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Love the location of this hotel. Close to everything in Palo Alto and fairly reasonable for this area. Lobby retains it's classic 1920's era feel and the old style elevator gives one a bit of concern. However, the rooms are very comfortable with great beds,...More
What hotel in 2017 doesn't have a fitness center? This is an unrenovated, depressing mausoleum. Everything is dingy. The rooms are small and the bathrooms tiny. Spend the extra money to stay at the Sheraton around the corner.More
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Response from BrianSmith1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 6 April 2017
Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us here on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your time with us did not meet your expectations. As we are a historic hotel, we understand that our property is not everyone's personal...More
loved this quaint hotel. great access to many restaurants. free parking across the street at City Hall. it was a bit noisy at night because of its central location but they provide free ear plugs, which I used.
The building dates to 1924 and it certainly has character. Some rooms have their own sink and others actually have to share the facilities (but with a much lower room price). Indeed this is "value priced". The rooms have ceiling fans and old fashioned radiators...More
Hotel is old and preserved with modern updates. Only amenity is free wi-fi. No breakfast, although they give you a (single) pass for a light breakfast at an expensive place next door. It's within walking distance to a lot of restaurants in downtown Palo Alto....More
US$134 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
#1 Best Value Hotel in Palo Alto
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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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"rooms that face the inner courtyard were quiet at night"