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Creekside Inn

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3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So, I travel for work, and have a budget, and am a pretty low mainteance traveler. I want a clean room, safe hotel, and that is about it. But this one of the worst places I have ever stayed. The pictures only represent one of the buildings...I was in one of the two story buildings which looked NOTHING like the... More 

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Although we are extremely disappointed about your recent experience at our hotel, we do appreciate the time taken to express your concerns. Please be assured that our air conditioners are cleaned daily and our rooms are certainly not mold filled as we frequently host hospital guests from Stanford. Unfortunately for some, our natural environment with all the botanicals... More 

Long Beach, California
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here to be close to family in the Stanford area. Great value in an excellent location. Very nice modern remodel of our spacious double bed room...great step-in glass shower. Beautiful grounds with wandering paths and bridges. Nice light breakfast provided. Free parking and free wifi! Kids enjoyed the pool. For the price and compared to other options in the... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed here the week of Stanford's graduation day as our children were attending the Stanford Swim Camp the following week. Disclaimer - the house I grew up in is 1/4 mile down Matadero Ave in a sleepy part of Palo Alto and I felt weird staying in a hotel just down the street. But the property... More 

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

June 26, 2015 Dear cafalmily8: Thank so much for taking the time to write such a nice review about your recent stay at the Creekside Inn hotel in Palo Alto, Ca. We are so happy that you enjoyed the room and our bathroom and shower upgrades, we hope your trip was a success as well and hope to see you... More 

Burbank
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We/ve stayed in Palo Alto many times; this was the first time at Creekside Inn and it won't be the last. The grounds are beautiful and have many shady patios. The room had all the amenities that frequent travelers expect, plus a peaceful balcony that overlooked the oak trees (with their resident squirrels) and the creek. The hardworking restaurant staff... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just stayed at another hotel in the same group, this hotel did not gave the same level of personal service but this was probably due to its size. Our room was a good size with a balcony which got the morning sun, took a bit of working out how to open the door but we managed! The grounds are... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for business and it was a great choice. For the price, you get what you pay for... which is to say, a lot. It's a hotel clearly designed and priced for business travelers or well-off parents of Stanford students. The room was clean, updated, and with great amenities. I stayed in a room that had a view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found our stay to be very comfortable. We called while on the road the day of check in to request an early check in and were accommodated. The room was very comfortable and well located. The adjacent deli and restaurant were handy, and the lobby coffee better than a Hampton Inn.

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Reno, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has beautiful landscaping and flowers to enjoy. Easy access to everything in the Palo Alto area. Quiet, very clean, nicely furnished rooms, with helpful staff, very comfortable bed, large bathroom, private balcony

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ledena: We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Palo Alto area, thank you for your comments about the hotel. Sincerely, GM More 

New Jersey
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17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing special but a very good value relative to other business quality hotels in area. Room was small but well appointed. Did not like the outside stairs and elevator (felt motel like) but the rooms themselves are secured by inside entrances. Staff were nice and efficient. Free wifi was fast and easy to connect. Location was convenient to Palo Alto... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Ihe hotel is on a quiet nicely landscaped property close to Stanford University. Room was large and the bed comfortable. The bathroom amenities, shower and towels all nicer than your average chain hotel. Only disappointment was that we were looking forward to the advertised evening's complimentary wine after a long drive from L.A. only to be told the restaurant was... More 

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