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“Stay here rather than the big names in town” 4 of 5 stars
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CandleLight Inn
Hwy 69, McAlester, OK   |  
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Ranked #15 of 18 Hotels in McAlester
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“Stay here rather than the big names in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Offers a small town atmosphere, EXCELLENT service and well worth the stop. Located just a few miles south of McAlester's hotel row and the turnpike on US 69 (actually in Savannah), They made us feel like we were staying at grammas house. Live plants everywhere, a nice lobby with fireplace and the staff make everyone feel like a regular (which they have plenty of!)

Not at all industrial feeling like the brand name locations in town, our room was spacious, CLEAN and offered a frig and micro as well as the soaps & shampoos. And did I mention REASONABLE ?

American owned and operated, our non-smoking room provided us a convenient comfortable place while working in the area. We will definitely return next time we are traveling or working near McAlester.

Be sure to have a meal at the Fireside Grille, attached to the hotel next door. And tell Beverly & Tammy that Terry & Candace say Hi!

Room Tip: Rooms on the south side have a view of the soaring birds out back.
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2010

I did call in advance & schedule a reservation with some special requirements. I cannot tell you how they went overboard, not just for us but all hotel guests. Unique art, Clean, almost pristine, rooms. Not only did they provide a great breakfast selection, they provided a simple wholesome dinner to boot. They are building a restaurant next to the hotel. Even though it is not in the heart of McAlester, its close enough. You can tell the people that own it, know their business. Keep up the good work it shows! I wouldf recommend this gem to anyone for a great stay. Laura & Jessie-Missouri

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled on business
    • 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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2008

We ran across this out-of-the-way hotel after having difficulty finding a hotel with a vacancy in McAlester. Evidently oil field workers keep the hotels booked during weekdays. We were so glad the others were full. This was one of the most pleasant experiences we have had at a hotel. The room was very spacious and clean and the price was extremely reasonable. The night manager made us a pot of fresh coffee when we came in. The lobby is lovely with a fireplace and comfortable sofas. There is a large glass patio door going to the outside with a small patio with a gorgeous view. We appreciated the small touches like candy on the tables in your room, peanuts to snack on in the lobby, and a continental breakfast -- all free perks. The hospitality at this hotel makes you feel like you are visiting family. We highly recommend this hotel.

  • Liked — Hospitality
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: Hwy 69, McAlester, OK
Location: United States > Oklahoma > McAlester
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #15 of 18 Hotels in McAlester
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Number of rooms: 34
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