The Palo Alto Inn

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94306, United States of America
4.5 out of 5 rating 105 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Palo Alto Inn in Palo Alto, you'll be in the business district, within a 15-minute drive of Stanford University and San Francisco Bay. This motel is 10.2 mi (16.3 km) from Santa Clara Convention Center and 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from Levi's Stadium.


Make yourself at home in one of the 23 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 9 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

San Antonio Shopping Center - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Rengstorff Park - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Charleston Plaza - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Los Altos History Museum - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Tesla Motors - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Googleplex - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Stanford Stadium - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Computer History Museum - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Shoreline Amphitheatre - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Hoover Tower - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Palo Alto Art Center - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Stanford Shopping Center - 6.5 km / 4 mi
El Camino Hospital - 6.5 km / 4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County) - 8.1 km / 5 mi
San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 21.6 km / 13.4 mi
San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 22.5 km / 14 mi
San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview) - 32.6 km / 20.2 mi
San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 40.1 km / 24.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Palo Alto Inn is San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Total number of rooms - 23
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area