El Prado

El Prado

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States
+1 650 322 9000

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About El Prado

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated near Palo Alto Caltrain Station, this charming 4-star hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace. It also features an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour business centre and valet parking.

There are a variety of facilities available to guests of Garden Court Hotel, such as an airport shuttle, a BBQ/picnic area and a 24-hour reception. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer assistance.

Rooms provide a spa bath, a refrigerator and a mini bar. They all offer movies-on-demand and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel also has several connecting rooms to accommodate families.

Those wanting to eat at the hotel can take advantage of the on-site restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each evening, guests are invited to relax in the cosy lounge bar. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and cafés in the vicinity.

Garden Court Hotel is within walking distance of the HP Garage and Willow Garage. Ramona Street Architectural District is also located only a short distance away.

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Amenities at El Prado

  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Carbon monoxide detector


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Beauty salon

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of El Prado

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9.6 Excellent
Pros:The rooms are spacious and comfortable, and the staff is excellent.


520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

What's nearby

  • Lathrop House246 m
  • Museum of American Heritage0.4 km
  • Stanford Theatre0.5 km
  • HP Garage0.7 km
  • Nature Gallery1.1 km
  • Arboretum Grove1.1 km
  • Stanford Shopping Center1.2 km
  • Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center1.3 km
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo1.4 km
  • Stanford Stadium1.5 km
  • Rinconada Park1.6 km
  • Stanford Mausoleum1.6 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at El Prado

  • El Prado is located at 520 Cowper Street, 1.6 km from the centre of Palo Alto. Lathrop House is the closest landmark to El Prado.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at El Prado.

  • Yes, El Prado offers free Wi-Fi.

  • El Prado is 22.5 km from San Jose. El Prado is 27.3 km from San Francisco.

  • Yes, El Prado is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Distance to city centre

1.6 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

22.5 km