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Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East

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3 South Pointe Dr., Lake Forest, CA 92630
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with a group of friends coming back from a trip to Mexico. We had a total of four suites. Since we were dog-tired and I had chosen the hotel, I was a hopeful that everyone would be happy with our rooms. We were! Check in was a breeze; the girl working the desk was pleasant and answered... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The standard of housekeeping left a lot to be desired. First room we were assigned had not been cleaned since last guest. There were snotty tissues on the couch and smears down the mirrors. Obscene words were also written on the notice board with a biro. The previous guests had also smoked in the room and jammed all the holes... More 

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SBS-Chatsworth, Manager at Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East, responded to this review

Dear Ballasdeeep Really appreciate for your feedback and please accept our sincere apology for checking you in to a room that was not ready yet & I'm really glad that our guest service agents was able to move you to a perfect room in matter if few minutes. We hope that in near future be able to install automatic doors... More 

Lone Tree, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed there 3 nights, nothing is really standing out. Wall are as thick as cigarette paper which means you can hear your neighbor watching TV if it is too loud. Gym is OKish... not great. Convenient location if you have business in Irvine, Lake Forest.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East, responded to this review

Dear Zoubof, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you found our location convenient. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are truly sorry for the noise challenges that you experienced during your stay. If there is anything we can do to make your next stay more... More 

Grand Junction Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stayed here for several nights and found the hotel to be very comfortable. The staff was helpful. The location was great, I was visiting friends in the Lake Forest / Silverado Canyon area and this was close to both. I like having a Mini Kitchen with a full size fridge. I'll be back

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Port Moody, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I travel to Irvine once or twice a year and have stayed at several of the local hotels over the years. I decided to try the Candlewood suites this time based on the TA reviews and I was not disappointed. I was immediately greeted upon entering by a friendly clerk who informed me that as the hotel was not busy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have nothing negative to say avout the staff nor the cleanliness of this hotel however, whoever built/designed hotel deserves to be slapped across the face for such poor design and lack of knowledge regarding buildings. This building was poorly built. Everytime someone walked acoss the hall on the floor above us or walked around their own room as any... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East, responded to this review

Dear mariasolis1, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the noise levels prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We are confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to serving you in the... More 

Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights recently. Plus points; front desk staff were very polite and helpful plus you have a refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher and small stovetop so if like me you just want to head back to your room and throw something together to eat while you work, it was great. Minus points; the kitchen... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East, responded to this review

Dear Lunagal2008, Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. I am glad to know that you found our staff highly commendable and that you enjoyed the room amenities. On the other hand, I am very sorry that you were inconvenienced by the noise challenges during your stay. I have taken note of your comments and... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Candlewood Suites - Irvine East , Lake Forest, CA is nice choice if you have visit to Los angles he rooms include a kitchen with utensils, dishes, glasses and silverware... also the Hotel have nice gym for afternoon activities

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Candlewood Suites - Irvine East (it's actually in Lake Forest, CA) is a nice, pleasant hotel in an upscale neighborhood. It's a good place to stay when on an extended business trip (or even for just one or two nights) because of the amenities. The rooms include a kitchen with utensils, dishes, glasses and silverware, dishwasher, full-sized refrigerator with... More 

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White Pine, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

i was told when i made the reservation that i would receive the $22 reservation fee off the price of the hotel at the time of check in. The price of the hotel was to be $79 plus taxes and the $22 would be taken off of that. I was charged $90 at time of check in on the night... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Orange County/ Irvine East, responded to this review

Dear tngirly_girl, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. We are hospitality professionals who pride ourselves on delivering world class customer service. It is our regret that we failed to deliver an exemplary performance in this context. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience it may have caused you. Kindly be assured that we... More 

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