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“Modern & Great Location” 5 of 5 stars
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Candlewood Suites Jersey City
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Second St, Jersey City, NJ 07302   |  
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Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Jersey City
Philadelphia
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“Modern & Great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Stayed there last month and I was pleasantly surprised. Very friendly staff and all the suites have been updated. Had a fantastic view of the NYC skyline right from our room. Easy access to the trains to NYC. Would def. stay here again when visiting NYC.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for one night while in town for business. It is an extended stay hotel with housekeeping staff that does not come every day. Great so that you don't have to deal with the early knocks that sometimes stay at hotels. There is free coffee 24/7 in the small food/beverage area off of the library. Very reasonably priced snacks and drinks as well.
Rooms are quite spacious with full size fridge, dishwasher, stove, and microwave. Bathrooms are also quite large with plenty of towels.

Definitely a comfortable clean stay for a business trip!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Newton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Rooms all redone as well as the Hospital, Staff is top notch.Great views of NYC and local to the mall for shopping. near the light rail and water.Hotel was very quiet and they do have on site parking. Very comfortable bed and love th e kitchen area

Room Tip: great place to stay close to NYC this was not my first time here, will go back
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Stayed here on business for 5 nights and upon our arrival we were told that housekeeping would only come once per week, and that if we wanted to get new towels we could exchange our current ones at the front desk. Certainly not idea for a week long business trip. How this hotel manages to get the rates it is charging is a mystery!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites Jersey City, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear butt80,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. Please accept my apology if you were not informed about our weekly housekeeping. Candlewood Suite hotels are fit for long term stays that's why housekeeping only comes once a week but if you need anything our front desk would be more than happy to accommodate you.

I hope this would not deter you from choosing us again in the future.

Sincerely,

Krysllin G.
Case Manager
IHGCare
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This hotel is a good option for travelers to NYC. Nice area in Jersey city next to a walking/running path. Very easy walk to the PATH train from jersey city to manhattan/WTC.

The staff are very friendly. The hotel room I stayed at is clean, having a fridge and microwave is always a plus. No free breakfast, but this was not a big deal as there were a lot of options within a 1 mile walking radius. Would stay here again the next time I'm in town.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

My husband and I were travelling with my elderly father-in-law, and there are very few suite hotels available in NYC. This was ideal since the sofa bed was in another room for privacy. Clean suites, accommodating front desk, nice kitchenette and a great snack/coffee room in the lobby. Only a short walk to The Path train which takes you into NYC. It's tucked away in a business area, so it's quiet at night, but we felt very safe. We didn't cook in the kitchen, but did order in and there are lots of delis and Italian food places that are quick to deliver. Beds were very comfortable. Walls were a little thin, but not bad. There is no daily cleaning service, but they are very accommodating at the desk if you need to replenish towels, etc. A few blocks away is a breathtaking view of NYC from the waterfront. If you want to hop the train and enjoy the hustle and bustle of NYC during the day, this is a nice place to come back to to enjoy a little peace and quiet...and room to move about.

Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed here two nights and had a pleasant experience. Because it's mainly extended stay, housekeeping will not come everyday. I actually prefer that. For two nights, I don't need a housekeeper. I can make my own bed. They told us we could get more towels at the front desk if we needed. Also, there is no breakfast like you might get at other hotels. Again, I was fine with that. I don't need a big breakfast and the coffee pot made a lot of coffee! I was traveling with my teenage daughter and just got her some cereal and milk in the little store in the lobby. Yes, you have to pay for it. But considering I was paying a lot less for this hotel than I would have even at the Courtyard Marriott down the street, I was still ahead of the game. PATH trains nearby...easy to get to the city. Safe, quiet area. Bed was comfortable. Everything clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Fitness room had plenty of equipment. Seemed new and well kept. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Address: 21 Second St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey City
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 ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Jersey City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Candlewood Suites Jersey City 2*
Number of rooms: 214
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come and experience our new Comforts of Home bedding collection.The Candlewood Suites Jersey City is the only all suites hotel in the heart of the financial district of Jersey City, 214 suites, 8 floors, conveniently located near Harborside Financial Center, Exchange Place and Newport Financial Center. If New York City is your destination, the hotel is conveniently located between Exchange Place and Pavonia Path Stations. These trains will take you directly to midtown or lower Manhattan. Each spacious suite has a full kitchen complete with microwave and full size refrigerator. Work efficiently at your over-sized executive desk with free high-speed Internet access and two separate phone lines - check email and talk on the phone at the same time. Relax in the overstuffed recliner while you enjoy the CD player and VCR. Work off some stress in our fitness center or visit our Candlewood Cupboard. Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, our hotel can offer you the best value in the Jersey City and New York City area.Check out our special 'City Pass Package', which focuses on making your New York vacation more affordable. ... more   less 
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