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Waldorf Astoria Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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Christopher Nassetta
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  • There isn't a good work life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • It's the hotel industry so long hours are a must to ensure that the daily work load is completed (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Valet/Bellman"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Valet in Park City, UT
    Former Employee - Valet in Park City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, great money, awesome working atmosphere and super friendly valet team

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Maybe offer the Valet's more avenues to advance in management


  2. "wages"

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    Current Employee - Cook in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Cook in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waldorf Astoria full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good wages and team benefits

    Cons

    should promote from within more often


  3. "Spa Front Desk Agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria part-time

    Pros

    Amazing people, fun environment, great benefits

    Cons

    Not so flexible schedule
    High intensity


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  5. "Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great team spirit. People are proud to work at such an Icon.

    Cons

    Extremely demanding. Hard to balance work and family life.


  6. "wonderful company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria full-time

    Pros

    They covered full benefit and provided great experience.

    Cons

    I do not have any negative opinion.

    Advice to Management

    Please re-open ASAP.


  7. "Room attendant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Room Attendant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Room Attendant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waldorf Astoria full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is a friendly environment

    Cons

    Lack of work during winter


  8. "Overall good company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - National Sales Manager in Wailea, HI
    Former Employee - National Sales Manager in Wailea, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the better paying companies in the hospitality industry. The offer extra perks like free laundry service. It's a very well kept property focused on great customer service.

    Cons

    Be prepared to work extra hours volunteering during the peak times of year which is almost year round. During Christmas he prepared to work shifts around the lobby and pool as an extra point of service.
    No 401k plan!!!

    Advice to Management

    Focus in offering a 401k program to your employees!


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Cook in Berlin (Germany)
    Former Employee - Cook in Berlin (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexability,respect, benefits,great enviroment great colleauges

    Cons

    lack of staff for such a standard

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  10. "Door person"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Doorman in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Doorman in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waldorf Astoria full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great staff , management. You were treated like family....great place to work

    Cons

    Always busy . high volume hotel

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  11. "Simply Awesome!"

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    Current Employee - Concierge in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Concierge in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waldorf Astoria (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic work environment and endless opportunities to showcase your talent.

    Cons

    Nothing negative yet. Employee compensation packages could be worked on a bit.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and thank you!


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