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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Nest is a nice little upgraded drive in motel. Some great additions on the property and in the rooms include outside fireplace, AppleTV, etc. We stayed here while visiting family. While we had to request housekeeping as the room wasn't made up and we found the continental breakfast overpriced for quality selection, we'd enjoyed our stay and would stay...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We appreciate the positive feedback on our rooms, patio, and amenities! We appreciate your comments regarding housekeeping and will use them as a training tool for our staff! We also appreciate the breakfast feedback and will definitely use your comments to better our hotel. We were so glad we could serve you while you...

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The Nest Palo Alto is basically a 4 star motel - Modern decor, clean room and bathroom and pretty spacious too. The service at the front desk during the stay was good, however they charged me more than what I expected to pay on hotels.com and were not helpful with solving the issue. I will not stay here again as...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments regarding the excessive charges are very much valued and will be used to better our property going forward. We apologize for the error and really hope we can serve you again in the future.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 September 2016

On first look, the hotel is nicely renovated and very hip, but I should have gotten a clue from the earplugs next to our bed...someone checked in next door in the middle of the night and we could hear them talk and move around, which woke us up. The air conditioner is also old fashioned and very noisy

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We welcome your comments and will definitely use them to better our hotel going forward. We are currently working on a way we can help eliminate the noise in the guest rooms and hallways. It was an honoring having you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back...

Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I ended up here quite by accident. I'm glad I did, I can sincerely recommend this hotel. So, my mother is in the hospital at Stanford, and I have made the rounds at many of the hotels here on the South Peninsula (see reviews), and have had a wide range of experiences. This hotel was recommended to me - and...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We are so thankful we can be of service during this time in your life. Thank you for your comments regarding our staff and property, as we constantly are seeking to provide our guests with the highest quality and most consistent experience possible. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Clarksville, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Even though this was once a motel, you will never know it once you close the door to your incredibly stylish room or when you are having a glass of wine on one of their outside couches or tables. Very friendly staff, breakfast could have been a bit better.

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We really appreciate the feedback on the staff and property! We also welcome your comments about the breakfast and will use them to better our hotel going forward. We look forward to your return to The Nest!

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

They've done a nice job modernising this motel and it has many positive features: easy parking, a nice bar and seating area outside (with a water fountain and fireplace), decent wifi, good size rooms and friendly staff. However, they haven't upgraded the airconditioning units which are a dull brown (see pic), noisy and only partially effective. Mine was so loud...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, we welcome your comments regarding the Air Conditioning, the wine list, and the gym and they will be used to better our property going forward! It was an honor to have you stay with us and we can't wait to welcome you back!

New England, North Dakota
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I really wanted to like this hotel. The staff were all super friendly and helpful - but when you have no idea where the lobby is, you're not off to a good start. No signs, just sliding glass doors to a bar - and the lobby is the register at the bar. Ok, that's fine. I loathe staying on the...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We can see we did not meet your expectations in a few key areas. We welcome your feedback and will definitely use it to better our hotel going forward. We are currently working on a way we can help eliminate the noise in the guest rooms and hallways. It was...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Stayed here for a single night for a horse show in Woodside. I really like this place! The rooms are fabulously designed and decorated with simplicity. No way to lose anything like your car keys.....lol. Will stay here again in August!!!

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We really appreciate the positive feedback on our property and guest rooms! It was an honor having you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Nest!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I loved this motel for business. It was on the main road and surrounded by restaurants and shopping. Perfect location for going to Stanford. Best re-do I've ever seen. It felt hip and modern, simple yet tasteful. As a woman, I felt very safe. The staff are friendly, which is so important to me. The dinner menu needs some work....

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We appreciate your positive feedback on our property, location, and staff! We welcome your comments regarding dinner menu and front desk follow through and we will use them to better our property going forward. We are currently working on a way we can help eliminate the noise in the guest...

Vernon Hills, IL
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Nice and convenient hotel with a price that is a little higher for the property but reasonable for Palo Alto. Bare bones buts very comfortable. The room was a good size, great bathroom and large tv. The staff was very attentive. My only complaint is that the sheets could have been of a better quality. They were scratchy and should...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! Thank you for your comments regarding our staff, as we constantly are seeking to provide our guests with the highest quality and most consistent experience possible. We appreciate your comments regarding the sheets, as we will use them to better our property going forward. We look forward to seeing you next time at The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nest Palo Alto is a fully connected, stylish, natural, & innovative take on what a Palo Alto hotel experience should be - just minutes from Stanford University & Silicon Valley's most innovative companies. The Nest Palo Alto is a boutique hotel, inspired by natural beauty and technical innovation of the community surrounding it. The Nest is fully connected, stylish, natural, and an innovative take on what a hotel experience should be. Located just minutes from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's most innovative companies. We will provide a convenient base from which to connect with the area's innovators, leaders and business visionaries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nest Palo Alto

Address: 3901 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-3319
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $203 - $694 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Nest Palo Alto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Stanford / Palo Alto Hotel Palo Alto
Quality Inn Palo Alto
Palo Alto Quality Inn
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