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Highlights Menlo Park

  • Museums
  • Stanford University campus
  • Restaurants
  • Nature preserves
  • Bookstores

Best Vacation Rentals in Menlo Park

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Menlo Park, Silicon Valley
Vacation Rental • 441 ft² • 1 Bedroom
Charming, newly renovated garden cottage with separate entrance, private bathroom, and gourmet chef's kitchen. It is completely furnished with a plush king-sized bed, desk, desk chair, two end tables, luxury linens, armoire, custom closet, linens, ceiling fan, central heating, and air conditioning, and Hulu cable television with Netflix. The living room has a 50” television and the bedroom features a 43” television. The separate kitchen/living area includes a full-sized refrigerator, four-burner range, dishwasher, over the range microwave with convection oven, quartz countertops, and a wash...
from $151 / night
Menlo Park, Silicon Valley
Vacation Rental • 2594 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
Located minutes away from downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto, this discreet Country French-style home embodies Menlo Park living at its best. A mix of character and comfort, this spacious two-story home offers ample room to entertain and relax.-On the main level, pick your spot to relax from the spacious living room, the inviting sun room opening to the covered patio, and the large family room.- Great-size kitchen designed for the enthusiast home chef, equipped with Viking gas range and hood, Nespresso machine, microwave oven, dual sink, custom cabinetry, pantry, and ample granite countertop...
from $288 / night
Menlo Park, Silicon Valley
Vacation Rental • 3477 ft² • 5 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
This modern country style home is getaway in itself. Beautifully equipped with Tibetan furniture and decor, this home is spacious and luxurious. Includes entertainment area, outdoor BBQ grill and aswimming pool. The swimming pool can be heated for an additional fee. The property features 5 bedrooms, inclusive of 1 master suite, 2 master bedrooms and 2 rooms with a shared bathroom. The Master suite has a queen sized bed, bedrooms 1 and 2 and 3 have full sized beds and bedroom 4 has two twin beds. Also includes fully equipped gourmet kitchen.Located in a peaceful, quiet, family oriented neigh...
from $909 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Menlo Park

$284for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
$481 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Menlo Park

35%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
45% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Menlo Park

A Bay Area gem

Set on the peninsula between San Jose and San Francisco, Menlo Park is a small city in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It is most known for being the home of Stanford University campus, as well as for its mild year-round climate, spectacular natural spaces, and big-tech companies. If you’re looking for a small-town atmosphere near San Francisco, Menlo Park is a fantastic option. It’s a family-friendly destination with plenty of excellent shopping, dining, and educational offerings.

Finding your perfect Menlo Park vacation rental

Enjoy a leafy, low-key neighborhood in the Bay Area. Menlo Park is home to countless vacation rentals, with a little something for every type of traveler. Rentals in this area typically feature a modern design style with tasteful decor and homey furnishings. Most rentals come with a fully equipped kitchen and up-to-date appliances. Book a rental with a garden in a quiet part of the city. Splash around in your own private pool during the summer months. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets. With so many fantastic rental options, you may never want to leave Menlo Park!

Vacations in Menlo Park

The area and getting around

Getting to Menlo Park

Menlo Park is served by San Francisco International Airport, which is just 18 miles, or a 25-minute drive away. Oakland International Airport is also close by, at just 28 miles away. There are several car rental companies at both airports if you plan to rent a car during your stay.

Getting around Menlo Park

Except for the downtown district, the majority of Menlo Park is not very walkable. You can get around downtown on foot, otherwise, you’ll need a car or a bike to get around. Uber, Lyft, and taxis are widely available throughout the city. Bicycles are available for rent and are a wonderful way to explore the city.

Travelers and activities

Menlo Park for couples

Menlo Park has several historical and fascinating offerings for couples to explore. Head to Rodin Sculpture Garden on the Stanford University campus, where you can see a variety of outdoor sculptures situated throughout a beautiful garden. Menlo Park is home to several wonderful restaurant options. Enjoy a memorable date night at Flea Street, which offers spectacular 5-star cuisine made from seasonal, local ingredients. The Refuge is a laid-back gastropub serving fantastic food and drink options.

Menlo Park for nature lovers

If you’re craving some fresh air and natural surroundings during your stay in the city, you’re in luck. Menlo Park is home to several open green spaces and nature preserves. Ravenswood Open Space Preserve is a 376-acre preserve set on the border of East Palo Alto. There are several walking paths, benches, and overlook platforms that you can enjoy inside the park. Flood Park is a 21-acre urban park known for its abundance of oak trees. There are sports fields, tennis courts, walking trails, and picnic areas.

In 1854, Menlo Park was founded by two Irishmen who named the city after Menlough in Galway, Ireland.

Top 5 travel tips in Menlo Park

1. Stroll through the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

This museum was formerly called the Stanford University Museum of Art. It has since been renamed to Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts and remains on the campus of Stanford University. You can spend several hours strolling the massive museum space, which features several indoor and outdoor exhibits, informative displays, and historical art collections. Plus, admission is free.

2. Explore Bedwell Bayfront Park

Explore the outdoors in this wonderful city park. Bedwell Bayfront Park is home to several trails, hills, spectacular bay views, salt plains, and restroom facilities. It’s a great place to take a break from the busy city and take a walk in nature. The best time to go is around sunset.

3. See the gardens at the Allied Arts Guild

Founded in 1928, Allied Arts Guild is a place where artists come together and share their creations. The stunning grounds consist of beautiful fairy tale-like gardens, shops, artist studios, and a café. It’s worth the visit just to see how beautiful the space is. You can grab a cup of coffee from the café and explore the grounds on foot.

4. Browse the best bookshops in the city

Menlo Park is known for two spectacular book stores, Kepler’s Books and Feldman’s Books. Kepler’s Books is a popular intellectual hub in the Menlo Park area. It was founded in 1955 and is known for its diverse selection of books and magazines, as well as regular literary events. Feldman’s Books embodies a true indie-bookstore vibe. The store was founded in the late 1800s and features a massive selection of over 50,000 books, including specialized genres. There are plenty of antique and hard-to-find books here, and you can hang out in the cozy reading nooks.

5. See the Anderson Collection at Stanford University

The Anderson Collection is regarded as one of the best private collections of American modern and contemporary art in the world. The collection features over 120 sculptures and paintings and is displayed inside of one of America’s top schools, Stanford University. This activity makes a great day trip for art lovers.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Menlo Park

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Menlo Park cost?

Menlo Park is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. An overnight stay there costs on average $404 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Menlo Park?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your visit to Menlo Park, travel in December ($308 per night on average), March ($326), or January ($334), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Menlo Park?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($533), July ($480), and June ($473).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Menlo Park?

If you decide to put Menlo Park on your bucket list, we suggest planning your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 80% of rentals booked the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

July, August and April are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 47%, 46%, and 33%. However, even during these months, when the availability is the highest, the average is only 42%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Menlo Park.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Menlo Park?

We have grouped together the offers from 2 different partners in Menlo Park, so we can offer you around 310 properties. You're going to have a hard time picking your favorite!

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