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Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Last weekend we had a party at the hotel and the staff was amazing. They were fantastic. The room was set up as planned. The manager Bob was always available. The chief engineer Sean checked on us numerous times to make sure the party room was exactly as we ordered, and both men checked in on us during the party...the... More 

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New York City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came from New York City for a family reunion. It was the best choice. We had a really nice stay at this hotel. It is quiet, well decorated, huge rooms, and the beds were very comfortable. The staff were great. The break fast was so good. I highly recommend this place to all of you! Don't think twice!

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

Thank you for your comments! I appreciate you taking the time to review your visit with us. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

OKLAHOMA CITY
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59 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights with a group of friends. The place is right next to a train track so if you stay on the end beware. The hotel is pretty old and hasn't had many updates so it shows a lot of wear and tear. Decently clean and the staff was nice and helpful. The on site bar... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through American Airlines as an addition to our flight reservations. My receipt indicated that I was booking a standard room with 1 bed. I was sure that I had booked a room with a king size bed. When we arrived and checked into our room, we discovered that it was a room with two double beds.... 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 were dissatisfied. We do strive for 100% guest satisfaction. When we don't achieve it, I am very disappointed. Our hotel was full at the time with all King rooms reserved. I am sorry we could not accommodate your request. When our night audit is running... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Friendly service and decent rooms. Pretty clean. No complaints. Free wifi and pool. Laundry is okay. Breakfast is awesome. Definitely will be staying at this fine place again several more times this year for sure. Thank you Clarion for making my stay as close to being at home as possible

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

Dear Shane, Thank you for your kind comments. At our hotel we strive to make each and every guest feel as comfortable and welcome as possible. I am thrilled you will return and please ask for me so I may thank you in person. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Don't stay here if u want to relax in pool or are looking for things to do in area without car:( had to wait an hour in a half for shuttle to pick me up , when guy got there to get me all he has to say is " better Late than never"( wow) pool dirty , brought my... More 

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

Thank you for your opinion, we do strive for 100% guest satisfaction and it seems that we failed you. We do, as almost all hotels have a manager on duty 24 hours a day. I wish you would have asked for our Manager on duty. We would do our best to please our guest and it seems that we did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

got the standard discounts ,but the room was so-so and the hotel old but somewhat renovated. the price was OK but the breakfast was somewhat lacking in quality. Not the best value for the money spent.

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

Thank you for letting us know about your visit to our hotel. I certainly appreciate when our guest let us know about their stay at our hotel. We do strive for 100% guest satisfaction. I hope that you will stop again. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager. More 

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Stopped at this hotel for an overnight stay while traveling. Front desk clerk was very nice. He gave us a room at the end of the hall because he said it would be quiet as we were exhausted and just wanted to take showers and go to bed. The hotel is showing its age a bit but it looks like... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We do strive for 100% guest satisfaction. I wish you would have spoken with us when you were at the hotel. I look forward to serving you again, I remain. At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Really nice rooms. The sleeping arrangements are nice and modern but the bathrooms I can tell are dated as the grout around the bathtub is dirty. The staff is really nice. The other great thing is that each time after a person visits they install a new toilet seat so there is less bacteria lying around on the seat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stayed here 3 nights, the last night the wedding reception we were attending, was held here. The reception was nice, the service at the reception was great, the staff here is friendly, rooms nice & clean. We would stay here again. Oh and the price was very reasonable.

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