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Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Clara, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ and kitchens in the rooms. Love it. Great design and space. FREE DVD rentals at check in. LOVE IT!! Free wifi! No pool but with plenty more f other things to do nearby. Not too bothered. Will definitely come back again.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here numerous times over the past several years for business, for stays ranging from 1 mo - 3 mo. I am here for long-term stays several times every year. Every time I come to Silicon Valley for business, I research hotel prices before I book, and every time this is the best value for the quality, at... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great location just across the street from Santa Clara University campus. Clean rooms, nice staff, very affordable, some noise from the train station close by but otherwise reasonable. Shopping and restaurants are 10 minutes away by cab/Uber. Starbucks is 200' away!

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I spent three nights at the Candlewood Suites across from The entrance to Santa Clara University. When I arrived the toilet was running non-stop. I informed the desk clerk and they sent a maintenance man to fix it while I was out. When I returned late that night not only was the toilet now running much worse but it would... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Douglas W, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. We are pleased to read that you have regarded our hotel location to be convenient from Santa Clara University. However, we regret to read that our bathroom condition was a let down during your stay. We have sent you a private message... More 

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Middletown, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've stayed in the Candlewood Suites in Santa Clara four or five times in the past four years. The rooms are nice but the hotel is next to Amtrak and Caltrain. When I stayed on the side of the hotel away from the tracks, I got a good nights sleep. When I was on the side of the hotel next... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Charles K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. Allow me to apologize if the noise levels you have experienced may have caused you any inconvenience. Your comments are highly appreciated as these will be considered when improving our amenities and services. I am confident that our hotel management will continue to... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I have been staying in this property since 2003. Over the last 10 years they have improved the decor of the rooms substantially. What I like about this place is the location. Very conveniently located on El Camino, across Santa Clara University (in case you want to go for your morning walk, just cross the road into the university campus),... More 

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Angelica G, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear nandaz, Thank you for taking the time in providing a detailed review pertaining to your stay with our hotel. We greatly appreciate the high rating on location and that you recognize the value return of our hotel offerings for your business. When guests are far from home, whether it is business or pleasure, our hotel is well designed for... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I visited my son at SCU recently and this location is right across the street from campus. Nothing fancy but just right. If you are traveling with others and/or are staying for several nights the full kitchen is a fantastic amenity! Oh, and Starbucks is across the parking lot!

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Angelica G, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear norma r, Thank you for your valuable feedback and time in providing us this useful review. Our central location, being across from the Santa Clara University has proven to be very convenient for the college community--we are glad that you benefited from this. We look forward to welcoming you back again! Warm regards, -Angelica G. | Guest Services Candlewood... More 

Palos Verdes Estates, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stay here when we visit our daughter at Santa Clara University. Easy to take bus to and from airport - staff could not be nicer. Is this 5 star? No, but the rooms are clean and a great value... and the staff simply could not be kinder or try harder to make your stay perfect.

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Fritzie D, Guest Services at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear JenniferM0421, Thank you for the kind review! We are glad that you found our location convenient and that, overall, had a pleasant stay. I would like to especially thank you for recognizing our team's diligent efforts in ensuring that you have an excellent experience at our hotel. Warmest regards, -Fritzie D. | Guest Services Candlewood Suites ~ Santa Clara More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I stayed here for 3 weeks back when I visited the Silicon Valley for a customer visit and had to commute to the office and back each day. The hotel itself is good - slightly away from downtown - but benefits from being right next to the train station. There is also a frequent shuttle bus that takes you to... More 

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Dear mayankeddia, Thank you for taking the time in providing a detailed review pertaining to your stay with our hotel a few months ago. We greatly appreciate the high rating on service and cleanliness and that you recognize the value return of our hotel offerings for your business. When guests are far from home, whether it is business or pleasure,... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hotel can be a great value since it is a long-stay hotel with kitchenette but if you stay here chances are you will have a room on the railroad side of the hotel. You will hear trains throughout the night and in the morning around 6:00 am the trains start announcing arrival with horns. You most likely will get... More 

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Fritzie D, Guest Services at Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara, responded to this review

Dear Elaine C, Thank you for sharing your experience based on your recent stay with our hotel. As it is terrific that you recognized our hotel's great value and were pleased with the extended-stay amenities of our hotel, like the fully equipped kitchen, please accept our deepest apologies on any discomforts that you went through pertaining to the train noise.... More 

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