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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right up the road from the business district of Menlo Park, the Red Cottage Inn is a quirky little motel that seems to be from another era. The location is good, close to Menlo Park and Stanford University with reasonable access to Hwy 101 and 280. My room was a little small although the bathroom had been freshly remodeled and... More 

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Boulder, CO, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave this place 4 stars, but my wife will have given it 5. To me, a 5 is absolutely perfect. I have seen people give a hotel 1 star because the Wifi wasn't good, which is ridiculous. BTW: the wifi isn't the best here. We stayed on the side that had one level with a very private patio area.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent hours trying to find a "reasonable" and clean place to stay in MP on business - all the known brands were sold out or ridiculously expensive. This place was clean, relatively modern, quiet and relaxing. The breakfast was indeed a deluxe continental - muffins, bagels, croissants, cereal, outmeal, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, breakfast bars, OJ, etc. Better than... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living in the area, I'd always been curious about this hotel, but had never had the opportunity to check it out before now. The best part is its location: right on El Camino in north Menlo Park. The property is set well back from the street, so it is very quiet. You'll hear an occasional train, but nothing too unsettling.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely, quiet Inn a few hundred feet off the main highway. The inn is friendly and accommodating. In the room there is a microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot. Good wifi and comfortable. The inn also provides a cold item breakfast that is quite nice. It is about a mile walk to downtown Menlo Park with a great selection... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This hotel (motel) is decent. It provides two bottles of free water, free parking, and free (but unreliable) WiFi. There is also a refrigerator and microwave. This is the second time I've stayed here this year. The unfortunate aspects are: 1) the walls are paper thin. I was up till 2 AM due to people outside at the pool area... More 

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RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We will surely take note of your comments and will keep your inputs in mind to provide better accommodations for our guest . We regret that your stay with us is unsatisfactory to your expectations. Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback. More 

Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Room was quiet and had a private patio. Shower and air conditioning were perfect. Coffee in morning with continental breakfast was excellent. Also coffee and cookies at night were a pleasure. Less than 20 minutes to Stanford.

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RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write a review. We do hope to see you on your next visit in the area. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I've never seen so many insects in a $230/night hotel. There was a spider in the bed and (one) silverfish on the floor. I travel and stay in hotels often enough to know this is unusual. No, I will not stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This hotel is a bit off the beaten path but only a 10 minute walk into town which was fine with me considering that the fantastic weather/temperature was perfect for a walk. My room was clean and the breakfast in the morning was perfect. I will definitely stay here the next time I'm in Menlo!

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It is inspiring to know that you have pleasant stay with us. We look forward to your next stay . Thank you for staying with us ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Great locale in Menlo Park! Lots of eateries, coffee houses. The only thing lacking here was a laundry room . Loved Draegers. We spent a lot of time with family that lived close by and yet getting in and around SF was fairly easy too.

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Hope to see you on your next visit in the area. Thank you for staying with us. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Red Cottage Inn

Address: 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94027-4127
Location: United States > California > Menlo Park
Price Range: $176 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park
Red Cottage Menlo Park
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Menlo Park
#3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
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