El Prado

El Prado

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

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based on 22 reviews

El Prado
Fri 10/22
Sat 10/23
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About El Prado

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • 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 is also within walking distance of Palo Alto's popular tourist spots.

There are a variety of facilities available to guests of Garden Court Hotel, such as valet parking, a 24-hour business centre and an express check-in and check-out feature. Staff are available 24/7 and can book tours and tickets. Also on offer on-site are a BBQ/picnic area, an airport shuttle and a concierge.

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 cozy lounge bar. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and cafés in the vicinity.

Tourist attractions near Garden Court Hotel include HP Garage and Willow Garage. The local area is also famous for its shopping.

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Rooms available at El Prado

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Amenities at El Prado

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

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


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


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee shop


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Beauty salon


  • Alarm clock

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness center

Reviews of El Prado

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520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

What's nearby

  • Lathrop House269 yd
  • Museum of American Heritage0.3 mi
  • Stanford Theatre0.3 mi
  • HP Garage0.4 mi
  • Nature Gallery0.7 mi
  • Arboretum Grove0.7 mi
  • Stanford Shopping Center0.8 mi
  • Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center0.8 mi
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo0.9 mi
  • Stanford Stadium0.9 mi
  • Rinconada Park1 mi
  • Stanford Mausoleum1 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at El Prado

  • El Prado is located at 520 Cowper Street, 1 miles from the center of Palo Alto. Lathrop House is the closest landmark to El Prado.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at El Prado.

  • Yes, El Prado offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, El Prado does not offer free parking.

  • No, El Prado does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • El Prado is 14 miles from San Jose. El Prado is 17 miles from San Francisco.

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

  • No, El Prado does not have a pool onsite.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

1.0 mi

Location rating


Nearest Airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

14.0 mi