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1 room, 2 adults

Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto

3.5-star3.5 stars
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94306, United States of America

Boutique hotel in Palo Alto with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • The staff was exceptional at every interaction. Cleaning staff were probably the best Ive…Feb. 22, 2020
  • Dining by the pool is fantastic, food and service both excellent.Sep. 23, 2019

Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto

from $187 CAD
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden Area
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Lanai
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Kitchen
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Kitchen
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Lagoon View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Patio
  • Signature Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Garden Deluxe Room

What’s around Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto


  • San Antonio Shopping Center - 17 min walk
  • Rengstorff Park - 35 min walk
  • Los Altos History Museum - 40 min walk
  • Charleston Plaza - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Stanford Stadium - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Shoreline Amphitheatre - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Stanford University - 5.6 mi / 9 km

Getting around

  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 30 min drive
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) - 18 min drive
  • Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County) - 13 min drive
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 44 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 18 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 32 min drive
  • San Antonio Station - 21 min walk
  • California Ave Station - 5 min drive
  • Mountain View Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 129 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-1:00 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

  • Electric vehicle charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1786
  • Conference space size (meters) - 166
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Year Built - 1957
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Poolside Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto’s small print

Also known as

  • Dinah's
  • Dinah's Garden Hotel Hotel
  • Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto
  • Dinah's Garden Hotel Hotel Palo Alto
  • Dinah's Garden
  • Dinah's Garden Hotel
  • Dinah's Garden Hotel Palo Alto
  • Dinah's Garden Palo Alto
  • Dinah's Hotel
  • Dinahs Garden Hotel
  • Dinahs Garden Palo Alto
  • Hotel Dinahs Garden


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    Deposit: USD 50 per night (for stays between 1 January - 31 December)

    Optional extras

    Breakfast costs between USD 8 and USD 25 per person (approximately)

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per stay

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto

    • Does Dinah's Garden Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Dinah's Garden Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Is parking offered on site at Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
    • Is there a pool at Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per stay.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      You can check in from 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Dinah's Garden Hotel?
      Yes, Poolside Restaurant offers Californian cuisine, pool views, and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Hobee's Restaurant (5-min walk), A Good Morning (11-min walk), and Phở Vỉ Hoa (11-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Exceptional 9.6 From 517 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Great property with fountains and Koi ponds. Very relaxing
    Neale, ca2 night business trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Nice Hotel
    Nice hotel well located for our purposes. Excellent restaurant.
    ca3 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Our favourite hotel
    We always stay at Dinah's when visiting our son at Stanford. There are closer hotels but Dinah's is a unique and relaxing experience. We've stayed in a variety of rooms; all are clean with great beds and bathrooms, no road noise. The poolside restaurant always serves great meals.
    Stephen, ca5 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great place
    Absolutely loved our stay here. Very clean and serene place. Would highly recommend
    Marcus, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Very very good. Beautiful koi pond and pool.
    jeffrey, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Awesome staycation in Palo Alto
    Really enjoyed our time at Dinah’s hotel, beautiful and clean. My little guy loved seeing the ducks, and the property is very comfortable, spacious which helps with social distancing, everyone wears masks, at least that we encountered. Inly room hiccup was water temperature in showers, it went from hot to cold various times and I had to adjust. The poolside restaurant is convenient, though our server was a bit too about business and not very friendly.
    Cecilia, us1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    We very much enjoyed our stay. The hotel was clean, convenient and had good parking. We will be back!
    Eleanor, us3 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    It was a wonderful place to stay. Quiet and staff was so accommodating to my needs. The poolside restaurant was absolutely wonderful and The Sea restaurant was very fine dining. Very enjoyable stay and will definitely come back!
    Alice, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great value!
    us1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    nice respite ......
    Just an ideal place to spend a couple of days. Clean comfortable rooms. We were pool side and enjoyed the convenience and the great patio dining Service. They are dealing with the special COVID requirements the best they can. The pool was warm and inviting. Staff is friendly and very accommodating. Look forward to going again.
    us2 night family trip

    Dinah's Garden Hotel, Palo Alto

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