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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed there in one of the suites on business trip. Complete facilities are ready and available. Very comfortable beds and the sorroundings were wonderful. The only thing missing there is the bar. However the stay was as comfortable as it can get.

Thank Vikas K
Auburn, New Hampshire
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the Best Extended Stay Hotels that I have stayed at! The View of Lake Champlain is amazing and the view from the back is forest! The Staff is 100% .... the Newly remodeled rooms are to die for and the restaurant that is in walking distance is a true 5 ☆☆☆☆☆ with reasonable prices! I can... More 

Thank Norm B
Burlington, North Carolina
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This place is a total and complete dump!!!! My room was infested with black mold which they attempted to cover up with canned spray paint!!!! The floors were filthy!!! The phone didn't even work the screens were ripped out of the windows. I had mold inside the fridge and it was absolutely nasty!!! If you value your health and the... More 

4 Thank Jeffrey K
North East USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2009

This is a good extended stay type hotel. I was using it every weekend to go skiing with no regrets. The hotel has now dropped the Main Stay Suites franchise and is now under Smart Suites private label with no Choice Rewards. Sad to say, but I'll stay somewhere else with benefits.

4 Thank Cichness
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

What can I say we have stayed here several times since they opened and are very very happy with the hotel. We have two children ages ten and thirteen. We did get a room with livingroom , kitchen,master with king size bed , two queen size beds in another bedroom and a very large bath . Everyone was very happy... More 

1 Thank mollygirl1
Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2008

If you like cleanliness, as I do, forget this place. The carpets and floors in the lobby are always dirty. Our room carpeting had burns and stains in it--not terribly appealing. The upholstered chair was pulling apart. And as for the bedmaking---you could almost picture housekeeping just pulling up the cover, since the top sheet was all wrinkled, which you... More 

Thank grand2twins
boston, ma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2008

The hotel is conveniently located near to Burlington for visiting colleges, and the staff was genuinely pleasant. The breakfast was very low budget, packaged pop-tarts and cereals were options. Also, there were bagels and engish muffins w/ a toaster, along with toaster style french toast and waffles... most of the breakfast was processed food. Some fruits, coffee, tea, and hot... More 

Thank srayburn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

This is a decent Extended Stay Hotel in South Burlington, VT. It is sited up a hill from the main drive and some rooms have views out towards the Lake. It shares it's location with a couple of other hotels that are operated by the same owners. The rooms are all suites with kitchens. This hotel is similar in concept... More 

1 Thank MassVacati0ner
Boston, MA
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

I just got back from 2 nights at the Mainstay property. I found it to be spacious - large bedroom with king bed (extra pillows and blanket in closet), large living area and kitchen area, balcony with great views of the Lake (4th floor). Breakfast was included and offered french toast, waffles, juice, muffins, cereal, yogurt, fruit and pop tarts.... More 

Thank travelhg
Schenectady, NY
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44 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2007

The Mainstay is with others owned by the same people so you can use the pool/whirlpool at the H-I Express as well. Breakfast was typical but very nice. Rooms large and clean and modern. I found no problems staying here. Unless there are few people, the larger parking lots that are shared are where you will park (not right in... More 

Thank UpstateRob
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Smart Suites

Address: 1700 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403-7718 (Formerly MainStay Suites)
Location: United States > Vermont > South Burlington
Price Range: $83 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Smart Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Mainstay Hotel South Burlington
Mainstay Suites South Burlington
Mainstay South Burlington
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