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Creekside Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Pisa, Italy
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I did not know this place before even though I have been to Palo Alto many times. Big room, great environment, silence, free parking, close to restaurants and low price. However Palo Alto downtown cannot be reached on foot. An optimal quality over price ratio. Thanks a lot to the management.

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Spring, Texas, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is a great location....a very nice set up. Unfortunately, the setting and the service do not match. The hotel advertises a restaurant on site. The restaurant was not even open one day and did not open for breakfast on Sunday until 8 AM (we had to be at an event at 8 AM). Additionally, the hotel advertises that it...

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greg B: I am happy that our location was a good fit for your trip to the Palo Alto Area. I am sorry that our restaurant was not opened during your stay, I have reviewed your comments and we have implemented steps to advice our customers when the restaurant is closed ahead of their visit to the hotel. We...

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Always enjoy staying at this hotel. The close proximity to all the places in Palo Alto we visit, the large rooms are very clean, comfortable and even the sample soaps, etc. We also enjoy all the trees and "forestry" feel to the property. Staff is very helpful and friendly. When they found what we had left behind in our room...

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

Dear GBarruga: We are so grateful for your kind review of the property, your description of our property is very accurate. Thank you again for staying with us! Sincerely, GM

Davis, California
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The Creekside Inn is a hidden gem. Located just minutes from the Stanford campus, the Inn is surrounded by beautiful gardens and footbridges. Rooms are well-appointed. Evening reception, continental breakfast, free WiFi, and bottled water. What more could you ask?

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 27, 2015 Kate B: Thank so much for taking the time to review the hotel, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, have a nice weekend! GM

Takoma Park, MD, United States
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This was an overall really nice place to stay- and it should be for the price. The rooms were a bit small but the property was very nice. It had a great atmosphere. Only reason it didn't get 5 stars is because the front desk staff did their jobs but I didn't feel really taken care of, and like they...

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 23, 2015 Dear Sara G: Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, we use your feedback during our continuing efforts to train our associates to better serve our customers. I am glad that you enjoyed the property and the nice atmosphere around the hotel. I am sorry that our associates failed to show you...

Dayton, Ohio, USA
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Ended up staying here by accident as the hotel we planned to stay had a random issue preventing our occupancy. They sent us here and we were pleasantly surprised. From the outside we expected a low-budget motel, but once inside the room we appreciated all the updates which gave the room a more luxurious feel. Also free wifi and water,...

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 27, 2015 Dear NM_61933: Thank for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated all our amenities and upgrades, Have wonderful weekend and thank you for staying with us. GM

New York
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Well, I guess it's Palo Alto - way overpriced compared to any other city, but maybe not PA. I thought I was paying for 2 nights, and it was 1! That said, the front desk folks were genial, the cleaning was excellent, we enjoyed the small pool.

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 27, 2015 Dear RomeTheSecond: I am glad that our front desk associates were helpful during your stay and that the cleanliness of the room was up to your standards. Thank for taking the time to review the hotel. GM

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The rooms at the Creekside are better than you might imagine from the setting. Furnishings are new and fashionably contemporary. Not a bargain though. I found this place low on the bang for the buck scale.

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 27, 2015 Dear sanjivsingh: Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel, we are glad that you enjoyed our updates and our amenities, we hope that you are having an excellent week! GM

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I grew up in Palo Alto and never noticed this little place until I had to travel back for business and realize there's not much hotel options in PA. The other places were all full so I tried Creekside Inn. It's an older building(s) nestled against a real creek. The rooms were great. Clean, updated bathrooms, plush bedding. I didn't...

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Southern California
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The Creekside Inn does not look like much from the street. It is on a busy street (El Camino Real). The property consists of 8 separate buildings, most of which have exterior hallways. The buildings more-or-less surround the Inn's parking lot and small but usable swimming pool. The room I stayed in, 259, was reached by an interior hallway that...

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CreeksideMGR, General Manager at Creekside Inn, responded to this review

November 10, 2015 Dear Accidentaltrvlr: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your detail review of our property, although our hotel is an older property it has undergone many renovations to include recent additions to our linens, furniture, carpets and façade as well. I am glad that you enjoyed the many amenities offered by the hotel to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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 94306-2702
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $153 - $697 (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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Creekside Hotel Palo Alto
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“Try to get a room in one of the two story buildings with view of the courtyard.”
R_Oliphant44, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for the AAA discount. Main building has suites with nice views All Around. Maybe consider looking into the cabins.”
531rebeccahm, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Across from the office, 2nd floor, corner double bed room was comfortable”
aamabile13, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the beautiful and tranquil gardens.”
travellerphoto, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe not 3rd floor of older unit!”
HGF001, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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