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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I attended Stanford in the late eighties, and I remember driving past Dinah's many, many times. I found an amazing deal on TripAdvisor and finally stayed there for one night in July. From the first step into my room, I knew I would love our stay. The window looked out onto the lagoon, and everything about the room spoke of... More 

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sebastopol, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First the great. Absolutely lovely rooms with comfy beds and good sized bathrooms. Great coffee maker. Desk and couch in lowest category room. Super friendly desk staff. Great outlets by bed are Appreciated. Very strong WiFi free. However... 300 wing is right off pool, which was super busy with kids in p.m. and with breakfast goers in a.m. literally had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here 3 nights in Sept. 2016 while attending a professional course at Stanford, which is about 4 miles away, 10-12 minutes by car. Like many good hotels in Silicon Valley, the price is fairly high, more than US$300/night on weekdays. But this hotel has some features that help make up for the high prices that everyone seems to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This surpassed my expectations based on other hotels I've stayed in in Silicon Valley. Great room and service but the best part of the trip was the food at the poolside restaurant. Both breakfast and dinner were excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dinah's Garden Inn is exactly as titled. Rooms are nestled among gardens and water features. Very peaceful. And very convenient to Stanford Campus either by car or bus. The lobster gnocchi at the Poolside restaurant is delicious!

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midsouth USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I arrived at a bad time when it seemed like every parking spot everywhere was taken--for the restaurants, It took me an exhausted time trying to figure out that I could double park for a little while near the check-in building. Upon checking in I learned there WAS parking by my room. The front desk clerk was kind enough to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

5 Star Hospitality! General Manager, John Hutar out in the lobby greeting guests, assisting travelers out with their bags, running my business portfolio I had forgotten to my meeting location-amazing!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a trip with family and friends to the Bay Area. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful with driving directions and providing us with rooms. When we made the reservations we did not need a room with wheelchair accessibility so we did not ask for one. When we checked in my mother needed to use a wheelchair and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights on business trip. Some of the rooms have a view of the streams with fountains and fish that amble through the property. There is a nice pool area to take breakfast outside or reflect on a day's business proceedings. Room I was in was spacious with separate dining room table big enough for two. Always better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, clean rooms and beautiful grounds! Personal needs were taken care off in a very timely matter. We stayed there before and will again! All personal needs are available and are provided on request .

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated since 1957, Dinah’s Garden Hotel in Palo Alto is a lush oasis in Silicon Valley, and was voted “Best Hotel in Palo Alto!” Dinah’s is located near Stanford and the headquarters for the world’s leading businesses. We are California Green Certified and feature gardens, Koi-filled lagoons, well-appointed guestrooms, banquet facilities, two restaurants, and art from around the world. All 97 guestrooms and 32 suites are inspired by decorum from around the globe – creating environments that are both relaxing and productive. Visitors and locals alike love dining casually at Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant or enjoying a first class meal at THE SEA by Alexander’s Steakhouse. Although Dinah’s Garden Hotel is a historic location, we hope you enjoy our modern amenities such as brand new 42” LED televisions, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and Business Center in the lobby. Come discover why we have been a destination creating a unique brand of hospitality for more than 55 years! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dinah's Garden Hotel

Address: 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4495
Location: United States > California > Palo Alto
Price Range: $154 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dinah's Garden Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Hotel Dinahs Garden
Dinahs Garden Hotel
Dinahs Garden Palo Alto
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
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