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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My wife and I recently stayed at Dinah's Garden Hotel while visiting our son, who is living in Foster City. We also used it as a base to explore the nearby Stanford campus, Half Moon Bay, and San Francisco (about 45-60 min away depending on traffic). We loved this hotel. We had a standard room with a queen sized bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Comfortable and very hospitable. Dinah's staff and accommodations are a great value and a great place to stay when I travel on business or with my kids. The pool and the restaurant onsite are an added bonus!

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Rocklin, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I won't stay anywhere else. I almost don't want to give a good review, because if the word gets out, it will make it more difficult for me to obtain a room. The ADA rooms are the best I've ever been in for wheelchair accessibility.

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Alexandria VA, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful facility, great grill, very clean rooms, no carpet - clean floors!! The layout is unique and quaint - koi pond - like no other. The food at the poolside grill is fantastic but service is slow ... probably because it is so popular. It is worth the wait.

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Long Beach, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel with no record of our reservation and a confirmation number that they did not recognize. We were desperate! It was 12 noon and we had to be at a wedding at 2P.M. Despite being fully booked, the desk clerk was able to find a room -- even upgraded -- and an area for us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we usually stay elsewhere but decided to try this motel as the reviews were so favourable. We stayed in building 200 overlooking the pool. our room was a standard one and although not huge was comfortable and nicely furnished. There was also a balcony to relax on. it is in a lovely setting with gardens and set back from El... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seems like a nothing special motel BUT big surprise. It is a lovely zen like secret maze of water, foliage and beauty. My room, though, was all the way in the back with a parking lot/garbage view. Avoid bldg 600A. Even so, the pool, outside dining and walkways make up for the unappealing view I had. Some rooms really had... More 

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Mt Laurel NJ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinah's is a wonderful jewel! Great accommodations in every aspect. Whether on business or pleasure Dinah's is a great pick. The rooms are large, comfortable and well equipped. There is a great restaurant and relaxing pool. I highly recommend Dinah's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a great place to stay if you are in the San Jose area. My wife had a conference and we decided to extend it for a couples trip. The grounds are wonderful and the pool/restaurant were excellent! The room was clean and provided a very relaxing location considering you are in the middle of the city. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband travels to Palo Alto frequently on business and stays at this hotel. We tagged along on his last trip to enjoy some time in CA. I was very surprised at how lovely the garden and pool area is. My kids enjoyed the pool and ponds full of koi fish and ducks. The staff gave us a cup full... More 

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