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Reviewed 5 March 2016

We have been staying at the Country Inn in Palo Alto for many years. We continue to return because it is a well-maintained and well-managed motel that has affordable rates. Over the many years we've been guests we have seen all aspects of the motel continue to improve. The rooms are nicely furnished, the beds are comfortable, and the grounds...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

A 60 year old property that has stood the test of time and competes well against no shortage of local competition - the majority of which would be charging significantly higher rates for a similar product! Conveniently located on the El Campino Real Road with spacious and comfortably appointed rooms. The attractive grounds - including an outdoor swimming pool -...

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Thank stevebG6121BX
California
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This is the second time I've stayed here and to me it's obvious that the innkeepers take pride in this motel. Both the grounds and the rooms are spotless. The fact that it's family owned and not a chain speaks volumes. Kudos to the management. Truly a great place to stay for the price.

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Thank martuccislo
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by this little motel/hotel in Palo Alto. Our room was spacious and well furnished, and the exterior of the motel and grounds appeared to be well maintained. Definitely one to consider if you are visiting the Palo Alto/Menlo area

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Carmichael, California
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We canceled a two-night reservation several days before our planned weekend stay. Then on Friday night we received an email welcoming us to the Country Inn. I phoned the proprietor John and he denied receiving our cancellation and insisted we pay for at least one of the nights we had reserved, or he would not let rooms to us in...

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5Thank Mark V
California
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We have been staying at this motel a lot recently when my husband has to go to Stanford Medical Center. It has been beautifully upgraded and has beautiful landscaping all around it. The other great thing is that it is really reasonable considering prices in the area. We highly recommend it!

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Thank interestedCalifornia
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is my second time staying at this motel. It is so well appointed I almost hesitate to refer to it as a motel. Everything about this place is impeccable, clean and tidy. A beautiful little spot in the middle of the city. I travel a lot and it is rare that you find such a well kept inn that...

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1Thank Mila T
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Not worth the $20 I saved per night. The motel has a run-down exterior. Rooms are outdated. Has mold growing in shower grout and has weird smell in room. Motel is noisy being right next to 6 lane heavy traffic road and the doors do not seal well.

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Lindsey L, Guest Relations Manager at Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear JimmyJ146, We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at our Inn. In the last 2 years all of our rooms have been redecorated with new furniture, new comforters, bedding, and new carpets and paint. Our grounds may be a little "sad" due to the extreme drought our area is experiencing. We are attempting to do...

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

We were looking for a place to stay in Palo Alto when visiting our son. It is hard to find good priced accommodation in this area but The Country Inn is great. I previewed many Hotels in Palo Alto and the Country Inn was the best value by far. It is an older style Motel but very clean and comfortable....

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Modesto, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Don't let the standard appearance of the exterior fool you. The rooms were unique and welcoming with modern decor. We stayed in the corner room (lounge I believe) and were very pleased. John checked us in and was friendly and offered restaurant suggestions. The bumps along the road... Our room wasn't ready when we arrived 40 min following check-in. John...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Palo Alto Country Inn was built in 1954 along the El Camino Real, the main thoroughfare of that time. Shaded by large trees and surrounded by orchards, travelers would stay here when visiting Stanford University or the city of San Francisco. Founded by Italian immigrants, the Cesano family took care to provide excellent service, and clean, well-maintained rooms for their guests. Many became good friends as they made the Country Inn their home away from home. Today, the inn lies at the heart of a busy Silicon Valley. Destinations such as Google, Yahoo, Apple, Stanford and many Bay Area attractions are within easy reach. Although the surroundings may have changed, the Cesano children and grandchildren have carried on the traditions of providing an affordable and comfortable place to stay. The staff and the accommodations continue to earn the trust of returning clientele and the rave reviews of new visitors. Some special features of the Country Inn are the lovely garden patio that greets you as you arrive, the pool area with available barbeques and ample patio furniture, rooms with kitchens, free wi-fi, and consistently friendly service. At the Country Inn you will find all of the modern conveniences as well as enjoy the warmth and welcome of a quaint inn of days gone by. Please consider us as your hosts on your next trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Country Inn

Address: 4345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: RM882 - RM953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Country Hotel Palo Alto
Country Motel Palo Alto
Country Inn Palo Alto
Palo Alto Country Inn
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“Some rooms are slightly larger but they are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles brooksterann, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“room 19 directly across from 1 of 2 gates to pool & convenient to cross and walk out other gate to parking area.”
 of 5 bubbles caroltika2, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms open facing the pool. There is no elevator so if you have a disability you need to ask for a first floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 383pamelah, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles 838marthad, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't pay extra for the kitchen - many shops and restaurants around the area. Opt for ground floor unit if you cannot climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Seah, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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