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Hotel le Cardinal

#1 of 52 Hotels in Rouen
Certificate of Excellence
1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000 Rouen, France
Hotel le Cardinal
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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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Midland, Michigan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
39 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last April, my wife and I spent one night at this hotel. I will be forever sorry that we did not stay longer at Rouen, the city and its attractions deserve more than just a one-day visit. The Cardinal hotel turned out to be a splendid surprise. It is a small, quiet, very well located facility right on the center... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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10 helpful votes 10 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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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 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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