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Located in Central Palo Alto, el PRADO offers contemporary guest rooms with GLink iPhone and Android docking stations. A state-of-the-art fitness center is located on site. The campus of Stanford University is just 6 minutes’ drive away.

Guest rooms at el PRADO feature HDTVs and an in-room safe. Guests can enjoy the fully stocked mini-bar and 24-hour ice service. A private balcony is offered in all rooms.

Start your day with fresh-brewed coffee and breakfast specialties in our Breakfast Coffee Bar. In the evening, gather for tapas-style sharing plates, Spanish wine flights and signature cocktails at our Spanish Tapas Bar. For authentic Italian cuisine, try Il Fornaio with indoor and outdoor lunch and dinner dining.

In-room massage can be arranged through the concierge service. The concierge can also arrange restaurant reservations and private car service.

Stanford Shopping Center is 7 minutes’ drive away from the property. Silicon Valley and businesses such as Google are 15 minutes’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

el PRADO has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 6, 2007

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose el PRADO

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Stanford Shopping Center
    0.7 miles
  • Facebook
    0.8 miles
  • Stanford Stadium
    0.9 miles
  • Stanford University
    1.5 miles
  • Gryphon Stringed Instruments
    2.1 miles
  • Googleplex Google Headquarters
    4.5 miles
  • Shoreline Amphitheatre
    4.5 miles
  • San Mateo County History Museum
    4.7 miles
  • Computer History Museum
    5.1 miles
  • Computer History Museum
    5.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Blue Bottle Coffee
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport
    14 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport
    17 miles
  • Oakland International Airport
    19.2 miles
How to get to el PRADO from Mineta San Jose International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Il Fornaio

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of el PRADO
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 28 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules el PRADO takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express el PRADO accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.