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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
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    2017-10-08 2017-10-09
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    Convenient spot right on Camino Real. Basically a converted motel, but they did a great job. Very clean and bright. Nice little snacks provided in the room, and breakfast was outstanding. Free parking. Not inexpensive, but considering the competition in the area, this place was...More

    1  Thank Soulefulltraveler
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Soulefulltraveler, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to provide such a wonderful feedback regarding your experience at The Zen Hotel. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the many amenities that we offer to our guests, from the...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    Our stay here was wonderful overall, and we look forward to returning in the future. Our room was comfortable with ample towel racks and bathroom sink counter space, good placement of lights in the bedroom and bathroom and of toilet paper in the bathroom, a...More

    1  Thank dsgs
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Dear dsgs, Thank you for dedicating time to share your feedback about your experience at The Zen Hotel. The description you present about our services and amenities is so nuanced and detailed that we could not have done it better. I am also glad to...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    This is a converted old motel into a wonderful hotel. The service was outstanding! They provide everything that a higher end hotel would provide. The complimentary breakfasts were also very good. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone who does not want to stay...More

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    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Dear asd24, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fantastic comment about your visit to The Zen Hotel. I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience with our associates and our amenities. I am also glad...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    Excellent Breakfast, high quality and healthy (fruit, granola, coffee all biologic). Rooms are clean, minibar is included, they only offer l´occitane products on shower and soap, Little spots with japanese gardening. we enjoyed it very muchMore

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    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 7 March 2017

    Dear christoph t, Thank you so much for leaving such a great review about your visit to The Zen Hotel. We value the amenities that we offer to our guests and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed all that we offer from our...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    This hotel was booked for me for a week by a client in Palo Alto. Initially, I was disenchanted because the layout is primarily a motel - and usually a hotel with a front desk and elevators seems to provide a higher standard. But by...More

    1  Thank JulianVan
    Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 21 February 2017

    Dear JulianVan, Thank you for sharing your comments about your first time staying at The Zen Hotel. I am so glad that we successfully turned around your initial hesitation into overall guest satisfaction by the end of your stay. Thank you for the special mention...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$132 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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
    14 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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    "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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    "None required, all rooms have the same quality."
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