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Clarion Hotel

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1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 (Formerly Holiday Inn Lexington North)
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Ranked #28 of 69 Hotels in Lexington
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your coming here for luxury or peace and quiet you won't get it but it is perfect and reasonably priced for families. Our sports team stayed hear and the boys loved it. The pool is actually big, not like most hotel pools, hot tub, basketball court and game room were great for down time. The bar had good food... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was very different from others we have visited. It is a very nice hotel that offers quite a bit of entertainment for the kiddos. The beds are very comfortable and hotel is clean. Entertainment is within one large area that includes a half court indoor basketball court, nice workout room, indoor pool/whirlpool, outdoor volleyball & frisbie and sundeck.... More 

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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92 reviews 92 reviews
34 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, the particulars. Stayed three nights (May 22-25), two of us (my and my son). Room #555. Paid under $100 by booking through Hotwire. The Clarion was listed as a 3.5 star property but clearly is not. That's ok, as I think it is a fine option if you're traveling with a family or perhaps a small sports team group.... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Our goal is to be the best value in town by offering a good clean room with great amenities such as indoor pool, basketball court, video games, and a complimentary breakfast buffet that is cooked fresh each morning all at a good value. I hope that you found this to be true and that you will come to see us... More 

Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights. Started out with having to get our room keys redone 3 times! There was also an event going on which was right inside the conference center and you have to walk through it to get to rooms! Very awkward... Our first night we have at least 4 schools here for a track... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you were unable to enjoy the FunDome on your recent visit. Our hotel offers a lot of great amenities that kids and families love such as the indoor pool, basketball court, and video games. Our complimentary breakfast buffet is a very popular with our guest which is why we have it open for our... More 

Lexington, KY
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hosted a convention at the Clarion. The staff did an outstanding job. They bent over backwards to make sure the event went well. The rooms were clean, roomy and comfortable. The food at the 2 catered meals was excellent.

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am so excited to hear that your event at the Clarion Hotel went well and that all of our staff took such great care of you and your guests. I hope that we will see you again in the near future so we can once again provide you with the service and product you deserve. Kindest Regards, Melissa McGuire... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We intended to stay a couple of nights and ended up staying for six! The pool/rec area is a GREAT asset for this property. Anyone with kids should definitely stay here. Breakfast was good -- good selection to choose from (eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, gravy, oatmeal, waffles, cereal, etc.) One morning I was late to breakfast and they had already... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that your family enjoyed the FunDome and all that it has to offer. We pride ourselves on being the best value in Lexington. We look forward to seeing you again soon so we can have another opportunity to provide you with a great stay. For our guest comfort we do offer two mattress options, the... More 

Plainwell, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was delightful and I slept like a baby. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. The restaurant on the premises was very reasonably priced, with good food and pleasant staff. And, the breakfast buffet was perfect....I highly recommend the biscuits and gravy ;-) I would stay here again without hesitation.

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay here at the Clarion Hotel. Our goal is to be the best hotel in Lexington and I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and will be coming to see us again soon. Once again thank you and I will be sure to have some... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in to this hotel because of a rate that was advertised as available. I spoke to two different receptionist's that tried to have me pay for a type of room that was different and more costly than the advertised room that was suppose to be available. It wasn't until I called the hotel's manager to find out that... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you experienced issues while trying to reserve at the Clarion Hotel. I hope that you will consider giving us another opportunity to show you the level of service we strive to provide to all of our guests. Once again I apologize and I hope to hear from you again soon. Sincerely, Melissa McGuire General Manager More 

Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Lex for business trip and have stayed at Clarion for 2 nights. Ladies at the front desk were very pleasant and outgoing. Breakfast buffet was standard as everywhere else. The hotel is very big hence my biggest complaint: only 2 washer and driers for such a big place. I've waited for my turn 2 hours and would... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Clarion Hotel. We appreciate your business and your valuable feedback. I apologize for the long delay on the washer and dryers during your visit. While we only have 2 of each we do offer same day dry cleaning and laundry service Monday thru Friday for our guest convenience. I hope that you will come to see... More 

Norwich, Vermont
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing particularly memorable about this place; served its purpose as an affordable option near the Kentucky Horse Park. The rooms are fairly run down with dodgy electric outlets and dated decor. There's a decent gym, pool and hot tub, and an odd arcade/rec room sort of thing. The complimentary breakfast is surprisingly good and the front desk service staff was... More 

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Clarionlex, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that we didn't exceed your expectations. We will use your valuable feedback to correct the issues you experienced and to step up our service to ensure all of our guest have a memorable stay. I hope that you will come to see us again and give us another opportunity to provide you with the... More 

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