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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$208 per night from 10 Oct. to 11 Oct.
2.54 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Convenient location. Walkable. Clean and spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 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$155 per night from 3 Oct. to 4 Oct.
2.88 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (977 reviews)

"Great customer service. The property was really nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 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$165 per night from 2 Oct. to 3 Oct.
2.54 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (641 reviews)

"Hotel was easy to find, great location and the rooms were very clean."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep. 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$181 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
2.86 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (981 reviews)

"My kids, mom and I loved our stay here. We love the pool and the lagoon area. Dinah's restaurant is great!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep. 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$1,208 per night from 10 Oct. to 11 Oct.
2.45 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (62 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$193 per night from 2 Oct. to 3 Oct.
1.07 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)

"best view and cleanness , peaceful , friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2020

Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
The Palo Alto Inn
3 out of 5
4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$128 per night from 9 Oct. to 10 Oct.
2.73 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (290 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$177 per night from 2 Oct. to 3 Oct.
3 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (366 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
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$116 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
1.7 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Had a good grab n go breakfast. Coffee pot leaked. Nice staff. Poor cell reception, had to answer phone from outside the room. Comfortable bed. A bunch of pros and cons."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug. 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$148 per night from 9 Oct. to 10 Oct.
2.22 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (963 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$162 per night from 9 Oct. to 10 Oct.
3.22 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (541 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
The price is AU$532 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
2.72 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (266 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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$889 per night from 16 Oct. to 17 Oct.
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$120 per night from 9 Oct. to 10 Oct.
1.67 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (29 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$144 per night from 9 Oct. to 10 Oct.
0.87 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (116 reviews)

"Convenient location. Simple rooms. Wonderful front desk staff. Very helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2020

Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto
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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 Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East 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?
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 - A Greystone Hotel 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 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 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 - A Greystone Hotel.
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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