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Clarion Inn

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1455 Ocotillo Dr, El Centro, CA 92243 (Formerly Ramada Inn)
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Ranked #11 of 18 Hotels in El Centro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
coffeemate21 San Diego, California
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and well furnished. Stayed 2 nights. Was on the second floor, of the second building, my room faced the 3rd building. Things I liked; the fridge worked great, as did the coffeemaker. Didn't use the microwave. My room was small, but I didn't need a lot of room anyway. There is a bar and a Denny's... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Convenient from the Highway 8. Ok price, but didn't notify me of the extra Hotel Tax. Room seemed clean, and got some good use from the in-room coffee maker. The pillows, oh the big soft and so many good pillows. Large flat screen TV was nice, but was crooked on it's base and rocked threateningly when touched. Shower fixtures were... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear TakkoTakko T: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay at our Clarion property. I sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you encountered during your time with us; these will be addressed by management promptly. In addition to the hotel room rate, there is a 10% occupancy tax; I am... More 

San Diego
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the the Clarion this past Labor Day weekend. I was in the valley to enjoy some fishing with some friends while my wife visited with family. Our stay at the Clarion was very enjoyable. From check-in to check-out we had no complaints. Staff was very freindly & helpful. The room was clean & the... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear SDBOLTMAN: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at our Clarion Inn, and it is our sincere hope that you'll stay with us again soon. We are always striving for the best, and I will be sure to share your comments with... More 

Corona, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stayed at the Calrion in El Centro on business, big mistake. I should have known something was up when it was the only place in town that had rooms available. Small rooms, NO hot water, and bugs crawling in my bed (pincher bugs). Not impressed and I won't stay there again. I will say that the staff was nice and... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear DaveM5509: First and foremost, allow me to express my regret that you did not enjoy your stay experience with us. While I am glad to hear that our staff was friendly and helpful, the issues that you bring up are concerning. Please email me at your convenience so that I can obtain more information and resolve these issues for... More 

Launceston, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed here and were very happy the room was large, centrally located, close to the pool and breakfast room, a good business centre, no on site guest laundry, staff very friendly and helpful. Good choice for breakfast. The only downside is that the vanity area is quite small, would definitely stay there again.

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David W, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Hello AussieBruvSis, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time here with us. I will pass along the good comments about the staff to management. We value guest reviews such as yours in order to better improve the guest experience at the hotel. If you would like to... More 

Washington State
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We are not picky people by any means, but this place is truly a run down, awful place to stay. The only thing that saved them was the comfort of the beds. We had gross, run-down bathrooms, stained duvet covers, noise from the next room, an earring on the floor which lead us to believe that it wasn't vacuumed properly,... More 

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David W, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Vhood, I am sorry to hear about the problems with your recent stay. I have addressed the issues you have talked about with the corresponding departments. The necessary steps towards fixing these issues will be determined and taken. It is through customer feedback that we continually strive to improve guest stays. If there is anything else I can do... More 

Derby,Ks
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Have stayed here for the last year or so while in El Centro for business. Have stayed in other hotels in the area and for the price this place can't be beat. Close to food and workout room is above average. Beds fairly comfy. Only complaint I would have is the tv doesn't get all the channels and the sink... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear JPD153: We greatly appreciate you taking time to leave feedback about your recent stay at our property, and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Please know that we are constantly making improvements to our property, and your insights are very helpful to us. It is my sincere hope that we see you again... More 

West Columbia, South Carolina
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125 reviews 125 reviews
34 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a good hotel for the price. A little dated looking but it is clean and comfortable. We got in very late and the desk clerk took care of us immediately and was super nice. The breakfast is good. The fitness center is great for a hotel of this size. The only thing we would suggest is a little... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear TheArdsofSC: Thank you so much for your feedback; I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We are always looking to make improvements to our rooms and hotel property, and your comments are being relayed to our management team. It is my sincere hope that we see you again on future visits to El Centro. As our... More 

Hong Kong, China
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94 reviews 94 reviews
87 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

stayed for 1N, tired after a long drive did not bother looking further. would've been worth it to keep driving off the freeway for 5 minutes more. this place was not exactly cheap and had a very noisy nightclub that spilled rowdy drunken teenagers into the hotel lobby. A/C was from the museum of air-conditioners and made a horrible noise.... More 

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear urmsu888: Please allow me to first express my regret that you did not have a satisfactory stay experience with us. While the neighboring nighclub is in no way affiliated with the hotel and is not operated by us, I am sorry to hear that the noise was loud enough to disturb you. We do take your concerns very seriously... More 

Hemet, California
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
86 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Room is ok...but was told we had a roll in shower...HC accessable...well the room was but had a bathtub...Staying here instead of Yuma to make a trip into Mexico...actually enjoyed visiting El Centro this afternoon...Hotel is quiet, parking hard to find as the Hotel is full...Would I stay here again...probally not...

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CalistaF, Guest Relations Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear sandymccluskey1953: Thank you for taking the time to offer us your feedback. I sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you encountered during your stay. I sincerely hope you will reconsider staying with us again during future visits to El Centro. Please feel free to contact me directly at your convenience if you would like to discuss this matter further. Sincere... More 

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