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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
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    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    Enjoyed out stay at The Zen - friendly staff, exceptionally clean property, great amenities, including the breakfast smoothies & yummy muffins! The only downside was occasional traffic noise from El Camino, but otherwise, very nice.More

    Thank Mark E
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 22 February 2016

    Dear Mark E, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent visit. It is wonderful to learn that you found so many aspects of your stay enjoyable and that we hit the mark in our comprehensive approach to customer satisfaction on every level. I...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2016

    Staying in Palo Alto to support a family member having surgery at Stanford Hospital. Just needed a quiet comfortable place to stay. Zen Hotel delivered. Late night checkin at 9:00PM, staff very helpful and attentive. Bed soft, sheets crisp. I was out like a light....More

    Thank Sabin S
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 18 February 2016

    Dear Sabin S, Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. I am very happy to learn that you found our staff to be helpful and that you enjoyed your stay with us. It’s great that you were able to utilize our renovated...More

    Reviewed 11 February 2016

    I was fortunate to go to the Super Bowl this year but my hotel booking was last minute. As expected all the hotels were either fully booked or the prices were outrageous. I found the Zen Hotel online and read the reviews here and booked...More

    Thank Bob H
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 17 February 2016

    Dear Bob H, It is a delight to see that we were able to welcome you on short notice during the time of the Super Bowl. It is even better to see that we left such a positive impression with you during your 3 days...More

    Reviewed 25 January 2016

    As a 71-year-old woman traveling alone and arriving on a dark, rainy night, I had serious misgivings when I drove into the parking lot of an older-type looking motel. Fortunately I stayed and would again. It is obvious in every detail that the owners truly...More

    Thank Bonnie W
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 3 February 2016

    Dear Bonnie W, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at The Zen Hotel. It is wonderful to see that we are in agreement that you cannot always judge a book by its refurbished motor lodge cover. You are correct in highlighting that our...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2016

    Having just had an awful experience in Tulare, I was so very pleased with this hotel. First, I was in the middle of changing banks, so I didn't have a valid credit card - and they let me pay cash, even though it was against...More

    Thank Chauntae T
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 19 January 2016

    Dear Chauntae T, Thank you for sharing your satisfying experience during your stay with us last July. I am very pleased to know that you found our staff to be accommodating and helpful. It is delightful to learn that you found our hotel architecture and...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
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    • 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
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    • US$133 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #5 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
    • #5 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Palo Alto
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    LindaL246
    15 April 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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    "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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