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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 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 

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Schenectady, NY
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89 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 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
Portland, Maine
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36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2007

I booked my stay at this hotel based on the reviews I read here. I was in town for a rugby tournament and needed a place to crash for one night. My overall feeling was the hotel was just ok. It is a chain hotel. I did not expect it to be anything fantastic, however, I did expect it to... More 

3 Thank Always_Globetrotting

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2007

We stayed at this property for one night on our way to Boston. The hotel is part of a collection of 4 hotels and a restaurant off the main road (Hwy 7) in South Burlington. This makes for quite a quiet location, and being up the hill gives the upper floor rooms a lovely view of Lake Champlain. The lobby... More 

1 Thank Twickenham0
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2007

Stayed for two separate 1-night stays in May. We stayed here in October 2005, and everything seems to be the same. We booked a 1-bedroom suite which offers a separate bedroom from the living and kitchen area. These suites are mini apartments, and rooms on the 4th (top) floor offer views of Lake Champlain. The kitchen is stocked with dishes,... More 

Thank iluvvegas
New Jersey, USA
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2007

A nice hotel. Rooms were large with a full kitchen, living area with TV and a separate bedroom with another TV. A little difficult to see from Route 7. Upper floors have a view of the lake.

1 Thank tahawus
Augusta, Georgia
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86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2006

We spent one night at the MinStay Suites in South Burlington. It's in a good locationi for a visit to the Shelburne Museum and for a visit to the town of Burlington. It is located in a cluster of hotels on Shelburne Road. The Suite was spacious and the decor was very nice. There was an abundance of TV Channels.... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2006

the room was very nice (spacious, clean, amenities [kitchen with a real fridge]). everything seemed new and of course clean. it was kind of romantic at the sunset (my room was on the lake champlain side). a huge supermarket (Shaw's) is only a few minutes drive away. my only complaint is the difficulty of finding the building from the street.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2006

Decent place. I found the staff at the front desk (it really *is* a desk here) were friendly. The room : - was quite clean, -had a balcony with a fantastic view of the lake and mountains - had a comfortable bed What I found interesting was that it was fully stocked with cutlery, dishes, pots, stove, microwave, - even... More 

5 Thank Valdiri
Pacific NW, USA
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2006

I booked this hotel via their 800 phone number at the last minute due to a transportation cancellation. I specifically asked for a property with interior hallways and a staffed front desk for security reasons. I also asked for a non-smoking room due to my sensitivity to odors. The Choice Hotels operator which handles MainStay Suites promised me all of... More 

18 Thank Solo-Sojourner

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Smart Suites

Address: 1700 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403-7718 (Formerly MainStay Suites)
Region: United States > Vermont > South Burlington
Price Range: $111 - $240 (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
South Burlington Mainstay Suites
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