Accomodation

Hotels

Hotels of all categories and price ranges are in walking distance of Allied Arts Guild. As well, Stanford shopping mall is in walking distance.
Best Western Plus Riviera, Menlo Park
http://www.bestwesternmenlopark.com/
Mermaid Inn Motel, Menlo Park
http://mermaidinnmotel.com/
More accommodations in close driving distance

Budget aware accommodation close to Menlo Park in Redwood City:
Redwood City is closely Menlo Park. Accommodation on El Camino Real is even conveniently connected by public transportation to Menlo Park (bus). The bus stop for our venue place, Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park is just opposite the Stanford Plaza hotel, approx. 5 walking minutes to our venue place.

We recommend the Best Western Hotel and the Holiday Inn Express hotel in Redwood City, prices between USD 100-150 / night. Please refer to the following website for links to these two hotels, and other even more budget aware options:

http://redwoodcity.org/about/hotels.html
As well, you can as well look up:

Comfort Inn Redwood City
http://www.hotelsone.com/redwood-city-hotels-us/comfort-inn-redwood-city.de.html?cur=EUR&as=g&aid=6317563118&dsti=129008&dstt=8&label=ggehoeu-bh28768&gclid=CI__pJ-W-7cCFQtY3godn1EA_g&akw=comfort%20inn%20redwood%20city&asrc=Search

Days Inn Redwood City (as well in Menlo Park)
http://de.hotels.com/ho138390/days-inn-redwood-city-redwood-city-usa/

Transportation

The location can be conveniently reached from San Francisco International Airport by car (approx. 30 minutes, free car parking available) or public transportation (approx. 60 minutes).

1) Bus to Venue Place

By bus: Take samTrans KX bus (San Mateo express service) from any Terminal of San Francisco Int. Airport.
Important: KX Southbound towards Palo Alto
Stop: Take bus stop opposite the Stanford Park Hotel (located in Menlo Park, next to Tesla Car Shop)
In walking distance of the bus stop, you find our hotel/motel recommendations.

Online Schedule:
http://www.samtrans.com/schedulesandmaps/timetables/KX.html

Please note: The bus costs only 2 USD / way. Please have this exactly, since no change is given.

2) Train between Palo Alto / Menlo Park and San Francisco

San Francisco downtown can be conveniently reached from closeby Menlo Park train station via Caltrain.

Schedule:

http://www.caltrain.com/stations/paloaltostation.html

3) Train system BART between San Francisco and Berkeley:

The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transportation System) connects conveniently San Francisco with downtown Berkeley, and a short walk to the campus of Berkeley University.
Bart Info:
http://www.bart.gov/