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Throop, Pa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed last night, 17 Feb on the tail end of a park and stay. Check in was a nightmare as it was extremely busy. The mgr. John Martinelli did an outstanding job in helping ease the frustration of guests checking in. He did everything from handing out free water to personally apologizing for circumstances that were ot his fault. I...

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Dave. Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey, your opinion is of great value to us. We sincerely apologize for the delay in the check in process but truly appreciate your kind words about my food and beverage director John. We are happy to know that our staff does go above and beyond when...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to stay there one night no thanks to American Airlines cancelled flight The rooms were ok but the staffs were rude The dinner place although mentioned to be open till 11:30 PM was rudely told at 10:58 PM that it's not open The lobby is decent but the hallway had a odd smell Not sure if I will...

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Guest. I would like to apologize on behalf of myself and the Clarion Hotel for failing to meet your expectations on your recent stay with us. I assure that that we make every effort to meet the needs of our guests. I will review your feedback and share with the appropriate departments. Sincerely. Bobby Andrews

Elkton, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is wonderful! Mike checked us in and helped us when we had a minor glitch with the room, he was quick to respond and make it right. Robin was awesome and went above and beyond with accommodating us when we were running late for breakfast one morning. The breakfast was great. Robin also was awesome and very quick...

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Morning. Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey, your opinion is of great value to us. We are happy to know that the time you spent here at our property was time well spent. If you are back in the area we look forward to having you come stay with us again and hopefully we...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stranded in PHL for a night because of airline issues. They put us up here for a quick sleep before our rebooked early morning flight. Desk agent was polite, room was adequate for a sleep, and while obviously old, the hotel seemed to be in good shape and was clean. We left too early to sample the breakfast offerings, but...

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Guest. Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey, your opinion is of great value to us. We are happy to know that the time you spent here at our property was time well spent. If you are back in the area we look forward to having you come stay with us again and hopefully...

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Got this place via a Priceline Express Deal offer, so the price was reasonable. I was able to check in early (around 1 PM). Was assigned a double-double on request, so I'm still not sure if all of the rooms are configured this way. My last review mentioned that it was attractive at first look, and that is still true....

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Steve. I would like to apologize on behalf of myself and the Clarion Hotel for failing to meet your expectations on your recent stay with us. I assure that that we make every effort to meet the needs of our guests. I will review your feedback and share with the appropriate departments. Sincerely. Bobby Andrews

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunate overnight stay in PHL. AA put me here. Old Ramada now "Clarion". Shows it's age and heavy use. Staff friendly and obese. Perhaps a reflection of food quality in restaurant Had philly steak sandwich which was huge and quite good. Superficial improvements with wall paper and nice lobby. Room 538 was spartan. Appeared clean. No pubic hairs in bath😳...

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Bobby A, General Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Jonmun. Thank you for the review of our property. We have made great strides to upgrade the hotel with a beautiful renovation. Thank you for the kind words about our staff, as I do believe we do our best to provide supreme customer service to each of our guests. I agree with you, the quality of our food...

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I'm at this hotel now. I'm wearing 3 sweatshirts and 2 pairs of sweatpants because the heat doesn't work and they "do not stock blankets." The sink does not drain (see picture) and the room smells funny. The WiFi does not work

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Ron S, Front Office Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for not making your stay with us a pleasant one. We value your opinion and appreciate that you are taking the time to respond to our survey. This provides us with valuable information on where we have fallen short at ensuring that all our guests are safe, comfortable and pleased with our service and product. We...

Newfoundland
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Our flight was cancelled, and had to stay at this hotel, we were met at the front door with about 20 smokers who were very rowdy, not a good start, the hotel room was very drab and not clean, but we had no choice but to stay there, very happy to lease the next morning.

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Ron S, Front Office Manager at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to complete the survey. Without your feedback we would not know the areas that require our attention in order to satisfy our guests and surpass their expectations. We greatly appreciate your feedback and apologize for not meeting and surpassing your expectations.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I arrived at approximately 1:00 pm, and was allowed to check in. Check in was uneventful and easy. The rooms are slightly older, and in need of remodeling but extremely clean. The service is EXCEPTIONAL!! Everyone here, seems happy to assist in any way possible. My charger was broken, but, the front desk charged my phone and were happy to...

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Julia Ann R, Director of Operations at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to respond to our survey, your opinion is of great value to us. We are happy to know that the time you spent here at our property was time well spent. If you are back in the area we look forward to having you come stay with us again and hopefully we can surpass...

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My first time in the bathroom I saw a pair of eyelashes that didn't belong to me and a water spot covered mirror. I called the front desk who was nonchalant about the issue. I spoke to the housekeeping manager who was apologetic. This just made me wonder how thoroughly cleaned these rooms were if the housekeeping missed a whole...

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Julia Ann R, Director of Operations at The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

I would like to apologize on behalf of myself and the Clarion Hotel for failing to meet your expectations on your recent stay with us. I assure that that we make every effort to meet the needs of our guests. I will review your feedback and share with the appropriate departments. Thank you.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 14 shuttle/vans and 5+ consistently running around the clock. Timely arrival/departure from the PHL airport is our priority! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 76 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029 (Formerly Ramada Philadelphia Airport)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Essington
Price Range: $155 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 297
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Also Known As:
Ramada Philadelphia Airport Hotel Essington
Ramada Hotel Philadelphia Airport
Ramada Hotel Essington
Essington Ramada
Ramada Essington
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“They have rooms that surround the indoor pool and then other rooms that are out of the way that are very quiet.”
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