Rated 5 out of 5 by Hardrock04Actual Baltimore BWI Westin, November 2013
Short and sweet. Solid choice hotel. Great staff, good food, awesome location. I have spent many nights around BWI, I will be returning to this hotel whenever possible. I highly recommend for business and those highly infrequent romantic getaways. I doubt I would use it for family travel, simply because there is really nothing close by. I will be back!
March 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kian Stink Bugs
Had to kill 2 stink bugs in my room. the sad part was after reporting it in the morning the 2 staff members behind the reception said they had never heard of any complains about this. The night shift staff member was fully aware of this problem and offered to change my room. I'm not sure if I would return to this hotel as I was expecting more from a Westin.
April 14, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by TJPDVM Disappointed
Have been staying at BWI Westin 6-8 times a year for several years, and have been happy. Room was not clean, sheets did not fit bed, and Luminous was poor. If this was our first stay it certainly would have been our last. Will try one more time next month, but if is similar, it will be our last.
May 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AdamH A step above the rest
Honestly, I'm pretty close to Lifetime Platinum, so I've stayed in a ton of hotels, and I’m rarely surprised/delighted.
The Westin BWI surprised me, not with anything over the top or outlandish, but with a simple, relentless focus on nailing the small details and slightly exceeding expectations at every turn:
• The shuttle driver was polite and naturally conversational—nothing was forced.
• Check-in was smooth and friendly.
• The room was clean and nice.
• The Club Lounge was open and inviting, and the food was surprisingly exceptional, both in the evening and at breakfast.
• My group’s meeting space was large and had some unexpected features.
• The lunches were exceptional, complete with sizzling hot plates and beautifully presented sides.
Westin BWI is not an exceptional experience because the team tries to provide some sort of over-the-top service. They just do the right things right, and I thoroughly appreciated that.
November 14, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by NPISteve Staff Needs Improvement
Just a couple of notes...
As a SPG Gold member, I was never offered a welcome gift..I had to go back down to the reception desk to ask for it...
On the 6th day, I returned to my room at 5:00pm to find that the room was in the same state as I left it at 6:30am...I was informed that I had a DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging on the door which was not the case...
May 26, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by San30 Very friendly and very helpful front desk staff
Courteous and friendly front desk staff. Very accommodating!
Restaurant Menu limited.
Breakfast staff on 7th floor not friendly particularly one female staff member who appeared rude.
Overall stay good.
June 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ChiefV By far the best stay ever!
My wife and I were greeted promptly upon arrival, the room was in excellent condition, the amenities were outstanding, and the customer service unmatched. Simply put - BEST STAY at a SPG location to date!
June 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by policeman5 This is a great hotel, which I expect will be very successful
This was my first stay at this beautiful hotel, and I was impressed with the facility and the general location. Unfortunately, I paid for a weekend package, which some of the services was not surrender at the time of my stay. The people at the front desk, explained that this should not have happened, and that they would make a note of the incident.
August 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by rubenpal1 I enjoy staying at the Westin
The Westin is very accommodating and you're staying there people are very friendly trivia and the rooms are very clean and very pleased with it, I'm very particular my room need to be clean that is the number 1 thing that I look for when I walk into a hotel lobby and the Westin has met my expectations I would recommend it to the couple or family
February 19, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by scaler78 I was disappointed
I arrived at 3:30 PM and had to wait 2 hours before I could check in! I was told I would be called on my cell phone but periodically employees toured the lobby looking for particular guests. Twice I checked at the desk and the second time was given a room. I was never called.
The toilet did not flush and there were dirt smudges on my sheets!
June 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jack520 Staff amd facility are great!
I enjoyed everything about this Westin. Mike P. checked me in and assisted me by pointing out amenities, helped when I needed things I'd forgotten and made sure that everything was great. I appreciated staff coming around the desk to interact with me - a classy act to make the interaction more personal and personable. Great atmosphere!
July 23, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Connie64 Wonderful staff
We had a great 3 night stay at this Weston. The registration staff especially Sierra were very helpful. Sierra informed us of the easiest way to get to Washington, D.C. (by train) & arranged for the shuttle to take us to the station. Sierra also gave us some good suggestions of restaurants in the area & printed the driving directions for us.
We did have a couple of problems: we were meeting friends & requested rooms close to each other, but ended up at opposite ends on the same floor; on our return from Washington, D.C. we callled for the shuttle to pick us up & waited 40 minutes in the pouring rain & 3 phone calls to be picked up; also when we returned to our room on the 3rd night there as a strong smell of cigarette smoke in our room. We called the desk & waited for just some air freshner, but after waiting 45 min. we called back & cancelled our request so we could go to bed. Other than those couple of problems , we enjoyed our stay at the Weston.
October 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by SCD1948 Great Shuttle Bus service.
The shuttle service was outstanding! Trips to and from the airport were frequently scheduled anytime, 24 hours a day. Very convenient. The shuttle also brought us to restaurants close to the hotel.
June 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by frequenttraveler12345 horrible shuttle service.
waited over 1 hour for shutlle for readons unknown. upon checking in, I inquired about it. Issue was not addressed nir any attemot to rectify the matter. Restaurant/bar servuce equalky bad. Food was ordered to go, food was cold, no silverare or napkins provided. overalk, just a bad stay. unusuak for a Westin property.
December 18, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by capitaljazzFest Decent but needs improvement
Hotel was nice and clean. Hotel services were o.k., the bellman did not help with luggage upon check in. Ordered lunch in the resataurant....my husband and I were the only people in the restaurant and we waited 45 mins for some burgers! Inside te room, internet connection was off and on, kept losing signal.
June 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Schnapps None
Jayquin at the front desk was exceptional and was the service at the restaurant in the evening provided by Alexie. However, we did walk out after waiting for 20 minutes for lunch on Saturday. Tables that had not been bused convinced us that nobody was on the ball around 2:30 on Saturday in the restaurant.
February 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BrooklineRob Great from the moment I walked in the door
This Westin staff is exceptional. Great place for interviews.
On my last visit I booked on line but did not complete the process and did not have a room. The young women at the desk was exceptionally courteous and just plain patient with a weary traveler. Great property and wonderfully friendly people
November 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by thrilledcustomer Model for Customer Service & Hospitality
This recent stay has topped my hotel experiences. The level of customer service was unparalled - from the manager ensuring we did not have a wait at check-in to the fellow who helped me with parking and my bags and the gentleman who helped me out with my bags and declined a gratuity...amazing service!
May 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lovemytwodogs Wonderful Stay-Outstanding Staff
I stayed June 27-30. Everything about this hotel was excellent, except for the restaurant, which is overpriced and has poor choices on the menu. Other than this one observation, this is one of the cleanest, nicest Westin/Starwood Resort Hotels I have stayed in throughout the country.
The restaurant issue is not really a problem, since the hotel shuttle will bring you to anyplace you want to go that is within three miles of the hotel, including area dining establishments. The hotel recommended The Olive Grove, which I tried and was very happy with.
The hotel staff, especially Ryan and James, were outstanding and went out of their way to make me feel at home. They accommodated every request that I had.
Ryan went above and beyond to comp. me when the shuttle was over 30 minutes picking me up from the MARC station. While it was only a slight inconvenience for me, Ryan was very apologetic and more than made up for it by comping me for the inconvenience.
I cannot say enough good things about all of the shuttle drivers. They are warm, friendly and very accommodating. James is one in a million and I am happy to say that I feel like I have a new friend when I visit again! His personal touch on every bag he handled and every guest he encountered was amazing. It was truly a pleasure to watch him work with the hotel guests.
My experience at the Westin BWI was outstanding and I will definitely stay again when I am in the area.
July 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by mwill exceeded expectations
Airport hotels being what they are....I expected clean and comfortable. This hotel is a lot more than that. The room was very comfortable and extremely quiet and the view was a sea of green. The lobby, bar and restaurant are understated elegance. I'll definitely book again when in the area.
June 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by SheenaTA Attentive, friendly staff. Clean hotel.
We really enjoyed our stay here. The bed was a perfect 10. Hotel staff is very attentive and kind. Hotel is beautiful. Facilities are perfect for big or small events. Food is good. LOVE the free shuttle to locations in a 3 mile radius. No complaints!
April 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by CGMDC Better lighting needed
Please put brighter lighting in the bathrooms. I've stayed at your hotel at BWI in Baltimore and Ottawa, CA. several times. In both cases the lighting in the bathrooms was not adequate for female guest applying makeup.
A night light in the bathroom would also be helpful for all guests.
October 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mmw1945 Great as usual
Stay here often. Always a great stay. Especially like pool and gym. Pity there is no steam and sauna. Would be nice if restaurant had daily specials for opportunity of variety.
June 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by DesignerGuy Frequent Guest at BWI
I stay here often when in the area. Fran in the Concierge Lounge is great in evenings and always so considerate. It's year end and I need to give her a shout out!
Check -in was "ho-hum" and asking for my printed receipt at check-out was the same.
Not much energy at the Front Desk.
December 12, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Bre12 Clogged toilet
I have used this hotel in the past on business but this is the first time my wife stayed with me. With the clogged toilet, she wasn't too happy and probably would prefer to stay elsewhere in the future. I have to say that I still like the facility and its location is a plus for me.
June 3, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Nigel19 I will never stay there again and neither will my staff
The worst food at any Westin - I've stayed a number if times and it is consistantly terrible
Cold water - 7 am shower and not hot water - are you kidding
Air conditioning unit was like a juganaught in the room.
Asked for room service to be taken out - no one shows.
March 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Retired2004 Outstanding
The hotel staff and resturant personnel have set the bar for my expectation for future visits to all hotels. The hotel industry should use the staff and resturant personnel as a training model. This was a great stay after a terrible plane trip. Nice way to start the New Year.
January 5, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Adrianne Comfy hotel. Ok staff
They needed more staff. Waited forever for shuttle. I ended up taking a taxi to and from airport because shuttle took so long. Both times they said it would only be 10 mins fr shuttle. I waited 30 and have up. Also at bar there was a very few waitresses that couldn't keep up.
March 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mert9800 I appreciate al lthe amenities!
I always stay at this Westin because of its close proximity to the airport and free shuttle. I have everything I need right at the hotel...pool/hot tub, bar and restaurant, workout facility and office with computers.
May 8, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by jag812 Problem with shower
Sunday morning when we went to shower the handle of the faucet fell off. A gentleman from maintenance did come promptly to repair it but, this delayed our meeting family for a planned event.
May 21, 2014