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Clarion Inn University Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5826 University Ave, Building #1, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 (Formerly Holiday Inn Cedar Falls - University Plaza)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travel alot for work, this is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. I would recommended it to anyone. The staff was amazing especially Ben,Tom,and Faith. Whatever i needed they made sure i had and if they didnt have it they helped me find where to get it. I love the locate close to restaurants and the... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review and wonderful comments! The staff and I are so glad you decided to give Clarion Cedar Falls a try, and even more pleased that you had so much fun with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for your business! More

Ottumwa, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was very nice. The building was updated and the staff was great. Ben and faith at the front desk were perticulary helpful to us. Also the hotel is close to uni and several restaurants and shopping. We will certainly be back.

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review! We greatly appreciate your recognition of our evening desk clerk and posted a copy of your kudos for the entire staff. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future! Have a wonderful day! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Clarion for my daughter's bday. The staff (Ben and Faith) were wonderful! They had the party room decorated just perfect for a 10 yr old girl's bday!! She had wanted a "flip flop summer" theme. They had not only the party room decorated but even had balloons in our hotel room for my daughter and a... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback on our staff and hotel. Ben and Faith will be pleased to hear that there service was recolonized. Our entire team thanks you for your business and hopes you visit us again soon. Thank you! More

Waterloo, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel. The service was excellent, the room was spacious and very clean, the beds were comfortable, and the staff were wonderful. Ben was very nice, Tom was helpful, and Faith was kind. I would stay here again.

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to send us such a wonderful compliment. Tom, Faith, and Ben will be so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your business and visit us again soon! Your Friends, The Clarion Inn University Plaza More

Cedar Falls, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at the Clarion in Cedar Falls at least once a year. Maria and her staff go out of their way to be sure we are comfortable. It is very quiet and comfortable. Beds are fantastic and rooms are cleaned well. During one stay, Maria stopped in during her off hours just to check if we were comfortable. The... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your feedback on your recent visit to our hotel. Maria and the entire staff will be so pleased to hear that they exceeded your expectations. We thank you again for your feedback and your business. Have a wonderful day! More

Waterloo
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay . Everyone seems so polite and friendly. Met Sue Oleary,Caterering manager who made us feel very much at home. It was nice having shopping across the street and lots of restaurants to choose from. Thank you Clarion Inn in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and that the staff met your expectations. Sue has a wonderful ability to make anyone feel welcome, and she will be delighted to see your feedback! Thank you for your business and your feedback. Visit us again soon. Sincerely, Tony Cruz Regional Director of Operations More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a business meeting at the Clarion and went to Wine and Tunes that they were having that night and visited with Sue O'Leary in sales at the Clarion had a great time!! Staff, service, food,and music was outstanding!!!

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

We are so pleased you visited the hotel and enjoyed Wine & Tunes. Join us again next time, Wine & Tunes is the last Thursday of every month. Thank you for your positive feedback and your business. Have a wonderful Day! More

Davenport, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Clarion Inn in Cedar falls. Met with my team of Engineers for training sessions. The staff was quick to check me in and get us set up in a conference room to train for a couple days. Maria L. Murphy was quick to also provide us with some refreshments and mints for the meetings without even... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Gary, It was our pleasure to server you and your team during your stay. 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 experience for our... More

Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Restaurant roof has been leaking for the 5weeks we have stayed here for work. The rooms have ventilation vents in bathrooms, but they do not work. Depending on what room you happen to get, depends on wether or not the ac works. This hotel needs some serious maintenance issues dealt with very soon. I have mentioned to the staff of... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

I apologize for not exceeding your expectations during your stay with us. I have passed along your feedback to my team to ensure these issues are corrected in the future. Thank you for your business and we hope to regain your confidence in the future. More

Waterloo, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I went to the the Clarion to have Mother's Day buffet at The Against the Grain Restaurant in the hotel. The food was excellent. This was undoubtedly one of the best buffet meals we have ever had. They had a wide range of breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices along with two large tables packed with desserts. I... More

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Tony C, Regional Director of Operations at Clarion Inn University Plaza, responded to this review

We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your perception will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional experience for our guests. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. Thank you again for sharing your... More

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Address: 5826 University Ave, Building #1, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 (Formerly Holiday Inn Cedar Falls - University Plaza)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Cedar Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Inn University Plaza 3*
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Clarion Inn University Plaza Hotel Cedar Falls
Holiday Inn Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Holiday Inn
Clarion Inn University Plaza Cedar Falls, Iowa

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The Clarion Inn® hotel offers an ideal location during your next trip to Cedar Falls. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, this Iowa hotel's central location and affordable accommodations is sure to make your stay convenient and memorable.The Clarion Inn hotel is a great place to call home during your next trip to the Cedar Falls area. With countless features and outstanding service, your stay with us is sure to be one to remember. ... more   less 
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