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The Cardinal Inn

1005 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1621
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#5 of 9 hotels in Luray

See why so many travellers make The Cardinal Inn their hotel of choice when visiting Luray. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Close to Luray Singing Tower (2.0 mi), a popular Luray landmark, The Cardinal Inn is a great destination for tourists.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer air conditioning, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom, and you can stay connected during your stay as Cardinal Inn By Silver Star Hotel offers guests free wifi.

For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While in Luray, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Cardinal Inn By Silver Star Hotel, including Uncle Buck's Family Restaurant (0.9 mi), Gathering Grounds (0.9 mi), and Mok-N-She's (0.1 mi).

If you’re looking for something to do, Warehouse Art Gallery (1.0 mi) is a nice way to spend some time, and it is within walking distance of The Cardinal Inn.

At The Cardinal Inn, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Luray.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
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FloridaMother61 wrote a review May 2021
Orlando, Florida15 contributions12 helpful votes
My husband and I recently stayed at the Cardinal Inn for 2 nights during a trip to see the Luray Caverns, which is just down the road about 2 miles. I must admit this motel wasn't initially my first choice when looking up lodging but the other hotel was booked full. Now I'm really glad that was the case. The Cardinal Inn was a wonderful place to stay. We had a large room with a king size bed which was quite comfortable. There was a microwave and small fridge in our room which we did use and both worked perfectly. No daily room service but we didn't find it to be an issue. Our room was exceptionally clean and neat. Yes the decor is a bit dated but, honestly, I absolutely loved it! The dated decor totally adds to the charm of this motel. Personally I loved the old fashioned colored tiles and such in the bathroom (like in my grandparents homes years ago when they were still with us). Since my husband is a smoker I especially liked that there are chairs provided outside the doors of the rooms on the front porch area. We sat outside both evenings just relaxing, watching traffic go by and enjoying the beautiful sunset. You can't do that when stuck inside a typical hotel. The owner lives on premises and is so very nice, helpful and is always there if you need extra towels, toilet paper, etc. I can't tell you how much we enjoyed the Cardinal Inn and the owner is a fantastic person. If we were to ever visit the area again we would definitely stay at the Cardinal Inn again.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Rob212 wrote a review Dec 2020
Severna Park, Maryland38 contributions11 helpful votes
We had a brief stay at the Cardinal Inn after a hike in the Shenandoah Valley. We arrived after dark and the innkeeper was very helpful in sharing a printed list of the restaurants that were open in town in the midst of the Covid restrictions. Our room was oversized with a comfortable king sized bed, a couch and sitting area, and even a small refrigerator with a separate sink where you could actually set up a wet bar! Short stay, but enjoyed our visit.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Tracye M wrote a review Dec 2020
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All the accommodations in Shenandoah National Park were fully booked, so with hesitation my daughter and I reserved a 3 night stay at the Cardinal Inn. Nothing fancy, and dated decor, but immaculately clean. Our room with 2 comfortable queen beds was surprisingly spacious; lots of shelving to store luggage, coolers, and other bulky items. Microwave and small fridge in room, but close to Dunkin Donuts for morning coffee. Large bathroom and counter space. Vijay the manager lives on site and is very helpful, friendly and attentive. No daily room service but you can ask Vijay for anything you want (extra towels, etc) anytime day or night and he’ll get it for you. There’s a nice big field in the back with a gazebo and picnic table where we had our lunch on two of the days there. A good base location to explore the National Park, and very near the Luray Caverns. It’s not the Rirz, but it’s clean, comfortable, quiet and friendly.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Db1105 wrote a review Nov 2020
Wilmington, Delaware182 contributions70 helpful votes
For the price, this place can’t be beat. We were looking for a place just to sleep and that’s exactly what we got. Room was clean, bed comfortable, and the shower was hot. Owner is onsite and helpful.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Herb wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I arrived somewhat late in the evening (7:30) & had mentioned that as a possibility & the owner called to assure me that he would have a key available if I called him on arrival. What great service. The room was very clean, with large flat screen TV & an excellent line-up of channels. The bath room was large and immaculately clean as was the entire area. I do not usually post review, but my some of my family members stayed at another way more expensive hotel last night & told me how small their room, bath & TV were....when I had a great experience at the Cardinal. The owner also retrieved & saved my cell phone which I had left in the room. Again I highly recommend this motel.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: The rooms were ground level & I parked next to my room...very convenient.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cardinal Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The Cardinal Inn?
Nearby attractions include Skyline Drive (7.1 km), Luray Caverns (3.8 km), and The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum (3.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Cardinal Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Cardinal Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at The Cardinal Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Cardinal Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Cardinal Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Triple Crown BBQ, West Main Market, and Flotzie's.
Is The Cardinal Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.