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The Dorchester Reviews

Updated May 26, 2019

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3.6
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Christopher Cowdray
9 Ratings
  1. "good job"

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

    I worked at The Dorchester part-time

    Pros

    Minium micro management lots of space

    Cons

    Sold to new owner cut my department. Job was short lived

    Advice to Management

    Bring back over night security

    The Dorchester2017-10-09
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Accounting Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Dorchester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to work across multiple properties. 3 nights free stay at each property within the collection when available.

    Cons

    Too much politics, back biting and very little support for the growth and development of staff.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more and you'll have more people stay in their jobs.

    The Dorchester2016-06-15
  3. "Not worse nor better than competitors"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    fast-paced environment with opportunity for career advancement

    Cons

    no upsell commission irregular shifts fast turnover

    The Dorchester2019-05-26
  4. "hard work"

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    Current Employee - Waitor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at The Dorchester part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    professional work environment to work within can work some interesting events

    Cons

    Very strict to work here and will get sent home if step out of line.

    The Dorchester2019-05-18
  5. "Employees are looked after very well"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Dorchester full-time

    Pros

    Great perks for employees and supportive bosses

    Cons

    Some decision from mgmt are questionable

    The Dorchester2019-04-12
  6. "very good"

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    Current Employee - Receptionist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good company and employee benefits

    Cons

    none may be just that it is still a young company

    The Dorchester2019-02-03
  7. "Front Desk"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at The Dorchester full-time

      Pros

      Employee benefits within hotels around the world

      Cons

      Long hours and not constant rest

      The Dorchester2019-01-12
    • "Busy role moving between kitchen and pantry for restaurant"

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

      I worked at The Dorchester full-time

      Pros

      Nice team environment and most hours paid back.

      Cons

      Very stressful jobs, need strong attention to detail to respect the 5-star hotel standard all the time. Be ready to run all day especially during tea time service.

      The Dorchester2018-10-10
    • "Operational role"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at The Dorchester full-time

      Pros

      Many roles to transfer to

      Cons

      Low pay and long hours

      The Dorchester2018-10-12
    • "Work Time"

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      Current Employee - Assistant in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Lovely place to work great people

      Cons

      There are no cons only pros

      The Dorchester2018-08-02
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