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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 5 November 2010

Red Cottage Inn is a nice little hotel located directly at El Camino Real in Menlo Park. The property is in good shape and clean and there is a heated outdoor pool. The room was clean with modern furnishing, including an LCD TV. The bathroom looked a little bit outdated, but was also clean. The staff was very friendly and...

Thank alex-schmidt
Reviewed 4 November 2010

Red Cottage Inn is small but extraordinarily comfortable, quiet, and clean, particularly for a single traveler. Its location is ideal, just out of the way of Santa Cruz Avenue. The rooms are comfortable and the beds are quite wonderful, with a variety of pillow choices. The heating and cooling system is single-room based and easily controlled. I very much enjoyed...

Thank lgruman
San Clemente, California
Reviewed 20 October 2010

The Red Cottage in is a surprisingly nice, unpretentious little motel a mile or two from Stanford that I discovered by accident a few years back. Now, whenever I am in Silicon valley, I stay there, because the rooms are perfect, clean, and comfortable, but the place is just set up in a very pleasing way I can't really describe...

Thank EricFromALEKS
Ellijay, Georgia
Reviewed 9 October 2010

Very comfortable accomodation near Stanford and Palo Alto, but set back from the road so quiet. We enjoyed our stay here. I wasn't real sure ahead of time as I was there for medical treatment at Stanford and wanted to be comfortable and needed quiet. I got both. The room (a Premium King) was a bit small, but had everything...

Thank HersheyCoco
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 August 2010

We have stayed at the Red Cottage Inn three times. It is not luxurious, but it's a comfortable and above-average motel. Well behaved dogs are allowed for a $75 flat fee. The management is very responsible and responsive, and the location and parking are easy. There are some nice amenities like the pool and (new this year) Smith and Hawken...

Thank elielcooney
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 June 2010

We have stayed here at least four times during the past five years. We especially enjoy the bountiful complimentary breakfast and that the Inn is set in from the road with flowers throughout. Our second floor room had a queen size bed equipped with microwave, refrigerator,TV, and opened onto a small deck overlooking the good sized pool in a cozy...

Thank joan34
Fairfax VA
Reviewed 17 May 2010

This is a basic hotel, and it's clean. But it's noisy, the A/C doesn't work well, and it has the most confusing TV system I've run into. I prefer the Holiday Inn Express just up the road in Redwood City - quieter and about the same price, with a slightly nicer breakfast.

Thank JeremyInFairfax
New York City
Reviewed 27 April 2010

My colleagues, family, and I have been staying at the Red Cottage Inn & Suites since the 1970s. The hotel and its service continues to be of the highest quality. It is always a pleasure to return to the Red Cottage. I would strongly recommend the hotel to others.

Thank lpandeff
Waverly, PA
Reviewed 7 April 2010

This is a wonderful little motel that's been recently renovated to perfection. The owners are attentive to every detail. Our room has a private patio/deck complete with plantings, a micro and fridge in room, flat screen TV, fully remodeled bathroom, great wireless internet and electronic plugs conveniently located for working. The motel is set back of El Camino Real, so...

Thank smmphd
Reviewed 29 March 2010

Rooms are clean with modern conveniences. Exercise room has all new equipment. Staff very friendly and helpful


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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre 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 94025
Region: United States > California > Menlo Park
Price Range: $177 - $344 (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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“I would stay on the 1st floor. I had room 117 - an ADA room - was even larger.”
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“Get the suite if available. We did have a refrig, MW but it was rather crowded... Get the suite!”
 of 5 bubbles G529AYjenniferw, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lower number rooms are closer to the parking area - but the property is small so this is really not an issue unless it's pouring rain.”
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“to ensure Extra quiet, ask for rooms "beyond the pool"”
 of 5 bubbles joand338, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
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