Hawthorne Apartments

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Hawthorne Apartments


Hawthorne apartments are available as a full-year option for single graduate students and couples without children.  Single graduate students are assigned to two-bedroom apartments and couples without children are assigned to one-bedroom units.  Both options are furnished by the University.

Hawthorne is located on a quiet tree-lined street, three blocks from downtown Palo Alto. The complex includes a swimming pool, hot tub, assigned covered parking, and laundry facilities.

Stanford provides high speed internet through Comcast and covers the cost of utilities. Stanford does not provide cable television, telephone, or cost of laundry.

Sublicensing is not permitted within off-campus subsidized apartments.

General Information

Residence Name

Hawthorne Apartments – two-story buildings


Off-campus housing – Hawthorne Apartments are walking distance to downtown Palo Alto.

Navigation Address

275 Hawthorne Avenue, Palo Alto, CA  94301

Distance from  Campus

Located 1.6 miles from Stanford. It is approximately 10 minutes to campus by bike.

Couples without Children Spaces

1 Bedroom: 27 apartments

Housing Front Desk

Off-Campus Housing Front Desk
Escondite Cottage, 150 Comstock Circle
Stanford, CA 94305

Parking Minimum one assigned parking space per apartment, assigned by property manager upon move-in.  Parking is in an underground lot, and there is also a visitor parking lot. 

Laundry Facilities

On-site laundry facilities, coin-operated.


Kitchens provided - appliances vary, but all apartments have a refrigerator and stove/oven.
Optional: Stanford Dining

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited on-site.  Please exit building and go out to the street to smoke.

Pet Policy

Stanford University does not allow pets of any kind in apartments.


Hawthorne Living Room Hawthorne Bedroom
Living Room Bedroom
Hawthorne Kitchen Image 1 Hawthorne Kitchen Image 2
Kitchen Image 1 Kitchen Image 2
Hawthorne Bathroom




Hawthorne Pool Area

Bathroom Pool and Spa Area





Carpet and Laminate Flooring

Extra-long twin bed frame and mattress (single students)

Window coverings

Queen bed frame and mattress (couples)

High-speed internet access

Desk and chair



Coffee table


Dining table & chairs