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    Garden Court Hotel

    520 Cowper St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1823
    (650) 285-4970
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    1 - 5 of 409 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This is a great hotel. I had not stayed here for about six years and changed my last name in the meantime and, yet, they remembered me. I have no idea how. (As I was checking out they asked me to confirm the email of...More

    Thank Elizabeth W
    Response from Ella H, General Manager at Garden Court HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Elizabeth, thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're very happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We always strive to provide our guests a 5-star experience and we hope to see you again soon! Warmly, Ella H. General Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I was here for a few days in the summer for a conference and its a great base for doing business in Palo Alto, seeing the area, and kicking back at the end of the day. Everything in the Valley is a short ride away,...More

    Thank Damomcs
    Response from Ella H, General Manager at Garden Court HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're all very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us for the conference. We hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    We recently stayed at the Garden Court Hotel, while in Palo Alto for a reunion. Rooms are very nice, staff is courteous and helpful, but given the price of the property we would expect a higher level of attention to detail. Example: a light breakfast...More

    Thank Erin S
    Response from Mohammed N, General Manager at Garden Court HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Erin, thank you so much for the review. I'm so disappointed to hear that we let you down on your recent visit. We strive to exceed our guests' expectations and clearly we dropped the ball during your visit. The lobby should always be in tip...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    We had our wedding and reception at the Garden Court Hotel at the end of February, 2017. We first contacted Jesse Bresnahan, Event Coordinator at the Garden Court, via email just seven (7) weeks before our wedding day. We were skeptical that an event rising...More

    Thank Yee Shan P
    Response from Mohammed N, Front Office Manager at Garden Court HotelResponded 26 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're all thrilled to hear that you were so pleased with the final result of your wedding planning with us and that Jesse was such a great guide throughout it all. Nothing make us happier than taking...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

    Location of the hotel is absolutely perfect - central Palo Alto (University Avenue) is only a short stroll away, with a great variety of restaurants all around (Burmese, Chinese, Italian, famous Old Pro American pub with live sport events all night is at a 10...More

    Thank Cath K
    Response from Mohammed N, Front Office Manager at Garden Court HotelResponded 13 October 2017

    Cath, thank you so much for the review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We'd like to apologize for the humming sound that was present; it could have been the roof A/C units or perhaps the mini bar refrigerator. We'll be sure to...More

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    AoiYama
    25 June 2016|
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    Response from Mohammed N | Property representative |
    Thank you for the question! We do indeed have three rooms on the second floor that are classified as ADA compliant. We're happy to assist you in making sure you receive one during your booking process. We hope to see you... More
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    15 March 2016|
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    It's not free parking or valet,if you use the adjacent parking lot you can get towed
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    Florence V
    14 August 2015|
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    Response from Mohammed N | Property representative |
    Good evening, we do have aerated spa tubs in our 3 Grand Deluxe Suites and The Penthouse Suite-Total of 4,. They are wonderfully therapeutic, it is not the power of a jetted jacuzzi, Our guests have shared positive feedback... More
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