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“Beautiful experience” 5 of 5 stars
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Castro Valley Inn
3954 E Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley, CA 94552   |  
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Castro Valley
Palm Springs, CA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2008

My room was quiet, clean, charming and altogether perfect at an extremely low rate compared to going rates. I had absolutely no complaints.

  • Liked — Everything. I don't recommend it for children or pets to preserve the peace and quiet!
  • Disliked — No complaints.
  • Stayed November 2008, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2008

A second stay was booked at this hotel because the first experience in June 2004 was very nice. The hotel had recently opened before that visit. The April 2008 stay was nothing like the first visit. The bedding did not look clean as it was very dingy and didn't have a fresh scent. There were several other issues related to cleanliness of linens also. The owner definitely needs a course in dealing with the public as he is very unsocial. The curry still permeates the air in the office. The continental breakfast would be classified as a very light snack.

  • Liked — Closeness to Mother's apartment.
  • Disliked — The feeling of lack of cleanliness.
  • Stayed April 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2007

On entering the reception area you are greeted by the strong smell of curry and the slightly less welcoming hosts (not rude or hostile, just not very friendly).

The rooms had basic amenities and were reasonably comfortable and clean, however there were no other amenities on site. There is a supermarket approximately 200 metres away but most of the restaurants
and the BART station are about a mile away. The BART takes about 35-40 minutes to reach downtown San Francisco. Overall, cheap no frills rooms in a reasonable location.

  • Stayed March 2007, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2004

Great new hotel that has many of the comforts that we have come to expect at a much higher price.Although the location is removed from what we came to see in the Bay Area (San Francisco and Sausalito) the savings on our hotel cost made it an easy decision to stay here. It is close to transportation so getting around was easy. Since the building is new (think it was built in late 2003) everything is spotless.

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Additional Information about Castro Valley Inn

Address: 3954 E Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley, CA 94552
Location: United States > California > Castro Valley
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Castro Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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