I come to the Polaris area several weeks a year for work. This trip I chose the Candlewood Suites. When I arrived, the front desk employees were friendly and helpful, and check-in was quick. When I first entered my room, I was overwhelmed by the odor of cleaning chemicals; the smell was strong enough it was initially difficult to breathe. The room itself is large with a nice kitchen. The bed was just average, but pillow selection was good.
The first time I left my room and returned my key did not work. This happened three times my first night, and continued to occur even after the maintenance worker showed up to fix the problem. Between the overpowering odor in the room and the key issues, I requested another room, but the hotel was full.
I have stayed at several of the nearby hotels and for the same price I would recommend any of the following over the Candlewood Suites: The Holiday Inn Express Polaris, The Four Points Sheraton Polaris, or the Hilton Garden Inn Polaris. Of these, I like the Holiday Inn Express the
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Consider us home at Candlewood Suites Hotel - Columbus/Polaris. Our property features Studios with 1 Queen Bed, Studios with 2 Double beds, and One Bedroom Suites (a queen bed plus pullout sofa) and have fully equipped kitchens with amenities such as a full size refrigerator with an ice maker, 2 burner stovetop, dishwasher, and cooking and eating utensils. Relax in an overstuffed recliner and watch a complimentary movie (a DVD player is provided in your room). Enjoy other complimentary services such as free local calls and high speed Internet access. Visit our 24 hour convenience store, or work off some stress in our Fitness Center while you do your laundry in our complimentary laundry facility. Our hotel is also pet friendly so you can bring your dog or cat as well. (Fees apply). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Candlewood Suites Polaris Hotel Columbus
- Candlewood Suites Columbus
- Candlewood Columbus
- Columbus Candlewood Suites
- Candlewood Suites Polaris Columbus, Ohio