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Dinah's Garden Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Ranked #6 of 24 hotels in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Alberta
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinah's property is beautifully landscaped with streams, bridges, lush and flowering plants and works of art. I love the scale of the development---low rise with buildings surrounding the pool. Our unit was on the ground level with a lanai that connected to the pool. The linens and furnishings were of good quality and service good. I loved the good WIFI... More

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

I recently stayed at the beautiful Dinah's Garden Hotel located in the bustling community of Palo Alto,CA. The hotel is conveniently located on a major thoroughfare~ El Camino Real and is not far from the 101 Highway (direct route up to San Francisco). Upon check-in I was immediately greeted by the staff and they checked me in quickly! The manager... More

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found Dinah's the old fashion way - online searches! As we were driving there, we passed a few other motels and hotels and were not impressed. Given that our price was in the same range as the others, we felt Dinah's would be just ok. We were wrong. Service was great. Our room was amazing, large, spotlessly clean, very... More

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Bristol, England
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stayed for 2 weeks last month, and was impressed. Very good-sized room, comfortable bed, apples and chocolates supplied each day, free parking, very clean. Had a couple of breakfasts and dinners in the pool bar - both reasonable value for the area and good quality food. It's about 4 miles from Palo Alto centre.

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Amherst, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed there for 4 nights recently and really loved it. Hard to believe that it's on El Camino, because it is so lushly planted with trees, shrubs, flowers (many exotic) that it feels like a tropical retreat. And the many separate small buildings, with streams and lagoons, increase the feeling of privacy. I found the artwork in the rooms and... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I stayed at this location since my typical hotel was full. The room was clean and quite large. The space was a bit dated and a little musty. The room had a large balcony. The restaurant and pool area are very nice and the service was great. The large drawback with this property is the lack of parking. I was... More

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Shasta Lake, California
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My first time at Dinah's was memorable. A beautiful room, almost elegant. Very nice bathroom and quality towels. Two apples and two Ghiradelli chocolates on the table. We had drinks by the pool and our server was prompt and polite. The grounds are lovely, truly a garden setting with many different plants and even redwood trees. I could've stayed a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Room was very quiet and newly renovated. Grounds a beautiful. A great alternative to chain hotels. The restaurant service and food was good, staff were friendly and attentive. I would easily stay here the next opportunity I have to visit Palo Alto

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Dinah's Garden Hotel is a true hidden gem and beautiful tropical oasis within the city of Palo Alto. The property is gorgeous, the staff is super friendly & professional & they truly go above & beyond to make sure that your stay here far exceeds your expectations. The restaurant is also excellent whether you choose to dine there & be... More

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Oakland, California
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I booked Dinah's Garden Hotel through 'name your own price' on Priceline, where they said it was a 3.5 star property. Based on my experience, I would rate it a full 4 stars. Very friendly and customer service oriented front desk staff made check in a breeze. My room was large and very nicely appointed. I really liked that there... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Dinahs Garden
Dinahs Garden Hotel
Dinahs Garden Palo Alto
Address: 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#5 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dinah's Garden Hotel 3.5*
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