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The Zen Hotel

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4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Wonderful hotel. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Clean, quiet, nice morning breakfast buffet. Convenient location to local attractions. Would stay at the Zen Hotel again. Great home base for Palo Alto-based vacation.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank michaelU5922OU
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

My wife had an art show at Palo Alto. We decided to make a long weekend for the family. Daughter's first time seeing CA. Father in law's also. Very busy schedule but this place was close to everything. Very soothing to all the senses. Clean...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded September 26, 2018

Dear Brian K, We are speechless! I cannot thank you enough for such a generous and detailed review of your personal experience during your visit to The Zen Hotel. Feedback like the one you provided reinforces the idea that the continued changes and upgrades we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They sent an email specifically to ask what they could do to enhance our upcoming stay and they provided everything we asked for! Excellent, quality products in the room to make us comfortable, from the bathrobes to the soaps, the free snacks and the coffee,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank travelerelizabeth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Zen title is very apt as this hotel/motel is quite restorative. Despite being in Palo Alto CA, the Zen is, as it say in the title, low key, quiet, non-corporate, and generally lovely. It's got an old-school motel look: kind of retro. And that's...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Eugene S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my daughter to Palo Alto for an event at the Stanford Shopping Center on a recent Sunday and decided to stay in the area on Saturday evening rather than drive early in the morning. Like most travelers I checked Trip Advisor for a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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In the heart of Silicon Valley, The Zen Hotel offers daily full hot breakfast buffet that includes freshly made smoothies, Peet's and Philz coffee, Mighty Leaf teas, sausages, bacon, scrambled eggs and much more. More L'occitane toiletries and free true high speed Internet are standard in all guestrooms. Minutes away from Stanford University, Shoreline Amphitheater and tech companies such as HP, Facebook and Google; The Zen Hotel offers great value and is a fantastic choice for business and leisure travelers. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Family
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
$124 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Townhouse Hotel Palo Alto
Location
United States > California > Palo Alto
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
$124 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Townhouse Hotel Palo Alto
Location
United States > California > Palo Alto
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Room & Suite (57)
Dining (8)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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LindaL246
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto | Property representative |
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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"All rooms appear to face the Zen gardens and walking path, I prefer ground floor rooms for access,"
cynthiag528
Dec 11, 2018
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"Quiet in back (SW side), some street noise in front, but not excessive."
wgo2015
Aug 19, 2018
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"Even the rooms in the parking lot right by the lobby were quiet"
kellywM5421PZ
May 21, 2018
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"Ask for a room that's not on the parking lot"
Kellogg
Mar 29, 2018
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