Best Rooms: The hotel doesn't offer any real views, but most guests prefer interior-facing rooms, which overlook the courtyard and pool area.
5 star hotel
Area: East Palo Alto, East Palo Alto
3.95 mi from Google Headquarters
Best Rooms: Rooms facing south have a view of office buildings, the courtyard and the mountains in the distance. For the best views, request to stay above floor 7. Rooms facing north have a view of the freeway from lower floors, but if you stay on floor 8 or above, you'll be able to see the bay in the distance. This side of the hotel also lets in more light.
3 star hotel
4.64 mi from Google Headquarters
Best Rooms: The hotel doesn't offer any special views, because it's right off the freeway in a business district; however, most guests prefer the interior-facing rooms, because they have a view of the pool and a few fountains.
Best Rooms: The hotel doesn't offer any special views because it's surrounded by the freeway on one side and office buildings on the other. Interior-facing rooms have pool views.