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Hostal del Cardenal

3.5 of 5 Paseo de Recaredo 24, 45004 Toledo, Spain
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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vernon british columbia canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

-had a 3 night stay here and the promotional photos do it justice. Great building that gives the feeling that you are living inside the stone walls themsleves and in a way, you really are. -the service was attentive and the balconies are fabulous. It is in close proximity to the amenities in the old city but a bit of... More 

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Palo Alto, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hostal del Cardenal is a bit frayed around the edges, but retains old world charm. The staff is sparse (and does not speak much English), but they were helpful nonetheless. The room felt old-fashioned -- a good thing -- but heat, air-conditioning, and bath facilities are modern and work perfectly. The restaurant specializes in traditional Castillian cookery such as... More 

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Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Ok, if you can't cope with steps this isn't for you. But if you love atmosphere, history, architecture, gardens with shade, rills and fountains then get booking. Set (literally) in wonderful Toledo's ancient city walls, you will not be disappointed (other than in breakfast perhaps - but it is optional so go find a pavement cafe for a little people-watching).

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Oakland, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
42 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Your stay will be in a historic Cardinal's Palace that is some hundreds of years old, so there are challenges. First, the hotel is built into the city walls, and hence there is no direct parking at the hotel. There is a very small parking area directly outside (we were lucky, I got parking at the door!) and an underground... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I booked this hotel because we like historic accommodations. Previous reviewers have commented on the stairs, and yes there are stairs to get into the hotel and then more stairs to your room, but if you ask the front desk for help with your luggage they will get someone. A young man was sent to the public parking lot to... More 

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Vinton, Louisiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Build in the 1700s by order of a Cardenal, this restored mansion is a lodging to store in our memories. Our rooms, decorated in antique furniture were adjoining with a living room and large balcony overlooking old tiles roofs and ancient towers. The food was delicious and the dining room elegantly restored as was the rest of this gorgeous place.... More 

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Tiburon, California
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52 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A group of us stayed one night in the hotel. I endorse many of the previous comments regarding parking and the "steps". We were lucky and found a parking spot immediately outside of the hotel around 6PM and thus fed the meter for two hours and we were set for overnight. There are many steps into the hotel and if... More 

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Arrive at the hotel and you'll quickly discover that there are quite a few stairs to climb before reaching the lobby. As you huff and puff your suitcases up the various stairs, you'll notice a wonderful garden, little fountains and no one to help you. Service is nonexistent. You'll find one man behind a desk whose English is also practically... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We had been traveling in Portugal and Spain for 3 weeks when we arrived at Hacienda del Cardenal. The location is terrific. Close to the escalator to the old city, restaurants and other local sights. First, know that getting your luggage into the hotel is a chore. Hauling it up nearly 50 stairs will get you breathing the local air.... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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93 reviews 93 reviews
41 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I reviewed this lovely hotel a few years ago. Returned last month to find that nothing had changed for the worse -- it is still the most delightful hotel in which to stay in Toledo. It exudes calm, quiet and coolness, both inside the beautiful building (a summer retreat of the Cardinal-Archbishops of the primatial see of Spain), and in... More 

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Address: Paseo de Recaredo 24, 45004 Toledo, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile-La Mancha > Province of Toledo > Toledo
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hostal del Cardenal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Hostal Del Cardenal Toledo
Hostal Del Cardenal Hotel Toledo

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