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Altoona, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is ok for it's ratings but you are within 500 feet of the main east west railway. It has been remodeled on the cheap and the elevators were smelly. I have stayed here before and I will not return, it seems like it has turned into a transient hotel. The luggage rack fell apart in my hands. The...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After spending one night here, my 2nd time staying at the hotel, I must say a 3rd stay will come with much consideration after my recent poor experience. My first stay here was my wedding night and even after failing on some key details (not finding my reservation, misplacing my wine I left to chill ahead of time, among other...

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room just for fun as we are from Cedar Rapids and wanted to get out of the house and enjoy a night kidfree. We were there for a fun couples date night event. The event was great as well as the staff. The food was good too. My complaint is with the bedrooms. This hotel has gone through...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service, Sierra had the biggest smile and was very welcoming... The man who worked after her wasn't as nice, but he was okay. The breakfast was delicious and we will be back again. The free shuttle service was a real plus as well!

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was very nice for it's age. The staff was very friendly. It was very easy to find and get on and off the interstate. Breakfast was very good and plentiful. The price was EXCELLENT with a coupon from the Hotel Coupons book at the state border.

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Hackensack, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son and daughter in-law planned their reception here. A lot of us traveled down from northern MN . In the previous months my husband and I stayed a few times while we were down to plan wedding. The rooms were always very very clean unlike some hotels where their is always gunk in corner of bathroom corners. I found...

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Thank lindamcnamara99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Filthy and smelly. So bad, I switched hotels. The bed springs have been shot since the 70's. The sheets were worn. Even though it's a non-smoking hotel, the place reeks of stale smoke. Cheapest place in town for a reason.

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Thank Mike W
Greene, Iowa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a three day baseball tournament in the area.tried the clarion hotel and was quite surprised.Is a very nice place to stay.friendly staff nice rooms good breakfast,nice lounge short distance to interstate.Will stay here anytime I will be in the area

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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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Thank John S
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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 )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 Avenue, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Region: United States > Iowa > Cedar Rapids
Price Range: $82 - $115 (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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Clarion Cedar Rapids
Clarion Hotel Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Clarion
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“book room closer to center of hotel so Wi-Fi actually works”
 of 5 bubbles 286glennp, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Sierra. Make time for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles kaurikauri6, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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