Ritz-Carlton Reviews in Half Moon Bay, CA

Updated May 6, 2014
Updated May 6, 2014
285 Reviews

3.8
285 Reviews
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Ritz-Carlton President and COO Hervé Humler
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great people really encompass the values they preach (in 12 reviews)

  • Ladies & Gentlemen serving Ladies & Gentlemen (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance may not be as expected in other companies (in 15 reviews)

  • Long hours and holidays are hard to get off (in 16 reviews)

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  1.  

    Long hours,Great benefits..

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Half Moon Bay, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA

    I worked at Ritz-Carlton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company philosophy/ethics. Everyone works as a team and withholds high standards for quality service for guests.

    Cons

    Opportunity for growth was rare.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Demonstrates passioniate guest services.

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    Current Employee - SPA  in  Half Moon Bay, CA
    Current Employee - SPA in Half Moon Bay, CA

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

    Pros

    Extremely fair to all employees, and very nice incentives. worked at my own pace.

    Cons

    Alot of physical work. Too quiet sometimes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    You can do better

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager  in  Half Moon Bay, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Half Moon Bay, CA

    I have been working at Ritz-Carlton

    Pros

    Meet plenty of great people
    Great place to network and meet industry leaders
    Takes good care of hour employees
    Great hotel discounts

    Cons

    Upper management does not walk the talk
    HR goes out of their way to protect lousy employees and does not allow management to effectively manage
    Called the plantation
    Managers are expected to work 80+ hours a week and are not allowed to have a personal life
    Ownership will not allow for proper staffing so days are spent constantly running around doing the work of several people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to be a luxury company you have to act like one. Bring back manager bonuses and allow for more managers at each property.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Difficult Times for Ritz

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Half Moon Bay, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Half Moon Bay, CA

    I worked at Ritz-Carlton

    Pros

    Working in the best locations with some of the best staff assembled in prior years.

    Cons

    Ever changing landscape with Marriott constantly making adjustments in Senior Leadership. Ritz-Carlton becoming just another brand in the Marriott family.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good luck in the coming years - this brand will never achieve the notirity and loyalty of the past years.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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