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Cowper Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cowper Inn is beautiful, well situated and perfect place in Palo Alto. Breakfast are lovely, the staff is kind and the guests are super interesting. Only thoughts are that the bathrooms are a little dated and the WI-FI isn't that strong, but Cowper Inn is perfect in every other way!

Thank Stephanie H
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magnificent gem hidden in the heart of Palo Alto. This restored and renovated 19th century Craftsman and Victorian Bed & Breakfast inn was the venue of our company's recent All Hands Gathering. It's quaint and charming atmosphere was the perfect setting for our casual yet classy event. We enjoyed wine, appetizers and delicious catered food care of the owner,...

Thank andyj83
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Came for work, but could easily see staying for fun. Cozy B&B that is walking distance to downtown Palo Alto. Decent breakfast, spacious room, good wifi and I really appreciated having access to the yoga studio! I felt very comfortable here. Initially I was concerned about the proximity of my room (#31) to the front door, based on another review...

Thank Maureen M
Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I've stayed here many, many times. I love Rooms 25 and 26. I like the fact that you can open the windows on the second floor of this lovely historic inn and have fresh air. I don't eat their breakfasts because they are carb and sugar intensive, neither of which I eat. Coffee is good although not organic. Beds are...

Thank blissfulliving
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this lovely little gem in the heart of Palo Alto twice in the past year. It's quaint, charming, and everything you'd want in a B&B! The location couldn't be more perfect as its walking distance from all the great shops, restaurants, and bars in the downtown area. Bike to Stanford and/or walk to catch...

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This historiacl home style Inn is located at a nice and quiet downtown area of Palo Alto and celebritie neighbors live nearby. BBQ foods were so delicious coming with fresh various vegetables , wild Salmons, AAA steaks. What made me feel surprised were breakfast with plenty foods, different kinds of eggs, sausages, Bacon, oatmeal, yogurt, fruits, etc. Rooms are quite...

1Thank Feitai C
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This historical Inn is located at the quiet street in the middle of Palo Alto downtown area and neighbored with many celebrities. Home style Inn is very comfortable and having more relaxed feeling. The room is exactly like real hotels: clean, comfortable double bed, roomy closet with tower robe and slippers, which many, even five star, hotels don't provide anymore....

1Thank chengfeitai
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Cowper Inn is on the corner of Cowper St and Forest Av. The entrance to the parking lot is on Forest Av. We stayed in room 37 which is in the basement of 705. But the room has windows to side garden.The room has supplies of slipper, bathrobe and Aveda hair care products. Next to our room, there is...

1Thank vhsu813
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Beautiful pair of older Palo Alto homes turned into an inn. Just a couple of blocks from downtown Palo Alto in quiet neighborhood. About 1 1/2 miles from Caltrain station and buses up to Stanford, but walkable if love to walk. Room 28 was rather dingy - needs a major re-fresh - bathroom out of Motel 6. Right by front...

1Thank John L
Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I stayed in Room 31...try to avoid. It is right near front door and dining room. Breakfast clatter for setup was VERY loud at 6:40am...even for my poor hearing. Group of people arrived 10:55pm...I could hear ever word. Bummer. Place is clean but older.

5Thank Syd H

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cowper Inn is a beautifully restored Craftsman style house that recreates the comfort and elegance of the period's best homes. The parlor, with several conversation areas, a fireplace, and a piano, is a warm and gracious room for visiting or relaxing. Each uniquely shaped guest room is furnished with antiques, television, and telephone. Breakfast, featuring seasonal fruit and fresh-baked breads, is served daily in the paneled dining room. Guests may enjoy sitting outside on the two wicker-decorated porches or in the garden. There is parking on the grounds and easy access to public transportation to San Francisco and San Jose. The Inn is part of the quiet residential neighborhood of Professorville. Downtown Palo Alto's restaurants, shops, and people watching are a two minute walk from the Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cowper Inn

Address: 705 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2603
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: ₹ 6,788 - ₹ 12,606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I like Rooms 25 and 26.”
blissfulliving, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“up level rooms are much quieter”
chengfeitai, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 37 and happy with it.”
vhsu813, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely ask for quiet room, not by front doors.”
JohnL628, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“each room is different, the "Cottage House" has a kitchen but few real windows”
zsebibabak, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
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