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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a picturesque hotel reminiscent of a boutique European hotel, set right in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. Everything about it is first class, from amenities to service to setting. It's walkable to restaurants and shops, but we were happy to see an Il Fornaio restaurant attached to it as it was pouring rain. We were visitng our...

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Tilda, thank you very much for the review! We're so happy that your stay with us was so positive and you were able to enjoy our amenities. We look forward to seeing you again! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

Fresno, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto was an excellent experience. The housekeeping did a terrific job of keeping everything clean, and Angelo at the front was just wonderful. I would highly recommend staying here.

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Patrick, thank you for your review! We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff was so good to you. We look forward to seeing you again! Best wishes, Jeffery P. General Manager

Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Garden Court to celebrate my 1 year anniversary with my girlfriend. The Manager Jose Sandoval, has amazing customer service and surprised my girlfriend and I with sweets n champagne to make our one year anniversary more special.

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that lovely review! We're thrilled that your anniversary stay was so special and we look forward to your next visit with us. Please consider us again for next year's anniversary! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to get a room here last minute while enjoying an evening out downtown Palo Alto. The front desk staff were very friendly and welcoming. We got a gorgeous room with a balcony overlooking a little courtyard. I'd love to go back

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Kelleen, we're so glad to hear we were able to accommodate you and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the nicest hotels that we have stayed at in years. Chose the hotel based on the convenient location to downtown Palo Alto. The room, bedding, bathroom and sitting area was all top quality and high end in my opinion. All of the staff was courteous and helpful with whatever we needed. Quick to bring up an extra blanket...

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Richard, thanks so much for your review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Best, Jeffery P. General Manager

Gilroy, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was awesome and the hotel is amazing. We only stayed one night and wish it had been longer, there is so much to do and see in the area that a few more days would have been perfect. Tammy the manager was so helpful and accommodating. just the best experience all the way around.

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Kelly, thank you for the lovely review! We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was so helpful. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a great hotel. The rooms are very comfortable. Coffee and breakfast around the corner in the morning. Great reception staff. Great service. Feeling like home. Great neighborhood just steps away from the hotel.

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I wrote a review of the Garden Court in November 2014, and I want to follow up now with an update. As was the case then, my wife and I still spend about one week per month in Palo Alto visiting clients, and we would never contemplate staying anywhere other than at the Garden Court. The staff is incredible --...

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Jeff, thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're very happy to hear that you consistently enjoy your stays with us. We sincerely appreciate your loyalty and look forward to serving your needs for many years to come! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Elegant and classic option in Palo Alto with charming decoration, bit too much street noise(our room faced the parking lot in the back and besides the busy come and go of the cars the garbage trucks also had a serious party there from early am) The rooms are super nicely designed, sleek and elegant with a beautiful bathroom and a...

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we sincerely appreciate your feedback. We're glad to hear you were pleased with our luxury amenities and could fix up your bed the way you were most comfortable. We'll certainly be sure to follow up with our front desk staff, as they should always be only warm and professional. Thank you again and we...

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Our son recently was married in Menlo Park, and we had the reception, for about a hundred people, in the upstairs Grove Ballroom at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto. We also booked a block of rooms for relatives coming from out of town. By all accounts our guests had a great time! The table settings, salad and entrees...

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Jeffery P, General Manager at Garden Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review! We're thrilled that we could help make your son's wedding so special and that everything went so smoothly, which is what we always strive for. We hope you'll consider visiting us again for a stay when the need arises! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Garden Court Hotel and Event Venue rated in 2014 - Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide. Located in downtown Palo Alto's tree lined streets this luxury boutique hotel offers 62 guestrooms and suites. Ideal for business travelers, meetings in Silicon Valley, leisure guests exploring the area and brides looking for a romantic wedding. With contemporary chic design, charm, luxurious amenities, attention to detail, spectacular location and privacy this ultimate urban retreat is amazing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Court Hotel

Address: 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $341 - $1,175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Garden Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Garden Court Palo Alto
Hotel Garden Court
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#1 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Luxury Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
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“Rooms outside the elevators are next to the morning coffee service.”
 of 5 bubbles richardtp2017, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“really, any room; however, if possible avoid rooms facing Cowper Street.”
 of 5 bubbles JeffS674, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a courtyard view”
 of 5 bubbles R1570EFVik, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very clean and very up to date with the amenities!”
 of 5 bubbles jpirotta83, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If a bathtub is important to you make sure to ask for one.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyLen, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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