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Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
10.0 Excellent

0.9 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

Located in Santa Clara, Mariani's Inn & Restaurant provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. It has a day spa, as well as an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and a concierge.

Alura Inn
Alura Inn
7.3 Good

2.4 mi from city centre, San Jose Show on map

GoodBased on 512 reviews
7.3

Alura Inn offers a comfortable setting while in San Jose. It also provides laundry facilities, a safe and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
8.4 Excellent

2.8 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

ExcellentBased on 217 reviews
8.4

Offering views of Palo Alto, Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel is situated in a well-known shopping district, plus treats guests to a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It also offers valet parking, a free shuttle service and a sun deck.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
9.0 Excellent

2.8 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

ExcellentBased on 112 reviews
9.0

Situated close to San Antonio Caltrain Station, Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto provides guests with a convenient base while in Palo Alto. It has a gym, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor pool.

Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
8.5 Excellent

6.3 mi from city centre, San Jose Show on map

ExcellentBased on 654 reviews
8.5

Dolce Hayes Mansion provides charming 3-star accommodation in San Jose. It offers a sauna, an outdoor pool and free wireless internet.

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
8.6 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

ExcellentBased on 795 reviews
8.6

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is located in Santa Clara and is close to Gold Striker. It also features an outdoor heated pool and a gym.

Hotel Parmani
Hotel Parmani
7.5 Good

1.5 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

GoodBased on 281 reviews
7.5

Situated close to California Avenue Caltrain Station, Hotel Parmani provides guests with a convenient base when in Palo Alto. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
8.8 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Mountain View Show on map

ExcellentBased on 253 reviews
8.8

This unique 3-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Mountain View. It also features a Jacuzzi, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

The Zen Hotel
The Zen Hotel
8.9 Excellent

2.3 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

ExcellentBased on 238 reviews
8.9

The Zen Hotel provides a comfortable setting while in Palo Alto. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
8.7 Excellent

2.5 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

ExcellentBased on 273 reviews
8.7

Situated in Palo Alto, Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto offers 3-star accommodation, as well as indoor tennis courts, an indoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Palo Alto:£268/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£37/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Monday
£93 - £502
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£110 - £428
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
10.0 Excellent

0.9 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

Located in Santa Clara, Mariani's Inn & Restaurant provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. It has a day spa, as well as an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and a concierge.

2
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
9.0 Excellent

2.8 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Situated close to San Antonio Caltrain Station, Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto provides guests with a convenient base while in Palo Alto. It has a gym, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor pool.

3
The Zen Hotel
The Zen Hotel
8.9 Excellent

2.3 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

The Zen Hotel provides a comfortable setting while in Palo Alto. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

4
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
8.4 Excellent

2.8 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Offering views of Palo Alto, Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel is situated in a well-known shopping district, plus treats guests to a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It also offers valet parking, a free shuttle service and a sun deck.

5
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
8.6 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is located in Santa Clara and is close to Gold Striker. It also features an outdoor heated pool and a gym.

6
Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
8.5 Excellent

6.3 mi from city centre, San Jose Show on map

Dolce Hayes Mansion provides charming 3-star accommodation in San Jose. It offers a sauna, an outdoor pool and free wireless internet.

7
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
8.8 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Mountain View Show on map

This unique 3-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Mountain View. It also features a Jacuzzi, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

8
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
8.7 Excellent

2.5 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Situated in Palo Alto, Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto offers 3-star accommodation, as well as indoor tennis courts, an indoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

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Alura Inn
Alura Inn
7.3 Good

2.4 mi from city centre, San Jose Show on map

Alura Inn offers a comfortable setting while in San Jose. It also provides laundry facilities, a safe and an express check-in and check-out feature.

£56
Avg. per night
Hotel Parmani
Hotel Parmani
7.5 Good

1.5 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Situated close to California Avenue Caltrain Station, Hotel Parmani provides guests with a convenient base when in Palo Alto. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

£58
Avg. per night
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt
8.8 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Mountain View Show on map

This unique 3-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Mountain View. It also features a Jacuzzi, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

£60
Avg. per night
Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
10.0 Excellent

0.9 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

Located in Santa Clara, Mariani's Inn & Restaurant provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. It has a day spa, as well as an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and a concierge.

£68
Avg. per night
The Zen Hotel
The Zen Hotel
8.9 Excellent

2.3 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

The Zen Hotel provides a comfortable setting while in Palo Alto. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

£73
Avg. per night
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
8.4 Excellent

2.8 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Offering views of Palo Alto, Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel is situated in a well-known shopping district, plus treats guests to a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It also offers valet parking, a free shuttle service and a sun deck.

£74
Avg. per night
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
8.6 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Santa Clara Show on map

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is located in Santa Clara and is close to Gold Striker. It also features an outdoor heated pool and a gym.

£81
Avg. per night
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
8.7 Excellent

2.5 mi from city centre, Palo Alto Show on map

Situated in Palo Alto, Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto offers 3-star accommodation, as well as indoor tennis courts, an indoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

£82
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Palo Alto

2 stars or below

£56 - £68

Hotel Parmani

No. 1 most popular

£58
Avg. per night
Mariani's Inn & Restaurant

No. 2 most popular

£68
Avg. per night
Alura Inn

Best value

Alura Inn
7.3 Good
£56
Avg. per night
3 stars

£60 - £92

Crowne Plaza Palo Alto

No. 1 most popular

£74
Avg. per night
The Zen Hotel

No. 2 most popular

The Zen Hotel
8.9 Excellent
£73
Avg. per night
Hotel Avante, part of JdV by Hyatt

Best value

£60
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

£81 - £100

Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
£100
Avg. per night
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Best value

£81
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

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?

    Crowne Plaza Palo Alto (8.4/10 from 217 reviews), Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel (8.6/10 from 446 reviews), and Hotel Keen (8.2/10 from 121 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Palo Alto.

  • What is a good hotel near Stanford Shopping Center?

    With a rating of 8.6/10 from 446 reviews, Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel is a hotel close to Stanford Shopping Center that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

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

    The most popular hotel near Stanford Stadium is Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, with 446 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.6/10.

  • How much do hotels in Palo Alto cost?

    £165/night is the average price of a hotel in Palo Alto, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Palo Alto?

    Over the last 3 days, Palo Alto hotels have been found for as cheap as £48/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.