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1/5

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Safety index

85 out of 100

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Safe area

Pet-friendly

AC Hotel by Marriott Palo Alto

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8.7

Good (314 ratings)

Palo Alto, United States - 

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1.5 km Googleplex

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2 km Computer History Museum

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2 km Shoreline Amphitheatre

Hotel Overview

AC Hotel by Marriott Palo Alto has received mixed feedback from guests, with many praising its modern amenities and location, while others have pointed out areas for improvement.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Modern Design: Guests have appreciated the hotel's sleek and contemporary architecture and interiors.
  2. Convenient Location: The hotel's proximity to key attractions and business districts is highly commended.
  3. Clean and Comfortable Rooms: Many reviews highlight the cleanliness of the rooms and the comfort of the beds provided.
  4. Friendly Staff: The hotel staff has been noted for their courteous and helpful service.
  5. Amenities: Guests have enjoyed the range of amenities offered, including a fitness center and dining options.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests have reported issues with noise, both from within the hotel and from the surrounding area.
  2. Parking Challenges: Difficulty finding parking and the cost associated with it have been points of contention for some visitors.
  3. Room Size: A few guests have found the rooms to be smaller than expected, affecting their overall comfort.
  4. Pricey Rates: Comparatively high room rates have been a concern for guests seeking value for money.
  5. Service Inconsistencies: While many staff members received praise, others have experienced issues with inconsistent service quality.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Laundry

Laundry

Gym

Gym

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Restaurant

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Score icon8.7

RateScore

Total 314 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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8.8

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booking

193 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

121 Reviews

8.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Cleanliness was mentioned 38 times

5% Negative92% Positive

Reviews based on Cleanliness

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Reid N6 months ago

Contemporary location in downtown Palo Alto. Clean and comfortable rooms. $22 valet parking. The bed was average in comfort. The first hotel that I have ever stayed at that could not break a $20 bill. No restaurant but they had a nice bar. Had to go outside to get coffee.

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Ben Gomes7 months ago
3/5Google icon

A functional business hotel. Small rooms (no separate bathroom - which I’ve never seen before - it’s kinda integrated into the postage stamp sized room. Plenty of light and decent amenities. The service was good and the common areas are quite well done. There isn’t much nearby in walking distance but it’s a short drive to various downtowns. If you get a good price, it’s a clean, comfortable but somewhat tiny space (more compact than some hotel rooms in Manhattan).

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 145

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Number of floors 5

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Year Built 2021

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

10

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177

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76

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Googleplex

1.5 km

Computer History Museum

2 km

Shoreline Amphitheatre

2 km

Stanford University

5 km

Stanford University Medical Center

7 km

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Getting around

San Antonio Station

1.5 km

Bayshore NASA Station

2.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC)

9 km

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Restaurants

In-N-Out Burger

1.05 km

McDonald's

910 m

The Midwife and the Baker

910 m

Crave Cafe

1.5 km

Starbucks

1.33 km

Street View

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Daytime safety

74 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

45 out of 100

Risky

Palo Alto safety index

Safety

Crime

85

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

85 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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71

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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67

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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77

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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96

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

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Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

50 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

61

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Mugging or robbery  44/100

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Car theft  45/100

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Car break-ins  60/100

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Home break-ins  50/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

50

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Physical attacks  42/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  29/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

56

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Insult or harassment in public  47/100

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Corruption or bribery  39/100

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Drug problem  58/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.4 - $3.2

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Coffee

$2.8 - $7.4

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.8 - $46.1

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $7.4

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.7 - $2.9

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$73.8 - $156.7

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$9.2 - $41.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.2 - $13.8

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $4.1

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Public transport, monthly pass

$83 - $129.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.5

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$16.1 - $73.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$36.9 - $165

Weather In Palo Alto

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Precipitation In Palo Alto

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.59

PM1018

47

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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