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Hotel Keen

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Down comforters, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Down comforters, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Down comforters, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Down comforters, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Hotel Keen

Hotel Keen

2.5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
425 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301-1621

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStanford Shopping Center10 min walk
  • Popular LocationStanford University Arboretum12 min walk
  • Popular LocationCantor Arts Center19 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)30 min drive

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About this area

Palo Alto

In the city center and near a metro station, Hotel Keen is in a walkable area with good shopping. Shoreline Amphitheatre and Computer History Museum are cultural highlights, or if an activity is on the agenda, check out Twin Creeks Sports Complex. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Levi's Stadium or Stanford Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing and golf lessons.

What's nearby

  • Stanford Shopping Center - 10 min walk
  • Stanford University Arboretum - 12 min walk
  • Stanford Mausoleum - 14 min walk
  • Cantor Arts Center - 19 min walk
  • United States Geological Survey - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Palo Alto Station - 4 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Gravity Bistro and Wine Bar — 3 min walk
  • Pampas — 3 min walk
  • Pizza My Heart — 3 min walk
  • Oren's Hummus — 3 min walk
  • Coupa Cafe — 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel Keen

Art Deco Palo Alto hotel in Downtown North, near Stanford University
A snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and express check-in are onsite. All 42 rooms feature modern comforts like free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with digital channels, and iPod docking stations. Guests will also find down comforters, free newspapers, and free local calls.
Hotel Keen offers 42 accommodations with iPod docking stations and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

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). A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Offsite parking within 3 ft (USD 40.00 per day); discounts available
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

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 (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Down comforter

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2:00 AM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: USD 40.00 per day (3 ft away)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 159 out of 459 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 182 out of 459 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 68 out of 459 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 32 out of 459 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 459 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice hotel
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great comfort hotel in the middle of everything!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
keen is a nice, efficient little hotel. Almost a capsule hotel and good for business where you need a bed and not much else. Having paid wifi in 2021 in Palo Alto strikes me as an odd choice; not for the cost per se, for the inconvenience
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very convinient location
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great, central location. The hotel met basic needs, amenities kit in the bathroom was nice to have. Coffee and tea in the lobby was also nice
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021