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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Our family and four other families stayed at the Clarion for two days. We booked a total of 5 rooms. We were happy that the hotel was very close to the amusement park and Presque isle with very nice beaches and plenty of things for the kids to do but the hotel itself really need some help. The rugs in... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hotel smelled from the moment we step foot in it. Like musy and dirty .The hotel is extremley outdated. we were given a hadicap room, we were not in need of one. the toilet was extemely high. the shower had very little water pressure, so much so that after a day at Presqule Isle it was very difficult to... More 

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

In Erie for a reunion and stayed here for the room alone. Can not comment on the pool or restaurant because, I was not there. The room was updated. The internet was strong. Parking was a bit of a challenge but, well lit. Bed was comfy and she sheets were sparkling white. Bathroom was small but serviceable and the towels... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I stayed at this place for 2 days in July. I booked it though Hot wire so I did not have much choice when they unloaded this dump on us. (In the past we had only good experiences with Hot Wire)The rates were not cheap either for this 1 star hotel (they rated it as 3 stars... More 

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Oakmont, PA
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed here for one night after a fun day at the beach. Was not sure what to expect as the place seemed very empty for a July weekend in Erie. We walked in without a reservation and was greeted warmly by the receptionist. Pleasantly surprised by the clean rooms, bathrooms and hallways. Slightly outdated decor, rooms are large enough... More 

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is t he second time my husband and I have stayed here. I was happy the first time and impressed the second. We are part of a group that will be holding an event here later in the year. Our timing of visiting here again was perfect. They were hosting a wedding and reception for 300. From what we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I booked this hotel as part of a wedding block. I assumed it would be a nice decent hotel but when we arrived I was surprised. It was old, run down, and worn. There was signage everywhere about protecting your belongings and "report suspicious persons or acts" "Never open door prior to verifying ID". There was a sign on my... More 

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Weston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I was greeted the moment I entered the door. The guy working front desk was very nice and courteous. Check in was a breeze and I was given a little map of the hotel. I reserved and king bed with pool view balcony, room 338. The room was nice and clean. There was little noise from the pool and once... More 

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Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

When we checked in the gentleman was so nice. He told us about the hotel and all the amenities that go with it. How to get to our room and about breakfast. The room was clean and spacious. The pool and hot tub both were clean and at the right temp. Check out was easy with no waiting. Thank you

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Kerry S, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conf. Ctr., responded to this review

Thank you kindly for staying at the Clarion Hotel. On behalf of the hotel staff, I want to thank you for complimenting the front desk staff. I am pleased you enjoyed the hotel and the amenities. I hope to see you again soon! More 

Munhall, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Was in Erie for a day and stayed here in the past. Hotel very clean, non smoking with and indoor pool. The best hid secret is the bar and lounge. Met Joe the bartender and he made recommendations for food and it was a great meal. They stayed open to accommodate the quest who wanted to watch the Tampa/ Pittsburgh... More 

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Kerry S, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conf. Ctr., responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Clarion Hotel. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and service at Maxi's. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. See you next time! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bel-Aire Clarion is a full-service, locally owned hotel that offers conference rooms and banquet space to accommodate up to 360 people. We have 131 guest rooms, which includes four suites and a parlor. Our hotel facilities comprise an exercise room, a sauna, an indoor atrium pool, and Jacuzzi. We offer off property catering and in-house dining. Maxi's Restaurant offers a daily full hot breakfast buffet day and is open for dinner Sunday-Saturday. There are nightly drink specials and an increasing number of celebrity bartending events. We also own another Choice Hotels property, Comfort Inn Presque Isle, less than a mile from the Clarion. Our Comfort Inn has 100 guest rooms, especially to assist with large overnight groups.We are half a mile from Waldameer Amusement Park and Waterworld and a mile from the beaches of Presque Isle. Presque Isle boasts seventeen miles of beaches and biking and walking trails. The Millcreek Mall, fourth largest mall in America, is a quick shuttle or car ride from our hotel.Our location provides us with being the gateway to Erie's main attractions: Presque isle, downtown, and the Millcreek Mall.Bel-Aire Clarion opened in 1961, giving us over 50 years in business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conf. Ctr.

Address: 2800 W 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: €69 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conf. Ctr. 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“Find another hotel nearby ... seriously”
 of 5 bubbles 275cindyk, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right off the pool on the ground floor looked nice if you want pool access.”
 of 5 bubbles amybI7467DJ, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you absolutely have to stay here, a room facing the atrium might be your best bet”
 of 5 bubbles sunsetsbythesea, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was below lobby, you can hear the engine room for the spa, hot tub. It did not disturb our sleep”
 of 5 bubbles slamonna, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 244,246,248,250,252 are pool side rooms. They have access to the main hall going by the pool, to the restaurant and banquet rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles CrackedCrock, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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