el PRADO Hotel

520 Cowper Street, Silicon Valley, USA
Palo Alto
62 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Silicon Valley as a concept might be the virtual capital city of the future, but Palo Alto as it actually exists can feel a touch anti-climactic, and its hotels are often disappointingly ordinary. But one hotel in Palo Alto feels suitably grand, at least once you’re through its doors: the El Prado’s vaguely postmodern NorCal Mediterranean-villa façade conceals a very contemporary luxury boutique hotel, whose interiors — especially in the guest rooms, which are remarkably stylish — recall some of Europe’s better high-end small hotels.

Given that it’s more or less the only hotel of its kind in town, it attracts a rather eclectic clientele, including tech-industry executives with a taste for a bit of grandeur and guests of Stanford University. And it’s quite capable of catering to all their needs, with capacious business facilities and a walkable location that’s convenient to the local shops and restaurants. It may not be a window into the future, exactly, but it makes a compelling case for the present.

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el PRADO Hotel
520 Cowper Street, Silicon Valley, USA
Palo Alto

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Business center
  • Golf nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking

Need to Know

  • WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
  • Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 35 per day.
  • Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Children of any age are allowed.
  • Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an available cot.
  • Children up to and including 17 years old stay for free when using an existing bed.
  • People no matter the age stay for free when using an available extra bed.
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00

Credit cards accepted

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