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Creekside Inn

3.5 of 5 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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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was exactly what we were looking for: something close to Stanford with good service and reasonable rates. I was coordinating travel for 3 physician/scientists so I wanted something up to par but careful about the cost of travel. Other hotels in the area were double the cost of this one. This hotel is beautiful, clean, safe, and takes... More 

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Dear skategrace87, Thank you for taking the time to provide such positive feedback about your recent experience as our guest at the Creekside Inn in Palo Alto! Your comments are a testament that we are achieving our core mission to offer exceptional service to all of our guests. We are extremely pleased when our efforts are notably appreciated! We are... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed two nights and had a very good experience. My room was in the "tower" building. The rooms are clean, well-appointed and well-equipped. The staff is friendly and helpful. Internet (free) works well. The shuttle service was able to take me where I needed to go on and near the Stanford campus. In the morning there is coffee/tea and... More 

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Dear Robert D., Thank you for taking the time to provide such positive feedback about your recent experience at the Creekside Inn in Palo Alto! Your comments are a testament that we are achieving our core mission to offer exceptional service to all of our guests. We are extremely pleased when our efforts are notably appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed... More 

New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silicon Valley's thriving tech sector has pushed up hotel prices across the board. I had a quick trip and needed nothing more than a crash pad, so I tried staying at the Creekside Inn for $300 per night instead of the Stanford Court, which I like but is $600 midweek for one night. Again, you have to adjust your expectations... More 

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Dear silverandbluedog, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay at the Creekside Inn! We appreciate your candor and are delighted that despite adjusting your expectations, you enjoyed your stay and the complimentary amenities available to our guests, as we pride ourselves on offering a unique hotel experience. We are glad you enjoyed the rare... More 

Zeeland, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a unique hotel. From the outside, it appears rustic. I had a second floor room. The door overlooked the parking lot and the patio door and balcony overlooked a lush creek and set of bridges. It was wonderful to sit on the deck. The beds were comfortable, the room was clean, and the bathroom was VERY nice. I... More 

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Dear anamcaramn, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback regarding your experience at our hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed the renovations to our bathrooms and that our gardens were a source of tranquility during your stay. Thank you for mentioning our clean and comfortable guestrooms and our efficient and friendly staff. As you mentioned,... More 

Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Creekside over the Christmas holiday to be near our extended family. The rooms were clean, comfortable and well-appointed. However, the friendly, accommodating staff were even nicer. We felt both welcomed and valued as guests. I would highly recommend Creekside as a calm destination in a frenetic world.

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Dear Valerie L, We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with your family in Palo Alto and we are so glad that we were able to provide our brand of exceptional service to you during your visit. Thank you for mentioning our clean, comfortable and well-appointed rooms, our friendly, accommodating staff and our serene setting that is perfect for... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
31 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Not sure if it was a week with sports events in the area, but the price was ridiculous for the standards of the hotel. Room could be cleaner - there were some spider webs in a couple places. Staff was courteous. I would try to avoid next time I'm in the area.

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

Dear Lupo2007, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write a review. Although we are disappointed that you were not completely satisfied with the accommodations, we do appreciate the feedback you provided. We apologize for the spider webs; however, they are a natural occurrence in a garden setting such as ours. Rest assured, the rooms... More 

San Francisco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed at the Creekside Inn while our daughter was having surgery at Lucille Packard/Stanford Medical Center. From the moment we made initial contact with Luis, the manager, we knew we would be in good hands. Comfort: The hotel property is lovely. We stayed in one of the suites but also saw the interiors of several 'regular' rooms. The beds... More 

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Dear Beatrice, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a glowing review of the Creekside Inn! We are all so glad that you enjoyed your experience at our hotel as this is our mission; to provide each guest with exceptional service during their stay. We appreciate your mention of our convenient location near Lucille Packard/Stanford Medical Center, our... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Beautiful grounds and rooms. Patio is comfortable and King bed is excellent. Easy access to University, VA hospital or local eateries and theaters. Staff are friendly and attentive. Walk to room is easy and level.

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

Dear Terrell F, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay. We are glad that you appreciated our beautiful grounds, comfortable rooms and amenities as well as our convenient location near Stanford Hospital, Stanford University and local restaurants. Thank you for mentioning our friendly, helpful staff and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Luis... More 

Minden, Nevada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We keep returning to this motel and are never disappointed. We stayed Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 28th & 29th. We request a Tower room and enjoy overlooking the pool and gardens. Rooms are always spotlessly clean and well equipped with all amenities. The staff are always very helpful and courteous. The young lady who checked us out has done... More 

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Dear Billnevada, We are so glad to hear from you and to see your feedback about your recent stay at the hotel. We are pleased to read that you enjoy our clean and well-equipped Tower rooms, our friendly, courteous staff and our well-maintained and beautiful grounds. We will be sure to recognize our front office associate and will let her... More 

Angwin, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've stayed here many times over the past few years and have never been disappointed. The only con to this place is the parking. If the hotel is full (or close to it), parking, especially near your room, can be a challenge. The front desk staff has always been extremely helpful and gone above and beyond to be helpful. Located... More 

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

Dear MLR, We are delighted to hear from you and very glad that you have been a loyal customer! I am sorry to hear that our parking has been a challenge at times. Our great location is a perfect fit for those needing quick access to many of the top sites in Palo Alto. We appreciate your mention of the... More 

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Address: 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Creekside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 136
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