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Clarion Hotel & Conference Center

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Ranked #111 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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Saint Joseph, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hosted BritishV8 at the clarion waterfront from July 15-18 (last week). On the administrative side, the staff was very easy to work with on all apsects of my event. I heard very few complaints from my 90-some attendees.The rooms are clean and attended to daily. The property has been recently updated. This was the third event that I hosted... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really disappointing place. Bed covers had cigarette burns and stains. All the woodwork was all chewed up and stocking feet were deeply soiled walking on the carpet in the sleeping room in just a short time. Free breakfast was very poor quality. Have been to many hotels that offer free breakfast for all their guests but never have received this... More 

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Clayton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We have stayed at this hotel for 5 years for the Indy 500 and every year we are more pleased to return! The staff and owner go above and beyond to accommodate our group - from using the theatre to watch live races back home in NY to storing our tailgate goodies! The rooms are improved every year, the facilities... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This hotel is gross. I stayed there for 3 nights with the Harmony Inc. convention. I could not wait to leave. The bed spread and blanket had stains on them as well as all the furniture. The cleaning crew supply room/locker room was across the hall from our room and they yelled at each other all day, cleaning people sat... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed at this Clarion Hotel during The INDY 500 Race Week. My room was cleaned everyday (even with all the Race Fans there, it can be very hectic). When I called down to the desk to asked for extra towels they were brought to my room in a matter of minutes. The Continental Breakfast was GREAT!!! It was nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent accommodations, great staff, terrific location. Been staying there for several years and they are always improving the property. Close by all the racing, shopping and dining. Everyone at the hotel goes out of their way to make your stay a pleasant one.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stayed here in April 2015 during the Final Four Tournament. The city was over run with fans and had no vacancies left under $400 so once we arrived and saw our room we were stuck there. We're savvy travelers and always check for bed bugs upon arrival. We found both mattresses covered in rust colored stains and the lock... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were visiting Indy for the Final Four Championship game and picked this hotel because it's less than 5 miles from downtown and was very reasonable. It was pretty much what I expected 2.5 stars-3 at the most, but we basically just needed a place to crash. It's like a motel with updates making it a hotel now. The beds... More 

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Spent 3 very long nights at this hotel for work while in Indy. The facilities obviously used to be a motel. All of the rooms by the pool have windows by the room door, like something from days gone by. The atrium area was once the outdoor pool that they put a roof on and did nothing for sound dispersion.... More 

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dperino, Manager at Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that you had an apparent less than satisfying stay at our beautiful property. The Hotel was build in the mid 80's with a gorgeous indoor pool, hot tub and Atrium area, featuring among other things, life trees. Admittedly there are no noise barriers and on a weekend like the one you spend here with the Final 4... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very nice indoor pool with large hot tub in Atrium. Large selection of breakfast hot and cold. Rooms clean and quiet. WiFi works well and extremely friendly staff. Nice view of lake out our window. Will book again at this price point.

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