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2575 Sand Hill Road, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA
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Stanford Guest House
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Menlo Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To sum it up, 1) Don't expect a luxury hotel chain, but it's a basic nice-and-clean hotel serving Stanford community with free shuttle bus to the campus and hospital, w/ breakfast, and wi-fi included. (You must have Stanford affiliation in order to stay there.) 2) It's located inside the famous SLAC - quiet and secured. 3) Good value for the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guest House is your basic bare-bones accommodation. The rooms are very dorm-like: tiny and austere. I literally got a bit claustrophobic and had to go out as much as possible. The bathroom is likewise small, with a cruise-ship-like corner shower that doesn't afford enough room to turn around. Overall very tidy, clean, and perfectly suitable if you can't find... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodging venue is exceptional with incredible security, professional staff principals, proficient and friendly housekeeping services with access to Stanford University and the Medical Center. The rooms are very well maintained - bedding and furniture are immaculate; there are never stray marks on the wall or unkept carperting, window coverings, etc. The 24 hour industrial gourmet coffee machine equates to... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I was visiting SLAC so it was the best place in terms of the location. The room was small but comfortable. The breakfast was very simple and I tried it only once and decided to find something outside. Plus is that you can use coffee machine with good coffee for free and any time. You need a car to go... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed here while attending a course at Stanford University. (You have to have some kind of relation to the university to book here.) The acces to the guesthouse is rather speciel as you have to pass through security at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. That is also what makes this place speciel. You can't get acces to the Accelerator, but... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

While this is a good hour walk (15 minute shuttle) to the main campus, it's definitely all about serving Stanford. But then, so is most of Palo Alto. Pros: Good breakfast (big pot of oatmeal, hard boiled eggs, fruit, etc.), excellent laundry and vending machines, newer finishes, clean, modest but decent selection of cardio machines. Cons: You need to pass... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Stanford Guest House is a really great place to stay while spending time on the Stanford campus. The rooms are small, but give off more of a cozy feeling than a tight one. The aesthetics are very modern and somewhat simplistic. There is complimentary DISH Network, an upright shower rather than a tub, an iron w/ ironing board, hair... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It is a good choice for those with business in Stanford (University, Medical Center, SLAC conferences, etc) - good service, clean rooms, quiet area, and a reasonably fine breakfast. The staff is extremely helpful and even provide a shuttle service to the Shopping Center. Good value for the money.

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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I just stayed here for two nights while attending a conference at Stanford. The rooms are quite small. I don't think I've ever seen a smaller hotel room. Basically, the room has a bed, desk, and a cabinet that serves as a closet. The bathroom is small and the corner shower area is not ideal. The fitness room is very... More 

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Washington, DC
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The rooms are small but clean with everything needed for a business stay. The hotel is minimalist giving visitors only what is really needed. No frills but everything is well-kept, clean, pleasant. Wonderful outdoor space for breakfast (I lucked out on great weather!). Always a need to show ID as the property is on a government site. I would recommend... More 

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Address: 2575 Sand Hill Road, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Menlo Park
Number of rooms: 112
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
#4 Family Hotel in Menlo Park

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