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“HOSPITALITY” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Clarks Avadh
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   U.P. Hotels Limited, 8, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow, India   |  
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Ranked #14 of 59 Hotels in Lucknow
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“HOSPITALITY”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

IT IS AN OK HOTEL TO FIND A 5STAR PROERTY IN LESSER PRICE!
The hotel is located in the center of the city , very near to Hazratganj, a place for food joints and shopping.
The Good: - Location is great. Accessible to all the key markets a traveller would want to visit. - Hotel visibly looks old.
The rooms very spacious, well maintained & the housekeeping spic& span.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I had booked a number of rooms for July 26 to 29, 2013 to accomodate self and family members coming from all over India,for a marriage.The rooms very spacious, well maintained & the housekeeping spic& span.Everyone had a great time & enjoyed the food,thanks largely to chef Dutta who takes a personal interest in each guest.Must mention the banquet manager Mr O P Shrivastava & Mr Tiwari,who really made our stay every bit enjoyable.

Room Tip: River facing rooms have a terrific view espically on the 7th floor
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Stayed here on a business trip to Lucknow as my meetings were predominantly at this Hotel itself.

The Good:
- Location is great. Accessible to all the key markets a traveller would want to visit.
- Hotel visibly looks old. The management is trying very hard to keep it modern! Guess they need to do more.
- Rooms are again "nice but could be better"
- Food is great
- Service is very good. Staff is very polite and responsive.

The Bad:
- Expensive for what you get as a overall experience. Should be 20~30% cheaper
- Breakfast is just about OK.
- The Gym is a small room. Kindly of gives neglected feel. For a hotel of this size, they should spruce up the gym facilities.

The Ugly:
Nothing that I can mention:

Overall a nice experience. Great location to stay

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

the hotel is located in the center of the city , very near to Hazratganj, a place for food joints and shopping. Rooms are good but being a semi government property , food is just ok with average service.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Recently on a business trip I stayed at Clarks Avadh, Lucknow. The hotel is centrally located in Lucknow City. Pretty decent entrance and a grand lobby. One of the rare hotel in a big city which occupies such big space and is spacious.

The staff was courteous and helpful. The rooms were of decent size. The interiors of the room, the bed, mattresses, flooring and bath rooms require modernization and were giving a tired look. Same was the scene with the corridors, lift etc.

We had buffet breakfast, the spread was good and the food good. Ordered dinner and the biryani was ok.

Our room provided a good view of the river "Gomti" which is next to the hotel. The drizzle and the scene of Gomti gave a soothing relief.

Overall a good hotel to stay at.

Room Tip: Rooms on the side of Gomti give good view
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

pretty average all round. i didn't eat the breakfast.
i hate paying for internet.
its definitely NOT the 5 star hotel that it is sold as but it met my basic needs.
I would recommend this as a stop over but not so much a place to stay for a holiday.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We were put up at Hotel Clarks Avadh by a friend who had selected this hotel as his wedding venue. Stayed for 2 nights. Hotel room was big, clean and equipped with all the necessary amenities such as wardrobe, writing desk, lamp, kettle, LCD TV, telephone, centralized AC, etc. Bathroom was huge with bath tub and 24*7 hot water. Hair dryer was available on request. Bed was comfortable. Only thing i did not like about the room was yellow lightening. It gave a dull gloomy feel to the room. I don't know why lot of hotels prefer using yellow lights and not white lights. It becomes really difficult to get ready and apply makeup with yellow lights.

Cannot comment on rates as the groom had booked tons of rooms and he must have surely got a decent deal on bulk booking.

Biggest drawback of this hotel was their service at all the wedding functions. The banquet service staff were clearly not interested to serve the guest. We didn't have a problem with self service but at least somebody should stand at the counter in case guests need any help. It was really funny to see only 1 waiter serving starters to a wedding party of more than 200 at a particular function. Most of the times buffet food was cold. Also they took a long time to refill empty trays. Moreover food for all the functions over a period of 2 days tasted same.

This hotel is a good choice for staying in Lucknow for its rooms and sleep quality. Food is not an issue in any Indian city. You will find cheaper and better quality food on Indian streets than any of these hotels. Hence better to just stay at Clarks Avadh on B&B basis and have rest of the meals outside. Would definitely recommend this hotel for accommodation. (But surely not for hosting parties and wedding unless they improve their banquet management)

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: U.P. Hotels Limited, 8, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Lucknow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Lucknow
#4 Luxury Hotel in Lucknow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Clarks Avadh 4*
Number of rooms: 97
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Clarks Avadh Lucknow offers you more than just a stay. Conveniently located right in the side of the palace of the Nawabs and on the bank of river Gomti. Hotel Clarks Avadh has several restaurants serving excellent local and regional Indian and Continental cooking, including the roof top Falaknuma Restaurant. This Lucknow hotel presents you with an opportunity to enjoy traditional "Lucknowi" - The Tehzeeb of the Nawabi Kitchen with its specialty Avadhi cuisine, Fully supported by the business centre and secretariat, this 5 star Lucknow hotel also has conferencing and meeting rooms equipped with all the modern facilities for your successful meetings in Lucknow. The Clarks Avadh Hotel in Lucknow is part of the successful Clarks Hotel Group in India. ... more   less 
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