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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2011

Very conveniently located to Stanford. As others have said, the hotel is quiet, clean, and sweet. Loved the patio, even though it was too cold to sit outside. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The fridge, microwave, and deluxe coffee maker were an added benefit. Highly recommend.

3 Thank travl4fun2
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2011

We had a nice stay at the Red Cottage Inn & Suites. Their location was not far off Hwy 101and very convenient. The facilities are updated and clean. There is a small but nice fitness room and a pool. The free continental breakfast was decent and the staff are friendly and helpful. I will definitely stay here again on my... More 

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sonora, ca
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2011

We stayed here 2 nights during some medical tests at Stanford Cancer Ctr. The rooms were very large, the bed was excellent, nice linens, almost as good as ours at home, we felt comfy here..a home away from home. Bathroom clean along with clean carpets, no weird smell. It is not a fancy place but is an older hotel that... More 

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Pleaseant Ridge
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2011

The staff at the Red Cottage Inn are the best! My husband was staying there on business when he got a severe case of food poisoning from a local restaurant. The staff brought him supplies of bland food, drink, extra blankets, even Tylenol. They even offered to bring him kimchee soup and run out for him if he needed anything.... More 

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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2011

This is a top notch three star hotel. It's nothing fancy but the rooms are very nice and well maintained, are a decent size, have an excellent coffee service, fridge, microwave, comfy bed with nice linens, decent TV, and outdoor patio. We found the rooms to be quiet and did not hear traffic or the light rail a few other... More 

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2011

There are so friendly staffs. The room is very clean and quite. However, the room isn't a little bit properly soundproofed, so I can hear snores that goes on next door.

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2011

I always stay here when in the area -- the rooms are clean, quiet and comfortable. All have a fridge, microwave and coffeepot. They also have a decent breakfast spread, including hard boiled eggs and yogurt instead of just starch. Staff is wonderfully helpful and courteous. Highly recommend!

1 Thank I_am_eaglelady
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2011

I am visiting friends nearby--a two block walk away--and they recommended this small hotel with 28 rooms. The only disappointment is that the pool is not heated this time of year. But otherwise it is in a splendid little area, set back from the major, busy street of El Camino Real that runs from San Francisco to San Jose. Delightful... More 

1 Thank TravelingShell1
Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2010

Red Cottage Inn is a nice little hotel located directly at El Camino Real in Menlo Park. The property is in good shape and clean and there is a heated outdoor pool. The room was clean with modern furnishing, including an LCD TV. The bathroom looked a little bit outdated, but was also clean. The staff was very friendly and... More 

Thank alex-schmidt
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2010

Red Cottage Inn is small but extraordinarily comfortable, quiet, and clean, particularly for a single traveler. Its location is ideal, just out of the way of Santa Cruz Avenue. The rooms are comfortable and the beds are quite wonderful, with a variety of pillow choices. The heating and cooling system is single-room based and easily controlled. I very much enjoyed... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Red Cottage Inn

Address: 1704 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Region: United States > California > Menlo Park
Price Range: €147 - €262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Red Cottage Hotel Menlo Park
Red Cottage Menlo Park
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Menlo Park
#3 Business Hotel in Menlo Park
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“I would stay on the 1st floor. I had room 117 - an ADA room - was even larger.”
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“Get the suite if available. We did have a refrig, MW but it was rather crowded... Get the suite!”
 of 5 bubbles G529AYjenniferw, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lower number rooms are closer to the parking area - but the property is small so this is really not an issue unless it's pouring rain.”
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“to ensure Extra quiet, ask for rooms "beyond the pool"”
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