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4.5 out of 5

"I stayed two nights at Hotel Keen while on a business trip. When booking, I put in my standard request for gluten free / dairy free choices to be avai ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 25 Feb 2017

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Hotel Description

Art Deco hotel near Stanford University

City center stay

With a stay at this Downtown North hotel, you'll be well placed to visit Stanford University and Stanford Shopping Center, both within half a mile (1 km). Stanford Stadium and Stanford University Medical Center are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the express check-in and free Internet in public areas. Express check-out, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Free Internet, iPod docks

The 42 guestrooms boast modern comforts like free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with digital channels, and iPod docking stations. Down comforters, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

Cozy Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$169* Per night/room Jan 21 - Jan 22

Comfy Deluxe Room 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from December 16 2021 to March 31 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Hallway
  • Select guestrooms

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly Hotel Keen also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. This Art Deco Palo Alto hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 2010
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Transport

  • Train station: Palo Alto Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)

Room Amenities

Hotel Keen offers 42 accommodations with iPod docking stations and hair dryers. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered once per stay and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • IPod dock
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host.This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Car not required
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: USD 25.00 per day (50 ft away)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Keen
  • Hotel Keen Palo Alto
  • Keen Hotel
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  • Hotel Keen Palo Alto
  • Hotel Keen Hotel Palo Alto

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.