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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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Islamabad, Pakistan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has great location and lots of character, unfortunately the experience was totally let down by the front desk staff. The three reception staff we encountered varied between unfriendly and unhelpful, disrespectful and rude and from evasive to non-existent. One of them did not want to recommend any restaurant in the city other than the one in the hotel.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed here Christmas Eve and a couple of nights after. The building, gardens, etc are stunning. Loads of character, part of the city walls, huge thick doors. And we had a decent size room. A few negatives though: 1. In spite of being mid winter, everything indoors was hot. The room and bathroom were overheated so we were very... More 

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California
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed at the Hostal del Cardenal 2 nights in October. This is a uniquely beautiful place with a large walled well-designed garden and pleasant rooms where you can sit and relax. There's a high-end restaurant on premises, too. Our room was large and traditional with modern amenities. There was a small sitting/reception room just outside our bedroom. The bed... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This hotel is located very close to the Puerta de Bisagra and feels elegant, historic, and old-world, yet luxurious. The beds were very comfortable, service was perfect. The only problem is there are some stairs and no elevators. I can imagine in summer how relaxing it would be to enjoy the garden, but it was freezing out! Price was excellent... More 

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vernon british columbia canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

-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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

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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45 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

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
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12 helpful votes 12 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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Address: Paseo de Recaredo 24, 45004 Toledo, Spain
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Location: Spain > Castile-La Mancha > Province of Toledo > Toledo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hostal del Cardenal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hostal Del Cardenal Toledo
Hostal Del Cardenal Hotel Toledo

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