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Creekside Inn places you within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Stanford University and Stanford Shopping Center. This 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with 136 rooms and conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Shoreline Park and Stanford Stadium are also close to this Palo Alto hotel.


Enjoy dining at Cibo, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee.


Creekside Inn's 136 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, tablet computers, and refrigerators. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are also available.

Property features

Guests of Creekside Inn have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free area shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Creekside Inn is within two miles of Stanford Business Park, downtown Palo Alto, and Stanford University. A Caltrain commuter-rail station is two blocks away.

The hotel comprises nine smoke-free buildings spread out over wooded grounds. Matadero Creek meanders through the property, which also features a gated outdoor pool area with fountain.

A business center is open 24 hours, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. The hotel hosts a complimentary wine reception Sunday–Thursday evenings. Guests can work out in the fitness center or jog on paths that wind through the hotel's 3.5 acres.

The hotel is entirely smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 136 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free area shuttle 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Creekside Inn offers 136 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Palo Alto hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Tablet computer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Complimentary wine is offered Sunday–Thursday evenings, 5 PM to 8 PM (hours subject to change).

Cibo Bar & Grill - Californian and Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Dinner selections may include Prawns Linguine, Lemon-Cream-Sauce Ravioli, Almond-Crusted Salmon, and Veal Piccata. Full bar. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Driftwood Market - Deli and convenience store. Sandwiches, drinks, and packaged snacks. Open Monday–Friday, 8 AM–8 PM; Saturday, 10 AM–7 PM; closed Sunday. (Hours subject to change.)

Room service - Available from early morning to mid-evening.

Nearby Things to Do

A gated outdoor pool with fountain, set amid lush gardens, is open year-round. Creekside Inn's complimentary fitness room includes a treadmill, stair machine, strength-training machine, and free weights. Guests can also jog and walk through the 3.5-acre property.

Among the area golf courses open to the public is Shoreline Golf Links, 5.5 miles from the Creekside Inn.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby in the Palo Alto or Silicon Valley areas; fees may apply.

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Additional policies apply to bookings reserved by persons under the age of 18. For more details, contact the property using the information provided after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 6.50 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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