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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
jeff90125 Northbridge, Massachusetts
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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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Northbridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Lake George, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Syracuse, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Holliston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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El Paso, Spain
1 review
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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Brattleboro, Vermont
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

When it is graduation time, you often have to grab any room you can. We ended up at Handy Suites which definitely needs some updating but the rooms are incredibly spacious. My room had a full kitchen, a large walk in closet and a large separate bedroom and living room with 2 TV's. The staff was very friendly and even... More

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cavendish
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Handy Suits because my son was wrestling in a tournament in Essex. The rooms are very run down. The pull out beds have springs sticking up...Literally. While sitting in the chair in the kitchen the whole back of it broke out! The manager, Christina, was literally screaming at my children and others in the hallway. To... More

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

We do respectfully appreciate all comments from our guests. With apologies that our hotel was not the right fit for your family and the others with the wrestling tournament, there are several things that we would like to clarify: Primarily our guests do not Live in the hotel. They are short term guests. There are signs prominently posted in the... More

Bellingham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Went for a long weekend, Granddaughter was playing in the U12 Regional Girls Hockey tournament in Burlington March 20th thru March 23rd. We had 2 Suites, both were very clean and gave us plenty of room to enjoy our none rink time!! Children loved the pool slide, (including the oldest children, father and grandfather) Cost was a good $25.00 less... More

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Suites! We appreciate your comments about our terrific staff; our housekeepers are quite proud of the rooms they clean, too. Our beds, you are right, were aging a bit, but we are replacing furniture now and will soon have a King bed in the bedroom! We do look forward to seeing you again... More

Queensbury, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The suite was very comfortable and so spacious. The breakfast is extremely, very extremely basic, but there was a breakfast. The staff was very nice and helpful. The pool slide was so much fun! One thing I would say is that the rust needs to be taken care of on the pool. Other than that I would recommend this place...very... More

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit and we thank you for staying. Because the pool has a stainless steel lining, we have been suffering a bit of rust at the connecting seams and we are working hard to cure that. As each suite has a full kitchen, our breakfast is fairly limited; we try to get your... More

Shefford, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I cannot say enough good things about these suites. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. I have read some of the comments about the breakfast. As far as we were concerned it was certainly sufficient with OJ Coffee regular toast or English Muffins, Doughnuts and Fruit. Indeed at that price and considering the fully equipped kitchen I was surprised that they... More

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HotelRepresentative1, Manager at Handy Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your enthusiastic response! We are so proud of our hotel and work hard to make it a place to visit again and again. We look forward to seeing you soon. More

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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*
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Also Known As:
Handy Hotel Essex Junction
Handy Suites Essex, Vermont

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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