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Hotels Near Stanford University - Stanford University California

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Stanford University is a private research university founded in 1891. Its alumni have founded companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Electronic Arts, Sun Microsystems, Nvidia, Yahoo!, Cisco Systems, Silicon Graphics, and Google. Most notably, the university's undergraduate program is currently ranked fourth in the nation. Within close proximity to Stanford, The Westin Palo Alto is a boutique and contemporary property located in the desirable area of Palo Alto and offers 5 beautiful courtyards, a separate shower and bathtub in each guestroom, free and fast Wi-Fi, a mini bar, close to downtown, and they also offer workout attire to use in their fitness facility for a small fee. Another great property in Palo Alto is the unique Hotel Keen located in the downtown area with a modern, architectural design, flat-screen HD Tv's, free breakfast, and close to shopping, restaurants, and the train station. Other similar downtown properties with great amenities include the Garden Court Hotel with comfortable beds and near by top-end restaurants and the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto featuring an airport shuttle service and spacious rooms.

Lodging & Accommodations close to Stanford University

Stanford Terrace Inn
+1-888-690-5247
531 Stanford Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~1.33 miles east of Stanford University / ~23 minutes walking
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Loud cleaning staff
  • Unreasonable rate
From$155
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Westin Palo Alto
+1-888-305-3366
675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301 ~1.51 miles north of Stanford University
  • Located near San Jose, the Westin Palo Alto is directly adjacent to Stanford University. With its luxury accommodations and amenities, guests will enjoy everything from an outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, and outdoor whirlpool, to a business center, in-room massages, and wireless Internet access. The Westin Palo Alto also has eight meeting spaces that boast a combined total of 8,457 square feet, as well as five courtyards that are perfect for weddings and other receptions.
  • High-end Suburban hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • The majority of guests said the rooms were modern
  • Staff was quite apologetic
From$139
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Sheraton Palo Alto 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301 ~1.52 miles north of Stanford University
  • A hotel unlike most others, the Sheraton Palo Alto is situated among beautiful flower gardens and koi ponds in Silicon Valley—only minutes away from Stanford University and San Jose. Guests will enjoy access to an outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, business center, and an on-site spa that even provides treatments to guests in the comfort of their own rooms. The Sheraton Palo Alto's guest rooms also boast coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards, desks, and cable TVs.
  • Four star Suburban hotel
  • 2 suites in property
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Comfortable beds
Epiphany Hotel : 180 Hamilton Ave. 180 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301 ~1.76 miles north of Stanford University
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Breakfast is below average
  • Great service
From$199
Excellent 5.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Inn at Stanford Super 8
+1-866-221-8581
3200 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~1.79 miles east of Stanford University
  • The Super 8 Motel Palo Alto/Stanford Area hotel is only minutes from San Jose. Located near Stanford University, the motel offers complimentary breakfasts, free local phone calls, and free high-speed Internet access, as well as guest rooms equipped with amenities such as microwaves, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards, workspace, and cable TVs. The Super 8 Motel Palo Alto/Stanford Area is also conveniently located near the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, downtown Palo Alto, and various restaurants.
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 36 rooms
  • Old apartment
  • Old property
Hotel Keen - Palo Alto 425 High St., Palo Alto, CA 94301 ~1.80 miles north of Stanford University
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
  • Housekeeping can be a problem
  • Most guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere
Travelodge Palo Alto Silicon Valley
+1-888-690-5281
3255 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~1.85 miles east of Stanford University
  • The Travelodge Palo Alto Silicon Valley hotel provides guests with a comfortable stay on a budget. During their stay, guests will enjoy amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, free parking, complimentary continental breakfasts, and free high-speed Internet access. Every guest room at this establishment boasts a refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, safe, and cable TV. The Travelodge Palo Alto Silicon Valley is just two miles from Stanford University and minutes from San Jose.
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00 AM
Best Western Plus Riviera - Menlo Park 15 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 ~1.91 miles north of Stanford University
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$135
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Stanford Park Hotel 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 ~1.96 miles north of Stanford University
  • Located near San Jose, the Stanford Park Hotel is a boutique establishment that boasts comfortable décor and lush vegetation inside and out. Guests of the hotel enjoy an on-site restaurant, business center, whirlpool, fitness center, sauna, outdoor swimming pool, garden courtyards, and 24-hour room service. Guest rooms also have features such as granite fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, mini-bars, and wireless Internet access. The Stanford Park Hotel is also located near popular destinations such as Stanford University and Palo Alto.
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Accessible parking
  • Romantic, delicious food
From$339
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The Creekside Inn Hotel - Palo Alto 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~1.96 miles east of Stanford University
  • At the The Creekside Inn Hotel, guests will enjoy a creekside garden location that offers the comforts of home and plenty of amenities. In fact, guests of the hotel will enjoy an outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness room, coin-operated laundry, free lobby business center, restaurant, and meeting rooms. The The Creekside Inn Hotel also provides guests with free high-speed Internet access and free local town car service. This boutique hotel is also conveniently located near Stanford University.
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$103
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Garden Court Hotel : 520 Cowper St. 520 Cowper St., Palo Alto, CA 94301 ~2.09 miles north of Stanford University
  • Although located in the heart of Palo Alto, Garden Court Hotel is conveniently close to San Jose and Stanford University. Serving as a luxury establishment, Garden Court Hotel offers guests amenities such as a fitness center, free high-speed Internet access, 24-hour room service, and in-room massages. Depending on the room-type selected by the guest, guest rooms at the Garden Court Hotel may also feature hot tubs, fireplaces, marble bathrooms, private balconies, document centers, and private bars.
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Hotel has 15 suites
  • The majority of guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Great room
From$239
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Rosewood Sand Hill : 2825 Sand Hill Rd. 2825 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025 ~2.32 miles west of Stanford University
  • Luxury 5-star Suburban hotel
  • 121 rooms in hotel
  • Pool food was mediocre and overpriced
  • Rooms are great
From$475
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The Nest Palo Alto in Palo Alto 3901 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~2.32 miles east of Stanford University
  • The The Nest Palo Alto is located less than two miles from Stanford University and popular destinations such as the Great Mall of America and the San Jose Convention Center. Guests of this hotel will enjoy free amenities and services such as high-speed Internet access, local phone calls, deluxe continental breakfasts, and weekday newspapers. The The Nest Palo Alto also boasts guest rooms with coffeemakers, microwaves, refrigerators, hairdryers, irons, and ironing boards. Executive guest rooms also feature separate living areas.
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • 7 suites in property
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Comfort Inn Palo Alto 3945 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~2.35 miles east of Stanford University
  • At the Comfort Inn Stanford hotel in Silicon Valley, guests will enjoy plenty of comfort and amenities, as well as a close proximity to Stanford University and San Jose. The hotel features a business center, guest laundry, and 24-hour desk, and provides guests with free high-speed Internet access, free local phone calls, and complimentary continental breakfasts. Guest rooms at the Comfort Inn Stanford also boast features such as refrigerators, microwaves, irons, ironing boards, and cable TVs.
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • 69 rooms in property
  • Popular among business travelers
  • Reasonably accessible by car, said 57%
Residence Inn by Marriott Palo Alto / Los Altos : 4460 El Camino Real 4460 El Camino Real, Los Altos, CA 94022 ~2.46 miles east of Stanford University
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 156 suites
From$109
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The Zen Hotel Palo Alto
+1-888-305-3366
4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~2.57 miles east of Stanford University
  • Cheap property
  • 37 rooms in hotel
  • Most guests thought it was clean
  • Rooms are great
From$129
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Menlo Park Inn
+1-800-881-1523
1315 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025 ~2.63 miles north of Stanford University
  • Located near San Jose, the Menlo Park Inn serves as a charming and comfy boutique establishment in the heart of Menlo Park. Guests will enjoy complimentary deluxe continental breakfasts and guest rooms that boast everything from writing desks, voicemail, and high-speed Internet access, to microwaves, coffeemakers, and refrigerators. Guests who choose mini-suites will also have sitting areas in their rooms. The Menlo Park Inn is also located near Stanford University, San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, and Menlo College.
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Most guests said rooms were clean enough
  • Bad amenities
Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park : 555 Glenwood Ave. 555 Glenwood Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025 ~2.70 miles north of Stanford University
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$135
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto : 4216 El Camino Real 4216 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~2.73 miles east of Stanford University
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 174 rooms
From$129
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Crowne Plaza Palo Alto 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ~2.87 miles east of Stanford University
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 12 suites
From$149
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1. Stanford Terrace InnThe Stanford Terrace Inn is a popular 3 star hotel located approx. 1.3 miles east of Stanford University and approximately a 2 min. drive or taxi ride. Recent travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 3.5 out of 5.3.5 /5 Guest Reviews
2. Westin Palo AltoThe Westin Palo Alto is a popular 4-Star hotel located approx. 1.5 miles north of Stanford University and roughly a 3 minute drive or uber ride. With a average guest review rating of 4/5, this makes it one of the perfect hotel options close to Stanford University.4 /5 Guest Reviews
3. Sheraton Palo AltoThe Sheraton Palo Alto is a well-liked 4 star hotel located about 1.5 miles north of Stanford University and about a 3 min. drive or uber ride. Recent guests gave this hotel a verified guest score of 3.5 out of 5.3.5 /5 Guest Reviews
4. Epiphany HotelThe Epiphany Hotel is a crowd-pleasing 4-Star hotel located ~1.8 mi. north of Stanford University and approx. a 3 minute car ride. With a verified guest score of 5/5, this makes it one of the premium accommodations nearby Stanford University.5 /5 Guest Reviews
5. Inn at Stanford Super 8The Inn at Stanford Super 8 is a favored 2 star hotel located ~1.8 mi. east of Stanford University and about a 3 min. drive or uber ride. Recent guests gave this hotel a verified guest score of 4 out of 5.4 /5 Guest Reviews

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