Hotel Keen Palo Alto  3 stars

425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301  show mapSave
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Hotel Keen is located in a shopping area of Palo Alto in close proximity to Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve and Palo Alto Junior Museum. The hotel opened in 1900 and since then remains an example of innovative architecture in Palo Alto.

The property boasts central location minutes away from Palo Alto Caltrain train station. This designer venue is situated 150m away from Stanford Shopping Center, Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens and The Stanford Theatre.

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

25 minutes' drive from Mineta San Jose International airport.


The property comprises of non-smoking rooms well-appointed with a work desk, direct dial phone, a closet, Wi-Fi and iPod dock. They are fitted with open bathrooms with roll in shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.


The dining options include a complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Wines can be savored in the honesty bar.


Hotel Keen offers business facilities, such as a photocopier, internet access and a meeting room and provides limousine service, a turndown service and dry cleaning.


Hotel Keen provides a play area for children.


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.

City Center Palo Alto - 1.2 mi
Airports Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) - 14.1 mi, San Francisco International (SFO) - 17.0 mi
Train Stations California Ave Caltrain - 1.6 mi, - 400 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Evvia (cuisine: Greek) - 200 ft, Patxi's Chicago Pizza (cuisine: Pizza) - 200 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Limousine service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Direct dial telephone
  • iPod docking station



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

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. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Size: 205 sq. feet
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        Hotel Keen LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas
        • City Center
          1.1 mi
        Train stations
        • California Ave Caltrain
          1.6 mi
        Shopping areas
        • Stanford Shopping Center
          1700 ft
        • Aquarius Theater
          400 ft
        • Maples Pavilion
          1.5 mi
        • Pacific Art League
          1000 ft
        • Boot Strap Foundation Inc
          3000 ft
        • Palo Alto Junior Museum
          1.0 mi
        • Palo Alto Recreation Dept
          5000 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • Stanford University
          3700 ft
        • Menlo College
          1.4 mi
        • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science
          1.4 mi
        • Language Pacific Intl Inst
          1.6 mi
        • Body Therapy Ctr
          1.6 mi
        Medical care and Hospitals
        • Lucile Packard Children's Hosp
          4000 ft
        • Children's Health Council
          4600 ft
        • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
          1.0 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve
          5000 ft
          East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
        • Hoover Tower
          1.2 mi
          Stanford University, Palo Alto
        • The Memorial Church of Stanford University
          1.3 mi
          Palo Alto, CA
        • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center
          2.9 mi
          2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
        • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve
          4.0 mi
          1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto

        Near the hotel

        • Cantor Arts Center
          300 ft
          Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
        • Professorville
          1700 ft
          Bryant Street, Palo Alto
        • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens
          3400 ft
          80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
        • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
          4900 ft
          1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Evvia

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

          200 ft
          420 Emerson St

          Phone: (650) 326-0983

        • Patxi's Chicago Pizza

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

          200 ft
          441 Emerson St

          Phone: 650-473-9999

        • Gelato Classico

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

          200 ft
          435 Emerson St

          Phone: (650) 327-1317

        • Amber Dhara

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

          300 ft
          150 University Ave

          Phone: 650-329-9644

        • Jing Jing

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

          300 ft
          443 Emerson Street

          Phone: (650) 328-6885

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