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Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020
Known for its university life and art galleries, Palo Alto offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With your choice of 9 beach hotels and other accommodation options in this destination, it's easy to find one that works for you.
As you search for a place to stay by the water in Palo Alto, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.
Dinah's Garden Hotel - 3.5-star boutique hotel. It features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and proximity to shopping.
Oak Motel Palo Alto - 2-star motel. Our travelers recommend its overall value and comfortable rooms. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto, CA - 3-star hotel. It offers an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Guest reviews highlight the good location and breakfast.
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto - 5-star luxury hotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and 2 restaurants. Guests love the pool and walkable location.
Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto - 3.5-star hotel. Our travelers recommend its spacious rooms and helpful staff. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant.
If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.
To get to Palo Alto, you can fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), the closest major airport, which is located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center. Head to Palo Alto California Ave Station for metro transit. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Palo Alto Station.