Hotel Keen Palo Alto

 3 stars
425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301  show mapSave
From  US$ 243
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4.4
out of 5
Exceptional
Based on  35 reviews
Great location close to University ave and the whole hotel is well designed.
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  • Overview
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  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

The comfortable 3-star Hotel Keen offers non-smoking accommodation in a shopping area of Palo Alto. Founded in 1900, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

Rooms

Hotel Keen offers 40 rooms fitted with a voicemail, free local calls and cable TV for a comfortable stay in Palo Alto.

Eat

The dining options include a complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Complimentary drinks are offered in the honesty bar.

The hotel Keen provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Work

Multilingual staff offers a turndown service, a wake up service and shoe shine.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 18 per day.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   42.

Location

hotel Hotel Keen Palo Alto Palo Alto location

Many Palo Alto sights, including The Memorial Church of Stanford University, Stanford University Golf Course and Nak's Oriental Market are 20 minutes away from the hotel. The hotel is 100m away from Hewlett Packard garage, The Stanford Theatre and Professorville.

Shopping centers, boutiques and a stadium are only a few steps from the hotel.

Getting around.

It lies only 250m away from Palo Alto Caltrain train station. 25 minutes' drive from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.8km
  • Airport: Mineta San Jose International Airport - 22.6km, San Francisco International - 26.9km
  • Train Station: Palo Alto Caltrain - 100 m, Menlo Park Caltrain - 2.0km
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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          Keen Hotel Palo Alto LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas
          • City Center
            1.8km
          Train Stations
          • California Ave Caltrain
            2.5km
          Shopping Areas
          • Stanford Shopping Center
            500 m
          Amusement
          • Aquarius Theater
            100 m
          Stadiums
          • Maples Pavilion
            2.4km
          Museums
          Parks
          • Palo Alto Recreation Dept
            1.5km
          Universities, Institutes
          • 1.1km
          • Menlo College
            2.2km
          • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science
            2.3km
          • Language Pacific Intl Inst
            2.6km
          • Body Therapy Ctr
            2.6km
          Medical care and Hospitals
          • Lucile Packard Children's Hosp
            1.2km
          • Children's Health Council
            1.4km
          • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
            1.6km

          Local Attractions

          • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve
            1.5km
            East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
          • Kepler's Books
            1.8km
            Menlo Park, CA
          • Stanford University
            2.0km
            Palo Alto, CA 94305
          • Hoover Tower
            1.9km
            Stanford University, Palo Alto
          • The Memorial Church of Stanford University
            2.0km
            Palo Alto, CA

          Near the hotel

          • Cantor Arts Center
            90 m
            Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
          • The Stanford Theatre
            130 m
            221 University Avenue, Palo Alto
          • Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market
            390 m
            Gilman St and Hamilton, Palo Alto
          • Professorville
            500 m
            Bryant Street, Palo Alto
          • Hewlett Packard garage
            860 m
            367 Addison Ave, Palo Alto
          • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens
            1.0km
            80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
          • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
            1.5km
            1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Evvia

            76% likes this, based on 214 reviews
            Food: Greek
            Price Range: USD 26 - USD 46

            60 m
            420 Emerson St

            Phone: (650) 326-0983

          • Patxi's Chicago Pizza

            76% likes this, based on 47 reviews
            Food: Pizza

            60 m
            441 Emerson St

            Phone: 650-473-9999

          • Gelato Classico

            65% likes this, based on 50 reviews
            Food: Dessert, Ice Cream

            60 m
            435 Emerson St

            Phone: (650) 327-1317

          • Amber Dhara

            65% likes this, based on 69 reviews
            Food: Indian
            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

            80 m
            150 University Ave

            Phone: 650-329-9644

          • Jing Jing

            65% likes this, based on 16 reviews
            Food: Chinese

            70 m
            443 Emerson Street

            Phone: (650) 328-6885

          Keen Hotel Palo Alto Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Keen Hotel Palo Alto

          Average guest rating

          4.4
          out of 5
          Exceptional
          Based on 35 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Dining
          4.5
          Rooms
          4.1
          Service
          4.6
          Value
          4.2
          Location
          4.6

          Individual guest reviews

          • Location was very nice and this hotel was a perfect choice. Great little breakfast included in lobby, the staff were incredibly friendly and made certain that any need we had was met, my room was very clean and comfortable and had everything I needed.

            Wifi quality was poor.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.7
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              5
          • The location is great, the nearby public parking is free from 8pm to 9am and pillows are nice and high quality. Style is modern and fresh, service is friendly, the rooms are very nicely designed and comfortable.

            Loud music and people on the street, low water pressure in shower.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.2
            • Location
              4
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              4
            • Value
              5
          • The location couldn't be any more convenient and the hotel is modern, clean.

            Tea service in the room will be of great help.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.6
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              5
            • Value
              4
          • Perfect location, very good modern designer decor and the staff were friendly and efficient. Shower was great.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.0
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              3
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              4
          • A nice location and clean and modern design. Friendly, courteous staff, very comfortable beds and the coffee was great.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.9
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              5
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              5
          • Nice location, s a great hotel and staff were very friendly and efficient.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.6
            • Location
              5
            • Service
              4
            • Value
              5
          • Central location within Palo Alto and convenient for my business meetings in the bay area, great boutique hotel, staff were all welcoming and warm.

            I mean the bed takes up a pretty good portion of the room.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.8
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              5
          • Great location and good stay. Staff were very helpful.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.7
            • Location
              5
            • Service
              4
            • Value
              5
          • Great location for downtown Palo Alto and good value. Staff helpful and friendly, nice room.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.4
            • Location
              4
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              4
          • In a good area for running, as i run early in the mornings by myself and hotel have great locations.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              5.0
            • Location
              5
            • Value
              5
          • Good location and decent hotel. Very professional and friendly staff, clean, large room, really nice, convenient breakfast buffet.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.1
            • Location
              4
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              4
            • Value
              3
            • Dining
              5
          • Perfect location and high tech decor. The great good in the lobby and friendly staff. Free internet, many restaurants.

            Rooms at the keen are tiny.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.6
            • Location
              5
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              5
            • Dining
              4
          • The location is great for visiting stanford and hotel is designed for the business traveler.

            Small rooms.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.4
            • Location
              4
            • Rooms
              4
            • Value
              5
          • Its downtown location near stanford and the transit center is great, stay at the Hotel Keen as often as is available.

            No windows in the rooms is not nice you have to work from there.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              4.2
            • Rooms
              3
            • Value
              5
          • The location is excellent, the hotel is clean and I was there anyway, very quiet, service is great.

            I researved a room for my 76 year old aunt.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              3.6
            • Location
              4
            • Rooms
              4
            • Service
              5
            • Value
              1
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