Just thirty-five miles south of San Francisco and fourteen miles north of San Jose is a luxury hotel right in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Rosewood Sand Hill is composed of a lush 16 acres of gardens and natural surroundings at the foot of Santa Cruz Mountains. Close to various destinations like Stanford University, Rosewood Sand Hill is a place where people can easily access entertainment, choice arts, and a host of experiences to look forward to.

Rosewood Sand Hill opened back in 2009, and it didn't take long for it to become a popular destination within Menlo Park for businessmen, travellers, and families alike. It's a great place for meetings within Silicon Valley, yet it still maintain a resort-like environment filled with natural lights, sweeping terraces, and flowering gardens. A vast art collection is also on display throughout the hotel, with each piece thoughtfully integrated into the architecture.

Meanwhile, its casual yet sophisticated vibe makes Rosewood Sand Hill a great place for individuals, couples, and families to retreat. The natural hues of walnut, cherry, and cedar inside and outside of the hotel as well as the beautiful architectural design makes for a soothing environment. Top it off with the hotel's many luxurious amenities and services, and guests will find themselves in a beautiful escape while still having the modern comforts of home.

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1.Rooms and Suites at Rosewood Sand Hill

Rooms and Suites at Rosewood Sand Hill  

Known as one of the finest hotels in Silicon Valley, Rosewood Sand Hill has 121 state-of-the-art guest rooms that offer fine interiors, luxurious features, and terraces or balconies with breathtaking views. The hotel has basic rooms, suites, villas, and extended stay accommodations.

The Deluxe Rooms offer 527 to 553 sq. ft. of Rosewood's basic but luxurious accommodations. Each room has a king or two queen beds and a bathroom with rain shower. The bathroom also has a separate marble tub. Finally, there's a private terrace for dining, relaxing, and enjoying the view of the flower gardens. On the top floor are the Premier Rooms, which are in the same area as the deluxe counterpart, but are located on the top floor. The ceilings are vaulted, and the room has more luxurious furnishings and features.

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As for the suites, the Rosewood Junior Suite is 791 sq. ft. in area, featuring a king bed and a bathroom with a marble bathtub and rain shower. The suite also has a private balcony or terrace looking out to breathtaking views of the gardens or the Santa Cruz Mountains. Even more spacious are the Luxury Suites at 1,054 sq. ft. The master bedroom has a king bed, and the bathrooms are just as luxurious. The luxury suite comes with a separate parlor with a fireplace and even a powder room.

Even more spacious accommodations are the 2,372 sq. ft. Two Bedroom Presidential Villa, an accommodation with a residential feel that is surrounded by nature on the outside and offer the most luxurious amenities on the inside. The floor-to-ceiling glass found in every room of the Villa offers great views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Meanwhile, the master bedroom comes with a king bed and its own bathroom with a sunken tub and rain showers. The other bedroom has two queen beds and its own full bathroom. The rest of the residential style villa has a grand room with a fireplace, a powder room, and a private terrace and lawn. Another interesting feature is that the villa can be connected to a deluxe room to make it a three-bedroom suite.

Finally, Rosewood Sand Hill offers preferred rates for those who book an Extended Stay through a long-term lease. These preferred rates apply to two-bedroom and three-bedroom villas.

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2.Dining at Rosewood Sand Hill

Dining at Rosewood Sand Hill  

Rosewood Sand Hill is home to a lot of excellent dining options, the first of which is Madera, its award-winning restaurant that proudly serves culinary traditions from the Bay Area. Its dining area is designed to be relaxing but luxurious, making it great for casual or romantic dinners. There are a few options for private dining rooms for those who want to host a small gathering. The restaurant also has a terrace for some instant alfresco dining. Meanwhile, the Pool Bar & Grill is a more casual alternative for alfresco dining. There are a lot of delicious choices for meals beside the pool, including international cuisine. Either way, guests have the option to take advantage of En-suite dining if they want to have their meals delivered to their accommodations to ensure privacy while dining.

There are also a lot of great restaurants within the area that guests can visit if they want to try something else. Most of the restaurants in Palo Alto are known for their relaxing ambiance and fine, internationally themed cuisine. They're known for their fantastic wine selections as well.

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3.Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness  

For some rest and recreation, guests have a lot to choose from during their stay in Rosewood Sand Hill. The Sense Spa is the hotel's award-winning Menlo Part Spa where guests can rejuvenate their mind and body through a series of massages and therapeutic treatments.

For those looking for a makeover, the Alex Chases Salon is the place to get a good haircut or get some artistic colors and makeup, whether it is for a special occasion or just for fun. The Fitness Centre, on the other hand, comes complete with everything a guest will need to get a good workout. There's also a Pool where people can swim while enjoying the scenery filled with olive trees in their natural surroundings.

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4.Weddings & Conferences

Weddings & Conferences  

Thanks to its versatile venue, Luxury Menlo Park weddings are a common thing in Rosewood Sand Hill. Whether the soon-to-be-married couple is looking for a hillside ceremony or a Hollywood style wedding, the hotel's wedding planners are able to tailor fit the venues to bring to reality anyone's dream wedding.

But aside from the exchanging of vows, Rosewood Sand Hill is also ready to host all manner of corporate events and meetings, big or small. It has 2,769 sq. ft. of function space to be able to accommodate a gathering of as much as 400 guests. And with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and high-speed internet access, the hotel's event planners have everything they need to make sure that every seminar, meeting, and event is a success. The possibilities for outdoor gatherings are relatively limitless with 16 acres of outdoor space.

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5.Services and Amenities

Services and Amenities  

Rosewood Sand Hill offers a wide range of services and amenities that guests can enjoy throughout the duration of their stay to maximize their experience. There are concierge services, 24-hour room service, housekeeping, overnight laundry and cleaning, shoe shining, and valet parking. Those who want to go around the area can also enjoy private car service to anywhere within a five-mile radius of the hotel.

The hotel also comes complete with a business center and high-speed internet access for those who need to get some work done. Meanwhile, those who want rest and recreation will find what they're looking for in the hotel's spa, pool, or fitness center. Additional recreation opportunities include hiking, cycling, and horseback riding within the hotel's premises and some wine tasting as well.

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6.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

Rosewood Sand Hill is incredibly easy to get to because it's just at the gateway to Silicon Valley. Many people know that the hotel is also a mile away from Stanford University within Menlo Park by Palo Alto. Its address is 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. The place is well established in Google Maps, and those who use GPS will have no trouble finding it. You can reach the hotel by car from the following locations:

- 30 minutes from San Francisco Airport; via Highway 101 South

- 24 minutes from San Jose Airport; via Airport Boulevard

- 45 minutes from Oakland International Airport; via Airport Drive

- 40 minutes from Downtown San Francisco; via Highway 280 South

- 23 minutes from Downtown San Jose; via Highway 280 north

Expect San Francisco weather around the hotel. The area is near the water, so the weather is remarkably mild all year round, thanks to the Pacific Ocean's moderate temperate swings.

2825 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, Phone: 650-561-1500

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Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, California