Discover a fine array of services and amenities at the entirely non-smoking Cardinal Hotel. Our boutique downtown Palo Alto, California property welcomes family vacationers and business travelers with high-speed wireless Internet access, business center, laundry facilities, and complimentary coffee, tea, and cocoa in the lobby.
Bistro Maxine is a creperie/café that serves up a delectable selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items. Hotel guests can enjoy the "Cardinal Breakfast," which includes coffee or tea, fresh squeezed orange juice, small fruit salad, and a choice of eggs, omelettes, srambles, a "crepe short stack", breakfast croissant sandwich or yogurt and granola $15.00. Learn more about our breakfast.
Stay connected while you stay with us at our downtown Palo Alto hotel. Secure high-speed wireless internet access allows you to safely surf the web or take care of business.
Most weekday parking in Palo Alto is free but time limited from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a three-story parking lot underneath the City Hall building, directly across the street from the hotel, where the time limit is 3 hours.
Most other lots and street parking is limited to 2 hours. Daily parking permits are available for purchase for $17.50 per day at the front desk. Parking is free and unrestricted from Friday at 5:00 p.m. until Monday at 8:00 a.m. Parking on the residential streets (approximately 3 blocks from the hotel) is free and not time limited.