Hotel Keen - Palo Alto

425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Keen - Palo Alto

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

Offering an indoor swimming pool and a golf course, Hotel Keen lies in a shopping area of Palo Alto near to Stanford Shopping Center, The Stanford Theatre and Stanford University. Featuring art deco architecture, Hotel Keen was renovated in 2010.

The property is about 10 minutes' walk of Hewlett Packard garage, Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden and Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens. The venue is set within 2 km from Palo Alto city center.

Shopping centers and boutiques are minutes away from the hotel.

A 10-minute walk from Palo Alto Caltrain train station. The hotel lies 25 km away from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

This property offers 42 non-smoking guestrooms complete with satellite TV, IDD telephone, climate control, free Wi-Fi and an ergonomic chair. They feature bathrooms with a roll in shower, terry bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy french and american cuisine in La Boulange located 100 meters away.

Services

Hotel Keen also offers limousines for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

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City Center
  • Palo Alto
    1.2 mi
Train Stations
  • California Ave Caltrain
    1.6 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
    300 ft
  • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    42

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 240 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Keen - Palo Alto Palo Alto location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Palo Alto
        1.2 mi
      Train Stations
      • California Ave Caltrain
        1.6 mi
      • Train Stations
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
        300 ft
      • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
        300 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        42

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.1 mi

      Train stations

      • California Ave Caltrain - 1.6 mi

      Sport related

      Amusement

      • Aquarius Theater - 400 ft

      Stadiums

      • Facebook - 1.0 mi
      • Maples Pavilion - 1.4 mi

      Museums

      • Pacific Art League - 1000 ft
      • Boot Strap Foundation Inc - 3000 ft
      • Palo Alto Junior Museum - 1.0 mi

      Parks

      • Palo Alto Recreation Dept - 5000 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      Business areas

      Medical care and Hospitals

      Public parking

      Local attractions

      • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve - 5100 ft
        East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
      • The Memorial Church of Stanford University - 1.3 mi
        Palo Alto, CA
      • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve - 4.0 mi
        1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
      • Hoover Tower - 1.2 mi
        Stanford University, Palo Alto
      • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center - 2.9 mi
        2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

      Near the hotel

      • Cantor Arts Center - 300 ft
        Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
      • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens - 3400 ft
        80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
      • Professorville - 1800 ft
        Bryant Street, Palo Alto
      • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden - 4900 ft
        1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto

      Restaurants nearby

      • Evvia - 300 ft

        Address: 420 Emerson St
        Phone: (650) 326-0983

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

      • Amber Dhara - 300 ft

        Address: 150 University Ave
        Phone: 650-329-9644

        65% likes this, based on 71 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian
        Price Range: USD 33 - USD 42

      • Miyake Restaurant - 300 ft

        Address: 140 University Ave
        Phone: 650-323-9449

        Cuisine: Japanese
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

      • Darbar Indian Cuisine - 300 ft

        Address: 129 Lytton Ave
        Phone: 650-321-6688

        76% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

      • Patxi's Chicago Pizza - 300 ft

        Address: 441 Emerson St
        Phone: 650-473-9999

        65% likes this, based on 70 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        42
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      3 stars
      3 km

      Hotel Keen Reviews

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

      Average guest rating

      8.4out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 50 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        8.8

        Great location close to University ave. in Palo Alto, and Close to Stanford and the train to the airport and downtown San Francisco, nice friendly staff, great rooms with nice decore, free internet.

        A bit noisy from other guests and a disco in the weekend, poor internet quality (slow, and wireless was unstable), no door til the bathroom, if your two persons it gets a bit to intimate.

      • Single
        8.8

        Nice room, very modern with all the right touches, good quality facilities

      • Couple
        8.8

        Clean, very professional and friendly staff, good location

        Cheapest category of rooms offers very small rooms without cupboard and without bathtub - it's essentially a (modern) bed plus restroom/shower with no extras. But at a good price.

      • Single
        9.2

        Clean and interesting design. High-speed internet is available.

        No door for the bath room, but only curtain.

      • Single
        5.8

        Enjoy downtown and googd access to caltrain

        No bath, the header shelf of small desk hit my head for 3 tymes per night. But design layout.

      • Single
        9.2

        Staff is very eager to help. The whole hotel is well designed and has a clear focus on business travelers. The bed was very good (and die to my back problems I'm very picky about beds). The location is great! All in one a very good experience as a single traveler. Highly recommended.

        Since the bathroom area is open area (no doors), completely unsuitable for couples. There is a cabinet above the desk and is so wrongly placed, I've hit my head several times (on a 10-days stay).

      • Single
        9.6

        Great little hotel with highly efficient room design and great broadband. Ideal for business.

        Hotel needs to organise parking and/or better educate guests - I got 2 tickets.

      • Single
        7.0

        Very good, downtown location. You can take your breakfast away. And one wall in a room is a whiteboard and you can write on it. Free internet access (slow sometimes).

        Very small room with no sunlight - another wall is 1.5 meters from a window. Very small breakfast area with simple breakfast - suitable for short, 2-3 days stays. On street parking - possibility to park only for 2 hours between 8AM-5PM (nights ok, however some hassle needed to find a parking space).

      • Single
        9.6

        The whole concept of the hotel - simple yet good. The staff - the modern thinking - the location.

        I liked everything - would stay there again. Already recommended it to my friends in the area.

      • Couple
        8.2

        Robes are great and one of the wall is a white board!

        breakfast room too small

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        no nonsense straight forward friendly service, great location

        a ironing board and a hot water coffee and tea service in the room will be of great help

      • Single
        10.0

        Great location and service

        Tiny room and only street parking

      • Single
        8.2

        If your trip is going to be around Standford, Palo Alto area, this hotel is ideal. It is one of the nicer hotels for this area, around the corner from great shopping and restaurants. I also saw a bus stop just across the street. I would stay again definitely.

        I did not have any problems. The accomadations were more than adequate.

      • Single
        9.2

        Comfortable bed. Friendly, helpful staff. Environmentally friendly. Continental breakfast: they offer to box it up so you can 'grab and go' on your way out. Beautiful bathroom.

        No closet to hang clothes, just one hook and two hangers. No bathroom door, just a curtain... Might be an issue if more than one person in room.

      • Single
        8.2

        The rooms are very nicely designed and comfortable. The location is excellent, just by the Caltrain station and bus hub (including free shuttles to the Stanford Campus) and the shops and restaurants of University Avenue. Nice continental breakfast.

        On the ground and first floor the rooms look into a lightwell and have no view at all. I guess on the third floor there is more natural light. However, as I was only sleeping there I didn't mind—the location more than made up for it.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Keen - Palo Alto Palo Alto location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Palo Alto
        1.2 mi
      Train Stations
      • California Ave Caltrain
        1.6 mi
      • Train Stations
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
        300 ft
      • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
        300 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        42