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1005 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1621
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#5 of 9 hotels in Luray
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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)
Wifi
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Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
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Telephone
Microwave
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Complimentary toiletries
Iron
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GoPlaces06508912687 wrote a review Dec 2022
Swannanoa, North Carolina4 contributions
Loved this place and the 1950's atmosphere. If you are looking for a fancy, upscale place look elsewhere. This place has all the basics including a nice front porch with chairs. Clean, quiet and reasonably priced.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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billhauer wrote a review Oct 2022
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The rooms are dated, but don't let that deter you. They are well kept and immaculate. The price is very modest. And the owner /manager could not be any more accomodating. Stayed here on our journey south , and made a point of staying again on the return.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Room Tip: coffee, food, and beer is a two minute walk away.
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Heffner2007 wrote a review Oct 2022
Augusta, Georgia79 contributions15 helpful votes
When you find tha last available motel room in any town you would simply be satisfied with what you get. However, room 109 at the Cardinal Inn in Luray, VA was a pleasant surprise. Oh, it's vintage 1970 or so and given that you would expect wear and tear but none was evident. The bathroom was spotless. The old tile floor cracks were clean and looked brand new! The bed was very comfortable and there was almost no noise from the other guests or nearby road. It was a pleasure to stay our two nights. The management was helpful and all our needs were met. Well done Cardinal Inn!
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Whitney wrote a review Jul 2022
New Market, Virginia7 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a great, inn with old fashioned charm built in the 50s. Located very close to the Luray Caverns. Extremely clean room with fridge and microwave. Room and bathroom were a good size. The sheets felt better than home. Owner went out of his way to allow us check in late at night which was a super easy process. Owner had list of local restaurants to eat at. Highly recommend Jess’ Lunch Box which is to the right of the inn. We’ve stayed at several hotels in several states while traveling on this trip and this was the CLEANEST and most well maintained place we stayed. Can’t beat the price, cleanliness, and service.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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podrozniczka60 wrote a review Jul 2022
New Jersey14568 contributions4173 helpful votes
The motel was very overpriced. The descriptions misrepresented the actual state of affairs. We used Bookings to make our reservations and paid over 140 dollars! No breakfast! The accommodations were dated and not particularly clean! Minimal toiletries. The bed was ok.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Karen H wrote a review Apr 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Yeah, this is a definite not again. Deadbolt didn’t work. Holes in screen in bathroom and window was open upon arrival. Horrible scratchy comforter. Almost no outlets. Very dark and dreary. Small fridge and microwave standing on a small table. Window-like A/C unit was extremely loud. ON THE PLUS SIDE, was very close to SNP.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Great restaurant/diner type Jess’s about 500 yards from motel. Had an awesome burger and fries....
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kevinthomas wrote a review Apr 2022
Washington DC, District of Columbia13 contributions5 helpful votes
Decent budget option, reasonably clean and only somewhat overpriced. Good shower, hot water, and nice towels. No coffee - “because of COVID”. Good location for skyline drive and about a mile or so from downtown.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Brooke Hinkle wrote a review Jan 2022
Medford, New Jersey707 contributions282 helpful votes
The Cardinal Inn is your typical motel in the mountains- it serves a great purpose for Shenandoah hikers and those on a budget. The service was excellent, and the rooms were decent enough. The hotel is about a mile down the road from downtown Luray, about 10 minutes from Lurary Caverns, and about 20 minutes from Shenandoah NP.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Room Tip: Request non-smoking
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Rhonda L wrote a review Sep 2021
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Very clean and very nice! Very comfort feeling when staying here . The staff is amazing and right there with any and all needs and accomodations . Restaurants are close by, and it's not like the other hotels. there's a beautiful big back yard with built in grills and shelter for outdoor fun! All that plus a reasonable and cheap price ! I will definitely be coming here again !! Check it out!!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Wendy B wrote a review Sep 2021
North Port, Florida63 contributions11 helpful votes
I found this online and it was inexpensive and near the caverns. I booked a king but when we got there, there were many rooms available so he upgraded us to the deluxe king with no extra charge. The gentleman was very friendly and helpful and told us there was a laundromat about 1/2 mile up the road. He wasn’t kidding, it was that close. He also made sure to point out exactly where the ice machine was and to let him know if we needed anything. The room was much bigger than I thought it would be and we didn’t need the extra space but it was nice. The decor was nice and the room was super clean. Yes, it is an older hotel but is in good condition and everything worked well for us. The bed … I have to tell you about this bed. We pulled back the covers to find the sheets and blankets tucked in very tightly. Forget a quarter. You could have bounced a brick off the bed. Every fold and every tuck was made with precision. (Anyone with a military background would be impressed with this work of art.) There was an extra blanket in the closet if needed. The bathroom was super clean and had plenty of towels. The hotel is non-smoking but since each room is accessed outside, there were plenty of chairs on the walkway/patio in front of the doors to sit and relax. I would absolutely stay here again.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: It is right next to a gas station and about 1/2 mile away from a laundromat.
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$67 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
cardinal inn by silver star hotel luray, cardinal hotel luray, cardinal hotel by silver star
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns
LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaLuray
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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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 Gathering Grounds Patisserie & Cafe.
Is The Cardinal Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.