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 is a 4-story hotel in an entertainment area of Palo Alto at a close proximity to Allied Arts Guild, Byxbee Park and Stanford University offering individual rooms with unique décor. Renovated in 2011, the contemporary hotel has welcomed guests since 1984.

The hotel is right in the center of Palo Alto. Cafés and restaurants are stroll from the hotel.

The property is close to shops and boutiques.

The hotel enjoys an ideal location within 25 minutes' drive from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

Garden Court Hotel offers 62 guestrooms appointed with a DVD player, a personal safe, a minibar, a personal computer and Wi-Fi with all the sights of Palo Alto within easy access. Some rooms have the city view. Room facilities also include coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

There is a lobby for guests to enjoy their meal. The 24-hour restaurant serves dishes of Italian cuisine. Offering various dining options, Il Fornaio and Thyme To Eat are about 5-minute walk away.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can rent limousines on the premises.

Relax

A play area and a mini club are provided for guests with children. On-site amenities for fitness include a fitness centre, cardiovascular equipment and a gym.

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
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Handicap 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
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up 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/ Baby cots
  • 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
  • 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

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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
    1.0 mi
Train Stations
  • California Ave Caltrain
    1.6 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Il Fornaio (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • Pluto's (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
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

Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed
Size: 400 sq. feet
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Deluxe King Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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    Deluxe Queen Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      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
        1.0 mi
      Train Stations
      • California Ave Caltrain
        1.6 mi
      • Train Stations
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Il Fornaio (cuisine: Italian)
        100 ft
      • Pluto's (cuisine: American)
        200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        62

      Garden Court Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 5000 ft

      Train stations

      • California Ave Caltrain - 1.6 mi

      Sport related

      Amusement

      • Aquarius Theater - 1700 ft

      Museums

      • Boot Strap Foundation Inc - 1000 ft
      • Pacific Art League - 1400 ft
      • Palo Alto Junior Museum - 4300 ft

      Parks

      • Palo Alto Recreation Dept - 3700 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Menlo College - 1.5 mi
      • Body Therapy Ctr - 1.6 mi
      • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science - 1.6 mi

      Business areas

      Medical care and Hospitals

      Public parking

      Local attractions

      • Hoover Tower - 1.5 mi
        Stanford University, Palo Alto
      • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center - 2.6 mi
        2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
      • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve - 4.3 mi
        1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
      • The Memorial Church of Stanford University - 1.6 mi
        Palo Alto, CA
      • Shoreline Park - 4.0 mi
        3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View

      Near the hotel

      • Cantor Arts Center - 1900 ft
        Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
      • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens - 2700 ft
        80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
      • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden - 4300 ft
        1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto
      • Professorville - 2200 ft
        Bryant Street, Palo Alto
      • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve - 3800 ft
        East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

      Restaurants nearby

      • Il Fornaio - 100 ft

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

        76% likes this, based on 124 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 50

      • Cafe Renzo - 200 ft

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

        64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 31

      • Gyros Gyros - 200 ft

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

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

      • Pluto's - 200 ft

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

        72% likes this, based on 85 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 15

      • Tamarine Restaurant - 400 ft

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

        64% likes this, based on 144 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian fusion
        Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

      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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      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
        1.0 mi
      Train Stations
      • California Ave Caltrain
        1.6 mi
      • Train Stations
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Il Fornaio (cuisine: Italian)
        100 ft
      • Pluto's (cuisine: American)
        200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        62