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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 #4 of 24 Hotels in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Dinah's Garden Inn 4 times in the past 2 years, as it is very close to where my son lives in Palo Alto. Each time, my room is a little bit nicer, cleaner and more modern. It is not a big sterile chain, and not a one-off funky B&B either. Sort of in the middle, which... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in a reasonably priced suite in the 800 building and could not have been more satisfied with the room and the service. An unusual and much appreciated feature was an Exercycle inside the suite.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I don't get away alone often so this was a treat. We were looking forward to the lovely serene location as we viewed on the hotel website and it proved to live up to the hype. We stayed in the 500 building, a spacious suite which had a window facing the duck pond. Delightful way to wake... More

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Clearwater, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Dinah's Garden Hotel during a recent work trip to Palo Alto and found the hotel to be a nice alternative to the standard limited-service hotel. The setting was nice/quiet with the rooms surrounding small ponds, and the restaurant by the pool was a pleasant surprise. Don't forget to bring your bathing suit if you have time for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed here a couple of times while visiting family in the area. I cannot say enough about just how marvelous this place is, and how they deliver on both quality and service. The facilities are great, but it's the service ... the staff's attitude ... that makes it stand out over any other property, regardless of price. We have... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed 2 wonderful nights in this hotel in August 2014 and this was definitely one of the best hotel experiences in the US! We were particularly looking for a small hotel, not a faceless network monster – and this place is superb - extremely clean and well maintained, quite, plenty of free parking space. Location is very convenient... More

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Los Altos, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here the night we got married. Beautiful place. Love the restaurant too. Now we come back for the breakfast and happy hour. They have done some remodeling. It's so nice to sit outside by the pool and eat breakfast.

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Grass Valley, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel at the very last minute, when we needed a room for one night only. We saw that it had good reviews, but knew nothing else about it. I was exhausted and desperately in need of a good night's sleep. The room we had booked was lovely, but it happened to be adjacent to the happily busy... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the past, when traveling on business, my husband would always stay at Dinah's, raving about the ponds, lighted bridges, and restful atmosphere - a world away from the stresses of a work assignment. When planning our most recent trip together, he insisted on booking our stay at Dinah's. Now I know why! It truly is a perfect little oasis,... More

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Nevada City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, I came to Dinah's the first time for some awards dinner for work like 13 years ago and fell in love with the grounds. Beautiful poolside banquet room but there are lagoons, gardens, ducks, wildlife, elephants in front of the check in building and I love elephants and I just fell in love with it. I always wanted to... More

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Address: 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dinah's Garden Hotel 3.5*
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