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The Zen Hotel - Palo Alto - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (507 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Traveling can be stressful and when tourists come to the Palo Alto area, they are just looking for a little Zen for themselves. This is why the Zen Hotel is a great place for travelers. The name says it all! This hotel is peaceful and eco-friendly. In the Palo Alto area, it has become one of the most popular stays for travelers. It has 37 rooms, a free hot breakfast, fitness center, complementary welcome snacks, business center, free parking, laundry, and is located near Stanford University. The rooms here are extremely comfortable and guests of the Zen Hotel will truly feel like they have found the most relaxing place in the world. The rooms feature climate control, flat screen television, mini fridge, Starbucks coffee, bottled water, work desk, plush mattress, and microwave. The mood here is calm and the rooms will help the guests of the hotel to enjoy their stay and get the stresses of life off of their minds. With Stanford University being right around the corner, guests will find so many attractions, eateries, and shopping areas nearby. It is easy to find something to do here, but it is also very easy to just relax while guests are here. Guests who want to venture out can check out Broines Park, Monroe Mini-Park, Immersion Spa, CineArts at Palo Alto Square, and Sarah Wallis Park. Guests of the Zen Hotel will find their inner peace after spending just a few days here. Booking is simple, but because this is such a small hotel, rooms may sell out so it is imperative to book early.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, good breakfast, very helpful staff
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice room at an excellent rate Paid more for other places in the vicinity that were not nearly as nice as the Zen
Dinah's Garden Hotel - Palo Alto - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,315 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Dinah's Garden Hotel is a boutique hotel nestled in the San Francisco Bay Area, in the heart of Palo Alto. Rooms feature private outdoor seating areas, a Keurig coffee maker and the addition of bath amenities. In addition, there are pet-friendly guest rooms making a trip with the dog simple. With easy access to the bay area, it is easy to relax in simplicity at Dinah's Garden Hotel. A business center is offered with on-site fax, computers and a printer for use any time both day and night. A fitness center is available and features a selection of treadmills, elliptical machines, and yoga mats. There are several on site amenities to make every visitors stay simple including a courtesy airport shuttle. While staying, enjoy the many restaurants in the area such as Terun for traditional Italian pizza and a casual atmosphere and Homma's Brown Rice Sushi for handcrafted rolls and warm saké or head to the Valencia Asian Market for a taste of everything from handmade curry to loaded burritos. Guests are urged to explore everything the city has to offer from the Stanford Shopping Center for upscale boutiques and many museums including the Cantor Arts Center and the Junior Museum and Zoo and tour the Arizona Cactus garden for exotic cacti and succulents. Visitors can also take a stroll downtown for unique shops, small cafés, and independent art galleries. At the end of the evening, relax in comfort at Dinah's Garden Hotel.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful setting and gardens. Two highly-rated restaurants on premises. Heated pool and lovely pool setting. Friendly staff; immediate response to requests. Spacious room; useful mini-kitchen with prep counter, sink, refrigerator, and utensils. Comfortable bed. Ample room lighting. Convenient work desk and sitting table in room.
Cons: Mix of contemporary and baroque furnishings is odd. No microwave in room. No hot tub/jacuzzi at pool. No fresh (refrigerated) half-and-half available for the coffee in the lobby.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved it! So cool to have the koi ponds in between the rooms! So cute!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very peaceful and green.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Needed two rooms and got a good pre-pay rate. Short stay but comfortable. Very good breakfast on site.
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto in Palo Alto, you'll be in the business district, a 5-minute drive from Facebook Campus and 6 minutes from Computer History Museum. Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and express check-in. Planning an event in Palo Alto? This hotel has facilities measuring 7000 square feet (650 square meters), including conference space. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean. Comfortable bed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff paid close attention to details. Very nice stay.
Cons: I enjoyed everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location for me.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice room
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Amenities; spa, pool, gym For me, the location was convenient and easy to get to work. Gentleman holding the front door entrance Cleaniness of my room The meals were good
Cons: The location is not surrounded in a lively area. More amenities should be offered at this hotel
8.0 Excellent
Cons: No refrigerator to store my perishable snacks and water.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great service without being intrusive.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: First class in every way!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Convenient, clean, upscale
Cons: The Restaurant's food was overpriced.
Overview Reviews
Make yourself right at home at Homewood Suites by Hilton® Palo Alto. Enjoy the ideal location, just minutes from Silicon Valley, downtown Palo Alto and Stanford University. Unwind in a comfortable studio, one or two bedroom suite. Prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchen – complete with a dishwasher, microwave, twin burner cooktop, coffeemaker and a range of utensils. Take advantage of our complimentary grocery shopping service and let us stock your suite with all your favorite foods, or pick up snacks and travel essentials at the Suite Shop. Every suite at this extended-stay hotel in Palo Alto, CA, features separate living and sleeping areas, a sofa bed and two TVs. Stay connected throughout your stay with complimentary internet access. Join us for a complimentary full hot breakfast, served every morning at our all-suite hotel in Palo Alto. After a long day, unwind over evening dinner and drinks*, available Monday through Thursday. It’s easy to exercise with our fitness center and outdoor pool. The outdoor terrace is the perfect spot to soak up the California sunshine and enjoy a barbeque with friends. Host a meeting or event for up to 50 guests in our 900 sq.ft. meeting room, which is divisible into two smaller spaces. Let our experienced staff help plan the details, ensuring your event is a success. Visit the complimentary 24-hour business center to put last minute touches to your presentation. *State and local laws apply.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast and reception Clean and neat facility Great staff
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast bar was great.
Cons: The person checking us in was a bit overwhelmed. Was not able to familiarize us with everything we needed to know.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was huge and very accommodating.
Cons: None
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The cleaness, the room size, the check in process. This is a hotel beats all my expectations during this trip, especially after the big disappointment in the Knight Inn in Monterey
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome rooms!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My family and I love staying at this hotel because of there location and breakfast.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Room is very big (I lived in Apt. smaller than it) Two TVs, Kitchen, well suited for long stay (if you can afford the price)
Cons: breakfast is limited. underground parking lot not comfortable - polls not marked (same color as concrete floor) scratch my car.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff very personable, checked a lineup of people in quickly and efficiently.
Cons: Wish my room hadn't faced onto busy road, but ceiling fan and a/c fan mostly drowned noise out.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: They had free hot chocolate and candy canes for Christmas and gave everyone a stocking.
Cons: I found a band aid in the shower
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great room, price, and service!
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful
Cons: Awsome
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Stay is pretty nice overall.
Cons: Breakfast is not really that impressive. It's okay but could be better.
Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel - Palo Alto - Building
8.8 Excellent (1,573 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Palo Alto, California is beautiful. The Creekside Inn, A Greystone Hotel is a boutique hotel that captures the charm of Palo Alto and has spread it throughout the accommodations of the hotel. This hotel prides itself on being eco-friendly and is a great place to escape the fast pace of Silicon Valley. The 136 rooms of the hotel are designed to be functional for both business and leisure travelers. There are guest rooms and suites to choose from. The decor of the rooms is tasteful with splashes of tranquil accents throughout. For a separate bedroom space, travelers can choose to stay in a 1-bedroom suite. Suites have kitchenettes that have stovetops and cooking utensils so guests can make some meals for staying in. All rooms have microwaves, TVs, and desks. There are two restaurants for guests to choose from at the Creekside Inn, A Greystone Hotel. CIBO restaurant has a sit-down dining room where the menu consists of California style foods that have some Mediterranean influences. Guests can also order room service from this restaurant’s menu. Just next door to the hotel is the Driftwood Deli. Palo Alto has many other restaurants and cafes to try out, as well. There are some good cultural experiences to check out in Palo Alto, like the Rodin bronze sculptures. The Stanford Shopping Center is a must for those who love shopping. Guests can go see the famed Stanford University while in town too. Silicon Valley isn’t far away from the Creekside Inn, A Greystone Hotel so visitors should make sure to make the short trip to see it.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It had everything we needed plus lip balm! It had a lovely garden view and walkout space.
Cons: The only thing I disliked was the odor of something used as a freshener. It felt unhealthy for us to be breathing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This hotel is very cute and affordable. It's close to Stanford, has a nice little pool, and beautiful landscaping. It's very clean, up to date, has a great overhead shower, and the bed was super comfy. The deli next door is great too! I would definitely recommend this to someone going down to Palo Alto. We considered staying in a big name hotel for more money, but opted for this place because it had more character, free parking, and was closer to the school. I'm so glad we did!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room was polished and comfortable. Good location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Peaceful and quiet and beautiful setting. Perfect for a visit with our grown children!
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Early check-in allowed at 1:30 pm and noon check-out. Free wifi. Room was sensibly and tastefully appointed including ergonomic chair and bed. Next to El Camino and yet a nice natural setting.
Cons: TV basically did not have digital channels or I could not find them. Maids banged on the door real loud.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Very quiet and comfortable. Liked the restaurant.
Cons: I didn't get my wake-up call.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, accessible, convenient to everything, quite rooms, fridge in room, plenty of parking.
Cons: Nothing. No complaints.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room. Comfortable beds. Beautiful, peaceful grounds. Heated pool in a beautiful garden setting.
Garden Court Hotel - Palo Alto - Building
8.8 Excellent (303 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Garden Court Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Downtown Palo Alto and offers elegant lodging accommodations. It is located between San Francisco and San Jose International Airports, an ideal location for business or leisurely travelers for Silicon Valley, Mountain View, Stanford University, and the Bay Area Peninsula. With tree-lined streets of City Centre, guests have award winning restaurants, world-class shopping, and elegant spas are within easy walking distance. A remodel was completed in 2011 to its 62 guest rooms that are filled with natural light and offer several options from open floor plans, fireplaces, and breakfast nooks. The Garden Court Hotel offers deluxe queen and king rooms along with a grand executive king room. Upgraded suites and a penthouse are available for guests. Its Grand Deluxe Suite has a separate living room with a sofa bed, floor to ceiling windows, and French doors open to views of Palo Alto’s downtown district. The large marble bathroom has a separate aerated spa tub and overhead rain shower. Room and suite amenities include down duvet pillows, luxury Italian linens, 5-star beds and bedding with down mattress toppers and comforters, a 49” flat screen HDTV, complimentary Wi-Fi, desk or round table, energy saving key card lighting, large marble bathrooms, luxury bath products, and much more. Garden Court Hotel features includes a fitness center, a terrace garden, a restaurant and bar, a business center, meeting and banquet rooms, and a 24-hour front desk and is pet-friendly. It serves morning complimentary refreshments along with afternoon and evening refreshments. It is a perfect luxury stay for leisurely or business travelers visiting the Palo Alto area.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The rooms are spacious and comfortable, and the staff is excellent.
Nobu Hotel Epiphany Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Building
8.8 Excellent (288 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Nobu Hotel Epiphany Palo Alto places you in the heart of Palo Alto, a 2-minute drive from Stanford Shopping Center and 9 minutes from Stanford University. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Interesting design
Cons: N/A
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The Peninsula Creamery is across the street and The Old Pro is a 1 minute walk away. You couldn't be more central to downtown PA.
Cons: 1 elevator, but its large because this used to be an old age condo building so they needed to cart the sick and the dead out in stretchers.
Country Inn Motel - Palo Alto - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (286 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Palo Alto, Country Inn Motel is within a 10-minute drive of Tesla Motors and Computer History Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Cute little place. Immaculately clean. Very well kept. Nostalgic charm.
Cons: No typical amenities like a gym, bar, or breakfast room.
Cardinal Hotel - Palo Alto - Building
8.8 Excellent (262 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Palo Alto, California is a fun city to visit. Tourists find that it has a lot of history and culture. When they are looking for a historic, yet boutique hotel to stay in, they can stay at the Cardinal Hotel. This hotel was built in 1924 and is located near Stanford University. It has a 24-hour front desk, business center, and is located on a non-smoking property. The rooms here include a flat-screen television with premium channels, media hub, WiFi, USB ports, work desk and chair, Tarocco Orange bath products, iron, hairdryer, housekeeping, and micro tec robes and slippers. Guests of the Cardinal Hotel can dine on-site at Osteria and Bistro Maxine. This hotel is right in the middle of all the fun. Guests will find that it easy for them to get to many attractions in Palo Alto, including Stanford University. They can also check out the Apple Store, Whole Foods, Yogasource, Cal Train, Stanford Theatre, Hana Haus, Aquarius Theatre, Bing Concert Hall, Downtown Library, Shinola, and Patagonia. There is shopping nearby and quite a few restaurants. When guests are booking their room here, they will need to find out if there are any Stanford events in the area. These events can cause the hotels in the area to fill up, and due to its popularity, the Cardinal Hotel fills up fast. The staff here can help with any booking questions that guests may have. The staff here is incredibly friendly and welcoming, and guests of the hotel will truly enjoy the service they give to them!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great ambiance, great staff, lovely history.
Cons: The hotel may not be for everyone -- if you like a modern experience ,not for you. Stay away, please, from my favorite hotel.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: It's right in the center of everything I just walk to Stanford, restaurant's, etc.
Cons: You get some noice early morning trash collection and late at night people walk-in from bars, but they do offer ear plug
7.3 Good
Pros: Location was great in the center of downtown Palo Alto. Cool old elevator. Very affordable.
Cons: It was very loud at night from some of the nearby bars, though it seemed to quiet down after midnight. The shared bathrooms and showers were a bit of a hassle, but we never had to wait to use one.
The Westin Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Building
8.7 Excellent (739 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Enjoy downtown to the hilt at The Westin Palo Alto. Our four-star hotel is in the heart of the Silicon Valley with unparalleled access to museums, malls, golf courses and gardens. Tour the Stanford University campus, just one half mile from our hotel, or ride the Caltrain to other Northern California attractions. When you return from your downtown activities, relax in the outdoor heated pool and hot tub or collect your thoughts in our elegant Luna Lounge and Mediterranean-style courtyards. Our Palo Alto hotel features four ornate event venues, a 24-hour WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio and California-inspired dining at Restaurant Soleil. Find amenities devoted to your well-being in all our hotel rooms and suites such as whirlpool tubs and 24-hour room service. Refresh yourself in your marble Westin Heavenly® Bath or soak up the Palo Alto sun from your outdoor terrace. Your room includes a Westin Heavenly® Bed, Starbucks® coffee and premium movie channels. The good life is yours at The Westin Palo Alto.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was very professional and accommodating. Great with my very large puppy.
Cons: No complaints
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Check-in was exceptional. Service was excellent. Clerk made me feel welcomed.
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I took my daughter to visit the Stanford campus. The hotel location was convenient, the staff were friendly, room service was prompt, food was great. The bathroom was modern, clean, and well lit.
Cons: They charge extra for parking.
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Bedroom
8.6 Excellent (654 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto is the nearest hotel to Downtown Palo Alto. Stanford University and the Stanford University Medical Center are three miles away, and our Palo Alto hotel is convenient to Fortune 500 companies including HP, Facebook and Google. Enjoy easy access to retail, dining and entertainment options, and take advantage of fantastic connectivity to San Francisco and San Jose – both within 20 minutes’ drive of our welcoming hotel in Palo Alto, CA. Settle into a spacious guest room, equipped with complimentary WiFi, an HDTV, a Keurig® coffee maker, a microwave and a mini-refrigerator. Relax on the Serta Perfect Sleeper bed and work comfortably at the oversized desk with ergonomic chair. Upgrade to a suite to enjoy more than double the space of a standard guest room. Print documents in the complimentary 24-hour business center. Plan a conference or wedding at this Palo Alto, CA hotel with over 3,000 sq. ft. of function space, comprising four meeting spaces and a boardroom. Our dedicated staff and contemporary A/V technology will ensure that your function is a success. Work out in the complimentary fitness center, swim in the sparkling indoor pool or unwind by the fire pit on the outdoor patio. Buy snacks, chilled meals and sundries in the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry. Savor a cooked-to-order breakfast in the Garden Grille & Bar, which also serves American cuisine for dinner. Dine in the comfort of your guest room with our evening room service.
9.1 Excellent
Cons: heater noise too loud
7.7 Good
Pros: Room deco
Cons: Lighting in the room. Should have more lights
Coronet Motel - Palo Alto - Building
8.6 Excellent (569 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Coronet Motel is a family-owned property located in Palo Alto, CA, and it prides itself on being an affordable property that offers a range of amenities to the guests and boasts a great location that is just two blocks from Stanford University and plenty of other places that the guests may wish to visit. The property features 21 units, from which the guests can choose. Guests who stay at the Coronet Motel will find spacious two-room suites that have kitchenettes, which can make it easier to prepare some meals rather than going out to dine all the time. The kitchenettes have coffeemakers, toasters, a refrigerator with a freezer, and a microwave. The rooms have television and cable TV with more than 70 channels. There is also free high-speed wired and wireless Internet and a free newspaper. There are options for two queen beds or a king bed in the suites. Travelers will be able to enjoy the outdoor pool, as well. There is plenty of free parking at the property, as well. Guests will also find that the location will make it easy to get to many of the most popular places in the vicinity. To make things even easier, it is possible to use the free Marguerite Shuttle Service for Stanford. Guests at the property will also find that they are within driving distance of places like San Jose and San Francisco. Those staying at the hotel will also be steps away from plenty of places to shop and dine, such as Fambrini’s Café and Joanie’s Café.
6.5 Good
Pros: It had a siting room and a small kitchen( microwave, sink, small refrigerator.
Cons: The heater/ air conditioner was in the siting room and not the bedroom. Somewhat cold in the bedroom for this time of year. I also felt the price of the room was somewhat high for this time of year. There is no workout room.
7.4 Good
Pros: Great location, very convenient to everything in Palo Alto. Good parking. Some upgrades to the room. Included a small kitchenette. Exceptional bagel place withing 1 minute of the motel. Staff was polite and efficient.
Cons: Motel was fairly dated. Water pressure in shower was terrible.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Staff were pleasant and friendly, along with being very accommodating to our needs. Location is a huge plus being extremely close to the University medical facilities and sporting venues.
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Palo Alto is full of more affluent folks, so it was wonderful to find this nice reasonable family place. Wi-fi, newer bath and lighting, comfy duvet, and 24 hr staff to answer a traveler's questions. Variety of restaurants and a Sunday Farmers' Market to enjoy. Coronet added to our pleasure at seeing the grandchildren. Glenna
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Plenty to like. Close to restaurants, easy parking, spacious bathroom, air conditioner, windows that open, kitchenette, chocolates
Cons: The decore was a bit bland in the main room. Little touches would bring the esthetic up and make the price seem more reasonable. If traveling for work or just want a convenience and clean place to hang your hat, it works well.
6.5 Good
Pros: Very friendly, helpful staff. Location right within Palo Alto.
Cons: Traffic/street noise; could hear my neighbor next door. Older facility. Price for what you get wouldn't make sense anywhere else except in Silicon Valley or Manhattan.
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel - Palo Alto - Building
8.5 Excellent (1,793 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Palo Alto Hotels Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel is located only five minutes away from the Palo Alto Caltrain station and offers 346 spacious guestrooms. Mineta San Jose International Airport is only 14 miles away with SFO International Airport 17 miles away. All rooms are non-smoking and offer air-conditioned accommodations. The guest rooms range from offering two double beds to one king and sofa beds for extra guests. Every guest has access to a mini-refrigerator, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and a lighted makeup mirror. The beds feature comfortable pillowtop mattresses and a coffee maker along with free bottled water. There are alarm clocks, in-room safes, desks for work, and room service. Free wired and wireless Internet is included as is a television with cable channels. The Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel has on-site dining ranging from three breakfast options to scenic dining near the water at the Poolside Grill. There are several other dining options nearby such as the Asian Tamarine Restaurant, Greek food from Evvia, or American cuisine at Joanie’s Café. Pizza, Italian, and other dining choices are also only steps away from this hotel. Sheraton offers a fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights. There is also a swimming pool available. SoulCycle is also less than a mile away from the hotel. Nearby attractions to enjoy include the Rodin Sculpture Garden, Stanford Shopping Center and Stanford Stadium. There are bike rentals and jogging and hiking trails only steps away from the luxurious hotel. There are also family activities only a mile or two away at the Guild Theatre and Rinconada Park.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The general tranquil environment of the central courtyard
7.0 Good
Pros: Bed was very comfortable.
Cons: Bathrooms need remodeling. The cost per night is ridiculous. The TV reception often disappeared for a few moments. The train noise was still quite loud even with the double windows.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: all was wonderful.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Large room, nice bed.
Cons: Low water pressure, not value for money. Old facilities, currently undeconstruction for remodeling.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The surrounding and pool were amazing. Shower in the room was the best after a long night.
Cons: Do not get room service, food was burnt and not good and extremely expensive.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Room design detailing was fantastic. Very high quality room!
Cons: Key didn't work, and it took staff 30 minutes to meet us at our door.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Thank you for the free Wi-Fi since I was only staying one night. That helped me prepare for my interview day in Palo Alto. I also appreciated being on the top floor so it was quiet and easy to fall asleep. Thanks to the check-out staff for the complimentary bottled water; it helped me arrive at my interview alert and with a clear voice.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Parking charge.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: We liked : Vicinity to the University, the clean room, the prompt service when we asked for an additional towel.
Cons: We didn't liked the breakfast at the hotel. The coffee was "cold" at every refill. The menu "a la carte" was poor and way too expensive!
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Building
8.5 Excellent (1,290 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is a full-service hotel located in the epicenter of Silicon Valley. 195 guestrooms and suites are appointed with modern comforts & technology. Whether traveling for business or leisure, the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto will exceed your expectations! Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is the place to stay when visiting Silicon Valley businesses. Google, Facebook, Hewlett Packard, SAP, Tesla, and VMware are just a few of the companies minutes away. All the tools you need for a successful business trip to Silicon Valley can be found at our hotel! We provide complimentary Wi-Fi in all guestrooms, 24 hour room service, and the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage® Program. Our hotel offers over 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event space. All the event space has high capacity Internet connectivity and many rooms have natural light. Our dedicated Crowne Meetings Director will assist in planning the perfect meeting. Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is the place to relax. Our hotel's beautiful property features the largest outdoor hotel pool in the area, spa, fitness center, golf driving tee and putting green. Palo Alto is also the home to beautiful Stanford University. Sophisticated and quaint, this university town is filled with parks, tree-lined streets and unique shopping. For some culture, history, or excitement, Gamble Gardens, Thomas Fogarty Winery, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Computer Museum, and California's Great America theme park are all a short drive.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The nightly rate was reasonable. We decided to stay here because it was so close to San Francisco. We had a good experience with crowne Plaza. I recommend it..
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It's very clean! I would definitely recommend others to stay here.
Cons: What I didn't like was that the Restroom Door is See-through.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was extremely nice and professional. I felt so welcomed. Clean hotel!!! I would definitely come back.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good onsite breakfast buffet.
Cons: I wasn't a huge fan of a first floor room with motel-style hallway windows so that was a little uncomfortable but in the end it was still quiet and didn't seem to cause any issues.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly service, nice rooms.
Cons: N/A
9.7 Excellent
Pros: We booked on points and were upgraded to a Cabaña suite. A huge space with a balcony overlooking a plaza with a gorgeous tree.
Berbeda Place - Palo Alto - Building
8.4 Excellent (83 reviews)
When you stay at Berbeda Place in Palo Alto, you'll be in the historical district, within a 5-minute drive of San Antonio Shopping Center and Stanford Shopping Center. Free self parking is available onsite.
Cowper Inn - Palo Alto - Building
8.6 Excellent (34 reviews)
The Palo Alto Inn - Palo Alto - Building
8.2 Excellent (360 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Palo Alto Inn in Palo Alto, you'll be in the business district, within a 10-minute drive of Computer History Museum and Stanford Shopping Center. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Free self parking is available onsite.
4.2 Okay
Cons: You could hear every footstep from person in the room above.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I just liked everything about it nothing really negative.
Cons: If I had to be picky the fact there wasn't many movies on the tv but everything is HD so how can I really complain?
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: It was in a pretty good location since it does have a Palo Alto address and is right on El Camino Real. But, it is not right in the heart of Palo Alto near downtown or Stanford. They do offer a free bag of chips and free water (Kirkland brand) in the room. And, there is a coffee maker if you need it.
Cons: EVERYTHING! This is a total "bait and switch". The website presents a cute, quaint hotel both through the photography/logo and language that is used. It is anything but. I looked in the closet and saw an old, used "Days Inn" paper cup (why has the closet not been cleaned out!!!), and it made sense. This must be a former Days Inn. The rooms are motel-style where they open into a parking lot. They feature a weak chain for the door. I was 1,000% disappointed, especially for the price. The website said, "our continually updated, one of a kind guest rooms feature plush beds, modern bathrooms, and a full array of amenities." This place is nothing like that description. It is not at all updated. It was formerly a Days Inn, and it looks like an old, out-of-date Days Inn that would be better in a low-end neighborhood not Palo Alto. The only good thing about the room is that it had a large flat screen TV with Dish Network. And, there is free wi-fi. The beds have no headboards, the pillows are bad, the bedspreads have stains, the lamp shades were cracked and showing yellow water stains, the furniture is way out of date, the hangers were old, the room is super small (had to put the luggage rack in front of the entry door to have room). The bathroom is bad – the door didn’t even close all of the way. The towels are like loofah sponges - very thin and really rough. I noticed wear spots on the carpets and the walls were dinged and nicked. And, sadly we paid $238/night - $270+ with taxes/fees (based on the language and imagery on their website). It is really bad. I would AVOID this hotel like the plague unless they offer a super, super low rate. The lady at the desk claimed that they were renovating (I saw no evidence). I highly recommend you wait until the renovations are done and then give it a try (but, only once you have photo confirmation of the end result). If their renovations live up to the website imagery and language (and price), then this will eventually be a fine local hotel. But, right now, it is not good at all. The lobby features tired wood paneling and very tacky decorations. And, they offer a "grab and go" breakfast, but it is super basic with plastic packaged muffins and danish. I highly recommend you avoid this hotel!!
Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Building
8.2 Excellent (212 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto in Palo Alto, you'll be in the business district, within a 10-minute drive of Stanford Shopping Center and Tesla Motors. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff, attentive and friendly. The beds were comfortable. The pool was very nice with the flowering vines and the children enjoyed swimming. Very central and there were good food options close by.
Cons: The motel seemed busy but the guests seemed to be there just to sleep. The pool wasn’t really used the two nights we stayed except by my family and it seemed unattended, leaves in the bottom of it and dead insects floating atop it. The breakfast was very thoughtful but wasn’t really taken advantage of by most of the guests and seemed as though it had been around for awhile. The comforter had a stain on it that appeared to be makeup foundation. And there was a used face cloth from a previous guest tossed high on a shelf. The cable tv would have moments where it would lag which made watching the NBA finals game frustrating in the final moments.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Located close to the Stanford University campus. Murals painted on the exterior walls in the inner court yard are an interesting touch.
The Nest Palo Alto - Palo Alto - Bedroom
7.8 Good (603 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Nest Palo Alto is a boutique hotel that’s regarded as a moderately-priced alternative to some of the more upscale properties in the area. Offering a convenient location and premium facilities, it’s among the best places to stay for those visiting Palo Alto. The Nest Palo Alto stands in close proximity to some of the city’s prominent landmarks. Less than 3 miles away is the renowned Stanford University, while the headquarters of Facebook is at a distance of a little over 5 miles. A 15-minute drive will bring tourists to the Shoreline Amphitheater, which is a well-known venue for hosting outdoor concerts. The Ames Research Center of NASA is around 8 miles from the hotel. Though it’s technically a motel, the rooms at The Nest Palo Alto are stylishly designed and offer complimentary WiFi service among other modern amenities. The guestrooms are air-conditioned and include amenities such as 19” laptop safes, cordless phones, and 55” flat-screen TVs. A Keurig coffee machine provided in every room allows guests to prepare their own fresh brew of coffee. The en-suite bathrooms come with complementary toiletries, hairdryers, and showers. Guests can enjoy dining at The Nest Palo Alto with the Fire and Wine restaurant serving sandwiches, salads, and a flat-bread pizza variety. The bar at the restaurant offers a fine selection of wines, while its craft beers are also something remarkable to try. European-style breakfast is served everyday at the wine bar. The Nest Palo Alto offers a free parking facility for guests as well as a 24-hour reception desk that’s always in operation to welcome guests and cater to their varying needs. Those looking for a comfortable stay close to some of the main attractions in the Palo Alto region can consider The Nest Palo Alto as an ideal destination.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The food and bar scene - wonderful!
Cons: Torn weatherstrip on bottom of my room door which opens directly outdoors. HARD bed - platform style, no box spring, only a top mattress. Small room made me go to the fitness center ASAP after waking up, just to decompress from hard bed & small room.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The location
Cons: The layout of the room. No counter space in bathroom Very small.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was pet friendly.
Cons: It was a little pricey for what was offered.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very courteous. The room was interestingly modern, and seemed very clean. I liked the landscaping and outdoor seating area.
Cons: I wish there had been a refrigerator, or that the ice was easier to get. (I have a special diet and usually travel with food.) The walls are relatively thin, but the hotel provides earplugs.
6.0 Good
Pros: big tv
Cons: too small no frig
5.0 Okay
Pros: The location, the breakfast was great and the room was clean
Cons: The room is way too small and the lighting is poor. We did not get the bed we requested when we booked the rooom
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Modern, great location
Cons: Minimum firness equipment
7.0 Good
Pros: Updated hotel and great location
Cons: Bed wasn't comfortable and no restaurant onsute
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very modern and clean.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The patio was beautiful and the rooms were gorgeous. I will definitely stay again if I am ever in the area
9.0 Excellent
Pros: modern and staff
Cons: NONE
6.0 Good
Pros: Nice staff, great location and clean room.
Cons: The downside to this hotel is that almost all the rooms look out into the main parking lot and the walkway to all the rooms runs alongside the window that looks out the room. Meaning, if you want to have fresh air everyone can see into your room.
Glass Slipper Inn - Palo Alto - Balcony
7.7 Good (318 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Stanford Shopping Center and Computer History Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
6.2 Good
Pros: Inexpensive room for the night. King bed was decent, room was a good size for us. Staff was polite and attentive.
Cons: Heating was poorly maintained. Space heater was added to supplement. Using heater + hairdryer = blown fuse... No elevator that we could see. Image of inn didn't match what we saw when we arrived. Parking slots are below buildings with large poles. Very tight spaces for parking between.