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Dinah's Garden Hotel

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4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Park City, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely property. Staff is friendly and very helpful. Will continue to stay at this hotel during future business travel. Great location in Palo Alto. Pool restaurant is a nice addition & affordable. Loved that there is music on Thursday nights.

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Tempe, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice friendly hotel & staff. They upgraded our room to lagoon view which was amazing. The sounds of fountains and the view make you feel you are relaxed and amazed! Would return for sure. The overall experience was awesome.

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Oakland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved Dinah's Garden Hotel! The rooms were so spacious and comfortable, I loved the landscaping, and there were so many charming details around every corner. Parking was easy, and the front desk staff top notch. I highly recommend this hotel!

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Richmond, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed to have spent so much for room overlooking parking lot and on first floor. I asked them if they had something better, they changed it to room on third floor facing parking lot. They were very nice but still way too much money.

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Palo Alto, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel layout is closer to a motel. While the room was clean comfortable and quiet there were a couple of light and alarm clock issues. I paid $300 for one night for a room which for me should be around $200 in this area.

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Stockton, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, the masks in the rooms could be insulting to people of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religions. Our sink was clogged and could not drain and the glasses smelled like glass cleaner apparently because the sink did not drain in order to clean them properly. Room was extremely clean and comfortable except for the evil things on the walls.

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really pretty grounds, away from the street, with large pool surrounded by nice outdoor dining. Room was a bit small and perhaps slightly dated but was perfectly fine, and nicely situated at the end of the building not overlooking the pool, which made it especially quiet. Friendly, helpful staff as well. Parking a little tight but adequate.

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NYC, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel partly for its convenient location for business meetings, but I had my family with me as well. Our room was a suite in the 800 building, which was nice and quiet. The room itself was spacious, comfortable, and clean. It did, however, have an odd odor that was resolved by opening the sliding glass door... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay at Dinah's every time we go on a business trip to Palo Alto, which is several times per year. We always request specific room on the higher floor, but this time we got the room on the first floor with the terrace overlooking the bushes. Asked to be moved. Next day we got a room on the 3rd... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a strong and persisting odor of cleaners in the hallway and inside the room (smells like a hospital). The bathroom had a definite mold smell. The room decoration and hallway has a questionable style. Reception area smells like an antique store and needs ceiling repair. Staff is average.

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