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Marriott Reviews

Updated 27 February, 2015
Updated 27 February, 2015
1,580 Reviews
3.7
1,580 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good people, work-life balance, get to meet a lot of interesting characters (in 39 reviews)

  • Great benefits such as steeply discounted hotel rooms when traveling (in 80 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance went away with the re-organization of the sales department (in 50 reviews)

  • No work life balance, very long hours that inmediate supervisors don't appreciate (in 79 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    am not yet a staff but am looking forward to be in the future

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    its the best organization i know

    Cons

    not really because i haven't known its negative side

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would like you to reach more of staff who are not able to afford flight

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Springhill Suites, vaughan ontario

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Vaughan, ON
    Current Employee - Housekeeper in Vaughan, ON

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    Easy to get in, mostly nice people

    Cons

    Low salary, workload is un-realistic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pretty good of a place to work in. Just too bad the pay wasn't very high, so can't offset my drive to work everyday. Even though the work load is way too much, they do give an opportunity for anybody to do their best at this place. Definitely would recommend this place for people to break into the field, and for people that live close by.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Okay to work for.

    Former Employee - Night Auditor, Front Desk Agent, Manager On Duty
    Former Employee - Night Auditor, Front Desk Agent, Manager On Duty

    I worked at Marriott

    Pros

    Good Company to as a part time employee

    Cons

    A lot of nepotism, in every department

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to employee's they sometimes have good ideas

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Courtyard Marriott

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bartender in Vaughan, ON
    Current Employee - Bartender in Vaughan, ON

    I have been working at Marriott part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent management. Works with the team, rather than solely delegating. Great pay for the position. Great customers.

    Cons

    No career progression or opportunity. A good place for students to work while schooling.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being too nice to employees that are clearly taking it for granted.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    can be improved

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    the people working for Porter
    pay is higher than standard

    Cons

    Management do not care about the safety of employees ( no proper attire provided in the winter )

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees suggestion

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Great company to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marriott

    Pros

    Employees, Friendly Environment, friendly guest's

    Cons

    Salary is not motivating to stay too long.

  8.  

    Feels like family

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Marriott part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, competitive discounts, managers are empowering, great communication between managers and staff, high care and attention for guests

    Cons

    Little communication from brand manager/franchise manager

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Fun, great for outgoing personalities. Good internship experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Marriott full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy-going guests and colleagues, and occasional free food and company events.

    Cons

    Theft within the employees, staff can be untrustworthy (housekeeping, maintenance or young front desk). They blatantly take your lunch items or steal from wallet if not kept securely in lockers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees what they are worth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Marriott needs to pay more attention to franchised hotels

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minett, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minett, ON

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed my department. The recreation team was so much fun sometimes it didn't even feel like work. My manager and supervisor were fantastic.

    Cons

    They make you pay for the staff cafeteria whether or not you have religious beliefs that keep you from eating or allergies. The food they feed you is repulsive and poorly maintained. Maggots in the pop machine is just unacceptable. The core values of the company are great but need to be executed better. Executive leadership seems to think they are an elite group and do not seem to care to much about staff. During the slow season your full time employment get cut to part time which makes it hard to live in Muskoka.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Marriott needs to do an overhaul of the JW Marriott the Rosseau Muskoka. Pay more attention to what your employees have to say about things. Also focus more time on improving the hotel then spending money to expand it. It is a JW after all.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good time, can get boring

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Night Auditor in Minett, ON
    Current Contractor - Night Auditor in Minett, ON

    I have been working at Marriott as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great supportive staff, lovely surroundings to work in

    Cons

    Can get boring as heck if you dont have a car

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase empowerment and wages

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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