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2575 Sand Hill Road, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA
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Stanford Guest House
Ranked #4 of 8 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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San Jose, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Avon, CT
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My teen son and I had 4 nights in Palo Alto and opted to stay in the guest house which proved to be the best kept secret if you do not need the syrupy smiles of the chain hotel hosts. Location is secure, parking is safe and well lit at night, you enter through the SLAC gatehouse. I did not... More

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Olathe, Kansas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
94 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As far as Palo Alto goes, this must be about the most basic place there is. But also the cheapest. I was at a conference at Stanford and it worked out wonderfully, and I would not hesitate to stay there again if I were at something affiliated with Stanford (a "normal" person can't just stay there. You need to be... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My daughter and myself was attending a conference at the university. We stayed for two nights in a single room. The room was very clean and well maintained. So was the tiny bathroom. I was presently surprised to find and Ironing board with Iron, a hair dryer a very clean sheets and towels. There are microwaves and refrigerators in the... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Stanford Guest House is a no frills hotel. It is very close to SLAC and 10 minutes drive from Stanford university. The hotel is not very fancy but everything is there, a comfortable bed, fast (complimentary) WiFi, good working AC, a clean room, and an almost ok breakfast with bagels, cream cheese, coffee, juice and a few other things.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I didn't know what to expect as the hotel was booked by the conference coordinator I was working for. The check in was efficient and the staff very friendly. My room was very small and had minimal furnishings. The bed was comfortable but I was quite claustrophobic in the tight space. Breakfast was sparse continental and I opted for the... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I think Stanford Guest House (though may be referred as modest to many) provides a warm, comfortable, clean, home away from home. Unfortunately, now that our son's time at Stanford is coming to an end, we will no longer be able to stay here because it is for guests who are visiting with some association with Stanford University,

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Address: 2575 Sand Hill Road, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Menlo Park

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The Stanford Guest House is an impeccably designed and well-appointed property located in the picturesque foothills of Palo Alto. Whether you’re visiting our beautiful campus, conducting research at the internationally renowned SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, or caring for a loved one at the Stanford Medical Center, we make it our number one priority to provide first-class accommodations for the duration of your stay with us.No facility is better equipped to anticipate and address the needs of Stanford clientele than the only hotel owned and operated by Stanford University. Our exclusive lodgings boast one-of-a-kind art and photography highlighting the Nobel prize-winning research conducted at SLAC and, as part of the Stanford family, our staff members are uniquely equipped to help you plan your campus experience.We take great pride in serving the Cardinal community and very much look forward to your next visit. ... more   less 
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