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    Clarion Inn University Plaza

    5826 University Ave # 1, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-5237
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    We got this hotel for 1 night on Pricelinefor $50. The hotel had a nice pool area. The gym area had a few old treadmills and one very old elliptical. There were no weights. We had a room on the second floor. We had to...More

    Thank iowaloves2travel
    Response from neil s, General Manager at Clarion Inn University PlazaResponded 20 February 2017

    We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide better service to our guest. Thank you for pointing out the...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    The hotel and the rooms are very nice. The food was awful. I ordered nachos. It was like putting nacho chips in a cheese soup. I had to eat them with a spoon. I also had to call the front desk at 10 pm so...More

    Thank David R
    Response from neil s, General Manager at Clarion Inn University PlazaResponded 20 February 2017

    We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Our chef has been made...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

    Note this hotel was booked for me by my employer. I would not personally choose this type of accommodation. Where to begin... extremely short-staffed although if you managed to track down an employee they usually tried to be helpful. This is a former Holiday Inn...More

    Thank xitdyoh
    Reviewed 15 December 2016

    I recently stayed here on 2 different occasions within a two week period. I really enjoy staying at the Clarion Inn Plaza Cedar Falls, The GM and his staff really make their guests feel like family. The rooms are extremely clean and inviting. The lobby...More

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    Response from SarahE504, General Manager at Clarion Inn University PlazaResponded 16 December 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience...More

    Reviewed 26 November 2016

    For 20 years this was the best Holiday Inn in Waterloo/Cedar Falls. In recent years there's a great deal more competition, however, the owners of this location have recently remodeled to make this a good value (in addition to the Choice guest program). They've closed...More

    Thank Baldy47
    Response from SarahE504, General Manager at Clarion Inn University PlazaResponded 16 December 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 68 - US$ 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 109
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    • Cedar Falls
    • Also Known As
    • Clarion Inn University Plaza Hotel Cedar Falls ,
    • Holiday Inn Cedar Falls ,
    • Cedar Falls Holiday Inn
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    Sergeant57
    28 September 2016|
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    Response from Richard W | Property representative |
    Its about a 10 minute drive and a 40 minute walk
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    3 April 2016|
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    Response from Regina F |
    No hot tub, it was cemented over.
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    Kyle C
    25 December 2015|
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    Response from neil s | Property representative |
    Our lounge hours for Against the Grain are Sunday through Thursday 5pm-11pm, Friday 4pm-11pm and Saturday 2pm-11pm. Thank you!
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    "Ask for a room not adjacent to the indoor pool for more quiet and less traffic"
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