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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Reviews

Updated April 16, 2018
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Pros
  • caring senior management, good work / life balance, excellent benefits and salary (in 58 reviews)

  • Great benefits and great company (in 85 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay, opportunity for advancement, very social environment

    Cons

    Communication through departments can sometimes have room forimprovement


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    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit and company environment

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

  3. "China Hotel"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for career advancement.

    Cons

    Recent M&A with Marriott was complicated


  4. "Group Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Group Rooms Coordinator
    Current Employee - Group Rooms Coordinator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good revenue experience and ability to develop skills

    Cons

    Minimum opportunity to grow or direction as what the next step could be.


  5. "Best place to work"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very people oriented.great work life balance. Employee discounts

    Cons

    Expensive benefits, outdated technology, acquired by Marriott

    Advice to Management

    Wish the acquisition didn't happen


  6. "Revenue Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovative, flexible, and great leadership.

    Cons

    Pay was not as competitive in market as other companies.


  7. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Focus on charity and volunteer opportunities

    Cons

    Acquired by Marriott Hotels and Resorts

  8. "Assistant General Manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hospitality is an exciting field and can be rewarding

    Cons

    hours do vary and are often long days


  9. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    caring senior management, good work / life balance, excellent benefits and salary

    Cons

    bought by Marriott Hotels & Resorts

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, 401k, discounted rates for hotel rooms, cafeteria food, and parking.

    Cons

    under-staffed management at the SLS Hotel.

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps pay your floor managers more so they are incentivized to stay. All of the competing hotel in the Beverly Hills area have a higher starting salary.


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