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“Overpriced poor service”
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Clarion Hotel
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in DuBois
1 review
“Overpriced poor service”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Overpriced for average basic room. Nonsmoking room smelled of smoke. Easy to find. Dated.
Unfriendly unhelpful front desk staff. They advertise breakfast but "were all out" by 7:30 AM and offered no apology and no compensation. Disappointing
Pool looked nice

  • Stayed August 2013
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

The hotel was very easy to find along I-80. The staff were very friendly. The lobby looked recently updated. Outdoor pool was nice. Room was comfortable and clean. Lots of fluffy pillows and the staff offered extra blankets when asked. Reasonable rates. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Stayed here as part of our annual bike trip to the States. Convenient stop next to the highway. Rooms were standard with 2 queen beds. Shower was good. Clean hotel and helpful staff. Beds comfortable. Did not use the outdoor pool but it looked nice contained within the courtyard. Parked the bikes under the overhang and right in view of desk staff. This was nice as it was raining when we arrived and didn't wake up to wet bike seats in the morning. Only drawback was that there is no elevator which would have been nice as this hotel is huge and quite a walk from the front desk to our room, then up the stairs with our gear. Had supper at the Dutch Pantry which is right across the parking lot ... awesome meal and good prices. We will stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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New Britain, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2013

I booked this hotel primarily for the location close to I-80 and the number of restaurants in town.
I had planned to arrive by 6pm but was delayed for 2 hours by highway construction zones, no work going on, it was Sunday. The reservation was made two days prior to arrival and I was glad that the room was waiting when we got there. The bed was comfy and I liked that we could chose between down and foam pillows. There was no fridge in our room.
Check in/out was quick.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Bassman607
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Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This motel could use an update. The bathrooms, in particular, are quite dated. But it's a comfortable motel, and, compared to others around it, the service was very friendly and competent. As is any motel just off a major highway during peak travel season, it's too expensive, but there's nothing to be done about that.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Washington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2013

This has the feeling of an older motel that's been remodeled, but a good job was done on the remodeling. We had a good bed, lots of pillows, a desk, refrigerator and microwave. Nice fixtures in the bathroom, everything was clean. Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The only thing that disappointed me was that no breakfast was provided....I thought it said there was breakfast when I made the reservation, but I may be wrong. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. The beds were okay. The room was very nice. The shower head was not really attached to the wall and it made showering a bit of a pain. There's a bar in the hotel. the hallways reek of cigarette smoke but the rooms weren't bad.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Additional Information about Clarion Hotel

Property: Clarion Hotel
Address: 1896 Rich Hwy, DuBois, PA 15801-3970 (Formerly Clarion Hotel)
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > DuBois
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in DuBois
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Clean & Affordable Rooms. Conveniently located off of Interstate 80 Exit 97 South on Route 219. Truckers Welcome. Currently, there is no restaurant available inside of the hotel, however, The Dutch Pantry is right next door. ... more   less 
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