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Clarion Inn & Suites

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Bradenton, Florida
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have remodeled this hotel and it is absolutely gorgeous!!! The lobby is beautiful and done in whites and purples. The restaurant on site smells so freaking delicious!! I didn't eat there, but next time I stay there, I will!! The room is perfect with beautiful accents that the staff goes above and beyond to make it perfect!!! A beautiful... More 

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Thank Tiffani C
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed with my family at Clarion Inn & Suites close to Universal Studios in middle September. The hotel was refurbished recently, and it got spectacular, with comfy beds and large rooms. They still need to change some furniture, but nothing to worry about (desks and wardrobe have usage marks). The traffic close by was a little confuse, for some... More 

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Thank Camila P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was clean, comfortable, and affordable. Great pool and good location by Universal Studios....only con was no elevator to get to second floor. Lobby was beautifully designed. A grade in my book.

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Thank Elly D
Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your candid review of our newly renovated Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Studios Area. We greatly appreciate your taking the time to send us your feedback regarding your stay. Your gracious comments regarding our cleanliness, comfort, amenities, and value have been shared with all departments on property. Regrettably, yes, we do not... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Orlando for our two week Disney/Universal Studios holiday on 30th August 2016! Check in was all fine, our room was ready for us when we arrived and the receptionist gave us all the information we needed! The hotel reception area was lovely, our rooms were very tidy, the pool area was beautiful and modern and a sunbed was... More 

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Thank Hannah M
Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Hannah M, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us at our Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Area. We would also like to thank you for taking the time to send us such a detailed review regarding our hotel accommodation, amenities, staff and restaurant and location. It is evident that you had a great vacation.... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are at the airport about to climb onboard the first of our flights home. Already we are reminiscing about our time at this hotel. Location is ideal for universal (we used Uber @$5.85 each way - the minimum fare. It was cheaper than the $20 parking and meant I could have a few beers before leaving the park, the... More 

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Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

To Our Valued Guests, Thank you very much for your recent stay at our property. We were very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Your review regarding our location, room décor, cleanliness, staff and amenities were very much appreciated. We accommodate many guests from all over the world and work sometimes long hours to ensure that all our guests have... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely stay at the Clarion Inn & Suites. The hotel has recently been renovated and the rooms look new, light and airy and greatly decorated. The place is quiet. we had a room facing the small courtyard/garden area which was lovely in the night. Proximity to Universal Orlando which is where we spent most of our time is great! 15... More 

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Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thanks for taking the time to review our Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Studios Area. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you so much for your recommendation. Your gracious comments regarding our location, staff, amenities are greatly appreciated. We accommodate many guests from all over the world, and thus we strive for complete guest... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stay at this hotem was awesome, we booked the hotel pretty early and thus got a good deal. We were not expecting that we would get such great accomodation at the price we paid. Staff was very friendly, the room service was great and cleaning was done everyday. Best part is that the hotel has an indo chinese restra... More 

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Thank Manish J
Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your glowing recommendation. We are delighted that you had such a great experience here at the Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Studios Area. Thanks very much for your gracious comments regarding our accommodations, amenities, staff, rooms and rate value. Our onsite Restaurant, Tabla, serving, both Thai, Indian, and Chinese cuisine, has been... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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188 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Newly renovated and perfect location. Universal is across the street. 10 minutes to park entrance. They also have a free shuttle that will take you to several of the amusement parks in the area. Beautiful Lobby and really nice rooms. My only complaint was typically Choice Hotels have a free breakfast, this one did not. However they do have a... More 

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Thank Sharron E
Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

“Excellent location” Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to receive your gracious review regarding your recent stay at our newly renovated Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Area. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We greatly appreciate your details regarding our location, transportation, accommodations and amenities. We cater to many guests from all over the world.... More 

Rahway, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a last minute business trip to Orlando I ended traveling 20 hours and with no room. I found clarion on hotels.com and thought I just needed a place to sleep and at $80 it seemed fine. The room was clean and night staff was friendly. I couldn't get the a/c to turn on but I was too tired to... More 

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Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We were delighted to receive your review of your recent stay with us at the Clarion Inn and Suites Universal Studios Area. Thank you so much for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to post your review. We realize you have many hotel options as a guest to choose from, and are grateful... More 

Odessa, Florida
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was only a one night stay, simply for a place to sleep. Checking in was easy and the front desk attendant was polite. The property is right next to a construction zone, but on the weekends they don't work--so noise was not a problem. Upon arrival in our room, we were pleasantly surprised as the pictures matched. Newly remodeled... More 

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Thank Brittany L
Clarion Inn S, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to comments on our room, pool and the surroundings, we apologies we were not able to accommodate you in the king size room you had booked. Complete guest satisfaction is our goal. We accommodate many guests from all over the world each night and we strive... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ACROSS THE STREET FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS!! (Within walking distance) We are also located only 2 miles from the Holy Land Experience and minutes from the Orlando Convention Center. We offer free shuttles to all major theme parks. All rooms are equipped with 2 queen Beds, flat screen TVs, in-room safes, mini refrigerators and iron/ironing board. We have 3 meeting spaces in the Grand Ballroom for your events or group meals. The Tabla Restaurant offers an Asian Fusion Cuisine and is on site. Property features zero entry pool, hot tub, lobby bar, gift shop, fitness center and complimentary parking and WiF. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Inn & Suites

Address: 5827 Caravan Court, Universal Orlando® Area, Orlando, FL 32819-7901 (Formerly Days Inn Orlando Universal Maingate)
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $80 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Inn & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
Days Inn Orlando Universal Maingate Hotel Orlando
Orlando Days Inn
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in Orlando
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