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Get an overview of this hotelThe Sea, by Alexander's Steakhouse at Palo Alto boutique oasis hotel

In Bay Area's South Bay

Surrounded by tropical lagoons and landscaped gardens, this Bay Area hotel is 3 miles from downtown Palo Alto, Stanford University, and the Stanford Shopping Center.

Pool, Polynesian food

A swimming pool, fitness center, and one restaurant are available at Dinah's Garden Hotel. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi

Guest suites and rooms at Dinah's Garden Hotel include LCD HDTVs with premium movie channels and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Surrounded by tropical lagoons and landscaped gardens, Dinah's Garden Hotel is three miles from Stanford University and downtown Palo Alto.

Dinah's Garden Hotel features a poolside restaurant and bar. A full breakfast is available daily (surcharge). The hotel also offers a swimming pool and fitness equipment. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property. Business services and computer station are available on site.

  • Restaurant 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 129 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Health club 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 166 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Garden 
  • Year Built 1957 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1786 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Television in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Climate control 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

The Sea, by Alexander's Steakhouse - Seafood restaurant. Offers banquet space for social and corporate functions as well.

Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant - Californian cuisine, open for breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week.

Nearby Things to Do

A swimming pool and small fitness room are on site. The recreational activities listed are on site; fees may apply


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.00 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.5 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Deposit: USD 50 per night (for stays between 1 January - 31 December)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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