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 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, views of the hills, and covered parking (including electric vehicle charging stations).

Stanford provides high speed internet through Comast 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

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 6.2 miles from Stanford.  It is approximately 39 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 92 spaces

Housing Front Desk

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


Minimum one assigned space per apartment in an underground secure garage.

Laundry Facilities

Washer and dryer in each unit.


Kitchens provided - all apartments have a refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, and dishwasher.
Optional: Stanford Dining

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited on the entire property, including individual units, common areas, every building, and adjoining grounds.

Pet Policy

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

Complex Website

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



Each Bedroom

Carpet and laminate plank flooring

Extra-long twin bed frame and mattress

Window coverings

Desk and chair

High-speed internet access




Coffee table


Dining table & chairs