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Comfort Inn Palo Alto

3.0 of 5 3945 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I chose the Comfort Inn because of the price and location, but regretted it. The room was adequate except for being covered with ants. Each night when I returned, my key would not work. The first time it happened it took 3 trips to the office. The young man on duty that first night was at least pleasant, not true... More 

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Southern Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff and accommodations at this Comfort Inn were very good. The breakfast was quite adequate along with a complimentary news paper. The only problem was that the walls did not keep out adjoining room noise. If you have quiet neighbors it is no problem but if they get noisy, you hear it all.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking for an inexpensive but decent hotel in the Palo Alto - Mt. View area for a business trip, and this worked out OK. The location is great. As for many inexpensive lodgings, the facilities are somewhat worn. Some items like the bedding have been updated, and are quite nice. However, the furniture has seen a lot of... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travel a lot throughout the US, Europe and Asia. We stay in everything from budget motels to five star hotels. In the last year we've experimented with staying at budget motels, especially on long road trips in the US. In general we have been getting really good results, feeling more connected to the locals and generally... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently in Palo Alto for a big birthday celebration and needed a nice, clean, inexpensive place to sleep. After looking online, this seemed to be the best bet. It didn't disappoint. My room was clean, comfortable, and had everything I needed (e.g., coffee pot, ironing board, free wireless internet, refrigerator). Parking (at no charge) was convenient, breakfast (also... More 

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel due to the reviews thinking it wasn't too bad. However, it was outdated and there was a horrible smell in the room . We had planned to stay 7 days but upon waking the next morning my husband and I both had a severe headache from the smell that must have been some chemical they used... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We arrived before 10am without reservations and the front desk staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. While we were having their complimentary breakfast the staff informed us that they expedited the cleaning of a King room and that it would be ready for us. The room was very clean and spacious. The bathroom was very clean. Everything was in working... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The good points: Good location, clean and the breakfast is ok The things needs improvement: The shower stream was really weak You can hear every step in the room above you (I stayed at the ground floor) Some noise from the hi way if you stay in the back rooms The bottom line is it's an ok stay. If you... More 

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed in several Comfort Inns and this one is as good if not better than most. Thought the price was a little high but Stanford did have a football game that day. The lady in reception was very pleasant and efficient. Breakfast was better than some we've had in Comfort hotels in the past. The hotel purports to... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The beds were comfortable. We had everything we needed in the room. The only things that bothered me were they had mold in the bathroom on the floor grout and the shower. The toilet paper roll was a ways away from the toilet so it was a bend and reach to get the toilet paper. We were in pinch and... More 

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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:3 star — Comfort Inn Palo Alto 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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