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Days Inn Palo Alto - San Jose

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Ranked #16 of 24 hotels in Palo Alto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2009
jh89109 Las Vegas, NV
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

Do NOT under any circumstances stay at this motel. Two of the days we were there the hot water ran out just as we were trying to take a shower. One of the days we came back after being gone all day and they hadn't cleaned the room. The staff is obviously inexperienced and a lot of the time there... More

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Palo Alto CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2009

I completely agree with a review posted on October 22 2009 titled Questionable Reviews. I checked in at 10PM on December 23. I was greeted by someone who did not speak English. Finally someone came to the front desk in their pajamas to talk to me The room was cold and the heater did not work. They moved me to... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2009

Had to make an emergency trip to see my father-in-law who was ill at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto. We drove roughly 8 hours from Las Vegas. Prior to leaving, I glanced at some of the hotels on-line but many seemed pricey. Around 10 PM, we pulled into the Days Inn and requested a room. It was only about... More

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Santa Rosa, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

For this price in this area, I didn't expect a lot but I have not been in a motel this dated and in need of updating in a long time. The decor was late 80's and I would be surprised if the carpet had been cleaned since then. Threads were coming unraveled from the bedspreads and the arms of the... More

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Espoo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2009

Happened in the evening, took until afternoon next day to be fixed - disgusting. Strange stench in rooms. Fixtures in bathroom were half broken.

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portland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2008

The experience of staying at the Days Inn-Palo Alto was a nightmare from the beginning. We were given a room without a door number and bordering an apartment building that seemed to use the area between the two properties as an ashtray and garbage dump. The room had not been deep cleaned or renovated in at least 20 years. There... More

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travelerfrommd
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2008

This hotel was just about on par with what I expected. The staff was friendly, the rooms clean, and the location was pretty good. (Trader Vics is within walking distance.) However, the rooms are extremely small, the bedding is on par with the price, and worst of all; my IPOD disappeared from the nightstand drawer during my stay. I cannot... More

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Stanford, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2008

According to the Days Inn website, this particular motel won the Chairman’s award. The reasons why elude me. They upgraded us from a Queen to a King bed, and at the risk of sounding ungrateful, the room was a tight squeeze! Once we lay our one suitcase and one backpack on the floor, there was hardly any room to walk... More

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Millington, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2007

I recently stayed at this motel during a business trip. My room was very clean and nicely decorated. The room was also supplied with coffee, tea and snacks, plus a fridge and a microwave. Very quiet.

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Marianna,AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2006

It was clean and quiet. I enjoyed my stay. No complaints. What more do you need of a hotel in Palo Alto?! Della

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Address: 4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Palo Alto - San Jose 2*
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