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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the university tour on a Sunday morning, had a great guide named Teo, but we were in a very large group. We had a quick overview of some of this humongous campus. The chapel is lovely, the hospitals are HUGE (though they weren't...More

Thank luron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stanford is one of my favourite US universities. On my very first visit to the US from Australia, in 1975, I travelled to Palo Alto to look around the Campus, the Cecil H Green Library, the Chapel aka Stanford Memorial Church and the Cantor Arts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent about 1/2 day on the beautiful campus and visited the very interesting art museum which has a very large collection of Rodin sculpture among other fascinating items. Great way to spend part of a day.

Thank BuntzB
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get accepted to Stanford, you must go. The campus is incredible. The other Ivy's can compete - and I'm a Penn alum.

Thank Chioma F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stanford, just the name itself stands out, and it is one of the best universities in the world. Located in Palo Alto, it offers one of the most diverse fields of studies in the US, and many of the brightest students attend this wonderful university....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff & housekeeping, location, clean, no comp bkfst but close to California Ave for shpg, dining & other cheap eats. Very close to Stanford Univ & its hospital. Room has fridge, TV, mcrwv, toaster, coffee maker that I didn't use, walk-in shower, comp chocolates...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Stanford university in February 2018.The hufu tower is really good.You can see a beautiful view of Stanford university and San Francisco. Love it very much!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my fourth visit to Stanford in four years. But this is the first time I truly had time to drive the length and breath of this awesome Campus. It was 2018 Commencement Weekend and the entire Campus was bright and shinning. Lovely experience.

Thank Wole A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had more time to spend on campus here. Just passing through, the beauty of the setting is stunning. The oval is an absolute delight! And the promenade into and out of it lined with many a palm tree.

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The University has great art, architecture, and history. Visit the museum and the Quad. Don't miss the bookstore and the fountains (dip your feet or more!) Great for biking and casual walking. Parking is not easy - look for the pay parking near the Union.

Thank Craig C
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I would say to just avoid on campus driving and parking. I'd stay on the perimeter (maybe park at a shopping center) and walk in because parking is tight, traffic on campus is very slow with people arriving, and it takes... More
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey_Teh_2000 | Reviewed this property |
you can tour your own. Just go to the oval field and also visit the hoover tower (entrance fee USD4, senior is USD3)
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12 June 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More