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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

Palo Alto
  • Gil
    "Very close to Stanford so good location but no free wifi :-("(6 Tips)
    Becca T.
    "Love the location, the pool area, and the koi pond serene ambiance."(2 Tips)
    Albert C.
    "Great location right by the Caltrain Station"(2 Tips)
    Bence F.
    "Fantastic hotel with a swimming pool."(2 Tips)
56 Tips and reviews
  • stanford
  • swimming pool
  • koi pond
  • buffalo wings
  • breakfast food
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  • Bence F.
    Bence Faludi2 weeks ago
    Fantastic hotel with a swimming pool.
  • Secil S.
    Secil SansevenJuly 7, 2016
    Its location is good. Very close to Stanford Uni, El Camino Real, Downtown Palo Alto and CalTrain Station.
  • Dylan B.
    Dylan BoydMarch 5, 2016
    The place is convenient and staff nice but the walls are paper thin.
  • Søren Thinggaard H.
    Søren Thinggaard HansenNovember 20, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Rooms are finally getting the needed upgrade, really like it.
  • Douglas G.
    Douglas GrayApril 25, 2015
    They recently finished renovation of the lobby and conference center. Good place to hold a large event.
  • Alex C.
    Alex CasariegoApril 16, 2015
    Cool hotel with a courtyard pool that was under construction
  • Ed N.
    Ed NyquistOctober 19, 2014
  • Ben O.
    Ben OOctober 8, 2014
    The hotel seems extremely dated, and the location is deceptively inconvenient to the University Ave strip if you're on foot.
  • Maria P.
    Maria PurcellSeptember 6, 2014
    Huge room, pleasant staff and convenient location but so noisy! The walls are like paper so you can hear the trains, traffic and just about everything from your neighbours. Light sleepers be warned!
  • Ekaterina K.
    Ekaterina KudelkinaAugust 24, 2014
    Not extremely luxurious hotel. No free wifi
  • BetsyM
    BetsyMApril 28, 2014
    Law and Order SVU is channel 32.
  • Geof
    GeofApril 23, 2014
    I don't know what enjoy more about this place... The trains that run right behind the hotel or the fact that you can hear elevators running from just about anywhere. #argh
  • Ting Ting L.
    Ting Ting LuoApril 22, 2014
    The walls are so thin I can hear the guy next door's iPhone vibrate.
  • Eric F.
    Eric FriedmanMarch 2, 2014
    Checkout the koi pond and try to stay zen about this hotel. They charge $9.99 a day for Internet which should be a crime. Protip: book a $69 shuttle to SFO with the front desk to save $$
  • Albert C.
    Albert ChoiFebruary 15, 2014
    The walls are super thin and the cable TV was super pixelated and not functioning half the time. Great location right by the Caltrain Station, but not the greatest property.
  • Mighty T.
    Mighty TravelsJanuary 11, 2014
    Ask if the lounge is open beforehand - they keep closing it often. Pack a warm sweater for winter - hotel halls are cooooold! Read more
  • Mike N.
    Mike NadelmanDecember 4, 2013
    Here for the WatchGuard Firewall Bootcamp. Great product lineup.
  • Diesel F.
    Diesel FelixSeptember 15, 2013
    Small bathroom compares to the Westin next door. The AC unit is in each room which is fine but it says the establishment is older. The Westin has central AC & newer.
  • Amir N.
    Amir NoorialaAugust 14, 2013
    Dated, paper thin walls, flaky wifi, pool rarely cleaned of dead insects. But good location, friendly staff and a bit of a sun trap
  • Greg
    GregJuly 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The swimming river is really murky and has giant fish that attack you. Bring a mask and a spear.
  • Gil
    GilJune 22, 2013
    Very close to Stanford so good location but no free wifi :-(
  • Tian Q.
    Tian Q.May 22, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Biggest maze ever
  • Jenifer B.
    Jenifer BrehmerApril 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    nice hotel..I recommend it! but when ordering room service beware on top of tax they add a room delivery fee and a tip tongue total!
  • Becca T.
    Becca TothApril 5, 2013
    Love the location, the pool area, and the koi pond serene ambiance. Dislike the old rooms, noisy beds and 90s style alarm clocks.
  • Todd D.
    Todd D.March 19, 2013
    Beds are not comfortable.
  • Steven S.
    Steven S.January 27, 2013
    Get a room overlooking the pool to enjoy the California dream!
  • David S.
    David SayedDecember 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Suits train enthusiast.
  • Lauren K.
    Lauren KarasekSeptember 25, 2012
    Forget something? Ask the front desk. They saved my business trip with a complimentary travel sized deodorant.
  • Erik
    ErikSeptember 15, 2012
    The wifi is terrible and the walls are paper thin. Nice complex and good service.
  • Micki K.
    Micki KrimmelJune 23, 2012
    Cute hotel. Love the courtyard. Unfortunately the in room wifi is useless. Sigh.
  • Cat S.
    Cat SanchezMay 26, 2012
    Bring your own booze and party in the room
  • Martin C.
    Martin C.April 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't bother trying to get anything to eat here after 11pm. Pathetic!
  • Aditya M.
    Aditya MukerjeeMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They offer a VPN with the Internet access for no extra charge.
  • Amir N.
    Amir NaorFebruary 23, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    My favorite.
  • R
    RFebruary 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Gym open from 6am to 10pm. Get there early. Treadmills are all taken pretty quickly and BONUS-- there is a basket of head sets if you forget yours. Like I always forget mine. Happy Sweating!!
  • Aaron G.
    Aaron GettingerDecember 29, 2011
    Terrifyingly difficult to find your way around the complex. Other than that, pretty good!
  • Brett D.
    Brett DeWoodyDecember 17, 2011
    Overall a nice place and great location. The wireless internet is pretty weak though. Barely worked in our room and I wasn't able to pick it up on my iPad in the lobby.
  • Paul W.
    Paul WickerDecember 16, 2011
    The is surprisingly nice. 5 treadmills, 3 ellipticals and 2 bikes plus free weights.
  • Nick S.
    Nick SisodiaDecember 15, 2011
    Bar wings are great. To get to Stanford, cut through the woods and save some time.
  • Elizabeth G.
    Elizabeth GottfriedNovember 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The beds are incredible... Do I have to get UP??
  • Rod T.
    Rod TrentOctober 12, 2011
    Room is great, except the jets in the whirlpool aren't working. Interesting little hotel compound
  • Nikki B.
    Nikki BOctober 3, 2011
    The Starwood preferred rooms are amazing minus the heavy doors in the place that can wake you up when neighbors leave or enter their rooms.
  • Wouter B.
    Wouter BlokSeptember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for a garden facing room, that way you'll not hear traffic or Caltrain. Wifi worked fine on 2nd floor room 2046.
  • Tristan
    TristanAugust 18, 2011
    the bar here has some of the best buffalo wings i've ever had
  • Baum
    BaumJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Central location and good access to industry, Stanford and good eats.
  • Toby C.
    Toby C.July 14, 2011
    nice hotel except for the fact that its next to Stanford. Go Bears!
  • Derin H.
    Derin HildebrandtJuly 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Internet is unusable throughout facility. Can't even connect successfully in room.
  • Perry H.
    Perry HewittJune 16, 2011
    Massive internet fail - more for families than business travelers
  • Kieran M.
    Kieran McCorryMay 12, 2011
    To optimise your stay, check out immediately after arrival!
  • Rick O.
    Rick OrrMarch 28, 2011
    Gotta hurry and get TabbedOut up and running here at the lobby.
  • Jennifer B.
    Jennifer BowserJanuary 19, 2011
    The heated pool rocks so don't forget your suit- even in January!
  • Tarla M.
    Tarla McCannDecember 18, 2010
    Very noisy parties with DJ's here frequently during the week. Great location, walking distance to lots of places.
  • becca p.
    becca pollardNovember 4, 2010
    Convenient location, terrible service.
  • Lance R.
    Lance RobinsonOctober 23, 2010
    Stanford baby. Right across the street. There's a great little pizza joint next door.
  • Jin K.
    Jin KolesnikovAugust 14, 2010
    Nice place to be.
  • Webster L.
    Webster LewinJune 10, 2010
    Don't get a room near the elevator here if you plan on sleeping past 6:00 AM.
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