Garden Court Hotel

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, United States of America
4.6 out of 5 rating 350 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Garden Court Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Palo Alto, a 3-minute drive from Stanford Shopping Center and 9 minutes from Stanford University. This 4-star hotel is 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from Computer History Museum and 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from Shoreline Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 62 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private patios. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a hair salon.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service. Meet other guests and eat at the complimentary reception. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Palo Alto? This hotel has facilities measuring 7000 square feet (650 square meters), including conference space. Extended parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Stanford Theatre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Stanford Shopping Center - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Stanford University Arboretum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Palo Alto Art Center - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Rodin Sculpture Garden - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Stanford Stadium - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Hoover Tower - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Stanford University - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Stanford University Medical Center - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Menlo College - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Facebook Campus - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Byxbee Park - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Baylands Nature Preserve - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 26.2 km / 16.3 mi
San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 32.6 km / 20.2 mi
Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County) - 6 km / 3.7 mi
San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 14.5 km / 9 mi
Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 45.4 km / 28.2 mi

The preferred airport for Garden Court Hotel is San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 28.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50. per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Free use of nearby fitness center
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Free reception
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Terrace
  • -Hair salon
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Restaurant
  • -Valet parking (surcharge)
  • -Garden
  • -Ballroom
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 7000
  • -Elevator
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 650
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage
  • -Assistive listening devices available