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Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos

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4320 El Camino Real, Los Altos, CA 94022
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed four nights at this location. Staff were attentive, nice, and amazing. The property is so well kept it is hard to believe that it is not brand new. The location is perfect for work and play and the amenities support this too. I would highly recommend this hotel as it is better than the high-end, big city hotels in... More 

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Courtyard_PaloAlto, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos, responded to this review

Dear Rossvesq, It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our hotel amenities and the service you received during your stay. Our location in the Silicon Valley is what drives the rates a little higher than others. There are also a lot of great restaurants close by that we would love to recommend to you on your next visit. We hope... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
37 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like this Marriott Courtyard for its location and the long list of amenities that are included in the price. But first the price - ouch! It's not that the Marriott is over priced it's the entire Palo Alto area is over priced. It's the whole Silicon Valley thing. That said, the rooms are large, beds comfortable, wifi free, gym... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States
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32 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in lots of Courtyard hotels. This is one of my favorite. It's only a few miles from the Stanford area. Rooms are the typical Courtyard rooms. What sets this one apart was the gym and the breakfast. The gym is huge and has lots of weight equipment and cardio equipment. Had the USA Today in there plus a... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Spent 3 Nights at this hotel. Staff was exceptional. I particularly enjoyed the complimentary cookies at the fronnt desk. Room was clean and large. Very nice courtyard, with fire pits that were burning day and night. Wonderful seating area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have to say I have never written a review on a hotel because I have never felt compelled to do so. However this time is different. This hotel is absolutely wonderful!! I travel quite frequently so I am aware of the options out there. The hotel room is the perfect size with everything laid out very well and conveniently.... More 

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Courtyard_PaloAlto, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos, responded to this review

Dear MKhitstheroad, We are delighted to hear about your recent stay with us and really appreciate your feedback! Thank you for your review and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and enjoy our amenities. Thank you again and safe travels! Sincerely, Demy Mendoza Asst. General Manager More 

Atlanta, GA
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377 reviews 377 reviews
65 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stayed here with a group and for a standard Marriott Courtyard the prices are awfully high. The rooms were fine, nothing out of the ordinary. The staff was pretty helpful and prompt. The only issue is the room noise, I could hear everything my neighbor was doing, they had an early morning call and it was like they were... More 

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Courtyard_PaloAlto, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos, responded to this review

Dear Willi172, Thank you for your comments. I apologize that we failed to meet your expectations. A few of our rooms have the connecting doors, which at times may cause some disturbance from the other room. We would be more than happy to assign you to a room on the top floor on your next visit. Our rates are in... More 

Eugene, Oregon
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128 reviews 128 reviews
21 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed here a few years ago for a special event (see review) and were back again for a family celebration...and on Super Bowl Weekend, to boot! With family and friends flying in from around the country (and some beyond), this hotel has a feature that is much appreciated--a huge lobby and outdoor patio area that allows for clusters of... More 

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Droxford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have stayed in many Marriott Courtyards across the world and some are really on the mark, there was just something missing here, I needed a shoe shine kit, nothing elaborate and was directed to the local malls, I was told it wasn't that type of hotel, not sure what that meant, I would have paid. The bar shuts early... More 

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Courtyard_PaloAlto, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos, responded to this review

Dear Gary C, Thank you for staying with us. I apologize that we did not have any shoe shine kit available for you. We do not receive a lot of request for this item but will definitely have them in stock for any future guest that may need them. Starting this year, we have also extended the lobby bar hours... More 

Villa Park, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Every two years we travel to Stanford for a football game. We chose several nearby hotels over the years and each had its own positives. This was new to us and is actually in a good location for access to Stanford and dining locations. The rooms were spacious and clean. There is a courtyard to spend some idle time. But... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for two nights during a recent visit to the south of the bay area. Overall, I recommend this hotel to anyone visiting this part of the bay if you are looking to avoid some of the traffic. The hotel offers free parking, and everything in my experience was perfect. Rooms and bathrooms were very clean, beds... More 

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