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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good39%
          • Average10%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
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          “shared bath” (15 reviews)
          “ceiling fan” (10 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Great mix of old and new. Super comfortable and if you don't mind sharing a bathroom, the prices are great for Palo Alto. Sitting in the lobby lounge withe roaring fire place and old style deco with super high ceiling I feel like I'm in...More

          1  Thank richardedwardlesliep
          Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal Hotel

          Warm greetings Richard, Thank you for sharing your experience. We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay and the history of our hotel, and we have much of our storied past on display throughout the lobby. That roaring fireplace is also one of my favorite features. I...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The Cardinal Hotel is a pure delight for any traveler that longs for the comfort and character of a timeliness stay. The lobby is large, airy and graced by a large wooden desk with brass keys and mail slots recalling an age gone by. The...More

          1  Thank Michael E
          Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal Hotel

          Greetings, Michael. What a wonderful review! It paints such a vivid picture of the experience we strive to provide for each of our guests. A stay at the Cardinal Hotel really is like stepping back in time. One of my favorite things about our hotel...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We know Palo Alto since before the Silicon Valley explosion, so It is nice to see the Cardinal has made it over the years. The location can hardly be beat. It is hard to believe the number of restaurants in the walking distance. The hotel...More

          Thank Kagni L
          Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal Hotel

          Dear Kagni, We cannot thank you enough for your kind words. It is hard to believe Cardinal Hotel has been here since 1924! Our rooms have been upgraded recently to provide modern amenities you'd expect from a hotel in Silicon Valley while still maintaining the...More

          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          I stay at the Cardinal Hotel two or three times a year, and have for may be the past decade. It is a tired hotel, but the rooms have been upgraded, and the prices are sane, at least when compared to the others in Palo...More

          Thank LeFrondeur
          Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal Hotel

          Greetings LeFrondeur, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. You are certainly a Cardinal Hotel extended family member after ten years! We thank you so much for your loyalty. I agree about our hotel rates being "sane" when compared to...More

          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          I loved my stay at the Cardinal. The hotel is cute and charming. HOWEVER, the only downside is that you WILL need to use the earplugs that they so graciously provide. It is an old building so I can understand about the noise levels -...More

          Thank Caitlin A
          Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal Hotel

          Hi Caitlin, thank you for your review and your great feedback. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and found our hotel charming. Allow me to also personally apologize for the noise coming from your upstairs neighbor. We have Sound + Sleep machines...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$134 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 59
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          Paul K
          Is there elevator access for handicapped guests? Or rooms on the first floor?
          27 July 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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          Do you still have TempurPedic beds?
          1 August 2015|
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          free parking?
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          Room Tips
          "Request a room with en suite bathroom. Higher floors have less street noise."
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          "Sometimes there maybe a party in one of the nearby restaurants or bars.Ramona street side was quiet for us."
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          "insist that you are not on the alley"
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          "Rooms on the Hamilton Street side are by far the most quiet. All in all, a very lovely spot to spend some..."
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