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Clarion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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55 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel to be close to family for a wedding. Clarion Hotels have historically been clean and comfortable. This hotel does not live up to that standard. The carpets in the room are dirty. The room is mildewed. In general the room is old and worn. Dylan at the front desk was gracious enough to get us into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in late at night with a family of 5 and no reservation and were treated like kings. Gave us a great deal on our room for downtown Portland and even found another room for my wife and I. Very clean and the breakfast was included and very tasty. Staff was very helpful and accommodating.. Pool and hot tub were... 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*
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Clarion Hotel Portland, Maine
Clarion Portland
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