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Candlewood Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1335 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 (Formerly Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham San Diego) (Mission Valley / Hotel Circle)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to move out of our condo for a week and we chose Candlewood for its kitchens. The room 115 was huge but very dark... That being said... We were comfortable. I could not open the window and it often got stuffy. The room was clean when we arrived and the kitchen was a bit low on utensils but... More

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David W, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Hello Maria M., Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear that the room was to your liking. I will be passing this information along to the corresponding departments within the hotel. Due to our property being an extended stay hotel we offer weekly housekeeping. We are happy to hear... More

Shepherd, Michigan
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
30 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, as a disclaimer I must say we used reward points to extend our stay in San Diego by two nights at this hotel. That being said, I'm not a very fussy traveler even when paying out of pocket. Yes, this place is a bit worn around the edges but our room was huge, the staff were more... More

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David W, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Hello luckygreen, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear that everything was to your satisfaction. I will make sure to pass along your comments to hotel management and the staff. We rely on guest reviews such as yours to better improve ourselves for future guests. If you have anything... More

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not stay here again. It is located close the the hiway, the staff was very nice and as others have said they have a coffee/snack area. The coffee is free but the snacks are not. There is not breakfast either and similar hotels have free breakfast for a similar price. The room smelled musty and was dimly lit.... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Meceebee, Thank you for your post regarding your recent stay here at Candlewood Suites. We are an extended stay property and our Cupboard(snack bar) is one of the standard amenities. We do not offer breakfast because all our rooms come equipped with their own kitchen. I especially love to hear how our staff responds to guest needs and that... More

San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

This is the best place I & my family have stayed out if all the hotels in San Diego. When I walked into the room I was so pleasantly surprised by the space, 10' high ceilings open floor plan, full kitchenette, dishwasher, microwave oven, fully stocked with everything you'll need to cook a great meal. The beds are super comfortable,... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Dewhurst34, Thank you so much for the recent great review! We always Love to hear from a happy guest. We appreciate your mentioning so many of our amenities, as well. Just to clarify, we only have DVD's available, and no VHS-Sorry. We have free parking and wi-fi throughout the hotel. We are an extended stay property. Sincerely, Axay More

Houston
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Our business trip was made more enjoyable due to the conveniences of this hotel! Bring a pillow; the pillows are too high but the bed was comfortable! I gave it an average on cleanliness because I question the vacuuming and mopping of all hotels of this class. There are several local restaurants and it's easy to get to downtown. I... More

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axay s, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Bob V of Houston, Thank you for posting that you enjoyed your recent stay with us due to our great central location. Sorry you found our pillows too fluffy, not something I hear very often. I always bring my own pillow so it smells like home wherever I go. We look forward to seeing you again, soon. Sincerely, Axay More

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We just returned from our trip to San Diego with the kids. This place was a good choice for us since we have four daughters. The room was decorated fine, nothing special but nice. You could see where recent renovation/repair work had been done to the walls but all in all this suite was not too shabby. The bathroom was... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Gene, Thank you for your detailed feedback. I am so glad we were able to make your extended stay comfortable, We always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are sorry for the shortfalls you have experienced during your stay. We hope to see you again, soon. More

Bloomington, Illinois
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
37 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Guy at front desk couldn't have been nicer. This seems to be a converted property, or one in the process of conversion. My room/suite was massive, but the furniture in it seemed to rattle around like a BB in a tin can. Entry to rooms is from the outside, like a 70's motel. Seemed kind of creepy on the top... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Jordon, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate you taking the time to help us continually improve our standards. Thank you for sharing your wonderful check in experience. I sincerely apologize and deeply regret the dissatisfaction you had with your room condition. Your experience is definitely not reflective of the high standards we usually... More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Our suite was huge and had everything we needed - even more! We really enjoyed our stay here. I actually prefer not to have my room cleaned and everything changed every day, it was good to know that no one entered our room while we were away. We loved that we could spread out both of our large suitcases and... More

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axay s, General Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear 7Leila of UK, Thank you for sharing your enjoyment of your recent stay with us here at Candlewood Suites in San Diego, CA. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the privacy of being able to spread out and not have daily housekeeping interrupt your activities. I am always glad to hear that guests found the Front Desk... More

San Diego, California, Usa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

this place had the nicest rooms i have seen in most of the san diego area hotel suites. the first floor room had vaulted ceilings, 2 flat screen tv's,, all kitchen amenities including dishwasher and cookware. Although the bathroom was a little small, it was clean and had lots of towels. The parking was plentiful on a saturday evening, and... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Jaksback, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for the review! Our team is committed to making our guests' stay both enjoyable and comfortable. We value your feedback, and are grateful for the recognition you placed on the staff. We hope you'll come back and visit soon. More

Layton, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed Aug 10-17, 2013. We enjoyed the privacy, no maid service, we can make our own beds, pick up after ourselves, and take our own trash out. Suites were roomy, and had everything we needed. The lights had motion sensors on them, which was great so you didn't have to worry about turning them off. The staff were very... More

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axay s, Manager at Candlewood Suites, responded to this review

Dear Glennath, Thank you very much for your positive review on trip advisor. What you have describe is the motto of our brand to provide a home away from home to our long term guests. You have explained beautifully, what Candlewood Suites San Diego is. I hope you and your family will visit your this home in near future. We... More

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Additional Information about Candlewood Suites

Also Known As:
Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham San Diego Hotel
Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham San Diego Hotel San Diego
Hawthorn Suites San Diego
San Diego Hawthorn Suites
Address: 1335 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 (Formerly Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham San Diego)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#173 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candlewood Suites 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
To make our hotel your best choice in terms of both facilities and services, renovation work on the entire hotel is being done, Spa, Laundry and Fitness Room will be carried out till may 31st . There will be minor visual disturbance and some construction noise from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. While every effort is being made to ensure your comfort during this period, we apologize in advance for any inconvenience you may experience. Thank you for your kind understanding. ... more   less 
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