The Palo Alto Inn

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Palo Alto Inn

The Palo Alto Inn

3.0 star property

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Map
4238 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94306

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Antonio Shopping Center18 min walk
  • Popular LocationRengstorff Park4 min drive
  • Popular LocationCharleston Plaza5 min drive
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)30 min drive

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About this area

Palo Alto

In the business district, The Palo Alto Inn is in an area with great shopping. Shoreline Amphitheatre and Los Altos History Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Winchester Mystery House and Hoover Tower. Check out an event or a game at Levi's Stadium, and consider making time for California's Great America, a top attraction not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • San Antonio Shopping Center - 18 min walk
  • Rengstorff Park - 4 min drive
  • Charleston Plaza - 5 min drive
  • Googleplex - 10 min drive
  • Computer History Museum - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • San Antonio Station - 3 min drive
  • Whisman Station - 7 min drive
  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse - 3 min walk
  • So Gong Dong Tofu House - 9 min walk
  • Fuki Sushi - 9 min walk
  • Fuki Sushi - 9 min walk
  • Pizza Chicago - 10 min walk

About this property

The Palo Alto Inn

3-star motel with business center and 24-hour front desk
Along with a snack bar/deli, this smoke-free motel has coffee/tea in a common area and a business center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services, and laundry facilities. All 23 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Room service, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Palo Alto Inn offers 23 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Satellite television is provided. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Palo Alto motel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Property is also known as

The Palo Alto Inn Motel
Days Inn Stanford
Days Inn Stanford Motel
Days Inn Stanford Motel Palo Alto Area
Days Inn Palo Alto Stanford Area Motel
Days Inn Stanford Area Motel
Days Inn Stanford Area
Days Palo Alto Stanford Area
Days Stanford Area
The Palo Alto Inn Palo Alto
The Palo Alto Inn Motel Palo Alto

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 167 out of 402 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 145 out of 402 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 42 out of 402 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 25 out of 402 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 402 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great open bathroom floorplan in room 101
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a very nice stay at the Palo Alto Inn. The room was updated and clean. The bathroom could use a little updating. The staff was incredibly helpful and accommodating. I would definitely stay here again in the future.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent service but strong chemical smell
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The place was well suited for what I needed.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It's just closer to work. Everything was good except the floor squeeks when you walk.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022