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Palo Alto has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Stanford Shopping Center and Shoreline Park, this destination is home to Rodin Sculpture Garden and Stanford University Arboretum, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
If you're looking for places to stay in Palo Alto that won't break the bank, you can take your pick of the area's 16 budget accommodations. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:
Oak Motel Palo Alto - 2-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and helpful staff.
Hotel Parmani - Customers like this 2-star motel for its central location and clean rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning.
The Zen Hotel - At this 3-star family-friendly motel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the comfortable beds and helpful staff.
Berbeda Place - 2.5-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and good location.
Dinah's Garden Hotel - Customers like this 3.5-star boutique hotel for its clean rooms and overall value. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.
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Palo Alto attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Computer History Museum and California's Great America, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Winchester Mystery House, or enjoy the outdoors at Shoreline Park and Rodin Sculpture Garden.Travelers also like Palo Alto for its:
The most convenient airport is in Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), situated 3 mi (4.8 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away. 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.