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    The Zen Hotel

    4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4075
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good38%
          • Average5%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Multilingual Staff
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          Reviewed 5 November 2016

          Great accommodations, in a very pedestrian friendly neighborhood. Parking was easy and convenient. Great proximity to great restaurants and stores. Hotel lobby and room was very clean and I appreciated the special touches including the snacks, meals and beverages including fresh made smoothies! One of...More

          1  Thank lisa_2158
          Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 9 November 2016

          Dear lisa_2158, Thank you for your amazing feedback. We are so glad to learn that you found our name to align with your experience and that you left our hotel with the feeling of Zen hospitality we strive to deliver to all our guests. We...More

          Reviewed 4 November 2016

          We stayed at the Zen in late October and found it to be a very nice, comfortable motel with extremely nice staff. The motel is family owned and id clearly outside the mold of cookie cutter motels/hotels. Not sure when the renovation was done, but...More

          1  Thank PhoodKritic
          Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 9 November 2016

          Dear PhoodKritic, What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with the Tripadvisor community. Our entire team was delighted to see that your interactions with them were all pleasant and that your first experience at The Zen was a good one....More

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          Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

          Excellent Immaculate Clean Good free breakfast Very responsive Would stay there again Reasonable The staff was very helpful, and while it was originally a motel, everything has been redone. It was about 20 minutes from the campus (south of it) so it took some time...More

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          Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 3 November 2016

          Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad we had an opportunity to welcome you during Stanford reunion weekend. It was a delight to see guests from different class years and we are honored that you chose The Zen as the place...More

          Reviewed 30 October 2016

          The Zen really surprised me, clean and comfortable, with extra amenities that were appreciated. The breakfast smoothie was great and they had both eggs and hard boiled eggs so it wasn't just carbs. The front desk person always seemed engaged. It was not just a...More

          1  Thank sylvia_m0
          Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 2 November 2016

          Dear sylvia_m0, Thank you for sharing your generous feedback about your stay with us! We are so glad to see you found our breakfast buffet menu to be balanced. From our eggs and bacon to our freshly made vegetable and fruit smoothies, our goal is...More

          Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

          This is an older motel that has been nicely updated! Room was spotless. Bed was comfy. Room snacks were a really nice touch. Convenient parking lot. Breakfast was fresh, healthy and delicious. Awesome green smoothies! Well done ZEN!More

          1  Thank myrottndog
          Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, General Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 1 November 2016

          Dear myrottndog, Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay at The Zen Hotel and that the complimentary healthy in-room snacks we offer were to your enjoyment. We look forward to your next stay and...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • 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
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
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          • US$133 - US$363 (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 ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 37
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          • Palo Alto
          • Also Known As
          • Townhouse Hotel Palo Alto
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          LindaL246
          What time is breakfast served? We have to leave early on the 2nd day of our stay.
          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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          "Just keep in mind that there is no elevator, so if you have any trouble with steps, you should request the..."
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          "Try the breakfast smoothies - especially the kale ones!"
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          "We where at to the left of the Lobby. It was very quite and peaceful, away from the road."
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          "I had a room onthe grund floor and irt was great, but I probably woul dhave chosen a room on the second floor."
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