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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the Clarion Hotel on Whitney Ave in Hamden, CT clean and comfortable, we had a room on the second floor which was to far for my husband to walk, they have elevators, but my husband has a health issue so I went downstairs and ask if we could change our room. Viviana was at the front desk and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here two nights because of a function in the area. The location was perfect for us. The hotel is outdated and needs a good cleaning. Our bathroom shower had mold in several areas. The towel rack is barely hanging on and when you take the towel, it comes out of the wall! The wallpaper is coming off the...

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Management response:

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer...

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We needed a reasonably priced place to stay. This fit. Room was 2 queen beds very spacious with a small fridge and microwave. Beds ok, pillow tiny..I live a room with good pillows . Needs updating in the bathroom especially. Free breakfast. What I must say was the most pleasant part of the stay was the most friendly and helpful...

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable. We have noted your suggestions for pillow and bathroom improvements. We are still making changes and renovating. We really appreciate your feedback. Please come again soon so that you are able too see all of our improvements...

Matthews, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very comfortable room and close to a lot of things. We only stayed one night but would not hesitate to stay longer in future. Rooms had inside access and were very quiet. King bed slept well. More than adequate hot breakfast.

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear Genie, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very happy to hear that you had such and enjoyable stay. We aim for guest satisfaction 24/7 and it is always a pleasure to know that we are on the right track. Please come again soon and stay a little longer. Sincerely, Nicole

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It looks like an update old hotel but I was pleasantly surprised. The front desk staff were polite and friendly. We arrived at 1:30 and check in wasn't until 4:30. We had to take our stuff back out to car and returned later. There is an indoor pool and gym but we didn't use them. Our room was quiet, comfortable...

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We really appreciate your feedback, I must admit I smiled when I read your comments about Gary. He is a pleasure to have! Thanks again, please do come again to stay with us. We appreciate you. Sincerely, Nicole

Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is barebones, and just a really 'cheap' place. Cheap in terms of lower end furnishings, certainly not cheap in terms of a good buy. Halls are baren, fixtures are basic, and nothing feels nice or comfy. I expected more, given the prices at this place - I did expect a moderately comfortable room, not low end.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was an OLD Howard Johnsons I remembered from my childhood. They had enclosed the front of the hotel and added public spaces. The rooms were the same size and arrangement but updated. A very pleasant stay for the price.

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear HEtkind, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is a very warm feeling to hear that you remember the old Howard Johnsons also. Please come again and stay with us when you are in the area. Best Wishes, Nicole

Brooklyn, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a wedding. The room was relatively clean(minus the shower which looked like it had mold all over the caulk). The front desk was LESS than helpful. They have a 72 hour cancellation policy. We had a family emergency and might not have even been able to make the wedding. When we asked if...

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Nicole H, Director of Sales at Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden, responded to this review

Dear William, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. On behalf of our entire team I apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. We certainly aim to please each and everyone one of our guests. As for the cancellation policy for your particular reservation the terms are based on the discounted offer that you received. We will...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Housekeeping did not service our room several times. We were not given clean sheets or towels, trash was unemptied. We asked the front desk about it and they said they would see it was taken care of. Nothing, no service. We then had to go to desk to ask for towels. Housekeeping marked their roster that they had serviced the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I recently stayed in this hotel for 3 nights, my room was clean and comfortable, but dark because the only window was into the main hallway, and on the ground floor so I felt the need to keep the curtains closed for privacy the entire time. The hotel was under remodel at the time, and I will forgive having all...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Haven counties newest premier hotel. The Clarion will immediately impress any guest. The polished marble lobby is lavishly decorated with inviting furniture and a fireplace that will warm any traveler. The hotel features 103 guest rooms including 16 state of the art suites. The hotel is minutes from Yale, Quinnipiac, Southern and New Haven Universities. All rooms include free parking, indoor pool and jacuzzi, free high speed internet and fitness room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden

Address: 2260 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3505 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn)
Region: United States > Connecticut > Hamden
Price Range: €81 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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“The hotel was very quiet, probably due to the original reinforced concrete construction”
 of 5 bubbles HEtkind, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Currently, this hotel is poorly managed.”
 of 5 bubbles vgglcsw, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see room first.”
 of 5 bubbles jmb4721, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the newly renovated section.”
 of 5 bubbles JoanieDC, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Could hear all hallway noise through door, our room was in the middle of the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles keco10, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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