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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

625 El Camino Real (at Wells Ave), Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States
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Based on 68 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

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    Nick S.
    To get to Stanford, cut through the woods and save some time.(5 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)
    Alex C.
    Cool hotel with a courtyard pool that was under construction(2 Tips)
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  • Douglas G.

    They recently finished renovation of the lobby and conference center. Good place to hold a large event.

    Douglas Gray · April 25
  • Alex C.

    Cool hotel with a courtyard pool that was under construction

    Alex Casariego · April 16
  • Ed N.


    Ed Nyquist · October 19, 2014
  • Ben O.

    The hotel seems extremely dated, and the location is deceptively inconvenient to the University Ave strip if you're on foot.

    Ben O · October 8, 2014
  • Maria P.

    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!

    Maria Purcell · September 6, 2014
  • Ekaterina K.

    Not extremely luxurious hotel. No free wifi

    Ekaterina Kudelkina · August 24, 2014
  • BetsyM

    Law and Order SVU is channel 32.

    BetsyM · April 28, 2014
  • Geof

    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

    Geof · April 23, 2014
  • Ting Ting L.

    The walls are so thin I can hear the guy next door's iPhone vibrate.

    Ting Ting Luo · April 22, 2014
  • Eric F.

    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 $$

    Eric Friedman · March 2, 2014
  • Albert C.

    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.

    Albert Choi · February 15, 2014
  • Mighty T.

    Ask if the lounge is open beforehand - they keep closing it often. Pack a warm sweater for winter - hotel halls are cooooold! Read more

    Mighty Travels · January 11, 2014
  • Mike N.

    Here for the WatchGuard Firewall Bootcamp. Great product lineup.

    Mike Nadelman · December 4, 2013
  • Diesel F.

    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.

    Diesel Felix · September 15, 2013
  • Amir N.

    Dated, paper thin walls, flaky wifi, pool rarely cleaned of dead insects. But good location, friendly staff and a bit of a sun trap

    Amir Nooriala · August 14, 2013
  • Greg

    The swimming river is really murky and has giant fish that attack you. Bring a mask and a spear.

    Greg · July 30, 2013
  • Gil

    Very close to Stanford so good location but no free wifi :-(

    Gil · June 22, 2013
  • Tian Q.

    Biggest maze ever

    Tian Q. · May 22, 2013
  • Jenifer B.

    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!

    Jenifer Brehmer · April 7, 2013
  • Becca T.

    Love the location, the pool area, and the koi pond serene ambiance. Dislike the old rooms, noisy beds and 90s style alarm clocks.

    Becca Toth · April 5, 2013
  • Todd D.

    Beds are not comfortable.

    Todd D. · March 19, 2013
  • Steven S.

    Get a room overlooking the pool to enjoy the California dream!

    Steven S. · January 27, 2013
  • David S.

    Suits train enthusiast.

    David Sayed · December 20, 2012
  • Geetika G.

    Pretty good for a sheraton. In fact the westin next to it looks shabby. If you you have spg status then you will like it here. Especially the pool

    Geetika Gupta · November 13, 2012
  • Lauren K.

    Forget something? Ask the front desk. They saved my business trip with a complimentary travel sized deodorant.

    Lauren Karasek · September 25, 2012
  • Erik

    The wifi is terrible and the walls are paper thin. Nice complex and good service.

    Erik · September 15, 2012
  • Micki K.

    Cute hotel. Love the courtyard. Unfortunately the in room wifi is useless. Sigh.

    Micki Krimmel · June 23, 2012
  • Cat S.

    Bring your own booze and party in the room

    Cat Sanchez · May 26, 2012
  • Rahul V.

    The walls are paper thin - I can hear every conversation in the hallway, room next door, etc. The great bed helps!

    Rahul Vora · May 6, 2012
  • Martin C.

    Don't bother trying to get anything to eat here after 11pm. Pathetic!

    Martin C. · April 30, 2012
  • Aditya M.

    They offer a VPN with the Internet access for no extra charge.

    Aditya Mukerjee · March 31, 2012
  • Amir N.

    My favorite.

    Amir Naor · February 23, 2012
  • R

    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!!

    R · February 7, 2012
  • Aaron G.

    Terrifyingly difficult to find your way around the complex. Other than that, pretty good!

    Aaron Gettinger · December 29, 2011
  • Brett D.

    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.

    Brett DeWoody · December 17, 2011
  • Paul W.

    The is surprisingly nice. 5 treadmills, 3 ellipticals and 2 bikes plus free weights.

    Paul Wicker · December 16, 2011
  • Nick S.

    Bar wings are great. To get to Stanford, cut through the woods and save some time.

    Nick Sisodia · December 15, 2011
  • Elizabeth G.

    The beds are incredible... Do I have to get UP??

    Elizabeth Gottfried · November 14, 2011
  • Rod T.

    Room is great, except the jets in the whirlpool aren't working. Interesting little hotel compound

    Rod Trent · October 12, 2011
  • Nikki B.

    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.

    Nikki B · October 3, 2011
  • Wouter B.

    Ask for a garden facing room, that way you'll not hear traffic or Caltrain. Wifi worked fine on 2nd floor room 2046.

    Wouter Blok · September 15, 2011
  • Tristan

    the bar here has some of the best buffalo wings i've ever had

    Tristan · August 18, 2011
  • Baum

    Central location and good access to industry, Stanford and good eats.

    Baum · July 19, 2011
  • Toby C.

    nice hotel except for the fact that its next to Stanford. Go Bears!

    Toby C. · July 14, 2011
  • Derin H.

    Internet is unusable throughout facility. Can't even connect successfully in room.

    Derin Hildebrandt · July 13, 2011
  • Perry H.

    Massive internet fail - more for families than business travelers

    Perry Hewitt · June 16, 2011
  • Kieran M.

    To optimise your stay, check out immediately after arrival!

    Kieran McCorry · May 12, 2011
  • Rick O.

    Gotta hurry and get TabbedOut up and running here at the lobby.

    Rick Orr · March 28, 2011
  • Jennifer B.

    The heated pool rocks so don't forget your suit- even in January!

    Jennifer Bowser · January 19, 2011
  • Tarla M.

    Very noisy parties with DJ's here frequently during the week. Great location, walking distance to lots of places.

    Tarla McCann · December 18, 2010

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