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Americas Best Value Inn - Palo Alto

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in the hotel for 2 weeks in the month of November 2016 and 1 thing I noticed and made me very upset was the housekeeping department used the guest room as a storage, taking room away from people. We are paying for the full room and not to share with the housekeeping department. The T.V stand are full...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Located in Palo Alto, easily accessible from public transport, Americas Best Value in (aka Sky Ranch Inn) is a great an convenient hotel in Palo Alto. The staff is friendly and helpful. Room facilities are excellent.

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Lincoln, California
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had to go to Palo Alto on an last minute notice and Americas Best Value Inn had vacancies. Stuff was very friendly and kind. The room was very neat and extremely clean! I'd defiantly stay there again. Close to a lot of places, too.

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel is nice, it's on the cheaper side of hotels in the area, but inside rooms are updated with new furniture and flat screen tvs. Front desk help was really nice. I was pulling a trailer with me and he let me park it right in front of office, as there parking lot is really small.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is the perfect place for spending my nights after long hours of work. you have everything in the room while you are away from home. A home for me when I am away from the home. I highly recommend my friends and family members to choose this place when you are in Palo Alto.

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Great staff and clean rooms. I manage a small proberty on Long Island and can apreciate the hard work it takes to have an Inn running efficiently. Thank you for enhancing the visit with my daughter at Stanford.

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

I was looking for an hotel with a good quality and a fair price and I can say that I could find it. Good bed, good bathroom, lcd tv, great variety of channels, laundry, parking lot in front of room. It's some blocks distant from whole food market, Walmart and target.

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I stayed here while my apartment was being fumigated. Overall, the hotel itself was fine--decor was really outdated, but fine for my purposes since I was mainly just using it to sleep and shower. (It certainly would not be my choice for vacation purposes.) My main issue was with the front desk staff. The alarm clock in the room didn't...

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1Thank emilyto
Reviewed 30 May 2015

For the price I guess you can't really complain, but this is a place to lay your head, and no more. Walls are paper-thin; I could hear all the conversation from the room next door and hear them move around the room. When I was on the phone at 5am due to jet lag I found myself whispering so as...

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Camino, California
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Just clean enough. Beds were good and linen clean. Cellophaned sweet rolls were silly. Remember that breakfast is going to cost you at least $15 more per person, so think about spending the extra on a nicer place with breakfast. On the other hand, it is next door to Hobee's, one of the truly great places to eat. The WiFi...

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Amenities

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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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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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, (aka Sky Ranch Inn), Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $149 - $314 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles Kitty5466, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“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).”
 of 5 bubbles jerroldk334, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“The two story unit appears to be suites.”
 of 5 bubbles F5607AEmarkr, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the far end of the "U" layout.”
 of 5 bubbles louisew591, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from El Camino. The rooms toward the back of the hotel and away from the street are much quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Erin74, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
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