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Garden Court Hotel

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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  • Garden Court HotelAmbassadorPro 2014
    Kat Sun
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    5 Oct 29, 2013

    Beautiful small hotel with flare in the middle of DT Palo Alto. It's a short walk down University Ave to Caltrain if you want to get around the Bay Area or up to the city. Convenient location with lots of shops and restaurants in the area all in walking distance. They have meeting room and banquet space. Lovely courtyard and I like the lights in the evening.

    Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
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    4 Nov 08, 2013

    Great place for a wedding reception. I came here last night for my friends' wedding and it turned out to be an excellent place to host a reception/dinner/entertainment. The dining room was smaller than most other places, but for a smaller wedding reception, it was perfect. The fillet mignon I had was excellent!!! The dance floor was small but large enough to fit a live band, also.

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    5 Aug 10, 2013

    It's in Palo Alto, so it's nice. I came here for a networking event. Parking nearby is horrendous so be prepared to walk. Otherwise the hotel is a good experience -- nice decor, good ambiance.

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    Peter Blum
    5 Apr 08, 2013

    Great hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Nice rooms that have great beds and look like they have been redone recently. They always provide great service and it's right in the middle of downtown PA.

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    Andrew Chen
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    4 Jan 31, 2014

    Beautiful hotel in downtown palo alto, giving visitors walking-distance access to many of palo alto's top restaurants and attractions. Many of the rooms have verandas that overlook the central courtyard. Room service is provided by the excellent Italian restaurant downstairs, Il fornaio. The only drawback is the lack of a pool, but to cool down in the summer months travelers may go to the beach or the spa.

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    5 Nov 01, 2013

    Pet friendly

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    5 Apr 09, 2012
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    3 Nov 03, 2011
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    4 Dec 08, 2011
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    4 Nov 07, 2013
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Description

Situated near the airport, this Palo Alto hotel is also close to Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center and Stanford University. Another nearby attraction is Stanford University Arboretum.

Features.
Dining options at Garden Court Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The property serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning and hosts a complimentary manager reception. Recreational amenities include a spa tub and a fitness facility. Spa amenities include massage/treatment rooms, facials, body treatments, and beauty services. This 4.0 star property has a 24 hour business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and a technology helpdesk. Complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available in public areas. This Palo Alto property has 7000 square feet of event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Business services, wedding services,

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limo/town car service, and tour/ticket assistance are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, valet parking, and a concierge desk. Extended parking privileges may be offered to guests after check out (surcharge). The property has designated areas for smoking. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2010.

Guestrooms.
There are 62 guestrooms at Garden Court Hotel. Balconies offer city or courtyard views. Rooms are individually decorated and furnished. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses, signature bedding, Egyptian cotton linens, and triple sheeting. Furnishings include desks and ergonomic chairs. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature showers with handheld showerheads. They also offer makeup/shaving mirrors, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. In addition to complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access, guestrooms offer cordless phones, MP3 docking stations, and CD players. 42 inch high definition televisions have first run movies, Oncommand video, and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include complimentary bottled water, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic check out, and welcome amenities. Guests may request hypo allergenic bedding, extra towels/bedding, and wake up calls. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.



Notifications and Fees:

  • There are no room charges for children 17 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

The following mandatory hotel imposed fees are charged and collected by the hotel either at check in or check out.

  • 12 percent city/local tax will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 15 per night
  • Pets: US$ 50 per pet, per stay
  • Pet deposit: US$ 50. per stay
  • Rollaway bed: US$ 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

OverviewEdit

4.5 out of 5
10 members' reviews
Excellent! - 93% of guests recommend
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    +1-888-271-2681

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Hi Speed Internet
  • Pets Allowed
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Voicemail
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Video Check Out
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Wake Up Service
  • Coffee & Tea Maker
  • Safe
  • Mini Bar In Room
  • Handicap Accessible

Reviews Summary

Excellent!187 reviews across the web.

  • Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
  • Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
  • Location
    100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
  • Service
    93% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Room
    92% said the beds were comfortable.
  • Grounds
    Beautiful grounds.
  • Hotel
    Excellent hotel.
  • Hotel Building
    Building is pleasant.

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