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Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, I-65 at Iindiana 46, Columbus, IN 47201 (Formerly Holiday Inn Columbus)
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Columbus
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Martinsville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a recent return trip with several family members we had booked a block of at least 8 rooms, we were looking forward to relaxing times in the Hot Tub area. However there were swarms of small children using Hot Tub as a swimming pool, jumping in, running around. Most of these children were not accompanied by adults and those... More 

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Oldbiker49
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20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This appears to have been a motor inn from the 1960s. A newer section, called "The Tower" has updated rooms with an interior exit. Mine was a two-week stay in late January-early February. Co-workers in the older motor inn section used towels to block cold air from entering their rooms. Heater/furnaces are loud with thermostats that didn't show numbers. Wi... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

The original part of the hotel (the first and second floors) were built in 1963. The newer section of the hotel was built many years later and is updated. The older rooms are in much need of repair and the drafts around the doors do need to be fixed. The Internet access used to be hit or miss, but we... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff makes this hotel a place I would return to because the facilities really are tired and dated. The desk clerks, dining room wait staff and cleaning staff were top notch, cooperative and stellar. Stayed here for two weeks and the limited breakfast buffet was virtually the same every day. And I had to turn my heating unit off... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us about your recent stay to the Clarion Hotel. I have to agree with you that our staff here is top notch in spite of the fact that the hotel is getting older and is in need of some much needed repairs. I am sorry that the breakfast buffet did not change. I... More 

Boston.MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here January 29 to February 12 and highly recommend this Clarion. Breakfast buffet is excellent and the Friday and Saturday non stop prime rib buffet for $21 is a good deal. All hotel employees are helpful and polite. Many families come here for the weekend as the hotel has a couple of pools and kids seem to enjoy and... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

It was nice to see that you were here for two weeks and that you enjoyed your stay. I would have to agree with you that our employees are nice and polite and are always ready to help our guests with their needs. The exterior rooms do make it somewhat inconvenient for you to reach the restaurant and other areas... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed one night here for a sort of staycation. We stayed in a poolside room with two double beds. We being my husband and I and three of our children. The Room. Had its pros and cons. The room was a nice size. Decently lit. The beds weren't too small. They were comfortable and cozy. There was enough... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

I was glad to read that you and your family decided to have a staycation at the Clarion Hotel. I have to agree with you in that the television could be in a better place in the room and that the bathrooms are on the smaller side. As for the curtains, there is a black out curtain by the sheers... More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When checking in, a young man who had recently been in a car accident provided such outstanding service that we wanted to make sure to acknowledge it. He was so gracious from the moment we walked up to the desk until we checked out. The Clarion corporation has an extraordinarily valuable asset in this young man.

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us about your recent stay. I know of the individual that you are speaking of that we have working at desk. I was not surprised to read that he provided you with outstanding service. All of our staff members pride themselves on providing excellent customer service for our guests.... More 

Anderson, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We just checked out this morning! Was in town for a swimming competition. Opted to stay here instead of with the swim team due to miniture golf. On Friday night we checked in with Kelsie not sure on spelling of his name. Super friendly and professional. Kelsie gave us cards to have free breakfast both mornings. Our room on 7th... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

I was so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Clarion Hotel. From reading your comments, it sounds like everything from the clean room to the great customer service and being able to swim in the clean pool and hot tub was enjoyed except for the fact that the water in the pool was... More 

Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stayed two nights. Very helpful and friendly staff. Pool and game room and fitness center were exceptional. Hotel is very outdated and in poor repair. The room we stayed in had no wireless internet signal. The door to our room was very thin and not secure. Gaps all around the door.

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Thank you for sharing your comments with us about your recent stay with us here at the Clarion Hotel. I was happy to read that you enjoyed some of the wonderful amenities that the hotel has to offer (pool, game room and fitness center). I have to agree with you that the hotel is in need of some care and... More 

Goshen, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Have stayed here twice in the last six weeks. Although the place is a bit older and some of the decor is dated, it's been clean, the beds are comfy and the rooms are of decent size. This hotel has both interior rooms in the tower and outside entry rooms in the east wing. I've only stayed in the tower.... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

It was nice to see that you are a return guest to the hotel. Our hotel is definitely an older hotel, but our staff works very hard to keep it clean and well-maintained. The hotel does still have some exterior rooms that were part of the original build. Weekends around the pool area can become quite hectic and water does... More 

Greenfield, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I were only there one night, but we had a very enjoyable evening. They have a great pool area. Plenty of restaurants nearby, plus a nice restaurant on site. We listened to a great band late night with a few cocktails. Our room was big and clean. Very nice, comfortable beds as well. We were on the... More 

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tadams8, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

It was nice to read that you and your wife were able to enjoy a nice stay here at the Clarion. The hotel is in a great location with restaurants and shopping close by. I am glad that you were here on a weekend in which we had live music in the lounge. The live entertainment has been a nice... More 

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Address: 2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, I-65 at Iindiana 46, Columbus, IN 47201 (Formerly Holiday Inn Columbus)
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Location: United States > Indiana > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 253
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Columbus Hotel Columbus
Columbus Holiday Inn

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