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Cookeville, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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... More 

1 Thank marshallrobertson66
Sarasota, Florida
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179 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 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... More 

Thank kahoru w
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... More 

Weaverville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed the night of July 22, 2016. It seems there was only one person working on guest services. Upon check in, the first room we were sent to had mold covered curtains that were also shredded. So it was back to the front desk to get another room. The second room had a big scratch across the TV, and... More 

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

We are sorry you were not happy with your stay. Hopefully after renovations you will be able to stay with us again and really enjoy stay. The hotel has aged but now that we have taken control of the property we plan on doing many upgrades! More 

Youngsville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Booked this place at 8pm and arrived at 11pm. Was told the room still needed to be cleaned and that I should wait 20 minutes to go to the room. Went to the room 20 minutes later to find room service still cleaning. The room was absolutely trashed. Why hadn't the room been cleaned before we arrived? Finally got into... More 

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

Sorry you were unhappy with your stay. we try and do everything possible to please our guests. We were happy to assist you with a room adjustment for the issues you endured. We are going through a full renovation this fall and looking forward to updating the entire hotel! More 

Knoxville, TN
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in June while my daughter visited TTU. A great value for your money. We had an inside room by the pool. Very clean! The breakfast was great with a breakfast bar. The wi-fi was super fast. The kids enjoyed the indoor/outdoor pool and the hot tub. Conveniently located right off the interstate.

Thank dreamer616
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during our family vacation. Not a bad place at all. Could use a little more updating/paint/minor things. Bed was clean and comfy, bathrooms clean and all functional, pool was nice-clean-great temp-has a slide even, breakfast was free and better then the average. Overall, I would stay again.

Thank Dori E
Rineyville, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We just returned from our 58th Koger Family Reunion held at the Clarion Inn in Cookville, Tn having occupied up to 30 rooms from June 16th til June 19th & are pleased to report excellent service throughout our stay. Their outstanding breakfast included with the room was beyond our expectations. Our reunions have ranged from Monterey & Sacramento, Ca to... More 

Thank John K
Brandon, Mississippi
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I usually stay at one Choice Hotels higher brands but they hiked the prices for this week and I settled for the Clarion. It was noisy (kids running around screaming, doors slamming,etc) and the room next to mine had all the dirty linens rolled up outside the door. Guess housekeeping quit before finishing. The extra $30 for the Quality Inn... More 

Thank Edwin C
Vinita, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The room was very lovely and comfortable. My elderly mom and I were 3-4 minutes late for the breakfast and were turned away. The food was still sitting out and we weren't able to eat. I understand rules but our vouchers did not have the cut off time, nor were there any signs. I take responsibility for not knowing the... More 

1 Thank elizabeth381
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The jacuzzi is used as a little kids pool and the parking lot for tailgate partys. Great for families with kids. Avoid if you don't have any,unless you like getting sqirted with waterguns.The room is ok, but no microwave, even after I was told it has one.

Thank Viola B
Tricia J, General Manager at Clarion Inn, responded to this review

I apologize that there were so many children in the pool area. I agree that it can be very frustrating with so many children sometimes it is hard to enjoy the area. It is our goal to ensure that all our guest leave the hotel happy and satisfied. We hope you will come visit us again to experience the improved... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: ₹ 4,104 - ₹ 6,361 (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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Cookeville Clarion
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The indoor rooms are better during rainy or cold weather.”
 of 5 bubbles 29zeket, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
  • More burn holes in blanks on bed. How many holes before they replace this.
  • old blankets
  • dust and dirt on carpet
  • More burn holes in blanket on bed.
  • 70's size toilet
  • 6 inch hole in hallway carpet
  • Burns on bathtub
  • Peeling wallpaper
 of 5 bubbles Paolobonelli, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Indoor corridor part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles KAHORUW, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for interior rooms facing the Holidome. The room on that side was better.”
 of 5 bubbles jmichaelneal, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great pool inside & out.”
 of 5 bubbles johnkR8913NS, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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