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Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn

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Loveland, Ohio
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best Place to stay in Clemson. The room was clean and well appointed. Love the Keurig coffee maker. What makes this hotel so wonderful is the friendly and caring staff. A room that overlooks the lake is very nice is available. Also, the suite style rooms offer two rooms, which is a plus, if one person in your party wants...

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Southern States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "Inn" with it's new restaurant "Soles" is just the most relaxing place ever to catch your breath in a warm, friendly, and extremely beautiful location along the lake. My wife and I enjoyed our time there so much, great food, wonderful location to see the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the interesting campus of Clemson University....

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on a Sunday night. It was during Clemson's fall break and there was no one around. There were only 5 rooms rented out for the night. I thought I might get a price break considering the fact that there was no demand for rooms, but no luck. The room was comfortable although there is little counter space...

Thank Nedzer
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was there on conference travel. This place is very nice and quiet. Although to drive in at night was absolutely scary. I'm talking black out, wooded area! The Inn is situated off the main road behind trees and surrounded by a golf course. During my three day stay I never saw or heard any children playing about the building....

Thank Barbara W
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were a bit disappointed this was not walkable to campus. It is not far, but no really safe way to walk and it is on the opposite side of campus from the down town area. It has the feeling of 1970's style motel that has been updated. The updates are nice, but ceilings low, concrete walls with not any...

1Thank gagrl2
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

First time staying in this excellent hotel. Beautiful lake setting and wonderful landscaping. Parking was good and had easy access. Room was very comfortable and shower was great, also had a 50 inch flatscreen!! Definitely recommend and definitely will return.

Thank C D S
ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to express your enjoyment of our property. Our staff feels fortunate to work in such a beautiful lakeside setting and we are delighted to share it with our guests. With our premium bedding and flat screen TVs, our rooms are fitted with the comforts of home. Thank you again for your kind review. We...

Knoxville, United States
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Recently stayed a couple nights at the conference inn since they completed renovations. Rooms have nice finishes and the new large showers are great. Went for a run around the lake next to golf course. Wish I had brought my clubs as the golf course looks great.

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ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review of the Clemson University's own James F. Martin Inn. We love our newly renovated rooms and we are delighted that you do as well! We hope you come back with your golf clubs and enjoy our 18 hole championship Walker Golf Course. It is rated as a top 12 Collegiate course. We offer...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for move in weekend. The actual room was fine - nothing wowed me. No mini fridge would be the only complaint. The resturant is not open for breakfast, they have a small kiosk like they do in some Marriotts. The resturant is quite a long walk through the conference center. The food was good and prices very reasonable....

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ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We do have a mini fridge in each guest room. In the suites, they are located in the kitchenette. In our executive rooms, they are located inside the TV cabinet. We are happy to hear that your enjoyed the beautiful Clemson sunset over the lake. Thank you again for your...

Placitas, New Mexico
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was back at Clemson to attend the 50th anniversary of the program that I got my undergraduate degree in. The Inn, the Golf Course and new dorms under construction are certainly new to me. Clemson has certainly come a long way since I graduated in 1978. Go Tigers🐾

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ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for taking the time to comment on our TripAdvisor page! There are certainly a lot of changes happening in the Clemson Area! We are excited to see what the future holds for this great university. GO TIGERS!

Reviewed 4 August 2016

We have stayed at the Martin Inn several times over the last few years, and it is a consistently pleasant experience. The hotel is part of the conference center at the university and is therefore more like, well, a conference center than a standard travelers' hotel like a Hampton or Holiday Inn. No complimentary breakfast is provided (although there used...

1Thank GeorgiaJaneite
ClemsonCCI, Public Relations Manager at Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the James F. Martin Inn. We appreciate all feedback-- the good and the not so good -- to help us continue to improve our guests experience. Our new restaurant is Solé on the Green -- featuring daily specials, outdoor dining, delicious food and friendly service. We are glad you enjoyed the lake...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Golf course
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the quiet luxury of The James F. Martin Inn- Clemson University's Hotel. Surrounded by the Walker Golf Course, the James F. Martin Inn is connected to the Madren Conference Center. The 89 room four-story hotel overlooks Hartwell Lake and features 27 luxurious suites and 62 spacious guest rooms, a hospitality suite, bridal suite and fitness room. Guests may also enjoy wireless and high speed Internet access, an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, on-site restaurant and lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clemson University's James F. Martin Inn

Address: 240 Madren Center Dr, Clemson, SC 29634-0001
Region: United States > South Carolina > Clemson
Price Range: €101 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 89
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“Ask for room with view of Lake, but the others are still very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles SkipperandSusie, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about family amenities in the Inn”
 of 5 bubbles 62barbaraw, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fourth floor is nice. Fall and spring may want first as most of those have a patio with table/chairs summer may be a bit too warm.”
 of 5 bubbles 210calvinb, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Half the rooms face the lake, but the other half face the parking lot. Ask for a lake view if you want one.”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgiaJaneite, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“4th floor suite--nice, but we had a view of the parking lot and the golf course. Wondering if the other side was nicer!?”
 of 5 bubbles Schummer28, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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