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Takoma Park, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a "luxury" room to ensure that we had a room with air conditioning. (I went to the hotel's website w/ translation for info on rooms with a/c.) The room we had was huge, with 2 twin beds pushed together, nice-enough linens, French doors overlooking a quiet garden, a bathroom w/ two sinks & tub (no stand-up shower),... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a bicycle accident the Sunday evening we were in St. Emilion and arrived at the hotel with some distress. The pharmacy near by was closed and we were not sure where to go for supplies. The staff was very attentive to our needs and the desk clerk drove and got us supplies. What a blessing to have such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early and Gladys on the front desk couldn't be nicer. She got us towels and showed us to the pool and then let us know when our room was ready. The twin room was small but was fresh and the bathroom was very modern. The dinner in the evening was lovely. Our waiter made great recommendations and the... More 

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

We stayed here one night in July as we decided to extend our stay in St. Emilion and our other hotel was fully booked. It was terribly hot and the hotel doesn't have AC - I'm sure it would have been fine outside of that heat wave, but we didn't get much sleep (even with a fan). The rooms are... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read reviews that the rooms smelled like mildew but I couldn't believe it until I walked into our room. There was no AC and it was impossibly hot. Our room was super tiny, I think my closet at home might be bigger, but the pool was wonderful. We spent most of our time out by the pool relaxing.... More 

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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Having read a number of Trip Advisor reviews beforehand, it was with some trepidation as to what we would expect upon arrival. The hotel looks very pretty from the exterior; however inside is rather shabby and a bit like stepping back in time but not in a particularly good way. The room we were given was a nightmare as it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

An otherwise great hotel, but suffers from an unprofessional and sometimes downright unhelpful staff. The rooms are small but clean and functional, with shower curtains and everything. The pool is fantastic, with immediate surroundings of a palace ruin and a lovely garden. I didn't try the restaurant - I saw the ratings have been low recently. Upon arrival we found... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We had initially chosen a "standard" room which was very standard. Clean but sparse, small double bed, thin / worn towels with no air conditioning (came with a fan), very small TV. We moved to a superior room for the next 3 nights and what a difference! Large room with a queen bed, large TV, double sinked bathroom with separate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We stayed as part of a group and the rooms varied enormously. One even had no window at all, we were lucky and had air-conditioning (room 33). The rooms are adequate, the bathrooms small. Some have power showers, some baths so best to check out just what you might get. By French standards the hotel is OK and has a... More 

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Calgary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Needed a wheelchair accessible room so this hotel worked for that. The staff leave much to be desired. There was one gentleman who worked hard and tried to accommodate our English and poor French as best as he could. One woman who seemed like she might be a manager - also lovely and helpful. For the most part, the remainder... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Palais Cardinal

Address: Place du 11 Novembre 1918 | 2 Rue Guadet, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Saint-Emilion
Price Range: $124 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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