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Things to do in Palo Alto

Stanford Stadium
Nature Gallery
Museum of American Heritage

What is the average price of a hotel near Stanford Stadium?

If you’re looking for a hotel in Palo Alto near Stanford Stadium then you are in luck. momondo recommends 12 hotels near Stanford Stadium and on average, area hotels cost $379/night. This price may vary based on season. Hotels near Stanford Stadium are typically 48% more expensive than the average hotel in Palo Alto, which is $193.

Hotels near Stanford Stadium

What is the average price of a hotel near Nature Gallery?

If you’re planning on staying at any of momondo’s recommended hotels in the area of Palo Alto nearest to Nature Gallery, you should expect to pay around $360/night. This price fluctuates based on time of year. In general, a rate under $360/night is a good deal for momondo users staying near Nature Gallery. Hotels near Nature Gallery are typically 46% more expensive than the average hotel in Palo Alto, which is $193.

Hotels near Nature Gallery

What is the average price of a hotel near Museum of American Heritage?

momondo users have recommended 12 hotels to users looking to stay near Museum of American Heritage. Hotels in this area have an average price of $360 per night. These prices may change based on several factors, such as time of year. Hotels near Museum of American Heritage are typically 46% more expensive than the average hotel in Palo Alto, which is $193.

Hotels near Museum of American Heritage

When to book a hotel in Palo Alto

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Low Season
May
High Season
March

cheapest month to stay

58%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

57%

expected price increase

Price
$128 - $689
Highest day of week
Wednesday
Cheapest day of week
Friday

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Average price (weeknight)

$283

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Average price (weekend night)

$199

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Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Palo Alto is: 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, on the same day that your stay begins.
1-2 star
$141 - $188
3 star
$184 - $219
4-5 star
$292 - $420

Palo Alto travel tips

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Which neighborhoods in Palo Alto should I stay in if I want access to public transport?

Crescent Park and Old Palo Alto are two areas with great coverage of public transport. The public transit system focuses on areas in the center of Palo Alto and areas in Stanford University's vicinity. You can find cheap hotels in Palo Alto. Many Palo Alto hotels offer taxi service coverage. Hotels in Palo Alto's central districts are favored for their proximity to public transit through busses, taxis and metro transit. Downtown Menlo Park is another of Palo Alto's districts covered by extensive access to public transport. Many bus stops and metro stations are within close walking distance, making getting around this city an absolute breeze.


How much does a hotel in Palo Alto cost per night?

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2 stars and under
Oak Motel Palo Alto
#1 Most popular

Oak Motel Palo Alto

6.9

$94

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Americas Best Value Inn Sky Ranch
#2 Most popular

Americas Best Value Inn Sky Ranch

8.0

$104

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Hotel Parmani
Best value

Hotel Parmani

7.6

$85

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3 stars
Creekside Inn
#1 Most popular

Creekside Inn

8.8

$120

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Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
#2 Most popular

Crowne Plaza Palo Alto

8.4

$147

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The Palo Alto Inn
Best value

The Palo Alto Inn

8.1

$98

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4 stars +
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
#1 Most popular

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto

8.5

$593

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The Westin Palo Alto
Best value

The Westin Palo Alto

8.7

$393

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Where to stay in Palo Alto

What neighborhood in Palo Alto should I stay in based on why I'm traveling?

Hotel Lucent offers the ideal accommodation for those traveling on business. The stylish accommodation offers easy access to public transport, and is situated in Menlo Park, near the city's CBD. Hilton's Homewood Suites is the perfect locale for those on a getaway looking for some rest and relaxation. It is located in the Alta Mesa district outside the city's bustling main hub, while still offering easy access to the great public transit options. The Palo Alto Comfort Inn is ideal for those traveling on a budget, who still require access to the central Palo Alto hub.


Learn about attractions and sights in Palo Alto

What are the most popular attractions Palo Alto?

The Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve is the largest reserve of marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay Area. The park can be reached with a taxi, although it is recommend to rent a car for convenience. The unique setting hosts hiking trails and tours of tidal and freshwater ecosystems, for which the area is famous. Consider checking out the Museum of American Heritage, which is dedicated to preserving electrical and mechanical technology and inventions from the 1750s through the 1950s. This attraction is easily accessed from most anywhere in the greater Palo Alto area by metro transit, bus or taxi service. Hoover Tower is a large structure at Stanford University. The tower houses the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. It is accessible via the Stanford University metro station adjacent to the main entrance.

Which neighborhoods in Palo Alto have a large selection of bars and restaurants?

The stretch between Linfield Oaks and the Old Palo Alto district hosts most of the city's nightlife attractions. Calave is a great place for craft beer enthusiasts. The Patio is a bar that serves gourmet burgers, hosting weekly events like karaoke. The Caltrain Palo Alto Station services the entire stretch. Another locale within walking distance is the Rose and Crown, where students enjoy darts, trivia nights and local beer. Other places to consider include Scotty's Bar & Grill, the Tap Room and Salvaje, all within the same district and short walking distance from the train stop mentioned above. In terms of restaurants, the same area between Lindfield and Old Palo Alto is home to the vast majority of the city's eateries. The Evvia Estiatorio offers 'refined renderings of Greek classics.' ROOH Palo Alto is a great gourmet takeaway, while BIRD DOG is a minimalist bistro for Californian and Japanese food made with local ingredients.

What annual or semi-annual events and activities are there in Palo Alto?

On February the 20th, Palo Alto hosts their Annual Pruning at the Alviso Library and Park in San Jose. Although there are always plenty of transportation options to and from this location, the day sees extra taxi services and bus routes. December 31st sees the famous Annual North Bay Wine, Brew & Food Jubilee in Fairfield, with dedicated bus routes available. December 19th is the Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile Annual Event on 37th Avenue at Ortega, fully serviced by public transportation.


Palo Alto travel information

How long do people stay in Palo Alto?

A stay of 1 night is most popular when visiting Palo Alto.

How much does a hotel cost in Palo Alto?

The price of a hotel in Palo Alto depends on several factors such as star rating, location and demand. Generally speaking, the average cost of a hotel is around $186 per night.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Palo Alto?

May is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Palo Alto. Prices can be $58% lower than other, busier months; so this is a great time to get a good deal.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Palo Alto?

Room prices for hotels in Palo Alto will be at their lowest on Thursday and peak on Tuesday.

How much does a hostel in Palo Alto cost?

Per person, per night, a hostel in Palo Alto (or a sub 2 star rated hotel) is priced at $127, on average. This price is $58 cheaper than your average Palo Alto hotel.

Based on the weather in Palo Alto, what attractions are popular during October?

With generally low rainfall expected (0.7″) and an average temperature of 60.8 °F, those staying at a hotel in Palo Alto may want to take some time during their visit to go see popular landmarks in the area. Considering the weather during October, attractions worth visiting near Palo Alto are Gaslamp Quarter, L.A. Live, and Hollywood Walk of Fame.