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“Good location, basic, but very clean and extra amenities were great!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Oak Motel Palo Alto
Ranked #26 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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“Good location, basic, but very clean and extra amenities were great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2008

I was attending a workshop at a hotel across the street, but it was very expensive. Through hotels.com I found the Oak Motel Palo Alto and realized it would be a great location for attending the workshop. I was a little wary that Trip Advisor had no reviews for it, but Expedia had reviews. It wasn't a bargain, but it was a good price for the location. The room was large as was the bathroom. It was also very clean and had a microwave and a refrigerator which were very convenient. The room also had an A/C which I could see as being a plus in the summer heat. It is a small motel, but everything seemed to be well maintained, including the small pool. The door key was interesting and I've included a picture. It is similar to the key used on Segway machines. Having the typical motel layout, the one big window was in the front and had the walkway in front of it. So with the shades open there is no privacy as anybody walking by could look it. This was a little annoying, but most motel's I've seen have this layout. In the bathroom there were a few small soap bars and shampoo packets and several towels. Again this was pretty standard for a motel, but house keeping did replace them each morning. The breakfast of course was very basic but for the price I would have been surprised if there were more than cereal, bagels, and commercial/industrial pastries. Basically this is a nice clean motel which is a great place to stay if the location suits your needs. If it weren't for the great location I wouldn't have necessarily have choosen this motel, but if it is a good location for you, I would recommend it.

  • Liked — CLEAN room and great location, also FREE WiFi was nice!
  • Disliked — Very basic an no privacy unless the window shades are closed.
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled on business
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Property: Oak Motel Palo Alto
Address: 4279 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4400
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Oak Motel Palo Alto 2*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oak Motel Palo Alto in CA offers newly remodeled guestrooms, continental breakfast, and a variety of amenities for a great price to ensure you will enjoy a perfect night's sleep! ... more   less 
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