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Hotel Keen

425 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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1 room 1 adult
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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need to be in Palo Alto, this is really a wonderful location, Within a minute, you have a full range of options when it comes to restaurants, shops, cafes, and other hotel venues. The room itself is clean, but small and I would recommend it for short stays for a single person. There is no space to pack... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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96 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

As for a business person, the room is at city center and could walk to many places, restaurants, coffee shop, supermarkets. For me, I could walk to the office in 15mins with a coffee. For 1 person, the room is complex. For couples or friends, it will be a bit tight, especially the bed. The price is so expensive in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I stayed here while attending a conference at Stanford. It was very convenient for the conference - just a 30 minute stroll across the underpass and through the beautiful Stanford campus grounds each day. It is also very handy to the train from SF and SFO (although the side leg on BART to get onto the train was a little... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Good location, darling (small), clean rooms. Beautiful breakfast choices. But OMG way too expensive for what it is. Comparable to a cute mid-level, boutique/european type hotel - maybe a $200/night experience only because it's in Palo Alto - instead...$500/night. Whoa. Service is adequate, but certainly not luxury by any means. Poor security - often no one was in the lobby... More 

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I think it's not for everyone since room is very small compared to major hotel chains. So, if you are planned to work from your room, maybe the small desk will be a issue. Internet was okay during my stay. But if you don't spend too much time at the room, that's perfect choice for you. Most important thing they... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

got and paid for a deluxe room, which was ok, clean and nice. my room 314, is located in the end of the hotel. and unfortunately somebody has decided to do construction in/on the oder wall, starting -every morning so for -with preparation 5,30AM and the real Construction begins a 6AM, the noise are quite big and it's not possible... More 

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Ann Arbor
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121 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

While I normally am quite fond of small boutique hotels, I would not advise staying here unless you are traveling alone for business and won't spend much time in your room. There is a lot to like here- nice (free) breakfast, pleasant wine happy hour (also free), clean rooms and friendly staff. It just that the rooms are VERY small.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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97 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Great central location for this cute little hotel. I stayed 4 nights and was starting to miss any kind of wardrobe space, but for 1 or 2 nights its perfect. The bed is very comfortable, room was spotless. Breakfast is great to grab and go, and the evening cookies & wine added a nice touch. What could be better: I... More 

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Florida
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78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We were 'luckily' upgraded to a deluxe room from standard (can't imagine what the standard is like) but even this room was tiny! And no bathroom door, just a curtain...so you better not by shy about the person you are staying with, hearing you on the potty 😕 Shower is nice, room clean and friendly staff...although the person behind the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We stayed here over the weekend as part of a wedding party. They gave a GREAT group rate for the wedding party, as compared to the usual nightly price. Hotel staff was very friendly, and very helpful for the large wedding party (especially great when one of the groomsman became ill during "getting ready" photos). Very nice complimentary breakfast. Rooms... More 

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