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Red Cottage Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Menlo Park
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, set back on El Camino Real so relatively quiet. Nice, clean rooms in peaceful setting. Nice breakfast offerings. Ambiance more like an apartment setting than a cookie cutter chain hotel room. Will be returning again next week.

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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My second stay was just as nice as the first one last fall. I had a queen room by the pool which was very pleasant. Comfortable bed, flat screen TV, Keurig coffee-maker plus microwave and frig, good easy Internet, nice staff and free breakfast included. You could easily spend a lot more in this part of the world and get... More

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santa Clara, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

A total surprise in busy noisy Silicon Valley. This place is well set back from El Camino Real and totally free of road noise. Looks like an older motel, but the interior decor and furnishing are first class and really refined. Prices are very reasonable for the quality of accommodation. The free WiFi works really well, and the breakfast offerings... More

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

Warm regards! It is great to hear that you had a pleasant stay at Red Cottage Inn. Rest assured that we take your comments seriously and that we will do all that we can to address them so you can have a more pleasurable stay the next time you visit. We will be looking at the shower problem and do... More

Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I stayed here in September during my daughter's orientation at Stanford, on a friend's recommendation. I was delighted: the location was great; the room was charming, with a little private patio; the outside courtyard under the huge CA oak tree was a very pleasant place to have coffee in the morning; great free Internet; and breakfast was, if not luxurious,... More

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

Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to share it with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Rest assured that we will take your comments like "a pat in the back" to ensure that we maintain our good service. All the best and we look forward to... More

New York, NY
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90 reviews 90 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

From the outside, it looks like a 1950s motor inn, which I'm sure is how it started. But the rooms have been quite nicely updated, with comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. The downsides are that the bathroom is small, with the fixed showerhead quite low, and there is no elevator to the second-story rooms. That said, it is quite acceptable... More

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Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This was our second visit. We choose Red Cottage Inn and Suites as it was convenient to family and friends and because we enjoyed our first stay. We were not disappointed this time. Our room was located on the ground floor adjacent to the swimming pool, with direct access to the pool area. Although we didn't spend a great amount... More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We have shared your comments with the whole team especially Ena and they are pleased to have been of service. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Madison
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is a lovely small motel if you need to be near Stanford University. It is set way back from El Camino, in Menlo park and so is much quieter than the other properties it competes with, most of which are right on the street. It is very near good restaurants and has well appointed rooms and baths. Beds are... More

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the nice review. Hope to see you soon. More

Betanzos, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very good value would be the words that describe this restaurant. On an area that is full of noisy inns and super expensive hotels it is quite nice to have a hotel with decent rates and full of nice touches. The hotel as other, reviewers have mentioned, does not look very nice from the outside. In fact when arrived I... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We also like to thank you for your understanding regarding the incident with your bathroom door. We apologize for the inconvenience regarding the noise but rest assured that we have taken note of your comments and we will address the issue in our upcoming upgrades for the property. We... More

NY
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Re done, looks new and fresh, accommodations very good and all rooms on the ground level. Light Breakfast, pool and Internet. Fair rate too. I would go back. Call a couple of days ahead, always booked.

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

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Difficult to find right off the road. Everybody who hasn't been there before pulls into the new office building out front. They should put a sign on the front of the office facing the road so that you see it when you pull in. Concerned at first, but pleasantly surprised. The rooms are very nice! The breakfast area is small... More

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

Thank you for your review. We have taken note of your comments and rest assured that we are working our best to address all issues. We definitely agree that black tea should always be an option for breakfast and we do offer it but unfortunately our suppliers are sold out when you are at the hotel. We will be updating... More

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Additional Information about Red Cottage Inn

Also Known As:
Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park
Red Cottage Hotel
Red Cottage Menlo Park
Address: 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Location: United States > California > Menlo Park
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Menlo Park
#3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Cottage Inn 3*
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