Pet travel starts with finding a pet friendly lodging. We are currently showing 4 pet-friendly hotels in Palo Alto, California, which we define as dog friendly or cat friendly. Some of the hotels also accept other animals such as birds or ferrets. Our lodgings also include listings for pet-friendly Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins and Cottages, Inns and Motels if they are available in a particular location.

Another important piece of the puzzle is knowing fun places to take your pet. Let's face it, if you're going to take your dog to Palo Alto, you don't want to leave him behind in the hotel room. What fun is that for either of you? That's why we also provide fun pet-friendly parks and beaches as well as pet-friendly cafes, bars, stores and shopping malls it they are available in the area. You can find these by browsing our list of pet-friendly places in Palo Alto.

Featured Pet-Friendly Hotels in Palo Alto

Pet Policy: Pet Accommodation Fee is at $20.00 USD per pet per night with a pet limit of 2 pets per room.

Policy Confirmed: 07/13/2018 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 07/13/2018

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Pet Policy: We allow cats and dogs under 25 lb. at the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto. There is a nonrefundable pet occupancy fee, per pet. Pets are only allowed in certain hotel room types. Please contact us in advance when planning to bring your furry friend.

Policy Confirmed: 07/31/2018 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 07/31/2018

Featured Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Cafes in Palo Alto


Coupe Café

538 Ramona Street,
Palo Alto, CA
Pet Friendly Coupe Café in Palo Alto, California

Coupa Café has multiple locations in Palo Alto and Stanford but this one on Ramona Street has a nice-sized pet-friendly outdoor area where you can enjoy their fantastic food with your pooch. The cooking is Venezuelan influenced but also fusion eclectic. In the morning, you can get a Breakfast Arepa, as well as a Breakfast Bowl with yogurt, granola, and fruit, or a buckwheat Breakfast Crepe filled with mushrooms, avocado, and gouda. For lunch and dinner, the mash-up of Venezuelan and world cooking continues with an array of arepas and empanadas, as well as salads, paninis, wraps, and pastas.


Saint Michael’s Alley

140 Homer Avenue,
Palo Alto, CA
Pet Friendly Saint Michael’s Alley in Palo Alto, California

Saint Michael’s offers a magical hidden-away pet-friendly outdoor patio where you can enjoy their fabulous menu. You can make a meal of appetizers like Ahi Tuna Poke, Roasted Asparagus and Pork Belly with Pickled Onion and Balsamic Syrup, and Thai Spiced Mussels with Mint, Lime, and Lemongrass, or indulge in entrees like Roast Halibut with Lobster Butter Sauce, Roasted Lamb Loin with Fava Beans and Port Sauce, or Coconut Risotto with Baby Bok Choy.

Featured Pet-Friendly Dog Parks in Palo Alto


Mitchell Park

600 East Meadow Drive,
Palo Alto, CA
Pet Friendly Mitchell Park in Palo Alto, California

Has a fenced-in area where dogs can go off leash. Located one block west of Middlefield, at the south side of the park, behind Spangler School.


Greer Park

1098 Amarillo Avenue,
Palo Alto, CA
Pet Friendly Greer Park  in Palo Alto, California

Has a fenced-in area where dogs can go off leash. Located at Amarillo and West Bayshore, at the west side of the park.