Welcome to Hotel Keen

Downtown Palo Alto Hotel

Step into downtown Palo Alto’s Hotel Keen and discover our Keen Sense of Style. Sleek, modern and compact, our intimate boutique hotel sits at the nexus of Silicon Valley and Stanford University. With a simple, form-meets-function aesthetic, we offer a blank canvas for innovators and entrepreneurs to share, come alive and thrive.

A Keen Sense of Style

Hotel Keen is a contemporary landmark at the center of a Palo Alto landscape buzzing with high-tech energy and creativity. It’s a place where the Stanford campus and the bistros, cafés, and fashionable restaurants of University Avenue can be reached with just a short walk, and the corporations and start-ups of Sand Hill Road and Silicon Valley are accessed within minutes.

Hotel Keen… A place like no other in the heart of Palo Alto.


Near University Avenue

Hotel Keen is located in the heart of Downtown Palo Alto, making it easy for guests to explore local retail shops, coffee houses, restaurants, and entertainment options on foot. Plus, we're just minutes away from Google and Meta Headquarters, and a number of other Silicon Valley destinations.


Sophisticated Style with Thoughtful Amenities

Our 41 guest rooms and single Wellness Studio were designed with a simple, functional European-style game plan featuring clean lines, intricate details, and sophisticated furnishings.



Hotel Keen Offers

Enhance Your Stay with Our Palo Alto Hotel Deals

Summer Weekend Deal - Rates from $127

Book your next weekend trip to Palo Alto and save BIG with room rates starting at just $127 per night. Book now through July 31, 2024 for stays through Sept. 2, 2024. Offer valid for Thurs - Sun stays only. Hurry - this offer won't last long!  

Summer Sale - Rates from $135

Book your next trip to Palo Alto and save 16% with rates starting at just $135 per night. Book now through July 31, 2024 for stay dates through September 8, 2024. Offer is pre-paid and non-refundable. Hurry – this offer won’t last long!

Summer Concert Package Hotel Keen

Summer Concert Package

Hotel Keen is just a short drive from the area's best event and concert venues like The Guild Theatre, Frost, and Shoreline Amphitheatre. Book our concert package for discounted rates, late check-out, and extra amenities.

Effortless Convenience

simple comforts and then some

Streamlined efficiency and easy comfort welcome you to downtown Palo Alto’s most conveniently located hotel. With lush bedding, a fully stocked grab-and-go market, complimentary breakfast, and a weekday wine experience, a stay at Hotel Keen is all about convenience and comfort for the busy traveler. Enjoy a relaxed night of comfort in the bustling hub of Silicon Valley.

Wine Reception


Plush Comfort

In-Room Entertainment

24-hour Nespresso

Pure Convenience

Group Rooms

Reserve group room blocks up to 20 Rooms

Need to book multiple rooms? Complete a request using the link below and receive exclusive group room rates. Unfortunately, we do not have meeting space but are happy to accommodate group room requests.

Meeting Space

HanaHaus Palo Alto

HanaHaus is a community co-working space just 0.4 miles from our hotel, in downtown Palo Alto. This innovative workspace offers open office space rental by the hour, private meeting rooms, venue rental, and a boutique coffee experience.