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Cute and Cozy Studio in Palo Alto
926 El Cajon Way, Unit A, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$369 per night

Situated in Palo Alto, this apartment building is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Palo Alto Art Center and within 3 miles (5 km) of Stanford University and Stanford Shopping ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Good stay.

"Was not able to reach property manager to get help with WiFi. Other than that no problems."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2020

Cute and Cozy Studio in Palo Alto
New apartment 3 miles to Stanford.
2163 Ralmar Ave, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$403 per night

Located in East Palo Alto, this apartment building is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Facebook Campus and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Stanford Shopping Center. Palo Alto Art Center ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"This apartment is brand new, sparking clean and quite comfortable. The area where the apartment is located is undergoing a "gentrification ", but is not there yet. Fortunately, the parking is very private and secure, off the street, and right in front of the apartment, so we felt safe at all times. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

New apartment 3 miles to Stanford.
Urban Flat Studio @ Palo Alto Exceptional View
535 Everett Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in Downtown North, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford University ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Need hooks on bathroom door for wet towels. Not enough towel bar space

"Check in was difficult due to insufficient information prior to check in. The Link provided for check in info consisted of many #### signs, instead of a normal web address. Also, the duplicate key provided was not sufficient for laundry access and I got locked out on balcony in 45 degree weather. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Urban Flat Studio @ Palo Alto Exceptional View
New! Upscale Studio W/bath+kitchen. Stanford, Faceb00k, G00gle, Amaz0n
The price is NZ$307 per night

Located in East Palo Alto, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Palo Alto Art Center, Facebook Campus and Stanford Shopping Center. Palo Alto ...

New! Upscale Studio W/bath+kitchen. Stanford, Faceb00k, G00gle, Amaz0n
Stylish Retreat in Palo Alto
2468 W Bayshore Rd, #5, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$292 per night

This apartment building is located in Palo Alto (Midtown), close to Palo Alto Art Center, Baylands Nature Preserve and Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. Local ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
happy with condo

"This condo was very convenient to get to. There are stairs to go up which wasn't in the description but was not an issue for us. Easy access to a great running trail into parks. Great for our family visit."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Stylish Retreat in Palo Alto
Urban Flat Studio in Palo Alto Bright & Huge
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Located in University South, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford ...

Urban Flat Studio in Palo Alto Bright & Huge
Urban Flat Corner Penthouse Amazing Views
535 Everett Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in Downtown North, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford University ...

No reviews
Hallway trash.

"Didn’t like people putting there trash in the hallways. Couldn’t believe that especially in these times. Room was terrific. Kitchen could use a few more things for cooking. Did not stay my last night."…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr. 2020

Urban Flat Corner Penthouse Amazing Views
Cozy Private Studio Right by Amazon, Facebook & Stanford
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Located in East Palo Alto, this apartment building is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Facebook Campus and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Stanford Shopping Center. Palo Alto Art Center ...

Cozy Private Studio Right by Amazon, Facebook & Stanford
DT Palo Alto Urban Flat - 1BR w/ Gym + Pool & More
4 out of 5
501 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in University South, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford ...

DT Palo Alto Urban Flat - 1BR w/ Gym + Pool & More
!!! 2BR Located By Downtown Palo Alto !!!
1951 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in Old Palo Alto, this apartment building is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Stanford Stadium and within 3 miles (5 km) of Stanford University and Stanford Shopping ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
2BR apartment close to Stanford University

"This apartment fit our needs very well. Clean, accessible to Stanford and comfortable for our short stay. Linens and bath towels were clean and comfortable. Ease of contacting owner was great. Had a laundry issue that was resolved quickly. Would stay there again if visiting Stanford."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2018

!!! 2BR Located By Downtown Palo Alto !!!
Urban Flat @ Downtown Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
501 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in University South, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford ...

Urban Flat @ Downtown Palo Alto
Urban Flat @ Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
535 Everett Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
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Located in Downtown North, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University and Stanford University ...

Urban Flat @ Palo Alto
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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
3.5 out of 5
625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$195 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,766 reviews)

"I have stayed at this Sheraton/ now Marriott property over many years. The place is congenial, the rooms well-designed, the swimming pool clean and heated. in recent days, the staff have been extremly gracious, welcoming and helpful. Irene in particular has been fully a regular provider of high quality ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2020

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
3 out of 5
4216 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$208 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (608 reviews)

"Our short stay was good for the most part. We had a corner king suite which was nice and roomy, though I believe it was an accessible room, so the entryway seemed a bit underutilized for folks like us that don't need a wheelchair or extra space to get around, but not a deal breaker at all. We faced ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
2.5 out of 5
3945 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is NZ$136 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,639 reviews)

"My mom staying there because my dads very ill at Stanford. The staff very nice and understanding about us adding extra nights. My family thanks you all. Take care."…"

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2020

Comfort Inn Palo Alto Stanford University
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Staying in an Apartment in Palo Alto

You'll find 56 accommodation choices in Palo Alto, including a selection of apartments. While in the area, you might want to visit the university campuses and treasured shops. Stanford Shopping Center and Shoreline Park are top attractions worth a visit.

Why consider apartments instead of traditional hotels? Apartments are ideal for families who want the conveniences of home, and also for couples who want to stay in a quieter area.

Best Time to Visit Palo Alto

Though weather is just one factor, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. And since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarise yourself with these weather averages before you book.

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 20°C and nighttime temperatures average 3°C
  • April-June: 27°C is the daytime average and 7°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 27°C and nighttime averages are around 10°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 25°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 399 inches in a year

Things to Do in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is well regarded for its gardens and university life. Shoreline Park and Rodin Sculpture Garden are a couple of lovely local spots to enjoy the outdoors, whereas family-friendly attractions include Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. You’ll find favourite places to visit like Stanford Shopping Center and Computer History Museum in the larger area.

Palo Alto also is known for:
  • Sports
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Art
  • Bird watching

How to Get to Palo Alto and Around the Area

Fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the heart of the city. Otherwise, look for flights into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

Head to Palo Alto California Ave Station for metro transport. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Palo Alto Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Palo Alto?
You’ll find plenty of places to stay in Palo Alto with 111 hotels and other lodging options to choose from, including 30 apartments. Why not visit the area’s university campus and take time to enjoy its picturesque gardens while you’re here? Favourite places to visit while in town include Stanford Shopping Center.
Are you interested in apartments over traditional hotel rooms?
An apartment features a kitchen for convenient meals, and is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for couples who want to live like locals, but also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's the top apartment for my stay in Palo Alto?
New apartment 3 miles to Stanford.: A living room and a sofa bed are included . Neighbourhood: East Palo Alto . Urban Flat Studio @ Palo Alto Exceptional View: Neighbourhood: Downtown North . Includes a private pool and a sofa bed . Urban Flat Studio in Palo Alto Bright & Huge: A private pool and a sofa bed are included . Neighbourhood: University South .
What's the seasonal weather like in Palo Alto?
Though weather is just one aspect, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you have a long stay planned. The hottest months are usually August and September, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Palo Alto is 404 mm.
What should I see in Palo Alto?
Travellers appreciate Palo Alto for its university life and shops. Enjoy the outdoors at Rodin Sculpture Garden and Stanford University Arboretum, or simply take in cultural attractions like Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo and Cantor Arts Center. Other popular places to visit in the area include Stanford Shopping Center and Levi’s Stadium.
What's the best way to get to and around Palo Alto?
Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is located 18.8 mi (30.3 km) from the heart of the city. You can also search for flights into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 12.5 mi (20 km) away. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from California Ave Station or Palo Alto Station.

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