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Clarion Inn

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970 South Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38501 (Formerly Garden Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Morristown, Tennessee
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently stayed here with my 2 daughters after a trip to Nashville and unfortunately it was on the weekend and the bar got a little too crazy I didn't stay in the indoor corridor but I was told it is better as far as noise level is concerned I am impressed with management here and the day staff because... More 

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Lynchburg, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room smell Terrible and the sports bar smells Worse and the maids where at the door at 9 o'clock ... walking back and forth in front of the window ... waking you up with a barking dog and then they charge you for smoking in a non smoking room when their room already smell funky when we checked in... More 

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Somerset, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is under new management which I'm sure the Indian owners will find was a mistake. After calling and leaving several Messages for the manager to try getting a rate and set up a block of rooms for a large family reunion I gave up. The manager we worked with in the past was very nice and never had... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were willing to give us a better room for the lower price, because my husband had a back injury. The hotel is older, but the pool and the water slide sealed the deal when it came to the kids. The pool is unique in that outside and inside have pools that connect so the moved in and out... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the clarion for seven nights recently. If you are used to the Hampton or Holiday Inn express experience this is not the place. This IS the place if your kids like swimming, video games, air hockey, etc. I did not have my kids with me but there were lots of happy kids all week. With that in... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately - when we got there - our room wasn't anything like the pictures I saw before leaving home! I didn't even realize it until I got home and saw the pictures!! I think they used all their money remodeling the lobby!! Maybe they should have thought of the rooms. There is a bar attached to the hotel - and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indoor/outdoor pool has a huge slide for the kids. Plenty of lounging areas in common areas. Breakfast was decent for an included perk. One of the only pet friendly hotels in Cookeville. I will stay there again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was terrible! Only thing worse than the room itself was the man who says he was the night shift manager!! Never had someone be so rude in my life!!!! He needs a new job not in the public!!! Will never stay at a clarion inn again, actually we didn't even stay took a loss and went to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The hotel was clean. Staff was very helpful and courteous. Prices were great and the breakfast is one of the best we've had from a hotel. Will be staying at this hotel again. We like to go off-roading at the nearby Golden Mountain atleast twice a year.

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Casa Grande, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel is an older property but it seems they have done everything right to make it the best it can be. Hotel front desk staff very good, breakfast included was really more than expected. Cook Cynthia and helper in breakfast area were wonderful. I was a bit concerned for security as there were multiple signs around the property about... More 

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