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Clarion Hotel Richmond Central

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3207 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230 (Formerly Holiday Inn Central)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting with a large group, our friend's hotel room was given access to by the staff to someone else. He arrived back to find his room ransacked, his belongings had all been strewn across the room, his food had been eaten and there was drug paraphernalia and residue on the bed. As bad as all that was, the hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was decent but the pool is not what you might expect it was dirty and small. The room smelled unpleasant when you first enter. But overall it was an ok stay. The front desk personnel was friendly and pleasant. You get what you pay for and for the price it was satisfactory.....

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Eden, North Carolina, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this motel due to its proximity to downtown Richmond. The staff at the front desk was friendly and efficient. However, when we entered to elevator to head up to our room, we were met with some very unpleasant, unidentifiable odors. A similar distasteful odor followed us down the hallway to our room. While it looked nice at first... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Woke up to ants all over the place! Was so gross. Had to wash out our bags and everything in it before getting out as fast as we could. When we told the front desk about them she didn't seem alarmed and didn't offer any apologies. Will never stay here again. Not sure why there are any good reviews on... More

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Pittsburg, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Keep driving and find another hotel. I got in late and was really tired. I was trying to get on the internet as they advertise free wifi. Couldn't get online for more than a minute at a time. Then I noticed things moving on the desk I was sitting at. Ants! Just what I need to deal with. Front office... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This hotel is very easy to find. It is right off the exit. We found it very comfortable. The rooms were good size and very clean. The beds were comfortable and the sheets were soft. Much better then your average hotel. The towels were even much better then most hotels. When we were getting settled in, we were able to... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Internet service took several minutes to come on, and disappeared when I was away from the computer for 5 minutes. In the morning the Internet wasn't even available for hours. I had a 1st floor room in the C building, which I had requested to be near the laundry. (Washers and dryers were fairly clean and worked. Housekeeping kindly brought... More

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Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Spent the last week of June staying here. As far as the hotel goes I guess it worked for what we wanted but it was a kinda strange place. The elevator stunk bad! There is no lock on the outside doors to the hallway to the rooms. No security at all. It says you have to swipe your key but... More

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a long drive from FL and every place we usually stay was booked. There were Clarion/Quality Inn signs, so we weren't sure which it was. The room smelled of cigarette smoke and was dark. The refrigerator was missing, so my husband went to the ice machine to get ice to keep our insulin cold, and the machine was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed here for a night during a basketball tournament (the tournament had some deal with the hotel for $59/night) I was a little leery of staying here after talking with someone who had stayed the previous night, but was pleasantly surprised that everything was pretty good overall. No issues with the room, staff was friendly and helpful, check-in was fast.... More

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Address: 3207 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230 (Formerly Holiday Inn Central)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Richmond
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Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel Richmond Central 3*
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Holiday Inn Richmond
Central Holiday Inn

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Welcome to Clarion Hotel Richmond Central....Close To Everything...Far From Ordinary! Richmond's most centrally located hotel is just off I-95 & I-64 in the heart of Virginia's state capital. Closet Hotel to Greyhound Bus Lines, The Diamond and Race Track. One of the city's convention properties, we are just minutes from the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The historic and financial districts (including numerous Fortune 500 companies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Union University and the vast array of 'Museums on the Boulevard' are minutes from our door! The Richmond Raceway Complex, home to twice yearly NASCAR races is within miles of our hotel, and we are within walking distance of the Arthur Ashe Center. Clarion Hotel Richmond Central offers 176 deluxe accommodations, including three suites. The Executive King building with 32" Flat Screen LCD and Mirco/Fridge. We unveiled our new 'queen/queen' guest rooms! ZODIAC Restaurant & Lounge is open for breakfast and dinner daily. Our parking is plentiful - and complimentary! High -speed wireless Internet access is free and available property wide. . Our flexible meeting space can accommodate groups up to 600! At Clarion Richmond Central- memorable guest experiences happen daily! ** On To Richmond!' ... more   less 
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