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    Red Cottage Inn

    1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94027-4127
    (650) 318-6125
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
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    • Average10%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
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    Reviewed 17 May 2010

    This is a basic hotel, and it's clean. But it's noisy, the A/C doesn't work well, and it has the most confusing TV system I've run into. I prefer the Holiday Inn Express just up the road in Redwood City - quieter and about the...More

    Thank JeremyInFairfax
    Reviewed 26 April 2010

    My colleagues, family, and I have been staying at the Red Cottage Inn & Suites since the 1970s. The hotel and its service continues to be of the highest quality. It is always a pleasure to return to the Red Cottage. I would strongly recommend...More

    Thank lpandeff
    Reviewed 7 April 2010

    This is a wonderful little motel that's been recently renovated to perfection. The owners are attentive to every detail. Our room has a private patio/deck complete with plantings, a micro and fridge in room, flat screen TV, fully remodeled bathroom, great wireless internet and electronic...More

    Thank smmphd
    Reviewed 28 March 2010

    Rooms are clean with modern conveniences. Exercise room has all new equipment. Staff very friendly and helpful

    Thank BXJOHNSTON
    Reviewed 22 March 2010

    The longest I've ever stayed in one hotel (6 nights). I don't think it lives up to the hype on TripAdvisor. On the plus side, breakfast, parking, and wireless are all free, and it's a good value for the area. The place as a whole...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$129 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Menlo Park
    • #3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • California >
    • Menlo Park
    • Also Known As
    • Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park ,
    • Red Cottage Menlo Park
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    Rothesay35
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    Response from lauren98604 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes! Breakfast isn't anything fancy but there is fruit, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins. Fresh coffee all day and cookies in the afternoon.
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    "We enjoyed a 2nd floor room half-way between El Camino and the train track."
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    "Bottom floor best. But second floor ok"
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    "They have two of the queen suites. Room 128 has lots of room to spread out and also offer some privacy if..."
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    "A room by the pool may be noisy, but on the flip side perfect for keeping an eye on kids."
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