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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens

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Popular LocationStanford Shopping Center5 min drive
Popular LocationStanford University Medical Center7 min drive
Popular LocationStanford University15 min drive
AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)25 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Palo Alto Cottage Near Stanford & Tech Companies

    Palo Alto apartments in University South
    This sleek, sophisticated, and fully self-contained backyard cottage is in a classic Palo Alto neighborhood, near Stanford, downtown Palo Alto, and numerous tech companies. We've been pleased to host and get to know many travelers from around the world. We provide everything you need for a relaxing stay ... a comfy queen-sized bed, comfortable couches, a large screen TV, a work area, a bathroom, and a fully stocked kitchen, including a Nespresso machine to get you going in the morning! The Space: This studio cottage has a heated wood floor, a small bathroom with shower and sink, and a kitchenette with a full-sized fridge, a stove, an oven, a microwave, a sink, and kitchenware. It also has a queen-sized bed, a couch, a work area, and a TV. Guest Access: You will have the entire cottage to yourself. Interaction with Guests: The property manager lives just 10 minutes away in case there are any issues. The homeowners or other guests are usually in the main home. The Neighborhood: This home is in the "Community Center" neighborhood, named for the nearby Lucy Stern Community Center. It's near the delightful Rinconada Park, one of many that Palo Alto has to offer. Downtown Palo Alto's University Ave, with its amazing restaurants and boutique shops, is a mere 8 blocks away, an easy walk or bike ride. If you love the great outdoors, there are incredible hikes within 20 minutes driving, and the Santa Cruz mountains, with California's famous and magnificent Redwood trees, are only 30 minutes away. Getting Around: Nearby Middlefield Road is an easy thoroughfare, Alma/Central Expressway is close as well, and El Camino Real is just a bit further. Getting to the 101 is easy on Embarcadero Road. Depending on traffic, 101 North will get you to SFO in 20-45 minutes, and San Francisco itself in 45 to 75 minutes. In the other direction, 30-45 minutes, is San Jose Airport. Note that though this is Silicon Valley, an area known for green innovation, and the home of Tesla and self-driving cars and many solar companies, it was built in the 1950's era for cars, not for public transit. You definitely need a car to get around. That said, there's a Caltrain station at the other end of University Ave, from which a "baby bullet" train can get you to San Francisco in 30 minutes. Other Things to Note: We ask that you park on the street. There are rarely any issues finding space to park. House Rules: • No smoking • No pets • No parties or events • Check-in is anytime after 3:00 PM
    Guest accommodations at this apartment offer hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers.

    Property manager

    Kevin Boer
    Speaks English, French

    Property amenities


    • Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking

    Food and drink

    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Coffee/tea maker


    • 1 bedroom
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 1 bathroom
    • Hair dryer


    • TV


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Heating


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board


    • Sleeps 2
    • Unit size: 409 sq ft (38 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions
    An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited

    Property is also known as

    Palo Alto Cottage Near Stanford Tech Companies
    Palo Alto Cottage Near Stanford & Tech Companies Apartment
    Palo Alto Cottage Near Stanford & Tech Companies Palo Alto

    About this area

    Palo Alto

    This apartment is located in Palo Alto. Shoreline Amphitheatre and Computer History Museum are cultural highlights, or if an activity is on the agenda, check out Twin Creeks Sports Complex. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Levi's Stadium or Stanford Stadium.
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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Stanford Shopping Center - 5 min drive
    • Stanford University Medical Center - 7 min drive
    • Facebook Campus - 8 min drive
    • Googleplex - 8 min drive
    • Stanford University - 15 min drive

    Getting around

    • Palo Alto Station - 4 min drive
    • Bayshore NASA Station - 10 min drive
    • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 25 min drive


    • Tamarine - 17 min walk
    • Il Fornaio - 18 min walk
    • Calafia - 18 min walk
    • Mayfield Bakery & Cafe - 19 min walk
    • Pluto's - 19 min walk

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Located in University South, this apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo and within 3 mi (5 km) of Stanford University and Stanford University Medical Center. Palo Alto Art Center and Stanford Theatre are also within 1 mi (2 km). Palo Alto Station is 28 minutes by foot.