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Clarion Hotel Birmingham

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5216 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL 35212
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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San Antonio, Florida, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Ridgefield, Washington, United States
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159 reviews 159 reviews
29 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

First of all...why don't hotels realize that people need outlets to recharge electronic devices ? Every outlet except the bathroom was in use. Tried to call the desk and the phone didn't work. The drink machine was out of order, there was only one working printer in the business center and it was printing so light that I am not... More

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Michigan, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

When we arrived after a long road trip, our greeting was a unfriendly "Can I help you?" from the desk clerk. Not a "hello", "hi" nor "welcome to Clarion". Not a real good start, but we remained optimistic about the hotel and our experience. Unfortunately, that was just the beginning... Here were our pros and cons... Pros: 1.Close to the... More

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Miami, Florida, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The hotel seems a little dated, but relatively clean. It apprears to be going through a removation of somekind. Rooms a relatively clean, air conditioning worked great. Front desk staff what fabulous, curteous and comodating. I could print my boarding pass in the business center so they did it for me in the offcie printer, very nice. 4:30 am shuttle... More

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The Clarion Hotel is a nice place to stay at an affordable price. I've visited this location numerous times with my basketball team that I coach. It's not a 5 star hotel but it's definitely worth the price. The location is great, the hotel is clean and the rooms aren't bad either. Thebathrooms are updated, the beds are comfortable and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Horrible unexperienced front desk crew!!! No internet connection. Very old dirty rooms. Old tv.. When I checked in, they gave me a room key didn't work. Came back all the way from 4th floor to receive another key. didn't work again. It's like a joke. I feel like I am in a camera show. I have 10 accounts in the... More

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Address: 5216 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL 35212
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Location: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
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Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel Birmingham 3*
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