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    Cardinal Hotel

    235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2530
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
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    “shared bath” (19 reviews)
    “city hall” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    I visited this hotel on a business trip. It's really quite lovely. However, I was surprised that there wasn't air conditioning or mini-fridges in the room. I enjoyed breakfast at the bistro (that coffee!!!) and I really enjoyed how it was located right in the...More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 17 September 2017

    Greetings! Thank you for a fantastic and detailed review! I'm so happy you enjoyed our prime location, breakfast at Bistro Maxine and your stay at Cardinal Hotel. As a fellow coffee aficionado, I agree, "that coffee!!!". Next time please request a mini-fridge in the room!...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    Great place to stay: clean, cozy, comfortable bed. Excellent wi fi. Loved the fans going throughout the hotel. Excellent breakfast deal with café next door (Maxine's), which had wonderful coffee and breakfast options. Very friendly and helpful staff at the Cardinal.More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 17 September 2017

    Hi there, Catherine! This review made my day! I always love sharing such a great guest experience with our front desk and housekeeping team, thank you for posting. Please visit again soon, we are at your service. Sincerely and appreciatively! Brian Brian Smith Guest Relations...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    Central Location,good value.fine helpful staff,lovely old hotel with modern conveniences,shared bathroom allows a less expensive option.,in the heart of Palo Alto,great access to all bars,cafes, restaurants and shopping. Good breakfast at Maxim Bistro. I love other downstairs cafe as well= Coupa Coupa cafe for sumptuous...More

    Thank M-Polo
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 12 September 2017

    Greetings M-Polo! Thank you for the lovely review! I am so glad we were able to provide a quality home base for you in downtown Palo Alto. You're right, our location couldn't be better. While we also have rooms with a Private Bath, the Shared...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Booked room through Tripadvisor. Great deal but poorly advertised. Booked a room with shared restroom. Upon arrival, i was not informed, I walked into the room and realized it when i noticed there was no restroom in the room. Got over it. Next, I was...More

    Thank Daniel D
    Response from CardinalHotel1924, General Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    One of the many reasons I value Trip Advisor (TA) professionally and personally are the reviews and the amount of information and opinions about hotels (the inside scoop) that they offer to all potential guests. I am happy that guests use TA to make choices...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    We've been to the Cardinal many times; the classic architecture and style of the building, the comfortable rooms, and the very friendly and pleasant staff bring us back every year. The Cardinal has a quiet and comfortable atmosphere that we like very much.More

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    Response from CardinalHotel1924, Guest Relations Manager at Cardinal HotelResponded 3 September 2017

    Hi Jeff, The team here at Cardinal Hotel thank you for such a thoughtful review, it very much captures the essence of what we are all about: classic architecture, friendly service and a comfortable atmosphere. I will share your kind remarks about the service with...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • 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$135 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 59
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    Paul K
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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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