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The Cardinal Inn

1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 (Formerly Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns)
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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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Vienna VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've chosen the Cardinal Inn on several occasions for our stays in Luray. It is located on the Shenandoah Park side-of-town rather than the Luray Caverns side (although Luray is not a large town). Ten minutes to Thornton Gap entrance to Skyline Drive. The room we've stayed in has been quite clean, bed comfortable; rooms have TV free Internet, microwave... More 

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Herndon, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The Cardinal Inn is not a 4 star hotel but it is not intended to be. It is for a family on a budget. The rooms are dated, but very clean and comfortable. V.J the manager is fabulous to work with and just a very nice guy as was the other staff members we interacted with during our stay. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was looking for a clean, comfortable budget place to spend the night on the way to Shenandoah national park. This place was fine, and if I had returned via Luray then I would have stayed again. The park is only 10-15 minutes drive away.

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our family reserved four rooms. Two of them smelled musty, one smelled like it had been "sprayed" to cover up smoke, and one (ours!) smelled clean and fresh. It is an older hotel but it served it's purpose. The water pressure was great and hot! Although the beds look like cardboard boxes, they were comfortable enough for us. The location... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I were driving through Luray. We stopped at Uncle Bucks for dinner. I used TripAdvisor and found The Cardinal Inn. We stayed in room 112. One King size bed and one queen. Just right for us. We took the queen and put 3 kids in the King bed. I agree with the other reviews regarding style. The... More 

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Austintown, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed at the Cardinal Inn for one night in early September after driving part way on Skyline drive. For a one night stay, it was ok and the rates were better than some of the other hotels in the area. It appears to be an older building with older furnishings, but the room was clean, though the doors around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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 August 15, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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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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Address: 1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 (Formerly Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns)
Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27
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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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