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, 30 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 15 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! Consider Us Home on your next visit to Sumter.