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Dinah's Garden Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
The 129 guest rooms (including 32 suites) are inspired by décor from around the globe. This boutique hotel is a welcome escape and is surrounded by Tropical/Asian gardens including lagoons, koi ponds and lush landscaping which provides a relaxing and peaceful environment in a bustling area. A year round heated pool is enjoyed by travelers from all over the world. The restaurant, Poolside, provides a relaxing space for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as has weekly entertainment Poolside from 6-9 pm on Thursday evenings though October.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
51Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4495
Getting there
Mineta San Jose Intl Airport11 mi
SFO Intl Airport21 mi
San Antonio14 min
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We traveled to Palo Alto to watch a family member play in a sporting event at Stanford. We found Dinah's on the Stanford website, on a list of recommended hotels near campus. It looked very nice online so we booked a room. From check-in to check-out the experience was very
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I loved the tranquil feeling of the hotel with waterfalls, koi ponds, bamboo and japanese maples even though the hotel is on a busy street in a busy city.The hotel was great and it was nice to have the relaxing environment before surgery at Stanford.We also loved that there were
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I would have given this place a lower rating if it weren't for the fact that the staff were wonderful. The restaurant was awesome. The food was great. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. It would have been a better rating if only... the room was better. The bed was
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What an amazing stay. The staff is wonderful, the restaurant is fantastic, the pool is heated, the room was amazing, what more do you need? I stayed for one night only while I was in town for a conference and it exceeded my every expectation. While some peers chose to stay at
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After several trips to the area, I was lucky enough to discover Dinah's. Beautiful landscaping, big rooms, working Internet and quiet. I dined at the poolside restaurant first evening and that was good as well.
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Big and seemingly blah at first. It grew on me -- and it had a view of the stream and ducks.
Hello Mandi, You can check out web site under Accommodations for more specifics but the Fountain Suite has one bedroom with a King bed and a pull out couch, there is another pull out couch in the living room, 1 bathroom, kitchenette. The Asian Sunset Suite has a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths with a full living room/dining room as well. Depending on how many of you there are and what you need we hope one of these will meet your needs. Thank you, Dinah's Garden Hotel
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Can they provide post surgery shuttle from Stanford to hotel?
Hi there, We do provide shuttle service within a 5 mile radius Monday -Friday from 7am-7pm. Please make arrangements with our desk when you check in and we will pick you up post surgery, good luck.
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Is there a electric vehicle charger in the parking lot?
Hello there and thank you for choosing Dinah's. We have just added 2 more charging stations in the back of the hotel closest to our 600 building so now we have a total of 6 charging stations, 3 for Tesla and 3 regular electric. Please give us a call for any additional questions. Dinah's Garden Hotel 650-493-2844
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There is a great pizza restaurant that delivers. Ask at the front desk.
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How far of a drive is it to Portola Redwoods State Park? What is the best route to take? Thank you Jim
Greetings Jim, Thank you for considering Dinah's Garden Hotel. The Portola Redwoods State Park looks to be just under 20 miles away from us but, due to the remote location, is about a 45 minute drive from our hotel. Taking Page Mill Road would be the most direct route. We hope to see you soon. Best Regards, Steven Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel
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"request a view of the garden/creek"
"The 600-700 buildings were located over relaxing koi ponds. The rear of hotel is quiet."
"Take one of the rooms around the ponds"
"ask for rooms faceing the garden and fish ponds, our room was ADA with large shower"
"Ask for a garden, lagoon view."
US$159 - US$662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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