$68 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 7, 2015 Check-out: May 8, 2015

Clarion Hotel Central

3 stars
View map of 3207 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
34 reviews
Great value for the money!

Great value for the money! Free parking and close enough to downtown you could reach it in about 10... See full review

  • Sergio
  • Apr 6, 2015
Holiday travel

We enjoyed our three days in va while staying at clarion in Richmond. The hotel is perfectly... See full review

  • Bosn
  • Dec 1, 2014
Welcome to the Clarion Hotel. Close to everything far from ordinary we are Richmond's most central accommodation and convention site located at the crossroads nestled on the north side of the boulevard and closest hotel from Richmond International Speedway and less than two miles from Virginia Union University and less than three miles from Virginia Commonwealth . We are just walking distance from the Diamond home of Richmond Flying Squirrels minor league baseball team. The property offers free wireless internet, free parking, and weekday newspapers. Our Plaza Ballroom is more than 5200 square feet and can accommodate up to 600 people. Pet charge: 25 USD per night, pet pet. Pet limit: 2 pets per room, maximum of 50 pounds.

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Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Vending machines
Services
Business center
Guest laundromat
Meeting/Banquet facilities
FAX
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Truck parking
Bus parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Sofa bed
Iron

Nearby points of interest

  • Children's Museum of Richmond: 0.9 mi
  • Science Museum of Virginia: 1 mi
  • Virginia Historical Society: 1.2 mi
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1.5 mi
  • Stuart C. Siegel Center: 1.7 mi
  • Monument Avenue: 1.8 mi
  • Byrd Theater: 1.8 mi
  • Carytown: 1.9 mi
  • Landmark Theater: 2.1 mi
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site: 2.3 mi
  • Richmond Coliseum: 2.6 mi
  • Virginia House: 2.7 mi
  • Hollywood Cemetery: 2.7 mi
  • Richmond International Raceway: 2.7 mi
  • Virginia War Memorial: 2.8 mi
  • Children's Museum of Richmond: 0.9 mi
  • Science Museum of Virginia: 1 mi
  • Virginia Historical Society: 1.2 mi
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1.5 mi
  • Stuart C. Siegel Center: 1.7 mi
  • Monument Avenue: 1.8 mi
  • Byrd Theater: 1.8 mi
  • Carytown: 1.9 mi
  • Landmark Theater: 2.1 mi
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site: 2.3 mi
  • Richmond Coliseum: 2.6 mi
  • Virginia House: 2.7 mi
  • Hollywood Cemetery: 2.7 mi
  • Richmond International Raceway: 2.7 mi
  • Virginia War Memorial: 2.8 mi
  • Agecroft Hall: 2.8 mi
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 2.9 mi
  • Virginia Capitol Building: 3 mi
  • The Museum of the Confederacy: 3 mi
  • Maymont: 3 mi
  • Canal Walk: 3.4 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe Museum: 3.6 mi
  • Virginia Holocaust Museum: 3.7 mi
  • St. John's Episcopal Church: 3.8 mi
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park: 4.3 mi
  • Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park: 6.3 mi
  • Virginia Aviation Museum: 8 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

Ratings and reviews for Clarion Hotel Central

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
34 out of 34
Amenities:
3.3
Cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4.1
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3.9

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sergio
Business
montgomery villag
Apr 6, 2015

Great value for the money!

Great value for the money! Free parking and close enough to downtown you could reach it in about 10 minutes. Friendly staff and service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bosn
Business
Lakehurst New Jersey
Dec 1, 2014

Holiday travel

We enjoyed our three days in va while staying at clarion in Richmond. The hotel is perfectly located close to relatives. We plan to stay at clarion over the Christmas holiday and have made reservations. As we travel around we will always seek out a clarion hotel before any others. Thank you

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Night life in Richmond

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
pagespan
Business
Wallingford, Pa
Nov 3, 2014

Great for one night

Convenient to University of Richmond and local bars to watch football.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
huntley
Business
chillicothe oh
Oct 15, 2014

hotel is under new mgt. several updates

hotel now has a new dining area and bar. the hotel is much cleaner and brighter. rooms are well kept. the only negative thing is that towels and washcloths are hard to come by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

theme of the dining area is Mexican but they do offer other choices

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Smithkiddo
Business
Richmond VA
Oct 5, 2014

Richmond stay

Our stay at The Clarion Hotel was pleasant and comforting. Shower was instantly hot and the spray was like a gentle rain...soothing ! The hot breakfast was welcoming even though the set up was a bit clumsy in where they located their plates for patrons to use. Those making Belgian waffles blocked access for others to get to the plates. I would stay there again as it is a good location and a fair price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Close to Wiiliamsburg !

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ed Po
Business
Richmond, Virginia
Sep 27, 2014

Clarion Hotel Central

Above average hotel. Courteous staff. A good deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kyleerae
Business
Boston
Aug 20, 2014

GBQ

For the past 4 summers I've traveled to Richmond for the GWARBQ. I've stayed at this Clarion for the past 3 years now & I love it there. This past year there had been an upgrade to the hotel & it definitely seemed better. A lot of fans & friends stay at this hotel for the same event, the staff are understanding & generally do not bother us. The rooms are clean & most have a nice balcony. The price had increased from last year but is still affordable. A rental car is needed for convenient travel around the area, I'm not sure if they offer a shuttle, but it's a little way from downtown. I recommend it & I'll be back next year!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JuJu Mama
Business
Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 20, 2014

Great hotel for a big group party

I hit RVA every year for an event called GWARBQ. Hundreds of friends from all over the world do, too. We have adopted this hotel as our own a few years back, I was there last year and this year. We love it because the balconies and pool are great for partying it up with our pals. They never closed the pool on us, and only ran us off when we got way out of hand loud. Well last year, the restaurant was terrible and now it's totally rebranded and fixed. I spoke to mgt and they are presently in process of upgrading and fixing the wifi setup, it's bad and they know it. The place is not the most convenient to our event, but it's convenient to the interstate and other things. When we want to mix up our dining options, the place across the street is good too. One issue, the streets all around the place were closed for a Midnight Bike ride event Sat. night and I spoke to the hotel management and they will be talking to the city about making ONE of the hotel's 2 entrances accessible in future years during this thing. The "road closed" sign cut us off like 50 feet from an entrance. I think they could spare us 50 feet? Anyhow it can't hurt for them to try. The thing that's cool is that this hotel's management spoke to me as I left about being in touch to better coordinate next year, they actually want to offer group deals and cater to us and do well by us in the future. They really appreciate the business so if you've got a group in town, it's a good choice. As for standard hotel quality issues like pristine bathrooms and whatever...it ain't the Ritz. Honestly. But I've stayed in worse. For a party hotel it RULES. They tell me that next weekend the Jimmy Buffet people (Parrotheads?) will be there. Which makes complete sense to me.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Hop across the street to Kitchen 64, their portions are huge and their food is delicious. Hotel restaurant ain't bad either, they completely fixed it from how awful it used to be about a year ago.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
joeyluseattle
Business
Washington DC
Aug 12, 2014

Great place for the price

Great value for the price. Staff was very friendly. Room was very comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kaszie
Business
Waldorf, MD
Aug 11, 2014

Pleasantly surprised

The room was ready when I arrived. I was clean and had a refrigerator, microwave, and free internet! Thank you for such a great experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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