El Prado

El Prado


520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA, United States

ExcellentBased on 71 reviews


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About El Prado

This charming hotel in Palo Alto offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a rooftop terrace. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover...

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To Downtown1.0 mi
Nearest airportSan Jose
Distance to airport14.0 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 650 322 9000

Amenities at El Prado

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Fan
  • Cribs available
  • Feather pillow
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pants press
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • Raised toilet
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Golf
  • Fitness center


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Beauty salon
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for El Prado

ExcellentBased on 71 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Beautiful hotel, fantastic staff, excellent housekeeping" (in 8 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, clean rooms, great location" (in 8 reviews)
  • Room was beautiful and very comfortable! (in 7 reviews)
Cons -
  • My sons name last name is not Blank. (in 2 reviews)
  • Both mornings at 8.40am the housekeeping staff knocked to clean my room. (in 2 reviews)
  • Then I but guest as Max. (in 1 review)

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Where is El Prado

Most Popular Landmarks

Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market0.2 mi
Stanford Shopping Center0.8 mi
Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center0.8 mi
Stanford Stadium0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at El Prado

How close is El Prado to the nearest airport, San Jose Airport?

At just 14 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, San Jose Airport, to El Prado is 0h 27m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from San Jose Airport to El Prado?

Getting from San Jose Airport to El Prado can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $47/day in Palo Alto. Luckily, El Prado has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, San Jose Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

Is El Prado considered pet-friendly?

Hotel guests at El Prado are welcome to bring most pets like cats and dogs. If you have another type of pet, is it suggested you contact the front desk.

What is the El Prado phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +1 650 322 9000 to talk to a El Prado front desk representative.

Does El Prado have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, El Prado has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at El Prado?

Yes, there is a gym available to El Prado guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at El Prado?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at El Prado, guests should plan for any time after 3:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at El Prado, Palo Alto?

A good deal at El Prado right now is between $318 and $548 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at El Prado?

Yes, food can be ordered from the El Prado restaurant. Opening times may vary. A bar is also available on-site.

Does El Prado have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at El Prado that can be used by guests. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

How far is El Prado from Stanford Stadium?

You can walk to Stanford Stadium while staying at El Prado - you’ll be about 1 mi away.