Sheraton Palo Alto 625 El Camino Real • Palo Alto • CA 94301

Sheraton Palo Alto

625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review

Picture a clear, rocky stream running beneath footbridges, past lush ferns and flower gardens. Sounds more like a combination of the mountains and a tropical island than Palo Alto, but that's exactly where it is. At the Sheraton Palo Alto, each of the event spaces has its own unique look, from the Spanish-tiled, glass-enclosed courtyard to the glamorous, modern ballroom. The hotel is located on a commercial boulevard within walking distance of downtown Palo Alto, but because it's set back off the road and imaginatively landscaped, the Sheraton maintains an air of exclusivity.

A stroll through the mostly glass lobby, suffused with light from windows and skylights, takes you to the large swimming pool area. It's the perfect spot for a splashy cocktail hour: A brick-paved patio is bordered by trees and gardenias, and at night the pool is illuminated by underwater lights and the trees glow with twinkle lights.

The Reception Room is in its own wing, and features two large crystal chandeliers, a dance floor and vaulted ceiling. Foldout glass doors open onto an adjoining lawn, which is equally suited for ceremonies or stargazing. A semicircular wall encloses the lawn, so only your group can access it.

Justine's Ballroom is actually two spacious banquet rooms separated by a beautiful glass-enclosed interior courtyard designed with Spanish tile, white stucco archways, arched mirrors and a glass ceiling. The setting makes a picturesque backdrop for your ceremony, photographs and even the cake cutting. Use the banquet room that opens onto a streamside patio for cocktails, then spread out into both dining rooms for dinner. Another appealing venue is the Cypress Ballroom, an imperial room highlighted by custom carpeting, contemporary chandeliers and softly lit shadowboxes.

With its variety of event spaces, the Sheraton Palo Alto gives you plenty of options, and their creative and experienced staff guarantee to work wonders on your special day.


Mention Here Comes The Guide when you book your wedding reception with the Sheraton Palo Alto, and you’ll receive:
• A complimentary “Bridal Ready Room” for the bride and her attendants, AND
Two complimentary sleeping rooms for the guests of your choice (Bride & Groom accommodations already included with the Sheraton Palo Alto’s wedding packages!)
Contact the venue for details.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $47–107/person
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 22%
Additional Info
  • The wedding couple receive a complimentary room with champagne. Group rates can be arranged for overnight wedding guests.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 120
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 200
Reception Seated 350 110
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The hotel can accommodate 150–300 seated or 200–350 standing guests indoors, and up to 120 seated or 150 standing outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The site holds 150–350 seated or up to 500 standing guests indoors and 110 seated or 200 standing outdoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: Small meeting rooms and parlors are available in addition to 3 larger spaces that seat 30–300 guests.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations Details

Essential Info






BYO with corkage fee

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Garden
  • Hotel
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Pool Area

Services & Amenities

Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:

Catering: in-house; some ethnic caterers permitted
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: portable indoors or Piazza Courtyard
Dressing Areas: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: full range CBA
Parking: large lot, valet available
Accommodations: 350 guest rooms and suites
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: n/a
Cleanup: provided
View: flower gardens, fountain, koi ponds
Other: event coordination


But take note of the following limitations!

Alcohol: in-house, or corkage $18/750ml bottle
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
Other: no birdseed or rice; no fog machines


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