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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel it self was great clean, modern, great staff. Only thing that is keeping me from giving 5 stars is the noise from the street near the hotel. I stayed on a Friday night and there was drag racers next to the hotel from around 11pm-2am I was unable to sleep from the loud noise of tires burning out... More 

Thank travelingdragon2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful and friendly. We were in town for a twelve day business trip. We have stayed at Candlewood Suites in the past. We do like the extra space, even in a standard queen room, the kitchenette with a full fridge and freezer. This is a pet friendly hotel so there are no rooms that pets don't... More 

Thank phoebendan
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a decent place to stay a couple of days on the cheap, this is a great option. The kitchen suite lets you cut costs from eating out, and the room I was in was clean and comfortable. The area around the hotel is fairly quiet, and all the staff I spoke to were friendly and accommodating.... More 

Thank Alex S
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got this room at a very good discount through my AAA of the Carolinas card. If you have one try that. It was cheaper than what i found on Hotels.com. This is an extended stay hotel so the room had a full kitchen and cooking utensils as well as a large work area if you need space. Room was... More 

Thank David D
Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay at Candlewood Suites and we will look for these properties on all of our future travels. The room was spacious and quiet, the beds and linens were comfortable, and the kitchen was well equipped with everything needed to fix anything from a warm up to a full meal, including cutlery. Even though no breakfast was... More 

Thank OrlandoVicky
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always been leery of these hotels due to the lack of amenities. Even though lacking breakfast & maid service, the room was very well equipped with kitchen appliances & & cutlery to prepare my own meals in my room. Shamica was a very friendly front desk clerk making me feel welcome! Pantry had plenty to offer without making a... More 

Thank David B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we loved it here! The front desk people were always very nice and helpful, even with impossible requests. Our room was very spacious and included a desk big enough for me to do school work, a kitchenette and huge bathroom. We are booking again for sure!

Thank Sandra S
North Carolina
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stay here every year during the Coca-Cola 600 Race Weekend. My daughter and I stayed last year, and this year added my mother to the list. Other than the pull-out sofa bed being horrible (as most are), I have absolutely no complaints. We loved having the kitchenette, and being convenient to everything with a wonderful location.

Thank jrpleasant
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was at this hotel last year liked it so I made reservations for this year.. What a mistake. So here's how it goes, got in early around 1:30 PM hoping to get my room early so I could go too CMS four Saturday night race. Was able to get my room went upstairs got inside it was ice cold the... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites - Charlotte University, responded to this review

Dear nobull316, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I can assure you that your comfort and satisfaction are of utmost importance to us and... More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

I stay here for 6 nights thinking it was a deal for $78. And I got what I payed for. First the beds are hard woke up to back aches every morning. The room smell like mildew I had to burn a scented candle. I seen a roach or two, and my toilet ran for three days I told the... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Candlewood Suites - Charlotte University, responded to this review

Dear TheRobinsons57, Thank you for taking the time in posting a review about our property on TripAdvisor. Our hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities and I regret to read that your stay was not as pleasant as it should have been. I am sorry for the disappointments you had with the room... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience our new Comforts of Home Bedding Collection. The Candlewood Suites Charlotte-University Hotel is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers. We are an all suite property, the perfect place for your next stay and a great alternative to a corporate apartment. Each spacious suite has a full kitchen complete with microwave and full size refrigerator. Work efficiently at your oversized 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 leather recliner while you enjoy the CD/DVD/VCR player. Borrow your favorites from our free video and CD library. Work out in our fitness center or visit our Candlewood Cupboard, our on-site convenient store. You can purchase meals, snacks and sundry items at value prices. We offer complimentary washers and dryers in our on-site laundry facilities. Earn Priority Club Rewards Points for each qualifying stay. Pets Are Welcome with a fee of $50 for the first night, $10 for each additional night, not to exceed $150 per month. Current shot documentation is required. A pet policy must be signed at check in. Housekeeping is provided every 7 days. The Front Desk is open from 7am-11pm with staff available 24 hours a day. The Candlewood Suites is located just 3 miles from I-85 in a quiet area. We are conveniently close to UNCC, The Charlotte Motor Speedway, Research Park, Wells Fargo CIC, Concord Mills Mall, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, The NASCAR Hall of Fame, Bobcats Arena, and the Bank of America Panthers Stadium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlewood Suites - Charlotte University

Address: 8812 University East Drive, Charlotte, NC 28213
Region: United States > North Carolina > Charlotte
Price Range: $104 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candlewood Suites - Charlotte University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Candlewood Suites - Charlotte University Hotel Charlotte
Candlewood Charlotte
Charlotte Candlewood Suites
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Charlotte
#47 Family Hotel in Charlotte
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“Ask for an end room on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles OrlandoVicky, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back seem to be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Robert_Camper, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are going to stay here and you don't have a pet, MAKE SURE they do not put you in a pet room; request a non-pet room.”
 of 5 bubbles R2675EVashleyh, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get upper floors and park in well lit areas!”
 of 5 bubbles dazeja, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor are quieter, however most rooms on this property have been quiet for us.”
 of 5 bubbles williamgc2013, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
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