Enhance your visit to Palo Alto, California by reserving a comfortable, affordable guestroom or suite at the historic Cardinal Hotel. Built in 1924, our recently renovated, entirely non-smoking 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 vintage amenities. A convenient downtown location makes it easy to access world-class dining, unique shopping, and eclectic art galleries. We're also within close proximity of popular attractions, high-tech companies, and renowned Stanford University.