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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent San Francisco Bay Area reviews

  • Much better than a motel and cheaper

    "We stayed here while visiting my daughter in San Lorenzo. The location was perfect. The furnishings look different than the picture; I think even nicer. The kitchen was well furnished, the bed was comfortable and the unit was very clean. It was convenient having the washer and drier available. As mentioned in other reviews, having a designated parking space is wonderful in Alameda. We took the ferry to San Francisco one day, a great way to get to Fisherman's wharf or downtown. We will stay here again when we are in the area."
    Guest: jmac Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Great views! Great Home! Great neighborhood!

    "Our family of seven began our 10 day California vacation at this beautiful home. Since we only had one day in San Francisco this was the perfect place for our adult children to experience the flavor of the city by living in this great neighborhood, which was safe, friendly, walking distance to shops, restaurants and transportation. David was a very gracious and attentive host who met us upon our arrival. He provided a great deal of information about SF. The views from all the rooms and terraced backyard were fantastic! The rooms were spacious with lovely décor. Clean and contemporary. No worries about the front stairs as there are landings between flights if one needs to take a break! We found parking on the street immediately in front of the house. We would definitely love to stay again when we return to San Francisco."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
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  • Really perfect!

    "It's great to start and retire at the end of the day in a HOME. Having the extra space while traveling with kids is perfect. All the reviews are absolutely correct! Thank you for a lovely stay."
    Guest: Elizabeth 2 Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Perfect Place!

    "I just rented the home for the weekend to celebrate my 40th with my friends. The location is perfect to get the beach and be close to the town. The set up in the home is great for many guests and extremely comfortable. Very comfy beds too. It is well equipped with most needed items. The property is gorgeous with lush greenery and privacy. While good, the pictures don't quite do it justice. The property manager Bill is absolutely great and the owner Charles is easy to work with and gets back to you on a timely fashion. I'd easily rent this home again and again. Thank you for such a perfect weekend. We all just loved it."
    Guest: Meghan J. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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Palo Alto Travel Tips

Attractions Near Palo Alto Vacation Rentals

From Palo Alto vacation rentals, you can easily access shopping at Menlo Park or visit art galleries like the Palo Alto Art Center. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View explains the history of Silicon Valley. If you enjoy the beauty of a garden, then be sure to check out Palo Alto's Gamble Garden or Sunset Magazine Gardens in Menlo Park. Enjoy ice skating at Winter Lodge outdoor rink, visit the Museum of American Heritage or tour the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo.

Stay in Palo Alto Lodging for a Famous College Campus Tour

As you help your children determine what college to attend, consider staying in a Palo Alto vacation rentals while you tour Stanford University. Even if your purposes aren't necessarily education, there are several things that Stanford University has to offer for activities and entertainment. Take a guided walking tour of the campus or visit Memorial Church on a Sunday morning for ecumenical worship featuring organ music and a full choir. Hoover Tower, scaling 285 feet tall, offers a beautiful view of the campus from the top. Art enthusiast can enjoy Cantor Art Center (free of charge) or the Rodin Sculpture Garden.

San Francisco Bay Area Travel and Activities

Less than an hour's drive north of Palo Alto lodging is the bustling city life of San Francisco. A variety of activities and attractions offer the opportunity for a fun filled day trip. Several museums are available for the whole family to enjoy, including the Aquarium and Exploratorium. San Francisco Bay area travel offers a fantastic experience in all forms of transportation, such as cable cars, train, and helicopter tours. Take the opportunity to enjoy nightlife with a variety of clubs and restaurants. Do a little shopping on Pier 39 and then head back to your Palo Alto vacation rental for a relaxing evening.

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