The Zen Hotel
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Garden at The Zen Hotel

Welcome to The Zen Hotel

Experience the refreshing peacefulness of The Zen Hotel Palo Alto, where you’ll find one of the most relaxing and eco-friendly hotels in Silicon Valley. In spite of our calm, unassuming attitude, you’ll feel our staff members are eager to please you and fulfill any request with a friendliness that will be a highlight of your stay.

Make yourself at home in a comfortable room that exudes serenity from the second you walk through the door. The minimalist, Asian-inspired design, luxurious robes and slippers, L'Occitane bath amenities and state-of-the-art Wi-Fi and entertainment technology merge to offer a mood that’s contemporary yet refreshingly Zen. You can also enjoy an extravaganza of complimentary, delicious, soul-nourishing treats that include Starbucks coffee, Kettle Brand potato chips, Ghirardelli chocolates, Wonderful Pistachios, KIND granola bars, Sahale mixed nuts and much more.

During your stay with us, you’ll begin each morning with what we’re told is the best free hot breakfast buffet in Palo Alto. Delicious options range from scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and pancakes to freshly made fruit and vegetable smoothies, Philz and Starbucks coffee and a selection of high-end organic teas. If you wish to squeeze in a workout prior to breakfast or after a day of travel, meetings or exploring Palo Alto, our fitness center offers weight and cardio equipment as well as yoga mats.  

You can also be sure that the Zen Hotel is dedicated to providing the most environmentally sustainable setting possible. From energy-efficient lighting and reduced water consumption to our eco-friendly layout, we always strive to find new ways to live greener every single day.

Plus, our convenient location by Stanford University makes The Zen Hotel the best choice of accommodations for family, friends or alumni visiting the campus. And because we’re located in Palo Alto, you’ll be in the most ideal spot to take advantage of the Bay Area’s top attractions such as downtown Palo Alto shopping and restaurants, the Shoreline Amphitheatre and more.

When visiting the San Francisco Bay area, delight in superior hospitality at one of the most unique hotels in Silicon Valley. Our team at The Zen Hotel gladly welcomes you.

Hotel Amenities

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Complimentary Hot Breakfast

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Complimentary WiFi

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Complimentary Parking

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Complimentary In-Room Snacks


Fitness Center

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L'Occitane Bath Amenities

Our Accommodations

Deluxe Rooms

Each of our Deluxe Guestrooms are designed to offer a comfortable and relaxing experience with either one Queen, two Queen-sized or two Full-sized beds or one King-sized bed. These accommodations also include a lounge chair and an ottoman.

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Junior Suites

This is The Zen Hotel’s premium room. Our homelike Junior Suites are carefully designed to promote tranquility for your benefit. They feature one Queen or King-sized bed with a plush mattress and a large pull-out sofa as well as side and coffee tables.

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An ideal space for families and groups, The Zen Hotel’s spacious one- and two-bedroom suites offer a living room, a dining room and a kitchenette. Additional features include personal climate control, a 55-inch flat screen HDTV, a microwave and refrigerator.

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Our Day In Pictures

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