Palo Alto is home to some smart cookies. This small-town-with-a-big-city-feel has fostered some of America’s greatest minds at Stanford University. It is also innovation central, having become the seat of many progressive electronic and technology companies. If you need a hotel here, chances are you’ve come to visit one of these businesses, and the choices and convenience are helpful for a short visit. Best of all, Palo Alto has a wonderfully chilled-out culture which is probably a symptom of being a bit too close to its über-mellow cousin in the Bay Area.
Hotels in Palo Alto
Palo Alto is well-known for having a large range of accommodations, including home-style inns, basic motels, and luxury suits at 5-star hotels. Predominantly, they appeal to the business traveler, where reliable Wi-Fi is more valued than the swimming pool.
The luxury options in the city are impressive and hotels like Garden Court Hotel, located in the heart of the city, offer only the best services. Most of these luxury venues are ideal for all occasions, including large-scale conferences, weddings, and other special events.
Where to stay in Palo Alto
Value for money is certainly the tag line of hotels in Menlo Park. The area is the perfect combination of an urban center with a small town feel. Places like Dinah’s Garden Hotel are exactly the sort of digs we’re talking about - luxury service with a homey feel.
You can immediately see why the likes of Steve Jobs and those ‘Google guys’ love making this their HQ. Mountain View is where you go to escape. It’s quiet, largely residential, and located just outside of Palo Alto city center. With a hilly backdrop of nature, it’ a great place to stay, with the likes of the Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos a favorite.