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Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4234 El Camino Real, (aka Sky Ranch Inn), Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Ranked #20 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
47 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews, I wasn't excited about staying at this hotel. However, my experience turned out to be much better than expected. While this is not a fancy hotel, it is clean and comfortable. For a brief stay, it was just fine and very budget-friendly. The exterior of this America's Best Value Inn is a tad depressing, but after... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Room was ready. Guests next door smoking outside. Guest in room was shouting to guest smoking outside. Later, 11:30 pm, a loud smoking party ensued. Called front desk clerk to let him know. Rather than intervene, he invited me to leave.

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Clean hotel. We got a non-smoking room and I was with my mom and sister. Safe location, daily housekeeping. The owner helped us with late check-in and also received a fax on our behalf! Definitely recommend staying here.

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Bakersfield, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Like to stay here. Very clean and quiet! I sleep during the day and get good rest at this hotel. Would recommend for anyone wanting to stay in Palo Alto and be near Stanford University or Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

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Modesto, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Well this is one for the record books. There were five of us and we had reserved 3 rooms as we were staying in the city visiting a friend in the hospital. We arrived at 10 pm tired from a long day at the hospital. A young man at the front desk was helping a customer in front of me... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Rooms updated & very clean. Came with microwave, mini frig, flat screen tv. Room was toward back on first level so no outside noise. Yes breakfast consisted of 2 sweet rolls, OJ & coffee but who could expect more with such a reasonable rate! Close to restaurants and grocery stores. Front desk & staff very friendly. I'd definitely stay here... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

My 11 month old daughter suddenly required a hospital stay so we could not travel as planned. Because this happened with such little notice I missed the cancellation window and was forced to pay $154 to not stay here. If they won't offer any help for people who have a baby in the hospital, what will they help with? Do... More

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Selby T, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. Upon investigating this matter, we found that your reservation was made through an online third-party travel agency. Their policy states that modifications must be completed the day before arrival. Medical emergencies are an exception with proper documentation. Feel free to contact our staff if you have further questions. We look... More

Princeton, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

As Stanford alumni, we find this is the best value in the area. Priced at $115-150 (depending), it's rooms are more spacious and have better furniture. Fully equipped and well-run. Good lights for reading.

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Beaverton, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights as a part of a business trip. My colleague was a couple of doors down. I found my room to be very comfortable, the bed was comfortable and clean and the climate control was not too noisy but managed to keep the room at a stable temperature. The internet connection was excellent... More

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Palo Alto, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Renovated rooms, incl fridge & micro. Unfortunately, I didn't like too many things...and I'm not spoiled. Eventually, we left the hotel after three nights, moved to a better & cheaper hotel in Mountain view. I would rate this facility as a low grade ** motel - Motel6 is better... Breakfast is a poor joke: provided an un-fresh danish & called... More

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Address: 4234 El Camino Real, (aka Sky Ranch Inn), Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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