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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2012

This place is a dump. The rooms are filthy, the staff are just weird and not helpful. Don't be fooled by the advertisement of pool and jacuzzi. The manager keeps it closed so you are paying only to look at it. There are plenty of nice hotels around here, don't be fooled by the false advertising and photos. I have... More 

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2 Thank Jeanne R
collegeparkinn, General Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest : I am sorry that we could not live upto your expectiations. We strive for satisfaction for all our guests. I am sure that if you were disattisfied with your stay or room we could have corrected that for you. The pool is on winter hours with clearly posted hours at the pool gate. The county requires us... More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2012

This inn is the best in the area and is located in a good spot. Everything is close by, next time I am In Maryland I will stay here again. Breakfast was ok. Pool was great. Restaurant has good selection but tables were dirty and floor was super sticky

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Thank Nyah A
College Park, Maryland, United States
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2012

This place has an amazing karaoke bar on Thursday nights! A large variety of songs to choose from and great people! I've been going for the karaoke nights for a while now and I always have a great time! It's never too crowded which is great. The atmosphere is relaxed and there is free parking right in the compound! Definitely... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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70 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This is definately an average hotel. I have been a number of times escorting a school group on a trip to Washington DC. The hotel works well since it has a good size open area for students to congregate and enjoy the pool, pool table, shuffleboard and single hole minigolf. The hotel staff is friendly and the hotel has made... More 

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1 Thank Ray C
collegeparkinn, General Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir: We appreciate your reviewing our hotel. We have recently renovated all our public areas and have renovated about 70% of our guest rooms. The remaining 30% of the rooms will be refreshed in the spring of 2013. We entertain lots of school groups and families in this hotel who come in to visit Washington DC. for whom the... More 

CLERMONT
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164 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2012

I booked the room PRIOR to reading TripAdvisor. Mistake. But to our surprise this is a very nice hotel. There are pros & cons to every hotel but Miss M. at the front desk needs a personality transformation. Rude & agressive. We avoided her at all costs & waited until she went off duty to conduct any further business We... More 

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Thank suzannet938
collegeparkinn, General Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest : We thank you for your kind review to our hotel. We have renovated the hotel a lot this year with replacing carpet in all public areas. We also have remodeled about 40% of our rooms with more refresh coming in spring 2013. I have shared your review with my staff, so that all memebers of my staff... More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

This hotel has been the biggest surprise during my traveling across America so far. I stayed with my friends here and everything was superb. One night costs about 20 bucks in case you use a coupon. Personnel is really nice and helpful, you can use free lift to few locations in College Park such is a subway station. Rooms are... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I stayed at this hotel for seven nights and had two different experiences based on two different rooms. When I arrived there the first night, I was very unhappy with the hotel and the room, but I had been traveling all day and I was too tired to do anything about it. That room was on the outside of the... More 

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Atlanta
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Yuk. This place gave me the creeps. Questionable area. Pillows smelled REALLY bad. So did the mattresses - I was afraid to roll over because it would renew the odor. Stained blankets & icky bedspreads. Motel air unit made room extremely hot or cold all night. No exhaust fan in bathroom. The place was doused with a strong air freshener-... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2012

My wife & I decided to spend a weekend visiting DC. We stayed at the Clarion Inn, College Park MD because of it's proximity to a DC Metro station, and because we got a very good senior citizen rate. The hotel itself wasn't bad for the price we paid. The rooms were clean and in fairly good condition. The courtyard... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2012

had 2 rooms booked. were supposed to be adjoining rooms. when we checked in we were told only 1 of the rooms was ready. when the rest of our party arrived a few hours later they were put on a different floor altogether. Requested a mini fridge. was told that they would check to see if one was available and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarion Inn & Fundome, an affordable, contemporary Maryland hotel conveniently located a few miles from Washington, DC. Enjoy well-appointed guest rooms, first-rate service and ample amenities, including an on-site restaurant, meeting rooms and the Fundome, an indoor activity area with heated pool, whirlpool, putting green and shuffleboard. Our convenient location makes it a breeze to reach the spectacular attractions that comprise the nation’s capital as well as the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Chesapeake Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Inn

Address: 8601 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 (Formerly Best College Park Inn & Fundome)
Region: United States > Maryland > College Park
Price Range: $126 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 119
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Clarion Hotel College Park
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“get one in the interior courtyard facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles deetorg, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Keep in mind that a lot of rooms have outdoor entrances.”
 of 5 bubbles dnrothx, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a room that's further away from Baltimore Ave to avoid the noisy traffic into the late night.”
 of 5 bubbles chaokev, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“inside by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles mauricerickeyp, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay until they do major capital improvements to carpets, furniture etc”
 of 5 bubbles 317tamaram, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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