The Palo Alto Event Center 

The Palo Alto Lodge has a variety of spaces available for private parties, Lodge, and community events.  Our event spaces can accommodate groups from fifteen to three hundred.


Opened in 2011, the 40,000 square foot Palo Alto Lodge is just over one mile south of Stanford University campus making it conveniently located in the center of Silicon Valley.

This striking, modern facility is minutes away from some of the nation’s foremost technology companies, venture capital, and private equity firms, about 35 miles south of San Francisco and 15 miles north of San Jose.

The Grand Ballroom


A classic ballroom welcomes guests with 23-foot ceilings, an expansive dance floor, and a light interior designed to suit an array of occasions. Elegantly appointed to host special events from anniversaries to weddings to C-level executive meetings, the Grand Ballroom features the latest A/V capabilities to accommodate all types of video and slide presentations plus a state-of-the-art sound system. 



Square Footage: 4,010 square feet.

Capacity: 270 guests assembled or 250 guests seated.

Rates: Monday – Sunday $3,000


Palo Alto Room


Light and airy, this sun-drenched venue is ideal for hosting elegant parties, receptions, and business meetings.  Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the pool, patio, and palm trees.

This room can also accommodate dance lessons and group exercise classes.  It is possible to convert this room into two smaller rooms, with a divider.

Square footage: 3,500 square feet - 1/2 room size is 1,750.

Capacity: 150 total guests with a divider to allow the room to be split.

70 in Half Room 

Rates: Monday – Sunday      $2,000.00   

Card Room

The Card Room opens onto a sunny patio overlooking El Camino Real and Palo Alto Foothills.  This space can be configured in a variety of arrangements and features a 55” LCD television.


Square footage: 1,010 square feet.

Capacity: 50 guests assembled or 40 guests seated.

Rates: Monday – Sunday $100 per hour with four (4) hours minimum.

Conference Room


Classic boardroom overlooking the pool & patio and is adjacent to the sun-drenched Palo Alto Room. 

The boardroom features a drop-down projection screen.


Square footage: 450 square feet.

Capacity: 14 seated at 16-foot table, 14 guest chairs = 30 people, total.

Rates: Monday – Sunday $100 per hour with four (4) hours minimum.

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