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The Cardinal Inn

1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 (Formerly Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an good experience. Room style is dated but the bed sheets were new, fridge worked, shower warm, and it was clean... Etc. Unfortunately small smell of cigarette in the room. Staff was very nice. architecture of the 60s very nice also, not like standard contemporary hotel (great tiles in bathroom)

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My date booked this hotel for a wedding that we attended in Luray. For an outdated motel it seemed a bit expensive (about $100 per night) but the room wasn't too bad. The king bed was very comfortable and the room was clean. There was a mini fridge for our snacks and we had the spacious end unit. There was... More

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our first impression was "what did we get ourselves into?", but we soon adjusted. The hotel is like stepping back into the sixties, but was actual very clean, very quiet and the staff was very helpful and courteous. The location was far enough away from the main attractions to be nice and quiet, but close enough to be convenient. We... More

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Luray, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed at the Cardinal Inn for a week their rooms are wonderful and clean. The managers the own the Hotel are wonderful. Check out their suites their beautiful. Thanks again Cardinal Inn for a great stay and warm welcome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We left the DC area where we stay with our daughter for a few days. Next day we headed towards Luray, Va to see the caverns. Not having a place to stay we shopped for prices and came across this Inn. The manager was very friendly and gave us a nice suite for the best price we found. Clean and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was staying at Cardinal Inn with my friends for 1 night during Memorial weekend, and we booked this place at the last moment because it was near Luray Caverns and it was a good location. We booked 2 non-smoking rooms, but my room #120 reeked of stale cigarette odor. Everything in the room was in terrible condition. I thought... More

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Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We wanted a 2 night stay, but they were booked up. The owner/manager was kind enough to call me and let me know they had a cancellation and allow me to have it. The rooms were clean, and large, with nice bathroom facilities. There is plenty of parking, and the cable tv, minifridge, microwave, and air conditioning were just what... More

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Annville, Pennsylvania
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The location was good for our visit to the Luray Caverns and the Art Warehouse in Luray. The view from the rear picture window was nice. The room was clean and provided a microwave and refrigerator. TV remote worked to change channels but not to turn the TV on/off. The room met our needs. I would recommend our room for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed in the suite for 2 nights. Enjoyed the jacuzzi, relaxing at night in the living with a fire going. Rooms were spacious, clean & lots of storage for all traveling needs. Our bed was made for us, clean towels put out along with new toiletries. Do not know about standard rooms but highly recommend the suite. Do not... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Just because of the good experience during the first visit, we decided to stay again at this hotel while visiting Luray. But this time we are really disappointed. Although we learned that they did some improvement work, but still this hotel needs a huge renovation. Furniture, doors, electrical appliances, bedding everything is old and worn out. Even the blankets are... More

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Address: 1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 (Formerly Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns)
Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
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Also Known As:
Cardinal Inn By Silver Star Hotel Luray
Cardinal Hotel Luray
Cardinal Hotel By Silver Star

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