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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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  • 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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New Jersery
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location in Portland. Close to hospital, airport, good restaurants and offers special rates and free shuttle. I needed to be in Portland close to the hospital and during a stressful time I could stay in a nice clean hotel, nice friendly and helpful people, good food and peace of mind. They offered an incredible rate... More

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shawnmgray, Food and Beverage at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was acceptable, allowed my 35 lb. Black lab puppy, but had to pay more. The hotel was semi clean, track of dog pee in the entrance. DO NOT GO HERE IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A COT! I had to sleep on a deflated air mattress. Ruined the trip sorta. One waitress by the name of Allysa I belive is... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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124 reviews 124 reviews
55 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Customer service was great. The hotel is older and aged a bit. The hotel appears to only have one elevator and long waits sometimes happens. The room was nice and bed comfortable. The cable was not good in room 509. Had static on every channel. The tub and sink had VERY slow drains. I have stayed there twice and would... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Clarion this past weekend. As past reviews for this hotel will show you, the customer service here really is excellent. The staff goes out of their way to accommodate your needs and answer questions. The location is great, there was ample parking even at the height of tourist season, and we were happy to take advantage... More

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff really makes a difference staying at this hotel. The hotel itself is very good, room was clean, and pillows were outstanding! Kudos to who trains the staff. I stay in lots of hotels, but this one rates way up there. Every time I passed an employee in hall, elevator, or at desk, they went out of their way... More

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Alberta, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was amazing! They really went out of their way to accommodate me and my family. I was hesitant at first with the name but the lobby was clean, warm and not what I expected. My kid's loved the pool and I loved that it was only a short drive down town. The front desk agent Dan told me... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in late at night, they were so very kind and helpful. The night desk clerk, the sales manager and the desk clerk in the morning were all wonderful ! They went out of their way to accommodate the large family that we are and gave us great rates on 2 rooms. Breakfast was wonderful and all fresh, the fruit,... More

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Bass River, ma
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually we stay in Freeport but I forgot to make a reservation so I found myself scrambling to find a place for 1 night. Every place that I called or checked online was booked, with the exception of the Clarion (hint #1) Normally, I don't spend over $200/night for a hotel of this sort but it was late, we were... More

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Cortland, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free parking, great staff, spacious and clean, loved the indoor pool, close to gas stations and dunkin donuts, not far from wharf/tourist areas, very comfortable stay, restaurant and bar looked good but we didn't eat or drink there. Fridge and microwave in room.

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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*
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Clarion Portland
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