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“Great extended stay hotel” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Candlewood Suites Bowling Green

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Candlewood Suites Bowling Green
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   540 Wall Street, Bowling Green, KY 42103   |  
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Ranked #10 of 31 Hotels in Bowling Green
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Marion, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great extended stay hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Candlewood Suites in Bowling Green is a great hotel for the price. This was my first experience with an extended stay hotel and I loved it. The hotel was conveniently located (within a 20 minute drive) near many dining options, the local area attractions (caves and Corvettes for my family) and the local grocery and convenience stores. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable, the staff were friendly and polite and the pool and outdoor cooking area (yes, they have grills available for their guests to use) were a total bonus. This hotel offers DVDs, books and all cooking utensils to their guests free of charge (they even have a crock pot you can use). We got the 1 queen, 1 bedroom suite which had a queen sized bed in the bedroom, a separate living room with a couch that made into a bed, a nice kitchenette with a full sized fridge, microwave stove top, coffee pot and microwave. This room was spacious clean and cool when we arrived, which we did 2 hours early and had no problems with an early check-in. All in all, if you are traveling with 2 adults and 1 or 2 children this is a great hotel for you.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
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Thanks again for your five star review! We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will stay with us again!
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed in this hotel during a softball tournament. The staff was friendly, the rooms were very clean and spacious. Although there is no breakfast provided, the kitchenette was great to have, with a full size refrigerator, small cooktop and microwave, and a few dishes and utensils provided. We also took advantage of the free laundry room to wash uniforms. The beds were very comfortable. Also a great location near the mall and restaurants. Would stay here again.

Room Tip: My room was close to the elevator but never heard it during our stay.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Baseballm0m03,

Thank you for your review. We are glad you were able to take advantage of many of our amenities!

Your feedback is greatly appreciated! We hope that you are able to stay with us again the next time you're in the Bowling Green area.
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Wichita, Kansas
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224 reviews 224 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was a nice hotel for an overnight stay. The suite we got was very well furnished and had everything a person needs if they were to stay in Bowling Green for an extended stay. WE did not get to use the stove or the fridge so I can't comment on them.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Leon67203,

Thank you for your positive review. I hope that you will come stay with us the next time you're in the area.



Sincerely,

Khristian Tate, Director of Sales
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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Candlewood Suites is fast becoming a favorite chain as we also stayed with chain in Chamblisburg Pa. The hotel rooms are very well put together and very inclusive in their appointments. The patio area in Bowling green could be bigger as we met a few new friends but quickly ran out of seating. I'll definitely be staying here again in the future.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Frank S,

Thank you for your great review. We are always happy to accommodate you and your friends and family during your visits to Bowling Green!



Sincerely,

Khristian Tate, Director of Sales
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Spring City, TN
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for one night while visiting the Corvette Museum and touring the GM Corvette Plant. The studio suite was immaculate and everything in it worked properly. We were not bothered by neighboring noise and the bed was comfortable. Every time we met/passed a staff member/employee they smiled and spoke to us. We had the easiest check-in and check-out I've experienced anywhere. This type of treatment just makes a trip that much better. Coffee was available throughout the day and night.

Room Tip: The third floor room on the west side was quiet for sleeping.
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Green Features: Newspapers were kept in one central location so they wouldn't get scattered.
  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, May 14, 2014
We are pleased to hear that you both had a great experience while staying with us! Thank you for taking the time to us a review, and a terrific one at that.

Please come back and see us the next time you're in Bowling Green.




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Khristian Tate, DOS
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Dunedin, Florida
Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
38 hotel reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for one night during our travels. We were promptly greeted at the front desk upon arrival and the check-in process went very smooth. We were upgraded to a Queen Suite.

The queen suite has a bedroom with a door that can be closed to separate it from the rest of the suite. There is a sitting area and a kitchen area with a large table in between that can be used for eating or work. The table can seat 3 people for eating or to hold a meeting. There are four easily accessible outlets at table level.

The kitchen has a full size refrigerator, a microwave, a small stove top range, a dishwasher, toaster, small coffee maker and a small sink for washing dishes. There are dishes and silverware provided and there is ample cabinet space for storing supplies.

There is a dresser in the bedroom and in the sitting area. There are closets in the main room as well as the bedroom, so there is plenty of storage space. There is also a small coffee table in the sitting area. The furniture is a little nicked up, but is not broken.

The bathroom is fairly well lit. The shower head is about 6 1/2' up the wall and has a strong spray. You can set a variety of shower spray settings. One thing to be cautious about is that the bottom of the tub becomes very slippery when you get soaped up. The towels are absorbent, but not very soft. The bathroom does have an exhaust fan to keep it from steaming up when you shower.

The hotel itself is located just off of I-65, but can be a little difficult to find since it is set back off of the main street, behind McDonalds. Wall St. is just a short street that can only be entered from the access road along Scottsville Road. Once you find it, things are pretty simple, but my GPS had trouble locating it when we got close.

There are numerous restaurants within easy walking distance of the hotel: McDonalds, IHOP, Burger King, White Castle, Olive Garden, Outback Steak House, Longhorn Steak House, Chevy's Mexican Grill, Arby's, etc. There are also many, many, more restaurants around and in the mall across the street. We chose to walk to Garcia's Mexican restaurant which is about 1.5 miles away. There is also a Starbucks and Walgreens a reasonable walking distance up the street.

The bed was comfortable, but I was disappointed that there were no King size beds available. The blackout curtains worked well and we got a good night's sleep.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, March 6, 2014
We are happy hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Come back and see us anytime!
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Excellent stay and fantastic staff. very quite room, very comfortable bed extremmly clean room and bath area. I travel a lot around the Tennessee Valley and always stay at this hotel when in the area. The staff always make me feel right at home from the time I walk in until I walked out, very friendly and helpful. All in all had a great stay and enjoyed the clean room and kitchen area, full size refirgerator and stove top. Thanks Candlewood.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CandlewoodBG, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Bowling Green, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Thank you for your feedback Dale. We enjoy having you stay with us! See you next time!
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Address: 540 Wall Street, Bowling Green, KY 42103
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Bowling Green
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Bowling Green
#6 Family Hotel in Bowling Green
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites Bowling Green 2*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy Premium Amenities at Our Bowling Green Hotel! Located in Kentucky's fourth largest city, Candlewood Suites of Bowling Green, KY is surrounded by exciting attractions & major businesses. While lodging in Bowling Green, you can explore the Lost River Cave and Mammoth Cave National Park or tour the prized Corvette Museum. Enjoy a day of shopping at Greenwood Mall, less than a mile from our Bowling Green suites. And don't forget to pack your swimsuit so you can visit the Splash Lagoon Waterpark inside the Beech Bend Raceway Park, just 10 miles from our charming extended stay hotel. As a center for business in central Kentucky, Bowling Green is home to major companies like the General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Fruit of the Loom, Weyerhaeuser, Camping World, Bando USA and Kobe Aluminum. Our Bowling Green extended stay hotel is just three miles from the Caroll Knicely Conference Center and offers complimentary amenities such as high speed Internet access, local and long distance calls, wireless printing and a 24-hour business center. Are you looking for pet friendly hotels in Bowling Green? Our hotel welcomes both you and your pet to enjoy our choice amenities. With the Candlewood Cupboard convenience store, free guest laundry facilities, a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool and whirlpool, our Bowling Green extended stay hotel brings convenience & comfort to you during your stay. ... more   less 
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