Clarion SFO/Milbrae Closing?

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  1. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    As I was driving up 101 to SF a week or so ago, I noticed that the Clarion Hotel near SFO appeared to advertise a hotel furniture/equipment sale on their billboard. Looking at the Choice website, it appears to no longer be listed and Expedia doesn't accept reservations.

    Is the property closing for good or just for renovations?
     
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    Interesting observation and I hope we get some more infos about this!:confused:
     
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    My hope is that Hyatt takes over the property and puts a Hyatt Place in there. :D
     
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    Is this at the first exit south of SFO on the interstate from SF? I recall some gas stations (IIRC closest to SFO for rental returns which of course are north of SFO on the interstate) and a couple very nice looking small strip malls including a small but fancy grocery store in the neighborhood. The area I'm thinking of would be west of the interstate and within a block or two.
     
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    it's on the eastern side of 101 (airport side), but yes, first exit. The closest hotel south of the airport.
     
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    This would be very promising!:)
     
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    Interesting location and what's nearby!;)
     
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    Interesting. So Starwood owned a Choice hotel? :)
     
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    Yeah, I think I have read that was the case on another (not to be mentioned) IBB. ;)
     
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    They also owned an independently flagged hotel in downtown Seattle, at least up until a year or so ago.
     
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    Well, now with the Westin right now to it, this corner of the Bay Shore could turning into hotel hopping central for SPG. Three Starwood properties in walking distance from each other.
     
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    New O, NYC, ATL, and now SFO to name a few.... I like it!
     
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    Add downtown Minneapolis to the list; fairly upscale properties but frequently good rates are available.
     
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