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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good37%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My husband and I were very happy with the Zen Hotel. We were in town for a funeral and so were there very briefly. The Zen was clean, comfortable, and quiet. The staff was very pleasant and welcoming and the breakfast bar had a nice...More

    Thank Melissa042
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Melissa042, I would like to thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. I am so happy to hear that you were able to get the full Zen Experience during your visit. I am glad you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked the Zen Hotel based on reviews for a one night stay on our trip across California. It's a small property in a centrally located section of town. Things I Loved: The Little Extras- complimentary snacks which included pistachios, trail mix, l'occitane toiletries, slippers,...More

    Thank Lisa T
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Lisa T, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. It is wonderful to see how your decision to book our hotel was based on the good reviews and that your stay helped us earn yet another five-star...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I cannot say enough about this hotel and their staff. We needed a place to stay as a family for a surgery at Stanford Medical. The staff here is so nice. We had to make a last minute change in our room location and Lety...More

    Thank krzykajun
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Kryzkajun, Thank you so much for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and that our proximity to Stanford Medical Center was convenient. I would like...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    two things in this hotel make me very very impressive. First, the bath suite it offered is L'OCCITANE. Second, the breakfast bar offer fresh organic fruit/vagetable juice. Room is very comfortable and clean.More

    Thank Roger L
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Roger L, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience from your visit at The Zen Hotel. We are delighted to hear that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations. I am so happy that you were...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A motel is a "motor hotel" where you park directly in front of your room. So, this is a rather nice, dressed up motel. I'd say the building itself is probably 30+ years old, but decently renovated on the inside. Up-market soaps and good coffee,...More

    Thank Brian L
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Brian L Thank you so much for choosing The Zen Hotel for your visit to Palo Alto. I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We value each and every comment from our guests...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $133 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #5 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #5 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Palo Alto
    • Also Known As
    • Townhouse Hotel Palo Alto
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    LindaL246
    April 14, 2017|
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    Dear LindaL246, Thank you for your question. Our complimentary breakfast buffet hours are Monday to Sunday from 7 am to 10 am. If you need to leave earlier than our standard breakfast hours, we have some items we can make... More
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