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Red Cottage Inn

3.0 of 5 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $233.02 for a Monday night, this place was way overpriced. It is a mid-20th century motel and not at all close to Stanford University as pictured on their website. Beware and find other places that are closer to all the dining and shopping activitity in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place, far from confusion, but with easy reachable Palo Alto downtown and all the amenities there. The bedrooms are great and well equipped. The breakfast a bit poor, but the price is overall ok.

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156 reviews 156 reviews
49 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visit this area frequently & have tried almost all of the hotels in this price range. Red Cottage is the best for sleeping comfort with excellent beds and quiet location (love that there is no room overhead!) plus it's located within walking distance of fabulous restaurants and good shopping. In your car it's close to everything in the area.... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Chose this hotel after I read a review that the original hotel I booked had some safety issues regarding its location. This was better priced and conveniently located right on El Camino Real. Parking was free in the outside lot. Front desk was available 24-hours and breakfast was free every morning. My colleague's room was smaller than mine and was... More 

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27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a family emergency and needed a place near Stanford Hospital. From the beginning, they were very helpful in getting my family situated. The Inn is away from the main road but only a block away from the grocery store. Rooms are nice, clean, modern, with a keurig, microwave, and small fridge. Some of the rooms have a small... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is our second stay here and we absolutely love it. This place is a hidden gem. It's off away from the road and its quiet and relaxing. We haven't been disappointed with this place. As we checked in the staff is always courteous and the rooms are very well maintained and cleaned. They have a wonderful sitting area where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of August with 2 adults & 1 child in a Premium Double Room. I found this Inn on tripadvisor while searching for a place that was in close proximity to Stanford University, with a breakfast included and that was reasonably priced. I am so happy that I found this place as it... More 

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you're looking for lodging in a garden setting, this is the place. Well off El Camino Real, it is quiet and restful. Check-in was unrushed and efficient. The room spacious and well equipped. The only odd offering was the shower head in the walk-in shower...it didn't point in the most convenient direction. Breakfast was less than the usual fare,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was in the hotel during a 5 night stay during a congress in Stanford University. The hotel is well situated in El Camino Real, a little set back so you don't perceive any noise at night. It has a nice pool and the breakfast is OK. The room and the bathroom were perfect, the only thing is that the... More 

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RCIadmin, Guest Relations Manager at Red Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you received the shirt that we mailed to you. We will keep in mind your suggestion about the walls in the room and rest assured that we will work on better insulation in our upcoming upgrade. Hope to see you soon. More 

Godalming, Surrey, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I can't fault the inn for how it is run. It's clean, the service is good and the rooms are ok (functional). But with no restaurant, thin walls and not much around it this isn't the best place to stay while over on business. This is probably standard for Inns but I'm used to a more hotel-like experience. The aircon... More 

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Address: 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Location: United States > California > Menlo Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park
Red Cottage Menlo Park
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
#3 Family Hotel in Menlo Park

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