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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a long drive I was pleasantly surprised by the friendly and efficient Joshua at the front desk. He set the tone for my entire stay. I wish all front desks were run as great as Joshua runs his. The entire staff is friendly and helpful. The room was clean and had good water pressure for a nice shower even...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

This hotel looks old and dated but it was clean and the employees were very friendly. The breakfast was hot and decent with plenty of choices. The rooms were clean, the bathroom small with an awkward angle. My only issue was my bed. I believe it may have been in the room since they opened because it was old and...

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Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What do I need in a hotel for 3 days? Friendly staff, comfortable bed, TV, nice breakfast, easy access from the highway, good price. This hotel was great in all these areas, especially with friendly staff and breakfast. Sierra, the day desk clerk for us was wonderful. The manager even pushed my card to our room while I parked the...

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Thank lugojrdn
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the positive parts. The staff was very friendly. The free breakfast was hot and buffet style with eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, waffles, cereal, muffins, toast and etc. it was the same choices everyday but tasty and the lady that works in there was quite pleasant and nice. The room was fine and the beds were comfortable....

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Thank Heather H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This hotel is easily accessible from the highway. We enjoyed conversations with the pleasant staff. Our room was comfortable, although the bathtub should have been redone with the rest of the roo. The complimentary breakfast was the best breakfast we've had in our frequent travels.

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Pella, Iowa
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I got a room to see a show. It was Michigan football weekend so the price was high. Strange TV channels, great bed, bad, tired bathroom. Employees were nice, but after pulling into the desolate parking spot it was hard to be excited to be there

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Mesquite, Texas
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Being my 1st stay at the Clarion Hotel after 12 hours at 3 different airports & 7 flight delays on American Airlines 10-31-2016 I was greeted by a very nice young man the has some great customer service skills & a great attitude that made me feel welcome in my 1st visit to Cedar Rapids, Iowa on business.

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Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed here during an Iowa football game weekend. The hotel staff is great, but the building smells musty and is very outdated. Beds were decent, but bathrooms in tough shape. We paid too much because of a high demand weekend and have few other choices. Breakfast is good, no complaints there. Biggest issue is the odor and outdated building....

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Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was the Group Leader of a Diamond Tour group of 44 people. We only spent the evening of October 8, 2016, but of our 9-day trip, IT WAS THE BEST HOTEL WE STAYED IN! The staff was alert and courteous, the Sports Bar Grill personnel were exceptional, and the experience was awesome. The manager even opened the breakfast room...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Clarion Hotel and Event Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was beyond wonderful for our daughter's wedding! Everything was decorated beautifully and the reception was so very well organized! We definitely and highly recommend The Clarion as your choice for any event. We would like to thank the following people for their dedication in making the reception an elegant way...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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 Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5408
Region: United States > Iowa > Cedar Rapids
Price Range: $82 - $121 (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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“great breakfast bar”
 of 5 bubbles 920SteveB920, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The biggest problem is trains at night. That would be an issue for any hotel in this area.”
 of 5 bubbles BCNDWorld, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay Away!”
 of 5 bubbles 176dannas, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ours was 6th floor, West side. If we stay here again, I'd request the East/parking lot side to see if there would be less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles I7763NMjulieb, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I always request top floor, away from the elevator at every hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles TheMesserFamily, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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