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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
    (650) 493-4492
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband was scheduled to have surgery at Stanford with a registration time of 5am. Since he had to have pre-op procedures the day before, we opted to get a hotel room for that night so we wouldn't have to go back and forth from...More

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    Reviewed 17 September 2017 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 21 September 2017

    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 1 week ago via mobile

    A small motel where the owners pride themselves on service. Cookies on arrival, snacks in the room, complimentary toiletries if you forget something like a toothbrush - just all the little things taken care of. Warm and friendly.

    Thank Marie C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Outside might look like a two star Motel, but they present themselves like a four star or above establishment! The entire staff was extremely pleasant and helpful! One day we saw a crew working on the gardens from 7am when we went to their breakfast...More

    Thank Donna232323
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel was adorable. I was worried at first when I saw it looked like a motel from the outside but it is very clean and refurbished. They have redone the interior to make it modern and many little touches make it special. For example,...More

    Thank Ashton R
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • USD 123 - USD 361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
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    • Number of rooms
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    • 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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    "200's are on the 1st Floor (300's above us) out our Room's back door=ZEN GARDENS"
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    "Rooms on the inside area are quieter."
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    "Upstairs room w/balcony above side patio offers airy space to yourself. Rooms are closer to covered parking..."
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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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