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Dinah's Garden Hotel

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Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed here for our PA high school reunion as we have in the past. The gardens and ponds are great, the staff is helpful and the food at Dinah's is wonderful. They have great meals poolside! Our room was very nice in the suite building, but have also stayed poolside which is nice as well.

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

Thank you for the kind words regarding your most recent stay at Dinah's. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time while attending your high school reunion and hope that you will visit us again soon. All the Best, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

Richmond VA
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful setting in a very convenient location. Room amenities are excellent: single serve Keurig, refrigerator stocked with basic drinks, wine glasses, bottle opener, even silverware. Bathroom is very well laid out with compact but ample storage. The setting, though is the real highlight: a garden pathway to the pool, lovely restaurants. Will definitely stay here again when we return.

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

Many thanks for the kind words regarding your most recent trip to Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the room amenities as well as our grounds and both restaurants on property: The Poolside Restaurant and Alexander's By the Sea. Please do come back to visit us soon. Best Wishes, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager...

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had a garden room with a patio by the pond. Lovely room with ample space. Spent time every morning on the patio with the ducks. Nice facility with multiple smaller buildings set in a park-like environment around a pond. Also has a poolside restaurant at the front end of the facility.

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your most recent stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and were able to spend some time with our celebrity ducks who keep everyone quite entertained in our koi ponds on property. Please come back to visit us when your travels bring you back to...

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Dinah's. We were in town to attend a football game, and the location was an easy drive to Levi's Stadium. We enjoyed the unique feel of the hotel, and the serene little spots scattered throughout the property to sit and relax. Our room was on the first floor and had a small patio with...

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your most recent stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are pleased to hear your positive comments on the hotel, restaurant, and our staff. We are located close to many attractions in the area, including Levi's Stadium. We hope that you will come back to visit soon, and if you do come back for...

Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful hotel with subtropical landscaping and spacious, luxurious rooms. Thoroughly ours was in the oldest part of the hotel, it had been thoroughly renovated. Fast wifi, lovely balcony, in room coffee, and large bathroom. The koi in the lagoon are huge; it was nice to see the ducks, too. The lobby has coffee and tea 24/7, and prepackaged, very mediocre...

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

Thank you Friendly Visitor for your friendly words regarding your most recent trip to Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed your room and our amenities and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. All the Best, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Really only slept in the room, which was a spacious suite, nicely updated. Interesting spa bath with steam option as well as a waterfall seat experience. Unique. Beds were comfy and I had great sleeps all 3 nights there. Didn't eat at the hotel, so cannot comment on the food but my traveling companion had eaten at the steak and...

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

Thank you for sharing your most recent experience at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are glad that you were able to enjoy the room and get some good rest, and hope that next time you will be able to enjoy the Poolside Restaurant as well. Many Thanks, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great hotel that I was lucky to find for this time around in Palo Alto. Food is tasty and fresh, room was great, and the pool is clean and warm. Parking was easy, staff friendly, and the coffee and tea early the morning was a nice touch for someone still on Eastern time and up at 5am. Really hope to...

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

Many thanks for sharing your thoughts on your most recent stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel, pool, and restaurant and we also hope that you will come back and stay with us the next time you are visiting the area. Best Regards, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

laxenburg, Austria
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My sixth time here - and always love it. The garden, the pool and the fish ponds give it a feeling that you are in a jungle resort, in the middle of the city. If you are not from California you will enjoy your opportunity to spot a humming bird - for us this was a unique experience. Each room...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your room, the grounds, and our Poolside Restaurant. We do apologize about the inability to move your room during your last stay. It is my understanding that the hotel was at full capacity during that...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The hotel is very pleasant and relaxing and somewhat historic as it was built in 1957. The staff is especially nice. We had deluxe garden rooms overlooking the lagoon, which were nice. Spacious rooms with hardwood floors and comfortable beds. Each room is uniquely decorated and I thought the paintings in my room were over the top with huge ornate...

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

Greetings Anthony, Thank you for sharing your experience at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We apologize about the noisy neighbors but are glad to hear that the noise did not greatly affect your overall time with us. We appreciate the kind words regarding the facilities and our staff and hope that you will consider staying with us again when your travels bring...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Rooms are comfy, the staff is friendly and the poolside restaurant is a jewel. If you go, try the Californian omelette, you won't regret it. This is the third time I've stayed here and I've always received prompt and courteous service by the staff. The rooms are well equipped and when on business, it's a boon to have coffee and...

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Many thanks for your kind words regarding our staff and facilities during your most recent stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at the hotel and at The Poolside Restaurant and hope that you will be back to visit us again soon. Best Regards, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 94306-4495
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $211 - $613 (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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Dinahs Garden Hotel
Dinahs Garden Palo Alto
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#1 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
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“For a quiet room, ask for a room away from the pool.”
Hohlaubgrat, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are fun. Executive suites are great -with useful amenities --even an exercise bike in the room!”
sailplanegirl, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“We loved Suite 506 with a steam room with multiple shower heads and a working fireplace with beautiful view overlooking lagoons”
terryhs2015404, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“I love first floor room in bldg 200. Also learned dogs allowed in some areas of hotel.”
SunlovermidsouthUSA, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with Kitchenette”
Marsha519, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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