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Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked Candlewood Suites after reading all of the positive reviews. The outside of the hotel is pretty plain and is located behind a shopping center. The room itself deserved the positive rating. It was very clean and extremely comfortable. There is a little kitchenette so that you can bring snacks and items you'd like to cook. They even supply... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here when I couldn't get my usual hotel. I was fine until I tried to use the microwave. It didn't work. On my way out I told the front desk guy, said he would have someone look at it. Came back after work, noticed no one fixed it. Went down and told a 2nd guy at the front... More 

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Lucas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not stayed at a Candlewood Suites before and were pleasantly surprised. Rooms were very large and well equipped, including a kichenette. Everything was clean and neat. Like many hotels in this class it provides a complementary self-serve hot breakfast. Reasonably priced.

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Fontana, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

confortable place, gym, laundry, dinner at Wednesday, movies, excellent personal, near stores, near beauty salón, supermarket, etc. Easy to take a bus and do shopping around the hotel it is a good and a quiet place.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Absolutely Wonderful Staff. They were very well trained and the level of service was comparable to a 4 or 5 star hotel. My hotel room was well designed and comfortable. The room had an island that juted out from the kitchenette. It could be used as an extension of the counter top, as a dining area, or as an office.... More 

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Whitney Z, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

I want to thank you Mvborn for reviewing your recent stay at the Candlewood Suites while in the Bloomington Normal area. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed all of the amenities we offer along with the fully equipped kitchens. The entire team is focused to provide great service and I am happy to hear that they exceeded your... More 

Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

This place would have been a great place to stay for an extended period of time. There was a full sized refrigerator, plates, cups, and two burners to cook on in the kitchen. The beds were very comfortable. The room temperature was an awesome 70 degrees which was very refreshing on a 90 degree day.

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Whitney H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Thank you KryBatt for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Candlewood Suites Bloomington Normal. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the fully equipped kitchen in the room as well as the comfortable beds! The entire team at the Candlewood Suites strive to provide a hotel and service experience that our guests love! Hope to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We went for a university alumni reunion at ISU and the city was busy with a lot of out of town visitors. (Soccer tournament, Track &Field Conference Meet, etc.) Our first night was booked at the holiday Inn express right next door. Our reservations was messed up and since H.I.E was fully booked there was nothing we could do to... More 

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I give this a 5-star rating, not because it's the best hotel I've stayed in, but because it's at the top of it's class--affordable extended stay. We only stayed one night, but the rate was very reasonable. I would be pleased to stay here for a longer period of time. The kitchenette was great; well furnished and spacious. The beds... More 

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Whitney H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Thank you Qbeing for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Candlewood Suites Bloomington Normal on our TripAdvisor page. Our guests' feedback is the best way for us to gauge if we are providing a great hotel that guests love! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our spacious rooms and all of the great amenities... More 

artisticgal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Staff is amazing, rooms were great, location is prefect and is in walking to Fresh Market, Dick's Sporting Goods an numerous other stores. The rooms are large and well laid out. Complimentary newspaper was a bonus and the complimentary coffee was well received. Overall I had a great stay and will be back soon.

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Whitney H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Thank you Artisticgal for taking the time to review the Candlewood Suites Bloomington Normal! I am glad to hear that the team was accommodating and that you enjoyed our convenient location. The entire team strives to make every guests stay an amazing one and I am glad that we hit the mark! Again, the review is much appreciated and we... More 

Silver City, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was one of the nicest extended stay experiences. The kitchen was large enough for two people to navigate. The overall room was larger than average. The bath was just average in size and amenities. and we felt there could have been another towel rack for an extended stay. Staff was a real plus at this hotel. I had an... More 

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