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4.3 out of 5

"Beautiful property! We stayed in the spa room and the tub is absolutely wonderful to soak in!! It is very quiet and relaxing here. " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 15 Jul 2020

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Wake Forest University

City center retreat

With a stay at this well-placed hotel, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Benton Convention Center and within 2 miles (3 km) of Old Salem. Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Truist Stadium are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 8 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. WiFi in public areas, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Comfy beds, WiFi

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 174 guestrooms also offer WiFi and LCD TVs. Room service, down comforters, and free newspapers are also available.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Spa)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Shower)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 2 Queen Beds, View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimpton Cardinal Hotel ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (1)
3 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 24, 2021 by Derek L

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay. I am sorry your experience was not up to your expectation. If you book in the near future please call us and remind us that we owe you a nice room.

5 out of 5
Beautiful property! We stayed in the spa room and the tub is absolutely wonderful to soak in!! It is very quiet and relaxing here.

Posted by , from North Carolina on Jul 15, 2020

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5 out of 5
I liked the old fashioned atmosphere and decor. I liked the bar but I thought the drinks were overpriced. The service was excellent. My room was out of tissues, and I called the desk and there was a box of tissues within five minutes at my door.

Posted by , from Winston Salem on Feb 16, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 18, 2020 by The Kimpton Cardinal Team

Thank you for your feedback! We're so glad you had a great stay!

3 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 10, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 2, 2019 by Amanda Aileru

Thanks for the feedback!

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Kimpton Cardinal Hotel offers its guests a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this hotel measures 6375 square feet (592 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the luxury Kimpton Cardinal Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Winston-Salem hotel is smoke free.

  • 174 guestrooms or units
  • 6375 sq ft of conference space
  • 592 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Arcade/game room
  • Bowling alley on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Piedmont Triad Intl. Airport (GSO) (37.6 km / 23.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Cardinal Hotel offers 174 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Premium channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

The Katharine Brasserie - This brasserie specializes in French cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bowling alley on site
  • Free bicycles on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Due to COVID-19, valet parking and shuttle services are not available until further notice.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

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

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 23 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cardinal Hotel Winston-Salem
  • Kimpton Cardinal Hotel Winston-Salem
  • Kimpton Cardinal Winston-Salem
  • Kimpton Cardinal
  • The Cardinal a Kimpton Hotel
  • The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel
  • Kimpton Cardinal Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Cardinal Hotel Winston-Salem
  • Kimpton Cardinal Hotel Hotel Winston-Salem

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.