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Westlake Village
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had two rooms which were available upon arrival. Both rooms were clean spacious and had all the amenities needed to have a great experience. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We would definetly stay at this facility agian when in the area.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff is super helpful and friendly. The patio rooms are all lovely, and contain all the amenities. We love swimming in the pool and relaxing Around the pool. This is a great place to stay with dogs, too!

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff is super friendly and professional. My room was nice and had a patio on the lagoon. I love hearing the lagoon water from my room. My bed was comfy. I forgot toothpaste and the staff brought me some. This was my second time staying her and I love it. Will be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a perfectly good hotel for the price. Good pool for the children. Food OK but nothing special. Rooms clean but the whole hotel feels as though it needs a refurb. Good hotel to stay in if you are not intending on spending too much time in the room.

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed everything that Dinah offers - warm and friendly staff, easy check-in, apples, coffee & pastries, clean & charming room, beautiful surroundings, convenience to Stanford, ample parking, free wifi, and more. Dinah is a must place to stay! You will enjoy the peaceful surroundings, pool, landscaping, and decor. We will definitely stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dinah's is on busy El Camino Real but you wouldn't know that once you enter the property. There are a series of buildings set back from the road, set in a lovely garden with ponds containing tropical fish and ducks and lush landscaping. There's also a very nice pool and a casual but very good restaurant in the pool area.... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're looking for something unique and yet very comfortable and accommodating, Dinah's is the place to stay in Palo Alto. Good food and very friendly staff, a variety of unique rooms. I've stayed at Dinah's on multiple occasions for work and the service is consistently excellent.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Palo Alto for medical tests at Stanford. Location provided a short drive to the hospital. After a day of testing, the hotel provided a peaceful and relaxing retreat. The gardens and water seemed to take one away from the business of the city. The hotel and restaurant staff were friendly and attentive. Food was very good and reasonably priced... More 

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Flagstaff Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a local family reunion. This is an older property, nicely refurbished and maintained. Rooms very quiet. The pool and poolside restaurant were always very crowded, but the property has a series of Koi and duck ponds that provide many private areas to relax. There is a Pokemon gym located on top of one of the Koi pond... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on a Friday night, with my son, in a huge room at the far end of the hotel. They offered a free upgrade, but I needed 2 beds since I was with my son, and the upgrade was for 1 king bed. The room was great and I have never stayed anywhere with such a quiet AC. The... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • 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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $152 - $490 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
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