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Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Original post made on Apr 9, 2012

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel. A major California hotel chain, Joie de Vivre, which owns 31 properties, will take over the eight-story Casa Olga at 180 Hamilton Ave.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 9, 2012, 9:23 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by chris, a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:17 am

It looks like the owner of Asian Box has bought the Rangoon restaurant on Waverley and will call it Altar.

How about some reporting on that?


Posted by commonsense, a resident of Professorville
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:31 am

Rangoon is on Bryant


Posted by chris, a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:46 am

Sorry, commonsense. Yes on Bryant.


Posted by Joseph, a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 9, 2012 at 12:20 pm

A high end hotel would be great in that spot! More tax revenues for PA, and probably some private security presence. What's not to like about it?


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 9, 2012 at 1:58 pm

Hopefully this Sancho's will figure out how to make a real torta - it doesn't belong on a French roll.


Posted by poori, a resident of College Terrace
on Apr 9, 2012 at 2:38 pm

open building for the poor. your country is greedy.


Posted by chris, a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 6:42 pm

poori,

have you noticed that Palo Alto has a lot of units for people with low and moderate income?

Check the Palo Alto Housing Corporation website.

There are other communities around here where your message would make more sense.


Posted by free, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm

free housing is the point. never seen a DOG pay rent!


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