Hotels in Palo Alto

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Palo Alto, CA, United States
30 Nov — 1 Dec2
Palo Alto, CA, United States
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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Palo Alto:S$ 429/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 23/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Thursday
S$ 175 - S$ 944
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 239 - S$ 575
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Palo Alto

About Palo Alto

An integral part of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay area, Palo Alto thrives as a technology corridor and is named after a 1,000-year-old coastal redwood tree. Along with lively campus life and a charming downtown area filled with upscale eateries, Palo Alto boasts picturesque landscapes at Baylands Nature Preserve.

Things to do

Visiting Stanford University is more than just a romp through college culture, with renowned attractions, such as the Rodin Sculpture Garden and the Cantor Arts Center. Venture to the top of Hoover Tower for expansive views of the foothills, Stanford campus and the Bay Area.

To find indie-style boutiques and trendy fashion outlets, stroll University Avenue through downtown Palo Alto. It’s also a good place to find international eateries and casual pubs. Pick up some picnic supplies and handcrafted art at the Palo Alto Farmer’s Market, then relax in the gardens at Menlo Park, which is also the headquarters for Facebook.

Families can spend hours at the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, with its interactive science experiments and rare species, such as jungle bats and giant tortoises. A 20-minute drive south drops you at the Great America amusement park with free-fall rides, live music and a dedicated KidZville town. You can also view technological inventions at the Museum of American Heritage.

Ready for some fresh air? Hit the hiking paths at Stanford Dish trail, named for the radio telescope you’ll pass on the six-kilometre loop. To see the sparkling San Francisco Bay, hike the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Trail.

Getting around

The transportation network for Palo Alto is extensive, with buses, trains, shuttles, taxis and pedestrian pathways available. Rental cars can be picked up in town or at the San Francisco and San Jose international airports.

Palo Alto travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Palo Alto?

    Hotel Keen, rated with a score of 7.8 from 156 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Palo Alto. Other top stays include The Nest Hotel Palo Alto, with an average rating of 8.2 from 303 reviewers, and Dinah's Garden Hotel, with a score of 9.1 from 415 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Stanford Shopping Center?

    Hotel Keen is a hotel near Stanford Shopping Center that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.8 across 156 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Palo Alto near Stanford Stadium?

    Hotel Keen is the hotel close to Stanford Stadium that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 156 reviews rating it at 7.8/10.

  • How much do hotels in Palo Alto cost?

    Palo Alto hotels have an average price of S$ 391/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Palo Alto?

    S$ 107 per night is the cheapest Palo Alto hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.