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The Oak Motel Palo Alto

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4279 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Ranked #24 of 24 hotels in Palo Alto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We didn't book a motel in advance and ended up in this motel. $110 including tax for this room is far overpriced. As others suggested,the owners are rather scary and very unhelpful. We stayed in the comfort inn two days later-lovely room and breakfast plus is was cheaper despite not booking in advance! Please don't bother with this motel!!

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Visalia
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

To be honest it was passable because I was traveling with 2 other guys on a road trip for the UCLA vs. Stanford game and it did the trick. However, not a place to take your wife and kids. It was expensive because of the game and it was homecoming. Not worth half the price we paid. Small rooms, old... More

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The lower level units revealed a high degree of sound from the unit above. A little tight in interior space but worked for one person if all you were going to do was sleep. The comfort of the bed was very good and the shower provided very good water pressure, just a little tight in room. The room was set-up... More

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Yorba Linda, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Absolutely the worst experience I have ever had! Disgusting rooms, smelly and dirty! Management is extremely rude and on the scary side! DO NOT STAY HERE! It is dirty and not safe! If no other choice, stay in your car! At least you will not have to worry about scary managers and rats in your room! Run from this place,... More

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Yorba Linda, CA
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Wow. not worth even $20 per night. This is a scam hotel. Dirty , disgusting, dishonest. You stay here because the jail is full for the night. The manager was abusive. Many reviews online make the same thing clear.

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Walnut Creek, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is a place to stay for the night, nothing more. Despite being less than I would like, I've stayed here more than once because of the location and the price, since all I wanted was a nights sleep. Pluses: The prices are fairly reasonable as compared with motels of equal quality in this area some of which have doubled... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I was told by my boss, who gave a high rate. So I chose this motel this time with my family. It is really very close to my company, and price is reasonable. The free breakfast is also acceptable, Mike, coffee, bread and donuts are all offered. It would be great if eggs can be added to its' breakfast. I... More

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Central Valley, California
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

the room was so gross, snot stains on the wall. please don't ever go, sleep in your car if you must! at 1. I heard a shuffle going through my bags and that's when I had enough. I went to the front counter and asked for a 10 percent refund on my credit card and he told me ”No”! I... More

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Really basic motel with outdated decor, bathroom and old tv. The bed was REALLY soft, almost like a waterbed. Breakfast was very plain and there were not tables to eat. Absolutely nothing special but nothing wrong with it. It was clean and is fine for the price.

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Palo Alto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The hotel was clean, and the service was pretty good. However, the room itself was seriously lacking. Our bathroom didnt even have handsoap, and this is the first hotel ive seen where an iron wasnt provided per room.. When we asked for one, the front counter stated that they had once iron, but didnt know where it was. Needless to... More

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Address: 4279 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
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Ranked #24 of 24 hotels in Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Oak Motel Palo Alto 2*
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