We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great small motel”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of BEST WESTERN Inn

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
BEST WESTERN Inn
Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Redwood City
Write a Review

181 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    80
    51
    26
    13
    11
See reviews for
47
22
21
76
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (29)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Seattle
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

Trying to find something near Palo Alto under $100/night that didn't sound really bad in reviews proved very challenging. This sounded decent and it was. I didn't need fancy, and this wasn't, but it was clean, everything worked, safe, comfortable, smelled fine, and we paid @$90/night total with AAA discount and taxes. It was as good as i expected and even a little better.

Room Details: Bed was comfortable, though sheets and pillowcases a bit thin/unsoft. Shower surprisingly nice. Little fridge, coffeepod machine, microwave all standard and clean. Only environmental thing i'd change would be to lose the scented detergent and/or fabric softener, i need fragrance free and the 'floral' scent in the towels bugged me - but probably wouldn't bother most folks. The room otherwise smelled fine to me, which matters a lot.

Noise - we asked for a quiet room, and upstairs on the pool side we didn't really get road noise from the street. However, there were noisy trains and early noisy garbage pickup, as other reviews have noted. I think that's the area, not the hotel per se, comes with the territory. Expect that and be prepared to deal with it.

Service - we didn't have any problems, everyone we dealt with was perfectly nice. My room requests (reserved online via bestwestern.com) had come through and were in the system. They were accommodating about late check-out.

Other - there's a 'Stacks' restaurant right across the parking lot. We didn't try it but it seemed very popular both weekend mornings. We didn't ever try the lobby coffee/breakfast so i don't know what that was like.

4 stars in context of other things in that area for that price. Very good considering that. In less competitive areas i'd say 3 stars: an average room, it was fine, no problems.

Room Tip: Upstairs by the pool probably quieter than along El Camino Real.
See more room tips
Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank Unscented1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Lake Villa, Illinois
Level Contributor
81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

If you want to sleep past 5 am don't stay here. Garbage pickup twice early starting at 5 am.
Also people were slamming doors. Probably workers since there seemed to be several trucks around.
Garbage pick up was on every other morning.

Room Tip: We were in a room back from the street. It didn't help with the noise.
See more room tips
  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Toby W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Rockville, MD
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

It's a hotel, pretty standard stuff: a bed, working A/C & heat, shower with good water pressure, etc... Where the hotel shines is it's continental breakfast, which had all the fixings of eggs, bacon, sausage, juice, yogurt, cereal coffee AND a freshmade waffle iron! Their customer service was also great. I left my ipod and charger in the hotel room and didn't realize it until I got to the airport, so I called the front desk and lady I spoke with on the phone promptly went up to my room, found it, and offered to mail to me -- 3 business days later it was in my mailbox. Would stay at this hotel again!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Derrick N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Even Yehuda, HaMerkaz, Israel
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2012

Nice location near supermarket and fast food open 24H, main roads are in proximity. However not very big room (reasonable but saying "additional sofa bed" hints bigger than normal). lower than normal breakfast options and above all extreme noise from the bathroom fan. your even hear the neighbours fan to the extent it disturb one night sleep. apparently it is like it in most rooms (we were in 201) and despite the crew wffort nothing was improved. be aware

Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
Helpful?
Thank Shahar E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Redwood City hotels
1.3 mi away
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express
#3 of 17 in Redwood City
4.0 of 5 bubbles 193 reviews
2.5 mi away
Pullman San Francisco Bay
Pullman San Francisco Bay
#1 of 17 in Redwood City
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,354 reviews
0.9 mi away
Pacific Euro Hotel
Pacific Euro Hotel
#5 of 17 in Redwood City
4.0 of 5 bubbles 195 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.9 mi away
Pacific Inn of Redwood City
Pacific Inn of Redwood City
#8 of 17 in Redwood City
3.5 of 5 bubbles 195 reviews
0.8 mi away
Redwood Creek Inn
Redwood Creek Inn
#9 of 17 in Redwood City
3.5 of 5 bubbles 107 reviews
2.4 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Executive Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to BEST WESTERN Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Inn

Property: BEST WESTERN Inn
Address: 316 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94062
Phone Number:
Region: United States > California > Redwood City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Redwood City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the peaceful environment of Redwood City. Twenty-five minutes from downtown San Francisco, this pleasant community lies on the Bay Area's West Peninsula, adjacent to Stanford University and Silicon Valley. Redwood City is home to the pine forest of Huddart Park, a mountainous preserve which offers visitors a relaxing and picturesque setting for hiking and picnicking. Walking down Redwood City's cobblestone Main Street, one is able to get a taste of San Francisco style, while actually being in a quaint and small town. Cafes, novelty shops, and fine restaurants coupled with beautiful natural surroundings are the elements of charming Redwood City that will truly enhance your stay here. Your stay at the BEST WESTERN Inn is sure to be a memorable one in this picturesque setting. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Ebookers, Travel Republic (UK), Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Odigeo, TripOnline SA, Traveltool, S.L.U., Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your BEST WESTERN Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Hotel Redwood City
Best Western Redwood City
Redwood City Best Western

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing