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Butler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here this past Monday night when there was a bad winter storm predicted. It was so nice to sit in the hot tub and enjoy the night. Good mattress and room. Television had plenty of stations to watch so we could keep track of the storm.

1Thank kathrog
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have been this hotel several times. This is my go to hotel due to its location in town and for all the amenities the hotel offers my family and I. The staff works hard at this hotel to keep it clean. The staff from check in to check out was above and beyond. The hotel inside and out is...

2Thank Ironcity
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Kerry S, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Bel-Aire Conf. Ctr., responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Clarion Hotel. We are pleased to hear you will be returning to our establishment this summer. See you soon!

indiana, pa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check in was not friendly. Desk clerk stated rules of hotel before anything else. Hotel needs to be badly updated. Rooms and hallways dark and dingy. Pool was average. Breakfast buffet was poor. I would stay somewhere else next time I go to Erie.

2Thank kfamilyindianaPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night again at the Clarion in Erie Saturday March 4th, had room 304. No complaints about the room at all...very clean, comfortable and all the amenities worked just fine. The last time we were here, in the fall of 2016, there was a big sign in the lobby announcing the upcoming remodeling of the whole hotel over...

1Thank salanay
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The place is showing its age but was pretty nice for the money. We thought the pool was dirty. The breakfast buffet was not free and looked like a tornado had hit it. Stuff was spilled and the tables were a mess. The waffle maker was disgusting.

2Thank Keith L
Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is always our go to get away spot. I'm thinking of finding a new one. The shower was a trickle. Seriously the worst shower ever, and I spun it around and what not. The hair dryer was broken. Stained red carpet under the fridge. The coffee center was out so I told the front desk and she told ME...

2Thank bethyfairfield
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stated there over night to have a girls night out in Erie. Went to the comedy club down town and enjoyed ourselves. The hotel was amaze and sometimes we got lost trying to get from our third floor to the cafe and front desk. The breakfast for five dollars was pretty good and cheap ad the hotel staff was decent.

Thank Aaron B
Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for business didn't get a chance to use any of there amenities (pool) looked great though. Restaurant menu looked awesome but didn't get a chance to eat. Liked location, would stay again maybe next time I'd have time to eat and swim

Thank scdonahue
St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hotel is older, and while still nice, it is a bit worn. The room was adequate, but the coffee maker didn't work. Basic room - nothing remarkable about it. The best part was the breakfast buffet - a hot buffet with eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, waffles, cereal, fruit - all you could want - for only $5.00 per person....

Thank AmyJo55
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were at the Clarion for an event. Made reservations for the weeks event and needed to stay an extra day to rest up from the week. Staff were wonderful. Hotel was being decorated for the Christmas holidays, beautiful is all I can say. I would recommend the Clarion to anyone, I will be back.

Thank CrackedCrock

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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: RM296 - RM844 (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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“If you want to be close to the pool, ask for a close room. It would be louder but it wouldn't be as long as a walk.”
 of 5 bubbles kathrog, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Looks like poolside rooms would be nice - not sure of the price on those, but they have balconies that lead to the pool area - very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyJo55, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a pool side room, sitting on the patio / balcony with coffee in the morning is wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles CrackedCrock, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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