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The Cardinals Hat

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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Cardinals Hat

The Cardinals Hat

3.5 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
31 Friar Street, Worcester, England, WR1 2NA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWorcester Cathedral3 min walk
  • Popular LocationCommandery6 min walk
  • Popular LocationWorcester Racecourse16 min walk
  • AirportBirmingham (BHX)38 min drive

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About this area

Worcester

Located in Worcester, The Cardinals Hat is in the city centre. Commandery and Malvern Theatres are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Spetchley Park Gardens and Great Malvern Priory. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Worcestershire County Cricket Club or Sixways Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Worcester Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Commandery - 6 min walk
  • Worcestershire County Cricket Club - 12 min walk
  • Worcester Racecourse - 16 min walk
  • Gheluvelt Park - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Worcester Foregate Street Station - 9 min walk
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • Benedicto's The Italian Place - 2 min walk
  • Chesters Restaurant & Bar - 3 min walk
  • The King's Head - 3 min walk
  • Saffrons Bistro - 3 min walk
  • ASK Italian - 3 min walk

About this property

The Cardinals Hat

3.5-star, clothing-optional inn near Worcester Cathedral
Uniquely placed in the historic heart of the Worcester, The Cardinal’s Hat is the city’s oldest inn and thus has had plenty of experience when it comes to pleasing hungry and thirsty visitors over the years.Long-considered a local landmark, this historic watering-hole is now a showcase of local food, drink and traditional pub culture, where fine wines, well-kept craft & cask ales and continental beers are served with pride and satisfaction.Following on from 2013’s successful regeneration of Worcester’s oldest pub, Landlord, Nigel Smith and his team have forged ahead and revived a further 2 more floors of the building offering 4 boutique bedrooms. Each has been restored to make the most of the Georgian features and individually mirror the stylish quirk that can be found downstairs. With each room offering something a little different this Inn appeals to everyone.
The Cardinals Hat offers 4 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Off-site parking for GBP 10.50 per day; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 coffee shop
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats welcome
1 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Off site parking fee: GBP 10.50 per day (0.2 mi away)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

Clothing is optional at this property
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Cardinals Hat Inn Worcester
Cardinals Hat Inn
Cardinals Hat Worcester
The Cardinals Hat Inn
The Cardinals Hat Worcester
The Cardinals Hat Inn Worcester

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 61 out of 94 reviews
5 - Excellent 65%
Rating 4 - Good. 26 out of 94 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 94 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 94 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 94 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
A wonderful and quite magical place to stay in the heart of Worcester. The staff could not do enough for you. I would not hesitate booking again.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely quirky hotel in central location
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Cardinal's Hat
We loved the atmosphere of the beautiful building. All the staff were really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was brilliant. Would recommend and stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A fantastic pub-hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021