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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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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed here on the way to the south of france, perfectly located. Incredibly clean and modern and staff extremely helpful. The furnishings were quality and attention to detail excellent. Only not given this five stars as it was quite expensive.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here in early July 2014 and had a great stay. The hotel is well maintained. Staff was prompt and friendly. The room was immaculate - very modern style. We stayed on the top floor and had a balcony with a great view of the cathedral. There is much to see and do in Rouen – lovely town. We... More

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South Wales
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It has been modernised since we were here last, and I suspect has new owners. The prices have gone up accordingly, so it's not quite the good value it once was. Some things don't seem to have changed. As previously reception is often unoccupied and this makes entry difficult The sign said back at 2.00 pm, A fellow guest had... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We read about this hotel in a guidebook and decided to stay a night there since it was so centrally located. The man behind the desk was only there intermittently throughout the day and certainly no one was there in the evening. Even when he was there, he was by far the least friendly hotelier I have ever encountered. They... More

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herve w, Propriétaire at Hotel le Cardinal, responded to this review

Hello Mr John Chiu, You stay with us on Mai the 24 th ,room n° 10 ( 118 € , 160 $ not 200 $ ) I do well remember 1 / On arrival i still have 3 rooms available , this room and 2 others with terrace ( 145 € and 185 €} 2 / You visit the room... More

Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My husband and I spent two September nights at the Cardinal located just across the square to the Cathedral in the old city. We were very happy with both the location in old Rouen and with the hotel, which turned out to be quite easy to find...certainly a bonus. A small lobby with a lift took us to our second... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Pristine, large room, helpful people. ignore the two star rating ( no restaurant, no 24hour concierge etc). First class. Good restaurants nearby, interesting town and free sons et lumiere each summer evening.

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Halifax Yorks
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This charming hotel is centrally placed almost on the doorstep of the Cathedral of Notre Dame. We have stayed there on many occasions and is a convenient stopping off point between the channel ports and the south of France (in our case the Loire valley). There is a convenient car park nearby which will cost about 10 Euros for an... More

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Additional Information about Hotel le Cardinal

Address: 1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000 Rouen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Haute-Normandie > Seine-Maritime > Rouen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Le Cardinal Hotel
Le Cardinal Rouen

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