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Hotel Palais Cardinal

Place du 11 Novembre 1918, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is its location at the entrance to this beautiful hilltop town. This is a family owned hotel. The hotel rooms are a bit dated and small, but the place is comfortable, offers a reasonable breakfast and has an oudoor swimming pool within a wallwd garden. Parking is always at a premium at St Emilion,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is ok but nothing particularly special. It's one very important redeeming factor is that it has its own garage for parking. Parking in St Emilion is a bit of a nightmare. We found it strange that the restaurant was closed on a Wednesday and Thursday night in July which made the hotel appear very quiet. Our room was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights as part of a walking tour. We were pleased with the welcoming service, the staff going out of their way to give us information. The location is amazing. Clean, nice pool but average breakfast (only cold).

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night, but enjoyed our stay. Check-in was quick and efficient, the lady at reception spoke perfect English and hotel has safe parking right across the road. Our room (37) was a bit small, but had the bonus of a balcony overlooking the courtyard and swimming pool. The bathroom was spacious enough and even had a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A second trip to St. Emilion and a second stay in this charming small hotel. Our room had a balcony (overlooking the garden) and this time we discovered a lovely pool and garden area behind the hotel which we had not noticed when we stayed before. I sat by the pool in glorious evening sunshine for an hour before dinner.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My lady and I spent a very pleasant couple of days at the Palais Cardinal the room was very nice with a small balcony, also the added extra was a garage to park, as parking in St -Emillion is a nightmare. The staff were charming and a good breakfast. I would certainly recommend this hotel, one caveat you cannot check... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The hotel is well located to explore St Emilion which is a very pretty place to visit. My room was large but had a very strong Moldy/Musty smell which was pretty unpleasant. The Air con would only blow warm air, not too much of a problem in September but in the hot months would be a disaster. The shower (over... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We arrived at around 11.30pm and the lady on reception had waited up for us to arrive, which was very kind of her as we had spoken earlier and suggested she leave a key out for us. She was charming and helpful. The exterior of the building is beautiful but inside is quite dated (but then this is France for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great location with really helpful staff aaaaaaaaaand a pool!!! But you may not be needing that anyway there is too much wine to drink. The hotel is extremely traditional, the rooms are a bit small, but its still very comfortable and clean. The hotel is quiet and the staff are helpful.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed here in august and booked last minute over the phone and while not cheap, it was clean, pleasant and nice. The room was small and simple and the staff were nice. Breakfast was a bit steep but offered a variety. I would stay again. Try pascals for your meal ! .. Altho we did not eat at the... More 

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