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Days Inn Palo Alto - San Jose

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Ranked #21 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, OR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

This is the worst AAA 2-diamond hotel we stayed at in the Bay Area. We paid $105+tax for a small king room that had a stained carpet, flimsy doors, and was sorely in need of updating. The included breakfast was prepackaged donuts and salty snacks in the room. It was quite a distance from Stanford campus along busy El Camino... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Recently on a business trip, I needed a place close to the Vallombrosa Center in Menlo Park, and this motel is 4 miles away. It also was a bargain through Priceline. The room offered the standard amenities.I was pleasantly surprised by all the complimentary snacks available, along with coffee. Nutra Grain bars, cocoa, teas, trail mix, two different danish, popcorn,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

The place is not all that cheap but has absolutely no amenities. If you get a room on the first floor, you will hear every single move of the guests upstairs. During my stay of 10 days, AC was broken for two days and water was out for one night. Expect funky smell, worn off towels, bad coffee, housekeeping waking... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

We had our plans change at the last minute and had to find a hotel at 10PM for that night. I looked online at the "BringFido.com" website for a dog-friendly motel that wasn't too expensive. When I called, from the car, to make the reservation the female clerk wanted to charge me $99 plus $10 for the dog. When I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012 via mobile

We had a great stay in this hotel. Perfect location, just along the main road close to shops, restaurants and most of all to Stanford Hospital which was the purpose of our visit. Also good price for the amenities they have which includes wi-fi, fridge, microwave, spacious room and a bonus of an outdoor pool, can't really complain for the... More 

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California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Will not go back to this hotel!! Making a quick trip to Palo Alto, needed a place to sleep for a few hours. Parking is horrible. TV had only a few channels with sound. When the heater kicked on it sounded like someone was playing drums on the ceiling (suspect water pipes in the ceiling). Breakfast was Costco juice box... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

I stayed here with my daughter while she was at a Stanford sports clinic. The staff was friendly. The room was completely renovated and VERY clean. All of the amenities were there including a microwave and refrigerator. Although located next to a main street, the room was quiet. The AC/heater was whisper quiet (unlike those noisy units found in most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

If visiting Stanford, nice renovated room at a good price. I will be back again.

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Concord, CA.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

We had to stay in the Palo Alto area quite a bit during this past summer and we chose to stay at the Days Inn in Palo Alto for all of those stays. Due to a family medical situation we had to find an economical as well as a convenient lodging while visiting and attending to matters at Stanford University... More 

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