Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto

3305 El Camino RealPalo Alto94306USA
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About Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto

Convenient to Stanford University, the Stanford Motor Inn  Palo Alto offers comfortable rooms and an outdoor pool.

Clean and spacious guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi access and cable TV. Amenities include coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators.

The Stanford Motor Inn offers free on-site parking and Wi-Fi access throughout the facility. Guests can enjoy a swim in the seasonal outdoor pool.

The Stanford Motor Inn, Palo Alto offers guests a complimentary continental breakfast and guest rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. There are casual restaurants and markets within a short distance of the inn.

Just a short drive to Google headquarters and the Shoreline Amphitheatre and Shoreline Park, the Stanford Motor Inn, Palo Alto is convenient to both the business and leisure traveler.  Stanford Motor Inn Palo Alto is also close to Stanford University and Stanford University  Medical Center.


3305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94306, USA
Telephone: +1(650)4933153 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking lot
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Positive Reviews

Top Marks For Location

Guests appreciated the location of the Stanford Motor Inn, Palo Alto which they found convenient to Stanford University and the medical center yet far enough away to avoid the higher rates of places closer to the campus. .

Comfort & Value

Guests looking for reasonably priced accommodations in a generally high priced area were happy to spend a night or two at the Stanford Motor Inn. They described the rooms as clean, comfortable and spacious and appreciated the ample on-site parking and complimentary Continental breakfast. A swim in the pool after the end of a long day was an added bonus. .

Friendly Staff

The friendly and accommodating staff also scored high marks from guests who appreciated their efficiency and knowledge about the area. The owner, who manned the front office, was singled out by some guests for his gracious hospitality and helpfulness. Several guests said they would return to the Stanford Motor Inn whenever they're in the Palo Alto area simply because the manager made them feel so welcome.

Negative Reviews

Blah Breakfast

Even though the breakfast at the Stanford Motor Inn is complimentary, not all guests were impressed with the selection and quality and some said they opted out altogether and chose to have their morning meal elsewhere. .

Bad Marks For Beds

Some guests complained that the beds were uncomfortable with lumpy mattresses and thin pillows. Others reported stained and discolored bed linens. .

Weak Wi-Fi

Weak and erratic Wi-Fi signals were a problem for some guests at this establishment.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 454 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
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    7.5 /10
7.6 out of 10 based on 454 reviews