Member Spotlight – Candlewood Suites

Member Spotlight – Candlewood Suites

Whether guests are in McPherson for a short visit or an extended stay, they’re sure to feel comfortable at Candlewood Suites, located at 2229 E. Kansas Ave. The hospitality McPherson’s newest hotel is known for was on full display as they hosted a Chamber Connection and Ribbon Cutting June 20th. The crowd that filled the lobby to bursting was treated to a beautiful breakfast spread and room tours as they learned about the amenities the hotel’s guests enjoy.

Extended stay guests are Candlewood Suites target market. Their spacious suites include fully equipped kitchens and full-sized refrigerators. The back deck even has barbecue grills for guests’ use. They also have a free on-site laundry facility and business center for printing and copying needs 24 hours a day. Also available 24 hours a day is a fitness center and the Candlewood Cupboard for meals and snacks.

McPherson’s industrial employers bring in out-of-town employees for extended stays, making Candlewood Suites the perfect option for their time in town.

“We’re happy to provide them with a home away from home when they’re working, which is going to make them just that much more proficient when they’re working for you,” said general manager Heidi Ortiz.

The McPherson hotel is managed by a company headquartered in Overland Park called True North Hotel Group. Its founder and chairman, Lewis (Lew) Wiens was raised in Inman. Of the 377 Candlewood Suites in North America, Ortiz is proud to say that McPherson’s location is currently ranked number 13.

“I think I’ve got the best hotel in McPherson, and I know I’ve got the best team to take care of any of your guests’ needs,” said Ortiz.

Judging from the many stellar reviews on the hotel’s website, that’s true.

“Hotels are one of the first impressions that people often have of a town,” said Carlyn Lemon, Chamber president-elect, “so the fact that we have a business that’s so excited to welcome them and take great care of them is a big deal.”

Plan your next staycation or make reservations for out-of-town guests on Candlewood Suites McPherson’s website and follow them on Facebook. And check out photos from the June 20th Chamber Connection and Ribbon Cutting.