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Hotel California

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21 Nov 2017
“No longer a hotel”
27 Mar 2016
“Great location/option for visiting Stanford”
Free Wifi
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

Have breakfast on the rooftop, walk to the bakery two shops away, take the train to SF--this is an easy, well located place to stay. Rooms are very tiny, European style, but comfortable. Make your reservations for Palo Alto High School or Stanford Graduations well...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is an old building furnished with antiques rather than a modern hotel. The entrance is on Ash around the corner from California. Enter the door, walk up a flight of stairs, follow the signs to the "front" desk. If it is not staffed, ring...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed June 21, 2015

This a basic, no-frills accommodation in downtown Palo Alto that is convenient to the Stanford campus. The facility is showing its age but is basically clean and sound. We found the shower to be laughably small - one could not turn around without hitting the...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel California for the weekend of Stanford graduation. I found the hotel online and was disheartened by some of the older reviews, so I called and spoke with the manager, who is brand new. We had a delightful conversation--resulting in our...More

1  Thank Arringtons
Reviewed June 11, 2015

I stayed qt this hotel for a week while visiting my daughter at Stanford. The rooms are each individual and pleasant and clean. The kitchen is like a home kitchen and is available all day, from 6 or 7 am to 10pm. The rooms are...More

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"Far from the kitchen and at the end of the corridor will have less noise"
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"Ask for interior room."
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"housekeeping leaves windows open so there is some street noise, but you can always close if it bothers you"
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"I stayed in three seperate rooms for complicated reasons. I enjoyed the one on the courtyard, it was quieter..."
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