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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is definitely NOT a boring, cookie cutter hotel (we usually stay at Hampton Inns and Fairfield Inns, both of which we really like). The interior is a mix of bordello/Old West/Victorian. If you are carrying or rolling things through the hotel, be aware that there are no sliding doors anywhere. You'll need to open heavy doors -- including at...

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Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Our team has now stayed here several times . Although there are " newer " hotel choices now in the area we still prefer staying here . At one time this had to be one on the " flagship " Holiday Inn Holi-domes . You can really tell they work hard to try to maintain that . All the neat...

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Gardendale, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This was a stopover point for a family trip to Canada. Columbus was just under half way for us. I saw the pictures online and decided my kids would love this place! I was correct. The room was very large and clean. No issues at all with climate control or water pressure. But the real reason I chose this hotel...

Thank Christie S
Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is really nice to know that the pool was a contributing factor that enhanced your stay. We hope you were able to utilize the other amenities we offer as well. Please let us know how we can enhance your next stay with us. It was a...

Fairbank, Iowa
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My family of 7 stayed in 2 adjoining rooms poolside for one week during Archery Nationals in Louisville. The room rates were not bad and we had free breakfast every day. Our rooms were comfortable, but could use an update, especially the bathrooms which were really really shabby. Having poolside rooms was awesome the first few nights as there were...

Thank kimweepie
Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay. The pool side rooms are actually the most popular among families that stay with us. We are happy to know that you felt value with the price you paid for your rooms. Our hotel's character has an antique and unique design, as well as many family friendly attractions close...

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Looking for a Choice Hotel on a road trip and this one popped up so we booked a room there. Much of the interior is restored parts of old buildings that were being torn down but were saved and used in the interior of this building. Well worth the stop and stay. Rooms were Choice hotels typical clean and comfortable....

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Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit with us. Our team is always excited to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay. You are correct about the interior of our hotel being restored with parts of other old buildings that were torn down in Columbus. We admire the history and unique character...

Pendleton Indiana
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The staff was very friendly and our room was really clean..The buffet was very good and had a good selection...Which was free....The pool was very large and very clean...The hotel is really nice... I would stay here again....

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Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We will be sure to say thank you to our staff members for the friendly service and clean room. We have many amenities that we provide for our guests and are glad to know they are appreciated. Please let us know how we can provide an...

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This particular hotel is in need of a remodel. Theread was peeling wallpaper and stained carpeting. During our stay it felt as though the AC was not working. Considering the price was over $100 per night, I would expect it to be a little nicer.

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Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

On behalf of the hotel staff I would like to apologize for any inconveniences you experienced during your stay. We hope that you provided your feedback during your stay, so that we could address them immediately and move you to a different room. Our decor around the hotel is very antique and does give the perception to some that it...

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is "in need". It's desperately in need of updating, and it's in need of continuity among the public area furnishings. The staff was pleasant, for the most part, but the room was very weary. The paint needed to be refreshed; the chip in the bathtub needed to be patched better; the sheets needed to be retired and the...

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Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our property from your recent visit with us. This provides us with the opportunity to address and correct areas as they come along. Hopefully you were also able to address your concerns with our staff members during your visit. We will be sure to say thank you to our housekeeping staff for...

newburgh, in
Reviewed 16 June 2016

the room was nice and clean, beds where good, but we where in the tower on the 7th floor couldn't get the room cooled down. hallways and lobby where very warm. talked to desk clerks, they informed me that they knew that 7th floor would be warm. no help there. TV reception was terrible, they knew about that.

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Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

On behalf of the hotel staff, we would like to thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to hear that the temperature of the hallway and lobby was warm. We are currently working on upgrading our cable and apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. We are really happy to know that...

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

After trying for weeks to change type of reservation I was finally successful at check in. Front desk clerk was very helpful and friendly. Only problem was the keys had to be reset three times in two days. Bed was comfortable (pillows two small though). Was able to keep the room at a comfortable setting.

Thank Jeanne M
Nicole V, Manager at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear that our staff was friendly and helpful. I am sorry that you experienced troubles with the key cards. It is always appreciated when we hear that your overall stay was a great one. Please let us know how we can assist you again in the future. We appreciate your business and look forward to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, I-65 at Iindiana 46, Columbus, IN 47201 (Formerly Holiday Inn Columbus)
Region: United States > Indiana > Columbus
Price Range: €70 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 253
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Columbus Hotel Columbus
Columbus Holiday Inn
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We stayed in the suite so not sure what the other rooms are like.”
 of 5 bubbles Lasseter4242, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on 7 th floor....never heard any noise”
  • Nice King bed
  • Nice are to relax
 of 5 bubbles MammawJ, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was near the pool area. Great room”
 of 5 bubbles LOIS782, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the new section. Don't bother if they only have room in the old section.”
 of 5 bubbles Foodwinefun78, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you're in the hotel section, not motel”
 of 5 bubbles planner63, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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