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If you’re planning where to stay during your family vacation, romantic weekend getaway or business trip in Palo Alto, consider The Zen Hotel. We offer the most ideal accommodations for leisure and executive travelers in search of a relaxing, comfortable home away from home in Palo Alto at a wonderfully affordable rate.

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Leisure Guests Love...

Since we’re located just minutes from Stanford University, The Zen Hotel is especially convenient if you’re visiting friends or relatives on campus. The great thing is that we’re located just minutes from the university while still being close to the San Francisco Bay area’s top attractions. Stanford University itself is a terrific place to visit due to its unique 19th century architecture and a fantastic selection of art galleries. You can also step into the past at the Historic Red Barn or enjoy a self-guided Outdoor Sculpture Walk.

We’re only a 20-minute drive from Santa Clara, too. It’s the place to catch a San Francisco 49ers game at the new Levi’s Stadium. Additionally, The Zen Hotel has the perfect location if you’re planning to see a concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater.

The Golden Gate Bridge, Hoover Tower and other attractions are also close by. Experience a show at the West Bay Opera, cheer on the San Francisco Giants or browse through the different stores at the Stanford Shopping Center.

For your convenience, you can even plan your itinerary before leaving the hotel by using our free wireless Internet access. And when you return from sightseeing, relax in our peaceful Zen garden or watch your favorite programs on a flat-screen HDTV. And even though you’re away from home, you don’t need to skip your workout. Our well-equipped fitness center is right on-site.

If you have any questions on area attractions or would like assistance in arranging a tour, just ask one of our friendly staff members. We’re always eager to be of service.

Business Guests Love...

From the free wireless Internet access to our central Palo Alto location near great attractions, corporate offices and Stanford University, The Zen Hotel offers business travelers just what they need to stay productive.

The experience begins with our hotel’s ambience. Zen-inspired décor promotes a soothing vibe that helps you maintain focus and stay relaxed. In addition to wireless Internet access throughout our hotel, our rooms also have other perks to care for your needs like iPod docking stations. Plus, if you want any documents photocopied or faxed, our staff members will be happy to take care of it for you.

Another great advantage is that our prime location is close to some of the area’s biggest corporate offices, including Google, Facebook and Hewlett Packard. And since we’re set at the center of Silicon Valley, technology companies like Cloudera, Box, Google, Tesla and Groupon are not far.

We can’t forget to mention The Zen Hotel offers the perfect accommodations for those visiting Stanford University and Stanford University Hospital.

Finally, when your busy day concludes, you can stretch out on a comfortable bed and watch your favorite shows on a flat-screen HDTV. Or feel free to linger in the tranquil Zen garden and experience some refreshing time by yourself.

By reserving a room at the Zen Hotel, you’re sure to enjoy our special mix of comfort and amenities at a competitive rate.

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