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Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto

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St. George, Utah
Reviewed 5 September 2012

This motel is older but kept up well. The rooms were clean and the noise from El Camino was minimal. The parking was alittle tight to get in and out of your parking space. When it says breakfast it is a bearclaw in plastic and an orange juice. The rooms are however equipped with a microwave and refrigerator.

Thank stggirl
Modesto, California
Reviewed 6 August 2012

I travel often and when I go to Palo Alto either for Medical needs, business, or even pleasure I always chose Americas Best Value Sky Ranch Inn. The service there is incredible and the Management is always willing and able to help me in any way they can. Best Customer Service EVER! I cant imagine them treating anyone rudely they...

Thank TravelinGuy07
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 August 2012

First, I have to admit I didn't stay with the hotel. I booked and canceled after talking to their service people over the phone. It might be a good hotel, but their attitude shocked me. I booked a room with them for the first time. I called them to verify the room because I booked it online, and asked whether...

2Thank Sophie C
abvipaloalto, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate your doing so. We use your comments to further train our staff and to ensure that we exceed expectations. All our service staff has been made aware of your experience and feedback. The service you described is very uncharacteristic of our staff, and we apologize if events transpired...

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Just wanted to share my experience with this particular ABVI location in Palo Alto. Check-in's are at 3PM. As an out of towner, with flights being what they are these days, many times I've gotten there before 3PM.....They always have a smile and a room. In the event, there isn't one it's not long before they make one available. I...

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 17 July 2012

The room at this place is ok, nothing fancy, just a place to sleep. However, when it comes to service, expect the worse from the managers. They are clearly not human, just troll that just came out from under a rock or sewage waste plants some where. My son was getting brain surgeries (two separate procedures) at Stanford. We are...

6Thank DavidTPaloAlto_CA
abvipaloalto, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

We understand that this must be a very emotional time for you. Having been a partner with the surrounding hospitals for over 15 years, we pride ourselves on providing a stress-free stay. From our investigation, it appears that you adjusted your stay upon check-in due to another housing option provided by the hospital. Thus, your stay was shortened as you...

Los Osos, California
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We needed a place to stay after the June 30 pro soccer game at Stanford (great game and fireworks show!). We booked at the last minute and found this relatively affordable motel located at the south end of Palo Alto, on El Camino Real. Our room was nicely furnished (including a small fridge) and the place was immaculately clean. The...

Thank centralcoastguy
Lafayette, California
Reviewed 21 June 2012

No frills, clean place to sleep. Had to find a hotel for an unexpected overnight last minute trip. Only hotel close to Stanford with a vacancy. Older hotel single level noisy a/c and refrigerator.

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Cambria, California
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We were put in room 100 right next to the managers office, even though we arrived at 3 p.m. before the motel even began to fill up and requested a quiet room. We went to bed at 10p.m. But were unable to sleep until 11 p.m. because every time some one went into the managers office, there was an obnoxious...

2Thank Moosekins
abvipaloalto, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate your doing so. We use your comments to further train our staff and to evaluate our Inn and make necessary changes. Please note that we do discount this room for being close to office, and in a busier section of our Inn. That being said, additional measures have...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Stayed here for 6 nights and was very pleased. It's an older building in the traditional design but it is clean and well maintained. Room had fresh carpet and was very clean. Beds were comfortable--you would never confuse this place for a Marriott, but it costs a fraction of the other hotels nearby. TV was older 19" model, but I...

1Thank GrandPrixPete
Gold Beach, OR
Reviewed 30 November 2011

We recently stayed here and had no problems at all, no bugs!! We had a friend at the Stanford hospital and weren't sure when we would leave. The owner told us we had a room as long as we needed it. We thought this was a nice gesture and we appreciated not having to worry about finding a new place....

1Thank OrSunshine

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Palo Alto hotel is 100 percent smoke-free. Business travelers and family vacationers alike are sure to find our spacious accommodations, attentive service, and ample amenities to their liking. Each of our guest rooms features free wireless and high-speed wired Internet access, microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, hairdryer, flat panel cable TV, HBO, ESPN, iron, ironing board, clock radio, free local calls, and wake-up service. Complimentary tea, coffee, packaged danish, orange juice, and bottled water are also in every guest room. Children 11 years of age and under stay free in parent's room with existing bedding. Sorry, no pets allowed. At Americas Best Value Inn Sky Ranch, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto

Address: 4234 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $146 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“It does have a handicap room & they accept multiple discount options.”
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“All rooms seem to be about the same quality. Ones in the back were single story as I recall (at least we didn't have any overhead noise).”
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“Ask for a room at the far end of the "U" layout.”
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“Ask for a room away from El Camino. The rooms toward the back of the hotel and away from the street are much quieter.”
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