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The Cardinal Inn

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

I stayed with my two children. It was a long trip for us. Double room with two Double Beds, Nice size room. Bed were comfortable,Room was clean. Microwave and refrigerator, WiFi, No Amenities, We only had time to visit Luray Caverns which we all enjoyed and wanted to go again the next day. Like any getaway you wish you could...

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1Thank Miriam W
Waynesboro, Virginia
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

It is a clean, comfortable and convenient place to stay. Our room was huge. It was dated but very clean. Our king bed was comfortable. There was a storm during the night. A clean towel was on our motorcycle placed there by staff to dry it off, such a nice gesture!

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Thank calasmy4
Ashland City, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It is an older inn but our room was very clean. We were there two nights with plans to spend day at LuRay Caverns. There was no pool or other amenities. We checked with other hotels but decided to try the older inn. When we got to LuRay we had a big surprise--all of the hotels were older (didn't find...

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Thank Donna S
Florence, SC
Reviewed 5 July 2016

For a basic motel, this was fine. The room was clean but the decor was not well planned. The only thing the bedspread, drapes, and carpet had in common was that they were in the same room. There was a mini fridge and microwave but no coffee maker or blow dryer. I did like the mountain view with the fireflies...

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Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My initial thought upon arrival was that there must be a huge range of rooms available! Our room was merely a typical motel room- clean, basic bed and TV, couple of chairs, dresse and lamps. Yes there was wifi, a mini fridge and cable but those were the highlights on the amenity front. The room was clean and I did...

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1Thank ATWTravel
Odenton, Maryland
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It is just a typical, average hotel. It's in a nice location and is fine if you're simply looking for a place to sleep. The service was quick, friendly, and easy going. No problems with parking or crowds. Quick drive away from Luray Caverns. However, small shower.

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Thank kaitiecomer
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I called at 10pm to confirm and pay for a booking I made through expedia, and whomever answered said they're not taking calls or bookings right now as it's "after hours." Okay then.... guess I'll cancel the reservation then! Won't even help potential customers? Only call during business hours if you're trying to make a booking.

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Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Have stayed here twice in the past 2 years. Rooms big, free wifi. Charming small motel, with very friendly owner, everything well keeped. Really great value. Will recommend to my friends and family:).

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The room was clean. The owner was very nice. He gave my husband a towel to clean our motorcycle. He also gave extra towels for us. I would stay here again. It is less than a mile from the Luray Cavern. Also places to eat,do laundry, and stores. The owner was also very helpful in giving us directions to a...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This was a great vintage motel on the way out of town. The room was quiet, clean and spacious, and the view out the back window was pastoral. The management was very friendly and accommodating, and they provided good information about local restaurants and other attractions. Definitely a good value. We would stay here again, and have already recommended to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Cardinal Inn

Address: 1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 (Formerly Best Value Inn-Luray Caverns)
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range: $101 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Cardinal Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Cardinal Inn By Silver Star Hotel Luray
Cardinal Hotel Luray
Cardinal Hotel By Silver Star
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“We got the King with Sofa”
r4mbl3r, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 111. Every thing was nice and clean. Ash trays out side the rooms for the smokers with chairs.”
miriamw721, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Search the internet. And read the reviews.”
  • The beds had good mattresses. Clean room. Microwave & Refrigerator in room. Also Free WiFi.
  • Nice bathroom. Had a shampoo & Soap Dispenser.
  • Only shower. Not bath tub.
LucyGuzzi, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“go to another hotel if you want a good experience”
B1518VAjohnb, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are better places to stay in Luray.”
cndw, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
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