Hotel Keen

2.5 star property
Art Deco Palo Alto hotel in Downtown North, near Stanford University

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Hotel Keen

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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Comfy Deluxe 1 King Bed) | Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Free daily continental breakfast

Overview of Hotel Keen



Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • 24/7 front desk
425 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301-1621

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStanford Shopping Center7 min walk
  • Popular LocationLucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford3 min drive
  • Popular LocationStanford Stadium4 min drive
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)32 min drive

Room options

Cozy Room, 1 Queen Bed

  • 160 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Comfy Deluxe 1 King Bed)

  • 200 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Palo Alto

Hotel Keen is located in Downtown North, a neighborhood in Palo Alto, and is near a metro station and near theme parks. Stanford Theatre and Hoover Tower are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include California's Great America and Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo. NASA Ames Research and NASA Ames Visitor Center are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golf lessons, golfing, and winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Stanford Shopping Center - 7 min walk
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford - 3 min drive
  • Stanford Stadium - 4 min drive
  • Stanford University - 4 min drive
  • Stanford University Medical Center - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Palo Alto Station - 4 min walk
  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 32 min drive


  • Evvia - 2 min walk
  • Pizzeria Delfina - 5 min walk
  • True Food Kitchen - 10 min walk
  • Oren's Hummus Shop - 3 min walk
  • Salt & Straw - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Keen

Hotel rejuvenated in 2022 and located near Stanford University
Hotel Keen provides amenities like free continental breakfast and a free manager's reception. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Express check-out, express check-in, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • A water dispenser, an elevator, and a porter/bellhop
  • Coworking spaces, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff
Room features
All 42 rooms offer comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as perks like free WiFi and free bottled water.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers
  • 37-inch LCD TVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, limited housekeeping, and desks



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


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking available (USD 25 per day)
  • Street parking available
  • Onsite parking options include a garage

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Free manager's reception (select days)

Things to do

  • Wine tasting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Multilingual staff
  • One-time housekeeping
  • Porter/bellhop

Business services

  • Coworking space


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Communal living room
  • Renovated entire property - April 2022
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Premium bedding


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Partially-open bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower only
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste on request
  • Towels


  • iPod dock
  • LCD TV with premium digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board on request

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