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Stanford Motor Inn

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Concord, MA
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The Stanford Motor Inn is a classic 70's motor inn. From the office to the parking lot to the room. However, for the price, it's worth the value, especially given the location. I traveled on business and it's no chain hotel, but the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Neal is the night...

1Thank m4squad
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 12 July 2014

My son and I stayed here 2 nights while waiting for my son to start a camp at Stanford. Our room was clean, outdated, but what do you expect in this area for this price . This was the sort of motel Experience I had always wanted to have as a kid. But my family never traveled . Don't get...

Thank Patrice D
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The interior décor is a bit dated but the rooms are very clean and quiet and it's in a great location. I would balk at the rates given the quality of the décor but you're paying for location in this case.

3Thank LarryGentry
Belmont, California
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My favorite part of this hotel is Neil. I stayed here the night of my surgery. The surgery was at 8:30 am and Neil let me check in and drop my bags prior to surgery. He gave me a nice quiet room and couldn't have been nicer. I was alone and nervous about my surgery and his kindness and competence...

1Thank sunshine_bloom
Morro Bay, California, United States
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I had to stay here for 9 days while my husband was at Stanford hospital. I originally reserved 2 days, but his condition was quite severe, so I stayed on. I asked daily if I could stay another night as I was living moment to moment and didn't know how long I would have to be in the area. The...

2Thank Cathie L
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I was looking for a place to stay that would not break the bank on my visit to Stanford University. I was very happy with this place. The front desk man was very nice (both at check-in and check-out). I had a room on the second floor. Wifi is free and you have a snack of two fruit juices, packaged...

1Thank Silver_NYC
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We stayed here during my MIL surgery at Stanford Hospital, which is just a couple of miles away. The beds are really comfy, they have little fridges, microwaves and coffee maker and iron, all which are big hits with me. It's kitchy with all the random paintings on the walls of the room and the motel. The pool was closed...

1Thank BabsSC
Le Grand, California
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I just love this hotel. The staff could not be any friendlier or helpful. Front desk area is charming staff is efficient and knowledgeable! The first time my husband and I stayed here, I fell in love!! I kept telling him, "this is just like a little bed and breakfast place" So cute, just adore all the hand painting on...

1Thank Lori-Borges
Modesto, California
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My sister, her little dog and I found this Inn literally by chance. The hotel she was in was only able to give her 2 days. Her husband was at Stanford Hospital and his 3 day stay turned out to be 3+ weeks. They were so caring and understanding of our situation. You just don't see this kind of compassion...

Thank Pschm21925
Reviewed 6 August 2013

This would be a good place to stay if you're trying to save money and don't care about the quality of the room, the decor or the quality. The front desk was extremely friendly and there were no problems. Continental breakfast was a bear claw and two juice boxes in the frig - really?! There was a blow dryer, frig...

2Thank Christen M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Stanford Motor Inn

Address: 3305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2804
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: £136 - £206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stanford Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Small kitchenettes are available.”
670ElizabethS, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I doubt if there were any good rooms.”
Av530, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street (at the back) seem more quiet.”
DaveTurlock_ca, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms are further away from the highway the hotel is on so it's a little quieter.”
X6032QLtomw, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel, away from the street, if you want quiet.”
lakemissy, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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