)

Décor

Subtle, classic colour scheme with carpet in a contemporary pattern.

Venue Functionality

  • A venue for meetings and formal dinner functions.
  • This room is the Ballroom partitioned in half.

High Tech

  • Built-in audiovisual features.
Ballroom B (1,845 sq. ft.) 171 120 54 90 120 39 54 165

Ballroom B

Ballroom B, with its high ceiling, column-free design, and integrated audiovisual features, is a versatile venue for meetings, conferences and formal dinner functions.

Seating Occupancy

Classroom 90 Hollow square 54 U-shape 39 Theatre 120 Reception 165 Banquet rounds 120 Conference/Boardroom 54

Area

171 / (1,845 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

13.7 x 12.5 / (45 x 41 ft.)

Height

5 / (16.5 ft.)

Décor

Subtle, classic colour scheme with carpet in a contemporary pattern.

Venue Functionality

  • A venue for meetings and formal dinner functions.
  • This room is the Ballroom partitioned in half.

High Tech

  • Built-in audiovisual features.
Ballroom Pre-function Area (1,184 sq. ft.) 110 - - - - - - 120

Ballroom Pre-function Area

This area mirrors the Ballroom in décor. It is perfect for pre-dinner receptions.

Seating Occupancy

Reception 120

Area

110 / (1,184 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

4.9 x 22.5 / (16 x 74 ft.)

Height

4 / (13 ft.)

Décor

Subtle, classic colour scheme with carpet in a contemporary pattern.

Venue Functionality

This area is perfect for pre-dinner receptions.

High Tech

  • Built-in audiovisual features.
Ravenswood (729 sq. ft.) 68 50 22 36 60 24 30 66

Ravenswood

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, this room is suitable for presentations, meetings or private dining, or as a hospitality room. It also features a pre-function area.

Seating Occupancy

Classroom 36 Hollow square 30 U-shape 24 Theatre 60 Reception 66 Banquet rounds 50 Conference/Boardroom 22

Area

68 / (729 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

8.2 x 8.2 / (27 x 27 ft.)

Height

3.8 / (12.5 ft.)

Room Features

  • Breakout rooms available with this room
  • Pre-function space available with this room
  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

A soft, neutral colour scheme, accented with fine furniture and artwork.

Venue Functionality

This room is suitable for business meetings or private dining, or as a hospitality room.

High Tech

Equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual features.

Ravenswood Pre-function Area (270 sq. ft.) 25 - - - - - - 25

Ravenswood Pre-function Area

A reception area for the exclusive use of Ravenswood.

Seating Occupancy

Reception 25

Area

25 / (270 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

3 x 8.3 / (10 x 27 ft.)

Height

3.8 / (12.6 ft.)

Décor

A soft, neutral colour scheme.

Venue Functionality

This area is used for a reception.

High Tech

Equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual features.

Runnymede (702 sq. ft.) 65 50 22 30 56 27 30 66

Runnymede

Supported by state-of-the-art media equipment, Runnymede is suitable for private meetings or formal dining. It also has access to the Ballroom Pre-function Area for pre-event activities or breakouts.

Seating Occupancy

Classroom 30 Hollow square 30 U-shape 27 Theatre 56 Reception 66 Banquet rounds 50 Conference/Boardroom 22

Area

65 / (702 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

5.4 x 12 / (18 x 39 ft.)

Height

3.8 / (12.6 ft.)

Room Features

  • Breakout rooms available with this room
  • Pre-function space available with this room
  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

A soft, neutral colour scheme, accented with fine furniture and artwork.

Venue Functionality

Runnymede is suitable for private meetings or dining.

High Tech

State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment.

Boardroom (408 sq. ft.) 38 - 12 - - - - -

Boardroom

The Boardroom is set with a permanent boardroom table and luxe, comfortable executive chairs. State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment includes smart board technology and integrated screens.

Seating Occupancy

Conference/Boardroom 12

Area

38 / (408 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

3.7 x 10.4 / (12 x 34 ft.)

Height

3 / (10 ft.)

Room Features

  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

A soft, neutral colour scheme, accented with fine furniture and artwork.

Venue Functionality

The Boardroom is set with a permanent boardroom table and comfortable executive chairs.

High Tech

State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment includes smart board technology and built-in audiovisual screens.

Executive Conference Room (250 sq. ft.) 23 - - - - - - -

Executive Conference Room

This intimate conference room features exquisite modernist furnishings and is readily wired for executive meetings.

Seating Occupancy

Area

23 / (250 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

4 x 5 / (14 x 18 ft.)

Room Features

  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

Boardroom style, with natural wood accents.

Venue Functionality

This intimate conference room is for executive meetings.

High Tech

This room is readily wired.

Indicates function rooms with natural light or outdoor space.

OUTSIDE

Function Room
Size
(sq. ft.)
Size
(m²)

Banquet rounds
Guests seated at round tables.

Conference/Boardroom
Guests seated around a boardroom table.

Classroom
Guests seated in rows with desks for note-taking.

Theatre
Guests seated in rows with no desks.

U-shape
Guests seated around a U-shaped table.

Hollow square
Guests seated around a square or rectangular table with a hollow centre.

Reception
An open area suitable for stand-up receptions or breaks.

The Courtyard (5,000 sq. ft.) 464.5 300 - - 400 - - 400

The Courtyard

This semi-private Parisian-style park with flowing fountains and elaborate lamp posts provides a charming atmosphere for outdoor events and celebrations.

Seating Occupancy

Theatre 400 Reception 400 Banquet rounds 300

Area

464.5 / (5,000 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

22 x 27 / (75 x 89 ft.)

Room Features

  • In case of inclement weather Tent rental or indoor back-up space.
  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access
  • Fees apply for high-speed wireless Internet service.

Décor

Parisian-style courtyard.

Venue Functionality

Charming atmosphere for outdoor events and celebrations.

Venue Features

Flowing fountains and elaborate lamp posts.

Pool Terrace (1,000 sq. ft.) 93 80 - - - - - 125

Pool Terrace

A perfect setting for cocktails or brunch, the rooftop pool terrace features garden accents including bougainvillea and royal palm trees.

Seating Occupancy

Reception 125 Banquet rounds 80

Area

93 / (1,000 sq. ft.)

Dimensions

13 x 8.5 / (43 x 28 ft.)

Room Features

  • In case of inclement weather
  • An indoor back-up space will be provided.
  • Wired or wireless, high-speed e-mail and Internet access

Décor

Tropical pool oasis.

Venue Functionality

A perfect setting for cocktails or brunch.

Venue Features

Garden accents including bougainvillea and royal palm trees.

Indicates function rooms with natural light or outdoor space.

Every guestroom and suite at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto is a thoughtful expression of comfort and luxury, combining timeless elegance with a full array of state-of-the-art technology. The Hotel is conveniently located near San Francisco, San Jose and the wineries of Santa Cruz.

GUEST ROOMS

  Number Size Location View Beds Bathrooms
Premier Room 12 450 sq.ft. (42 m2) 5th to 10th floors San Francisco Bay or Santa Cruz Mountains One king bed One full marble bathroom
Deluxe-View Room 27 420 sq.ft. (39 m2) 6th to 10th floors San Francisco Bay, or Santa Cruz Mountains and courtyard One king bed One full marble bathroom
Deluxe Room 56 420 sq.ft. (39 m2) 3rd to 10th floors San Francisco Bay or the Santa Cruz Mountains One king bed One full marble bathroom
Superior Room 70 405 – 450 sq.ft. (38 – 42 m2) Throughout the Hotel San Francisco Bay Area One king bed or two double beds One full marble bathroom

SUITES

  Number Size Location View No. Bedrooms Beds Bathrooms
Presidential Suite 1 1,855 sq.ft. (172 m2) 10th floor San Francisco Bay 3 One king bed One full marble bathroom, plus guest powder room
Luxury Suite 2 1,360 sq.ft. (126 m2) 8th and 9th floors San Francisco Bay 2 One king bed One full marble bathroom, plus guest powder room
Silicon Valley Suite 8 700 sq.ft. (65 m2) 2nd to 9th floors City or Santa Cruz Mountains 2 One king bed One full marble bathroom, plus guest powder room
Four Seasons Executive Suite 16 635 sq.ft. (59 m2) 2nd to 10th floors City or Santa Cruz Mountains 1 One king bed One full marble bathroom

When you attend an event at Four Seasons, good food is a given. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and we deliver, with innovative catering options and impeccable service.

BANQUETS

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Best for small groups of 12

Art & Wine Pairings

Learn about art and wine in a relaxed, friendly setting. Our sommelier will engage your group in a conversation about wine while nationally recognized artist Ann Rea teaches how to look at a painting through an artist’s eyes. Each wine is paired with a different oil painting, for a total of four to six.

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Menus and Catering

Our culinary team is expertly trained to prepare traditional seven-course Chinese menus, as well as Indian, Japanese and many other cuisines. Whether your event requires light fare, a sophisticated cocktail buffet, or a full multiple course banquet, our team will work with you throughout the catering process, from planning to execution. Northern California is renowned for its sophisticated, ground-breaking culinary scene. Its fertile valleys produce celebrated wines and fresh produce that stocks the shelves of local markets around the region. Our talented and versatile catering team capitalises on these riches to offer exciting menus that feature products hand-selected from local, sustainable farms.

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ON-SITE RESTAURANT

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QUATTRO

Quattro's contemporary setting is enhanced by abundant California sunlight, while natural stone and wood elements evoke the environment of the peninsula. The room's atmosphere is one of conviviality and community, supported by the personalised hospitality of our service team. On the garden terrace, guests can dine amid the natural beauty of the surroundings, complemented by the relaxing sound of the water wall.

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Great Group Values

Host your meeting at an incredible rate and enjoy the ultimate Four Seasons experience – acclaimed individualized service, attention to detail and superior accommodation – for a meeting that is flawless, productive and unforgettable. Book by June 20, 2014.

Offer Period Description Special Starting Rates

Mar 21, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

  • Complimentary Continental breakfast on the first day of your program
  • One upgrade to a Four Seasons Executive Suite with every 35 paid guest rooms

starting from
USD185
a 40% savings

Talk to us today about this amazing offer, contact us at 1 (650) 566-1200 or request info

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