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  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

(650) 497-8000

About Us

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

See a detailed map and guide to our clinics in English (PDF)

Departments & Services

Map

Getting Here

General Directions

From Highway 101 South
Take the CA-84 E/Marsh Rd. exit toward Dumbarton Bridge. Turn right onto Marsh Rd. Turn left onto Middlefield Rd. Take the first right onto Watkins Ave. Turn left onto CA-82 S/El Camino Real. Turn right onto Quarry Rd. Turn right onto Welch Rd. 725 Welch Rd. will be on your left.

From Highway 101 North
Take the Embarcadero Rd. exit. Follow signs for Embarcadero Rd. W and merge onto Embarcadero Rd. Continue onto Galvez St. Slight right onto Arboretum Rd. Turn left onto Quarry Rd. Turn right onto Welch Rd. 725 Welch Rd. will be on your left.

From Highway 280 South
Take the Sand Hill Rd. exit toward Menlo Park. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Sand Hill Road E. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Sand Hill Rd. and merge onto Sand Hill Rd. Turn right onto Clark Way/Pasteur Dr. Continue to follow Pasteur Dr. Turn left onto Welch Rd. 725 Welch Rd. will be on your right.

From Highway 280 North
Take the Alpine Rd. exit toward Portola Valley. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Menlo Park/Atherton and merge onto Alpine Rd. Alpine Rd. turns slightly left and becomes Santa Cruz Ave. Turn right onto Sand Hill Rd. Turn right onto Clark Way/Pasteur Dr. Continue to follow Pasteur Dr. Turn left onto Welch Rd. 725 Welch Rd. will be on your right.

See a detailed map and guide to our clinics in English (PDF)

Parking

The highest priority of our parking services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is to ensure adequate, affordable parking for patients and families staying in the hospital or visiting our clinics.

Patients admitted to the hospital
Patients who are admitted to the hospital are provided with one validated parking pass at no cost during time of admission. The parking pass is valid for 1-day, 7-days or 30-days as needed. The validated 7-days and 30-days parking pass include in-and-out privileges per vehicle, and may be extended as necessary.

If families wish to park a second car in the hospital garage, a second parking pass is available for purchase at a cost of $3 a day for a minimum of seven days. Please visit the admitting office for more information.

Clinic or same-day procedure patients
The clinics will provide one validated exit pass at no cost to patients and families who come to the hospital for clinic appointments or same day procedures. This 1-day parking pass does not include in-and-out privileges. Please ask for parking validation when you check-in at your clinic location.
      
Visitors, vendors and others
Below are the rates for parking based on the length of your visit:

TIME RATE
First Hour Free
1-2 Hours $2.00
2-3 Hours $3.00
3-4 Hours $4.00
4-5 Hours $6.00
5-6 Hours $7.00
6-7 Hours $8.00
7-8 Hours $10.00
8-24 Hours $12.00
Lost Ticket $12.00

Payment
Please pay the parking rate or present the validated parking pass upon exit at the parking booth.

Complimentary valet parking
For your convenience, families are encouraged to use our valet parking services at no additional cost. Please note that garage rates may apply. To access this service, please proceed pass the parking booth and drive directly to the entrance to the hospital.

For More Information, Contact
Parking Services: (650) 736-8000
Admitting: (650) 497-8229
Clinic Registration: (800) 381-2155
Social Services: (650) 497-8303
Patient Experience: (650) 498-4847

Once Inside

The main hospital entrance, information desk, Heart Center and Bass Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases are located on the first floor of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

Inpatient units, as well as special areas such as recreation therapy and the chapel, are located on the second and third floors of the hospital.

The cafeteria is located on the ground floor and outpatient pharmacy is on the 1st floor of the hospital.

The gift shop is located on the 1st floor, just to the left of the front entrance. Their phone number is (650) 497-8596.

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Visiting Hours

Visiting Hours

8 am to 9 pm

Care Team