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    Stanford Terrace Inn

    531 Stanford Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1113
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
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    “stanford campus” (24 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The property is eclectic at best but the rooms are very large, nicely appointed and comfortable. The inn is an easy walk to the Stanford campus and football stadium. Secure parking is under the inn. Breakfast is provided in the mornings.

    Thank Roberta W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Friendly staff, owner OBVIOUSLY has green fingers, the greenery is quite spectacular, family type atmosphere and good value. Quaint place. Pool looks clean, breakfast included, good value for this area.

    Thank Jan R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed for 5 nights on a professional visit to Stanford. The Inn is conveniently located at the edge of the campus, which allows you to use the university shuttle, the Marguerite, to the campus or, in the other direction, to shopping areas in Mountain...More

    Thank Rajesh B
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The most horrible place on earth Everything in the hotel is old and dirt Too many pots and plants the hotel is managed by one person no cleaning personnel Plus they have a non refundable policy because they know nobody wants to stay here

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    I think they bought the furniture from a Ho Jo's that was going out of business. Chipped, scratched and permanently stained. Broken tile and missing grout in the bathroom. Drains in sinks were slow. Who wants someone else's germs in the sink? I was there...More

    Thank Rick F
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 290 - US$ 374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Palo Alto
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Palo Alto
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    • Stanford Terrace Palo Alto
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    Room Tips
    "I was in 101, which is nearest to the reception, yet quiet. But the windows open to the passage...."
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