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Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

2.5 of 5 525 33rd Avenue, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel to stay at if you want a simple room. I have stayed here about 10 times, and its always clean and quiet. The furniture isn't modern, but who cares. The staff are nice and there is free breakfast.

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Papillion, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Our room was small and a bit outdated. The counters in the bathroom are extremely low and you have to bend over to use the sink. The housekeeping staff was very pleasant. The front desk staff seemed confused and unknowledgeable about restaurants in the area. The breakfast is what left the bad impression. It was horrible-the worst I have ever... More 

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GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry that you did not enjoy our breakfast. Normally the comments that we receive on breakfast are very good. We strive for 100% guest satisfaction. Next time please let us know if you are displeased, so we can fix the issue. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wonderful place at a low price. The hotel is located in a rather noisy area, trains and traffic, but is a super place to stay. The hotel is beautiful,.. first class appointments and super staff. Will definitely stay there again !!!! Breakfast was good. The rooms are fantastic, as good as any I have seen at any price !! Everything... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I absolutely love this hotel. The staff are the best and they literally take customer service to beyond the call of duty. From the managers to the resturant staff, they understand the importance of customer service and take it to a level I rarely see and I sincerely appreciate it. I have stayed here several times and have always been... More 

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Holland, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had a wonderful experience at this hotel. It certainly is a vintage property, from the accordion-style front doors (something I haven't seen since the 1990's!), to the lack of a lick of ADA signage, meaning the hotel hasn't been renovated in at least 20 years. But the hot tub was HOT (thank you!), and the staff attentive. The breakfast... More 

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

In my 56 years, I have stayed at many, many hotels for business as well as for pleasure and I have to say that this was one of, if not the BEST experiences I have ever had in hotel accomodations- Seriously! One might think that I am reviewing a Hyatt, Westin or other "exclusive", high buck hotel (all of which... More 

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GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Ficadoor, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We work very hard to please our guest and I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. I look forward to hosting you again the next time your in the Cedar Rapids area. I remain At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

Northern Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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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GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank your for your review of our hotel. We strive for 100% Guest Satisfaction, it certainly appears that we did not achieve that in your case. Our Internet issues have been resolved and I appreciated knowing while you were here. I increased the bandwidth to resolve the problem. I look forward to serving you again when your in the Cedar... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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 August 20, 2014

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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Additional Information about Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

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*
Number of rooms: 157
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Also Known As:
Clarion Cedar Rapids
Clarion Hotel Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Clarion

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