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Clarion Hotel at Carowinds

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3695 Foothills Way, Fort Mill, SC 29708
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Fort Mill
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I travel often with work so always looking for reasonably priced hotels. I decided on this clarion for a trip to Charlotte, it was close enough to the city to drive to my meeting no problem but convient to the interstate. Upon arrival and check in which was fast and easy, the manager Phyllis was working the front desk, she... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the price this hotel provides the basics, is clean & across the street from the amusement park. Although I only ranked the hotel with 3 stars what made our experience a 5 Star, was Miss Phyllis at the front desk (who was there at all hours). Every time I passed through the lobby, she was extremely busy and always... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel via hotwire.com, never having stayed in this area previously. We committed to the online booking and of course then saw the hotel booked. Pictures looked very nice and we thought we were all set. The promotional pics must have been airbrushed or taken by glamor shots. This place is a DUMP. I understand they are under... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please tell me I read your review wrong and you were not suggesting you should get a discount for bringing your dog to the hotel. Of COURSE you should pay more for bringing a dog! And of COURSE you should get a "dog room"! Besides the sanitary and wear-and-tear issues that dogs present, they greatly inconvenience other hotel guests. (Yes,... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay at the Clarion was like any other stay until after we left. My son left his prcious blanket behind in the room. Within 1-2 hours after we checked out we realized that he had left it and called the hotel. They could not locate the blanket. We drove home with a crying boy and I decided to call... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sending this as a correction to previous review... we would love to give them a negative review... but that option is not available. Bit several times by bed bugs, negative and unresponsive staff. We had to find a local friend 3am just to get safe sleep. Hotel has been a 1-star for over a decade but somehow they are 3-star.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a smoke-free hotel. It smells like cigarettes. If you are fine with that, your set. The staff was friendly. The beds were clean, room was in good condition. The A/C was not cooling very much. It was a bit warm in the room. The hotel is right across the street from Carowinds.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because the other 3 around it had people hanging around in the parking lot, and it made me uncomfortable. Pleasantly surprised when we got to the room. New furniture and a very comfortable bed. New vanity in bathroom. Looks like they are remodeling the whole place. New carpet through out the whole hotel. Staff was very... More

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Charlotte, NC
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival, the hotel appeared to be in good condition; so we booked the suite on the 11th floor....when we got on the elevator, the smell of smoke in the elevator was almost unbearable. In addition, the suite (room) was so old and run down- that I/we immediately regret booking a room there. In the future, this hotel will NOT... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Lots have changed since I went..surf u island is gone,the boat, but the wooden roller coaster is still there giving joy..the water park is nice to..I loved watching the boys play the basketball throwing game and won some big pink bear..lol of course we ended up having to carry it. The roller coasters and the other stuff were fun but... More

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Address: 3695 Foothills Way, Fort Mill, SC 29708
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Fort Mill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel at Carowinds 3*
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Carowinds Hotel
Plaza Hotel Fort Mill

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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