I stayed at the Clarion Hotel with my 4 year old daughter so that we could visit the National Harbor and just hang out in the DC area. I booked at this location after reading reviews, comparing prices, and checking the amenities that we wanted. Those amenities included, (free) continental breakfast, pool, microwave and refrigerator. According to Trip Advisor and another review site, this place not only had free breakfast and the other amenities I desired, but it also had a game room/arcade. So, I booked it!
When I got to my room, there was no microwave or refrigerator in it. I called to the front desk and was told that they are not in every room. I also asked about the free breakfast and was informed that such did not exist. They did, however, allow me to switch rooms to one with the microwave and fridge.
My daughter and I went to the basement to go to the pool. The pool was freezing cold. The lifeguard told me that the heater was broken and that's why the water was so frigid. So, we left. We later went to the front desk to inquire where the arcarde was and the receptionist looked at me like I was crazy as she said, "We don't have one here".
I was sooo disappointed. I was planning to stay another night, but instead looked into the Comfort Inn directly across the street that was the same price.
This place is very close (driving) to the Natinal Harbor and the customer service was good, but I was very upset because of the false advertisements. For this price, you would expect newer amenities such as flat screen TVs or updated pools, etc.
I doubt it if I will ever stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located off Interstates 95 and 495, the Oxon Hill, MD smoke-free Clarion Hotel® provides inviting accommodations near several national attractions. We are walking distance to the Oxon Hill Farm, seven miles from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and minutes away from:White HouseUnited States CapitolLincoln MemorialWashington MonumentThe National Archives BuildingShop, dine and sight-see at the National Harbor, where you’ll also find the Gaylord National Convention Center. Several outdoor parks are also in close proximity.On site, enjoy a meal at the Clarion Restaurant and Lounge, which also offers room service. Other amenities include:Free wireless high-speed Internet accessFree local callsCopy and fax servicesAccess to our business center, exercise room and indoor heated pool is also provided. Host your next event in our five meeting spaces, which can accommodate up to 1,200 people.Our spacious guest rooms feature coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, voice mail and cable television. Select rooms also have microwaves, refrigerators, work desks, sofa sleepers and wet bars.Microwave and refrigerator rentals are available at the front desk. Valet cleaning service is offered.Enjoy convenient location and cozy amenities at the Clarion Hotel in Oxon Hill, Maryland. We look forward to your stay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clarion Oxon Hill