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San Francisco
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The check-in experience was unbelievable- the NICEST people were working the front desk when I arrived. This is a redecorated and updated Travelodge type motel, with modern furnishings and contemporary bedside iPads. Free wifi, microwave, coffee maker, iron, slippers and robe. Fluffy towels, TONS of complimentary bath products (including lip balm!) and very clean. Free breakfast in the morning consists... More 

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Del Mar, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I come up regularly for Stanford football games and have stayed at a number of hotels in the Peninsula area. The Creekside Inn is my favorite. The location is great, the staff friendly and helpful, the rooms comfortable and quiet.

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Orange County, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grounds are beautiful and room was comfortable, but the hotel charged my card for one night despite this being a pre-paid reservation (in addition to standard $75 refundable for incidentals), and instead of apologizing, they continued to insist both that it "wasn't a charge, it was a hold" (tell that to my bank account that had the money removed from... More 

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CreeksideMGR, Front Office Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dr. Grantz: Thank you for speaking with me today. I very much hope that I was able to address any concerns you may have had about returning to our hotel, as this additional authorization is clearly a systematic error that we have corrected immediately. We thank you for your feedback, and sincerely look forward to seeing you again. Katie... More 

Morristown,NJ
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171 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our regular hotel in Palo Alto was unable to accommodate us so they recommended the Creekside to us. I was a bit skeptical when we drove up - it really does look like a motel, because all the doors open to the outside - but I quickly realized that it wasn't. My room was basic, comfortable and functional, but it... More 

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Redmond, wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 5 days at the Creekside Inn during a business trip. This was my second stay here and the hotel definitely lived up to my expectations. As with my previous visit, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. My room was in the tower this time. The view was not the best, but I was not staying here for... More 

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Stockton, California
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent three nights at the Creekside Inn which is very close to Stanford campus. Room was in the "tower" which was more hotel like than other buildings. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean, nicely decorated, and had a balcony which overlooked the pool. Excellent value for Palo Alto. Coffee, tea, and muffins in the lobby each morning.

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Austin, Texas
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236 reviews
101 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a recent work trip. The location, right on El Camino Real, is convenient to pretty much anywhere in the Palo Alto area. It is made up of a number of low-rise buildings nestled around a creek, with one "tower" building. When I arrived, the two gentlemen on duty couldn't be more welcoming and friendly. They provided... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Creekside Inn due to its location and the reviews which convinced us it was quiet. What an excellent decision! The enchanting grounds are lovingly maintained. Many of the trees are very old. The scent of verbena and other flowering plants and shrubs filled the air. The staff is cordial, professional, pleasant and caring. Their smiles are genuine. Our... More 

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CreeksideMGR, Front Office Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

HenryandJulia, Thank you for the lovely review! We are pleased that your stay exceeded your expectations and hope to see you again whenever you find yourselves traveling to the Palo Alto area. Katie Waitman, Front Office Manager More 

Pleasant Grove, Utah
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52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would stay here again. Nothing too fancy. But the staff was very friendly. The beds and pillows SO were comfy. And it was within walking distance of places to eat. What more could you ask for, right?:) (Just an FYI it is about a 35 minute walk to Stanford University.)

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Modesto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for a year during my visits to Stanford Medical Center. The setting is very peaceful and the rooms are nice. Bedding is soft and the rooms are updated and nice. The facility is large so they can accommodate many guests. We've never had issues trying to park and are generally near our room. The staff... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Creekside Inn is a charming 136 room hotel located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, 2 miles from downtown Palo Alto and Stanford University. Situated on 3.5 beautifully landscaped acres, our guest rooms and suites are nestled in a park-like, creek side setting. Choose from standard, superior and deluxe rooms, as well as suites with kitchens. Ideal for business and leisure travelers, the Creekside Inn represents value that’s truly a find. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Creekside Inn

Address: 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $149 - $536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Creekside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Creekside Hotel Palo Alto
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
#3 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#6 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
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“There are at least two buildings-a two story and a multi-story building. In the two story, the upstairs rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles seymourpeter, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor and there was a lot of noise from upstairs. A room on the second floor might be better.”
 of 5 bubbles bropaul, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I requested an upstairs room and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles HenryandJulia, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have balconies or patios. Any room would be good unless you cannot climb stairs. In that case request a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 424kennethh, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms face the creek which is nice. Ours had a little balcony over the creek.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyt552, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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