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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
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    • Average9%
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    “shared bath” (19 reviews)
    “ceiling fan” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 219 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Location, location, location, This is not El Camino. I like the atmosphere -- relaxed and easy going, but clean and efficient. Friendly staff, interesting old building. Love the exterior signs, btw. A long way from a chain motel. Having stayed in both, I prefer the...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I find this a great location and wonderful staff. The place has an old-world atmosphere and quiet. From the doors I can walk to downtown Palo Alto and to Stanford University or take the Margarite shuttle.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I recently stayed at the Cardinal Hotel for two nights while traveling for business. When I checked in, I gave my credit card for any incidental charges and as a deposit. I informed the employee at the front desk that the trip was reserved and...More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, General Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mr. Sandler, I want to apologize for the series of mistakes we made at the Cardinal Hotel that resulted in your credit card getting charged for your stay when it should not have been. The front desk agent that checked you in was wrong...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Was very nice and comfortable. There was a lot of noise in the alley, but the windows helped to reduce some of that noise. Thanks for the nice stay and comfortable welcome. The taxi service was great and the tv service was fantasticMore

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Patrick! Thank you for the high praise! We are nestled in the thick of it all in downtown Palo Alto, with so many great restaurants, bars, shops and cafes just a stone's throw away. I hope we see you again, soon! We will have...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Amazing location, terrific staff, great amenities in room and so very very clean. Dont be worried about shared showers etc , lots of capacity and so incredibly clean. Breakfast included next door is terrific. Bike storage amazing, business center, quiet , bed and bedding perfect,...More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Kate! Thank you for spending such a memorable occasion with us! We take great pride in being a historic family owned hotel, since 1924! There is something magical about the history of Cardinal Hotel - much of which is on display in our lobby....More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • $134 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 59
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    Paul K
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    Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
    There is an elevator right by the registration desk. However, I do not recall rooms on the first floor. Also, you will want to call to check for an accessible entrance. I am remembering stairs at the two entrances.
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    "Make sure to book rooms with restrooms away from the backside if you MUST stay here."
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    "rooms that face the inner courtyard were quiet at night"
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    "Request a room with en suite bathroom. Higher floors have less street noise."
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    "Sometimes there maybe a party in one of the nearby restaurants or bars.Ramona street side was quiet for us."
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