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Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stayed here for only 1 night on IHG reward points as the hotel was on a points discount so that it was only 5,000 IHG points for a free night (great value!). There's no free breakfast at Candlewood properties, which isn't a huge deal to me, but it's nice to have a room that is so spacious with a mini-kitchen...

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Blake H, Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Thank you ConnZag3 for taking the time to tell us about your stay at the Candlewood Suites Bloomington/Normal. We always value guest feedback as it enables us to ensure that our guests our getting the best stay possible. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We strive to make every guest as comfortable as...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have seen this "home away from home" advertising in many hotels I have stayed, but this was the first time I really felt being at home in a hotel. I stayed in the larger room - a bedroom and a living room separated - so I can not say anything on the other rooms, but this one was excellent;...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear sapc0nsultant, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for choosing to be our valued guest. We so appreciate you staying with us and we are all so pleased that you enjoyed your time here. Everyone here looks forward to the next time you are back in the area and we can be your home away from home...

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night while traveling on a Thursday. There were few people staying there that night and it was quite quiet. It was a bit odd to have two double beds and no free breakfast, but the room was roomy, clean and quiet. We stayed on the fourth floor. Access is good from the freeway, and there are...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Zanytrio684, Thank you so much for providing your valuable feedback and for choosing to stay with us. We so appreciate your comments and information regarding your room. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience these items might have caused you. I personally went to the room to check the status of the issues and both have been completely corrected. We...

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our one night stay. It's very clean and comfortable. Smells good and you don't feel grossed out in any way in this place. Perfect place for extended stay. You will love this place, it is spacious, has all you need and it is quiet. Perfect snack bar by the lobby also.

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Letty A, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel and for your wonderful review. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we thank you so much for choosing to be our guest. We hope your travels bring you back to join us again very soon. Best Regards, Blake Heffernan General...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Room was beautiful, clean and spacious. Liked the free papers and fruit in the lobby, as well as the well-stocked business center. Great location. Very personable staff. I appreciated a place where everything worked: heat, TV, internet, appliances, etc.

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Susan E, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you again for choosing to be our guest. We are so proud of being a great extended stay option in our area and our incredible staff works very hard to keep everything in the best condition...

Streator, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay rooms come complete with a little kitchenette to use a big comfy chair and really comfy beds nicely done bedding all over a great time thanks to Candlewood Suites can't wait to come to terms area again to stay with yall again !!

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Heatheangel79, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your wonderful review and for choosing to stay with us. We are all so glad you enjoyed your time and we can't wait for you to come back and join us again. Best Regards, Blake Heffernan General Manger

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We checked into this hotel at 1230P, coming from Bromenn hospital visiting a relative. Person at the Front Desk was kind and friendly and we were in our room in minutes. Great sized one room suite with full kitchen including dishes and counter top burners. Microwave came in handy to heat leftovers. Bathroom was clean and spacious, towels and sheets...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear MsLaadi, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. I will be sure to pass all of your wonderful comments along to our staff. I truly appreciate your comments regarding the ice machine and we will be adding one with our upcoming renovation....

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 7 January 2016

after 2 nights, the room is spacious, clean and comfortable. the room has a kitchenette which is nice. The bed was very comfortable and the staff was most helpful. I couldn't find a luggage rack in the room. And the internet was slow and unreliable. I ended up using my phone for internet. I was on the 4th floor not...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Steve H. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are so glad you enjoyed the room and our level of service. I want to completely apologize about the internet issues you experienced. Normally we have had no problems with our service but we have had a technician come out to make sure our...

Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Yikes. This place was horrible. First room I got reeked of smoke. The girl at the front desk was nice enough to give me a new room though so I was happy. It did smell better, but when I went to go to bed for the night, there were black hairs all over the bed sheets. I slept on top...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Katee1177, Thank you so much for providing your valuable feedback. I want to deeply apologize on behalf of the entire hotel for the experience you had with us. We hold ourselves to a very high cleaning standard and it is deeply concerning that these things happened. I have personally spoken with our Executive Housekeeper about the issues and we...

Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Extended stay here, end of July through early October 2015. The only negative item to report was the pillows were totally worn out. Within one week of arrival new pillows had replaced the old. Front desk staff is friendly and helpful. Housekeeping is only once per week during extended stays. Pros: Coffee machine is in pantry - Free. Fresh Market,...

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Blake H, General Manager at Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property and for your wonderful comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for providing such great details about the great things our hotel has to offer. We hope that your travels bring you back to join us again very...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bloomington - Normal's newest extended stay hotel offers a convenient location. Recognized by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, Candlewood Suites is the first green hotel in the Bloomington - Normal area. Our extended stay hotel also provides premium amenities and a convenient location off I-55 near the Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI). While lodging at our extended stay hotel in Normal, guests can enjoy easy access to area attractions like the Children's Discovery Museum, the Prairie Aviation Museum and US Cellular Coliseum. There are also a number of great shopping spots less than two miles from our Normal hotel, including the Shoppes at College Hill and the Eastland Mall. With a meeting room that can accommodate 30 guests, a 24-hour business center and free high-speed Internet access, our hotel in Normal, IL is the perfect place to base your extended business stay in the Bloomington - Normal area. Our hotel near the BMI Airport is also centrally located near State Farm, Country Companies, BroMenn, AFNI, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Illinois State University and many government offices. Our extended stay hotel in Normal, Illinois features premium amenities, including a lovely outdoor patio with two barbecue grills, a state-of-the-art fitness center and the Candlewood Cupboard convenience store where you can grab a quick meal or snack. Candlewood Suites in Bloomington - Normal invites you to consider us home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal

Address: 203 Susan Dr, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-6188
Region: United States > Illinois > Bloomington-Normal > Normal
Price Range: €71 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Candlewood Bloomington
Bloomington Candlewood Suites
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#2 Family Hotel in Normal
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“Top floor away from elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles jesser861, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on ground level”
 of 5 bubbles worleeg, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not on first floor”
 of 5 bubbles tedkirby, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles esmeraldab_13, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet. There really aren't any views.”
 of 5 bubbles mvborn, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
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