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Garden Court Hotel

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520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family and friends stayed at the Garden Court for our son's wedding at Stanford. The hotel rooms were large and beautiful full of amenities. Hotel staff could not have been more helpful, congenial and welcoming. Valets always smiling and ready to assist. The reception was held at the hotel and the dinner and service was awesome. Hotel even arranged a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was there for work and loved it, amazing renovations, loved how everything was designed and the staff went above and beyond for everything Great location to the downtown shops and entertainment. Would have loved to be here for a long weekend with a significant other

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San Diego, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon arrival Andrea assisted me. She welcomed me with a Huge smile, and asked bout my travels. As i learned she is new to the beautiful GARDEN COURT HOTEL, There was a bit of a confusion with my room. I spoke with Andrea and she sincerely apologized for the inconvenience i did tell her i was very late to a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Garden Court for 2 weeks, and I loved it. From the rooms, to the absolutely amazing bed, to the very helpful staff and not to forget the best location in Palo Alto. Its walking distance from fabulous cafe's, a lovely Italian restaurant and 10 minutes away from Stanford by car. It really doesnt get much better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Garden Court is the only hotel I would ever consider in Palo Alto. Great ambiance, terrific location to stores and restaurants on University while maintaining an oasis of calm, quiet sophistication. The team at Garden Court is what truly makes it special. Each doorman, chambermaids, desk staff are incredibly friendly and warm. Donovan for example is one of the... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Garden Court recently to attend our sons Stanford Commencement. We arrived in the evening to the news that our son and girlfriend's new apartment, that they were moving into the next morning, had not been cleaned by the landlord and was in a filthy state. My husband mentioned this to Heather, the most amazing front desk... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I had our wedding reception at the Garden Court Hotel last month and was SO happy with our decision throughout the entire process. Caitlin was our point person from the very first phone call with us to our wedding day. She was simply amazing -- she was hands down the best venue contact a couple could hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Gracious charm in Palo Alto. Luxuriously appointed room, with lush, crisp linens. Any amenity you could need at your fingertips. Staff had right balance of hospitality and efficiency. felt like a lovely spot in New Orleans as it is a courtyard style with small balconies. Respite from long day at office

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Loved this hotel in Palo Alto! Rooms are really nicely decorated, spacious, quiet and comfortable. There's not much in the way of services; breakfast is just coffee and pastries but very sufficient for my stay. Beautiful lobby area with open fire and help yourself to free wine in the evenings. Didn't try the gym as unfortunately it only opened at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A basic but lovely hotel in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. No amenities (restaurant, spa, boutique, pool, lounge etc) but high quality bedding, service, bathroom products and excellent coffee and pastries each morning. The rooms are pretty small and although there are balconies - our chairs had to fit sideways as it was not wide enough to face forward.... More 

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

Dear Lori B, We are grateful for the feedback you shared, Given the opportunity, we would only assign a Courtyard room with a larger balcony. It is much quieter and you would not have to sit sideways, we only want you to be comfortable. Thank you for mentioning our bedding, bath amenities, coffee and pastries as they are just a... More 

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