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    Oak Motel Palo Alto

    4279 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4400
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$177
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          Overview
          • Excellent5%
          • Very good25%
          • Average17%
          • Poor22%
          • Terrible31%
          4 Jul 2016
          “Disappointed one week stay with almost no WIFI.”
          3 weeks ago
          “VERY COMFORTABLE, VERY CLEAN, BUT......”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Room Service
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Business Centre
          Self-Serve Laundry
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 35 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Good Afternoon: My Experience Here At The Oak Has Been VERY POSITIVE: Very Clean, Very Comfortable, Very Centrally Located. HOWEVER: housekeeping has been Cleaning the bathroom floor with (A Chemical or Chemicals) which Make the Bathroom Floor DANGEROUSLY SLIPPERY (even when Completely Dry). One evening...More

          Thank CANNON20172017
          Response from Diana J, Owner at Oak Motel Palo AltoResponded 3 weeks ago

          Rich, we sincerely apologize for this, and we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We'll definitely keep this in mind going forward. Other than that, we're thrilled you had a great stay. We'd love to have you back again sometime! Take care, Oak Motel

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Horrible smell in the "non-smoking" room, (mix of smoke and... pee? Moist?...Couldn't tell. I had no other choice as this place was the only one that had vacancies, I know why. Pretty dirty carpet, cigarette holes. Ok, there's a huge flat screen and free wifi,...More

          Thank Phil B
          Response from Diana J, Owner at Oak Motel Palo AltoResponded 4 weeks ago

          Phil, it's a shame to hear your room wasn't up to our standards. Cleanliness is extremely important to us, and we'll look into this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish you all the best. Take care, Oak Motel

          Reviewed 9 November 2016

          After visiting this place, I have been wondering how in the world can you give this place even 1 star, and I see 2 and 3 star reviews! Where have those people been? The room was old and yuck. I had a hard time sleeping....More

          Thank BrooklyniteLA
          Response from Diana J, Owner at Oak Motel Palo AltoResponded 14 November 2016

          Your comfort is always our top priority, and I really wish that had been your experience when you stayed with us. We'll be looking into your concerns right away, and we hope we get another chance in the future to welcome you back and provide...More

          Reviewed 27 September 2016

          I stayed here for 2 nights and had a nice time. Its clean, central. The staff are friendly and helpful. Its no frills but that's ok - it also means its no fuss. The neighbourhood s relatively quiet. I walked a lot and I found...More

          Thank Tim M
          Response from Diana J, Owner at Oak Motel Palo AltoResponded 2 October 2016

          We're glad our staff was so helpful when you stayed with us, Tim, and it's wonderful to know that you were happy with your room and our amenities, as well. If you're ever in the area again, we'd be happy to welcome you back for...More

          Reviewed 15 September 2016

          I spent two night here on business only because it was last minute and my options were very limited. Given the choice again I would opt for sleeping in my car rather than spending $200 a night on this dump. This place is a tribute...More

          Thank rdavek
          Response from Diana J, Owner at Oak Motel Palo AltoResponded 19 September 2016

          Again, we're sorry you had this impression of us. We're all about comfort, cleanliness, and affordability here, and I hope we get another chance in the future to welcome you back and show you how great a stay with us truly is. Take care 'til...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
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          • US$170 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 39
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          • Palo Alto
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          Room Tips
          "There isn't one. There is no view. Just ask for something near your car, 1st floor."
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          "If you want a good room book somewhere else."
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          "Choose a room at the back of the hotel, away from main street."
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          "I found my room that overlooked the pool to be peaceful."
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