Rated 2 out of 5 by gobe24 below my Starwood standards
The hotel lobby and public areas were very nice. The rooms were old, the towels and showers were awful the room was not clean when we got there and there were only two towels in the room. As a longstanding Starwood member this hotel was not up to standards. The general manager was accomodating when issues were brought to his attention.
October 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by tgar13 'Outstanding Hotel
Every time our school district travels to Dallas for the Texas FFA Convention we select your hotel because of the quality of service and professional staff! Your hotel has always been recommended to other school districts and find out it was the correct choice. As long as the convention goes back to Dallas we will always stay at your hotel.
July 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Emel Excellent service
Outstanding service. Nice facility
March 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kbking5738 Getting old and left behind
Room decor and moderness does not match that of the common areas. Towels are worn and of motel, not hotel, quality. Tub was filthy. Rooms are dated and showing wear. Large mirror counter area outside the bathroom but no electrical plugs nearby. Staff was awesome. I would recommend several downtown Dallas Hotels before this one.
November 25, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by pattiwag comfortable stay
Really enjoyed the large room with adequate heat. Bed linens quite nice. Had internet issues early on but that was quickly taken care of. Did not like having to walk thru very populated areas in workout clothes to get to the fitness center. Concierges were very helpful They were busy! Frig (especially) and MW in room would have been nice.
January 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Winnie1 Excersise room
Work out room had all the necessary equipment for a quality and complete workout. All equipment was in great shape.
March 15, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by JAO1 Understaffed
I stayed in the hotel from 08/02 to 08/04. The hotel was busy with various conventions and as a result the service was very poor. The air conditioning in my room was broken and it took 3 engineers on 3 separate occasions to fix the problem. However, when you would call for guest services it would take sometimes 10 minutes for anyone to answer the phone. Same situation at valet. No one would answer the phone. I'd get so frustrated I would just hang up. Additionally, once they would answer, they would promise to send an engineer right away and that would take another 45 minutes. Very poor service. The check-in line is always 10 people deep and two people are working at the counter. Valet is always swamped and so slow. I'd have to get out of my car and hand people keys before my car would be taken. Also, don't bother using your suite night upgrades as I was upgraded to an executive suite that was not particularly impressive and had absolutely no view.
August 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 Gorgeous Hotel
From the moment I walked into this hotel I was impressed. The hotel was beautiful and from the time I strolled up to the door the staff was helpful and friendly. I was politely greeted by at least three different staff members before getting to the check-in desk. The woman that checked me in was incredibly helpful, she had trouble finding my reservation at first, but went out of her way to call and find out what had gone wrong. She upgraded my room to a beautiful room on the 33rd floor with a gorgeous view of downtown, especially at night. The location is fantastic, walking distance from tons of eateries and attractions throughout downtown, as well as being close to the DART line.
The staff was jumping to help at any chance, including bringing up extra blankets, in less than five minutes, twice.
The food in the bar downstairs was delicious and even the waiters in there were incredibly accommodating and polite.
I would stay here over and over again!
February 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by VinoGurl Overall Pretty Good
Staff was very good at check in. Hotel was very organized with handling the Ambit Convention attendees. Servers in the Draft were great, especially Jose, Justin and Matthew. The only down side was the service in the restaurant. For breakfast the order was wrong and for dinner it took an hour for food to be served and it was not busy.
September 17, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by DJCentorbi Black Tie Dinner 2013
My room was dirty. Bed linens smelled of mildew.
A Silver Sponsor and advisor to the Dallas BTD Board, the service and food was more than below average. The service was one of the worst experiences in my years of hospitality; details too extensive to define in this survey.
Director, Global Accounts
November 4, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by FootballJunkie Nice hotel but.....
Parking is $21 per night! I booked a two night stay there. It would have been nice to know beforehand that the parking was going to be $42 per vehicle above the quoted price! They sent me an email to get me ready for my stay, but no mention of a parking fee. In fact, there is not even a sign as you enter the parking garage!!!!!
October 31, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by GWright Need food and snack options
Everything was fine, but for the type meetings we had at your venue it would have been more advantages to have food options during the evening hours or at least snack options. We checked even for vending machines and only found drinks. A store or an after hour food service at a "reasonable" fee would have been used if made available.
July 2, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by runnerbob Don't use if your doing a running event.
We did the Dallas half marathon and booked in as runners. They put us next to a room being used for a party. At one time there had to be twenty people in the hallway drinking with loud music. The desk was called at ten and eleven. Th desk advised security but the music continued till after midnight. We had to get up at five to race.
March 25, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Purdue92 Comfortable, uneventful stay w/ GREEN credits
Sheraton has "hit the ball out of the park," w.r.t. their Dallas-Olive St. property. Stayed 5 nights w a convention and really appreciated their GREEN program, recognizing that one doesn't need housekeeping every day.
Sheraton has decided to recognize their guests desires to forego housekeeping with a $5 daily-voucher. Excellent!
April 29, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Nenny28 Needs a major upgrade
I had to switch rooms twice!!! First room had a horrible odor and a leaking ceiling. Second room the air conditioning was not working and the nightstand were filthy from the last persons stay. Rooms need a major upgrade. Not enough staff at the front desk as there was a large group checking in and only 3 people at the front desk.
July 28, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mia70 very comfortable suite/wonderful staff
Usually don't stay downtown, but did we were in Dallas for a wedding. The executive suite was perfect for our family. Very spacious and comfortable. The staff acknowledged us by name throughout our stay. We will absolutely stay here next time we are in Dallas! A full service spa would really be a plus--please consider adding one.
October 25, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by reelsleepy noise
noisey and uncomfortable. can't sleep here
March 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by cwdc Unsatisfactory
While booking, I noted that inetrnet was included but it liklely was not.
Called staff for direction to fitness center, they moved me around for 25 min when i dropped an idea.
Hotel's address is Olive st; however, it shows North Olive st on my itinarary, which I could not find on GPS. I wasted 30 min extra to locate the hotel.
March 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jademah67 Overall very nice
This hotel is great. In the heart of downtown Dallas with easy access with everywhere I need to go. The gym facilities are amazing! It is a full gym with everything you could need to sweat the stress away at the end of the day. The staff is also very friendly and accommodating. The only things that I am not crazy about is that the parking is either across the street and it takes forever to walk from there to your room every day or it is underground in a lot which is closer but very scary feeling for women traveling alone... And they charge $21 a day for it. My only other suggestion is that they do something about the doors to the rooms that SLAM shut behind people every morning as they are leaving. Not every morning is a crazy early one for me and I would like to enjoy my extra hour without constantly being jolted awake by other people leaving early. I would definitely keep staying here and would certainly recommend it to others... If u r not a light sleeper :)
February 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by jtaoakton Everything needs improvement
During this stay, my key card malfunctioned twice. On the first occasion it took the hotel 45 minutes to correct and deliver new key. IN meantime, missed a meeting. Twice the pool / gym area was without towels. They failed to respond in over an hour on 7/31. My hallway had walls with peeling wallpaper, stained areas, and carpet was unravelling and in very poor condition. The meeting rooms for my conference were FRIGID and terribly uncomfortable but my room was able to maintain a constant temperature and was continuously humid and uncomfortably warm. The room staff did a fine job however. Pool area does not have adequate seating and the pool area is not well maintained. Trash was constantly visible and not collected and soiled pool towels were not picked up and clean towels were not restored. The gym area itself was small and did not provide amenities such as TV for news, cable, etc for the ellipticals and running machine. Several ellipticals were not operational.
August 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bob345 Difficult to navigate
The rooms are small and walls are thin. Noise from adjacent rooms was very distracting late at night or early in the morning. Hotel is split into 3 towers. Elevators are slow when trying to get to meetings in other towers you have to wait on the elevator twice. Once to go down and then again to go up in a different tower.
February 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Gene3177 Cleanliness was an issue
My room had clearly not been cleaned well by the peanuts on the floor, sticky residue on the night stand, and the pepper packet in the shower.
March 6, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Twyla99 Too many things went wrong.
Air conditioner in room did not work. It was 100 outside and felt the same in the room. This is the second summer I have experienced this at this hotel. The attempt to "fix" the issue failed.
Key cards did not open parking gates or exercise room.
Exercise equipment did not work properly.
Restaurant prices are outrageous.
July 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kaylam31 We loved our stay!
This hotel met and exceeded my expectations of a Starwood Preferred hotel. The last experience I had was not a great one, but the Sheraton Dallas 100% compensated for that. The room was clean and very comfortable and the staff took care of our needs quickly and efficiently. Will absolutely be staying at this hotel again!
October 4, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by John857 Nice Rooms / Bad Food
There was a large group at this hotel that I was a part of and I didn't find one person who thought the food was good. Chilli may be the worst ever unless you have the chilli cheese fries as well. Our server told us not to even order the burgers on the menu because the Chicken is better. The rooms were very nice however.
January 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Circus5919 Great stay!
The overall rating for this hotel is a four out of five. The reason for the rating is due to the outside noise coming into the room making it difficult to sleep. Other than the noise, this hotel is well kept and provided outstanding customer service. I plan to return to this hotel in the near future for a mini vacation.
July 12, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by MichaelS2345 Limited Hot Water
My room on the 20th floor of the south tower was in the middle of the hallway of rooms. Yet I would have to wait about 5-10 minutes for hot water to make it to the room when turning on the shower at 6:30 AM. In addition, housekeeping did not have attention to detail. I recommend you stay someplace else.
December 7, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lily08 Stay
The conference I attended decided to go green and I had no problem with that. I did have a problem with the fact that my pillows smelled of sweat. Most of the staff was very helpful, but the kady who checked me out seemed bothered that I aked her for a receipt that my disctrict required. Either than that, all was good.
July 13, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by ColtWich WW LEAP - 2013
Bad News. My first room, 1671, was too close to the elevator's mechanical equipment. Very noisy and the air pressure in the room changed with each elevator movement.
Good News. Helen, at the front desk, was very accommadating regarding my request for a new room. She moved me to a much quieter, corner room.
January 18, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by rpaal1 Don't Visit At Busy Times
I had a reservation for a Junior Suite. Upon check-in, I was downgraded to a standard room and my nightly rate was increased, both without telling me. I had to learn from a travel companion that my room was substantially smaller than theirs. I presented the issue to the front desk staff, who moved me to the correct room type from my reservation. Upon arriving in the correct room type, the bathtub was full of brown dirt. I took pictures of the bathtub and presented them to the manager on-duty who told me that they were overbooked and could not move me to another room but offered to have someone go and clean the tub. No one over cleaned the tub - I had to shower in a tub that was nothing short of disgusting.
While I realize that busy times at a hotel place a hardship on the staff and property to make everything run smoothly, the fact that there were so many different (and avoidable) issues would make me think twice before booking at this property again (and I definitely would never book this property at a busy time).
January 20, 2014