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Cardinal Hotel

Overview
235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2530 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Concierge
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews shared bath city hall there is no air conditioning ceiling fan vintage hotel european style stanford university beautiful lobby street parking heart of downtown can't beat the location excellent location modern amenities within walking distance old school enjoyed my stay caltrain station
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They nailed it. Simple, easy, everything was thought of and accounted for.I got in at 12 am after a 6 hour flight and their guest booklet had directions to an easy to use white noise machine generator next to the bed that I turned on...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Happy Holidays, Excursion594! Thank you for sharing such a beautiful and genuine review, we appreciate you. I am so glad that the "little touches" like our white noise machine next to the bedside made a difference. As a fellow light sleeper, I've used that "passing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint, cozy hotel right in the heart of downtown. I booked through a 3rd-party site and was only shown the options of shared bath and shower, which I thought would be OK. In hindsight, it was a little frustrating for business travel, since everyone likes...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Season's greetings, Escape425 Thank you for sharing your insight, our guests' experience is Cardinal Hotel's top priority. I'm very happy your overall impression was great, and I apologize for the areas where there was any hassle whatsoever. Your sentiments re: Palo Alto parking are shared...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

once you step foot inside this hotel you will notice a large spacious lobby with a blazing fire in the fireplace. lobby decorations remind you pleasantly of years gone by, but the rooms themselves are completely modern. the front desk personnel could not have been...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Happy Holidays, from Us to You Trailon! Thank you for sharing this beautiful snap shot of your stay at Cardinal Hotel! It really captures the essence of what we are all about. And Thank You for awarding us with a 5-Star accolade :) We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was charming and clean. I stayed in a room with a shared bathroom and never had to wait to use a bathroom or shower. I prepaid for breakfast online when I booked my reservation and was disappointed to find when I checked out...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Season's Greetings, GoPlaces47 While it seems you enjoyed many aspects of your stay, our charm and room amenities; I'm sorry that we ultimately fell short of a perfect stay. We take feedback from our guests to heart and your review will be shared with our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is is in downtown Palo Alto, in easy walking distance of many restaurants, bars, public transportation, and about 25 min. walking distance from Stanford University. Our room was small and basic, but clean and well-maintained. There is no guest or visitor parking except...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Season's Greetings Ayy2718! Thank you for sharing your experience with the travelling community - and for the high praise! Our location is pretty incredible! Stanford University is a quick (and beautiful) walk and we are also a few blocks away from the complimentary Stanford Shuttle...More

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About
Description
Experience Old World charm in vibrant downtown Palo Alto. Built in 1924, the Cardinal was Palo Alto’s premiere Hotel. Today the ambiance remains; the gracious lobby still provides a delightful glimpse of More Old Palo Alto. Enjoy the hotel’s warm atmosphere and proximity to world class dining, shopping and Stanford University. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
US$134 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cardinal Hotel Palo Alto
Location
United States > California > Palo Alto
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
59
Price range
US$134 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cardinal Hotel Palo Alto
Location
United States > California > Palo Alto
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Paul K
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator right by the registration desk. However, I do not recall rooms on the first floor. Also, you will want to call to check for an accessible entrance. I am remembering stairs at the two entrances.
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"the rooms in the back are quieter than the rooms facing the street...."
maitaifine
Sep. 8, 2018
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"my room overlooked the main street but I heard very little"
NewYorkDunelmian
Apr. 4, 2018
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"2nd floor is easier to get to with your bag"
AKDut
Nov. 17, 2017
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"Make sure to book rooms with restrooms away from the backside if you MUST stay here."
danieldX5444NO
Sep. 8, 2017
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