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The Zen Hotel

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average6%
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“oatmeal”(26 reviews)
“free snacks”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Upon checking in he staff was extremely helpful and managed to get me a room even though it was very early. The room is very spacious and clean. Bathroom amenities are awesome. THey also serve a buffet style breakfast in the main office area and...More

Thank Niel S
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Niel S, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review regarding your visit to The Zen Hotel. I am so happy to learn that you had a pleasant experience with our associates, our amenities, and our rooms. I...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The property is more like a motel you drive up to the front of your room. We had a second floor junior suite so we parked at the bottom. The property was very updated and clean. Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Service was outstanding...More

Thank LasVegasGloria
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 5 October 2017

Dear LasVegasGloria, Thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel and thank you for the kind words regarding your experience. We are thrilled to learn our service exceeded your expectations and that you found our complimentary hot breakfast buffet to be eclectic and to your satisfaction....More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed here for one night for Stanford move in. We stayed in the 1 bedroom over the gym and laundry area. Price was pretty expensive for the one night, but I guess that's supply and demand. Parking was a little tight and our room...More

Thank travelhappie
Response from Zen_Hotel_Palo_Alto, Front Office Manager at The Zen HotelResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Travelhappie, I would like to thank you for choosing The Zen Hotel for your most recent visit to Palo Alto. We were delighted to host you and your family. I would also like to thank you for taking the time out of your day...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

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 5 September 2017

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 15 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 18 August 2017

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

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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$ 133 - US$ 384 (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, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 133 - US$ 384 (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, Family Rooms
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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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"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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"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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