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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is the second time staying here. Room is very spacious and the courtyard is full of fresh vegetation. Choice of breakfast is not very much but acceptable. Staff is very helpful. Close to campus and also walking distance to leisure area and shopping centre.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff and breakfast were amazing. The front desk people were just great and super helpful with everything. The breakfast food was really good. The rooms were great but there are a lot of plants all over the place. I do bet that it would be much nicer during the summer instead of when it has been raining a lot....

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My business travel brought me to Stanford, and I chose Stanford Terrace Inn due to the location. It's right near the campus which was the only plus. Where do I begin with the negatives?!? The room I had was old and not well kept. There was a definite musty odor, and the linens didn't appear to be quite that clean...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place near grad student dorm. Breakfast acceptable for room price. Staff helpful and clean facility. Close to good restaurants. Next to Starbucks and drugstore is not far. Neighborhood has personality.

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Camarillo, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Stanford Terrace is a quirky hotel located right next to the Stanford campus. It was clean, quiet, and had awesome underground parking. The entire facility has a foresty feel due to hundreds of plants in the corridors and lobbies. Very interesting. If you are going to Stanford I highly recommend it. It is right next door and the room...

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Winters, CA
Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you enjoy strangeness, this is for you, as its very comfortable, clean and safe. I guess it's a converted cheapish apartment complex. The rooms have odd dimensions (mine was an enormous double queen) and most of the windows face into the hallway. Mine had a fake fireplace with its own fake fire. Everything, inside and out, is very dim....

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oxford
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Plants and flowers line the courtyard, 3 stories of rooms. The rooms are older but clean and the bed may turn out to be a bit soft. The wifi is good, and the large Samsung tvs have an abundance of channels. In our room there was a little tiny "outdoor courtyard" with 2 chairs and a table. Still, our room...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I felt like I had entered a different world when I entered the Stanford Terrace Inn. Most of what you read in the conflicting reviews is accurate. How is that possible? The rooms are upgraded and stylish--and quite odd, composed of an eclectic collection of mismatched furniture, stylish modern retro bathrooms combined with 1970s closets and fixtures in the dressing...

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Morganton NC
Reviewed 19 September 2016 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
Reviewed 14 September 2016

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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $392 - $551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stanford Terrace Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Stanford Terrace Hotel Palo Alto
Stanford Terrace Palo Alto
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#2 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
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“For ease of access to the underground parking I would recommend asking for a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles DickD521, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor room! On lower floors you hear the walking above you (wooden floors). Walls are quite thin. Get an end if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles wadham, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all different, take time to speak to the staff to identify what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles LLee168, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's in a quiet neighborhood so finding a quiet room isn't an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles nodakn1, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“My children always loved a room close to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenLM1213, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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