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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an old establishment with a new wing under construction. All the furniture looks as if it came out of a garage sale, it is dated and ugly and the rooms are enormous but it felt to me as if I was staying in a bowling alley with the usual decor. The rate is too high for what you... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Handy Suites this past weekend on a family trip to Vermont. Overall, I'd have rate the hotel as average, nothing more. Biggest strength was space. Our suite (and I think they are all alike) had a living area with pull-out sofa and large chair, adjacent to an eat-in kitchen with stove, microwave, full-sized fridge, etc.. Bedroom was in... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback from your recent stay. We are happy to provide clean, comfortable accommodations at a great value in the popular Burlington area. We hope that you will visit us again when our renovations have been completed! We are looking forward to all of the exciting updates! More 

Maineville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come up to visit with our daughter about twice a year and always stay at the Handy Suites in Essex. It is a convenient location and the manager and help are always so kind and helpful. The rooms are spacious and always clean. We would recommend this hotel to anyone that wanted a great retreat while visiting the area.

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

Thanks so much for sharing your recent experience with us! We are so happy to provide you with a home away from home when visiting your daughter! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our staff! We look forward to your next visit! More 

Rutland, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great man date with my son. Good sidewalk made it an easy walk to the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds. Friendly service and plenty of room. Fridge , salt and pepper was a nice touch. I would stay here again. I have a son who's going to Saint Michael's just down the road in the fall. This place will come... More 

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

So happy that you enjoyed the concert at the Champlain Valley Exposition and your stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to share! We look forward to seeing you in the fall! Enjoy your summer! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was big, big kitchen area, big living room area, big separate bedroom and bathroom. The closet was a walk in that I wish I had at home. We had a pleasant night's stay at Handy Suites. The people at the desk are very welcoming and pleasant. The room was clean and inviting. I didn't realize when we booked that... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Handy Suites of Essex for your recent accommodation needs! We appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experience! It is wonderful to hear that we met and exceeded your expectations! We hope to host you again the next time you are in our area! Enjoy your summer! More 

Meriden, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, roomie, accessible to parking, great breakfasts, snacks, etc. We were going to UVM Graduation and the nice part about this hotel is it was close, but far enough away that we did not have all the traffic bcause it was by St Michael's and they were not having graduation...so we enjoyed the area and easy to and from UVM.

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

It was great to have you and your family stay with us! We are happy to hear that you found us in a convenient location and that you enjoyed your stay! Enjoy your summer! Please come see us the next time you are in the Burlington area! More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the ParkSleepFly deal with Handy Suites and we were extremely happy with the great service we received. There is a huge extension that is almost complete, which is the same size as the original building, so they will have a lot of capacity very soon. We had a clean and large suite on the fourth floor. We arrived... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The park and fly option is a great deal, as we are just minutes from the airport! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our staff! Please come see us again soon! More 

Erie, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My husband and our 9 year old son stayed 2 nights and were very happy with the room. Our son loved the fact that he had "his own room" in the living room with a tv so he didn't have to bother anyone else first thing in the morning. The suite is nice and spacious and very clean! The pool... More 

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

Thank you so much for your 5 star review! Our team is dedicated to creating a clean, comfortable stay at a great value. We appreciate that you took the time to let us know that we met your expectations! It is especially nice when someone compliments our staff. We are grateful for each and every one of our team member's... More 

Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I stayed here with my fiancé while visiting Vermont. I was a little bit skeptical when I made the reservation because of the previous bad reviews. I am very happy we didn't cancel it and we stayed there. The staff is very polite and professional, Christine had all the answers to our questions, and she was very helpful. The suite... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Handy Suites of Essex for your recent accommodation needs in our area! The fact that you have taken the time to share your experience means a lot to us! We couldn't be more pleased to hear that you and your fiance enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed in Essex over the memorial day weekend because of the Burlington marathon this weekend There were few motel or hotel rooms in Burlington itself. This motel is about 10 minutes from downtown Burlington. We had a two room suite.One room was a living room and kitchenette combined. The Kitchenette had a refrigerator, dishwasher. dishes and... More 

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

Memorial Day Weekend is certainly a busy one in our beautiful area! We hope you enjoyed the Vermont City Marathon! It's such a fun course through the streets of Burlington and along the shores of Lake Champlain! What a pleasure it is for us to host the many marathoners and their family and friends each year! Staying at Handy Suites... More 

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