Rated 9.0 in 22 reviews. 62 rooms.


Located in Central Palo Alto, el PRADO offers contemporary guest rooms with GLink iPhone and Android docking stations. A state-of-the-art fitness centre 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 minibar and 24-hour ice service. A private balcony is offered in all rooms.

Garden Court features coffee, tea and breakfast pastry service in the lobby each morning. Guests will also appreciate evening afternoon sweets and evening port services. Guests can also dine at Il Fornaio, the Italian restaurant located within the hotel.

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.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near el PRADO

  1. Blue Bottle Coffee

    Instead of the default espresso (Hayes Valley blend) for your espresso drinks, try asking the single origin bean! It rotates, it's always delicious, and it lets you change up your "regular"

    70 m from hotel
    456 University Ave

  2. Tamarine Restaurant

    The Banana Beignets + Coconut ice cream here is *easily* the best dessert dish I've had in my lifetime

    113 m from hotel
    546 University Ave

  3. Vino Locale

    Great people watching.

    148 m from hotel
    431 Kipling St

  4. Sancho's Taqueria

    Tasty fish taco

    199 m from hotel
    491 Lytton Ave

  5. Apple Palo Alto

    “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” Be inspired by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford University Commencement address.

    240 m from hotel
    340 University Avenue

  6. Oren's Hummus Shop

    best hummus I've ever had outside of Israel. the meat hummus and mushroom hummus are ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY AMAZING!

    385 m from hotel
    261 University Ave

  7. The Wine Room

    Sometimes they'll tell you that they are out of food, and then serve other people. Lame!

    417 m from hotel
    520 Ramona St

  8. Stanford Theatre

    Go here to see true classic cinema. The theatre is beautiful and completely restored and complete with Wurlitzer organ and organist that play before and after each film. $7 tickets for any movie!

    446 m from hotel
    221 University Ave

  9. Palo Alto Creamery

    Mint chip milkshake made w/ homemade ice cream, egg salad sandwich w/ black olives on sourdough & extra pickles on the side, steak fries, any baked goods like cookies, pies. Oh so good & open late!

    0.5 km from hotel
    566 Emerson St

  10. Pizzeria Delfina

    Excellent pizza, their Salsiccia is outstanding. Add Fra'Mani Salame Piccante for extra kick. Don't miss the Prosciutto Pie, perfect arugula and prosciutto combo.

    0.5 km from hotel
    651 Emerson St

  11. Evvia Estiatorio

    Three words: Get the lamb. It’s marvelous and the best lamb that Fiona, our Community Lead, has ever had.

    0.5 km from hotel
    420 Emerson St

  12. Tin Pot Creamery

    Wow! Four barrel coffee was sublime.

    1 km from hotel
    855 El Camino Real #121