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This hotel in the heart of Palo Alto is great for walking around town but the lack of suitable parking detracts as does the noise from the street during the night. The hotel is clean but the staff were quite off hand. The room has...More
This was a week long business trip to attend a training at Stanford University. The Cardinal Hotel was great! Excellent location to walkable stores and eateries! The Caltrain Station is just a little less than a 5 minute walk away to catch the Shuttle to...More
My second child to attend Stanford university is now in her senior year. My first Stanford child attended from 2007-2011, and this second one started as soon as the first one left, to attend 2011 through June 2014. During this seven year span, our family...More
Beautiful old hotel in the middle of downtown Palo Alto. Clean and comfortable and a welcome departure from today's cookie-cutter style hotels. There is no air conditioning, but there is a ceiling fan that keeps things cool and large windows that open. Yes, the street...More
The Cardinal is old but lovingly maintained. The comfortable, dignified lobby still boasts a writing desk (more of a display piece than something anyone uses) of the sort that all hotels used to have in their lobbies for guests to write letters and postcards way...More
US$134 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
#1 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
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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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"Make sure to book rooms with restrooms away from the backside if you MUST stay here."