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Clarion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Ranked #15 of 18 Hotels in Portland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were dated and smelled musty. We had to change rooms because the air conditioner was noisy and only operated on high speed. The room we moved into had a microwave and refrigerator. Previous room did not have either. Rooms were large and clean. Front desk personnel were efficient, friendly and helpful.

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this off Priceline as a stop over on our way to New Hampshire.We found service excellent from the front desk staff who gave us a ticket for free Buffet Breakfast even though it was not initially included in our price.The waitstaff very friendly.The room was clean, spacious and great wifi connection.The hallways look a little tired and could use... More

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Michael P, Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

First let me thank you for taking the time to fill out this gracious review. We aim to please all of our guests in any way that we can and I assure you your feedback is gratifying to all of us here at the Clarion. I am glad that you chose us for your stay on your way through Maine.... More

Harpswell, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is convenient to the airport, and operates a shuttle. The rooms are what you might expect, and perhaps even a little better since this had previously been part of more upscale chain. Staff was friendly and efficient.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While the rooms were dated, they were clean, the staff was helpful, and they welcomed my small dog who was traveling with us. My great niece who was visiting was under the weather so I stopped by at noon to see if they might have a room for early check in, and they were quite accommlodating. This made a big... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first mistake when booking this hotel was using a coupon I had come across. My second and biggest mistake was thinking that I'd have a nice stay. At first glance the lobby is very nice. I had high expectations based on the appearance alone. The problems started when they gave me a room in the far corner. The door... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this off priceline for a very good deal as a stayover after getting off the NovaStar ferry before heading off into New Hampshire. Service was excellent, our room was clean, large and nicely setup. We found the hotel to be quiet and our room extremely comfortable. Wifi was excellent, they do not offer the Continental Breakfast but the... More

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Michael P, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Doug, I thank you for taking the time to submit a courteous review about our hotel. We are thrilled to hear that your stay was enjoyable. I assure you your comments are important to us as we continue to find ways to better accommodate our guests. I recommend trying our breakfast when you are staying with us next! Again... More

Portland, Maine
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really don't have a highlight or a lowlight for this hotel. The location is good for the airport, but not so good for downtown Portland. The hotel is definitely showing its age, but our room 's bathroom had been recently re-done and looks pretty good. No free breakfast was disappointing, but the $9.95 breakfast buffet couldn't be that bad... More

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Milford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here during our visit to Portland. The rooms were clean and good sized. It is not within walking distance of the downtown area though so we had to drive downtown and pay for parking each day. They have an indoor pool which was great for the kids. The buffet breakfast was a bit pricy for what... More

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Richfield, MN
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Manager and staff was very accommodating! Great value for the money, located on the outskirts of town but not far from the water and shops...nice to have restaurant right in the hotel! Also nice to have fridge and microwave in room.

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Michael P, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review about our property! So glad to hear that we provided a high level of value to your stay. We pride ourselves on the way we are able to accommodate our guests and are happy to hear we satisfied you. Again we thank you for letting us know about your stay come back soon and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked into this hotel on Monday night this was a one night stopover along our roadtrip. This hotel is along the highway and very easy to find and get to. This is not in downtown Old Port where all the shopping and restaurants are. It is about a 5/10 minute drive depending on traffic to downtown. There is a... More

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Michael P, General Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you left without your son's medication. I certainly know how that can be frustrating. As promised the medication was mailed out the day after you called. Unfortunately the USPS returned the shipment because the package did not meet their standards. I'm not sure why they took it in the first place! We immediately left... More

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Address: 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Location: United States > Maine > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 149
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Clarion Hotel Portland, Maine
Clarion Portland
Portland Clarion

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