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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
3.5 out of 5
625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$176 per night
2.54 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (978 reviews)

"I ended up upgrading the room when I checked in. It was on the smaller end. Other than that we had a great relaxing stay. The service was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$139 per night
2.88 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. Great customer service. Room was very nice!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
3 out of 5
4216 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$164 per night
2.54 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (622 reviews)

"Everything was clean I’m a happy and satisfied customer will definitely come again"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto

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Dinah's Garden Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$240 per night
2.86 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (986 reviews)

"The gardens and water features were wonderful. The food and service were also excellent."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Dinah's Garden Hotel
The Clement Hotel - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
711 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$979 per night
2.45 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)

"The all inclusive concept was well received by our boys. The staff welcomed them into the kitchen and pantry at all hours and our family was treated exceptionally well by all we came across at the hotel. The food was excellent and the room was one of the best that we have ever stayed at in California. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

The Clement Hotel - All Inclusive
Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$162 per night
1.07 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"Quick check in zero contact perfect for the quarantine necessity"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
The Palo Alto Inn
3 out of 5
4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is AU$127 per night
2.73 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (289 reviews)
Quaint in a big city

"The accommodations were great except the tv didn't work."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

The Palo Alto Inn
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto, CA
3 out of 5
4329 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$176 per night
3 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (359 reviews)

"Hotel clerk was very friendly and answered questions well about our stay. Very clean room."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto, CA
Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
2.5 out of 5
3945 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$115 per night
1.7 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (987 reviews)

"I have to travel from Reno every 3 months for treatment at Stanford and I will be staying here! We were very happy. The beds were comfortable, the room was quiet and clean. It was great."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
The Zen Hotel
3 out of 5
4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$146 per night
2.22 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (957 reviews)

"Excellent hotel! It has everything and it is convenient located. Staff and cleaning lady were all professional! Love it! Will stay again! Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

The Zen Hotel
Country Inn Motel
2.5 out of 5
4345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$185 per night
3.22 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (539 reviews)

"The Country Inn Motel is a short drive from the Stanford campus, in an area with lots of similar properties. Grocery stores and restaurants are within walking distance, but best to drive to campus. The rooms are quite large and the beds are comfortable. The furniture and fixtures (except the refrigerator) ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Country Inn Motel
Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
4.5 out of 5
180 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$574 per night
2.72 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (264 reviews)

"Room accommodations and staff interactions were 5-star"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
5 out of 5
2050 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA
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4.08 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (483 reviews)

"the bathtub was broken"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
Glass Slipper Inn - Stanford Palo Alto
2.5 out of 5
3941 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$111 per night
1.66 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)

"Comfortable room. Room was cleaned when requested. Air conditioner functioned well but was noisy. Conveniently located - a short distance from shops and other amenities. Soap and shampoo provided. Manager was obliging. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2020

Glass Slipper Inn - Stanford Palo Alto
Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto
2.5 out of 5
3305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$142 per night
0.87 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (115 reviews)

"Everything was really good and spacious lived the staff and service. The only problem was the a/c in the room was a little weak."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020

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Accommodation in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is a family-friendly neighbourhood that's popular for its restaurants. The neighbourhood's friendly people and college atmosphere are just a couple of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains. A stay at one of the hotels in Palo Alto makes it easy to venture out into the larger area.

Sightseeing around Palo Alto

The museums and university are some of the local highlights. Sights like Cantor Arts Center, Leland Stanford Junior University Museum of Art, and Allied Arts Guild offer insight into the local culture. Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center, Stanford Theatre, and Stanford Mausoleum are some local landmarks. Take a tour of campus around Stanford University, Palo Alto Research Center, or Menlo College. Hours of family fun are waiting at Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, Golfland USA, and California's Great America.

Shopping, biking, and hiking are just a few things to do in the area. Why not cheer with the crowd at Stanford Stadium, Stanford Maples Pavillion, or Nazareth Ice Oasis? You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Byxbee Park, Baylands Nature Preserve, and Stanford University Arboretum. Explore nature at Hayward Fault Exposed and Garin Regional Park. Stanford Shopping Center, San Antonio Shopping Center, or San Andreas Fault Trail will provide yet another welcomed diversion.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Computer History Museum, Santa Clara University, and Great Mall of the Bay Area. You can also stop by Hoover Tower, Rodin Sculpture Garden, and Stanford Memorial Church.

Getting around Palo Alto

Ready to get out and explore the city? Palo Alto California Ave Station is the closest metro station. To venture out of town, take a train from Palo Alto Station.

The closest major airport is San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), located 19.6 km (12.2 miles) from Palo Alto. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest airport, 29.8 km (18.5 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Palo Alto?
The Clement Hotel (All-inclusive) is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Dinah’s Garden Hotel and Nobu Hotel Palo Alto as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Palo Alto, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Palo Alto.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Palo Alto?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham Palo Alto Silicon Valley is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Oak Motel Palo Alto and Americas Best Value Inn Sky Ranch.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Palo Alto?
Hotel Keen is a hotel with free continental breakfast and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your stay with the children include Stanford Group Extended Stay and Dinah’s Garden Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Palo Alto?
Garden Court Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and a restaurant. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto and Dinah’s Garden Hotel.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Palo Alto?
The Clement Hotel (All-inclusive) is a 5-star all-inclusive hotel featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool, and a favourite with Expedia travellers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Palo Alto?
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University and Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto, CA.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Palo Alto?
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto is a top 5-star beach hotel with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your beach trip include The Zen Hotel and Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lakeshore Park Beach or Niles Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Palo Alto?
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Nobu Hotel Palo Alto and The Clement Hotel (All-inclusive) are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Palo Alto?
Dinah’s Garden Hotel is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a poolside restaurant and a poolside bar. Garden Court Hotel and Hotel Keen are two other options for a boutique stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Palo Alto?
Stanford Group Extended Stay is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Dinah’s Garden Hotel and Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto.

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