The Zen Hotel

4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 493-4492 · Hotel Class:3 stars
Rating: 4.5 out of 5"139 TripAdvisor reviews · Business CenterFitness CenterInternet Access ·


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Located in the heart of Palo Alto, CA and Silicon Valley, The Zen Hotel boasts boutique style accommodations, clean Asian design and offers exceptional value with a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet.



Latest reviews

  • A "Green" Hotel with Zen simplicity

    Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by JoAnn h at TripAdvisor User Review3/23/2014This hotel is filled with restful, Zen-like simplicity and follows "green" practices. Comfortable, clean, attractive rooms. Cookies in the afternoon, green tea in your room (& coffee if you must),... More
  • Comfortable, clean rooms.

    Rating: 3.0 out of 5"by JarvNY at TripAdvisor User Review3/20/2014The Zen Hotel in Palo Alto is great for a short stay if you are on business trip. It is conveniently located, has ample parking and the service is friendly. The rooms are small, but clean, comfort... More
  • A treasure in Palo Alto

    Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by mainetraveller8 at TripAdvisor User Review2/26/2014The Zen Hotel is close to my ideal for lodging.I have spent several months out of the last three years there, and in a way which transcends the cliche, it has been my home away from home.The espri... More
  • Motel with a twist

    Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by Doug C at TripAdvisor User Review2/19/2014This place is a hoot - a perfectly ordinary motel, located handily on El Camino Real, but with Zen-inspired landscaping around the car parking and Zen themed decor in the rooms. Comfortable and co... More
  • Zenless Motel

    Rating: 3.0 out of 5"by Dennis H at TripAdvisor User Review2/15/2014Just an 9rdinary motel. Room, two double beds. Noise from the sidewalk outside in the morning.You pay for what you get. Zen in the sense that you might want to meditate while you're there and pict... More