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Welcome to el Prado Hotel

A Modern Hotel in Downtown Palo Alto

The newly transformed el Prado Hotel bursts with life and energy, now standing as one of the most unique and captivating hotels in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. Named one of "the seven best boutique hotels in the United States" by TheStreet and recognized by Forbes as a top hotel in Silicon Valley, the enchanting oasis of el Prado eludes elegant Spanish-style architecture and charming accents immersing visitors in a world of rich European-inspired ambiance.

As you step into our bright and airy interiors, a sense of calm and inspiration envelops you from the moment you arrive. The vibrant space effortlessly blends Old World charm with modern comfort, giving you a feeling of being in a stately Spanish home infused with contemporary style and sophistication.

Inspired by the concept of “the meadow”, el Prado embodies a tranquil respite, inviting you to breathe in the serenity of a peaceful haven along your journey. Whether you're seeking a getaway, a place to escape, or a luxurious staycation, our Palo Alto hotel provides an unforgettable experience that will soothe your soul and rejuvenate your spirit. So come, relax, and indulge in the intimacy and opulence of el PRADO, where classical elegance and contemporary luxury intertwine to create a truly unforgettable experience.

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An elevated stay in downtown Palo Alto

Our Guest Room and Suites

Charming and intimate yet contemporary, our 62 rooms and suites feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, coffeemakers and work desks. Room service is available. 

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Relax and unwind at our downtown Palo Alto hotel

Our Amenities

Our top priority is ensuring your absolute comfort and convenience during your stay, which is why we have designed our extensive range of amenities with meticulous attention to detail. Discover the full extent of our luxury offerings and prepare to be delighted.

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Savor the moment with sophisticated dining options

Cocktails and Cuisine

Enjoy a great selection of  breakfast options and freshly brewed coffee, proudly served from Coffeebar, served directly to your room. And, in the evening relax in the comfort of your guest room or suite with dinner and drinks from our in-room dining menu. 

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Hosting a meeting in downtown Palo Alto? Discover the perfect blend of style, sophistication and setting at el PRADO.

Corporate Events

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Intimate Weddings & Events

One of downtown Palo Alto's only luxury boutique hotel, el PRADO offers a unique and inspiring backdrop for your wedding or special event.

Featured Offers

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Suite Deals for All

Indulge in an unparalleled level of luxury by upgrading your stay to a suite, all while enjoying a reduced rate.

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Breakfast in Bed Package

Ease into the day with a freshy prepared breakfast, delivered in-suite.

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Minimoon Package

A romantic retreat that offers champagne & deluxe accommodations