4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Palo Alto, City of (City of Palo Alto)
Document Title
4256 El Camino Real Hotel Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Project Applicant
Randy Popp
Present Land Use
Service Commercial

Document Description
The proposed project would involve demolition of the existing restaurant building and construction of a 5-story hotel building, including a subterranean parking garage. The hotel would include 97 guest rooms, some with balconies, 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 size of the project would be approximately 51,900 square feet. 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 outdoor restaurant seating, 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 103 vehicle spaces located in a two level subterranean garage accessible via a driveway from El Camino Real.

Contact Information
Samuel J. Gutierrez
City of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Avenue, Fifth Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone : (650) 329-2225


37°24'25.9"N 122°7'15.6"W
Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
El Camino Real and Dinahs Court
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-82, US-101
Deer Creek, Matadero Creek, Adobe Creek, Permanente Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (51,900 Sq. Ft., 0.60 Acres, 42 Employees)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Department of Transportation, District 4


Environmental Document
4256 El Camino Draft EIR December 18 2019   PDF 10381 K Appendix A Notice of Preparation (NOP) & NOP Responses   PDF 1317 K Appendix B Initial Study   PDF 16792 K Appendix C Tree Protection and Preservation Plan   PDF 5590 K Appendix D Cultural Resources Assessment   PDF 3301 K Appendix E Geotechnical Investigation   PDF 3038 K Appendix F Noise Measurement Data and Noise Model Output   PDF 211 K Appendix G Transportation Analysis   PDF 1286 K Final 4256 ECR NOA signed   PDF 179 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 587 K
NOC DEIR 4256 ECR   PDF 184 K
State Comments
2018122054_Caltrans_04-SCL-2017-00715_El_Camino_Real_Hotel_Project_DEIR_Comment_Letter   PDF 628 K

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