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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
    (650) 493-4492
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The property is more like a motel you drive up to the front of your room. We had a second floor junior suite so we parked at the bottom. The property was very updated and clean. Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Service was outstanding...More

    Thank LasVegasGloria
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear LasVegasGloria, Thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel and thank you for the kind words regarding your experience. We are thrilled to learn our service exceeded your expectations and that you found our complimentary hot breakfast buffet to be eclectic and to your satisfaction....More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Looked forward to my stay here based on all the good reviews, and it didn't disappoint. Cute little motel with doors that open out to parking lot. Very clean, very tidy, zen feel with bamboo and rock gardens. Clean nicely appointed rooms with lovely amenities....More

    Thank Sharon W
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Sharon W, I want to thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your visit to Palo Alto. We greatly appreciate the kind words and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are so happy to learn that we exceeded your expectations. More...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here for one night for Stanford move in. We stayed in the 1 bedroom over the gym and laundry area. Price was pretty expensive for the one night, but I guess that's supply and demand. Parking was a little tight and our room...More

    Thank travelhappie
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Travelhappie, I would like to thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. We were delighted to host you and your family. I would also like to thank you for taking the time out of your day...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    Hotel is convenient to Stanford, has a nice "old style" motel design where you can park outside your room, and is responsive to issues in a positive way. I had a second floor roadside room so I had a hard time with sleeping when traffic...More

    Thank Bill G
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 5 September 2017

    Dear Bill G, Thank you very much for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. Thank you for taking the time to complete a Tripadvisor review! We are delighted to learn that you had a good experience with our hotel's...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Very convenient to Stanford, excellent exercise room, great breakfast and smoothies, coffee, Tazo and Mighty Leaf tea, cozy outside sitting area, and ample room, air and light in our corner suite with kitchen and washer/dryer downstairs. Nearby is not-to-be-missed Happy Donut and decent Thai food....More

    Thank Ritase
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 18 August 2017

    Dear Ritase, Thank you for sharing your feedback and for highlighting some of the aspects that made your stay enjoyable, such as our ample fitness center, our high-end organic teas and our proximity to Stanford. Our corner suites are definitely guests favorites and a great...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$133 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #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
    15 April 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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    "junior suite was located on the second floor and it backed up to the main street. Little bit of road noise."
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    "Ask for a room not facing the main road."
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    "A corner suite is recommended: large and quiet"
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    "For a family of 5 I highly suggest a suite. Well worth the price."
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