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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in an absolutely breathtaking location so that you have a front row seat and view of the magnificent Rouen cathedral. We had a great view and a balcony, and enjoyed wine on that while looking over the plaza and cathedral. The hotel itself is modern, clean and comfortable. The room was nice-sized and the bed was very... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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304 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the unusual experience of booking the one night before the owners went on a mini-vacation so we were the only guests in the hotel. Our immaculate room, with balcony, faced Rouen Cathedral. The appointments were very nice and the bed was among the most comfortable we stayed in during our 5 weeks in France. Breakfast was substantial, so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked in Rouen to get over "jet lag"--and could not have been more pleased. The hotel was an easy walk from the train, and right next door to the Cathedral. Our 4th floor suite had not one, but TWO balconies--and a front row seat to the sound and light show that played across the face of the cathedral. The... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed in this hotel with my wife on a two week vacation to France. It is a very nice hotel conveniently located in city center immediately adjacent to the Rouen Cathedral. Clean, comfortable, modern, very nice management. A nice 5-10 minute walk from the train station. I would stay there again when visiting Rouen.

Thank jdodez
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This hotel is right by the Cathedral and about 500 metres from the old market. We stayed on a Sunday – and would warn other visitors that the reception closes on Sundays from 13.00 to 17.00. If you are expecting to be received at 14.00, you will need to wander around the city for a couple of hours! There is,... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

15 rooms right on plaza for Cathedral. In the middle of all you want to see. Small elevator to access our 4th floor room. two rooms, one with 2 nice chairs and small bedroom. Balcony on 2 sides. Highly recommend it.

Thank ronaldlwilson
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Booked as a surprise birthday getaway by my hubby, I found the cardinal hotel to be very modern, clean and staff very helpful. The views from our room of the cathedral were amazing, and we had a lovely balcony to sit and sip wine (room 19). Location was very convenient for shops, restaurants and historic attractions. Had a lovely stay.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The location is great, just next to the cathedral. The room was clean and renewed. However, we felt it was overpriced for what it had to offer: - the furniture is very basic (little stools next to the bed instead of bed tables), plain room without any décorations, found only one socket, no soap holder, no kettle. Towels looked clean... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

On a recent trip to France, my wife and I stayed here with another couple. The hotel is located near the center of most of the major attractions in Rouen. The rooms are clean and a short walk to all the attractions and numerous restaurants. If you do arrive by train it is approximately a 20 minute walk which is... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This hotel is perfectly situated in the square with the cathedral and is walking-distance from shops, all the main historic attractions, and the train station. The check-in was efficient, and I was given information about breakfast and the code to get into the building at night because they lock the doors after a certain point. The room was modern and... More 

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Welcome to the Cardinal standing at the heart of old Rouen. The hotel is cozy to make you feel comfortable and simply decorated so as not to detract from the Cathedral opposite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel le Cardinal

Address: 1 Place de la Cathedrale, 76000, Rouen, France
Region: France > Normandy > Haute-Normandie > Seine-Maritime > Rouen
Price Range: £64 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel le Cardinal 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Le Cardinal Hotel
Le Cardinal Rouen
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Rouen
#4 Business Hotel in Rouen
#5 Best Value Hotel in Rouen
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“Corner room facing the cathedral.”
 of 5 bubbles HvPssptWilTrvl, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Junior Suite on the 4th floor was lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles marvk927, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were upgraded to a 4th floor room with a balcony overlooking the cathedral, which was a fabulous perch for enjoying the city!”
 of 5 bubbles jdodez, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the cathedral”
 of 5 bubbles DrPPJS, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for 4th floor, corner preferred.”
 of 5 bubbles ronaldlwilson, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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