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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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Palo Alto, United States
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Was there for one night, very quick but great experience, will return. Staff were nice, room was nice, internet was fast, food was tasty, didn't go into the pool...rooms we're that well sound proofed...everything else was good.

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Palo Alto, United States
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Charming and unique. We loved our room. Friendly staff, a real gem. Very clean room and lovely setting. Restaurant service needs improvement but otherwise a great place. Convenient to Stanford and very quaint.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Every time I travel to the bay area, I've always stay at this hotel. The hotel has a nice Asian style garden, rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable, hotel staff very friendly. Online booking policy has become more strict: cancellation only possible 30 days prior to the reserved check-in date, this was somewhat unpleasant...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $189 - $665 (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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“Ask for a room overlooking the water. Many of the first floor rooms have balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthz698, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Garden Rooms overlooking the water gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles bclane613, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the second floor had an excellent view of the pool and gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles 150carolineh, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would go for a 2nd floor room next stay.”
 of 5 bubbles ohsusanna733, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor lagoon is a great serene break from a business day”
 of 5 bubbles D9292YTdavidv, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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