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Altadena, California
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Dinahs relaxes you the minute you drive in. The grounds are tropical, lush and so well maintained. The staff is very courteous and friendly. Our room was very spacious, and clean. It had lovely artwork and all the amenities one might need. We were traveling with our dog, and it is wonderful that they provide dog friendly rooms. We enjoyed...

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Guilford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

In an area where chain hotels abound, it's a treat to stay in a family-owned hotel with lots of charm and character. The rooms are set amidst lovely gardens. Everyone on the staff is extremely helpful. All in all, a terrific place to stay.

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DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Caroline for sharing your thoughts regarding your recent experience at Dinah's. "Charm" and "character" are two aspects of our service that we cherish, and we are glad that you enjoyed the property and our staff. Please get in touch with us when you plan to visit the area again. Best Regards, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Dinah's on New Year's Eve. Looking for something quiet and serene and that's exactly what we got! The property was lovely to walk around with the lagoon and the pool though it was too cold to swim. It was very quiet and just what we were looking for. If you are looking to get away from everything,...

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Mount Pleasant, SC, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Older property in a "motor lodge" style, but has been modified with water features and landscaping to be more Asian/Indian in appearance and definitely peaceful. Parking can be difficult and is limited on site. Nice fruit in the room and dark chocolate and dark chocolate mint every day.

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Holland, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Comfy bed, cleanest sheets ever, great pillows, loved the chocolates, fresh fruit in the room, coffee. Internet was great. TV stations were plentiful. Only complaint was finding the lobby late at night and having to ring a bell to be let in. Glad this is in a safe area.

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dinah's is beautifully landscaped and provides a tranquil hospitality experience. The Poolside Restaurant is in a gorgeous setting and serves food prepared with fresh ingredients. The staff went out of their way to make our experience top notch.

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Venice, CA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely, charming hotel. Quiet, Beautiful grounds. Well situated.Tons of amenities. Enough mirrors! Shelf in bathroom to put your stuff. Great in room coffee. Spacious. Loved it. My type of place. Recommend it for those that like hotels with character that have a different vibe from the usual

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Bangalore, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cozy and very comfortable hotel near to both restaurants, shopping, businesses. Friendly staff and I felt very comfortable during my short stay at this hotel. The restaurant is good and has an excellent breakfast.

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DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay with us at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are pleased to hear that we were able to make your stay comfortable and are glad that you had a chance to visit our Poolside Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back when your travels bring...

Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four nights while visiting family. The pool provided a great Sunday morning playground for several young family members. One evening we bought picnic fixings from a nearby Whole Foods and had a grand time hanging out in the room and the covered private area right outside the room. The room was a nice contrast to chain hotels. Staff...

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DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your five star review of your recent stay with us at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We're thrilled to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your room, our pool, and our wonderful Poolside Restaurant. We hope you will be visiting your family and Dinah's again in the very near future. All the Best, Steve Mathews Front Office...

Sand City, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I stayed here last night while visiting Stanford for medical tests. We had two days so decided to treat ourselves with an overnight at Dinahs. We had a perfect quiet room with a patio which had a private waterfall, lots of koi visitors and soft smell of blossoms floating by. It was our heaven. The swimming...

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DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Nina for the kind words and five star review of your recent stay at Dinah's. We are so happy to hear that we were able to make your visit to Stanford Hospital as relaxing and pleasant as possible and that you were able to enjoy your room, the property, our pool, and the wonderful food (and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $202 - $663 (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 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
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“Near the pond is very pretty.”
kalvarez60, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms, as far as I know, are verry good”
paulamJ9844ZJ, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is close to or on the water”
FlyTricoptera, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pool rooms are smaller, if you want a big room, stay in a outer buildings.”
_kdahlcollins, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suite was great - do check out location as some rooms are right on parking lot.”
779NateB, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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