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Candlewood Suites Polaris

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8515 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stow, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's not the Ritz, but it's clean and comfortable and even has a kitchen area! Stayed here on an overnight trip to see the Columbus Crew. Didn't want to stay in the not so nice area around the stadium and thought we'd play it safe and stay at Polaris (which is about 15 minutes north of the stadium.). Booked here... More

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bathroom was dirty and they came and recleaned it but for me it was still dirty. Service was great! Very helpful employees. This is a no smoking hotel but you could smell cigarette smoke especially in the hallway. Would be a great place to stay for long term because has a full size fridge, no oven but stove top... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't mind staying here because of the rate and perfect location. This hotel doesn't have a hotel feel. I felt like I was renting a hotel room in an apartment building. The other guests seemed as if they had been living in there for quite some time. I would stay here again but It wouldn't be my first choice... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel between Nashville and Syracuse NY and this is the perfect place to rest midway in our trip. Very clean and friendly. Kitchen is great to have. We're tempted to extend our stay just to enjoy the place!

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Ohio City, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rated Candlewood Suites Polaris as a 5 Star hotel. I didn't rank the 5 star on luxury - I'm not a luxury travelr. I am a comfort/inclusive traveler, and Candlewood NAILED it! Candlewood goes the extra mile - I was thrilled to find a corkscrew in the kitchen. I travel A LOT and it is rare to find ANYTHING... More

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Akron, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have stayed in Candlewood Suites in the past and have never been disappointed. The rooms are always clean and this hotel was no exception. The kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher with a 2-burner stovetop. We didn't need a kitchen on this stay, but this would be great for a business traveler who needs to stay for... More

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Amazing place to stay, awesome staff, Clean Rooms, Great Surroundings. What else we need.. Enjoy your stay.. I bet you too will love it.. Good shopping places nearby.. Target, BestBuy, Below5, Home Depot..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The good: Location (easy walk to several good restaurants), clean rooms, rate, lots of room, friendly staff, fast free WiFi. The bad: AC doesn't cool the bedroom very well, noise: both the steps and the room above are VERY noisy. Sounds like a herd of elephants in the stairwell. The person in the room above sounds like he/she is stomping... More

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

Dear Quinn D, Thank you for staying with us and leaving such a detailed review. I am glad to see that you left some feedback on what you liked as well as what fell below your expectations. I read with much concern the troubles you have encountered during your stay. I sincerely apologize for we fell below your standards on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I, along with my 8yo found this gem here on Trip Advisor. Super clean rooms, ridiculously comfortable bedding and neat of all, a kitchenette complete with stovetop, pans, dishwasher and tableware. Need to borrow a DVD or a board game? How about a crock pot or a blender? They got it, just ask Jauron or Paul @... More

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Brunswick, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Other than encountering a very large dog (well over 80 lbs) in the hallway we very much enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate visiting Candlewood again. We were late arrivals and when we called ahead your staff was very helpful and courteous.

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Address: 8515 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
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Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
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Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites Polaris 2*
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Consider us home at Candlewood Suites Hotel - Polaris. Our property features Studios with 1 Queen Bed, Studio Doubles with 2 Full Size beds, and One Bedroom Suites (a queen bed plus pullout sofa) and have fully equipped kitchens with amenities such as a full size refrigerator with an ice maker, 2 burner stovetop, dishwasher, and cooking and eating utensils. Relax in an overstuffed recliner and watch a complimentary movie (a DVD and CD player are provided in your room). Enjoy other complimentary services such as free local calls and high speed Internet access. Visit our 24 hour convenience store, or work off some stress in our Fitness Center while you do your laundry in our complimentary laundry facility. Please don t forget your pet we are a pet friendly hotel too. (Fees apply). ... more   less 
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