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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Hayes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This hotel was booked for business reasons due to location and availability. Upon check in I found the staff to be polite and helpful. First thoughts were that there appeared to be plants everywhere I looked. There was no bar or no restaurant in the hotel. The room was of decent size with large bed, large LCD TV, ok shower... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

This place is awful, and here are just a few reasons why: 1) Once I arrived, they said your assigned room has not been cleaned. They sent me to a room which was not cleaned... disgusting! had to switch room. 2) The card that supposed to open the door got deactivated everyday! So everyday I had to go to front... More 

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Wyncote, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

I used to stay here a lot, and now only do so when the Creekside Inn is booked up and I can't get a room there. It's gotten even odder than before; massive overdosing of plants (which obstruct the view of oncoming traffic when you pull out onto Stanford Avenue), computers on every desk (making it harder to use your... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

The official photos are really very flattering. This place feels and looks like a cheap motel. The breakfast is served in the lobby, the place is overstocked with plants and flowers and the rooms are Tired (with a capital T). Nevertheless, I found the staff to be polite and helpful. I don't plan to return to be honest and was... More 

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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
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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: $317 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stanford Terrace Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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#2 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
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