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Clarion Hotel Birmingham

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5216 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL 35212
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Ranked #54 of 81 Hotels in Birmingham
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not greeted by a smile and a hello. The room was clean and that's important. The window was slightly screwed open so train whistles and aircraft was louder then it should be. The TV is an old tube style. The toilet was so close to the floor my knees where practically up to my chin (slight exaggeration). The... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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182 reviews 182 reviews
40 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had to stay here due to a really late flight in and a really early flight out. The room seemed to have about 20 coats of paint on the walls and they really have tried to keep the old carpet clean. Overall, it was average. The best part is the closeness to the airport. Breakfast is NOT free, but... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a beat up hotel. Paint and air fresheners just won't make it a good place. You can still smell old smoke from cigarettes in the carpeting. It can interfere with your heat-and-serve breakfast. It was microwave hell. I could not make myself eat the breakfast. I drank juice and coffee. Instant oatmeal was all I could eat. The... More 

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Memphis
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The hotel room smelled of mildew and after moving to another the smell was still there (front desk blamed the water of Birmingham for the stink ) . The front desk people are not friendly at all nor helpful . The bath room was dirty n stink, the floor had dark spots and the shower rod had tape on it... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

What a horrible end to a ten day second honeymoon trip. If I had read the reviews I would not have chosen this dump! Three staff members behind the desk and no one greeted us even though we were the only ones there. Our room number was given but no direction to where to park car, entrances and location of... More 

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San Antonio, Florida, United States
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Having run troubled hotel/motel properties for years I can say this property is a 7 that could be a 9.5 if the franchisee would spend about $150 per room to freshen the place up. Good size rooms, clean but needing a little bit of love. Sunday evening check in had only one desk clerk trying to handle business check ins... More 

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Greensboro
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Tried to cancel reservation after arriving and was denied. The hotel desk staff was helpful and apologetic but the area where the hotel was located was concerning with many people hanging out in the parking lot and on the sidewalk after dark.

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Savannah, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The hotel looks a bit tired and could use a little sprucing up. I only saw one employee at the front desk the several times I walked past and that resulted in people always waiting to be served. The room was clean but the floor was uneven and not easily descernable under the carpet, so it could be a tripping... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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48 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you need a decent place to stay near the airport for 1 night for not a lot of money, Clarion is your place. 1 mi. from airport. Comfortable relatively large room with couch, fridge, microwave, and free wifi. Gym, pool, restaurant on premises, but I can't tell you about them. Staff was friendly, slow, mechanical, but I wasn't looking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

After a 14 hour drive from kansas city to birmingham i walked into the lobby. It was stuffy and the front desk people didnt care. There were 3 people at the front desk but only 1 was helping people the other 2 were standing around on their cell phones. After 30mins i finally got checked in. I got up to... More 

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Address: 5216 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL 35212
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Location: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel Birmingham 3*
Number of rooms: 196
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