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Cottage near downtown Palo Alto


Cottage near downtown Palo Alto

3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

A comfortable and quiet cottage located a discrete distance behind a private home in a family neighborhood. Convenient to downtown Palo Alto. Grocery and coffee shop close by. Ample parking next to the front door.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


91 Reviews

Ernie User Profile
June 2018
First off, let me say not only was this my first airbnb experience, but it was my six year olds son’s first time away from his home and mother. This means I was extremely diligent and cautious about where I chose to stay. I was in the area to attend a camp at the university. Bob …
Pat User Profile
May 2018
This is a great little cottage with everything you could need for a stay of days to weeks! We enjoyed the outside space, a place to park a rented car, the comfort of the bed, the ROKU TV (great for our grandchild who stayed with us!), and a lovely neighborhood where we found qui…
Evan User Profile
March 2018
Bob is incredibly hospitable and the cost and location of his place is hard to beat. The bed is big and comfy, there's a table to eat and work at, and even with a futon there's still ample space for you to spread your stuff out and relax. This location is ideal for those looking …
Tj User Profile
March 2018
Bob’s place was perfect for my business trip! The place was in a great location and the kitchen was fully stocked with breakfast food and other things. Highly recommend!
Martina User Profile
February 2018
Bob’s place is in a beautiful neighborhood and in such a convenient location! Being able to walk to my office, restaurants, & shops in Palo Alto was perfect. The kitchen was stocked with goodies and all the cooking utensils you’ll need should you decide to cook. I’d absolute…
Nicole User Profile
February 2018
Bob's place was a great place to rest and recharge while at a conference at Stanford. The space is laid out incredibly well for two people to share, including doing a little bit of cooking and getting some work done. The space was clean, well stocked with supplies, and comfortabl…
Dalya User Profile
January 2018
Home away from home. It was cozy, clean and comfortable. Would definitely go back.

Hosted by Bob

Menlo Park, California, United StatesJoined in June 2011
Bob User Profile
285 Reviews
1 Reference
Bob is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My wife Pam and I have lived in Menlo Park for the past 26 years. My wife Pam was an executive for a large non-profit organization and I worked as a photographer. Both of us are now retired and look forward to travel and staying at other Airbnb rentals. We also have an Airbnb in…
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