All-Suite Hotel's Located in Sumter SC Near Shaw AFB Welcome to the Candlewood Suites® Hotel Sumter SC. This hotel's spacious apartment-style suites are situated along US-378/76 20 minutes from I-95 and slightly less than an hour from Columbia. Well-suited for work or play these accommodations promise a comfortable home away from home. Corporate travelers and military affiliates seeking extended stay hotels in Sumter near Shaw AFB opt for this one located just 5 minutes away. Business guests also appreciate the easy commute to nearby companies including International Paper Eaton Corporation Caterpillar Lockheed Martin and Pilgrim's Pride. With on-site resources like free Wi-Fi access it's also easy to stay connected to the office back home. The Sumter area boasts many family-friendly attractions. Guests can venture to Poinsett State Park for an afternoon of hiking or the historic Sumter Opera House for a classic movie. The Palmetto Tennis Center and Swan Lake Iris Gardens are also near the hotel's location. While in Sumter SC this hotel's guests enjoy optimal flexibility thanks to 24-hour resources like free laundry facilities a Fitness Center and the Candlewood Cupboard snack shop. Guests can relax in the indoor pool at the day's end or enjoy a quiet night in with a DVD from the free lending library. The Gazebo grill area provides a social outlet too and we welcome pets!