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Country Inn

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Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (7)
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
The Palo Alto Country Inn was built in 1954 along the El Camino Real, the main thoroughfare of that time. Shaded by large trees and surrounded by orchards, travelers would stay here when visiting Stanford University or the city of San Francisco. Founded by Italian immigrants, the Cesano family took care to provide excellent service, and clean, well-maintained rooms for their guests. Many became good friends as they made the Country Inn their home away from home. Today, the inn lies at the heart of a busy Silicon Valley. Destinations such as Google, Yahoo, Apple, Stanford and many Bay Area attractions are within easy reach. Although the surroundings may have changed, the Cesano children and grandchildren have carried on the traditions of providing an affordable and comfortable place to stay. The staff and the accommodations continue to earn the trust of returning clientele and the rave reviews of new visitors. Some special features of the Country Inn are the lovely garden patio that greets you as you arrive, the pool area with available barbeques and ample patio furniture, rooms with kitchens, free wi-fi, and consistently friendly service. At the Country Inn you will find all of the modern conveniences as well as enjoy the warmth and welcome of a quaint inn of days gone by. Please consider us as your hosts on your next trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Quaint
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
54Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
157Reviews
49Photos
2Q+A
30Room tips
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clean and well maintained plus the staff is very friendly. I have stayed three times and will return. breakfast was delivered and was delightful just enough to get me down the road.. this is a great hotel
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Response from countryinnmotel, General Manager at Country Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Julie, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay overall. We look forward to your next visit real soon. Best wishes, ERic Rivera Manager
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I stayed here for two nights and could not have been more pleasantly surprise. It looks a little retro on the outside, but the trees and gardens are amazing. The rooms are clean, spacious. Beds comfy and the shower hot. I had a hand written note welcoming me and chocolates on
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Response from countryinnmotel, General Manager at Country Inn
Responded Nov. 3, 2018
leslievansant, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay overall. We will share your wonderful review with our entire staff. We look forward to your next visit real soon. Best wishes, Eric Rivera Manager
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We stayed here on the last day of a 3 week road trip as we were flying back from San Jose Airport. The rooms were big and clean, the staff very helpful and the pool area gorgeous. The road outside is a little busy but not too bad.
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Response from Eric R, General Manager at Country Inn
Responded Aug. 12, 2018
Lorraine, Thank you for staying with us on your previous visit. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay overall. Our number one goal is to ensure all our guests a memorable experience. We look forward to your next visit real soon. Best wishes, Eric Rivera Manager
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I have to admit that I was skeptical about this property. It looked like a stereotypical motel (insert your view of such places), benefitting from good camera angles. However, it was available, near where we needed to be, and relatively affordable, given the location and the
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Response from Eric R, General Manager at Country Inn
Responded Aug. 13, 2018
Thank you for staying with us on your previous visit. Our number one goal is to ensure all our guests a memorable experience. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay overall. We thank you for the kind words as it was a pleasure hosting you on your visit. We look forward to having you back "home" here at The Country Inn. Best wishes, Eric Rivera Manager
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This hotel is decent. I have stayed at this hotel once before in 2016 when I was traveling and had a great experience. The room was clean and the place was quiet. After that experience I knew I wanted to come back here the next time I was traveling. 2 years later, I'm back and
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Response from Eric R, General Manager at Country Inn
Responded Jul. 18, 2018
thelaudown12, Thank you for the feedback. As we spoke on the phone about your recent experience I am truly embarrassed that this ever happened. I can understand your frustration. Clearly, this is not a reflection of our establishment. We are saddened that this was a bad experience for you and offer our deepest heartwarming apologies and we hope to learn from this and I can assure you this will NEVER happen again. Please feel free to contact me directly should you change your mind and give us a second chance to display our customer service and housekeeping standards that we pride ourselves in. Best wishes, Eric Rivera General Manager
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Can you store luggage after you check out?
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"Never had a bad room although we are always in the back, both bottom and 2nd floors."
"I haven't stayed in a bad room."
"Rooms that are ground level near the office have parking for compact cars only."
"Unless you need it for disabilities, Room 12 is pricey. If you have a choice, opt for Room 7 (no kitchen) or Room 8 (kitchen)."
"Poolside is nice, but could be a little noisier in the warmer months."
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PRICE RANGE
US$143 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
country hotel palo altocountry motel palo altocountry inn palo altopalo alto country inn
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaPalo Alto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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