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
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

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 placed in an entertainment area of Palo Alto in the vicinity of Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Hoover Tower and Stanford University. Featuring innovative architecture, the hotel is opened since 1984.

The venue is placed in the center of Palo Alto, a stroll away from Stanford Shopping Center, The Stanford Theatre and Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens. The property lies within 2 km from the city center.

Shops and boutiques are also set close by.

The hotel's ideal location offers to get to Mineta San Jose International airport in 25 minutes by car.

Rooms

The property comprises 62 individual rooms appointed with iPod docking station, a private safe, free Wi-Fi, pay TV and a refrigerator. Some rooms come with a view of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay. Bathrooms are fitted with bathrobes, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the lobby every morning. A fine selection of Italian dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. The lavish bar serves a selection of espresso and coffee. Guests can dine in Il Fornaio and Thyme To Eat located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Garden Court Hotel provides a copier, a meeting room and a business center along with newspaper service, dry cleaning and 24-hour reception.

Relax

The on-site massage and facials will meet all guests' expectations. The property offers a fitness center, cardiovascular equipment and a gym to keep shape.

Internet

High-speed internet access 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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

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

Media

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

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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

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Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
Size: 400 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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    Deluxe Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet
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    • Shower
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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

      Stadiums

      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
      • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science - 1.6 mi
      • Body Therapy Ctr - 1.6 mi
      • Language Pacific Intl Inst - 1.7 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