8.8
Great6 reviews

El Prado Hotel - Palo Alto

Palo Alto, United States
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Address
520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, California, United States, 94301
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Overview

Featuring a garden, a patio and a restaurant, 4-star El Prado Palo Alto is located close to Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens. Silicon Valley is a 10-minute drive away and Stanford Shopping Center can be reached within 5 minutes by car.

Location

The pleasant garden hotel has a prime setting just a short drive from Stanford Private Research University. The hotel is 1 mile from the center of Palo Alto and 24 minutes by car from Mineta San Jose International airport. The property is located close to Menlo Park. The world-class hotel is located pretty close to Farmers' markets.

The accommodation is close to highway and Lytton Avenue & Cowper Street bus station is 5 minutes' walk away.

Rooms

Some rooms have climate control, coffee/tea making facilities and free wireless internet. The elegant hotel provides guests with hairdryers, bath robes and a dryer in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

This hotel serves pastries and coffee for breakfast. This property offers its own a la carte restaurant, where guests can try Italian dishes. The onsite bar serves espresso, tea and martini. Set nearby, Gyros Gyros restaurant serves a variety of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Turkish and Greek cuisine.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Leisure

El Prado has a fitness center and facials available for free. There is a golf course, a cable flat-screen and entertainment activities for your relaxation and pleasure. There is a gym facility on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 28 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   62.

Former name: garden court hotel

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Facilities
Most popular facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 28 per day

Baggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Fitness/ Gym
  • Laundry
  • TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cribs

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

Deluxe King Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • City view
  • Heating
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
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Deluxe Queen Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Queen-size bed2 Queen-size beds
  • Max:
    3 persons
  • City view
  • Heating
  • Bathtub
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
room details
Location
520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, California, United States, 94301
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
80 Willow Rd
Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens
800 ft
601-699 Gilman St
Farmers' markets
1600 ft
520 Cowper Street
Il Fornaio
100 ft
452 University Ave
Umami Burger
400 ft
456 University Avenue
Blue Bottle Coffee
500 ft
444 University Ave
Chantal Guillon
500 ft
496 Hamilton Ave
Thyme
400 ft
431 Kipling St
Vino Locale
800 ft
403 University Ave
Yayoi
800 ft
383 University Ave
Paris Baguette
800 ft
376 University Ave
Starbucks
800 ft
339 University Ave
Joya
1100 ft
Getting around
Airports
Mineta San Jose International (SJC) 16.2 mi
San Francisco International (SFO) 19.8 mi
Train
California Ave Caltrain 1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
Reviews
8.8
Great6 reviews
Location9.4
Rooms9.6
Service9.0
Dining10.0
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    Wonderful location, the staff were LOYAL. Quiet room for relaxing. It's 20 mins walk to the center. For lunch or dinner go to Sushirrito, located next to the hotel.

    JohnUnited States of America, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    this hotel was unique base for exploring palo alto, thoroughly enjoyed it.

    GeorgeUnited States of America, 
  • 9.6
    Perfect

    Fresh gardenias in the room, overall comfort, staff attentiveness, proximity to my destination.

    For the rate, should not have to pay extra for parking.

    United States of America, 
  • 8.2
    Great

    great Location and good facilities and staff

    United States of America, 
FAQ
What is the closest airport to El Prado Palo Alto?
The hotel is located 19 miles away from Mineta San Jose International airport.
Are there any business facilities featured at El Prado Palo Alto?
Yes, the hotel offers a meeting room and a xerox.
At what time can I check-in at El Prado Palo Alto?
You can check in from 3 PM.
At what time can I check-out at El Prado Palo Alto?
You can check out till 11 AM.
How far is El Prado Palo Alto located from the city center?
The city center is 1 miles away from the hotel.
Does El Prado Palo Alto feature any cleaning services?
Yes, the hotel offers room service and laundry.
What dining options are featured at El Prado Palo Alto?
There is Il Fornaio restaurant that offers Italian meals.
Is there any Internet available at El Prado Palo Alto?
Yes, high speed internet access is provided in the rooms.
What leisure facilities can I make use of at El Prado Palo Alto?
You can benefit from a bar, entertainment activities and a garden available at the hotel.
Are there any dining facilities close to El Prado Palo Alto?
Yes, you can have lunch or dinner at Gyros Gyros within 150 feet of the hotel.
What are the booking prices at El Prado Palo Alto?
The prices at El Prado Palo Alto start from $488.
Can I find any public transport next to El Prado Palo Alto?
Yes, there is Lytton Avenue & Cowper Street bus stop within 600 feet away.
Address
520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, California, United States, 94301
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Mineta San Jose International (SJC) 16.2 mi
San Francisco International (SFO) 19.8 mi
Train
California Ave Caltrain 1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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Need a shuttle?
You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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