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Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   525 33rd Avenue, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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Ranked #26 of 36 Hotels in Cedar Rapids
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig A Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Northern Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a Saturday. The hotel was busy with a wedding. We had an average uneventful check in. We were told we were upgraded to the 6 floor. In the room that evening I didn't get hot water. (Hardly warm) The walls were not adequate to block out the sound from the next room. On Sunday we were not... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was certainly adequate, and the lobby was quite nice. However, the room seemed tired and in need of a facelift. Further, the eggs at breakfast were rubbery and tasted odd enough that none of the 4 of us in our family would eat them. Clean room - fine -- but probably would not return.

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Greenwich, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

American Airlines paid for this stay so I was a bit worried that it wouldn't be a good one. I was pleasantly surprised by the staff and room accommodations. They were more than adequate and everything was clean. The free continental breakfast was a surprise too. There were hot scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, french toast, cereals, muffins, bagels, juices, milk... More

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St Paul MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the potential for a nice hotel but certainly showing its age. The room had an apartment sized refrigerator and microwave which was nice. Also the room was clean but again, showing its age. the cleaning staff had the AC turned down to 63 when I arrived. A bit too chilly for me and not to energy efficient. Especially with... More

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I was a little nervous after reading the reviews on this hotel, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and the carpet looked brand new. We must have had an updated room. The staff was very helpful and gave the kids cookies when we arrived. Very happy with this hotel!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Very clean, super friendly staff. Older hotel but seems well maintained. Bar relaxing, pizza very good. Comfortable room with powerful a/c unit. Really good breakfast in nice dining room. Wifi worked great. Wonderful deal for the price :)

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Green Bay
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The hotel is not as nice as it used to be...however, breakfast was hot and fresh and staff was friendly. Our room was clean and there were cookies waiting in the lobby when we got there. The staff was friendly. We left something in our hotel room and one of the housekeepers ran out into the parking lot to catch... More

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Belvidere, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were in town for a wedding and there was a block for rooms reserved here. We basically only slept here and found it to be adequate. We did not eat here or use any amenities. I felt I got my money's worth.

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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I wish I would have believed the horrible reviews of this place. Right when you walk in the smell of cigarettes and filth hit you. Does not give a good first impression. It claims to be "updated". Buying new lamps and artwork is not updated. The rooms was not like the pics on the website. The restraint advertises they serve... More

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ClarionHotel1, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to review our facility on TripAdvisor. The Clarion Hotel appreciates feedback in all forms to ensure we are offering our guests superior customer service and accommodations. I would like to apologize for the cigarette odor you encountered upon arrival, the hotel went 100% non smoking one year ago, however we are finding... More

Kansas City, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is the worst stay at a hotel that I've ever had. Rooms and halls smell like old cigarettes, DO NOT EAT HERE, food is beyond terrible. We rented an event room for a birthday party and the food is nearly inedible. We asked the manager to do something about the awful food and the best they could do was... More

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ClarionHotel1, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Clarke, I am very sorry about the recent troubles you had while staying at the Clarion Hotel in Cedar Rapids. It is the goal of this hotel to ensure we provide an enjoyable and superior experience for all of our guests. During your stay, the hotel made every effort to accommodate your needs, including taking care of your... More

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Address: 525 33rd Avenue, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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Location: United States > Iowa > Cedar Rapids
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel and Convention Center 2.5*
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