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James F. Martin Inn

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240 Madren Center Drive, Box 345673, Clemson, SC 29634
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Clemson
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salem, Oregon
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151 reviews 151 reviews
22 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased that staff were able to move us to a lake view room, after our 1st night facing a parking lot. The patio off the room was a welcome bonus. The breakfast room with lake view is a very pleasant place to start the day with some hot or cold options,, not much fruit, a selection of tea... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved a suite with our 4 young children. When we checked in, that didn't show on the reservation. George at the front desk was so friendly that by the end of our trip that one night didn't matter. We got a suite the next day. The staff chatted with us as we came and went. They worked with us... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Ms. Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to compliment our staff. I have shared your praise with George and he was very touched by your comments. George is one of our wonderful student workers, who prides himself on being an ambassador of Clemson University. His love for the school is apparent-- taking every opportunity to promote the university's family... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a Green hotel, which while highly commendable, guests need to know that the lighting in the rooms is very, very dim. More so than any Green hotel I've ever stayed in. If you plan to do any reading bring an incandescent or higher wattage compact fluorescent bulb with you. The lighting in the bathroom is fine, but at... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the James F. Martin Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback and help us improve our facility. We have increased the lighting in our newly renovated guestrooms after reading your review. We appreciate the kind remarks about our friendly staff. We hope to see you next time you travel... More 

Garner, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lol, I'm not a Tigers fan, but this is a great place. Clean and well laid out. Right on campus and lots of parking. The people/staff are kind and went out of their way to make my stay the very best. I was very surprised to see the outdoors, paved sidewalks and nicely kept grounds.

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ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the James F. Martin Inn. It is wonderful to read that our staff went above and beyond to make your stay great. We want to share our Southern hospitality with each and every guest. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I stay at the Martin Inn 5 or 6 times per year. Always my preferred place to stay. I reviewed the Martin Inn after a stay in May that was less than ideal. I am happy to say the staff has addressed the concerns. A heartier breakfast is now provided and the noise from the outside A/C unit was gone... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our new hot breakfast and Keurig machines. Your comments are very helpful and contribute greatly to the improvement of our facility. We look forward to hosting you again soon! More 

Acushnet, Massachusetts
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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Im very happy that we chose to stay here. The facilities are very impressive as the hotel is connected to a conference center and to a restaurant. The rooms are very nice and ours came with a private patio. We have yet to really explore the campus but the hotel seems to be tucked into a corner of the campus.... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn. Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Come back and see us soon. More 

JAN222
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had originally booked one of the chain hotels on Tiger Blvd and changed my mind at the last minute to find something with more personality. I was so glad I did! The lovely grounds and the beautiful sunset on the lake alone were worth it. It's very serene. The complimentary breakfast was excellent and the rooms were first rate.... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the James F. Martin Inn! We look forward to seeing you again when you visit Clemson! More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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109 reviews 109 reviews
16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Love this place although we know it's never available during football season. We have had 2 Clemson students over the last 7 years and On off months have been able to stay at the Martin Inn. All aspects are lovely from the lobby to the outdoor seating, to the lake view to the Happy hour in the bar to the... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We love hosting Clemson families and look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay when visiting the Clemson campus. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Only two issues with this hotel. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided with the room but it is not nearly as substantial as one provided by chain hotels such as Hampton or Holiday Inn. Also, request a room on the lake... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We have taken your concerns into account and are pleased to inform you that as of July 1, 2014 hotel guests receive complimentary hot breakfast. Also, we are undergoing renovations for all our hotel rooms this year that will fix the noise issue. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Manalapan, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Hotel is located directly on the campus of Clemson University. The front desk was extremely nice. Even called the dinning-room to tell them to stay open a little longer since we were checking in so late (10:30 pm). The suite rooms are huge and very affordable. Two queen beds, a separate living area with a pull out couch and... More 

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ClemsonCCI, Guest Relations Manager at James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, David! We look forward to serving your family again very soon. More 

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