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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were there the night before Labor Day. We arrived in the evening. The man who checked us in was very nice and helpful. The room was outdated and not clean. We had dinner that night in their restaurant ( also very outdated) and we were the only ones there and now we know why. The food was horrible. The...

Thank Eleni061
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I searched on line for a hotel for our anniversary trip. Clarion seemed to have more comparable prices. And I liked the looks of the hotel...but after getting there and seeing it I was very pleased. The staff was pleasant...the hotel was very uniquely designed.. The breakfast was very nice. The room clean... My husband forgot shaving cream...they gave him...

Thank MammawJ
Gilroy, California
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My son and I where visiting family and friends in Columbus Indiana and we stayed at the Clarion Hotel for 13 days. It was a Very Very nice hotel. Our room was wonderful right by the pool/game room area. We just walked out and steps away from the pool area a big plus. My son loved the game room very...

1Thank LOIS A
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had stayed here before when it was Holiday Inn and absolutely loved it. When I planned this trip I was excited to visit here again thinking it would at least be the same if not better. My husband and I got one of the outside entry rooms in the back which was fine but the rooms...

Thank Bobbi H
Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have mixed feelings about this place. The lobby and pool area is very cool and unique. I was excited when we first walked in and thought that while it doesn't look impressive on the outside, the inside was so unique, I had high expectations. Then we went to our room. We had a room in the older section of...

Thank Foodwinefun78
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...

Thank planner63
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...

Thank 473donaldh
Gardendale, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 26 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 6 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....

1Thank Bankerchas
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...

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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
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

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: RM348 - RM665 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Tower section has the newer rooms. East side has a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles saxsellers, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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