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Clarion Hotel

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friends and I stayed here for a weekend, we came up for a 5K at Payson Park. The location was perfect for our trip. The room and bathroom were clean. We had to request more towels, and they took a while to get them up to us (we requested at the front desk). The hotel was busy, and had... More 

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Halifax
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first hotel we stayed in on our trip. The room we had was clean, and we were able to check in right away. The only issue we encountered was the first room we were given was occupied. Which was more funny than anything. Open door, someone is sleeping on the bed (I don't think we even woke... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Checked in to this hotel with no issues initially. Young man who checked us in was polite, helpful and friendly. There is no free breakfast...was told breakfast is 10.00 per person for all you can eat. It went downhill from there. The toilet would not stop running. They did fix it the second night. Blood stains on window shears. Absolutely... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete an online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us. Based on your comments there was a total lack of follow-up regarding the stained drapes and sheers in your... More 

Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay here. Clean, quiet room, helpful staff, nice little bar & delicious food at the restaurant. I had the Lobster stew & Lobster roll.... for a hotel restaurant, the food was right up there with the best, with the quality & taste. Workout room was great. Will stay here again next time I'm in Portland.

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

Good Evening, I hope this review finds you well. I would like to take the time and thank you for reviewing our hotel online. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your most recent stay at our property. If you travel back to the Portland area, I hope that you choose to stay with us again. Best regards, Kayla... More 

Summerville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet with comfortable and pleasant sleep; but, pillows are too dinky for me. Great continental breakfast, couldn't ask for more. Friendly reception. Very clean. AC worked as expected as did TV. No hook on bathroom door (sometimes it's the little things that count).

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

Hello, Thank you for staying at the Portland Clarion Hotel. I would like to extend a sincere thank you on behalf of the staff and management team for taking the time to complete an online review of our property. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your most recent stay at our property. We wish you the best with... More 

Boston
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't the most exciting hotel in the world and yes it's a bit outdated. But the room is pleasant, bathroom is clean, products are okay, good amount of channels on the TV and you're across the street from Tony's donuts! (Have never had any food or drink in the hotel except long ago when it was a Doubletree and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solid hotel, the only drawback is the location. If you need to be near the airport or bus station then it's perfect, but if you want easy access to the old port area then the location is a little inconvenient. Overall I had a good stay.

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove up to Portland with no particular place to stay decided on the Clarion after reading some reviews glad we made that choice rooms were very clean and modern and the staff were extremely polite and helpful definitely would stay here again

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Phoenix
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is in need of renovations. The exterior is outdated. Looks like it's from the 70. The room was outdated as well and had a funky smell (like it used to be a smoking room but is no longer). There was hair on the towels when we checked in. Tile was full of mildew. For the price I would recommend... More 

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Honeoye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed while in town for a family get together. Very friendly and helpful staff all the way around. Clean and comfortable rooms. Close to restaurants so can walk or drive a short distance. Did not take advantage of the breakfast, but it looked good and the dining area was large. Would definitely recommend to others staying in Portland or those... More 

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