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Dinah's Garden Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $111 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (996 reviews)

"The most stunning hotel grounds I've seen in the Bay area. A sort of lake (I think some call it a lagoon) winds through the buildings, complete with fountains, koi, and ducks. More trees than I could count (I didn't even try), and very nice Asian-themed sculptures and decorations. The room was unusually ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dinah's Garden Hotel
Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
4.5 out of 5
180 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $359 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (264 reviews)

"Room accommodations and staff interactions were 5-star"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
Garden Court Hotel
4 out of 5
520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA
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4.6/5Exceptional! (373 reviews)

"The staff, location, room amenities, lighting. . . Everything is perfect!!!! This is a delightful hotel run by the nicest and most competent staff. I would never stay anywhere else in Palo Alto by choice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Garden Court Hotel
The Zen Hotel
3 out of 5
4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $83 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (954 reviews)

"everything really clean , very comfterblevto stay at, down fall you can hear every noice of the rooms around"…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

The Zen Hotel
Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $111 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"Quick check in zero contact perfect for the quarantine necessity"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
The Westin Palo Alto
4 out of 5
675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is $179 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (854 reviews)

"Extremely Friendly staff! Dog friendly as well. They had beds, treats, blankets and doggie bags for my pup! Clean rooms and easy parking."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

The Westin Palo Alto
Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $76 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Overall a pretty good hotel. The $12 extra for overnight parking was a bit unnecessary but everything else was pretty good."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto
Berbeda Place
2.5 out of 5
3339 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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4.2/5Excellent! (391 reviews)

"Highly recommended! Don’t let the modest exterior fool you, it’s an excellent place to stay. Standard Room is nostalgic, modern, stylish, comfortable and clean with meaningful and useful amenities (refrigerator, microwave, Keurig with nice coffee and tea selections, lounge chair to sit and watch ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Berbeda Place
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
3.5 out of 5
625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
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The price is $129 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,780 reviews)

"The hotel was clean but dated. The bathroom looked newly remodeled. The staff was courteous. Good location, able to walk to town and country and campus.It was very well priced, but I don't know whether the lower price was just a reflection of it being during covid."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
The Nest Palo Alto
3.5 out of 5
3901 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
The price is $174 per night
4/5Very Good! (362 reviews)
Great find!!

"Great place. Very new and clean. Wine tasting at night. Gym is only OK. Plenty of parking."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

The Nest Palo Alto
Hotel Keen
2.5 out of 5
425 High Street, Palo Alto, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (446 reviews)

"Clean and quiet small room but pefect set up I will return back soon"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

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Where Should I Stay in Palo Alto?

Looking for a quaint place to stay for your visit to Palo Alto? If you want to find a smaller hotel with top-notch service, a personal feel, and good ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you're looking for. Choose from 11 boutique-style accommodations in Palo Alto to find a property that captures this destination's local spirit.

Guests say they enjoy these boutique accommodations in Palo Alto:

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel: 3.5-star hotel with 346 guestrooms. Enjoy the restaurant, poolside bar, and outdoor pool. Popular with our guests for its room service and attentive staff.

The Zen Hotel: 3-star property with 37 guestrooms. This property offers free breakfast, free parking, and a fitness center. Expedia travelers like its overall value and proximity to shopping.

Hotel Keen: 2.5-star hotel with 42 guestrooms. Take advantage of this property's bar, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Our guests enjoy the walkable location and clean rooms.

Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel: 3.5-star hotel with 136 guestrooms. Provides guests with 2 restaurants, a bar, and an outdoor pool. Reviews say the comfortable rooms and close public transit are noteworthy.

Crowne Plaza Cabana, Palo Alto: 3.5-star hotel with 195 guestrooms. Guests can enjoy amenities such as a restaurant, a bar, and an outdoor pool. Expedia travelers like the guestroom size and overall value.

What Should I See and Do in Palo Alto?

After you've decided where you'll stay, consider what to do for fun during your trip. The shopping, art galleries, and gardens are just some of the things to enjoy while you're in the area.

Palo Alto is also well liked for its:
  • University life
  • Sports
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Bird watching

While you're out and about in Palo Alto, popular attractions like Computer History Museum, California's Great America, and Winchester Mystery House are worth a visit. You might also want to see interesting spots such as Great Mall of the Bay Area, Stanford Shopping Center, and Shoreline Park during your trip.

When Should I Plan a Trip to Palo Alto?

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use this info to plan your escape to Palo Alto:

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and June, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 39°F
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.51 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 2.92 inches

Getting Around Palo Alto

The closest major airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the heart of the city, but San Carlos, CA (SQL) may also be an option. 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.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for a cozy place to stay when you visit Palo Alto?
A boutique hotel may fit the bill if you enjoy smaller hotels with quality service and a cool atmosphere. Choose from 11 boutique accommodations in Palo Alto to find a property that characterizes the local flavor of this destination.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Palo Alto?
Nobu Hotel Palo Alto is a favorite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. Berbeda Place and The Zen Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
How many boutique hotels will I find in Palo Alto?
Expedia has 11 boutique hotels in Palo Alto.
What's there to see and do in Palo Alto?
The shopping, restaurants, and cafés are just some of the things to enjoy while you’re in the area. Top activities and sights around Palo Alto include Shoreline Amphitheatre, Levi’s Stadium, and California’s Great America. You might also want to see well-known spots like Tesla Motors, Winchester Mystery House, and SAP Center at San Jose during your trip.
What's the seasonal weather like in Palo Alto?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 50°F. Average annual rainfall for Palo Alto is 16 inches.
How should I get around Palo Alto?
The closest major airport is Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the heart of the city, but San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) may also be an option. To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at California Ave Station or Palo Alto Station.

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