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
  • 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
  • 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

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
Airports
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

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Bed type: King-size bed
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    Bed type: King-size bed
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      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
        1.6 km
      Airports
      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

      Garden Court Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.5 km

      Train stations

      • California Ave Caltrain - 2.5 km

      Sport related

      • Stanford Stadium - 1.5 km
      • Frost Amphitheater - 2.0 km

      Amusement

      • Aquarius Theater - 500 m

      Museums

      • Boot Strap Foundation Inc - 300 m
      • Pacific Art League - 400 m
      • Palo Alto Junior Museum - 1.3 km

      Parks

      • Palo Alto Recreation Dept - 1.1 km

      Universities, Institutes

      • Menlo College - 2.4 km
      • Body Therapy Ctr - 2.6 km
      • Ctr-Adv Study Behav Science - 2.6 km

      Business areas

      • Stanford Shopping Center - 1.1 km
      • Facebook - 1.2 km

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Lucile Packard Children's Hosp - 1.8 km
      • Children's Health Council - 1.9 km
      • - 0 m
      • Stanford University School of Medicine - 2.5 km

      Public parking

      • Stanford University - 1.7 km

      Local attractions

      • Hoover Tower - 2.4 km
        Stanford University, Palo Alto
      • Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center - 4.1 km
        2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
      • Pearson-Arastradero Preserve - 7.0 km
        1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto
      • The Memorial Church of Stanford University - 2.6 km
        Palo Alto, CA
      • Shoreline Park - 6.5 km
        3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View

      Near the hotel

      • Cantor Arts Center - 550 m
        Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Palo Alto
      • Sunset Magazine Headquarters and Gardens - 820 m
        80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
      • Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden - 1.3 km
        1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto
      • Professorville - 650 m
        Bryant Street, Palo Alto
      • Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve - 1.2 km
        East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

      Restaurants nearby

      • Il Fornaio - 20 m

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

        76% likes this, based on 124 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 38

      • Cafe Renzo - 40 m

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

        64% likes this, based on 75 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 24

      • Gyros Gyros - 40 m

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

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

      • Pluto's - 40 m

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

        72% likes this, based on 85 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 11

      • Tamarine Restaurant - 110 m

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

        64% likes this, based on 144 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian fusion
        Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 31

      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
        1.6 km
      Airports
      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