Marriott Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
1,354 Reviews
3.7
1,354 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good people, work-life balance, get to meet a lot of interesting characters (in 34 reviews)

  • Great benefits such as steeply discounted hotel rooms when traveling (in 75 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance went away with the re-organization of the sales department (in 46 reviews)

  • No work life balance, very long hours that inmediate supervisors don't appreciate (in 74 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Developer in Gaither, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Developer in Gaither, MD (US)

    I have been working at Marriott as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very challenging work.But the also relaxed environment. Flexible on working from home too.

    Cons

    Its a big company, so there are a lot of processes to do small things and the processes are constantly changing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great management team!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Top Notch Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Night Auditor, Front Desk Agent, Manager On Duty in Prescott, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Night Auditor, Front Desk Agent, Manager On Duty in Prescott, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Management really tries to work with my schedule. They are strict but will praise your work regularly. They
    always have fun events for staff and encourage a positive atmosphere.

    Cons

    The pay is the worst I've ever made. But I was still learning my position so I feel certain they will give me a
    raise in the near future.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good employees will leave the company over salaries. Although no one is suppose to discuss what thay make
    here, unfortunely they do talk about it. I'm aware of people just hired making more for a job not as qualified. Leads
    me to believe they will cheat you out of a fair salary if they can get away with it. Not a good feeling and makes me
    less loyal. Big mistake by the General Manager.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bartender in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Bartender in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, hotel discounts, ability to transfer to any Marriott, promotions from within

    Cons

    Long hours, unbalanced home/work life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a more balanced home/work life for employees so they don't get burnt out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    love it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great staff, everyone is so friendly and helpful. I was eager to learn and everyone was willing and eager to teach. Able to work in different areas and learn new tasks. I always feel very empowered to help our guests, no matter the task or the issue at hand. Management is very helpful. HR is amazing.

    Cons

    scheduling conflicts, lots of nights and weekends. I am single mom and working the nights and weekends is difficult, and there is not a lot of wiggle room when it comes to schedule changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Job.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Building Engineer in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Building Engineer in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay for working extremely hard.

    Cons

    No room for advancement .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More advancement opportunities for workers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Best company to work for in the industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marriott as an intern

    Pros

    - High morale
    - Genuine managers and directors

    Cons

    - No overtime allowed
    - Somewhat demanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    good company to grow your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good pay, good training opportunities and great health care benefits. Culture is very strong and you have a close relationship with management

    Cons

    challenging hours. sometimes you can get stuck in your career for just getting lateral promotions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company in the difficult industry of hospitality

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative (Front Desk) in Portland, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative (Front Desk) in Portland, OR (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Marriott International is a great employer- keep in mind that only about 60% of Marriott Hotels are operated by Marriott International, the others are managed independently by hospitality groups- that may have varied employee benefits (except of course everyone gets the room discounts). The moto for Marriott was always putting the employees first- because they will in turn take care of the guests. Examples of this are in the form of competitive pay, employee parties, incentives for performance, etc.

    Cons

    Can have inconsistent management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    amazing place to work great benifits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front Desk
    Current Employee - Front Desk

    I have been working at Marriott full-time

    Pros

    great people great place to work

    Cons

    low start pay but lots to make up for that

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Duty Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Duty Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Duty Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Marriott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -amazing benefits
    -room to grow
    -really cares about employees

    Cons

    worked for franchise so tight on labour

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue following Marriott's spirit to serve and you will stay a leader :)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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