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Stanford Guest House

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

My son and I stayed here while he toured the university. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful when navigating Stanford for the first time. Free shuttle service to the university was invaluabe as well. They will come pick you up whenever needed. You will be lucky if you can stay here. Also, the beds are extremely comfortable. Coffee and...

Thank Scott R
Morganton NC
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

If you can get in here it's great for the price. It stays full; we got a call 24 hours prior to a Stanford trip that there had been a cancellation and they could take us. Small plain rooms, but newer and clean. Great free wifi and Dish. Light continental items for free 24 hrs on bottom floor (fruit, simple...

Thank Doug H
Emmett, Idaho
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My 90-year-old mother and I stayed at the Stanford Guest House for about three nights. The staff went out of their way to accommodate our needs. My mother needed a handicapped room which was perfect for her. The Guest House provided a shower seat as well as a raised toilet seat for my Mom's room at no extra charge. My...

Thank Brokewing
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The Stanford Guest House is a quiet, calm, clean hotel about 1.5 miles off the main Stanford Campus, and immediately next to the SLAC research facility. Run by the university, it offers small, European-style (like, London style) rooms with bathroom/shower en suite. My room had a very comfortable full-sized bed, big enough for a couple used to close quarters. There...

Thank spearshaker69
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed two weeks there, the rooms are super clean, really ! They are small, you have slightly more than the space for the bed. The breakfast is ok, even if I would have liked the orange juice also during the week. Without a car it is a little bit complicated but you have university shuttles during the week and...

Thank nath57100
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Visited for a conference. Rooms are quite small, but otherwise fine for what I needed. Got a special rate of $131/night for the conference, which is pretty good for this part of the country. Small desk is cluttered with the big TV, and shower stall small enough to make it hard to reach a dropped item without hitting your head...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2016

It's nice because you get the feeling of what it's like to stay near Palo Alto. The service is consistent every time I come. The breakfast is continental. There is a very nice coffee machine for free. They renew their furnishings every so often. There is also lot's of privacy because you get the security of the Stanford Linear Accelerator...

Thank NoobNoob
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Hotel is small but clean. Receptionists are nice and friendly. They also have free shuttle to the University. Located in the same campus with SLAC. We went back and forth along Sandy Hill but could not find the Guest House only to find out that you have to go up the hill and follow the sign to SLAC. There's nothing...

Thank Jj C
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Simple room but meets your basic needs and more! The caring attitude of the staff makes a big difference! Very clean and safe. People are warm and kind. Atmosphere is serene. An ideal place to stay where you are treated like a family. Hermie from PA

1Thank patent2patent
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Rooms are very small and very basic. But the included coffee, tea, continental breakfast, great staff and free on demand / scheduled shuttle service are all great - especially for such an affordable price. Would stay here again! Very easy to get around.

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Stanford Guest House is an impeccably designed and well-appointed property located in the picturesque foothills of Palo Alto. Whether you’re visiting our beautiful campus, conducting research at the internationally renowned SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, or caring for a loved one at the Stanford Medical Center, we make it our number one priority to provide first-class accommodations for the duration of your stay with us.No facility is better equipped to anticipate and address the needs of Stanford clientele than the only hotel owned and operated by Stanford University. Our exclusive lodgings boast one-of-a-kind art and photography highlighting the Nobel prize-winning research conducted at SLAC and, as part of the Stanford family, our staff members are uniquely equipped to help you plan your campus experience.We take great pride in serving the Cardinal community and very much look forward to your next visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stanford Guest House

Address: 2575 Sand Hill Rd, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Region: United States > California > Menlo Park
Number of rooms: 112
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#4 Family Hotel in Menlo Park
#4 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
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“Its located at the SLAC National Accelerator Lab area so a bit away from the main area of the school.”
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“Love the third floor where you have the laundry room and vending machine.”
patent2patent, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I guess any room is fine...”
Abu_hurayrah, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms away from some outside A/C compressor units, towards the East, are more quiet.”
827jang, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Select the rooms that are on the second floor for ease of access to many facilities”
JeffOtieno, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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