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Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   481 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location, location, location! Adjacent to a train station, across the street from Santa Clara University, with coffee and sandwich shops plus a bank nearby, it's perfectly situated. The staff was exceedingly friendly and accommodating, bumping us up to a suite. There is train & ice maker noise to contend with so be prepared if such disturbs your sleep. Santa Clara... More

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

Dear LizzieHeff, Thanks for the awesome recognition on our location! Our staff will also be very pleased to learn that you found them exceedingly friendly and accommodating during your stay with our hotel. I truly apologize for any inconveniences that the train and refrigerator noise may have caused. With that said, we hope that our hotel's local conveniences, accommodations and... More

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for an event at Santa Clara University. It is very convenient to SCU, close to the airport, and the room was very nice. As for the down side: It took a couple of tries to get on the wireless (the first password they gave me was expired -- apparently their provider changed it early and then the... More

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

Dear Robstravels2014, Thank you for your time in providing this detailed review, pertaining to your recent experience with our hotel. Our staff will be very happy to learn of the high rating on our facility's cleanliness and that you found the help desk service to be helpful in eventually getting you internet access. I sincerely and deeply apologize for the... More

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed at this place for one night but one does not need more time to appreciate what this hotel has to offer. The Santa Clara station is literally next door so you can get to San Jose or SF easily. Also you can catch the airport shuttle that will take you to San Jose airport for free. Regarding... More

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

Dear WideBodyroga, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! Albeit one night, we are ecstatic that you were able to appreciate much of our hotel offerings. Beyond understanding the hotel's central location, which provides ease of accessing local businesses, different parts of the bay area, and the San Jose International Airport (through the County-provided bus),... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a new hotel, so the amenities are in great condition, room size is great and very comfortable. I can't speak to the rate, as we went on a law school competition at Santa Clara University, and the tab was covered by the law school. But I can say that the location is terrific, smack dab as it is... More

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

Dear dadamsplsjd2b, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your stay with our hotel. I'm glad to know that you were able to maximize your visit, benefiting from the accessibility of Santa Clara University, along with other Silicon Valley spots based on Candlewood Suites' location. We hope to welcome you back again soon, where you may... More

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180 reviews 180 reviews
43 hotel reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have stayed here numerous times, but this is the first time that I ever had a room on the back side of the hotel facing the train tracks. I won't accept a room there again - the trains are too close and too noisy ( notwithstanding that the front desk advises that nobody complains about the noise since the... More

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

Dear KAP, Thank you for writing a review based on your recent stay with us here at Candlewood Suites. Our staff will be pleased to note your high rating on our hotel's cleanliness. We are sincerely sorry about any discomfort that you have experienced with the train noise and the smoke(ers) outside of the building. Given these factors, as inevitable... More

France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

In general the hotel is comfortable and cheaper than many in this area. The room and common areas were spotlessly clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. On the down-side the fridge and AC unit in the room were noisy and I had to unplug the fridge and turn off the AC at night. Also, the lack of a... More

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

Dear lgmd2005, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience regarding your stay at our hotel. Please accept our sincere apology for the shortcomings you experienced and we regret the noise issues you had with the room you received. Your feedback is of great importance to us and allows us to monitor and improve the quality and services... More

Carmichael, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I have stayed here before over the years, being a season ticket holder from out of town, this place is an excellent location for games at Santa Clara University. Checking in was a dream, very friendly, quick and easy. It was very nice to see the upgrades with the rooms, beds and bathrooms. The hotel shop is always great for... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stay here when we visit our daughter who is a student at Santa Clara University. The property is clean, and the rooms are very functional for working on business: Wifi, large desk area, lots of electrical plug-ins. The exercise room is clean and well-equipped (2 treadmills, an elliptical, a stationary bike, some rack weights, a TV, and towels). The... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Location:- In front of Santa Clara CalTrain Station, very conveniently located Room:- Corner rooms are specially very spacious, better to choose rooms facing El Camino, to avoid the noise of the train, but the rail track facing rooms offer a much better view of the Mountains.

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Tustin, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Our room was very nice and clean. The bed was comfortable. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the room for the price. The hotel clearly caters to a business trade, more independent travelers. The train noise was an issue, so request a room on the front of the hotel. Great location to visit Santa Clara University. Added plus... More

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Address: 481 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Location: United States > California > Santa Clara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites - Santa Clara 2*
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