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Comfort Inn Palo Alto

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3945 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Ranked #15 of 24 hotels in Palo Alto
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently my wife and family booked a stay at the comfort inn. Upon arrival my wife informed the front desk that our stay was incorrectly booked and that it was for an additional evening. THe night clerk was very accommodating and said it would not be a problem and would make the change. While we were out of the hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My dad and I stayed at the Comfort Inn Palo Alto on a visit to Stanford University. Upon arrival, the guy at the front desk was very friendly. He also offered to give us a room on the second floor as to avoid any kind of noise had we been on the first floor. Our room was clean and well... More

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Tracy, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a room due to having someone in Stanford Hospital. The check in staff was very friendly and the room came with free wifi. The room itself was clean but reminded me of a road motel in the sixties. The beds were average at best and climate control was either high or off. Very average place to stay and below... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room itself was clean and the bed was decent. The guy at the front desk was very friendly and the free wifi was one of the reasons I booked this hotel. Cons- extremely noisy! The road is busy, even at midnight. I can hear almost every noise from the parking lot, the walkway, and the adjacent rooms - people... More

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Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Don't stay at this motel unless you're doing business and don't intend to spend too much time there. It has a kind of half clean feeling. The beds are very mediocre. The breakfast, not too bad, but I really never ate much of it. I was in California on business so it sufficed, but I definitely would not recommend this... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We arrived early (2:00 PM) and asked to check-in. We were given a room immediately as requested. The receptionist was nice. Our room, 126, is probably not typical of other rooms at the hotel. It has an alcove outside the door for an electrical cabinet. As a result, our room was probably 3 feet shorter than other rooms. The King... More

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Porterville
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56 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

this location is very typical of Comfort Inn. King room was slightly small with a desk, one chair, microwave and fridge, and a decent size bathroom. The bed was comfortable, and the front desk staff were pleasant and helpful. this is an older hotel with exterior hallways. 4 carts of dirty laundry sat in the parking lot overnight, that was... More

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Merced, California
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12 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This Comfort Inn is located fairly close to Stanford University and has special rates for patients and family. Call ahead and tell the person on duty of your circumstances. They book the Stanford reserved rooms quite rapidly so you definitely need to reserve a room as far in advance of your visit as possible.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here because all of my normal haunts were booked or charging insane prices. The check-in clerk was exceedingly helpful. The room was clean. The king-sized bed was very comfortable. The complementary breakfast in the morning was ready early and had all of the things that most hotel chains offer. Absolutely no complaints. I would stay there again if... More

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36 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The place was tidy and clean. Friendly reception. It has standard complimentary breakfast. The end room was quiet and comfortable. Conveniently located near Stanford and good foods. Will certainly stay again.

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Address: 3945 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:2 star — Comfort Inn Palo Alto 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Join the Comfort Inn Stanford University in Palo Alto, a convenient, family and pet friendly Northern California coastal hotel near San Jose Airport, Stanford Shopping, and Paramount's Great America, for exciting West Coast getaways. ... more   less 
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