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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2530
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good35%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
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    “shared bath” (19 reviews)
    “city hall” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    Central Location,good value.fine helpful staff,lovely old hotel with modern conveniences,shared bathroom allows a less expensive option.,in the heart of Palo Alto,great access to all bars,cafes, restaurants and shopping. Good breakfast at Maxim Bistro. I love other downstairs cafe as well= Coupa Coupa cafe for sumptuous...More

    Thank M-Polo
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 11 September 2017

    Greetings M-Polo! Thank you for the lovely review! I am so glad we were able to provide a quality home base for you in downtown Palo Alto. You're right, our location couldn't be better. While we also have rooms with a Private Bath, the Shared...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Booked room through Tripadvisor. Great deal but poorly advertised. Booked a room with shared restroom. Upon arrival, i was not informed, I walked into the room and realized it when i noticed there was no restroom in the room. Got over it. Next, I was...More

    Thank Daniel D
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, General Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    One of the many reasons I value Trip Advisor (TA) professionally and personally are the reviews and the amount of information and opinions about hotels (the inside scoop) that they offer to all potential guests. I am happy that guests use TA to make choices...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2017

    We've been to the Cardinal many times; the classic architecture and style of the building, the comfortable rooms, and the very friendly and pleasant staff bring us back every year. The Cardinal has a quiet and comfortable atmosphere that we like very much.More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 2 September 2017

    Hi Jeff, The team here at Cardinal Hotel thank you for such a thoughtful review, it very much captures the essence of what we are all about: classic architecture, friendly service and a comfortable atmosphere. I will share your kind remarks about the service with...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    The staff members at The Cardinal Hotel are professional and very friendly, and they do their jobs with a great attitude. My room was nicely finished and I enjoyed the restored/antique feel of the hotel. BUT, there is absolutely no excuse to have a hotel...More

    Thank PeterJCohen
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Service is excellent. Just the smell to old. The location is excellent. People at the front desk very good attitude. Very helpful information. Give more than average. My congratulations to the staff. The room looks clean but there is a special smell to old, not...More

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    Thank X8765XCalejandrac
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 2 September 2017

    Greetings Calejandrac, First, thank you for recognizing our team at the front desk and their hospitality. We truly strive to make our guests feel like this is their "home away from home". I agree, our location is fantastic! We are introducing a signature Cardinal Hotel...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$134 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 59
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    Paul K
    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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    "2nd floor is easier to get to with your bag"
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    "Make sure to book rooms with restrooms away from the backside if you MUST stay here."
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    "rooms that face the inner courtyard were quiet at night"
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    "Request a room with en suite bathroom. Higher floors have less street noise."
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