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
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Overview

Featuring an indoor swimming pool and a golf course, the 3-star Hotel Keen offers 42 luxury guestrooms. This designer hotel was opened in 1900 and renovated in 2010.

The hotel is 150 meters away from Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, The Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. The venue is 2 km away from the city center.

There are shopping options, such as shopping centers and boutiques within easy reach of the property.

Hotel Keen is at a short distance from Palo Alto Caltrain train station. It takes around 25 minutes' drive to get to Mineta San Jose International airport, which is 25 km away.

Rooms

Guests at Hotel Keen are accommodated in rooms with high-speed internet, a DVD player, a storage space, climate control and a personal safe. Bathrooms are fitted with a roll in shower, terry bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide range of dishes, Patxi's Chicago Pizza and La Boulange can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

There are limousine rental services on site.

Relax

Cots and a play area are available for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • 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
  • Dressing area
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    1.9 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • California Ave Caltrain
    2.6 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
    70 m
  • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    42

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 19 m²
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Standard Queen Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 19 m²
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 22 m²
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    Deluxe Queen Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 22 m²
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      Luxury Double Room
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Keen - Palo Alto Palo Alto location
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        Hotel Address:

        425 High Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Palo Alto
          1.9 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • California Ave Caltrain
          2.6 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
          70 m
        • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
          60 m
        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 - 1.8 km

        Sport related

        • Stanford Stadium - 1.1 km
        • Frost Amphitheater - 1.5 km
        • Kresge Auditorium - 2.3 km

        Amusement

        • Aquarius Theater - 100 m

        Stadiums

        • Maples Pavilion - 2.3 km

        Museums

        • Pacific Art League - 300 m
        • Boot Strap Foundation Inc - 900 m
        • Palo Alto Junior Museum - 1.6 km

        Parks

        • Palo Alto Recreation Dept - 1.5 km

        Universities, Institutes

        • Menlo College - 2.2 km
        • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science - 2.2 km

        Business areas

        • Stanford Shopping Center - 500 m
        • Facebook - 1.6 km

        Medical care and Hospitals

        • Lucile Packard Children's Hosp - 1.2 km
        • Children's Health Council - 1.3 km
        • Stanford Hospital and Clinics - 1.6 km
        • Stanford University School of Medicine - 1.9 km

        Public parking

        • Stanford University - 1.1 km

        Local attractions

        • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve - 1.5 km
          East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
        • The Memorial Church of Stanford University - 2.0 km
          Palo Alto, CA
        • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve - 6.5 km
          1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
        • Hoover Tower - 1.9 km
          Stanford University, Palo Alto
        • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center - 4.6 km
          2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

        Near the hotel

        • Cantor Arts Center - 100 m
          Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
        • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens - 1.0 km
          80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
        • Professorville - 510 m
          Bryant Street, Palo Alto
        • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden - 1.5 km
          1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto

        Restaurants nearby

        • Evvia - 70 m

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

          76% likes this, based on 214 reviews
          Cuisine: Greek
          Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 35

        • Patxi's Chicago Pizza - 80 m

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

          65% likes this, based on 70 reviews

        • Gelato Classico - 80 m

          Address: 435 Emerson St
          Phone: (650) 327-1317

          75% likes this, based on 18 reviews

        • Darbar Indian Cuisine - 60 m

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

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

        • Amber Dhara - 90 m

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

          65% likes this, based on 69 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian
          Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 31

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          42
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        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
          1.9 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • California Ave Caltrain
          2.6 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Evvia (cuisine: Greek)
          70 m
        • Darbar Indian Cuisine (cuisine: Indian)
          60 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          42