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Located in the heart of Palo Alto, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stanford Theatre and Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford University is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 62 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Garden Court Hotel features a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 7000 square feet (650 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Garden Court Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 650 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 62 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1986 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


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

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


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Patio 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower only 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Garden Court Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 150

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 50. per stay
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.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 24.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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