The best part of the hotel is the lobby; relatively bright and modern. The staff were friendly and the place was clean but it could do with an update. The room was okay, but the fake marble bathroom suite was straight out of the 1970's. The restaurant was also about 30 years behind the standard, all dark veneers and plastic seat covers. It offers a "breakfast service", but in truth only two hot items are available at the buffet: scrambled egg and sausage one day; scrambled egg and bacon the next day. I'll be back to Cedar Rapids, but not to the Clarion.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Clarion Cedar Rapids
- Clarion Hotel Cedar Rapids
- Cedar Rapids Clarion
- Clarion Hotel And Convention Center Cedar Rapids, Iowa