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Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden

3.0 of 5 2260 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not great at all, and there are much better options nearby - people at front desk were indifferent, the fitness center was not great at all - Also, the Wifi is laughably bad The most embarrassing thing about this place is they charge you for a cup of coffee in the morning - I wont be going... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More

Southern New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First, I would have given this place 2 stars, but because the room was very clean and seemed updated within the last 5 years, I gave it 3 stars. That said, there were a few problems and a few good points. 1. Parking. This is not an inner city motel - it's in Hamden, outside of New Haven, so I... More

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gmct067, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments during your stay. We are in the process of ordering and replacing carpet along with painting the building. We look forward to you staying with us in the future. More

Plattsburgh, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stayed one night while traveling to NH. Outside is a bit dated but the lobby is very large and nice. Service at the desk was excellent. Hallways need new carpeting. Room was large and bed was very nice as were the linens. Plenty of lighting throughout. Bathroom was spacious and clean but the tile was fairly old. It's obvious that... More

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gmct067, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments during your stay. We are in the process of ordering and replacing carpet along with painting the building. We look forward to you staying with us in the future. More

Goshen, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect at this hotel. The reviews were so mixed. I figured if it turned out to be as bad as some of the reviews I read, I'd flee the scene. Fortunately, I found a clean, bright lobby. It is a tad dated but with Christopher behind the desk, you can over look it as it... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More

Hartford, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Fine choice for confrence or buisness trip. There is a suite set up that is very roomy. French doors divide beds from the bathroom and then a seperate sitting/couch area. Two TV's in room, fridge etc. Gym was basic, but enough of what you likely need in that setting. Would suggest more visability (i.e. a corridor window) for better gym... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More

Cheshire, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I booked this hotel for my in laws that were visiting from Florida. The service couldn't have been any better. The rooms were spotless and the beds were very comfortable. The staff were extremely helpful after mu niece got hurt off the property and couldn't move around to much. It is close to many excellent restaurants and has a small,... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. More

Canandaigua, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We did some research in the area before we stayed here. We found this property to be the nicest in the area. But really sold us was the staff. They were outstanding and went out of their way to be sure our stay was pleasant. We have stayed there a few times since we have family in the area. One... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, I am great full to have such a dedicated staff. More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
697 reviews 697 reviews
65 hotel reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Clarion Inn brand is supposed to be the top offering of the Choice Hotels chain. Unfortunately, it did not live up to these standards with many of our past stays at Comfort Inns & Suites being much superior. The hotel is in need of an update - carpets in the hallways, room furnishings and even a pliant job outside.... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for your reply. We are in the process of replacing carpeting. Our queen beds are actually extra long queen beds. The only double beds we do have are in our suites. Again, thank you for your reply. More

Staten Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The I'm always happy to have a chance to Clarion get back to Hamden. The staff members are A-1 .All guests are with courtesy .The y go the extra mile to meet their every need. Willoughby's is always ready with a good breakfast and a great cup of coffee. Well ,I have to go, have fun .

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you, as always we look forward to your stay with us! More

Milford, Delaware
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80 reviews 80 reviews
28 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband I recently participated in a "Brew Run," a 5k with a beer festival attached. This hotel was on the organizer's website and it had a special runner's rate. We are not from the area, so we went with the hotel as we wanted to have some convenience for the race. The hotel was somewhat near the event, but... More

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kjwtjc, General Manager at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reply, appreciated. More

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Address: 2260 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn)
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Location: United States > Connecticut > Hamden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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