I called the late afternoon before driving to the hotel and asked for an early check in. The girl up front said that the king rooms were full that night but the earliest we could check in would be 1pm. I had explained to her that I would be on the road for 13 hours and had had been awake that morning since 4am. Taking her word for it, my family and I headed to Colorado Springs after I got off work. We arrived an hour early so we ate at the Denny's across the street until 1pm. So at 1 pm we go to check in and the girl up front tried many times to contact the cleaning crew and had no luck. After an hour of waiting the cleaning supervisor shows up and our room had still not been cleaned. At that point I was frustrated and just wanted to leave but could not get refunded. So we had to wait. I was so tried from being awake for almost 36 hours. Finally around 3pm (normal check in time). We were able to get our room. The girl up front handled my frustration well and the maintenance guys that helpped with our luggage were awesome and very friendly. Even though the outside, just off property, was a little spooky I felt secure within the hotel. Not a bad place to stay just not where I would stay next time. Sorry.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Clarion Hotel® & Conference Center is a 100 percentnon-smoking full-service hotel located just nine miles fromthe Colorado Springs Airport. With convenient access toInterstate 25, this Colorado Springs, CO hotel is close tomany local points of interest, including Colorado College,the United States Air Force Academy, United StatesOlympic Training Center, Pikes Peak "America's Mountain"and Garden of the Gods public park.The business traveler will welcome the convenience of thebusiness center, complete with fax and copy service.As one of Colorado Springs' only full-service, mid-size,downtown hotels, the Clarion Hotel & Conference Centeroffers 10,000 square feet of functional meeting spaceand a full range of catering services. Whether planning ameeting for 14, a reunion for 50 or a reception for 200, wecan accommodate events in a setting that is both unique andrelaxing. Our experienced and professional convention andcatering staff can make any event a success with our "Be OurBest" service.Guests of this Colorado Springs, CO hotel will enjoy a varietyof deluxe amenities, such as:• Free hot American breakfast with scrambled eggs,sausage, hashbrowns and more• Manager's reception Monday through Thursdayproviding two free cocktails and hors d'oeuvres for eachguest• Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms• Free local calls• Free newspaperBe sure to enjoy our state of the art indoor saltwater pooland hot tub or relax in the beautiful courtyard garden.A grab-and-go food and beverage counter in the lobby isavailable 24 hours, offering sandwiches, soups, salads, beer,wine and cocktails. In addition, guests are invited to takeadvantage of the downtown YMCA facilities; contact the frontdesk for free passes.All of our guest rooms feature such standard amenitiesas hair dryers, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards,refrigerators and microwaves.For added convenience, an ATM is on the premises. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clarion Hotel Colorado Springs
- Clarion Colorado Springs
- Colorado Springs Clarion