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Leisure Travel

Discover Why We’re “Where to Stay” in Palo Alto!


Whether you’re planning a family vacation or a romantic weekend getaway with someone special, we offer the perfect accommodations for leisure travelers deciding where to stay in Palo Alto.

The Zen Hotel is especially convenient if you’re visiting friends or relatives attending Stanford University: we’re located just minutes from the campus, yet still close to the San Francisco Bay area’s top attractions. Stanford University itself is a fascinating place to visit, with its unique 19th century architecture and an array of art galleries. You can also delve into the past at the Historic Red Barn or take a self-guided Outdoor Sculpture Walk.

We’re also just a 20-minute drive away from Santa Clara, where you can catch a San Francisco 49ers game at the new Levi’s Stadium. The Zen Hotel also offers the perfect location for those taking in a concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater.

The Golden Gate Bridge, Hoover Tower and other attractions are within easy reach. Enjoy a show at the West Bay Opera, catch a San Francisco Giants game or roam the Stanford Shopping Center.

Plan your itinerary before leaving the hotel by using our free wireless Internet access. And when you’re back from a fun day of sightseeing, unwind in our serene Zen garden or watch your favorite shows on a flat-screen HDTV. And there’s also no need to skip your workout while traveling: you’ll find a well-equipped fitness center right on-site.

If you have any questions are area attractions or would like assistance in arranging a tour, just ask one of our friendly staff members.