El Prado

El Prado

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States
+1 650 322 9000
C$ 336

rate per night


based on 53 reviews

El Prado
Tue 24/5
Wed 25/5
ProviderNightly total
Booking.comC$ 415
TravelCLICKC$ 480

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 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

Tue 24/5
Wed 25/5
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C$ 480/night

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C$ 719/night

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Double Rooms(C$ 585)
Double room
1 king bed

1 king bed


C$ 585/night

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2 queen beds

2 queen beds


C$ 336/night

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C$ 486/night

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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
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


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

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr 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 sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Carbon monoxide detector


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants 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 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, 1.6 km from the centre 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.

  • 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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Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.6 km

Location rating


Nearest Airport

San Jose

Distance to airport

22.5 km