$74 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Dec 26, 2014 Check-out: Dec 28, 2014

Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Joliet

3 stars
411 S. Larkin Avenue, Joliet, IL 60436
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
16 reviews
Nice little hotel in an off part of town...

Don't let the title scare you, as Joliet itself has a bad reputation. I am not terribly familiar... See full review

  • graphite
  • Sep 20, 2013
stopover

Convenient. Nice, clean room. Liked the breakfast, too. See full review

  • Patti and Oscar
  • Jun 13, 2014
The Clarion Hotel in Joliet, Illinois is ideal for both corporate and leisure travelers. Situated just off Interstate 80, the hotel places guests within minutes of all that the greater Chicago area has to offer. The hotel is two miles from the glitz of Harrah's Joliet Casino and Hollywood Casino Joliet. Chicagoland Speedway's adrenaline-pumping races are within 15 minutes. Downtown Chicago is the perfect day trip filled with endless entertainment and shopping. The convention center boasts 14,153 square feet of versatile event space, ideal for conventions, seminars and social functions.

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Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Vending machines
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
FAX
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
Truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Ramp access to buildings
Brailled elevators
Room
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Iron

Nearby points of interest

  • Chicagoland Speedway: 5.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (16)

Ratings and reviews for Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Joliet

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
16 out of 16
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
3.8
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.9

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Capt chaos
Business
Naples, FL
Jun 17, 2014

Not recommended

Our experience at the hotel was not good. Walking on the first floor the carpet was filthy. And overbearing smell of smoke.we did have two other incidents that occurred. The day we checked in, we had no idea that the hotel changed names. From Holiday Inn to Clarion, after speaking to the General Manager on the incidents, she did credit my bill. I did read the reviews but took a chance on staying there. In any future trips we will not stay there

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Good resturaunts in the area

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Patti and Oscar
Business
Buffalo, NY
Jun 13, 2014

stopover

Convenient. Nice, clean room. Liked the breakfast, too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Joliet

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chicagogirl125
Business
Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 17, 2014

Nice Hotel

It was a nice, clean room. Would stay here again. Staff was very friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Clarion Hotel & Convention Center Joliet

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
graphite
Business
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2013

Nice little hotel in an off part of town...

Don't let the title scare you, as Joliet itself has a bad reputation. I am not terribly familiar with the area but I had no issues with the area and felt right at home. We were there for the NASCAR weekend and weren't able to check in early, so the staff was nice enough to get our transportation needs in order as we aren't familiar with anything out there. After returning to the hotel in the evening we ate at the restaurant which was good but had a limited menu due to the time of night. The room was clean (being in the hospitality industry myself I check for cleanliness) and well stocked. The soaps are excellent, and overall we had a great time. We will use this location again if we visit the racetrack again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
barbk
Business
Joliet, Illiois
Jul 3, 2012

Place was ok

We got great price or I'd have been upset. Smokers got 1st floor. We had 1 SLOW elevator to take us to 3. Old air conditioner, noisy, didn't take humidity out of room and it was 95 outside. After going to race wanted relax with drink and dinner, they kicked us out at 10, on the weekend, Had 1 person working on special event weekend. Also had get breakfast voucher everyday even though was there for 4 days . No orange juice unless pay $2. Great location for race.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Easy to get to races, no or little traffic

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
barbk
Business
Joliet, Illiois
Jul 2, 2012

Uncertain about the place

GREAT price or I would have been upset with this property. The place is old, you have a noisy air conditioner that doesn't take the humidity out of the room and it was 95 outside. No refrigerator. Breakfast is included but you have to go to the front desk everyday for vouchers (we were there for 4 days) and if you wanted orange juice it was $2 extra. No fruit either. Great job on cleaning the room but 1 slow elevator. To get non-smoking room had go 2 or 3rd floor. Half the time the ice machines didn't work except on1st floor. We selected this so after late race we could come here have a drink and dinner. One person working on special event weekend and they kicked everyone out at 10.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

If you were going to the racetrack this is a good location.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shorts
Business
Charlotte, NC
Jun 1, 2012

Great place to sleep

I was in Joliet for an event, decided to stay here. The hotel is close to a lot of stores and restaurants, and even has a bar/restaurant/breakfast in the hotel. The morning breakfast was a hot one, and the food was decent. Them room was clean, and had updated furniture. Great place to sleep, I would recommend it to anyone in the area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
AUNGLINE
Business
CHICAGO
Feb 6, 2012

SUPERBOWL WEEKEND

HOTEL NEEDS UPDATING.....:/ SUPER 8 ACROSS THE STREET HAS FLAT SCREENS.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Krauss
Business
Chicago
Oct 31, 2011

Wedding crash

We were in town for a wedding and decided to stay overnight. The breakfast was a nice touch but the room air conditioner blew air right on your back and there was no way to ajust it. So that is my only complaint for an otherwise nice room. Thanks for the friendlyness and hospitality.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
cjw1442
Business
West Lafayette, IN
May 22, 2011

Nice Hotel

Nice hotel. Well kept, and very clean. The breakfast was very good, especially for an "included free breakfast". Every breakfast is made to order. The only bad thing I can say is that the parking lot was somewhat poorly lit. I was slightly uncomfortable leaving my car in the lot. Nothing happened, though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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