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Reviewed 4 January 2013

I've stayed in Westin hotels all over the world and this was one of the better Westin's I've stayed at. Here are some general comments on my stay. Positives: - Service was very friendly and efficient. Everything I asked for was done on time and effectively. - Hotel is within walking distance to University avenue and the shops and restaurants...

1Thank NJtoSH
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Located right across the street from Stanford campus and close proximity to downtown Palo Alto. Great staff at front desk (Junious always welcomes me back by name) , restaurant and bar (Marilyn is the best!). Large, comfortable rooms, cozy sitting areas in lobby, and great breakfast buffet. I stay here four to five times a year and always have an...

1Thank MLR179
Bay Area, CA
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Spent a night here for a birthday celebration. This was a nice room. I was fortunate enough to stay in a room with the fireplace and jetted tub. Its a nice sized room with a loveseat in front of the fireplace and flat screen tv. The bathroom was pretty large, with the shower and toilet in one room and the...

2Thank James B
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Pros: - Oversized room in great condition with all the very best of comfy Westin trappings - Beautiful large bathroom - Friendly, well trained staff (GREAT lobby bartender and front desk clerks) - Easily accessible, reasonably priced self parking - Prime location in Palo Alto near Stanford and the downtown area - Homey, elegant feel to the entire property Cons:...

1Thank GlobalTrekPro
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 14 December 2012

I was in Palo Alto recently for a visit to the Stanford campus. My husband made reservations at the Westin Palo Alto, and it was a great choice. The Westin is located right across the street from campus. Stanford is a large campus of about 1700 acres. Getting around could be difficult, but the Westin is just across the street....

1Thank rosalie s
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 8 December 2012

When I travel to the penisula to visit family, I stay at the Westin. The hotel is lovely and the staff are warm, welcoming, caring, and knowledgeable folks. Not only are the room accommodations superior, but the hotel ammenities are the ones I need: fitness center, secure parking, and business center. I regularly enjoy the morning coffee/tea service in the...

Thank HappyTraveler503
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 December 2012

My first time at this hotel, but business at Stanford and the proximity of this hotel to the campus were a plus. Some earlier reviews were uneven, but it appears to me that the hotel has been freshly renovated inside. Parking is a tad claustrophobic if you miss the turn off El Camino, but a friendly staff checked me in....

Thank Jeffrey K
Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Starting w/an excellent location if you have to go onto the Stanford campus and ending w/the friendly bartender (Marylin) - this hotel is what others should strive to be. The value proposition is there to begin with and the attitude of the staff is spot on. One minor improvment could be made is speeding up the check-in at peak time...

1Thank mondotraveler
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This was my second stay at this hotel. It is by far the finest Westin hotel in my experience. It is perfect in nearly every regard except for two minor points. Finding a room with an electrical outlet by the nightstands was a challenge and had to be rigged with an extension cord. Second, I could not use mirroring off...

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Reviewed 30 November 2012

The hotel manager and staff are very nice, however the food and room quality leave a lot to be desired. We arrived late on Friday and hadn't eaten. The hotel restaurant ws open for about 20 minutes, so we stopped in to grab a bite. The food was horrible. It was late, so we had to order off of a...

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westinpaloaltoGM, General Manager at The Westin Palo Alto, responded to this review

Dear MexicoInFebruary, Thank you for your feedback via Trip Advisor. I am very sorry to hear that we failed to live up to expecations during this visit, it must have been most disappointing. Please know that this is not at all the norm for our hotel and we will do all that we can to remedy the situation so that...

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience California at The Westin Palo Alto hotel, adjacent to Stanford University, and within walking distance of some of the best restaurants, shops, and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin Palo Alto

Address: 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2301
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: ₹ 11,235 - ₹ 49,949 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Palo Alto 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
The Westin Palo Alto Hotel Palo Alto
Westin Palo Alto
Palo Alto Westin
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Luxury Hotel in Palo Alto
#7 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Top floor only”
 of 5 bubbles jlh159, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You may want to ask for a room on a higher floor as to avoid noise/traffic from the pool and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles CupertinoCiaran, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quieter room away from elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles ConnieP, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ratter circuitous hallways to rooms. Beautiful outdoor shared patios.”
 of 5 bubbles brammdpa, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 2nd floor with no problems but we joined SPG and got a preferred room.”
 of 5 bubbles mochiko206, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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