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Dinah's Garden Hotel

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I love Dinah's, remember it from childhood growing up in Palo Alto. Returned in 2008, and I've been back three times since. It truly is my favorite place to stay when in the area. Not cheap, but worth the price. Especially love the rooms on...More

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Response from DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden HotelResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you so much for the five star review of your most recent stay with us at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are so happy to that you have returned to Dinah's when visiting the area. We hope you will get in contact when you plan...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The staff is absolutely outstanding. The service from the front desk and the waitress at the restaurant met our expectations. Will definitely be returning in the summer with our kids. Especially since they have an outdoor heated pool and the outdoor restaurant is just steps...More

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Response from DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden HotelResponded 21 December 2017

Many thanks for the five star review of your stay with us. We are delighted to hear how well the staff at the hotel and Poolside Restaurant took care of you, and we eagerly await you and your family's return to Dinah's this summer. All...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

There isn’t much choice in Mountain View , Palo Alto and sunnyvale. Dinah’s has the little twist of a boutique hotel while being in the busy el Camino. Rooms are large and cosy Pool at 30+ year long is a big plusMore

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Response from DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden HotelResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you so much Laurent for taking the time to share your recent experience at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the property, your room, and our year long heated pool. We hope to see you again soon when your travels...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

This place could not be any more different from the chain hotels that run along El Camino Real (and I've stayed in lots of them). The hotel is actually multiple buildings placed around gardens and ponds which are quite beautiful. My room was large, comfortable...More

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Response from DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden HotelResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your first stay with us at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the uniqueness of Dinah's as well as your room and the Poolside Restaurant. We hope you will be back to visit...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Tried to stay here and walked to the counter to inquire about rooms (we were a walk-in) .... the clerk quoted a price that was different from the trip advisor rate - we found out later the price was for a different type room than...More

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Response from DinahsGardenHotel, General Manager at Dinah's Garden HotelResponded 18 December 2017

I would like to extend my sincere apology for the mix-up in rate quoted by our staff. Providing a pleasant guest experience and practicing rate parity are very important to us. I would like to learn more about your specific incident so we can learn...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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US$155 - US$487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$155 - US$487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Jim K
15 February 2018|
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Response from DinahsGardenHotel | Property representative |
Greetings Jim, Thank you for considering Dinah's Garden Hotel. The Portola Redwoods State Park looks to be just under 20 miles away from us but, due to the remote location, is about a 45 minute drive from our hotel. Taking... More
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8 November 2017|
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Yes, we offer complimentary use of washer and dryer; laundry and dry cleaning service available for a fee. Let us know if you have any additional questions. Sincerely, John Hutar, General Manager, Dinah's Garden Hotel
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