Venue and Travel Information

Summit Venue

The 2018 International Pediatric VAD and Heart Failure Summit will be held at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on the Stanford Campus.

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6105

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A limited number of rooms have been reserved will be available for conference attendees at a discounted rate at:

  • Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel until August 23, 2018
  • Stanford Guest House until July 25, 2018

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 328-2800
Group Code: Stanford Children’s VAD/HF Meeting
Nightly Rate: $319

An Occupancy tax of 14% and a California Tourism tax of 0.195% will be charged per room night. A Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism fee of $0.84 will be charger per room night. These taxes are not included in the room rate and are subject to change without notice.

You may also call (800) 325-3535 or email Reservation details must include: Guest Name, Arriva/Departure Date, Address, Phone Number and Name of Group. To guarantee a reservation, one must give a credit card number and expiration date.

A shuttle to and from the Conference Center will be available at the Sheraton Palo Alto.

Stanford Guest House

2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: (650) 926-2800
Group Code: IHF18
Nightly Single Rate: $160
Nightly Double Rate: $200

The above rates do not include Occupancy Tax, California Tourism tax or the Convention & Visitors Bureau Fee.

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You may also call (650) 926-2800.

Please note, there will not be a conference shuttle from the Stanford Guest House. The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center is about a ten minute drive from the Stanford Guest House and about a $9-11 Uber ride.

For additional hotels please view our lodging guide.


Stanford is roughly equidistant from both the San Francisco International (SFO) airport and the San Jose International (SJC) airport. We suggest comparing fares at both airports, as there can be significant differences, even for the same airline.