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Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden

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Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

It looks like an update old hotel but I was pleasantly surprised. The front desk staff were polite and friendly. We arrived at 1:30 and check in wasn't until 4:30. We had to take our stuff back out to car and returned later. There is an indoor pool and gym but we didn't use them. Our room was quiet, comfortable...

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We really appreciate your feedback, I must admit I smiled when I read your comments about Gary. He is a pleasure to have! Thanks again, please do come again to stay with us. We appreciate you. Sincerely, Nicole

Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is barebones, and just a really 'cheap' place. Cheap in terms of lower end furnishings, certainly not cheap in terms of a good buy. Halls are baren, fixtures are basic, and nothing feels nice or comfy. I expected more, given the prices at this place - I did expect a moderately comfortable room, not low end.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This was an OLD Howard Johnsons I remembered from my childhood. They had enclosed the front of the hotel and added public spaces. The rooms were the same size and arrangement but updated. A very pleasant stay for the price.

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear HEtkind, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is a very warm feeling to hear that you remember the old Howard Johnsons also. Please come again and stay with us when you are in the area. Best Wishes, Nicole

Brooklyn, Connecticut
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a wedding. The room was relatively clean(minus the shower which looked like it had mold all over the caulk). The front desk was LESS than helpful. They have a 72 hour cancellation policy. We had a family emergency and might not have even been able to make the wedding. When we asked if...

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear William, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. On behalf of our entire team I apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. We certainly aim to please each and everyone one of our guests. As for the cancellation policy for your particular reservation the terms are based on the discounted offer that you received. We will...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Housekeeping did not service our room several times. We were not given clean sheets or towels, trash was unemptied. We asked the front desk about it and they said they would see it was taken care of. Nothing, no service. We then had to go to desk to ask for towels. Housekeeping marked their roster that they had serviced the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I recently stayed in this hotel for 3 nights, my room was clean and comfortable, but dark because the only window was into the main hallway, and on the ground floor so I felt the need to keep the curtains closed for privacy the entire time. The hotel was under remodel at the time, and I will forgive having all...

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

We attended a wedding in the same town as this hotel. The lobby was clean. Alexandria was pleasant and so charming to speak with. Conner was just the type of guy to be at the front desk. He always was with a hello, smile and truly hospitable. They do have an indoor pool which was not large but good for...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were here for two nights over a holiday weekend and have also stayed here before because it is very close to a relative's home. The room was clean and comfortable for a brief stay. The front desk desk staff were very welcoming and helpful. There is an indoor pool, but we never used it. The hotel offers a free...

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This hotel has been around for a long time and used to be a Howard Johnson Hotel. Not that it matters because this is a very tired, neglected property. We stayed here only because it was less than a mile from our son's home but only out of desperation would we ever stay here again. Our stay started with checking...

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New York
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here Memorial Day weekend. The staff is amazing. Everyone I came in contact with was helpful and friendly, especially the gentleman who was cleaning the pool area. Our room looked like it was an oversized room they made into a suite. It was great. Breakfast was good and kept up, the girls were filling and cleaning up constantly....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Haven counties newest premier hotel. The Clarion will immediately impress any guest. The polished marble lobby is lavishly decorated with inviting furniture and a fireplace that will warm any traveler. The hotel features 103 guest rooms including 16 state of the art suites. The hotel is minutes from Yale, Quinnipiac, Southern and New Haven Universities. All rooms include free parking, indoor pool and jacuzzi, free high speed internet and fitness room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden

Address: 2260 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn)
Location: United States > Connecticut > Hamden
Price Range: $87 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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“they have pet friendly rooms”
PAKatieR, Mar 8, 2017 | Read review
“The hotel was very quiet, probably due to the original reinforced concrete construction”
HEtkind, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Currently, this hotel is poorly managed.”
vgglcsw, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see room first.”
jmb4721, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the newly renovated section.”
JoanieDC, May 23, 2016 | Read review
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