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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pro: good location, proximity to good restaurants, 35m from airport, decent bathroom Con: expensive, very noisy esp if on ground floor with guests above (more soundproofing required) Recommendation: slightly underwhelming. Priced at hotel prices but somewhat lacking in facilities to justify it. Suggest the hotel adds additional soundproofing to ensure a good night's sleep.

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Houman M, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We welcome your comments and will definitely use them to better our hotel going forward. We are currently working on a way we can help eliminate the noise in the guest rooms and hallways. It was an honor having you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

However it turned out to be a remodeled motel. On the positive side the well designed patio and the new bathroom, on the downside the cold laminated floor, extremely thin walls (I heard my neighbor pat on their mattress!) and overall motel flair. Breakfast could be added for 9.95$ and was not worth more. Only filter coffee, only blueberry yoghurt,...

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Houman M, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property. We are so sorry your experience with us did not meet expectation and we hope to make it up to you in the future. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service that our...

Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basically converted from a motel, the rooms have been modernized with a clean white and dark brown look. We stayed in a single level unit so did not have an issue with noise fm neighbors but the A/C retained from the original motel was noisy. Convenient for short stays especially for business travelers.

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! We really appreciate the feedback on the AC, and will use it to better our hotel going forward. We really hope to see you again at The Nest!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in January. Nice lobby (per the pictures), but my room was a bit small, cold and noisy. Ear plugs on the bed side table were needed. Bathroom was nice, bed was comfortable. Breakfast was quite nice

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We really appreciate your feedback regarding the guest rooms and we will use it to better our hotel going forward. We hope to see you again at The Nest!

Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The reason the rooms are $108 on Hotel Tonight is because this is a tech nerd version of a Super 8. Granted, $135 with breakfast isn't bad if you're on a budget but Airbnb is a better deal if you need a good night's sleep. Most rooms are on noisy parking lot, and while toiletries and gym are solid, they...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We welcome your comments and will definitely use them to better our hotel going forward. We are currently working on a way we can help eliminate the noise in the guest rooms and hallways. Although we are saddened to hear we did not meet expectation, we really hope your next...

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a converted motel circa late 1960s to early 1970s. The in-room AC/Heating units are original. Unless you enjoy the sound of a jet engine in your ear every time the unit turns on, you will not sleep. To this point, they provide earplugs in the room, so it's admittedly a problem - it's not for road noise. When...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us last month here at the Nest Palo Alto. I appreciate you taking the time and writing a review and informing us on the issues you encountered during your stay. Here at the Nest we take each review very serious and use both positive and negative as training tools for our employees. If you would...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Fantastic workspace and all the mod-cons you need to make your work trip easy. Staff are super friendly and it's all those little things that make a difference - water, coffee machines, fire place, spacious rooms and power/usb charging EVERYWHERE. Stayed here twice now and can't fault it.

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Seth B, General Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comment! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Nest Palo Alto! Warm Regards,

Reviewed 14 October 2016

As others have said, this is a Palo Alto version of a motel with some creative landscaping and cladding to hide the fact that it is.... a motel with a good wine list. They kindly provide ear plugs to help mitigate the thin walls!! HOWEVER, I ended up using it twice because it is very convenient, friendly, straightforward and just...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our hotel! We appreciate the kind words and we're thrilled we've been able to serve your needs! We welcome your comments about the food in the bar and will use them to better our property going forward. We look forward to your next visit to The Nest!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was the second time as part of a horse show I stayed at The Nest. The rooms are just plain amazing in a Spartan kind of way. One will never lose anything as the rooms have no extra stuff to clutter them up. Stayed two nights and was able to relax, have a glass of wine after dinner out...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We really appreciate the great feedback on our rooms and we are thrilled you enjoyed both of your stays with us. We look forward to many more!

Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Nest is a nice little upgraded drive in motel. Some great additions on the property and in the rooms include outside fireplace, AppleTV, etc. We stayed here while visiting family. While we had to request housekeeping as the room wasn't made up and we found the continental breakfast overpriced for quality selection, we'd enjoyed our stay and would stay...

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Seth B, Manager at The Nest Palo Alto, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We appreciate the positive feedback on our rooms, patio, and amenities! We appreciate your comments regarding housekeeping and will use them as a training tool for our staff! We also appreciate the breakfast feedback and will definitely use your comments to better our hotel. We were so glad we could serve you while you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nest Palo Alto is a fully connected, stylish, natural, & innovative take on what a Palo Alto hotel experience should be - just minutes from Stanford University & Silicon Valley's most innovative companies. The Nest Palo Alto is a boutique hotel, inspired by natural beauty and technical innovation of the community surrounding it. The Nest is fully connected, stylish, natural, and an innovative take on what a hotel experience should be. Located just minutes from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's most innovative companies. We will provide a convenient base from which to connect with the area's innovators, leaders and business visionaries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nest Palo Alto

Address: 3901 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: €143 - €487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Nest Palo Alto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Stanford / Palo Alto Hotel Palo Alto
Quality Inn Palo Alto
Palo Alto Quality Inn
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