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Handy Suites

27 Susie Wilson Road, Essex, VT 05452
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Essex
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Canton, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. The rooms are large and and always VERY clean. The property is extremely well run. They are in the middle of a large addition and will have even more quality rooms available soon. The location is close enough to both downtown Burlington and to the regions ski areas. We have stayed here several times and I... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

So sweet! Thank you for such a lovely review! We are proud to offer a clean, comfortable accommodations at a great value in the popular Burlington area and appreciate your business very much! Please come see us again soon! More 

Bennington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there in October 2014 with my 1 month old. I was there for a week. The suite I was in, I could literally live there. The staff there was very friendly. No problem, except didn't have cooking ware in my room. I'd stay there when I go up north for a vacation, go there with my fiance for... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are proud to be a home away from home for our valued guests and we are pleased to hear that you were so comfortable! I apologize that you did not have enough cookware upon arrival to your suite, and hope that you contacted the front desk hosts so that your need... More 

New York City, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I agree with the other reviewers that the decor is somewhat dated & the breakfast is barely edible (doughnuts, pastries, mediocre coffee - but toast with peanut butter was appreciated). However, my room (on the 4th floor) was very spacious with a full kitchen, dining area, living room with workdesk, bedroom with a walk-in closet. All the people who work... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are happy to hear that your expectations were met and that you would consider staying with us in the future. As you saw during your visit, we are currently expanding and we would love to have you back to see the finished result! Warmest Regards! More 

Newmarket, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Room décor is a bit outdated, but these rooms are HUGE! Think a small apartment, which this building may very well have been in it's previous incarnation. My other issue was with whomever was staying in the room across from us, who spent the entire evening burning their food. Had I had better neighbours my stay would have been more... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We appreciate your feedback and your business. Please come stay with us again soon! More 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This hotel wasn't on our list when we first arrived to Burlington, but we were redirected to it by the Days Inn because they were doing renovations. The Handy Suites is a very cozy hotel, we had a nice king size bed plus a sofa-bed, a nice kitchen and a very clean bathroom, The breakfast wasn't huge, but it was... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you the next time you are in our area! Happy New Year! More 

montreal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Spacious, comfortable and homely. We have used this hotel a few times now as a base to do some shopping in and around Burlington. Essentially, the rooms have two big rooms including a kitchen, a huge walk-in wardrobe and very comfortable bed. The hosts were very friendly. They were just putting away the Hallowe'en gear and replacing it with Christmas... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Director of Sales at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay and experience! It means a lot to us to hear that you find the accommodations that we offer comfortable and homey! We appreciate that you choose to stay with us while in the Burlington area! Please enjoy the holiday season! We hope to see you soon! More 

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The whole idea of the Handy Suites is great but at 10 years old it seems to have reached the time for a bit of an upgrade. Our one-bedroom suite was clean enough but the sofa in the living area was a bit grubby and one or 2 of the dining room chairs were coming apart so we had to... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. Exciting news is that we have been upgrading ALL of our Suites to include a King size bed, new sofabeds, new carpeting, new drapes! (and new chairs where needed!). Next time you visit just ask at the front desk for wine glasses or Anything else you might need. We hope... More 

Attleboro
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have to work in the area each year. And we come to Handy Suites each time. The rooms are great, most have a full size refrigerator and a full size stove with a dishwasher. And, like most hotels in the hot weather there is always a shortage of ice from the ice machines. They seem to never work in... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind comments! Our staff works diligently to keep our hotel up to your expectations. Next year we will be expanding, so we hope to see you soon. More 

Northbridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. I had made the reservation that afternoon. When we got there, it had gotten lost or something. They managed to honor the reservation and went out of their way to accommodate us. Excellent room with a full kitchen and small living room. King size bed was great. The staff was phenomenal. Very friendly and... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate your cheeseburgers in paradise review! We do, of course, have full kitchens so that if one wanted to enjoy caviar and croissants, stay in and enjoie! Your kind review motivates all of us to continue with great service in which we really take so much pride. Thank you. More 

Lake George, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Room size was nice, closet was enormous, but I was nervous to sit on old couch and all the overhead lights were cracked. The employees encountered lacked enthusiasm, just the bare minimum interaction. If the price was more reasonable, I'd like it better.

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and hope that you will visit us again. We have been listening and improving our hotel by recarpeting our suites, adding new drapes and have already replaced sofas (and light fixtures!) . I am sorry that you encountered an unenthusiastic staff member, we really strive to interact with our guests with appreciation. Please do visit us... More 

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