Starwood Hotels & Resorts Reviews

Updated Jun 29, 2020

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO Adam Aron
Adam Aron
393 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance, challenging to grow with transition(in 63 reviews)

  • "Long hours that is not compensated a lot of times(in 55 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Work Environment and Culture!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people! Loved being there because of them and especially my manager who saw, knew, and felt I would be great in my position.

    Cons

    Sold to Marriott and the acquisition eliminated my position.

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  2. "Great culture"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director 
    Recommends

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company culture, opportunities for advancement, and the hotel discount is priceless!

    Cons

    As always, compensation could be a bit more competitive

  3. "low salary"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Revenue Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    free meals, free coffee, nice office, aircon

    Cons

    very low salary, no remote policies

  4. "oh the good old days"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Corporate Manager in Waltham, MA

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    corp perks 1/2 day fridays in summer

    Cons

    typical office politics -but can be avoided

  5. "Very good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Chef in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Team, benefits, pay, training, properties

    Cons

    hard to promote from within the current team.

  6. "Supportive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Part Time Job Option. Management is supportive.

    Cons

    Can sometimes become too regimented with limited flexibility due to call center environment

  7. "Great people, great brands, great perks"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    World class brands, working with smart people on all sorts of cool projects

    Cons

    Unfortunately Starwood was bought by Marriott.

  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Task Force Director of Revenue Management 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Strong emphasis on career growth and development

    Cons

    Helps if you are flexible with relocation

  9. "Enjoyed my time there!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Support from upper level staff, room to grow

    Cons

    Long hours as with most front desk positions

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  10. "Tax Department review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong, motivating leadership Manageable workload Interesting and diverse work Outstanding employee discounts on hotels

    Cons

    Office space way too open which was conducive to distractions Very sad that the company was bought out by Marriott

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