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Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901 (Formerly Clarion Hotel & Conference Center)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at this property many times over the years, when it was a Red Lion, then Doubletree, then Clarion. None of those chains invested much in keeping the property updated and now that it appears to be independent, that trend continues in spades. There is no longer a functioning restaurant, only a coffee shop. The bar is open only... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first time staying at the YVHCC since it was a Clarion. We typically come here once or twice a year to enjoy the sunshine and swimming pool. Decades ago this was built as a Red Lion and many of the rooms are very spacious. The buildings are showing their age but the new management is making improvements;... More

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in a suite and it was totally worth it! The room was very spacious & comfortable, but the bathroom, with the jacuzzi tub, was definitely the highlight! So, so relaxing! The two pools and hot tub have been remodeled so that was a nice touch. Overall, very impressed and will definitely be coming back!

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear about how much you enjoyed our Executive Suite. Thanks for staying with us and taking the time leave us a review. Come back again soon and enjoy the luxurious large rooms and two person jacuzzi tub. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. Sincerely, Nolan Watte General Manager More

1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very pleasant time at this hotel! The front desk employees where so very friendly and helpful the first one more than the one on night shift but they were both great. The room was a nice size the door to the bathroom was kind of hard to open and close sort of rusty but it was still... More

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review of your experience at the Yakima Valley Hotel & Conference Center. Our staff really appreciates your acknowledgement. Keep in mind our hot tub is open year round, great for a winter get away. We'll look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Nolan Watte General Manager More

Roy, Washington, United States
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for a fastpitch tournament, this hotel suited our needs perfectly, value priced and centrally located. We don't spend much time in our room when we travel for tournaments, if it's safe, clean and affordable, we're pretty happy. The pools were great, we enjoyed both, we slept thru breakfast, so no comment about breakfast and we took... More

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your stay. You'r opinion is important us. We're happy to provide you with a clean and comfortable room, as well as great customer service whenever your in town. It's wonderful to hear how much you and your team appreciated the value of our hospitality. Please remember us in the future, we'll look forward... More

1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great experience when we stayed here last May. We are a girls fastpitch team and had a block of rooms for the families and players to stay next to each other at a group rate which we appreciated! Also, we had a night off and they offered the hotel van and a driver that took our players... More

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

I can't tell you how much we appreciate having your team stay with us. It can be really busy and even a little stressful for sports team parents and we understand that. Anything we can do to make your visit to Yakima that much better is always on the top of our list. Thank you for taking the time to... More

Renton, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This hotel used to be a Red Lion and a Clarion, it has the old and worn out furnishings, carpets, drapes, and paint, and all rooms don't have flat screen TV's. It definitely needs upgrading on both interior and exterior. Some AC units are too noisy, some fridges don't get cold enough.

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving this helpful review to point out the places where we can improve. You may have noticed during your stay that we've been doing a lot of landscaping outside. The process is slow but we will be working our way inward. Try us again soon, enjoy the Laugh Lounge Comedy Club and take advantage of our complimentary... More

Salinas, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Spent two days mid week, very quiet, few guests. They offer a small dinner buffet, chicken, potatoes, veggies and a odd salad bar. It was okay, if you're not too picky and don't want to leave the building. Breakfast was okay, nothing special. For the price, it's a decent place to stay. It was clean. It is under new management,... More

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your patronage. We really appreciate that you took the time to write about your stay. Please come back again and give us a chance to really exceed your expectations with our customer service, and clean comfy rooms. Sincerely, Yakima Valley Hotel & Conference Center Management More

Tenino, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

this hotel has the possibility of being an affordable destination hotel in Yakima. looks like some upgrading has been done, however the workmanship is horrific. Our air conditioning did not work in 107 temp. They fixed almost immediately with another ancient unit that worked. we were there for a conference so large amount of people eating at one time, they... More

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Yakima Valley Hotel & Conference Center. It was our pleasure to have you here. Updating the property is an ongoing process that our new ownership just recently started in November of 2013. We appreciate your feedback and welcome your advice on how to make this business of greater value to our customers. We are always... More

Silverdale, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was there with my son's baseball team. The free breakfast and dinner was perfect! All we wanted to think about was baseball, it was nice to have meals covered. Not gourmet but hearty enough to fill you up. Clean and spacious rooms, lots of TV channels, 2 clean pools, staff was friendly.

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Nolan W, General Manager at Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We really enjoy hosting rooms for the sports teams whenever there's a tournament in town. Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us. Sincerely, Nolan Watte General Manager Yakima Valley Hotel & Conference Center More

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Address: 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901 (Formerly Clarion Hotel & Conference Center)
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Location: United States > Washington > Yakima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 207
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Yakima
Yakima Clarion
Clarion Yakima

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