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Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3443 Retail Place Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Candlwood suites is a hidden gem in Kalamazoo. Its right off the interstate not hard to find. The suites are nice roomy and clean. The bed was comfortable but they only had 3 pillows on a king size bed. The staff (Brittany) didn't have a problem bringing up the extra pillows once we called the front desk. Overall I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I just spent three nights at the Candlewood Suites in Kalamazoo. The room was lovely - full kitchen, huge bathroom, two very comfortable beds and clean, clean, clean! Loved being able to get a coffee or tea anytime. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The price was very reasonable and we got way more than we expected.... More

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Janette L, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! It is great to read how wonderful your stay went and that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon! Candlewood Management More

Alpena Michigan
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The suite was extremely clean especially the bathroom. Hospitality staff were welcoming and helpful. I read the reviews prior to my stay there were several comments regarding no breakfast being provided. I am not a breakfast person plus with a full kitchen prefer making something in my suite. However, I thought it was very nice that the hotel has fresh... More

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Alpenasandi, Thank for taking the time to review our hotel. It was wonderful to read how exceptionally clean your room was during your stay! Our housekeeping staff really takes pride in the work they do. Hopefully the next time you stay with us we can move up from an okay place to stay to a great place to stay! More

Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Fantastic hotel with awesome, clean rooms. The staff was exceptionally helpful, including Brittany. This hotel has free laundry. Laundry is accessible 24 hours a day. You need to bring your own so or you can buy it from the hotel at a nominal price. Will stay here again if I return to Kalamazoo for business. Absolutely great place to stay.

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Gregrenae, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is great to hear you were able to take advantage of our free laundry facilities. We feel that it is a great perk for people who have been on the road for an extended time. Thank you for the kind words regarding our staff and the facilities. We... More

Regina, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed at this hotel on our way through Michigan in late April 2014. The hotel was clean and comfortable, and full of amenities that made our stay there fantastic. We travel with our own food instead of going to restaurants all the time, so the full-sized fridge in the kitchen area was fantastic! Great layout, ideal for longer stays... More

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

RoboticCanine, Thank for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm happy to see that our full sized fridge helped during your travels across Michigan. The full kitchenettes are a really nice benefit for our long term guests. Hopefully the next time you are traveling across Michigan you stop in and see us again! More

Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We have stayed here in Kalamazoo twice now. We do a lot of laundry on the road, and while most hotels charge two dollars a load, we love the complimentary machines here. The rooms are very spacious and the kitchen is also very useful. The selection of dvds to rent at the front desk is also convenient.

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Lee P, It is great to see that you were able to take advantage of several of the amenities that our hotel offers. The complimentary washer and dryer always come in handy for guests who have been on the road for several days. I'm very happy to read that you also took advantage of the free DVD rentals the hotel... More

Saint Joseph, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed at this hotel twice now. The staff was very friendly and went out of their way to help. We needed to stay another night and they were very helpful in making sure that we did have a room, even though when I made reservations they were unable to book a second night because there were no rooms available.... More

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! The hotel has been very full all summer long so it is great to hear we were able to accommodate you for another night. Hopefully we will see you again the next time you are in Kalamazoo! Candlewood Management More

Emeryville, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We needed a place to stay at the last minute and found this online. The desk clerk was Awesome & allowed us to check in early so we could rest & shower before going to a family function. The rooms were clean and nice. We had trouble with our TV and they immediately offered to move us but we were... More

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Samantha B, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Pillarsofflight, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is great to hear the room was clean and nice and that our front desk gave you amazing service! I'm sorry to hear that you experienced issues with the television, but thank you for being so understanding. Hopefully we will see you again the next time you are... More

Kalamazoo, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed here for 30+ days after I sold my home. The staff was friendly, helpful of all requests, and respected my privacy. Housekeeping staff was friendly, respectful of my things, and were careful with my 2 cats. The hotel does allow pets for what I thought was a modest fee of $75 that pays for a thorough cleaning of... More

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Jaime, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! It was a pleasure having you stay at the hotel and to be able to get to know you! I hope that the move went well for you. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Candlewood Suites More

flint
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

By paying just a little more in this area I felt safe. The other hotels around there are nasty, this one is brand new. Great location and friendly service. Quiet and the beds are super nice! If you have never stayed at one of these hotels you will be very impressed. Thanks again for the stay we will be back!

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Samantha B, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo, responded to this review

Anjill4you, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel! We are happy to see that you enjoyed staying at our property! We take pride in the service we give guests and try and go out of our way to make our guests feel safe and secure when staying with us. We look forward to having you... More

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Address: 3443 Retail Place Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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Location: United States > Michigan > Kalamazoo County > Kalamazoo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites Kalamazoo 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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#8 Family Hotel in Kalamazoo #8 Business Hotel in Kalamazoo
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Brand New Extended Stay Hotel in Kalamazoo. Part of the IHG Holiday Inn Family so you get Priority Club Rewards Points for staying with us. We're centrally located right off I-94 exit 80 for Sprinkle Road. Each suite includes a full kitchen with everything you need to start cooking. Each suite also has a 32 inch flat screen TV, wired and wireless hi speed internet for free, free fitness and business center and free laundry facilities. Food and beverages available onsite in our Candlewood Cupboard. ... more   less 
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