4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palo Alto
Document Title
4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The proposed project would involve demolition of an existing restaurant building and construction of a five-story hotel building at 4256 El Camino Real in Palo Alto. The hotel would include 100 guest rooms, underground parking with mechanical lifts, and an exterior courtyard. Hotel amenities would include a fitness room, business center, restaurant/cafe, and bar. The total gross square feet (sf) of the project would be approximately 51,300 sf. The building roof height would be 50 feet, with mechanical equipment and an associated mechanical screen extending no more than 8 feet above the maximum ridge of the roof. The rear of the building would include an outdoor patio area with a pedestrian path, seating, a lounge area, and a gathering space with a fire pit for use by hotel guests. Parking would include 85 parking stalls plus 17 valet aisle spaces for a total of 102 vehicle spaces located in a two-level subterranean garage accessible via a driveway from El Camino Real.

Contact Information

Samuel J. Gutierrez
Agency Name
City of Palo Alto
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Randy Popp
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Parcel #
Other Location Info
The project site is located at 4256 El Camino Real in the City of Palo Alto in Santa Clara County. The project site encompasses approximately 0.60 acres on one assessor's parcel (Assessor's Parcel Number 167-08-042). The site is located along El Camino Real northeast of the intersection of El Camino Real and Dinahs Court and approximately 0.25 miles southeast of the intersection of El Camino Real and Arastradero Road/West Charleston Road.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document

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