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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2530
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good36%
    • Average10%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
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    “shared bath” (19 reviews)
    “city hall” (8 reviews)
    “ceiling fan” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Staff was kind and courteous. Thank you for your hospitality. It put me at ease during my stay knowing the staff had my back with everything from getting directions to lending a helping hand. Happy holidays!

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I think this hotel is excellent beacuse the room was very clean and the staff was kind, and located in a very good area. I felt comfortable at this hotel in spite of staying at a room without bath/restroom.

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The Cardinal is a beautiful hotel in a perfect location - and the staff were helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. My only complaints about the Cardinal are minor. First, the soundproofing was very poor - I could hear the television in the next room very clearly,...More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear C8517ZKtimothyh, Thank you for sharing your experience with the traveler community. I am glad that our location was perfectly suited for your needs, and that our team was able to provide you with excellent customer service. We really try to make our guests feel...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I stayed for one night. I wasn’t super comfortable. The rooms were cold. No gym. Tastefully decorated but no frills. They have an old elevator where you need to pull the door yourself but modern key entry where you wave the key card. Breakfast and...More

    Thank Nadstravels
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Warm greetings Nadstravels, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and detailing both the positives and the areas needed of improvement. Although we don't have a fitness center inside the hotel, we do offer day passes at Gym Vivre which is...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Cardinal is in a great location - within a block of the best restaurants and bars of Palo Alto and a 20 minute walk from the edge of the Stanford campus. Its is also a good price - about half of comparable rooms in...More

    Thank AKDut
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there, AKDut! Thank you for the review. We are proud to have been your welcome retreat in Palo Alto! I'm glad you took advantage of our Shared Bath style rooms, you can save quite a bit on the price point and still enjoy the...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$134 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 59
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    Paul K
    27 July 2016|
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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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    "2nd floor is easier to get to with your bag"
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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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