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The Cardinal Hotel is a historic building very close to Stanford University and perfect for our college visit. The lobby was very warm and welcoming. Great to read the available papers or magazines with a cup of tea or coffee. Felt like Gramma's parlor from...More
The Cardinal Hotel was an affordable charmer. I think the design and decor would especially appeal to an older crowd. The rooms have recently been upgraded (to a boutique style) and are clean and offer all sorts of places to plug in electronics. We had...More
Yes indeed, less can be as satisfying! I was attending a tennis tournament during the week and meeting up with my son. I was booked for 4 days in an upscale, deluxe hotel, but since I was arriving in Palo Alto in the evening -...More
Super clean room, right in the middle of the dowtown, one queen bed for two of us. Clean shared (separate) toilet and shower. We were in the third floor but coud hear the noise (if light sleeper, this may not be the perfect lace). We...More
As other reviews have emphasised, the Cardinal Hotel offers an ideal location in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. It is very close to the Caltrain station making connection to SFO airport relatively effortless. i was staying in Room 227 which was great during the...More
US$134 - US$374 (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"