Debuting in December, the new Super 8 by Wyndham Super 8 Scents of the Open Road: A Super Collection of Candles is a multi-sensory holiday gift for travelers and people who appreciate pleasing scents. Selling out within days, the candle gift has been restocked just in time for Christmas and to kick off the new year.

For nearly 50 years, Super 8 has been an iconic roadside motel with over 1,200 locations.  “When you travel you get a real sense of a place by taking in the smells around you,” said Mike Mueller, president, brand operations, Super 8 by Wyndham. “We started to think about how to approach this candle collection, we tapped into our roots to create scents based on what we believe our guests truly love and long for.”

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The collection arrives in a  bespoke black box with the signature Super 8 logo. It reflects the Super 8 redesigned guest rooms featuring stylish bedding, sleek finishing’s, and modern amenities.

This Collection of Candles features 8 unique hand-poured in the US candles made with a soy wax blend that burns clean, bright and consistently. The fragrances used are highly concentrated and phthalate free. Open each lid to breathe in aromas that conjures up memories of the open road and welcoming stays at a Super 8 hotel. Scent seekers can experience the savory smell of beef jerky, the sweet aroma of waffles, and the intoxicating fragrance of a Cup of Joe.


  • Snack Time – Smokey, savory beef jerky, the perfect road trip snack.
  • Pit Stop – Glorious gasoline, the fuel that keeps the journey going.
  • Roam Free – A windows down, spirit of the open road kind-of feeling.
  • Brain Freeze – Thirst-quenching cherry slushie, a truly sweet cup-holder treat.
  • Lite Bite – Because every great morning starts a little something to get you started.
  • Morning Jolt – Fresh ground coffee, for those get-up-and-go kind of days.
  • Tucked In – Crisp, clean linen, essential for a super night’s sleep.
  • Fresh Feels – Fresh and reinvigorating, like a hot shower after a long day’s drive. The box collection includes eight unexpected scents designed to provide an experience that evokes the feelings of traveling the open road.

The entire collection is $19.74, a nod to the opening of the brand’s first hotel in 1974. When you visit Super 8 by Wyndham click on The Road Trip Guide to plan an epic adventure with must-see sights from coast to coast. Experience spectacular outdoor scenery and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

This review is featured in Luxe Beat Magazine on Dec. 29, 2022.

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