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Motel 6 Palo Alto

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 15 July 2011

I stayed here for a week recently while I was waiing to move into a new apartment. My room was nice and big, clean, and had a bath tub (alot of Motel 6's dont now a days) so I liked that. I stay at a lot of Motel 6s because I travel with a dog a lot and they are...

3Thank carola73
Reviewed 20 June 2011

I was invited over to this property when my grandparents were staying here for my graduation. It is just you're typical Motel 6. No bells and whistles, just the basics you would expect- 2 king sized beds, air conditioner, desk, and televisions. There is also windows facing the parking lot and pool. It was way to cold to use the...

1Thank PlaceLover10
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 6 April 2011

This motel 6 is located on el camino real, a short walking distance to CVS pharmacy, San Antonio Shopping Center (Sears, Walmart, Trader Joe's and many more!), and Stanford Shopping center (a short drive away with all the major department stores). Enjoy the bowling alley right next door at night. A friendly and knowledgeable staff will take care of your...

1Thank piano88
Reviewed 19 June 2010

I came from Europe for three weeks in Stanford and stayed all the time in Motel 6. Fot quite modest price (~ 55 $ without tax), you don't get any equipment (fridge or cooker) but otherwise I had no problem. Room was big and clean, service daily. You can do your laundry in coin-operated washmachine and dryer, you get reasonably...

Thank Milan097
Reviewed 11 October 2008

Every year my grandparents come and visit my family. While there was summer left, they invited us to come swim on a cool morning. Me and my siblings went with my granny to the Motel 6 where there was friendly staff. The room was on the 3rd floor. The room smelled funny because of dog food and stains on the...

Thank PlaceLover10
Reviewed 6 August 2008

We were excited to stay here for a couple of nights because our apartment was being fumigated for termites. We wanted an enjoyable few nights from a second point of view in Palo Alto. What we discovered, however, changed our lives. For the better! When I arrived at the Motel 6, I was greeted at the door by a motley...

1Thank johnjohnjohnjohn69
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 17 February 2007

I lived here for SIX months. Considering the location, this is a good value. Yes, there are zero amenties; yes, it's not very clean. But if you're not spoiled and don't require luxuries, this is your spot. The lowest rate is around $47. You can pay an extra $5 to get a fridge + micro. oven. The front desk help...

2Thank Gimmeshelter76
Sebring FL
Reviewed 10 December 2006

My husband and I were here on business for 4 days. The laindry room was filthy and melted crayons were in the dryer. I could not do laundry. The first day, I kept getting fleas on me. I picked off and killed enough of them to show the manager, so that she would believe there was a problem. They tried...

5Thank jimandsid
The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2005

If you are looking to save money and you don't need a hair dryer or ironing board, this is the place. I actually stayed two times (July-Aug) for several days each time. My rooms were clean, the staff was friendly, and the pool area was very nice. It is a great value and I rate it excellant as a great...

1Thank Tom O
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 July 2004

The reception area was like a guard station at a prison – complete with security cameras and surly staff. The exterior “security” door near our room was permanently propped open with an overflowing garbage can, so anybody could walk right in off the street, bypassing reception. The room was squalid. I had a cut in my foot and was afraid...

6Thank onlinealterego

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Motel 6 Palo Alto

Address: 4301 El Camino Real, US 101/Bayshore Freeway at San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: ₹ 4,011 - ₹ 4,680 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 71
Also Known As:
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Motel Six Palo Alto
Palo Alto Motel Six
Palo Alto Motel 6
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