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Hotel California

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  • Excellent7%
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  • Average42%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
21 Nov 2017
“No longer a hotel”
27 Mar 2016
“Great location/option for visiting Stanford”
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

It was a nice Hotel, I stayed here in the past with while my brother was going to Stanford. The location of the Hotel is perfect for restaurants Stanford but unfortunately its not a hotel anymore, now its a residential place.

Thank Charlie E
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Given the price and location on California Ave with lots of good food options nearby, this is a great option when visiting the Stanford campus. Despite the name having "Hotel", this is a B&B with limited checkin times and limited space for storing luggage between...More

1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This hotel has a major bedbug infestation as of February 2016, at least in Room 114. The woman at the front desk did not seem concerned, either, and didn't even offer a refund. Do not stay here under any circumstances! No matter how cheap it...More

1  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a minimalist old style hotel with small clean rooms and a nice small kitchen for breakfast. Having breakfast in the little kitchen is like being home. Misty is really a friendly host. The surroundings are animated with nice restaurants and pubs. This is...More

Thank Claudio A
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is a very interesting old style hotel in downtown Palo Alto. The outside is new,but the inside reminded me of staying in small hotels in Europe in the 60's. And that is not bad. The rooms were small, but comfortable and clean. Kind of...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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