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“Above and beyond the call of duty”
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Garden Court Hotel
Ranked #4 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
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“Above and beyond the call of duty”
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I loved my stay at the Garden Court. The rooms are large and beautifully appointed, the location is pefect for visiting the Valley and is right in the heart of Palo Alto but what sets this hotel apart is the service. It's truly excellent. I left my passport in the hotel safe and without me even having to ask, the very friendly and helpful staff at the hotel personally drove it to me at the airport so I didn't miss my flight and my 2 year old's birthday. I will be more careful with my passport next time but I'll definately be staying there again.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Excellent hotel at a very central location. Close to many restaurants and shops. Very convenient to Stanford University. The rooms are very clean, well furnished. The staff is very helpful and friendly. They have a very nice Italian Restaurant on-site. I went with my family, but it would have made a nice business hotel as well with decent, free internet connection and fast service.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2012

I have stayed hear twice now and it gets better every time. Great staff and yes the sales director made my stay complete. I travel on a busy schedule 36 weeks out of the year and this is one of my favorite stops. Keep up the good work and hope you work on getting a pool.

What stood out the most during this stay was the level of service. Staff are trained very well and very respectful and assist in all possible ways. I haven't seen this level of service at any hotel in the world i've stayed at in the past 10 years.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

Not quite sure why anyone would pay such high prices for an ordinary hotel. Rooms are very small and not really well taken care of. Staff was not particularly nice. Complimentary breakfast was stale rolls and coffee in the lobby. Convenient location but just not worth the price.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

Expensive but worth the stay. Very tranquil rooms.

  • Stayed August 2011
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Additional Information about Garden Court Hotel

Property: Garden Court Hotel
Address: 520 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1823
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Region: United States > California > Palo Alto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palo Alto
#1 Business Hotel in Palo Alto
#2 Luxury Hotel in Palo Alto
#4 Family Hotel in Palo Alto
Price range (per night): RM1,201 - RM3,894
Hotel Class:4 star — Garden Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Garden Court Hotel and Event Venue rated in 2014 - Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide. Located in downtown Palo Alto's tree lined streets this luxury boutique hotel offers 62 guestrooms and suites. Ideal for business travelers, meetings in Silicon Valley, leisure guests exploring the area and brides looking for a romantic wedding. With contemporary chic design, charm, luxurious amenities, attention to detail, spectacular location and privacy this ultimate urban retreat is amazing! ... more   less 
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