The Clarion Hotel And Conference Center

Address: 76 Industrial Highway, Essington, Pennsylvania, 19029, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Airport area of Essington, is near Harrah's Casino, Fort Mifflin, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, and Headhouse/Shambles.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The Clarion Hotel And Conference Center Essington

    Nasty 1-star hotel.

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    I don't know why Expedia gives this 3-stars because this truly is a nasty 1-star location. I'm just glad that our stay wasn't too long.

    I can't agree more with the reviewers below - the Ramada has seen better days (it was built in 1974) and it is pretty obvious that the management isn't putting any money into this thing.

    Anyway, here's my laundry list of issues:

    The hotel lobby reeked of smoke.

    There really was trash laying around the hallway leading to our rooms.

    The hot water in the shower didn't work.

    The carpet in the room was really nasty, it was scratchy, threadbare and featured actual iron burn marks on it.

    The walls are very thin and you can hear your neighbor.

    The TV remote didn't work right.

    The hallways leading to the rooms aren't very well lit and you felt like you could get mugged there.

    And my favorite was a sign at the front desk that recommends you don't use a debit card to pay for your stay. How great is that.

    Anyway, I won't be staying there again and have already asked Expedia to lower this hotel's rating.

    Thoroughly disgusting

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    This hotel was the worst hotel that I have ever been to. The lighting in the hallways was dim at best (there were many bulbs not working), a Pack and Play was left discarded in the hallway and the carpets were cruddy. In the room the lighting and the carpeting was just as bad. The blankets had vomit stains and the mattress looked like it had urine stains. In the bathroom, the sink and tub had mildew and the ceiling tile was about to fall down due to a leaking ceiling. The ceiling tile was bowed and stained brown from the leak and the mildew. The floor in the bathroom was so bad that my sneakers stuck to it when I stepped on it. Even the vanity top had dried stains on it. It was a very dirty, disgusting place. I would have rather slept on the floor of the airport than ever stay there again.

    Yuck! Yuck and Yuck!!!

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    The worst rat hole I ever stayed in. And I've stayed in some pretty awful places before. USAirways offered a "reduced" rate of $69. I would never stay there again if they paid me! As one reviewer said: "STAY AWAY" !

    Nasty - Stay Away!

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    I stayed at this hotel for one night when U.S. Airways made me miss my connecting flight. This was one of the most disgusting places I have ever stayed. The lobby looks fine. However, the hallway on my floor had not been vacuumed and was covered with trash. The curtain and carpet in my room were torn. My sheets had stains that looked like they were from blood. The bathroom had not been cleaned properly. I would never stay here again.

    Smelly and nasty

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    If you're not a smoker when you check in, you will be by the time you check out.. the entire hotel absolutely reeks of musty stale smoke, even in the (alleged) nonsmoking wings. The hallway carpet was grimy, the rooms had stained and peeling wallpaper, with three unmatched chairs around a wobbly table.

    Hmm, the on the plus side, let's see.. well, the bed was comfortable and the breakfast was very good.

    I could not wait to get out into fresh air, then realized my clothes still smelled.

    (We only were there with a group, otherwise I would not even have checked in.)

    Very Dirty

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    The Ramada in Essington spends more money on decorating the entrance and the lobby than on maintenance in the rooms. There is black mold in the tub and both sinks were clogged. There are spider webs all over the deck and the curtains and bedding were dingy. There are holes in the walls. The only saving grace was the service which was excellent.

    One night was one night too long

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    This airport hotel had a park and drive offer which we wanted to take advantage of since we were flying out of Philadelphia. The hotel's housekeeping was so bad that the sheets were just laid over the mattress - not tucked in at all.

    When we went to the "fitness center" we found two old machines in a makeshift former bedroom. There was no source of water available or extra towels. All in all - a failing attempt to provide a place to stay.

    Disgusting

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    I missed a flight and was referred here from the airport. It is filthy and disgusting, you would be better off sleeping at the airport. Hotel is old, dirty and in desperate need of renovation. The staff is inefficient and could care less about guest satisfaction.

    Ewwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    My friend's plan was cancel, and US Airways, but he up here for the night. The check-in was long, though it was not their fault, because a lot of plans were canceled by US Air. I see why they booked us there instead of a closer hotel to the airport. It does say Ramada Inn Airport, but it was a few miles up the street on 291. The lobby was okay, but the room....ewwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!! Run Run Run. run away. the bed was like cardboard. Small tiny bathroom makes you feel like you are in a closet!

    Not impressed with Ramada Airport

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    I had not planned on having an overnight stay in Philadelphia; however, after missing my connecting flight the airlines set me up with a room at no expensive. They do have a shuttle that runs every half hour which was rather convenient. The front desk agent that assisted me was not welcoming and not very friendly. I stayed on the 7th floor of the hotel. The hallway had ceiling tiles missing and wires hanging through the openings. The room itself was of average size and not very clean.

    There were a few hairs in the tub and the counter was sticky. It did have a balcony- but it was blocked by table and chairs. Though it is not the worst hotel experience I could have had it still was not one of the best- especially when rates were going for 89.00/night. It looked ok from outside but appearances can be deceiving.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Clarion Hotel And Conference Center Essington

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

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