Welcome to The Cardinal Hotel

Enhance your visit to Palo Alto, California by reserving a comfortable, affordable guest-room or suite at the historic Cardinal Hotel.

Built in 1924, our recently renovated, entirely non-smoking vintage boutique hotel charms visitors with an elegant ambiance highlighted by the enchanting lobby, which provides a delightful glimpse into Old Palo Alto.

Family vacationers and corporate travelers alike will appreciate our dedicated service and modern amenities. A convenient downtown location makes it easy to walk to some of the best restaurants in the bay area, popular wine bars, pubs and sports bars and local cafes.

We're also within close proximity of popular attractions, high-tech companies, and just 1 mile from renowned Stanford University and the Stanford Shopping Center.


Be a part of history