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Clarion Hotel Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1615 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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Ranked #57 of 92 hotels in Columbia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were courteous without being over-friendly. There was no waste paper bin in the room and the second day there was no breakfast menu supplied. When I inquired at the office for one, they couldn't locate one and advised that breakfast could be had at the buffet. The bathtub had obviously not been cleaned for some time as there was... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the headquarters for the recent Columbia marathon. It was perfect, since we could pick up the race packets in the lobby, and we were only 4-5 blocks from the start/finish line. The rooms were a bit old, but things were clean, and they were kind enough to give us a late checkout so there would be time for... More

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a family wedding, so it was at a discounted rate. And in my opinion, $119 is still too much for this place. Front desk was friendly, but the room had cleanliness issues and was really outdated. Desk chair was heavily stained. Curtains were very old. The only upside was the comfiness of the bed.... More

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Wilmington
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Booked this hotel over a month ago for a St patricks day festival. I picked this hotel due to location and chose to ignore the reviews. I was a little nervous because the day after I booked the hotel was sold out. We arrived to the hotel around 1 and tried to check in since numerous other people were, including... More

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Easley, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our conference was a success in spite of the Clarion facility. Our planning staff obviously got taken for a ride; they would never knowingly have chosen a venue this bad. My experience was so bad that I will never again darken the doors of ANY hotel in the entire Choice hotel group. We attended a tightly scheduled conference that ran... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Charming hotel. Convenient and friendly helpful staff. Wonderful bellman, Lance. Took us to early school appt via courtesy shuttle. Delicious breakfast in restaurant. Beds comfortable and room was spacious. Only downside is because of being older, I could smell remnants of smoking days though now a non smoking room. Again, older and not perfect but a very good value.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Enjoy bringing in the new year here at this hotel. The hotel was great, food was great, front desk service sucks. The view was great over looking the city. The new years celebration downtown was amazing. Cool and the gang really put on a great show. Looking forward to next year

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My sister and I stayed here for a friends out of town wedding. The hotel was old but very well maintained and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. There is a hotel restaurant and I believe there is a swimming pool and work out area but I was there such a short time I did not avail myself... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Got a good deal on this hotel from priceline and the hotel is in a good location but that is where it stops. When first arriving both front desk clerks were on the phone for 15 minutes so had to wait which I don't mind I am patient. They gave me a room in the back part of the hotel... More

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed here and the beds were the nicest thing in the room. Very comfortable and it was reasonably priced. But you also get what you pay for. The bathroom shower had mold in it and hair. When I turned on the water rust came out. I will stay at a different hotel next time I visit Columbia.

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Additional Information about Clarion Hotel Downtown

Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Columbia
Clarion Columbia
Columbia Clarion
Address: 1615 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #57 of 92 hotels in Columbia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel Downtown 3*
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