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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$126 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
2.54 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (677 reviews)

"The positive: the hotel room appeared to be clean. There was a paper seal on the door of the room to indicate over 24 hrs since anyone was in there. I was able to park on the street for free right next to the hotel. Night shift staff was very pleasant. Access to the hotel limited by your room key ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan. 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
The Westin Palo Alto
4 out of 5
675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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2.49 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (854 reviews)

"Extremely Friendly staff! Dog friendly as well. They had beds, treats, blankets and doggie bags for my pup! Clean rooms and easy parking."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

The Westin Palo Alto
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$178 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
2.54 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Emasculate! Best accessible and spacious room ever! Loved everything about it!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec. 2020

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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$221 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
2.86 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (987 reviews)

"My girlfriend and I loved everything about it! The lagoon was beautiful and the staff was super nice and welcoming. The experience was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2021

Dinah's Garden Hotel
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$138 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
1.07 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"I was very impressed with this hotel from the start. The reception person was so accommodating and professional. He was so kind to relocate me to the first floor as I am on call from the hospital . The bed was so fluffy , area very quiet . I was afraid I will miss the call from the hospital because ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec. 2020

Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
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$125 per night from 2 Feb. to 3 Feb.
2.22 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
A little disappointed

"First time there, the amenities impressed enough to come back (in room snacks, bath extras, welcome treats in lobby) however, this last stay was not enough to bring me back. Room was dark and “motel-ish”, could hear conversations in room next door, no microwave. Unfortunately, that may have been ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

The Zen 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$1,113 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
2.45 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Great place mediocre bed

"Overall this place is great, a little on the pricey side but if you utilized the all inclusive aspect of it, it makes you feel like it was worth it. Service is incredible and every employee there was very kind and helpful, the room was very nice with heated bathroom floors and tvs everywhere. My ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

The Clement Hotel – All Inclusive
The Nest Hotel Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
3901 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$150 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
1.57 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (373 reviews)

"This hotel is a gem in a big city. Just off the main road but rooms very quite. Easy parking. Friendly staff. Nice outdoor areas with fireplace at night."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov. 2020

The Nest Hotel Palo Alto
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$138 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
3.22 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (548 reviews)

"Staff are amazing. Very accommodating and hospitable."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 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$448 per night from 9 Feb. to 10 Feb.
2.72 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (270 reviews)

"Awesome service period! But Restaurant food not at Nobu standards"…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec. 2020

Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$144 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
2.88 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staff took our luggage from parking lot to our room. Room was very clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
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$119 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
1.7 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Even though Covid-19 eliminated the free breakfast bar, a bag breakfast was available."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2020

Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
5 out of 5
2050 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$1,093 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
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
Oak Motel Palo Alto
2 out of 5
4279 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$117 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
2.9 km from city centre
3.3/5 (914 reviews)

"Place is clean but run down. The upstairs walkway looks like it will fall off the building. They have a nice swimming pool but it’s ice cold . The breakfast they offer is breads, waffles, cold cereal and coffee, OJ. This place is ok for a nights stay and the price is ok. My front window was completely ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Oak Motel 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$105 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
1.67 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (45 reviews)

"Easy and fast service. Nice folks run the place. It is clean no hassle and fully functional. I will return (McArthur!)"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Glass Slipper Inn - Stanford Palo Alto
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$164 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
3 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (380 reviews)

"It is hard to rate a hotel in the pandemic because nothing is as good as normal. The rooms are clean and the location is good for Stanford. They provided brown bag breakfasts instead of a buffet, which included a microwave breakfast sandwich, juice, pastry and processed fruit. It would be better ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto, CA
Hotel Parmani
2 out of 5
3200 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$124 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.
0.71 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (649 reviews)

"Clean, quiet and easy parking. Close to California St. for some great food"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2020

Hotel Parmani
The Cardinal Hotel
2.5 out of 5
235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA
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2.77 km from city centre
The Cardinal Hotel
Hotel Keen
2.5 out of 5
425 High Street, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$148 per night from 5 Feb. to 6 Feb.
2.91 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (446 reviews)

"Clean and quiet small room but pefect set up I will return back soon"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Hotel Keen
Travelodge by Wyndham Palo Alto Silicon Valley
2 out of 5
3255 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$102 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
0.79 km from city centre
3.1/5 (497 reviews)

"They accommodated my request and the room was very clean and sheets were nice."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 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 Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto and Dinah’s Garden Hotel 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?
Dinah’s Garden Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your stay with the children include Creekside Inn and Sheraton Palo Alto 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 The Clement Hotel – All Inclusive and The Nest Hotel Palo Alto.
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 hotel with 2 restaurants, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good options for your beach trip include The Zen Hotel and Creekside Inn.
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 The Zen Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Palo Alto?
Dinah’s Garden Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto and Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel.

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