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Los Altos, California
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice downtown PA hotel. Great restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner - Il Fornaio. Location is unbeatable. Can walk to all of downtown PA in minutes. Walk also to Caltrain and a longer walk to Stanford University.

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Oakland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place! Only my second time in Palo Alto (coming from Oakland) for a girl's weekend trip with my mom. We had a great time :) The pop-up event going on when we arrived Friday night in the garden area below the lobby served great lemon drops and great food. We ordered like 4 things and then the chef... More 

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

Patricia, thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay and our pop-up bar. We hope you'll join us again soon! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

San Carlos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel 3 times now, and each time has been wonderful. The staff always go out of their way to provide excellent service. It is clear that they care about your being completely satisfied. The level of service is Four Seasons amazing, at a much lower price. The rooms are well appointed with great linens, toiletries... More 

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

Jeffrey, thanks so much for such a wonderful review. We're so happy you enjoyed everything and we look forward to seeing you again! Best wishes, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Summit, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious air conditioned rooms with nice bathrooms. The staff is Terrific ! Whether traveling for business in Palo Alto or going to Stanford this is an awesome hotel. Perfectly situated next to University Avenue, providing easy access to downtown Palo Alto or the University. I stayed here 3 times over the past two months. No disappointments.

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're glad to hear that your stays with us have been so enjoyable. We appreciate your loyalty and hope to see you again soon! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a romantic, well run boutique hotel in the heart of Palo Alto, you can't do better than Garden Court hotel. I've stayed there many times on business travel and have always been impressed. Great location with walking to the best restaurants and shops.

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

Thank you so much for you review! We're very happy to hear that we've shown you such consistently good experiences, which is what we always strive to provide. We appreciate and value your loyalty, and hope to see you again soon! Warmly, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

My wife and I had several occasions to stay at the Garden Court hotel, including for our wedding night. We have visited Garden Court for several of our anniversaries. The service has been consistently excellent; the staff listens and is attentive to customer preferences, and goes the extra mile to make the experience special. Most recently a staff member --... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're thrilled that you have enjoyed your stays with us. We appreciate and value your loyalty and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I arrived to find that booking.com had only made one of the two reservations they had confirmed. The front desk could not have been more helpful sorting out the confusion of the reservations. They were lovely, patient and efficient and one room was upgraded to a suite and they quickly made a reservation for the second room and honored the... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review! We sincerely apologize for the trouble with your booking but we're happy that we could make things right for you and everything was resolved so quickly and easily. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you to the Palo Alto area! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Marlow, United Kingdom
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100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This boutique hotel is Perfectly located in central PA off Cowper and close to University. The rooms are excellent. Clean, very pleasant, well equipped rooms. Interesting breakfast - they lay out coffee and pastries on each level next to the lifts. Perfect for the business traveller although a wider selection would be better. Book early, because it's hard to get... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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315 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming back to this hotel since the early 1990s and have never been disappointed. Great rooms, friendly service and very convenient location make this a welcome break from larger, anonymous hotels. Frequent visitors are remembered and the welcome is always sincere.

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

David, thank you so much for your wonderful review. We sincerely appreciate your loyalty and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

Hong Kong, China
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93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Beautiful boutique perched above the Il Fornaio restaurant. It's rooms are roomy with fresh high count cotton linen and all of the amenities. A continental breakfast is available near the elevator. And the location can't be beat. The only parking is valet and there is a big (and noisy) construction site across the street, but given the location and service,... More 

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

James, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as our great rooms and amenities. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Jeffery P. General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Garden Court Hotel and Event Venue rated in 2014 - Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide. Located in downtown Palo Alto's tree lined streets this luxury boutique hotel offers 62 guestrooms and suites. Ideal for business travelers, meetings in Silicon Valley, leisure guests exploring the area and brides looking for a romantic wedding. With contemporary chic design, charm, luxurious amenities, attention to detail, spectacular location and privacy this ultimate urban retreat is amazing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Court Hotel

Address: 520 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1823
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $331 - $841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Garden Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Garden Court Palo Alto
Hotel Garden Court
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Luxury Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
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