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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good39%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
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    “shared bath” (16 reviews)
    “ceiling fan” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 192 reviews

    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 HotelResponded 19 April 2017

    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

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    Whenever I stay in Palo Alto, I always book this hotel if it's an available conference option. Not a chain. A vintage hotel on the historic register. Close to Stanford campus, Caltrain, and many other attractions. Rooms are quiet and clean. Although they have rooms...More

    Thank YearRounder04609
    Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 19 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful review. I'm so happy that we made a difference during your time in Palo Alto. As a historic property, we have both the character and old world charm that sets us apart from other hotels...More

    Reviewed 29 March 2017

    I was here for work, so not sleeping for 4 nights in a row was torture. It is very cute and I love the character, but my room was on the alley side: people slam the dumpster lids all night long. they dump boxes of...More

    Thank coffeeplease2017
    Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 6 April 2017

    I greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us, as we find it to be of significant value. I'm sorry the noise prevented you from getting a good night's sleep - the most important part of a hotel stay. You recognized...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    I'd actually rate this hotel as between Average and Very Good, so a 3.5 star rather than just a 3. The hotel itself is quaint and charming in the old-world type of way. If you like history, this hotel has done a pretty good job...More

    Thank Immortalist
    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    Staying at the Cardinal is like stepping back in time - ornate furnishings and old-world style decor combined with newer amenities. Be sure to try the elevator at least one time! I stayed for the first time on a business trip and had no problems....More

    Thank Rbakken
    Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 6 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share this review with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our historic property. I do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon, and wish you safe...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$281 (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
    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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    "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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    "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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