GARDEN COURT HOTEL

GARDEN COURT HOTEL

520 Cowper St., Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
4.0 Star Downtown property
37.4481-122.1589
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 155 guest reviews

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  • Gym is available on property
  • 62 rooms in hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • 15 suites in hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.5/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Silicon Valley, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Allied Arts Guild, Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California Coastline, Monterey, San Francisco, San Jose

Customer Reviews of Garden Court Hotel

4.5 out of 5.Based on 155 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Garden Court Hotel is the only luxury hotel & event venue in downtown Palo Alto. Lovely Mediterranean architecture and a warm comfortable environment. European villa ambiance features a large, open-air courtyard complete with imported tiling, fountains and beautiful landscaping. Ideally located in Palo Alto and surrounded by restaurants, boutiques and parks, we provide the perfect location for travelers visitng Silicon Valley, Stanford University, the Peninsula, San Francisco and San Jose. 62 recently renovated, exceptional luxury guestrooms all flooded with natural light; most with balconies. Fireplace rooms and suites are available. Full service hotel with many complimentary amenities including WiFi in guestrooms, public space and meeting space; complimentary morning pastries and coffee service, newspapers, evening port service. Rooms feature iPod docking stations, Molton Brown bath amenities, Bose Radios, choice of daily newspaper, fresh fruits, overnight shoe shine service; twice daily maid service. Meeting and Conference Services meet our global traveler’s every need including state of the art audio/visual equipment. Meeting Rooms all have large picture windows, glass doors and an adjoining balcony or courtyard for indoor and outdoor access throughout the meeting day. We are expert at producing a seamless event experience; quiet, professional, discrete, efficient, and always anticipating the needs of our guests. Green! Garden Court is one of the first local businesses working to support Palo Alto Green the #1 renewable energy power program in the U.S.,and, we are a proud participant of the Palo Alto Business Recycling Program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2010
Floors:4
Rooms:62
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:62
Handicap Rooms:3
Suites:15
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:5500 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours
Nightly Parking:$17
Typical Group Deposit:credit card guarantee
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.07%
Occupancy Tax:12.00%
City Tax: 0.90 Per Night
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee:17.00 Per Night
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Small pets permitted. $50.00 non refundable charge.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Francisco Int’l Airport(SFO)25 mins North//San Jose Int’l Airport(SJO)20 mins South//Oakland Int’l Airport(OAK)40 mins Northeast//Car transportation may be arranged approx. $85 one way//Taxi & Shuttle are similar rates.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Garden Court Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Garden Court Hotel.

Feel free to use the Garden Court Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Palo Alto event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grove Ballroom75 x 25 x 101875--/180--12075666015/--200200200
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Grove Ballroom

Meeting and Conference Services meet our global traveler’s every need including state of the art audio/visual equipment. Meeting Rooms all have large picture windows, glass doors and an adjoining balcony or courtyard for indoor and outdoor access throughout the meeting day. We are expert at producing a seamlessly event experience; quiet, professional, discrete, efficient, and always anticipating the needs of our guests. Grove Ballroom may be split into (3) event spaces so we may accommodate many sizes and types of events. Picture windows wrap around the ballroom with french doors that open up on the balcony where luncheon or a reception may be enjoyed al fresco.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1875 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
75 x 25 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
9
Columns:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Courtyard Ballroom100 x 50 x 103096--/230--150------24/--200300300
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Courtyard Ballroom

Meeting and Conference Services meet our global traveler’s every need including state of the art audio/visual equipment. Meeting Rooms all have large picture windows, glass doors and an adjoining balcony or courtyard for indoor and outdoor access throughout the meeting day. We are expert at producing a seamlessly event experience; quiet, professional, discrete, efficient, and always anticipating the needs of our guests. Courtyard Ballroom may be split into (4) event spaces so we may accommodate many sizes and types of events. This room wraps around an outdoor courtyard and fountain which is a lovely setting to break for lunch or hold networking receptions.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3096 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
100 x 50 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
24
Columns:
4
Windows:
15
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Terrace Room40 x 16 x 10640--/50--403022244/--758080
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Terrace Room

Garden Court Vincci Hoteles - Terrace Room is a private event room that stands alone with no dividing air-walls. THis room has double French doors that open on the alcony which makes a perfect location for lunch and receptions.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
640 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
40 x 16 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
7
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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