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Hotel Cardinal

24 rue Cardinale, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
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Hotel Cardinal
Ranked #9 of 70 hotels in Aix-en-Provence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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philadelphia, pa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hate to give a bad or even an average review, but I wasn't impressed with this hotel. The location is perfect, the price is right, but I felt that the place was frayed around the edges. The coverlet was stained, and the bathroom seemed not quite spotless. But, if you're going for location, I suppose it's acceptable.

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Hard to rate this Hotel when it is only classed as two star yet when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. The room was tastefully decorated and the bed comfortable.There was no shower curtain and you had to hold the showers head while washing yourself and the bathroom as well. At least the hotel had a lift and was in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We hadn't expected anything quite as perfect as this as the base for our 2 week stay in Aix. We opted for an annex suite to allow for occasional self-catering. This turned out to be a great idea as we looked forward to returning to this haven of quietness and cool when the midday heat reached 30 plus degrees in... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The beautiful, very French decor was enhanced by original paintings in Cezanne style by the 92 year old owner. Service was friendly and our room was beautiful. Some street noise may be the price to pay for the central location close to everything you want to do in this gorgeous town.

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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Had a room on second floor of the annex overlooking the quiet square across from the church of the knights of Malta and the granet museum. High-ceiling and decorated with excellent early 20th century furniture. Very spacious and comfortable. Bathroom adequate with large shower. Clean. Did not have breakfast. Internet free but kept having to log in. Annex seemed circa... More

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Ames, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Very classy hotel, just down the street from the museum and a few blocks from major shopping street and restaurants. Moderately priced and a 15 minute walk to the airport bus stop. I'd stay there again in a minute.

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Whittier, California
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The reviews are accurate for the most part. We spent three weeks in France and Italy and booked everything based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. Everything met our expectations and we would stay at all of the hotels again on any future trip. Our budget allowed for mostly 3 star accommodations and although this is rated 2 stars, it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We spent 4 nights and loved this place. Nicely decorated rooms in an excellent location, close the bus station and all the action. Little gem of a hotel....do not be put off by the 2 star rating. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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67 reviews 67 reviews
4 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed at the Cardinal twice. It is old and charming. I'm sure they renovated at least once since 1992 (last visit) but the renovation was mostly in the bathrooms, I think, which no longer seem like dank dark caves with a bidet for a tub. Yes, it is a bit worn around the edges, but that adds to the... More

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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Sorry to say so but I really don't see what all the other good reviews are all about. We had the room in the back which was really old, spongy, and had a terrible smell. On top it was very noisy. Best is the location close to the old city center. But there are other places as well. The breakfast... More

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Address: 24 rue Cardinale, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
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Location: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Aix-en-Provence
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Also Known As:
Cardinal Hotel Aix En Provence

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Aix-en-Provence #10 Romantic Hotel in Aix-en-Provence
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Welcome to the heart of Aix, city of water, city of art. Here in the Mazarin Quarter, just a few steps from the Cours Mirabeau, the Church of Saint John of Malta, the Four Dolphins Fountain and the Place de la Rotonde, Provence enchants its visitors with its noble vintage homes !!! ... more   less 
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