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Stanford Terrace Inn

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Morganton NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the newest or fanciest place but the location cannot be beat. Walk across the street to Stanford. Lots of secure parking under the building. Rooms are older but updated, large and clean. HVAC and TVs are up to date. Free wifi. Good free breakfast, not a full buffet but more than continental. Large Starbucks next door.

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Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cost of lodging in the area is always high and it's hard to find something that is even available. When I found they had availability, at a fair cost for a 4 Star rated hotel I was excited. The property is dated and literally covered in vegetation EVERYWHERE. It isn't done in the most tasteful manner. I think the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Travel Agent and have only used Stanford Terrace Inn once. The service I received was exceptional. The staff are friendly and very willing to assist, especially when there is an issue with a guest. Hoping to use this hotel again soon.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for three days for a meeting at the university. On driving into the basement parking garage it looks a bit ominous. There are pink wall lights and potted plants everywhere. There is a strange roped off area off the parking garage in which a player piano starts to play as you walk by. The overall feeling is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I work on campus and use the Terrace Inn quite frequently for guests coming in. I've had weekly speakers stay here for about 2 years now and it's always been a comfortable and pleasant experience. The guests enjoy the rooms, excellent service, and breakfast. Recently we held a major conference and had about 40 guests stay here. We booked out... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great location, lovely gardens. Very pricey but probably not for Palo Alto walking distance both to the Stanford campus and to many, many great restaurants. However, the wireless doesn't work in the lobby. Additionally , and frankly I am still incredulous writing this, I called the front desk about six this morning saying I needed a plunger and was told... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

My family and I have stayed at the Stanford Terrace Inn many times over the last several years. While my mother was undergoing cancer care at Stanford Hospital, we stayed at Stanford Terrace Inn multiple times because of its close proximity to the hospital, cleanliness, friendly and helpful staff, and large rooms. I have an upcoming stay again and know... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Hotel is in a great location. Starbuck next door, a great steak house opposite and not too far from California Ave where there is plenty of restaurant and a framers market on Sundays. If you love plants like me, this is the place to go. But don't expect too much from breakfast(it was basic). Indeed they ran out of yogurt... More 

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Silver Spring, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Stayed here during a guest-speaker visit at Stanford. My first impression is that I was entering a bit of a jungle. There are plants everywhere--in the front, the entrance, inside the lobby, going down the main hall, all around the atrium, etc. I guess if you like plants this is ok but I think it is overdone. The rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

It was a great experience staying here and absolutely have no complaints. As my plans weren't finalized when to checkout, i had to keep extending my stay every now and then, and the staff here were nice to accommodate my request and made all adjustments to keep my stay pleasant with my family.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Across the street from the Stanford campus, you'll find the Stanford Terrace Inn, an oasis of unexpected elegance. In the midst of Silicon Valley, you'll discover a tradition of old world hospitality. Here, Tuscan murals adorn the walls, evoking a timeless sense of luxury. Our secluded garden setting and sun-drenched patio makes it easy to unwind. Or perhaps relieve the stresses of the day in our heated pool. Inside your over-sized guest room, you'll find all the modern conveniences. Complimentary cable TV, high-speed Internet access, and a desk large enough to get some real work done. All at a price that's pleasantly surprising. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stanford Terrace Inn

Address: 531 Stanford Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1113
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $318 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stanford Terrace Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Stanford Terrace Palo Alto
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#2 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
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