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Creekside Inn

3.5-star hotel in Palo Alto with restaurant and bar/lounge


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3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 94306, CA, United States of America
  • Wonderful established hotel. Love the grounds, room and pool. Stay at least once a year,…

    Jul 30, 2021

  • Creekside inn was a very nice and affordable hotel close to Stanford. It was very nice…

    Jul 27, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Easy parking
Dining options
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 136 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Self parking
  • Business center

For families

  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • In Barron Park
  • Stanford Stadium - 35 min walk
  • San Antonio Shopping Center - 40 min walk
  • Stanford University - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Hoover Tower - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Stanford University Arboretum - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Patio, Tower
  • Basic Room, 1 King Bed, Patio
  • Basic Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Patio, Pool View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Basic Room, Multiple Beds
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

What’s around


  • In Barron Park
  • Stanford Stadium - 35 min walk
  • San Antonio Shopping Center - 40 min walk
  • Stanford University - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Hoover Tower - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Stanford University Arboretum - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Palo Alto Art Center - 2.5 mi / 3.9 km
  • Cantor Arts Center - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Charleston Plaza - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km

Getting around

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 20 min drive
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 28 min drive
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 38 min drive
  • California Ave Station - 20 min walk
  • Palo Alto Station - 5 min drive
  • San Antonio Station - 5 min drive
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3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 94306, CA, United States of America

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 136 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • WiFi in public areas*
  • WiFi in rooms*


  • Onsite self parking (USD 10.75 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Small print

Also known as

  • Creekside Inn Greystone Hotel Palo Alto
  • Creekside Inn Hotel
  • Creekside Inn Palo Alto
  • Creekside Inn Hotel Palo Alto
  • Creekside Inn A Greystone Hotel
  • Creekside Inn Palo Alto
  • Creekside Palo Alto
  • Creekside Hotel Palo Alto
  • Creekside Inn Greystone Hotel
  • Creekside Greystone Palo Alto
  • Creekside Greystone

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 10.75 per night

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 10.75 per night (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for USD 10.75 per night (rates may vary)


Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • 0.195 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • Resort fee: USD 10.75 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Parking
  • Wired Internet access (may be limited)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Creekside Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 10.75 per night. Electric vehicle charging is available.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include INDO Restaurant & Lounge (4-min walk), The Fish Market (6-min walk), and Pizza Chicago (12-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place!

    Great place if you need a hotel near Stanford or Palo Alto business district/downtown. Our room was clean, modern, and furniture was sleek and in good condition. Bed was comfortable. Pillows were the only negative, very soft and there were all like that. The people at the reception desk were lovely and lots of good restaurants within a couple miles. Highly recommend.

    Daniella, 2 night trip, Jul 26, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Clean, friendly, and quiet. Perfect fkr our needs

    Jessica, 3 night family trip, Jul 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent hidden gem!

    There are fancier hotels in Palo Alto, but this one was reasonably priced, with a very nice room (I had a second-floor room with a balcony overlooking a green area). I was upgraded and got a free bottle of wine at check-in. The on-site restaurant was also open beginning with breakfast (a very rare perk during COVID times). It was delightful to stay here and less than a 15-minute drive to Stanford University campus, which was my destination.

    1 night business trip, Jul 21, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Quiet setting near restaurants and Stanford.

    Quiet hotel with lots of green areas near the creek. Some wildlife- skunks - walked by the patio door… Very friendly service, easy check in. Room is comfortable, equipped with fridge, coffee maker and iron. The buildings are well maintained, but everything creaks when someone walks in the second floor. I would book that hotel again.

    Attila, 4 night business trip, Jul 20, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Loved the ambience

    Walter, 1 night trip, Jul 18, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Decent hotel

    Had to pay for an upgrade because the original booked room was too small and did not look as advertised. Location was good. Quiet. Front desk folks were nice. Creek bed was dry due to CA drought.

    Reuben, 1 night trip, Jul 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    patio with great view.

    zhen, 1 night trip, Jul 14, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    We stayed 1 night. Everything was great except for the bed in the handicap room was TINY!!! It was smaller than a full and bigger than a twin. Way too small for 2 adults. We stayed for 3 nights a few days later and everything was great except our room wasn’t cleaned one of the he days. We will definitely stay again.

    Larry, 3 night trip, Jul 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A good place to stay. Our kids love it.

    SHANG-WEN, 3 night family trip, Jul 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice place with friendly staff.

    Updated rooms across several, mostly 2 story buildings on a nice large property with a creek running through it. Quiet, but still a very central location. Friendly staff, and very clean. Plus they actually clean the rooms daily, unlike some hotels that even at this point where Covid restrictions have long been relaxed, are using Covid as an excuse to not clean daily. One complaint: I know that so many hotels are doing this now, but I still object to this "resort" fee b.s. Once upon a time, the price of your room included everything. Now even Creekside is playing this shell game so the room looks cheaper when you search online, but then there are hidden charges, which in this case work out to around $11/day.

    Kevin, 2 night family trip, Jul 2, 2021

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