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Candlewood Suites Somerset

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   41 Worlds Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873
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Ranked #13 of 15 hotels in Somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We booked 6 rooms a week prior to our visit however when we visited rooms were not ready at all. We had to wait for good 4 hours after 22 hours flight to check in. Rooms are pathetic. Air Conditioners were not working. Rooms were suffocated to death. I would not recommend this place to stay to anyone.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Somerset, responded to this review

Dear Abhishek J, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. We work very hard to ensure our facilities and service are superior and we strive to be the best Candlewood Suites around. I sincerely apologize that our amenities and room conditions fell below your expectations. We take all reviews positive and negative very seriously, and... More

Ocean City, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I needed a last meinute weekend stay in somerset for work that was inexpensive clean. This place exceeded my expectations. I had read some of the bad reviews and was a little skeptical. I was also apprehensive about it costing the same per night as the Motel 6 down the road. I currently writing this in my renovated 1 bedroom... More

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49 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed here for a convention in New Brunswick and were not disappointed as usual with Candlewood Suites. It was clean, comfortable and the staff exceptionally courteous. I love the queen one bedroom suite with two TVs and a separate sitting area. Would definitely stay here again.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Pros: - Spacious room - Affordable - Stove top, microwave, dishwasher, Full refrigerator, and kitchen accessorized - Comfortable bed - Smoking rooms available Cons: - Freezer was not cold, & ice maker did not work - No pool - No ice machines - Limited entry - Uninformed/uneducated front desk Although the room was nice and spacious, the front desk wasn't... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Somerset, responded to this review

Dear bxsuccess76, Thank you for the review of our hotel. We just want to assure you that our hotel is very proud of its level of service, cleanliness and quality of its product. We are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations on this particular day. Though we would prefer you had a better experience at our hotel, we... More

Uxbridge, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

For several years, I have been staying at Candlewood Suites - Somerset on a fairly regular basis. In the past, the hotel has been a good value for my purposes. However, during my past few stays, the quality and service at the hotel has declined substantially. I will no longer stay at the hotel, nor will I recommend it to... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Somerset, responded to this review

Dear UxbridgeRay, Thank you for leaving a comprehensive review, highlighting not only the bad but also the good. Please accept our sincerest apology for the over-all issues you had and any inconvenience you may have encountered which affected your stay negatively. We have sent you a private message to obtain some additional information. Thank you for staying and we look... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I asked for extra pillows & a blanket since the covers on the bed was so thin & the pillows were not firm at all - they told me to come back the next morning-to say they have no extra pillows. We sat a beer box outside the door - hoping they would pick it up and it sat outside... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Somerset, responded to this review

Dear Bella R, Thank you for taking the time to communicate your concerns. We apologize for any inconvenience you have experienced. We rely on you, our guest, to let us know how we are doing and how we can better meet your needs. We have taken note and wish to thank you for all your comments. These are of great... More

Hughes Springs, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Very nice comfortable rooms. Free laundry for guests and exercise room with many machines. The staff is very polite and courteous and trust worthy. Very reasonable rates as well. I would recommend this hotel to anyone thinking or looking for a place to stay in northern New Jersey.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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67 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I had some work near World fair Drive for only a day and decided to stay at Candlewood Suites. It was convenient but more importantly it has great facilities for extended stay. A kitchenette in the room with a a huge working desk, sitting area and a large TV, refrigerator and bathroom. Also, there is a laundry and gym on... More

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Richmond, Missouri
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I stayed at this hotel thinking I could commute back and forth to NYC for sightseeing. It ended up being a bit more travel than I thought it would be so I asked if they would let me out of my week long reservation and they were more than understanding, and allowed me to do so. And most importantly, in... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We stayed there more than 5 weeks in March & April, while relocating to New Jersey. They have kitchenette in room and the room's smell was better than in Extended Stay America Piscataway. My wife cooked very often while our stay and everything worked properly. The longer you stay, the cheaper rate per day is. There was always parking space... More

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Address: 41 Worlds Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Somerset
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Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites Somerset 2*
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Come and experience our new Comforts of Home™ Bedding Collection. The Candlewood Suites Somerset Hotel is located in the business district of Somerset, NJ. We are an all suite property, the perfect place for your next stay and a great alternative to a corporate apartment. Each spacious suite has a full kitchen complete with microwave and full size refrigerator. Work efficiently at your over sized executive desk with free high speed Internet access and two separate phone lines - check email and talk on the phone at the same time. Relax in the overstuffed recliner while you enjoy the CD player and VCR. Work off some stress in our fitness center or visit our Candlewood Cupboard. You can purchase meals, snacks and sundry items at value prices. We offer complimentary use of the washers and dryers in our on-site laundry facilities. The Candlewood Suites Somerset Hotel is located near major interstates and 25 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport. Minutes from downtown New Brunswick, trains to NYC, Rutgers University and shopping malls. Convenient to major companies such as Sanofi-Aventis, Cardinal Health, Avaya, Phillips Lighting and J&J. We are also within the city limits of Piscataway and Bridgewater and adjacent to Basking Ridge and Warren Townships. Pet Friendly-restrictions and fees apply- one pet per suite- call hotel directly for additional information. ... more   less 
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