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Greeneville, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I arrived ready to check in and the desk clerk said due to a "former manager" that check in time would have to be 4:30pm ! She had allowed a football team to stay extra long and housekeeping was trying as hard as they could to clean rooms. Overall, a typical Clarion and there wasn't anything really wrong with it...

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Hixson, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best value we could find on short notice in that area. It was a basic accommodation that met our need. The carpet was ragged and the door looked like it was being prepped for painting, but the bed was comfortable and the room was quiet. The breakfast had potential to be better than most, but it looked...

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Tampa, FL
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It wasn't to my standards. For what we paid I couldn't really expect anything more. It's an old hotel and needs and update and deep cleaning. The amenities are great though. The pool was wonderful for my son and clean. The staff was friendly. However, they seem a bit unorganized and understaffed. The bed was horribly uncomfortable!!! My Husband and...

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Edwardsville, Illinois
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We normally like to stay in Hampton Inns, but as luck would have it, this was the last hotel in town with rooms even close to reasonably priced. We were given a rate of $78 and the only other hotel with rooms was $167. (That's not the norm here--a hotly contested college football game was driving the rates). This was...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was a great place to stay for the price. They had large, clean rooms. We stayed in the executive wing. The Easter KY football team was in the same hotel and it was still very quiet and relaxing. Breakfast was great, typical continental breakfast items plus a fresh fruit bar and hot items as well. The service was super....

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Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Older hotel in need of some care. With that in mind it was still clean and comfortable. Large rooms and good beds. Nice place for children with indoor pool and rec dome. Attached bar was a smoking facility so it is your choice. Ok for the money. Close to eating and shopping.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The Great: Nice hotel, clean room, comfortable bed, delicious breakfast. Excellent location. "Jonathan" was very friendly and courteous and did his best to help me try to understand why I had been double charged for my stay, as I was visibly upset. This has never, ever, ever happened at any other hotel I've visited. The Awful: Paying for your room...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Needs some serious work. Tried to check-in one hour early. Front desk wanted $10 to do so. Returned at three to check-in and was assigned a room. See photos below. Door was open and a bottle of iced coffee was on the night stand. Room was disgusting and smelled of smoke (I had requested non smoking). Everything in this place...

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Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was approached by the helpful gm william and his crew which welcomed me with hospitality and kindness. I felt a warm welcome as soon as I checked in and to show their gratitude to me for being a choice privileges member I was given a Hershey chocolate candy bar which was wrapped in a sleeve addressed to me saying...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 1 August 2016

In its prime, this was probably an amazing hotel. An indoor/outdoor pool with a large game room open area and large restaurant overlooking the pool area. Its the old concept Holiday Inn (Holidome) and shows its age in the public areas and the hallways and walk ways. On the other hand, the rooms have good amenities, and are in good...

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Kyle L, General Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how you feel about the property. We are excited to say we are doing a full renovation starting in September. The hotel will be going through a full transformation and is scheduled to be completed by the end of April! We hope you will stay...

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Clarion Inn

Address: 970 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4018 (Formerly Garden Hotel)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Cookeville
Price Range: RM275 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Cookeville
Cookeville Clarion
Clarion Cookeville
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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?

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“ask for newly renovated room away from pool/atrium”
 of 5 bubbles Q8476OWchrisl, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor, main lobby access room!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the Executive area of this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles pattyb1234, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms on the inside of the hotel. I stayed in the room outside and there was a cold wind even with the heater on.”
 of 5 bubbles Rachelvit, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The indoor rooms are better during rainy or cold weather.”
 of 5 bubbles 29zeket, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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