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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 24 hotels in Palo Alto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013
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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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Springfield, OR
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is a cute place to stay, and I enjoyed the cottage feel of the room. It is an older motel, but the rooms were clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast was insignificant; however, the location was great. The owner is very friendly, and I will stay there again whenever I am in the area.

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Ukiah, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

stayed at this hotel a few days ago for one night. convenient to Stanford Med center. Room was clean and comfortable. The mattress must have had a plastic liner on it so that was a little annoying. Small pastries were in the room for a quick bite in the morning so that was nice. For the prices all around the... More

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Carmel, California, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Ok, I was skeptical at first, but I needed a quick last minute over night and took the chance. For $99.00 in Palo Alto.....It is a very old motel. They have refurbished all the right things. The windows have been replaced and it was very quiet, even right on the El Camino. There were black out drapes on the windows.... More

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California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Stayed here twice and both times they were clean and the price was right. Down the street you can find many restaurants and you can walk to Hobies family restaurant 3 doors down. The room was clean and the office was really nice in anything you needed. This place does pack them in pretty good. The parking is a little... More

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St. George, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

This motel is older but kept up well. The rooms were clean and the noise from El Camino was minimal. The parking was alittle tight to get in and out of your parking space. When it says breakfast it is a bearclaw in plastic and an orange juice. The rooms are however equipped with a microwave and refrigerator.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I travel often and when I go to Palo Alto either for Medical needs, business, or even pleasure I always chose Americas Best Value Sky Ranch Inn. The service there is incredible and the Management is always willing and able to help me in any way they can. Best Customer Service EVER! I cant imagine them treating anyone rudely they... More

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Menlo Park, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

First, I have to admit I didn't stay with the hotel. I booked and canceled after talking to their service people over the phone. It might be a good hotel, but their attitude shocked me. I booked a room with them for the first time. I called them to verify the room because I booked it online, and asked whether... More

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abvipaloalto, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate your doing so. We use your comments to further train our staff and to ensure that we exceed expectations. All our service staff has been made aware of your experience and feedback. The service you described is very uncharacteristic of our staff, and we apologize if events transpired... More

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Just wanted to share my experience with this particular ABVI location in Palo Alto. Check-in's are at 3PM. As an out of towner, with flights being what they are these days, many times I've gotten there before 3PM.....They always have a smile and a room. In the event, there isn't one it's not long before they make one available. I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

The room at this place is ok, nothing fancy, just a place to sleep. However, when it comes to service, expect the worse from the managers. They are clearly not human, just troll that just came out from under a rock or sewage waste plants some where. My son was getting brain surgeries (two separate procedures) at Stanford. We are... More

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abvipaloalto, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

We understand that this must be a very emotional time for you. Having been a partner with the surrounding hospitals for over 15 years, we pride ourselves on providing a stress-free stay. From our investigation, it appears that you adjusted your stay upon check-in due to another housing option provided by the hospital. Thus, your stay was shortened as you... More

Los Osos, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We needed a place to stay after the June 30 pro soccer game at Stanford (great game and fireworks show!). We booked at the last minute and found this relatively affordable motel located at the south end of Palo Alto, on El Camino Real. Our room was nicely furnished (including a small fridge) and the place was immaculately clean. The... 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*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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