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Hotel le Cardinal

1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000 Rouen, France
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Hotel le Cardinal
Ranked #2 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
54 helpful votes 54 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Cork Ireland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

It enjoys a wonderful location in Place de la Cathedrale with the cathedral in full view out the window maybe a 100 metres away. The Rue de la Grosse Horloge begins in this Place and this takes you down to the Place de Vieux Marche where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. You can park in the Place... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Stayed one night in a corner room next to the breakfast room. The spotless room exceeded expectations! Huge by French standards, modern, bright, cable tv, large bath and bed was comfortable. Breakfast was delightful and filling. (The owner's friendly cat visited when beckoned, but was not a pest. Loved it!) Nearby parking was under ground at a nominal fee. The... More

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Miami, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights here. We actually thought it was a 3 star hotel and were surprised upon our arrival to learn it was a 2 star. The proprieter upgraded us to a larger room( the lift goes as far as the 4th floor and there were some steps to the 5th but it was easy.) We were helped... 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): $$
Also Known As:
Le Cardinal Hotel
Le Cardinal Rouen

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#2 Romantic Hotel in Rouen #3 Best Value Hotel in Rouen
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Welcome to the Cardinal standing at the heart of old Rouen. The hotel is cozy to make you feel comfortable and simply decorated so as not to detract from the Cathedral opposite. ... more   less 
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