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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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Newburgh
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went to Tennessee for my birthday/ spring break. With our destination being Piegon Forge. We were getting tired, so we decided to stop for the night. We were looking for a hotel that was reasonably priced yet a decent place to stay when we decided to try out the Clarion. The main lobby is very misleading.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week for training with my company. This place is a fantastic place to stay. Their breakfast buffet is very good and has REAL scrambled eggs, not that fake powder junk. Real egg, sausage, bacon(twice a week) biscuits and gravy, fruit, grits or potatoes, sausage biscuit sandwiches, cereal, bagels, muffins, danishes. Several choices of drink, milk, coffee,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel appeared older on the outside, but was newly renovated on the inside. The Front Desk Manager, Brandy, made our stay outstanding! She checked my wife and I in earlier than the normal check in time, helped accommodate our special requests, and even gave us a snack bag for being a Diamond member. Brandy also referred us to a... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again, I was extremely satisfied with my stay. I came back to Cookeville on my monthly business meeting, and was met with the same generous staff as before. Upon arriving Tuesday morning, I was met by the same adorable and energetic young woman at the front desk. She was so pleasant and saw to every one of my needs... More 

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Killen, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most hotels have a policies that require payment for a last minute cancellation, which is understandable. This hotel's policy is no different, however their management refuses to make an exception even when a winter storm is on the way and a cancellation is necessary. Extremely poor customer service and delivery of the message was very curt and insincere. Makes you... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This hotel exceeded all my expectations. The bed was comfortable, but it's the employees who really stood out. The were all unfailingly polite and professional, but the staff in the restaurant are truly exceptional. The waitress, Yoko, is super friendly and personable. She's an incredible asset. The breakfast is to die for. I stayed for a week and eventually met... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The room was nicely located and the staff were accomodating and fairly friendly. Unfortunately, the furniture in the room was stained..something that I believe could have steamed cleaned when it was found. The carpet had similar issues. I think the Housekeeping does basic but not complete room upkeep that is needed. Overall, I felt confortable except for the chair...did not... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This motel appears to be in the process of being remodeled. The new part looks very nice and clean and has an impressive pool, dining, and play area. But part of the old motel is still being used and is apparently where you'll be put if you have a dog. The room I was given reeked of cigarette smoke and,... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

POSITIVES: Auto doors to lobby. Large indoor area w/pool and several areas to play or sit/read. Rooms overlooking pool. Business center has conference table. Breakfast buffet offers lots of comfortable seating w/TV. Food included biscuits/sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, waffle machine, juice in pitchers on ice. Coffee in ceramic mugs. Super friendly staff for refills, taking empties and wishing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Other reviews kind of down grade this hotel; they most to have stayed on the wrong day.My family and I have nothing but great things to say.We got there earlier than check in time and they got us a room cleaned and checked in,in no time.Great breakfast,kind people,and fun time/area for kids.The cleaning staff is just as great with getting... More 

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