Garden Court Hotel - Palo Alto

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301  show map
 4 stars
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Garden Court Hotel - Palo Alto

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 24 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa center

Editorial review:

This gorgeous hotel has a great location near Stanford and has top-notch service, there are homemade cookies, freshly squeezed orange juice, and muffins in the morning, the gardens are attractive, and the rooms are relaxing. The rooms feature fireplaces, whirlpools, balconies, marble bathrooms, and Aveda bath products.

Overview

Garden Court Hotel is located in the center of Palo Alto overlooking Silicon Valley and Menlo Park. Built in 1984 and remodeled in 2011, the contemporary hotel combines innovative architecture and modern facilities.

Due to the ideal location of Garden Court Hotel, guests have direct access to Stanford University, which is 2.5 km away. The property is set a 20-minute stroll from Palo Alto center.

There are shopping places, such as shops and boutiques nearby.

25 minutes' drive from Mineta San Jose International airport and 10 minutes' walk to Palo Alto Caltrain train station.

Rooms

Guests are offered 62 luxury hotel rooms equipped with iPod docking station, flat-screen television, a personal computer, Wi-Fi and a writing table. The guestrooms look out on the city. They are outfitted with unique decor.

Eat & Drink

There is a lobby for guests to enjoy their meal. The 24-hour restaurant serves dishes of Italian cuisine. Guests can dine at Pluto's and Il Fornaio, about 50 meters away from the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

A copier, a meeting room and a business center are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

A golf course, a rooftop terrace and a picnic area are available for guests' enjoyment. A fitness centre, cardiovascular equipment and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 24 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   62.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Garden Court Hotel - Palo Alto Palo Alto location
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Hotel Address:

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

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City Center
  • Palo Alto
    1.6 km
Train Stations
  • California Ave Caltrain
    2.6 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Il Fornaio (cuisine: Italian)
    20 m
  • Pluto's (cuisine: American)
    40 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    62

Rooms and availability

Garden Court Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Deluxe King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Suite

Luxury Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Garden Court Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.5 km

Train stations

  • California Ave Caltrain2.5 km

Sport related

Amusement

  • Aquarius Theater500 m

Museums

  • Boot Strap Foundation Inc300 m
  • Pacific Art League400 m
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum1.3 km

Parks

  • Palo Alto Recreation Dept1.1 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Menlo College2.4 km
  • Body Therapy Ctr2.6 km
  • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science2.6 km

Business areas

Medical care and Hospitals

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Hoover Tower2.4 km
    Stanford University, Palo Alto
  • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center4.1 km
    2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
  • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve7.0 km
    1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
  • The Memorial Church of Stanford University2.6 km
    Palo Alto, CA
  • Shoreline Park6.5 km
    3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View

Near the hotel

  • Cantor Arts Center550 m
    Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
  • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens820 m
    80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
  • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden1.3 km
    1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto
  • Professorville650 m
    Bryant Street, Palo Alto
  • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve1.2 km
    East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

Restaurants nearby

  • Il Fornaio20 m

    Address: 520 Cowper St
    Phone: 650-853-3888

    76% likes this, based on 124 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 63

  • Cafe Renzo40 m

    Address: 473 University Ave
    Phone: 650-329-8300

    64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 20 - CAD 39

  • Gyros Gyros40 m

    Address: 498 University Ave
    Phone: (650) 327-0107

    74% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Turkish

  • Pluto's40 m

    Address: 482 University Ave
    Phone: (650) 853-1556

    72% likes this, based on 85 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 18

  • Tamarine Restaurant110 m

    Address: 546 University Ave
    Phone: 650-325-8500

    64% likes this, based on 144 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian fusion
    Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 51

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    62
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2 stars
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Garden Court Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Garden Court Hotel

Average guest rating

9.0out of 10
Superb
Based on 2 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    9.6

    Fresh gardenias in the room, overall comfort, staff attentiveness, proximity to my destination.

    For the rate, should not have to pay extra for parking.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    great Location and good facilities and staff

How to reach hotel

hotel Garden Court Hotel - Palo Alto Palo Alto location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, United States, 94301

Get directions
City Center
  • Palo Alto
    1.6 km
Train Stations
  • California Ave Caltrain
    2.6 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Il Fornaio (cuisine: Italian)
    20 m
  • Pluto's (cuisine: American)
    40 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    62