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Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto

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4234 El Camino Real, (aka Sky Ranch Inn), Palo Alto, CA 94306
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was looking for an hotel with a good quality and a fair price and I can say that I could find it. Good bed, good bathroom, lcd tv, great variety of channels, laundry, parking lot in front of room. It's some blocks distant from whole food market, Walmart and target.

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Palo Alto, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I stayed here while my apartment was being fumigated. Overall, the hotel itself was fine--decor was really outdated, but fine for my purposes since I was mainly just using it to sleep and shower. (It certainly would not be my choice for vacation purposes.) My main issue was with the front desk staff. The alarm clock in the room didn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

For the price I guess you can't really complain, but this is a place to lay your head, and no more. Walls are paper-thin; I could hear all the conversation from the room next door and hear them move around the room. When I was on the phone at 5am due to jet lag I found myself whispering so as... More 

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Camino, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just clean enough. Beds were good and linen clean. Cellophaned sweet rolls were silly. Remember that breakfast is going to cost you at least $15 more per person, so think about spending the extra on a nicer place with breakfast. On the other hand, it is next door to Hobee's, one of the truly great places to eat. The WiFi... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We weren't expecting much, but it really is a decent place to stay, far enough away but relatively easy access to US-101 and 40 minutes from downtown San Francisco and 15 minutes from San Jose Airport. "Free" breakfast consits of packaged sweet rolls, bottles of OJ and a container of water for the in-room coffee maker. Refrigerator, microwave and satellite... More 

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Fairfax VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Given the name, I had low expectations. They were exceeded. Room is very clean. Furniture is adequate if dated, bed was comfortable. Office staff is friendly and helpful. Two minor complaints - the WiFi capacity isn't enough, so it was really slow in the evening (although I'm writing this very early in the morning, and it's fine now - which... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Everything was so OVER-priced this week when I traveled for business to Palo Alto, my Travel Agent said "I've never put anyone here before, but there is really nothing available". It's an older "drive up type" motel, but has everything I need....very clean, free wifi, free water bottles, quiet, and they even give you 2 danishes for breakfast each day.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

this is the 2nd time we've stayed at this motel. Both times it has been spotlessly clean, quiet and comfortable. We chose it for proximity to medical appointments and for price. I have paid considerably more for less quality in other places. Best rooms for quiet are at the end of the U-shaped layout of the wings. Bonus for people... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 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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