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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
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    Reviewed 5 days 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 yesterday

    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

    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 2 weeks ago

    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 16 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 4 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 5 August 2017

    I booked a room and got a suite, with 2 bedrooms and a living hall, even a compact yet fully functional kitchen! And they place all the fruit and snacks for free. It's very convenient to drive for Stanford, or tour around for Mountain View;...More

    Thank Wen L
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Wen L, Thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. Thank you for your wonderful review regarding your personal experience during your visit. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the complimentary upgrade that was...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    This property is a very nicely refurbished classic California motel. The room was perfectly comfortable with extensive, first class amenities including snacks. The bathroom is fully updated. The towels are very fluffy and absorbent--unlike so many hotel towels. The breakfast buffet is very well presented,...More

    Thank FairfaxBob
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear FairFaxBob, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback regarding your personal experience with us. We were delighted to welcome you to our property. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to all of our guests, from the interactions with the...More

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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
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    • Price range
    • USD 132 - USD 372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #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 ,
    • 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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    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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