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Hotel le Cardinal

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1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000 Rouen, France
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Hotel le Cardinal
Ranked #1 of 51 Hotels in Rouen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd been to Rouen once before, and I remember thinking that the choice of hotels in this bustling city wasn't great. I only wish I'd known about the Hotel le Cardinal back then. This surprising little gem of a hotel, right on the Place de la Cathedrale, promises that every room has a view of the magnificent cathedral. (And, no,... More 

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Naples, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the Hotel Le Cardinal at the end of a 1 month trip around France. The hotel is not easily accessible by car and I would suggest parking and then walking to the hotel. Once we got there everything was wonderful. The hotel is located on a pedestrian square just steps from the cathedral. Our 4th... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hotel Le Cardinal is a great find. It is small, in the historic center of Rouen, walking distance to everything. It is in a historic building, with a completely modern interior. We liked the clean and modern bathroom and the good mattress and pillows! Our 4th floor room had a balcony overlooking the cathedral and the square, a really nice... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Spent our last night there after 2 weeks in France during October 2014. It is a great location in Central Rouen, which we enjoyed seeing. We and our travelling companions each had a superior room. Our room (number3) was comfortable and clean with a good bathroom. Our friend's room (number 12) had a bathroom with an immoveable shower outlet which... More 

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Hugo, Minnesota
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night at Hotel le Cardinal and can confirm the positive reviews that others have given. I will repeat a key positive: location. Our balcony on the 4th floor overlooked the Cathedral, and all the main sights were within a comfortable walking distance. The room was clean and modern, and breakfast was very satisfactory. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This hotel is awesome, we just spent 3 nights there in a room that overlooked the Cathedral. It was large, quiet, clean and service was exceptional. Everything looked brand new and was really clean and well cared for. My mother-in-law also had a room with her sister and they were totally impressed too. If you are going to Rouen then... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We came through Rouen on our way from Paris to Normandy. Thought of Rouen as a "stopover." But really enjoyed this small city and, especially, Hotel le Cardinal. Perfect location across from the Cathedral. We enjoyed the night light show from our balcony. The staff was very helpful. We had a great dinner at the Paul restaurant next door. We... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on route to & from our holiday in SW France. This hotel is in a great location just by the cathedral & numerous restaurants are close by. We stayed in two of the 15 bedrooms, both were airy & spacious with large comfortable beds & the bathrooms were immaculate. The owners speak very good... More 

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cheshire united kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our first night in France. Fabulous location, wonderful views of the cathedral, gorgeous room with double aspect, very comfortable beds and friendly owners. We ate moules et frites in a local restaurant and on our way back to the hotel were lucky enough to have happened upon a fantastic sound and light show... More 

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed here for one night only, and as other people noted, the reception desk is not always occupied - with an easy-going traveler I had lunch in one of the 3 restaurants in front of the hotel, waiting for the 'back at 2:00pm' person. The room was extremely comfortable, modern, clean and lovely modern bathroom as well as view... More 

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Address: 1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000 Rouen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Haute-Normandie > Seine-Maritime > Rouen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Le Cardinal Hotel
Le Cardinal Rouen
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rouen
#1 Best Value Hotel in Rouen
#9 Business Hotel in Rouen

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