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Handy Suites

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   27 Susie Wilson Road, Essex, VT 05452
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Essex
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Newmarket, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room décor is a bit outdated, but these rooms are HUGE!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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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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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
49 helpful votes 49 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
25 helpful votes 25 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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 

Syracuse, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have stayed at Handy Suites in Essex Junction (there are 2) This last stay was just my husband and I. We had a King size bed in a bedroom, TV,dresser, walk in closet. Living room-fold out sofa, desk, tv. Full kitchen: dish washer, full stove with oven, good size fridge. Large bathroom. I understand they are in the process... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. We are so happy to know that you visit us often. We have indeed been upgrading and are actually adding rooms! When you referred to us "older" folks, my mom thinks 82 degrees for a pool is toooo cold as well :). We certainly appreciate your visit and hope to see you again soon. More 

Holliston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The hotel was clean, the staff pleasant and the rooms spacious. The value of the room was good as well. We had a full kitchen, living area and a huge bedroom with king size bed and walk in closet. When we checked in we were told the bed was just upgraded from queen to king with super comfortable mattresses. The... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your insight. Everyone has a preference for mattresses, and we do think they are super comfortable. We do still have some queen beds in certain rooms with different amenities that are much softer. Just ask for the manager to reserve one of those suites. As we do have full kitchens with domestic appliances, many people choose to... More 

El Paso, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I came from El Paso, TX and even though it was after the Hotel was closed, Christina, the manager , waited for me and cheerfully assisted me in getting settled into my room. My room was certainly large enough for me and it was very clean. Throughout my stay, everyone went out of their way to help me. I am... More 

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

THANK YOU for your kind words. We have a really great team. I hope that you will visit again. More 

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Additional Information about Handy Suites

Address: 27 Susie Wilson Road, Essex, VT 05452
Location: United States > Vermont > Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Handy Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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Handy Hotel Essex Junction
Handy Suites Essex, Vermont

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