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Candlewood Suites

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   600 Wonder World Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Ranked #5 of 27 Hotels in San Marcos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I travel quite a bit for work and have stayed in many hotels and this is by far, one of the best hotels I have stayed in. My fiancee and I decided to stay here for the Water Skiing Nationals that he was participating in. One of the main reasons we decided upon this particular hotel is because we don't... More

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Hannah Y, Thank you for your kind review of your stay! It's important not only to those travelers visiting San Marcos. But, also my team to know that they have exceeded your expectations! All Candlewood Suites have all the amenities that you listed. And they are all included in the room rent that one pays. Making a stay at... More

Denton, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Everywhere we went in the hotel, we were greeted with roaming bands of unsupervised children who were running, playing, knocking on doors and shouting. The people staying above us apparently allowed their children to jump on and off their beds. The noise finally abated around 4 am, and that's when the train whistles began. There's a note in the bathroom... More

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly AG, Thank you for reviewing your stay. My appologies for the noisey children. We had several groups of baseball teams at our hotel. As there was a play-off here in San Marcos that week. Our housekeeping services are done weekly for those guest staying 7+ days. Daily we offer a light service which includes exchanging of the towels,... More

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I am greatly impressed with this hotel. My first visit to a candlewood hotel. Although it is usually viewed as a step down from the Holiday Inn hotels in the IHG chain, I feel this was more value for your money. We went as a family group and even though we did not want to spend a lot of time... More

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Debrah0, I am glad that you found Candlewood Suites a good value. In all our studio suites will you find the two burner cook top, microwave, dishwasher and full size refrigerator. Making it perfect for those family gatherings. We try to treat all of our guest in the same manner that you were treated! We apprecaiate helping out guest... More

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stayed here after problems with reservations at another hotel, the only one near where I was suppose to stay. Manager at other hotel "helped" me by getting me a rate higher than the online rate, it felt like a scam but I was traveling with my child for a basketball tournament and it was late. Asked about the rate and... More

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear KLombard453, I am sorry to hear about your problems and I am glad the manager of the other hotel sent you to us! But, certain published online rates are not available to the clerks at checkin. But, by going to our branded website ihg.com you should be able to find the lowest internet rate available. I hope that your... More

texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

very nice property and good value. the employees were considerate and location was convenient for all that we needed to do in San Marcos. Comfortable beds and easy parking adjacent to the property. would stay again

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Astrofan, Thank you for your comments regarding your stay! We look foward to having you stay with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Mike V. More

Potomac, Maryland
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I was given a room facing the highway. The highway is a parking lot and intersection away, but this hotel has not invested properly in noise blocking windows, so there was a tremendous amount of noise from the highway. I asked about switching rooms, but was told that there was nothing available on the other side of the hotel, and,... More

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salesCWSSMTX, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear danielbeez, I am sorry to hear that you experienced noise issues at the hotel. And that my staff wasn't more proactive in their approach. Since you did mention about the ear plugs. Those are available and should have been given to you when you mentioned the issue. We do have signage posted in the rooms on the train side... More

Southlake, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The hotel and staff were fine. Unfortunately, the hotel sits next to train tracks at an intersection, so the whistles blow throughout the night and mornings, making a good night's sleep difficult. Our room was far from the elevator, but we could still hear the elevator beeping each time it was used. Due to the noise level, we won't stay... More

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

Dear D S, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the noise levels prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We are confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to serving you in... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

For hotels in this category, it was very nice. Clean room, comfy bed and linens.... It's right off the interstate. Lots of eateries near by too. For $85 bucks this place was well worth it's value. It is close to the outlets, hospital, and other destinations in San Marcos... Great bbq nearby. Had a decent size exercise room. The only... More

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amandawilkscws, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear BigBodyLex, Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us! We're delighted you enjoyed the location and amenities. We look forward to your next stay. Safe travels! - Amanda W., DOS More

Effingham, Illinois
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
45 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Pros are clean, comfortable beds with nice sheets, and friendly staff. Full size refrigerator, microwave, 2 burner stove, dishwasher in a nice spacious room design. Problem was the constant traffic on the highway. It was a windy night and flag pole outside our window flapped and clanged all night. Would recommend room on back side but not sure about train... More

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amandawilkscws, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear betty Illinois, We appreciate your taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. We apologize for the noise you heard outside your room, hadn't heard anything about the flag pole until now. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. We look forward to your return. We'll be sure to put you in a... More

Omaha, Nebraska
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a week in Spring. It was a great location that is close to a variety of San Marcos destinations in both the North and South parts of town. Despite other reviews, we thought the location was great. Very clean, very new, very friendly staff, fairly quiet rooms. They have an area to buy... More

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amandawilkscws, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas S., Thank you for your review! It's great to hear you took advantage of our free DVD rental! We try to keep it updated, so when you return, maybe you'll find something you haven't seen yet. Sounds like our Housekeeping Staff and Front Desk made sure this stay was exceptional for you and your family. We look forward... More

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Address: 600 Wonder World Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Location: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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