Menlo Park, United States A special place for business or pleasure in the heart of the Bay Area. Menlo Park is situated in scenic San Mateo County, neighboring towns of Palo Alto and Atherton. A small town atmosphere but has been fortunate in its commercial development. Stanford University, Menlo Circus Club, Sun Microsystems, Sunset Publishing, Raychem, S.L.A.C., SRI, and many other major companies have made their home here. Experience our cozy accommodations; caring and friendly management; and the warm, elegant ambiance of our garden areas. We offer a quite, garden setting atmosphere with the modern conveniences and quality you would come to expect from other hotels at a reasonable price. The Red Cottage Inn is an AAA approved property.