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Arastradero West Apartments are available as an academic-year option for single graduate students and couples without children students. 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.  

Arastradero West Apartments is a quiet, gated community with an abundance of amenities, including underground gated parking, elevators, exercise room, club house, swimming pool, sauna, ample laundry facilities, extra storage, large balconies, plus an attractive garden setting.

Furnished by the University, each two-bedroom apartment houses two students while each one-bedroom apartment houses one couple without children.

The apartments are spacious and have carpet and laminate flooring throughout. Each apartment has one assigned space in an under-building parking garage. Stanford provides wireless DSL and utilities. Stanford does not provide cable television, telephone, or cost of laundry.

If you are assigned to Arastradero West Apartments and are interested in housing on campus, please file a reassignment request. The reassignment request form can be found within the R&DE section of Axess under the tab 'Forms and Petitions'. There is no fee to be reassigned to on-campus housing.

Sublicensing is not permitted within off-campus subsidized apartments.

General Information

Residence Name

Arastradero West Apartments – three-story buildings


Off-campus housing - Arastradero West Apartments is located near Gunn High School, Terman Middle School, Stanford, and the VA Hospital.

Navigation Address

724 Arastradero Road in Palo Alto 94306

Distance from Campus

Located approximately 3.4 miles from Stanford; about a 17 minute bike ride to campus.

Housing Front Desk

Escondido Village Housing Front Desk
Escondite Cottage, 150 Comstock Circle
Stanford, CA 94305

Dining Service

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

Co-ed Type

Gender-Neutral Housing Not Available

Common Areas

Outside Area

Living Area

Kitchen Area








Carpet and Laminate Flooring

Extra-long twin bed

Sink with mirror

Window coverings

Desk and chair


High-speed internet access



Cable TV capability






Coffee table
End Table



Dining table & chairs



Last modified Tue, 22 Jul, 2014 at 11:44