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The Zen Hotel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness centre
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An unexpected jewel, with an incongruous interior relative to the external appearance, which looks like an old suburban strip motel. Jr. Suite was roomy, nicely updated and decorated in keeping with the Hotel name, and spotless. Separate bath and washing/dressing area. Generous and well-prepared hot...More

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Reviewed September 16, 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 September 20, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect hotel for family stay. Great, brand new fitness center! Large room with kitchen and full bathroom. Huge TV. Perfect and varied breakfast buffet included. My family loved the hotel. Quaint, newly redone, great location, clean and nice staff. Thank you!More

Thank Judy R
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Judy R, I would like to thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. We are so delighted to read the wonderful review you provided us regarding your experience. I am glad to learn your family enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In trying to find a place to stay for visiting our nephew at Stanford, I turned to Trip Advisor for reviews. The Zen Hotel would not have been my first pick, but the reviews and price were so compelling I had to give it a...More

Thank Sue T
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sue T, First and foremost I would like to thank you for providing such a fantastic review regarding your experience with us. We were delighted to host you and your family during your visit to Stanford. As you mentioned, we continue to receive great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is an old ‘motor hotel’, it is a welcome relief. Everything is actually pretty nice. Lots of room snacks, good WiFi, plentiful breakfast. They have done everything you can to make it a nice little hotel on a busy street...fountains, shades, etc. In...More

Thank Susan J
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan J, I would like to thank you for the kind words regarding your most recent visit to The Zen Hotel. I am very happy to learn that we exceeded the initial expectation with our service, amenities, and overall value. The many amenities we...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$132 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#5 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$132 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#5 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Business Centre & 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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"Quiet in back (SW side), some street noise in front, but not excessive."
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"Even the rooms in the parking lot right by the lobby were quiet"
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"Ask for a room that's not on the parking lot"
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"Ask for a room with a patio or balacony"
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