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Clarion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102
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Ranked #14 of 18 Hotels in Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Get the room that opens up to the Pool! It was the best part about it! My friends and I got a room last minute after St. Patricks Day and when we got there we noticed a door, it opened and lead right to the pool! SCORE! the rooms were very clean and the bed was very comfortable! I had... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

My recent stay at the Clarion was fantastic. The staff was very accommodating, and extremely helpful. The pool was great, and very clean. They provided fun beach towels for the guests which was a great addition. The hotel must have just gone through a renovation as it was in good condition. The furntire in the rooms and bed seemed new.... More

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boston
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Avoid Priceline. This is an ok 2 star hotel. It is not a 3 star hotel, which is Priceline's rating. The facility has some wear and tear - deck around pool needs repair, rooms show some wear. When we arrived there were still dirty dishes and empty pizza boxes on the balcony. They were cleaned up immediately, but still :(... More

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Niantic, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

This hotel used to be a Doubletree that lost their franchise a few years back. Nine times out of ten when I use Priceline Name Your Own Price in Portland and request a 3-star hotel, I end up here. This is NOT a 3 star hotel, I give it 2 stars at best. It's also well off the beaten path,... More

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Niantic, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I got this deal for $60 through priceline. Don't get trapped and do the same. They called this a 3 star hotel in Portland, but it is not right in Portland. Whoever said you could walk to downtown is very mistaken. As far as the hotel goes, for the $60, I was actually mad I didn't spend more to stay... More

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Randolph, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

My g/f and I went to visit her daughter in Portland. We could have stayed at her place but my g/f wanted to stay at a place with a pool and hot tub to relax in. She called and asked all the right questions is the hot tub open was told everything would be OK. When we got there the... More

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Greg M, Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your post larrywitheileenb. We appreciate your candid feedback and are sincerely sorry for the inconveniences you suffered. We would never intentionally mislead any of our guests by falsifying information regarding the availability of our amenities. We did not anticipate this mechanical failure and although a work crew was brought in after hours, we were unable to get... More

Beverly, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

My husband and I were traveling with my parents and booked this hotel last minute through Priceline. Well, although Priceline usually comes through for me this was a disaster! We booked 2 rooms side by side and I had emailed the hotel in advance to let them know our bedding preferences. At no point was I told that renovations would... More

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Greg M, Front Office Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

We have taken all of your comments into consideration, and we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. At the Clarion we strive to meet every guest’s needs and we guarantee their satisfaction. I’m very sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectations and that we were unable to make... More

Meredith, New Hampshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This isn't the typical type of location I visit, but I got a great deal on Priceline for the Clarion for a last minute getaway. It is more on the outskirts of Portland, so you will need to have your car available to get around. Very busy traffic area. We visited while they had a wedding party in house, and... More

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Greg M, Front Office Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a response regarding your stay at our hotel. I’m glad that were able to accommodate you with your last minute needs. I was also happy to hear that the hustle and bustle of the wedding group did not disturb you during your stay. We do our best to make sure every guest... More

Richmond, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

A friend and I stayed overnight for a work function. Our room was large and very clean. There isn't much of a view out the window - you basically look out onto the parking lot and the highway, but that's ok - unless I am at the beach or in the mountains, I keep the curtains drawn anyway....so that didn't... More

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Greg M, Front Office Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to post a review, and your compliments about our hotel are well received. It’s always great to hear that our staff was able to lend a helpful hand to make a guest’s stay more pleasant. I also have to agree with you that the nachos in Pete & Larry’s are delicious! If you return... More

Athens, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

We got a great deal on Priceline and used this for our last night in Maine because it is halfway between downtown and he Airport. Staff was friendly. R. Bar opened at 5PMoom was clean with a refrigerator and excellent big screen TV.Comfortable bed. Only complaint was plastic cups for water. Nothing really bad nor really great

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Greg M, Front Office Manager at Clarion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of our hotel, and we appreciate your comments. Our location is perfect for anyone using the airport, as it is half way between the airport and the Old Port area. I am glad to hear that this worked well for you. As for the beds, I’m happy they were to your satisfaction. We do... 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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