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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A Great place to stay.Close to WKU and the football stadium. We have been staying there for 3 years,when we are in town.Very Clean and Reasonable. Pete and his Family are Wonderful people.Football time is here. GO TOPPERS

Thank Samantha E
pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5- star review us on Trip Advisor. we appreciate you taking the time to experience with us. we are so happy you enjoy your stay with us and glad to hear that you stay every year with us. we are committed to do whatever it take to ensure our guests are satisfied so if there is...

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The service I experienced was excellent. They cleaned the room thoroughly every day. When I was to stay another week they even took my card at the room and brought me the slip to sign as a convenience to me. I really liked the room. It was so conveniently arranged. The microwave and fridge were great. The air conditioner cooled...

Thank Karen42101
Citrus Springs, Florida
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was nice and clean, the owner was very friendly. Wifi works good. It really gives you a kick back in the 50s or 60s (except the nice Flatscreen TV and Wifi ;-) ) We like the Vintage style, and that's why we choose this Motel. We'll come back! We also like Judy's Castle next Door ! Good and cheap...

Thank Juergen_K1966
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The motel was clean and standard. For half the price of chain hotels, this was an amazing bargain. Friendly staff, clean room. We stayed one night and this was sufficient. For a longer stay and with children, you may opt for more amenities at the chains; but the price can't be best.

Thank wyogirl2
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. we appreciate you spreading the word about your stay. we hope to see you again in the future!

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is an older updated motel. Nothing fancy but very clean and everything in the room worked. The staff was eager to provide helpful information about what is available in the area. Great home cooking next door.

Thank Jerry P
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind word . I am glad that your stay was comfortable and clean. we appreciate that you choose our property for your stay while traveling. we look forward to you staying with us again in the future.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very clean room. Family owned small motel with courteous staff. Completely renovated rooms. New AC/heating unit. New, clean carpet. Comfortable beds, refrigerator, and microwave. Bathroom has nice new shower and tub. New sink and counter. Towels were clean and had fresh smell. New toilet. New hairdryer. Powered bathroom ceiling vent. There was no tabletop or desktop electronics charging station, but...

Thank Tim A
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review! I am delighted that you enjoy your stay and to have earned such a kind review from you. we love to hear that you found the staff courteous , room were "very clean". Your review is exactly how we want all our guests to feel after staying with us. I truly cannot thank you...

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We decided to stay in Bowling Green on our way to Mammoth Cave National Park. I saw that TripAdvisor travelers gave the Cardinal Motel 4 stars, so I decided to book this hotel. It did not disappoint. It is off the highway, in town and looks like an old fashion motel. It is run by a local family, who are...

Thank DBontheroadagain
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for fantastic review of our hotel. It is always nice to see when so many amenities are mentioned in review. I am very happy that you fond us to be the right mix for your travels. we appreciate your positive feedback and are delighted to hear you say that you will support a"local economy". we greatly...

Newcastle upon tyne
Reviewed 13 July 2016

First thing to say is this motel is OLD STYLE, like something you'd see on route 66. We arrived a day earlier than planned, no problem to owners at all. Room was HUGE with 2 double beds and was spotlessly clean. Free parking and Wi-Fi too. In morning we went next door for food in Judy's castle. Every member of...

Thank Gary A
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for 5 star review and recommendation.you are fabulous and amazing guest to take the time to share your awesome experience .love your review as it truly depicts our motel. we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again!

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Cardinal Motel and found it more than adequate. It's an older model but it has been updated. The room smelled clean and the bedding was very comfortable. The place has been freshly painted. Management was very concerned about my comfort and made sure my needs were met. The diner next door serves delicious food. Great place...

Thank Claire T
Ashish D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to submit review of our property. I am delighted that you enjoy your stay and to have earned such a kind review from you. you are always welcome at the cardinal motel bowling green, and we hope to see you again in the future. thank you for being our guest.

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We decided last minute to visit National Corvette Museum/Assembly Plant. Cardinal Motel has been tastefully remodeled and is meticulously clean. Rooms and bathrooms freshly painted with nice touches. Landscaping under renovation, you are greeted with a small waterfall surrounded by multi colored zinnias in the drive in entrance. Great Value for Price.

Thank GElovestravel!
Pete D, Manager at Cardinal Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for the glowing review! we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. it's great to know we were to meet your expectations. it's wonderful to hear our "meticulously clean". Thank you again for the 5 out 5 review! we hope you come back and visit us again soon! have a wonderful day.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Cardinal Motel located in the heart of Bowling green, this motel is within 1.2 miles of Western Kentucky university and hot rod ballpark and southern Kentucky performing Arts center (SKYPAC). Lost river cave 2.6 miles and Beech bend park 4.6 miles away. All Restaurants & Shopping centers Nearby. Amenities: All rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwave, plus free WIFI and LED TVs. other amenities available to guests include free long-distance and local calls free bottled water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardinal Motel

Address: 1310 US 31w Byp, Bowling Green, KY 42101-2560
Region: United States > Kentucky > Bowling Green
Price Range: €63 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cardinal Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms on the east side are best for viewing approaching delivery vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles Karen42101, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room #116. Very quiet and the Car is in front of the door (all Rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles Juergen_K1966, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms at bottom set back from road. ours was Huge..”
 of 5 bubbles jellybelly68, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“if desired, ask for a room with a tub rather than a shower only.”
 of 5 bubbles Karen42101, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 116 and 117 are at the back of the lot and probably the most quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jwoodson, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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