Cardinal Hotel - A historic hotel located near Stanford University
The Cardinal Hotel Palo Alto in downtown Palo Alto, California offers a historical ambiance and a close location to world class shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. The hotel is also conveniently located near Stanford University.
The Cardinal Hotel is designed to cater to both business and leisure travelers. The hotel was originally built in 1924; today it provides a neat glimpse into the Palo Alto of old. Business travelers will appreciate the hotels close location to the businesses of Palo Alto and Silicon Valley. The hotel also offers a business center, which provides computers with printers, workspaces, as well as copying and fax services (limited). Coffee, tea and hot coca services are available in the hotel lobby. The hotels concierge is available to assist with information regarding local venues or experiences. The hotel also offers a free USA Today newspaper for its guests, on-site laundry, same day laundry services, dry cleaning services, valet parking and complimentary incoming faxes. Guests of the Cardinal Hotel get reduced prices on the Bistro Breakfast offered the nearby Bistro Maxine.
The entire Cardinal Hotel Palo Alto and its surrounding area is a wireless hot spot for the internet, making conducting business on the road even easier. The hotel is a 100% smoke free facility. It offers guestrooms designed with historic charm and modern day amenities. Guestrooms feature one or two beds, color TVs complete with free cable channels including HBO and telephones with voicemail capabilities. More amenities include alarm clocks, data ports, ironing boards, irons, a work desk outfitted with lights and Aromatic shampoos and bath products. The rooms feature either private or hatchway bathrooms. Guest can choose from European style, Standard style, Deluxe guestrooms or suites. The suites contain private bathrooms, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee machines and a separate parlor.
The small town of Palo Alto is full of urban spirit. It offers a large amount of culture, entertainment and recreational activities. Guests can stroll down Palm Drive to reach Stanford Universitys Oval and visit the Stanford Memorial Church and the Hoover Tower. The hotel is located on University Avenue, making it the perfect place to stop into some unique bookstores, art galleries and small boutiques. Stanford University is located just 1 mile up the road and is the home of Stanfords University Medical Center and the Stanford Accelerator Center. The Cardinal Hotel offers free shuttle services to the university area. More shopping can be found at the Stanford Shopping Center, which contains 12 independently owned restaurants. Entertainment is found at the Stanford Theater and the Shoreline Amphitheater Pacific Art League. The chic town is well known for its bustling nightlife scene. The San Francisco International Airport is just 19 miles from the hotel and the San Jose International Airport is only 15 miles away, making getting the region easy. Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine Countries are only 90 minutes up the road from the hotel.
With a great downtown Palo Alto location near Stanford University and comfortable, modern amenities set in historic rooms, the Cardinal Hotel Palo Alto remains one of Californias best places to stay.