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Plantation, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our family of five just spent a week at Dinah's Garden Hotel and we loved it! Our teenage daughter was attending a week-long journalism camp at Stanford, so we turned this into a family trip to see friends and visit Northern California -Dinah's is located about 10-15 mins from Sanford and convenient to all major highways, as well as most...

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Modesto, United States
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I was impressed by the positive reviews on TripAdvisor and I wasn't disappointed. It isn't fancy, but the room was very clean, we stayed with our baby and dog and didn't have any issues with either. Parking was convenient to the room, there are lots of stories and restaurants nearby. Loved the koi ponds and ducks and the pool. The...

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Belleair Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I had a garden room overlooking the pool and restaurant. It was so lovely. The room was impeccable. I liked the fact that you could park close to the room and I actually enjoyed the sounds of children swimming and families enjoying themselves over a meal. This was my first trip to Palo Alto, and I truly enjoyed this setting....

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Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I stayed at Dinah's this past week on business trip. The staff was pleasant and helpful and the grounds were a throw back Zen. A very nice pool area with water gardens near my building (Building 200) which gave a nice sound backdrop all night. The room was small, but useable and the bathroom recently updated. The air conditioning unit...

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Arroyo Grande, United States
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We always leave Dinah's Garden Hotel feeling more rested and healthier than when we arrived. The rooms are gorgeous and spotless, the Poolside Restaurant has a terrific menu, and the grounds are just lovely. Our visits, for medical reasons at Stanford, become more of a retreat and mini-vacation and we love staying at Dinah's.

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Was a great place to unwind awaiting test results from standford eye doctors my wife an i always dreaded coming to palo alto we love the beach the ponds and sounds of water going into the ponds at dinahs and the large room helped us forget all about the tests. Our room was spot less

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very well located, free shuttle service, people at the front desk very friendly. Beautiful hotel. Pool side restaurant with life music on Thursdays. Very close to Stanford. Free parking and Wi-Fi. My room was in the first floor with stairs but got help to carry the luggage, very friendly staff.

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Raleigh, United States
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I travel to Palo Alto on business a lot and I try to stay in a lagoon view room when I do. I find the view very peaceful after a long day and I enjoy having my morning coffee while I listen to the sound of the fountains in the water. The room service food is excellent and after finding...

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St. Helena, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stay here when I am getting treated at Stanford Cancer Center. The Hotel makes a difficult experience more palatable. The front desk is exceptional. The food in the Poolside restaurant was way better than we expected and we live in St. Helena where food is taken very seriously.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This hotel was a great surprise, I was in town for a Stanford camp and we stayed here for our time. One of the best breakfast's in town and great service at the restaurant. Garden was amazing and kids loved the ducks and koi!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated since 1957, Dinah’s Garden Hotel in Palo Alto is a lush oasis in Silicon Valley, and was voted “Best Hotel in Palo Alto!” Dinah’s is located near Stanford and the headquarters for the world’s leading businesses. We are California Green Certified and feature gardens, Koi-filled lagoons, well-appointed guestrooms, banquet facilities, two restaurants, and art from around the world. All 97 guestrooms and 32 suites are inspired by decorum from around the globe – creating environments that are both relaxing and productive. Visitors and locals alike love dining casually at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant or enjoying a first class meal at THE SEA by Alexander’s Steakhouse. Although Dinah’s Garden Hotel is a historic location, we hope you enjoy our modern amenities such as brand new 42” LED televisions, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and Business Center in the lobby. Come discover why we have been a destination creating a unique brand of hospitality for more than 55 years! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dinah's Garden Hotel

Address: 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4495
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $170 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dinah's Garden Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Hotel Dinahs Garden
Dinahs Garden Hotel
Dinahs Garden Palo Alto
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#1 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
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“Ground floor lagoon is a great serene break from a business day”
 of 5 bubbles D9292YTdavidv, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a suite. Some also have fireplaces which are great for handling the morning and evening chills during the winter season.”
 of 5 bubbles hastykayaker, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that have a patio on the ground floor that look onto one of the creeks would be my recommendation.”
 of 5 bubbles T6518KQmarkb, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get room overlooking central koi pond (pretty & quiet)”
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“Choose on one of the themed suites”
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