Rated 3 out of 5 by stella3 lacks current information
The concierge needs to keep current on the downtown area surroundings. I was told 2 things I wanted weren't available such as a store(which was just a few minutes walk away from hotel) & a tour. Knowing there WAS indeed a JFK bus tour.could've helped me plan my day better because I ended up missing them since the last one left at 230. I was told there wasn't such a thing when in fact a new tour started a month prior 4x a day.
Other then that the maintenance staff was wonderful, coming right away close to midnight to fix my a.c..
September 10, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by KKK46 Poor sleeping conditions
My room was in the North tower right above the DART. It was very noisey with the train running non stop from 6am to 11pm. then at 4am garbage pick up in street woke me every morning. Also my room was cold and I was unable to regulate the temp.
The food options/restraunts were very limited.
For the size of the hotel, the pool area was very small and unable to every get a place to sit by the pool.
May 10, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by emskay BELOW PAR FOR A SHERATON HOTEL
I recently stayed at this hotel for a convention and while the building and public facilities are aesthetically pleasing , I cannot say the same for the state of the rooms. The air conditioning unit had basically 2 settings :too hot or too cold and extremely noisy.
My room safe had a low battery and could not use it and the bath tub had no stopper. As I checked in late and was too tired I called the next morning and requested that these items be attended to. Upon returning that evening nothing had been done. When calling guest relations I was told that they would try and locate a stopper for the bath however they were not sure if they had a spare. Eventually after requesting to talk with management, they somehow manged to find one and take care of the issues
June 23, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by lprogers1963 Where did all the maid staff go?????
My rooms was not touched by housekeeping the entire five days. By the time I left both trash cans were overflowing, bed was never made, tea and coffee were not refilled. Thank god there was an extra roll of toilet paper stashed in the closet. I felt like I was in the Twilight Zone stuck in the 1970's with all the outdated dark brown décor. Hotel has you captive for dinner and drinks since Dallas downtown offers nothing within reasonable distance. Gift shop really bends you over for a soft drink and crackers to the tune of $11.
April 26, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by preach Enjoyed my stay
Enjoyed the stay. The fire alarm was the only problem. I have sore legs as we tromped down the 22 flight of stairs. Needed to make clearer that it was only a test.
May 31, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by CVP32 Poorly kept
On arrival, the hotel was uncomfortably warm. No recognition for Gold SPG verbally or other. On arrival to 24th floor, greeted by a large pile of dirty sheets and garbage bags by elevator (4pm)...another pile of dirty sheets by my room 2404. All that remained thru checkout next morning. In room, a long hair on the mirror and other moderately offensive housekeeping no - no's. As an owner, I am not happy with the way this property is kept or shows. I will never stay here again or allow our company (PWC) to book anyone to same.
April 17, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Sheli Inconsistent Experience
- My room was spacious but the bathroom was tiny. I was barely able to turn around. The bathmat had red spots on it the first day and there was no bathmat the second day. I called down and one was sent up promptly.
Additionally, my clock did not work (I did not tell anyone because I was just tired of having to call down).
I was there for a large ATT meeting but the room facilities were not great.
I know that the phones did not work and the hotel knew about it but it was annoying since I needed to call to fix/request things.
January 25, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Doug504 This hotel needs improvement
We just spent three nights at the Sheraton and were completely dissatisfied with our stay. The hard wire internet and the wifi connection in our room was not working and the staff was unable to get it reparied. To be fair, the Sheraton did issue us a $40.00 credit but being a business owner it was unaccepatle that during this day in age, they could not resolve this issue. In addtion to the internet/wifi connection not working, the closet doors were broken and some of the paneling in front of the window were coming off.
January 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bimi64 Areas unattended to
Rooms not vaccuumed cleaned , housekeeper not doing proper inspection
June 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by darlington Some lacking amenities
Some amenities such as Microwave and refrigerator were obviously not available in the rooms.
May 31, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by sdans5141 Security response needs to be improved
An intoxicated person started banging on our door at 3:30am demanding to be let into the room. We dialed operator and asked for help.
The person remained outside our door for almost 10 mminutes.
Security never came by.
Slightly later a hotel staff member could be heard outside our door opening the closet across the hall. I had to ask him if he was security. He said he heard there was a problem.
He was not actually there to check on us, it seems.
The staff was certainly helpful and apologetic...the next morning.
February 25, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by h91hh Too loud, need internet, key problems
The music in the lobby is very loud. Why is there music at all in the lobby at 6 am?
When I checked in and went up to my room my key did not work. I had to call down for someone the bring up new keys. (When i was checking in a man came to the reception desk with this problem, too.) On the third day of my stay the keys stopped working again and had to be replaced.
It would be really nice to have wifi or at least internet available in the rooms for free. Next time I will choose my hotel based on that service alone.
March 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PG48 Fantastic Fitness Center
This hotel has more equipment than my local YMCA...treadmills, elipticals, weight machines...
May 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Gingerh Great location, needs some attention
This was a great location for a BIG convention. Staff were very pleasant & helpful!
Rooms are comfortable and nicely equipped.
One exception here would be the telephones are confusing to use (perhaps too high tech) & multiple calls were cut off mysteriously.
The reservation system involved my having 4 separate reservations to book the 8 night stay...this resulted in several frustrating outcomes even though I was in the same room the entire time and they assured me they were all "linked" together. 1-housekeeping didn't come to the room 4 different days & I had to call for towels, trash, etc. 2-My bills posted separately and I didn't have one total on checkout.
While my room did not flood, my travel companions did and had to be moved so we weren't together. My boss had no water in his room the first two days while the system was repaired and several other friends had peeling wall paper with mold, sagging ceilings, and I overheard many similar comments throughout the convention.
I would say attention to maintenance & housekeeping should be monitored more closely. Several toilet seats in public area restrooms were loose, door locks were difficult & a few coat hooks were missing...just in the dozen or so stalls that I used!!!
May 31, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Toby16120 Not worth the money.
The service was great until i got to my room. The air conditioner was not working, the toilet didn't flush and two light sockets didn't work. After repeated calls to guest services, i finally got another room after making a personal appearance to the lobby. The suites don't come with a mini fridge or a microwave unless you pay extra. i have received better service and amenities from a cheaper hotel, than i received at this hotel. The only positive thing with this hotel is the fitness center that is extremely nice.
September 5, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by N464AT Nice place to stay, but eat somewhere else!
I stayed for about two weeks, and almost every time I ate in either the Kitchen Table or Draft the sped and quality of the serving staff was horrible, with one exception. I spoke with hotel manager and he recommended that I go to trip advisor to get this person some recognition??? The food was good, there was almost a problem with every order. Waited for my dinner to be served for over an hour and a half. Three different dinners were served to me untill I got the mahi I ordered. Wait staff was clueless.
Room was nice, comfortable and clean. I never received SPG points for my stay. My room was paid for by my company but I did charge several meals and items to the room. Front desk said I would get credit for these charges but never received any. Called rewards card number, but no help.
February 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jin58 Quality Control Needed
The room had an awful smell and was very warm. We tried to cool it off and it took forever, but never got to a comfortable temp.
The first morning - no hot water!
Everyone we rode in the elevator with complained about the same thing!
The safe door just hung open and the sliding door keep crashing into it.
Pillows were way too soft - tough to get comfortable.
When we returned each day, the bed was made but they could have done a better job tidying up - ugh.
We did not enjoy our accommodations in the least.
December 16, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by DCPiaVOV The larger the hotel, the worse the experience
I spent a week at the hotel for a training event. The cleanliness of the hotel left so much to be desired. While I understand that everything is bigger in Texas, the number of huge bugs throughout the hotel (both alive and dead) was unacceptable. One of our participants found bugs in her bed; another found a used condom in his (and after repeated requests, FINALLY got his sheets changed -- not just remade).
When we had finished our training event, we were trying to figure out how to ship all of our materials back to HQ. Our conference coordinator had already left and was unreachable. What professional leaves when their group hasn't even finished their event?
Adding insult to injury, still haven't received my SPG points, but I'd easily forego points to have a clean stay.
August 14, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by VH1183 Worst stay!
Check-in- 45 min, then all but one restaurant was closed. Thermostat did not work 1st night. Housekeeping picked up dirty (& I mean visibly soiled from my shoes getting something sticky on the bottom) towels off the floor & laid them on the tub & did not replace them. Service @ restaurant was slow. Locked in the parking garage, room key would not let me out. I could go on & on. Most staff were very friendly. The hotel basically could not handle the amount of guest they had & staff was doing the best they could.
March 5, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 One customer service blunder after another
The customer service at this hotel was truly some of the worst I have experienced in all of my travels and confirms my thoughts on why I choose not to stay at the Sheraton brand. The string of of customer service blunders started at check-in and didn't end until we were leaving the hotel for the airport and the bell stand staff had lost total control of the driveway area and we had to fight our way through a crowd of taxi drivers, airport shuttle drivers and limo drivers trying to negotiate a rate to drive us.
May 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by PastorD Buffet
The hotel accommodated the convention with additional buffet time
May 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by heythere convenient
On check out I was sent from the SPG line to the long regular line.
May 30, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by zak09 Not impressed by this hotel
My wife and I came to Dallas for a friend of ours wedding. We were fortunate to get a discounted rate on our room because it was part of a block of rooms for the wedding. However, if we had paid regular price for this hotel we would have been extremely upset with what we paid for. The room was super tiny. The bed was not comfortable at all. Whenever we took a shower, the tub failed to drain fast enough and had water up to my shins by the time I was done. I just guess we expected more from.
February 24, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Hoppy Platinum Disappointment
I was disapointed in my room it was very smalll on a lower level floor and the train was right outside my room. I could hear it into the evening and early in the am. There were rust stains (i hope) on the shower curtain and matteres, saw two roaches in the gym and the property just seemed dated. The food options are also very limited on property. It is diapointing becuase the location is great and the service was pretty good. Also one of the phones did not work and it was the one that had the speakerphone.
June 7, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by ALdorado79 Dallas Business Meeting
Hotel is nice, staff does an excellent job of making you feel welcome. Room was clean and comfortable, HVAC system one of the more quiet and efficient I've experienced. Unfortunately, sharing bathroom noises with adjacent rooms in the south tower sort of dulls one's sense of being in an otherwise high-quality hotel. And it wasn't just the plumbing sounds.... Overall it's a very good hotel that I would recommend - bring earplugs if you are offended by sounds of the inevitable human toilet experience.
January 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by BJK67 SAEM
There for a conference. Disappointed in stay. Room not cleaned until after 5pm on two days and not at all on another. The hotel business center charged $30 to receive a package and another $30 to ship despite an already paid for shipping account. Left a bad taste in my mouth.
May 17, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by JTD93 Worst experience I've ever had
I stay in hotels 50-75 nights per year and have never had a more terrible experience than in this hotel. My heater didn't work in my room, the shower leaked all over the bathroom floor and I reported 2 days in which it was never repaired. The second night of my stay as I was taking a shower, I had just put shampoo in my hair and soap on my body, the hot and cold water to my shower was cut off. I called the front desk and they told me that I should have called them before I got in the shower! How was I to know to do that? She then told me that I could change rooms but I was soaking wet with soap and shampoo in my hair. That was at 8:45 pm. I waited until 11:46 pm and there was still no water. I asked them to adjust my bill and they refused to do so. I will never stay in a Sheraton hotel again!
February 6, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by JanetSF Extremely Disappointing
The first room offered in the South Tower was dated, dirty and had ants crawling on the bed. It was absolutely disgusting.
The manager Whitney was kind enough to relocate me to another room in the North Tower. Although this room was better than the first, the caliber of your property is mediocre in comparison to other SPG properties. I feel that this property causes the SPG brand to lose all credibility with me.
The staff in the Club Lounge, Sara and Ronald, were very kind. I cannot say the same for any of the other staff, especially at reception desk and those working at the bar. One word: LAZY.
I am a travel industry professional and have been for many years. I can honestly say that I would not feel comfortable recommending a Sheraton property to any clients, family or friends.
October 30, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by rk48 DECEIVING
Room service was very poor, we had only big towels for the stay except the first day. we had only 2 small soaps for 5 days for 2 persons.
the shuttle was supposed to be there at 5:10; we were told that he was late, then that he will not come. the Hotel replaced the shuttle with a taxi at 5:50. the Taxi forgot the camera bag in his car but he returned it back at the airport 15 minutes later.
the concierge information was very poor, except one who really helped us.
Internet connection was really good.
November 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by traveller66 Valet Parking
I was told to call down to the valet 5 minutes prior to needing my car, and the attendant did put the extension on the ticket. However, the next morning when I started calling 15 minutes prior to needing my car no one answered the phone. I then went through the front desk and still no one answered the phone. I finally went down to the lobby and there were 2 attendants there. The hotel needs to check that extension to see if it's working, and if so, the attendants need to answer it when it rings.
December 15, 2013