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Clarion Hotel at Carowinds

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Munhall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I was questioning this hotel because of the negative reviews, but took the chance on it. I was not disappointed. We booked a two-room suite, which was on the 11th floor. It was clean, quiet and comfortable. Included a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, & kitchen sink, and a fold-out sofa bed in one room, and the bathroom and two bed set...

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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Great price for a quick stop passing through. Hotel looks like it's undergoing renovations. (Trim isn't painted, exposed cords or wires in ice/vending area). Our room was semi clean, could've used a little extra attention. My bathroom floor hadn't been swept/moped. There was hairs and a razor shield behind the door. Also a used rag under the sink. The toilet...

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Huntington, West Virginia
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The Clarion at Carowinds, is a decent priced and very conveniently located hotel across from Carowinds park. The room was decent sized, and you couldn't ask for a better location. However, the room had a strong odor (musty, old age) and it was just of average comfort. The staff was present and responsive, but nothing special to comment on. They...

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Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel, and once we checked in, with a very friendly, customer centric guest services employee, the great part of our experience was basically over. When we left the lobby, heading towards the elevator, there was the overwhelming stench of Marijuana permeating the air. Now mind you, this is my kids' spring break...this was definitely not how...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 12 March 2015

When we went to check in, they were having a party in the Mexican Restaurant! You could barely hear the clerk as the music was blasting. Anyways, it was party time at the Clarion. Even though we were on the 11th floor, the top, you could hear the party and everyone on our floor was partying. The place looked like...

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charlotte
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

We were having our carpet done and decided to get a room for a day. I went on the Choice hotels website and got a suite at this particular Clairon for an unbelievable low price and since we are a family of five the suite made since. When I entered the lobby it was very clean and all though it...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Overall I just needed a warm bed and hot shower. The staff was super friendly and nice, But the room was horrible. 2 outlets were broken couldn't plug up the coffee pot, which I realized was not clear. I have 2 beds one was dirty, crumbs in the bed. All I can say you get what you pay for.

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Newport News, Virginia
Reviewed 20 January 2015

I spent one week at the Clarion hotel in Ft. Mill, S.C and I wanted to say how amazing my experience was while staying there. What an awesome staff that works there especially the General Manager Phyliss Graham. One day she was cleaning the side entrance from the construction guys, just a person that jumps in where ever she is...

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2Thank Mary Ann W
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Clean enough and inexpensive so that's something. Renovations quite significant and the public areas are modern and very nice. Service at front desk was friendly and prompt. The rooms themselves are ok but could use some more upgrading - maybe that is coming. Overall ok and better than expected based on other reviews.

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I stayed here for one night in September 2014 and it was okay at best, which was fine for the purposes of my trip. They had a hold on my card for the hotel stay, which was fine of course, the problem is apparently the hold was released at some point and they just processed the payment on December 10th,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel at Carowinds

Address: 3695 Foothills Way, Fort Mill, SC 29708-9299
Region: United States > South Carolina > Fort Mill
Price Range: $91 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel at Carowinds 2.5*
Number of rooms: 205
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Also Known As:
Carowinds Hotel
Plaza Hotel Fort Mill
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“I like the ground floor. Get a room on front side of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 335bc, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you risk going to this place, do NOT get a room facing the street. VERY NOISY.”
 of 5 bubbles LakePanorama, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I did not stay.”
 of 5 bubbles WM-Roadrunner, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If staying get request a room facing the Carowinds Park”
 of 5 bubbles wandacc98, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“WI FI was very poor. kept disconnecting, connecting. had to sign in several times in the two nites I stayed there.”
 of 5 bubbles RalphL_12, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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