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LINCOLN
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We have stayed at several places along El Camino Real as I have frequent checkups at Stanford Medical Center. While there are cheaper places, you pay for what you get! Our room was on the third floor of the tower. It was very clean (I am picky), modern, comfortable, and QUIET. Other places are too close to the road so...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This probably once was a group of apartments or an old-school motel. It's been nicely renovated to put together several buildings of either inside- or outside-entrance rooms. Clean, nothing fancy, but central to Palo Alto with a restaurant onsite and a very thorough shop in the front that had gourmet protein bars, nice wines and beers, fancy waters and decent...

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Minden, Nevada
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Another trip to Palo Alto, another excellent stay at the Creekside Inn. We requested an upgrade at check-in and were moved to a Tower room on the third floor, overlooking the pool and gardens. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. We have stayed at other properties in Palo Alto, but the Creekside Inn is now...

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California
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I spent one night here while visiting Palo Alto for the tennis tournament at the university and it was a good experience. The receptionists were friendly and courteous, the room though small was clean and comfortable. The mattress was a little firmer than I am used to, but I had absolutely no complaints about the place at all. This is...

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Redding, California
Reviewed 10 August 2015

While the creek isn't running due to drought, the grounds are still lovely and even though it is on a busy street, it is like a little oasis. The staff are very accommodating and the shuttle to the tennis venue was good.

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

I found the Creekside Inn to be very comforting. My reason for staying there was because my husband was at the Stanford Medical Center. My room was clean and had nice amenities. Every room has chairs to sit outside and enjoy the yard. I was comfortable staying alone, felt very safe. The staff were so helpful. The shuttle to and...

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

This Inn was very inviting with the landscaping, outside seating areas, paths around the creek. The reception was kind and informative about the pool, fitness room, and restaurant there. The room was great for our family of four, our boys being young adults. The room had a peculiar odor, but not overwhelming.

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

August 10, 2015 Dear Cindya230: Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the hotel, we are so glad that you enjoyed the your stay, I have alerted housekeeping about your comments and we will follow up on your remarks. Hope you are having a great week! GM

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Rooms were small but clean and adequate. Nice courtyard. Great location for Stanford/Palo Alto visit. Close to airport and downtown San Francisco. Complimentary coffee and muffins for breakfast. Reasonably priced for the area.

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August 7, 2015 Dear Cheryl: We are so happy to read your comments about the hotel, thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. Have a wonderful weekend!

North Wildwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Great location near Stanford. Beautiful landscaping despite the drought. Excellent value in this neighborhood. I liked the novelty of having a ground floor room with a patio. Breakfast was minimal -- muffins and coffee. My desk chair was too low for the desk, otherwise everything worked. Didn't try the outdoor heated pool.

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Ladera Ranch, California
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The room was clean and updated. However, the design of the shower is ridiculous! the glass covers about 1/3 of the shower and the bathroom floor becomes soaked after taking a shower. The other negative is that they serve muffins and coffee until 9:30 am. The food and coffee is taken away before their set schedule. In modern hotels, coffee...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 

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Address: 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $153 - $655 (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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Also Known As:
Creekside Hotel Palo Alto
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
#3 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#6 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
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“Ask for a room overlooking the beautiful and tranquil gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerphoto, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe not 3rd floor of older unit!”
 of 5 bubbles HGF001, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny. I would recommend being in G unit of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“courtyard facing would be quiet”
 of 5 bubbles jeanh387, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good view of the creek, preferably on the higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles timmonl, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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