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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the executive suite, I felt like I was back in the 80s with the room decor. The beds were nice and staff was pleasant, one morning we heard the cleaning staff yelling and screaming at each other that was annoying but hope they worked it out. :). The breakfast was OK wish they had more selection. The... More 

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GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled when our guest let us know how we are doing. We at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center, Cedar Rapids, IA pride ourselves on excellent and friendly service. We hope you will come back and see us soon. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager Clarion Hotel & Convention... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel with friendly workers. I do think that it does need to be updated a bit, but our room was nice. The lobby areas, pool area, banquet rooms and our friend's room (3 floors below ours), seemed to need a fresh look and styled more for today. That does NOT affect the purpose of anyone's stay... More 

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Thank D M
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we hope to see you again soon!! I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People are nice. Hotel is very dated and beds are rough. I tried to take a shower but went from cold to extremely hot every 30 seconds. Breakfast is average, but again the people are nice. I would strongly suggest a match and a good insurance policy on the property.

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Thank Seth M
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA More 

Two Rivers
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The pool and fitness center were nice. The breakfast is normal fair. The restaurant/ lounge closes early. Rooms and overall hotel are fairly outdated but it was clean. Overall a quiet and comfortable stay.

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Thank Eliseo R
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us! We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. We hope you will stay with us when your in Cedar Rapids. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was my first time in Cedar Rapids, IA. I was over visiting a friend who lives near to the hotel, and this was one of the reasons why I chose this hotel. Also, because of the apparent value for money. Upon arrival I was warmly checked in and got a bit confused with the American floor numbering system (1st... More 

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Thank rpowell94
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to serving you again. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

Riverview, MI
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Quiet room... did not hear any trains..we were on the fourth floor. The restaurant is a sports bar. We walked a couple of blocks to a Perkins, showed our room keys for a 10% discount. There is fruit and coffee in the lobby. The shower had more water coming out of the spigot than the shower head. Good breakfast..eggs, bacon,... More 

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Thank michigan193
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to serving you again. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This hotel is quite possible THE worst hotel in the world but definitely the worst i have ever stayed in. If I could give it a 0 I would. The pictures are a lie. I have no understanding of what the positive reviewers of this place are thinking. The outside is dingy and the neighborhood is sketchy and a train... More 

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Thank Megan T
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Megan, Thank you for your review. I appreciate when our guest tell us how to better please them. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit at our hotel. If you would like to discuss it please feel free to contact me at 319-366-8671. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

Garfield, Arkansas, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with easy access to freeway. The room was a little dated but clean. The towels were big and soft. Very friendly staff. Great hot breakfast-biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes and more. I heard a few trains late at night and again early in the morning but they must not have been too loud because my spouse... More 

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Thank Gerry L
GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Gerry L, Thank you for your wonderful review! I am always pleased when our guest are happy. We look forward to serving you again. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

Muscatine
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I took my 2 teen girls for a weekend getaway, the parking is plentiful, the entrance is grand, the pool is ok, and our room was nice but the bathtub was stained, and was lacking water presser. It's older and great on a budget. It's clean. AND no bed bugs!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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148 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here twice and they have always exceeded my expectations. This is a very reasonably priced hotel and why it may not exactly be a 5-star establishment it does serve its purpose well. The staff is very friendly (who in Iowa isn't?) and helpful. There is a bar in the hotel but they are only open for limited... More 

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GScott8256, General Manager at Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am thrilled you enjoyed your visit. I remain, At your service, Greg Scott, CHA General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center. Our hospitable Cedar Rapids hotel which is only 17 miles north of Coralville/Iowa City Exit, delivers spacious guestrooms and suites, attentive service, and many premium amenities to business travelers, family vacationers, and couples in search of a romantic getaway. A top-notch location puts shopping, dining, and entertainment options just a short drive away. Plus, we’re the closest full-service hotel to Eastern Iowa Airport (6 miles). One of the best features we offer our guests is the area's only full service hotel's Complimentary Hot Deluxe Breakfast which is prepared fresh daily by our Chef. Individuals or groups won't be forced to eat in a lobby, but rather they can relax in our restaurant which seats over 96 people, has flat screen TV and access to wireless. We are unique in that our facility offers a wide variety of recreational activities. Newly remodeled full service Synergy Restaurant & the 33rd Ave. Sports Bar & Grill are on site and open 7 days per week. We offer one of the area's largest swimming pool areas, with hot tub, and sauna. Our newly renovated Exercise room features all the newest equipment. Our 24 hour Business Center is enclosed for privacy and offers one of the area's only Blackberry Printing Stations for our guests. Our King Business & Queen Business rooms feature microwave/refrigerator, flat screen TV with premium channels including HBO,CNN, ESPN, Big Ten, & Fox News. There is also an in-room safe, lounge chair, and complimentary hi-speed internet (both wireless & wired) in the room. FEMA approved. Federal Government Rates Available. Group Rates available. Large Banquet/Convention space available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel and Convention Center

Address: 525 33rd Avenue, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Location: United States > Iowa > Cedar Rapids
Price Range: $64 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel and Convention Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 157
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Cedar Rapids Clarion
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