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Kelseyville, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My husband is in the Hospital at Stanford. I stay at Dinah because it is Friendly,very clean, you can do everything you have to do right there. They have a very clean pool, dining is excellent. You feel very safe there.

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Thank you for choosing Dinah's Garden Hotel and for taking the time to give us a review. I'm so glad you had a positive stay. Wishing your husband a speedy recovery. Sincerely, John Hutar

Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

There are many hotels to choose from in Palo Alto. This hotel offers a good price/quality. The rooms are adequate, clean and have the right amenities. The breakfast served at their restaurant is fine and staff is friendly and helpful. The gym is small but adequate. I only wish it would be open 24-hours instead of opening at 6 am...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The front desk assistant manager was by far the worst i have ever seen. I travel across the world for work, and have never seen something like that. I have a strong feeling that they treat local tourist much better than international traveller. Feel very bad after my stay. The room is very spacious, and well-equipped. However, the soundproof is...

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

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today. I appreciate your feedback and will use it to make our hotel better. I apologize for the lapse in service and hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Sincerely, John Hutar General Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel

berkeley, ca
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife and I absolutely loved our recent weekend stay at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We chose Dinah's as the place to celebrate our anniversary, and we had excellent assistance from Alan, the front desk manager, in selecting a great room for our visit. We had initially intended to stay just one night, but after falling in love with our room...

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Lovely hotel. Very large property, but very quiet and clean. Comfortable beds and lovely redecorated room. Our room was at the back of the property and it was perfect. Room service was fast and very good. Kind accommodating staff, and the property is completely pet friendly, Walked with my dog in the mornings to the lobby for coffee. Will definatly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our room was large and had all the facilities you'd expect; large comfy beds, powerful shower, coffee machine, safe, iron/ironing board. Also has really fast wifi. Our room overlooked the pond, really tranquil location just the sound of flowing water, we had a lovely patio on the water edge. Hotel arranged in 6 blocks around the site, max 3 stories...

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Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 14 August 2016

hotel conveniently located, I had an appointment at Stanford Medical Center, a short 10 minute drive. The room was spacious and very nicely furnished. There was ample parking and the Poolside Restaurant was outstanding.

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Norway, Norway
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This hotel is such a treat, it is like a green spot in the middel of the El Camino. As a research professor I travel a lot for archival work and I see a lot of hotels. I appreciated the cleanliness and spaciousness of my suite, the garden and the informal pool restaurant. The breakfast choices were good and there...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were near the pool on the ground level. The patio was fenced in with lots of greenery woven in. Very pleasant. Original owners dating back to 1957. They have modernized along the way. Outdoor/Indoor dining is terrific.

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Culver City, California
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stayed in a patio room, situated in the middle of an Oasis Garden with a lagoon and gazebo. The ducks and their 7 babies made it entertaining and the lobby provided us with food to feed them. Our room was large, very clean, couch pulled out for 2nd bed. A kitchenette with coffee maker, refrigerator fully stocked and free...

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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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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: €135 - €475 (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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“Book the "Fountain Suite." Private Deck, Koi pond, fountain, Mallards abound. Couples or family.”
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“The Exec Suites are truly awesome and really good value”
 of 5 bubbles 946AMB, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were at the back of the property, and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BethB963, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the water. Many of the first floor rooms have balconies.”
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“Ask for Garden Rooms overlooking the water gardens.”
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