Marriott Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
1,311 Reviews
3.7
1,311 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Marriott really focuses on a good work-life balance (in 33 reviews)

  • Great benefits such as steeply discounted hotel rooms when traveling (in 75 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance went away with the re-organization of the sales department (in 46 reviews)

  • No work life balance, very long hours that inmediate supervisors don't appreciate (in 71 reviews)

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  1.  

    So far, the best Company I've ever worked for..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bartender  in  Burlingame, CA
    Current Employee - Bartender in Burlingame, CA

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

    Pros

    Paid every week, great cash tips on top of my hourly wage, friendly and helpful management team, lots of potential for career advancement

    Cons

    long hours do clash with my personal life, but this isnt that big of a deal for me

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be open to taking advice on how to improve your business from your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    My Career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Hotel General Manager  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Hotel General Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Marriott full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Worked with and for so many great people over the years, crated life long friends! I love the company values, while the company has gotten so large, those values can still be felt!

    Cons

    Hours and being paid accordingly is not the greatest compared to other industries.

    Recommends
  3.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bistro Attendant  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Bistro Attendant in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great benifits , great staff and supportive management

    Cons

    Really early mornings, hard to balance if you have a life outside of marriott unless your a morning person

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great

    • 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

    Pros

    great experience as time goes on

    Cons

    meeting new people, getting used to the system

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Marriott

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    Great work like balance at Marriott Headquaters

    Cons

    VP's and above has decision power.

  7.  

    Amazing and I am grateful to have had the experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Barista, Bartender and Waitress  in  Ogden, UT
    Former Employee - Barista, Bartender and Waitress in Ogden, UT

    I worked at Marriott full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Sage ran the operations of the hotel that I worked for, and they were truly amazing. I loved working for the Marriott and was sad when it was time to move on. They world with my hours as a University student and were always supportive of my hopes and dreams. They even allowed me to take off 3 months to intern in Africa.

    Cons

    I really had no problems while working here. Of course they made some awful hiring choices at times, but they soon realized their mistakes and dismissed the newest member of staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, you are wonderful!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Marriott Touch

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Restaurant Manager  in  San Juan, PR
    Former Employee - Restaurant Manager in San Juan, PR

    I worked at Marriott full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the Best Companies to work for. Hands down the best experience in Hospitality Business.

    Cons

    Relocation process is very frustrating especially when you want to relocate from a non union to a union property.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Integrity and excellent work ethics

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - FR&A  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - FR&A in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Marriott full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Integrity and excellent work ethics

    Cons

    Compensation under average: the company spends lots of resources to research a Market Reference Point (MRP) for a fair compensation guideline, but rarely, long-term employees gets paid at the MRP.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great corporation to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Rooms Care Supervisor  in  Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Rooms Care Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX

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

    Pros

    Marriott really cares for there employees. There's a phenomenal career advancement program, great associate discount rate, health, life insurance, just an overall nice place to work.

    Cons

    Hard work/life balance. With hotels being open and operated 24/7/365 you could get a phone call at 3:00 AM asking you to come in. Guest word is law. If a guest says you did something negative, even though you didn't, chances are you'll be disciplined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Marriott is great

    • 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

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    no cons that I can think of

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