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About our Hotel

Location: Suburban

  • Location: Suburban
  • Closest City: LINCOLN
  • Distance From Hotel: 6.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-05:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 12:00 PM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Late checkout available

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  • American Express
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  • Diners Club
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  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:5
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

Unfortunately our hotel does not accept pets, however our Holiday Inn Express Lincoln South hotel is pet friendly.

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Southpointe Pavillions
Distance From Hotel:0.2MI
Attraction:
Wilderness Ridge Golf Course
Distance From Hotel:1.5MI
Attraction:
Lincoln Childrens Zoo
Distance From Hotel:4.7MI
Attraction:
Sheldon Art Museum
Distance From Hotel:5.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:140
  • Car Parking Available
  • Complimentary parking surrounding the hotel.

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2010
  • Total number of rooms:90
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:46
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:39
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:90
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:5
  • Executive floors
  • Executive rooms
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:4

Lincoln Hotel's Ideal Location Offers Best of the Midwest

From unique museums to gorgeous parks, Lincoln, NE has something for everyone, and the Holiday Inn® Lincoln Southwest hotel's prime location enables you to experience it all with ease. Only 12 miles from Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK) and 5.5 miles from the vibrant downtown area, these accommodations are truly ideal.

Unforgettable attractions await the hotel's leisure guests. While in Lincoln, NE, you can browse eclectic
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Lincoln Hotel's Ideal Location Offers Best of the Midwest

From unique museums to gorgeous parks, Lincoln, NE has something for everyone, and the Holiday Inn® Lincoln Southwest hotel's prime location enables you to experience it all with ease. Only 12 miles from Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK) and 5.5 miles from the vibrant downtown area, these accommodations are truly ideal.

Unforgettable attractions await the hotel's leisure guests. While in Lincoln, NE, you can browse eclectic galleries and shops housed in restored warehouses in the Historic Haymarket District. Then, because the hotel is near the University of Nebraska, you can cheer on the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium. If you're more in the mood for a shopping spree, Southpointe Pavilions Mall is within walking distance.

Corporate guests also enjoy a satisfying stay in Lincoln while easily keeping in touch with the office using free wired and Wi-Fi access and the 24-hour Business Center. Additionally, the hotel is near the University of Nebraska and major corporations like Pioneer Hi-Bred International, the Nebraska Department of Roads and State Farm Insurance, making business travel a breeze.

After a busy day, you can unwind in the heated, indoor pool and whirlpool or work out in the extensive 24-hour Fitness Center before indulging in mouthwatering American cuisine at Aura, our fantastic restaurant. Book your room today, and you can start looking forward to an incredible visit.

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The only full-service hotel on the south side of town, this gorgeous and modern hotel's location in Lincoln, NE puts guests within minutes of wonderful stores, prominent business parks and much more.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice clean hotel with great amenities and a very friendly staff My stays at the Candlewood Suites have always been great. I love the way your needs are anticipated and then met from the movies and books to borrow, the stock in the the grocery store. No problem ever with check in or check out. It was great. I fully recommend it to those looking for a great hotel with an affordable price. July 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Ideal kitchen I recently led a trip with my church youth group. My students enjoyed the accessibility to cook and dine in the comfort of their rooms. July 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Comfortable overnight stay We stopped here because it was a good value for our reward points. Having never stayed at a Candlewood Suites before, we were surprised at how nice our room was. We found the staff to be especially helpful in telling us about some local restaurants that offered a discount for meals. We would definitely stop here again. July 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great location and personable staff This is the best staffed Candlewood Suites I have experienced. I usually stay months at a time at various Candlewood's and enjoyed my stay in Lincoln mainly because of the friendly staff. July 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A Great PLACE to Recover from Surgery I needed a convenient and compact place to recover after a knee surgery. My recovery went well due to the convenience of this property to my Dr. and hospital. July 2, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don't Stay Here If you like clouds of cigarette smoke and stained carpets, this is the place for you. Why in the world do these cheap motels allow smoking indoors????? June 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good stay Located in southeast Lincoln, right next to a bike trail that I used for my morning run. Rooms were clean and quiet. Staff was friendly. June 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comfortable and convenient location The recliner in the room was a definite plus, that would encourage me to return. All amenities for a comfortable stay away from home are provided. The only negative feature was a strong odor of cigarette smoke in the hallway by the elevator. June 25, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by CLEAN AND FRIENDLY NEEDED A PLACE WITH A FRIDGE. VERY CLEAN ROOM AND EMPLOYEES WERE VERY COURTEOUS. THE LOCATION WAS ALSO GOOD FOR US. June 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good value It was a good value,. Motel was easy to find. Staff was excellent. Prefer places with breakfast for a quick start in the mornings but this was okay. June 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Clean and Affordable The hotel is clean and affordable. I stay in so many hotels that cleanliness and affordability is the only things that matter to me. June 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice suite The suite was clean and roomy. We enjoyed our stay and we were impressed with the nice kitchen! It had a full size fridge and freezer. Don't be afraid to bring food. The only annoyance was the placement of a chair with castors because you could not move it easily over the flooring. They have both laminate and carpet in the suite and the chairs could not be rearranged because of lack of space. They had a recliner on the other side of the desk/table so we could not move the chair but it kept getting stuck on the flooring. Oh well. Very nice room. June 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Chose the right place to enjoy my vacation. I was happy with this room and hotel. I would definately stay again and when I travel I will look for this hotel. June 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great staff! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I had multiple room reservations for my staff that was in town for work. Many hotels have difficulty keeping the reservations in order and confuse who should get checked in to which room. The hotel was very easy to work with and did everything I asked of them. I would definitely stay here again. April 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Staff Room was clean and comfortable. The one thing that was outstanding was the friendliness of the staff. Not one seemed to be just doing a job, they went above and beyond to anticipate my needs and explaining how to navigate Lincoln. Highly recommend. April 17, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Average place to stay. Disappointed that ice maker took about 6 hours to make enough ice to use and there are no ice machines. Not enough utensils, dishes or glasses (only 2 each). We were there 3 nights so we had to keep doing dishes. Clock radio didn't work. Bed was very comfortable and room was clean. March 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by January Stay Always enjoy staying here due to friendly staff, running routes nearby, Fitness place across the street, and many places to eat nearby. February 3, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not a very good experienve. Not a king bed. Room was built for a king, but a queen was used, and only one end table. In the 'Cupboard' there was no orange juice for 2 days. How can you not have orange juice? The main hall way remodeling was not cleaned up, and sheet rock scraps left all over the place, as well as sheet rock dust. December 31, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Beware of 'Upgrade' We recently stayed two nights at hotel we were suppose to have 2 beds and a pull out sleeper for our family including children. We were 'upgraded' to a room with one bed and a sleeper that tilted downward into couch. Although the one bed was comfortable be cautious of upgrades my children fought and were uncomfortable. No other options existed since there was a football game in town. We were visiting sick family not a holiday so would have been nice to have what we reserved. December 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good experience-would stay again We had a great experience at the Candlewood Suites. The room was spacious and full of amenities. It was Thanksgiving weekend and the staff was so friendly and helpful from getting us a rollaway to providing extra towels. I especially like the free laundry facilities and the honor system 24 hour store. The location was very convenient for us as well. December 2, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Like the kitchette The time i stayed before the room was a little nicer but still nice . Our blow dryer didnt work but a woman from housekeeping brought up a brand new one still in the box . Very nice woman friendly and helpful. Didnt care for the pillows , also asked for a top floor room but they may have been booked already . Overall decent stay the staff was friendly which is most important to me. November 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by gv46 we were in town to visit my dad in the hospital. unfortunately, he left us several days later. your hotel and staff made it much easier to get through this sad time. November 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Customer Service I loved everything about this hotel. Gabrielle, Mitch, Mark and Larry made me feel like home, they made everything possible to make me comfortable and happy. You have a great staff. November 11, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Loved it It was nice coming to a nice clean room after back from visiting my family! October 18, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by GREAT CENTRAL LINCOLN LOCATION POSITIVE: FRONT DESK & HOUSEKEEPING STAFF -- very pleasant, cordial, friendly, helpful INTERNET -- very good; best it's ever been in the years we've been staying here NEGATIVE: FURNITURE / CARPETING -- some worn, stained, dingy; nothing changed in several years that we've been staying here. An update would be refreshing / cleaner. LAUNDRY ROOMS -- the second and third floors used to have two laundry rooms, one at each end. This was a great feature for extended stays of a week or more. However, this amenity is NO LONGER AVAILABLE. Major disappointment. SMOKING ESTABLISHMENT -- unfortunate that this hotel still allows SMOKING. Although only the fourth floor is reserved for SMOKING guests, the smoke odor tends to linger in the elevator. Also, smokers tend to congregate at the entrance and likewise use the back patio. So, if you open your windows for fresh air (and to cut back on air conditioning!), you may have smoke wafting into your room. (Not pleasant!) Most hotels are now smoke-free. October 15, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Anyone home? In short when we arrived at the hotel at 2:00 am there was NO one, I repeat NO one at the hotel front desk. We called the "0" number over and over after we had drove over 6 hours with a 4 month old. There was never an answer and no one ever came to the desk. Finally through the small opening at the desk I was able to crawl up there and reach our reservation paperwork and keys. We took them and went to our room. Thought things would get better from there but they didn't at all. The room smelled stale and unclean. The beds looked like someone had just been sleeping in them and the phone and the remote were discusting! We both slept with our clothes on, luckily we brought a pack and play for the baby so he was in a clean place. The next morning my sister went to the front desk and we do have to say that the manger was nice and very apologetic. Our room was comped which was appropriate for the situation. October 14, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Great people, poor quality hotel Great friendly staff. Window screen coming loose allowing bugs in if window pane open. Shower drains very slowly, and the pillows were degraded and not comfortable. Carpet in hallways stained on several floors. Not an acceptable stay. Poor value for money spent. We had reservations for more nights but will cancel those and go elsewhere. Old property in need of refurbishment. August 20, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lincoln Candlewood is Great! We have stayed at this facility a number of times and it has always been clean, quiet and very comfortable. July 12, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good facility but.... I needed to be in Lincoln to attend class and complete research for my doctoral studies at UNL. While Candlewood was 3x the cost of housing on campus, I thought it was worth it to have a kitchen and more comfortable sleeping arrangements. The facility was fine - the room seemed clean. However, I was rarely there because the internet service was terrible. It was dificult to get connected to the internet in the evenings/nights, and the service went out intermittently. I was pretty frustrated. Thus, for me, it was a poor choice because I needed to be on campus or at a local Starbucks to do research. The internet at Candlewood does not seem capable of handling large usage - which is odd since advertising seems to cater to the business professional. The staff at the front desk were ok. After a week, I did have to ask if someone was going to clean my room. I guess I was unclear why I needed to ask but I think this is a very self-service hotel. My refrigerator broke - and was not fixed by the time I left. Since it was just made this really loud noise sporadically, and since I wasn't there very much - I finally stopped asking at the front desk and just let it go. Like I said - it's an okay place. However, if you need internet to do work, you might be disappointed. Also, don't expect much from the staff. They are very nice - it's just a very self-service hotel. The staff won't have very satisfying answers...just accept that, and move on. June 10, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Clogged tub drain and dirty room We travel a lot for work and always stay a priority club hotels, usually Candlewood or Staybridge. We checked in about 10pm. The room definitely wasn't the cleanest. The floors were dirty and the bathrooms had clumps of lint/dust all over it. We didn't really care though because we were so tired from driving all day and just wanted to take a shower. Unfortunately the drain in the shower was clogged and so the tub filled up with dirty water from us and I'm sure whatever was clogging the drain. This was pretty gross so we went to the front desk to get some draino or something to unclog the tub. They said they weren't allowed to give guests this kind of stuff and that a maintenance man would take care of it the next day. We went by the front desk again in the morning and asked them if the maintenance guy could take care of the drain while we went out for breakfast. When we got back 2 hours later the drain was unclogged but the bath tub was disgusting. It had dirt/grease residue all over the tub. I was a little surprised that they didn't notice how gross the tub was after clearing the drain and thought maybe they would've tried to clean it. I'm sure if I had gone to the front desk again to ask them to clean the tub they would have gotten to it eventually, but we really needed to shower so I ended up cleaning the tub with their towels and shampoo. So long story short, we were disappointed with the cleanliness of the hotel and the front desk ladies weren't the nicest, so we probably won't stay at this hotel again unless we absolutely have to. June 2, 2013
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