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“Comfort, Hospitality and First Rate Service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Atherton Park Inn & Suites Redwood City

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Atherton Park Inn & Suites Redwood City
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2834 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)   |  
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Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in Redwood City
San Luis Obispo, California
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Comfort, Hospitality and First Rate Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a rather difficult period when my wife was in Stanford Hospital I spent a week at this hotel. I originally chose it because it had been recommended by an acquaintance, was near the hospital, and offered a special Stanford Hospital rate. To my delight it also turned out to be spacious, clean and very accommodating. From the front office staff to those cleaning the room or working in the breakfast dining area, everyone working there seemed to go out of their way to be helpful. I cannot think of a better place to have spent the week.

Room Tip: It is probably better to get a room near the rear of the property away from the busy El Camino Real...
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  • Stayed October 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Watsonville, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no excuse for a hotel charging these rates to have such terrible pillows. The staff was wonderful-super friendly and helpful so that is a plus. And the room was clean if a little shabby. But the pillows are really, really bad.

Room Tip: Bring your own pillow.
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  • Stayed October 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I arrived the power was out in the hotel, Housekeeping spoke no English and when they knocked and I told them "just a minute" they walked in anyway (twice). When I tried to hold a conversation with the ones who walked in they understood no English. When i reported the issue to the front desk and asked management to put a "do not disturb" on my room because I had a conference call, the housekeeping staff became vindictive by staging their carts outside my room behaving loud and disruptive to my meeting call. When I finally checked out early, I left my power charger behind by accident. I called the hotel later that day and was told "they would investigate". They never returned my call. I found the whole experience unpleasant and will never stay there again. This hotel may work fine for folks who have Spanish as a primary language and are not interested in reliable service.

  • Stayed October 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Albany, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

You won't get anything fancy, but the rooms are very clean and the price is right. Bathroom fixtures, etc. could use an update but those negatives go away when you close your eyes at night. Breakfast staff is pleasant and does an excellent job of keeping the area tidy. Redwood City Caltrain station is nearby making for an easy commute into the city.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
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Copperopolis, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My son and his wife flew in and we spent the day in SF. We stayed here at the end of the day and the room was a surprise. The room very clean, there was wifi, a small refer and coffee maker in the room. There was 24 hour coffee in the office (nice). They said there is a breakfast in the morning and i expected a continental, but was pleasantly surprised at a full breakfast with eggs, breads, cereal, biscuit and gravy, waffles, juices, fruit, yogurt and coffee...... Really nice place and i would stay again.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Tha hotel is a bit run down, old carpets, bathroom needs remodel, but it was kept clean, no odd smells and we had a quiet room on ground floor. Didn't have a choice parents were elderly and there is no elevator for send floor. Pillows had " soft" and " firm" indicators on them which was very cleaver. The staff at front desk were so friendly. The breakfast was scrambble eggs, sausage, waffles, breads, cereals, yogerts, bananas, granola bars. It was good food fresh. The photo of hotel is exactly what it looks like. We were there for medical procedure and it was close to sequoia hospital, it's a nice place but no pool if your looking to swim. The gym room is very small but good equipment.

Stayed July 2014
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Monterey, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here because my dad was hospitalized at Stanford Hosp. It's about 2 miles from the hosp. We got a Stanford Hospital rate which is considerably cheaper than the regular rate. They will ask for some type of proof of hospital stay to give guarantee the rate. I read the tips from others to ask for a room towards the back and indeed it was a good idea because it's quieter. The room is clean. The fridge and microwave came in handy. The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. Breakfast is adequate: Several types of bread, french toast, biscuit and gravy, omelette, yogurt, fruit, and they also have a waffle maker. We would recommend this place.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Atherton Park Inn & Suites Redwood City

Address: 2834 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
Location: United States > California > Redwood City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in Redwood City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Atherton Park Inn & Suites Redwood City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Atherton Park Inn & Suites is an extended-stay hotel in Redwood City, California for business travellers and family vacation with spacious guest rooms, onsite restaurants, fitness centre, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, and easy access to Stanford University, Stanford Medical Centre & Downtown Palo Alto. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Redwood City Hotel Redwood City
Holiday Inn Redwood City
Redwood City Holiday Inn

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