Noel Oaks Apartments

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Noel Oaks Apartments are available as a full-year option for single graduate students. Furnished by the University, two-bedroom apartments each house two students, while three-bedroom apartments each house three students

Noel Oaks is located on a curved, tree-lined street in close proximity to downtown Menlo Park, the Menlo Park Civic Center, Burgess Park, and Caltrain. Residents enjoy beautifully manicured lawns surrounded by mature redwood trees. Apartments boast upgraded units with high end finishes such as crown molding, granite countertops, wood floors, and double pane windows. There is no smoking allowed on property, no BBQs on patios. Bikes must be kept in the bike rooms or in your apartment.  Noel Oaks is near a Caltrain station, library, and downtown Menlo Park shops and restaurants.

The apartments are spacious and have carpeting and wood floors. Each apartment has one assigned space in an under-building carport. 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

Noel Oaks Apartments – two-story buildings


Off-campus housing - Noel Oaks is located near downtown Menlo Park, Menlo Park Civic Center, Burgess Park, and Caltrain.

Navigation Address

1010 Noel Drive, Menlo Park, CA  94025

Distance from  Campus

Located 2.3 miles from Stanford.  It is approximately 16 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 14 spaces

3 Bedroom, Triple Occupancy: 3 spaces

Housing Front Desk

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


One assigned, covered space per apartment, under building.

Note:  A Menlo Park ordinance prohibits parking on the street overnight.  Please see the Off-Campus Housing Front Desk for further information.

Laundry Facilities

On-site laundry facilities.


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

The Apartments

Noel Oaks Apartments - Outside
Outside Area
Noel Oaks Apartments - Patio
Patio Area
Noel Oaks Apartments - Kitchen
Kitchen Area
Noel Oaks Apartments - Bathroom
Noel Oaks Apartments - Bedroom
Bedroom Area



Each Bedroom

Wood flooring  and carpets

Extra-long twin bed frame and mattress

Window coverings

Desk and chair

High-speed internet access




Coffee table


Dining table & chairs