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I grew up in Palo Alto, from 1963 to 1979. So my review may be colored somewhat nostalgic. I remember many, maybe hundreds of times walking or driving or bicycling past the Cardinal Hotel in my youth, not knowing anything about it. I had never...More
Stayed a couple of nights at this old-style hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Very much enjoyed it. It is a mini-version of what you could call the "Barton Fink" style Californian hotel built, I am guessing, in the twenties or thirties. No horror stories here...More
Stayed here three nights while attending a reunion. The room was very clean, quiet, newly painted and furnished. I got a cheap room without an attached bath or toilet (there was a sink). Served my purposes perfectly and saved a good bit of money. More...More
This was my first time staying at the Cardinal Hotel, as I was in town for a big football game. The Cardinal Hotel is located right in the middle of downtown Palo Alto. Restaurants, shops, and bars are all within walking distance. Stanford stadium is...More
The "European" style room, which means a shared bathroom located in the hallway, allows you to stay in a very nice hotel in the heart of the shopping and dining area on University Ave. for a bargain price. The hotel has a great deal of...More
US$ 134 - US$ 230 (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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"Make sure to book rooms with restrooms away from the backside if you MUST stay here."