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    Red Cottage Inn

    1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94027-4127
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$146
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          Overview
          • Excellent49%
          • Very good35%
          • Average10%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “el camino” (35 reviews)
          “palo alto” (15 reviews)
          “private patio” (10 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
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          Kitchenette
          Multilingual Staff
          Spa
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 April 2016

          I have stayed in quite a few different hotels in the Palo Alto area, from Mountain View to Menlo Park. Red Cottage Inn is one of the better appointed facilities. It is clean, well maintained and fairly new (compared to others). The rooms are small-ish,...More

          Thank Gary S
          Response from RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage InnResponded 12 April 2016

          We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us . We hope to see you on your next visit in the area. Thank you for staying with us .

          Reviewed 30 March 2016

          This property is off of the main road in Menlo Park and you do feel like you are tucked away and protected. I agree the office staff is not overtly friendly, but they were helpful, and I don't need them to be my best friends....More

          Thank MuseumMom57
          Response from RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage InnResponded 12 April 2016

          We thank you for your feedback . We will certainly take your notes to even make our service better. Thank you for staying with us.

          Reviewed 27 March 2016

          Room was fine, but loud. I could hear people talking thru the walls. Not close to anything, but traveling alone I felt pretty safe. Bedding was nice. bath amenities were ok. did have a restaurant close by.More

          Thank tdkiely2127
          Response from RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage InnResponded 12 April 2016

          Thank you for your business and your feedback. We are glad we have made you feel safe and secure during your stay. We are schedule for a renovation and one of the item to be address will be the walls. Thank you for staying with...More

          Reviewed 16 March 2016

          Rooms are built from garage or container like constructions All staff members except one were unfriendly over the 4 days that I stayed there Food - breakfast was so bad it gave me a stomach ache. They leave oranges there for guests, but they are...More

          Thank Rachel B
          Response from RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage InnResponded 12 April 2016

          Thank you for the time to review our property . We value your input and will surely take note of the feedback and use it to better serve our guests . Thank you for staying with us.

          Reviewed 11 March 2016

          Location is everything, and this property proves it. You turn in off of El Camino Real, a four lane busy road, but drive behind a 2-story Real Estate Business to be ON Red Cottage Inn property. You find that it is quiet where ALL of...More

          Thank Joan D
          Response from RCIadmin, Front Office Manager at Red Cottage InnResponded 12 April 2016

          Thank you for sharing the highlights of your stay with us . We hope to see you again .

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$149 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
          • #3 Family Hotel in Menlo Park
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 28
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Menlo Park
          • Also Known As
          • Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park ,
          • Red Cottage Menlo Park
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          Is breakfast available
          4 July 2015|
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          Response from lauren98604 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes! Breakfast isn't anything fancy but there is fruit, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins. Fresh coffee all day and cookies in the afternoon.
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          "corner room was private and quiet"
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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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          "Avoid rooms above office, may have infestation"
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          "Get the suite if available. We did have a refrig, MW but it was rather crowded... Get the suite!"
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