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Dinah's Garden Hotel

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Seoul, South Korea
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many hotels in the U.S. have defects, such as myriad additional fees, unkindness, dirty, small room, noisy, etc. This hotel was amazing. I would like to stay there again. This hotel is perfect. If you want to reserve, you would better have a patio, room near the pond, as possible as you can. You will enjoy the sound of streaming... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This well maintained updated hotel has large well furnished updated rooms with plenty of I T. The tropical gardens and spacous grounds with plenty of free parking make it an unusual find in dense Palo Alto.

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DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Garden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marshall, Thank you for your feedback. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel and our beautiful grounds. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. More 

Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinah's looks at first glace like a 60s era motel. But it has had very extensive remodelling done on it, so much so that it gives an experience much more like a Polynesian resort. Open up the sliding door to your patio, and you see a bamboo grove and a river running past. With ducks. Very impressive place, only downside... More 

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Nevada City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I came to Palo Alto to celebrate our anniversary and go to a classical Indian dance performance. I chose this hotel for the ambiance of the gardens and serenity in the midst of being in the Bay Area metropolis (we love being in nature). I booked a standard room but mentioned in an email that we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, friendly staff. I really enjoy staying here for work. They honor my requests and it's in a great location. My only complaint is that the scale in the fitness room has been broken for at least 1 month and despite telling the front lobby a couple of times they hadn't fixed it the last time I was there.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a find! Dinah's was a wonderful place for both adults and families! The rooms were huge with just enough amenities to make life easy - ranging from cutting boards to toiletries! The pool was warm and great for kids and the happy hour by the pool is a great deal. The grounds are lush and inviting; I didn't feel... More 

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

- I got a cal-king bed with a little patio. A nice patio with baby ducks (no smell) in a paradise lagoon. Fresh fruit in the room and very upfront on all the costs. The room was huge and very simple and uncluttered. Staff had all smiles and very pleasant. - Unfortunately the air vent had a medium constant hum... More 

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Rio Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night during the Bank of the West tennis tournament. Our room had a large balcony -- I could touch the leaves of the tree from there. Spent an hour reading by the pool where you can have food and drinks from the restaurant. Friendly staff. My son had stayed somewhere else, but decided to come to Dinah's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dinah's Garden Hotel is a true oasis amidst a string of lookalike Motel 6's! Dinah's is tucked away just off the main road where the rooms are bright, HUGE and VERY comfortable with great views. The rooms have VERY big bathrooms that are modern with stone floors. The rooms have bamboo floors that are really beautiful - no Red Roof... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel with relaxing atmosphere. Rooms are large, comfortable bed, with chocolate and apples brought in every day. The poolside restaurant has a nice menu. Outdoor tables allow one to enjoy lovely weather.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • 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 - $509 (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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