Stanford Villa Apartments

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

Stanford Villa Apartments is a 209 unit complex which has green open spaces, three pools, laundry facilities, a sauna, an exercise room, and elevators in some buildings. The apartments are spacious and have carpet and laminate flooring throughout.  A Starbucks and Grocery Outlet are right next door to the complex.

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

Stanford Villa Apartments – three-story buildings


Off-campus housing – Stanford Villa is close to Midtown shops and restaurants and a quick drive to downtown Palo Alto

Navigation Address

3375 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306

Distance from Campus

Located 3.8 miles from Stanford.  It is approximately 19 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 24 spaces

Couples without Children Spaces

1 Bedroom: 5 apartments

Housing Front Desk

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


One assigned space per apartment, uncovered.

Laundry Facilities

On-site laundry facilities, card-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.

Complex Website


Stanford Villa Apartments Pool
Stanford Villa Apartments Outside Area with Fountain



Each Bedroom

Carpet and Laminate Flooring

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

Queen bed frame and mattress (couples)

Window coverings

Desk and chair

High-speed internet access




Coffee table


Dining table & chairs