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Clarion Inn & Suites

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150 Nationwide Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pulled in after about 10 hours on the road with my wife and daughter with out a reservation but had called and knew they had rooms. Was a little worried about the building permits on the window but everything on the outside looked OK. Was told they were almost at the end of their renovation and they were making the... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

On our road trip back to Canada, after a 9 hour drive, we happened along this great hotel just off interstate 81, off Progress Ave. Lovely surprise. The two rooms we had had been refurbished with even some of the items in the rooms still in their new packages. Great beds and linens, great pillows, ok hot breakfast in the... More 

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gary s, General Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Wonderful Stopover! Thank you for taking the time to write a response on your most recent stay with us. Thank you for noticing our new look! We are about 95% complete with our renovations and YES, we look beautiful! We have an amazing business center, fitness center, Complimentary HOT breakfast buffet, brand NEW comfortable beds and décor. We look... More 

Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I am reading some of the reviews and was wondering if it was the same place. I saw the coupon and the price and location were perfect for a midway stop to Penn State. I was in one of the renovated rooms and loved it. To those who stayed before you should give the hotel another chance. It does look... More 

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AGM_PA156, General Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hello tazzzz13, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback on your recent stay. We are pleased to hear you found our coupon book offering a low discounted rate. We are located right off of I-81, making us a great stop over on your trip. The renovated rooms are still a work in progress, but are only missing... More 

Stoystown, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

wow...this has got to be the WORST hotel I have ever stayed in in my life. It was so incredibly gross and WAY OVERPRICED!! It was filthy, stained, and reeked of stale cigarette smoke from the years when it was obviously a smoking room..We had 2 adults and 3 kids and nowhere for the 3rd child to sleep, so we... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hello Jill K, Thank you for bringing this matters to our attention. We are currently under going renovations, and have some complete rooms. Our lights do have sensors but are easily turned off by pushing the button on the bottom of the light switch. I do apologize this information was not conveyed on your stay. Unfortunately our rooms only have... More 

Howard Beach, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband, 3 kids and myself went to Hershey Park for the weekend. We spend the night at this hotel after a long day in the park. This hotel was located 20 minutes from Hershey Park. It was an easy drive. Our room was very clean, the bed was very confortable. It seems the hotel has been renovated. The elevators... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hello Diana, Glad to hear your family was able to enjoy Hershey Park! We are located only 20 minutes away, and are pleased you enjoyed your accommodations with us. We are updating the guest rooms to be a one of the kind hotel. We are currently adding new furniture, LED mirrors in the bathrooms, and more amenities. We thank you... More 

Pittsburgh, PA (by way of New Jersey)
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

In its defense, there was some renovation going on but my room was.....*sigh*. You open the door and the mildew smell hits you like a ton of bricks. The bathroom was incredibly small. The only saving grace was the bed. It was very nice and comfy but def not worth the $300 price tag for two nites. Each morning I... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for addressing your concerns with the hotel. We are currently undergoing renovations, but are not 100% complete with everything. Ironically my housekeeping staff does not start until 10AM. I am not certain who was knocking on your door and will investigate to find out who may have been at your room. I cannot apologize enough for the inconvenience... More 

Berwick, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our room had no table. The bathroom light was motion sensor however there was a glitch because it went off after 3 seconds so being in the shower in the dark was not good. our window curtain was off the track and would not close. we had to use a paperclip to keep it closed! We asked for maintenance to... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this items to our attention. We currently ordered new drapery for the rooms are waiting on them to come in. We appreciate your feedback as we strive on guest excellence and will definitely use the feedback to improve in the future. I do apologize as we fell short on your expectations. We hope to see you... More 

Hanover Township
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed there this weekend for a baseball tournament with my son and it couldn't have been a more horrible experience! When we first checked in it was late at night and we were tired so we just went to sleep. The next morning we has to shower and the bathroom was a mess. Stained towels and mold in the... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear HJackson132, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate your open and honest feedback about your experience at our hotel over the weekend. I am truly concerned for the issues you experienced on your recent stay, and have addressed them with the appropriate staff. We are still under going renovations, and will... More 

Baden, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was not a pleasant stay in any way. We were not greeted by Janet at the front desk. She apparently hates her job and did her best to annoy us. She was rude and condescending. It continually amazes me that I'm treated as though THEY are spending THEIR money and not the other way around. Things didn't get better.... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback on your recent stay. I want to apologize on behalf of my entire team for failing to provide you with excellent customer service. I will definitely speak to my staff in regard to the mentioned issues. We are currently undergoing renovations, and will replace the furniture in the rooms once... More 

Suffolk, VA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Upon checking In I asked for a King bed. The Clerk said "how about a Queen" I assumed they didn't have a King bed room. We got in the room and it was a standard two queen room with one of the beds missing, there was a big open space where the other bed should have been. The mirror was... More 

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AGM_PA156, Manager at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback on your recent stay. I do apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with the hotel. It is true , we are undergoing renovations and hope you do give us another chance once complete. The pool is currently under renovations as well, as we have recently had it removed from our... More 

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