Locale Apartments

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Locale Apartments - Aerial View

Locale Apartments are available as a full-year option for single graduate students. Furnished by the University, these two-bedroom apartments house two students.

Locale is a brand new (May 2016) 5-story building located near downtown Redwood City, within easy walking distance to the Caltrain station.  Locale is near the Redwood City government center and downtown area with many shops and restaurants, as well as Sequoia Station shopping center.  Apartments have stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, laminate plank flooring, Nest smart thermostats, and keyless fob access.  The building has a small workout room, a rooftop barbeque area with hot tub, open air fireplace, and view of the hills, and covered parking (including electric vehicle charging stations). Furnished by the University, each two-bedroom apartment houses two students.

Stanford provides wireless DSL and utilities. Stanford does not provide cable television, telephone, or cost of laundry.

If you are assigned here and are interested in housing on campus, please file a reassignment request. The reassignment request form can be found within the Housing and Dining section of Axess under the tab “Apply for Reassignment'. There is no fee to be reassigned to on-campus housing and assignments are made based on the date you submit your reassignment request.

Sublicensing is not permitted within off-campus subsidized apartments.

General Information

Residence Name

Locale – five-story building


Off-campus housing – Locale is located near downtown Redwood City and the Caltrain station

Navigation Address

488 Winslow Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

Distance from  Campus

Located approximately 6.5 miles from Stanford; about a 35 minute bike ride to campus.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 94 spaces

Housing Front Desk

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

Custodial Service

Self-managed, except for common areas.

Dining Service

Kitchens provided; optional Stanford Dining or student-managed plan.

Co-ed Type

Gender-Neutral Housing Available

Living Area
 Locale Apartments - Living Room
Kitchen Area Locale Apartments - Kitchen
Exterior Locale Apartments - Exterior





Carpet and laminate plank

Extra-long twin bed

Sink with mirror

Window coverings

Desk and chair


High-speed internet access



Cable TV capability






Coffee table


Dining table & chairs