Rated 5 out of 5 by satisfiedcustomer75 enjoyed4410
The wife and I went on a business getaway and really enjoyed the atmosphere. The staff made available the usual suggestions on restaurants, but went the extra mile in telling me there favorites. Utilized the workout center and most of all felt comfortable in the surrounding area.
April 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by golferef Housekeeping Issues
I just got back from a 2 night stay at this Westin. (Oct. 18-20) I am SPG gold, so I have stayed at a number of Westin's through the years.
I left my room at 8:15am on the Saturday and returned at 4:30pm and my room had not been touched by housekeeping. This was not an oversight since I saw the housekeeper was serving rooms on my floor when I returned from my meeting. When she finally knocked on my door around 4:45pm I just asked for towels since I had to shower and meet some people for dinner. This is UNACCEPTABLE!! Also I wonder when this room had last been cleaned since I found stray popcorns on the floor.
This was one of the poorest Westin experiences I have ever had.
October 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JaviSalazar Hotel exceeded my espectations
The hotel is located close to any tourist spot in Uptown. Really enjoyed the room and the staff was super-friendly. Will recommend the hotel to friends.
April 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DAGCSG Great Hotel-Attentive Staff
Beautiful hotel, great views, fantastic beds, and excellent staff. Perfect uptown location.
April 22, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Delta508 Slow or non-existent service
The hotel itself is pleasant, but the service has lots of room for improvement:
My room wasn't ready at 5pm. I was told I would get a text message when it was done, but it never arrived. I finally went back at 7:30pm, at that point the room was ready, but I had to wait quite some time to get my luggage out of the storage room. Service at the bar was very slow, we finally left. I found an erroneous charge on my bill and was promised that the charge would be reversed: it hasn't happened yet.
April 6, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by BeBop Price does not match quality/service
I was very disappointed. For the price charged, everything should have been stellar. I ordered room service - there was a delivery charge AND a service charge. Three out of four times I ordered food or beverages I was given the wrong thing. I selected the "green" option for the $5 card towards food or beverages - the first night I got the card but then had to argue with the waitress to be able to use it. The second night I didn't get it and had to ask at the desk. Not a good experience.
June 24, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by AtlantaBrian regular visitor to Charlotte
I travel to Charlotte frequently for work, and I am routinely disappointed when I stay at this Westin. In the dozens of times I have stayed here, I have never once received a platinum room upgrade to anything other than a "high floor". And virtually every time I stay here, the staff and/or the hotel disappoints me in some way. Usually it is something small, but there is always a problem. The hotel itself is fine, but because of the service and lack of attention to detail, I find this to be one of the worst Westin's I've ever stayed at and always dread staying there. They are lucky that I am loyal to Starwood!
November 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by kisabos Stunning hotel, amazing comfort
The hotel is unbelievably beautiful! It fits with the gorgeous city, which is so clean and nice to get around. The beds were the best part for me! Some hotels I have stayed at lately give you tiny throw pillows to sleep on, but this hotel had the most comfortable bed and big soft pillows!
Also, my flight came in very early and we got to the hotel right before 1pm. I was nervous that we would have to wait 2 hours to get to our room, but they had one ready for me! It was great.]
Close to the airport. Right in the center and next to the convention center (which is why I was there). Will definitely stay again!
November 18, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dpaul84 In for a conference
I knew when I chose this hotel that it was the host hotel for the conference I attended. I knew it would be busy and probably fully booked. When I confirmed my reservation, I requested a room with 2 beds. That was not available at that time, but I was assured I would be able to get a roll away bed. On check-in, all roll aways were taken. I was put on a waiting list. I knew that we would not get one before we checked out due to the conference. My 14 year old son slept in the chair and ottoman. We were provided with linens for the chair. On check-in, the lobby was extremely loud. I could not hear the check-in staff. I would recommend adding some sound control in the lobby bar.
September 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Yva45 Great features and friendly staff
The staff was very friendly and helpful! The room was very clean and comfy! With amazing views from the 21st floor! The hotel offered town car transportation services to the mall for a reasonable cost. I will definitely book a stay at this Westin again in the future!
April 17, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by skitahoe Unclean + have to fight for SPG Gold Rights
I am an SPG gold member and we had a 2 room suite at this hotel (Charlotte Westin).
The room was in shambles. There was a pair of tweezers and a dirty sock left in the room. One of the shower doors was coming off the hinge and had a crack in the glass. Overall, just a mess.
In addition, I had to call the service desk because they were not going to offer free wifi to Gold members. The person I reached was very nice and said that she would put down that I was very difficult because that is the only way she could give me wifi for free.
When I stay at nearly any other hotel where I have status wifi is always free. If that is a new SPG policy throughout the system, I'll definitely be considering that when I make my reservations.
March 7, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Monique55 Do Not Recommend
The bathroom nor the room was cleaned after the first night stay. I had to pick up cups, empty trash and remove dirty towels and washclothes. It was not an enjoyable stay because if the staff does not clean during my stay I can imagine they are not inclined to clean up when we are not registered.
April 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ctkordes Best staff in difficult situations.....
During the snow storm over February 11-13, 2014, the Charlotte Westin and it's staff were fantastic. They worked hard to meet everyone's needs under a very stressful time. Many of the employees were having to spend the night in order to be able to be at work to meet the guests needs.
I befriended the manager, Leo Percopo, and told him how fantastic everything was. I had a party of 9 colleagues with me from NY, WI, MO, and OR. We all felt the same way.
I am a frequent traveller and stay at SPG at all times, unless there is no other option. This was a well handled situation.
February 15, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by seasnoble Food & Beverage Disappointing
Breakfast service was nice, buffet food quality only average. Evening services consistently disappointing. Service in restaurant and lobby bar almost non existent. Food quality (salmon dinner, scallop dinner, ember burger) very disappointing. Macallan 12 scotch is overpriced at 29.00. Front desk understaffed at check in, but friendly and efficient. I selected the 'green' option for housekeeping so I can't provide any feedback.
September 20, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by MJ68 Great location, apparently understaffed in the evenings
I brought my family along to Charlotte during a business trip. During checking at 7pm on a Thursday there was only one person checking guests in, during a very busy weekend (high school graduation, NASCAR race weekend, etc). That seemed to be the case every evening during the weekend. The result was long lines at the desk. Other than that, the vallet parking staff was courteous and responsive, as was the cleaning staff.
May 23, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Outdated This hotel is outdated
Terrible stay. Would not recommend to anyone. Bathroom is too small, mold in bathroom, and carpet is stained. NOT worth $200.
April 14, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by JD1944 Westin Charlotte
The hotel design is good. The room design is good. Check in was efficient and polite. The maid service in the room was bad. The cleaning left a lot to be desired. The gym is excellent with good machines. Too bad there is not a jacuzzi to go with the small lap pool. The restaurant was average. Eat out. Our room smelled like a smoker room even though it was billed as non smoking. We tried to get a massage a couple of times, but unless you book way ahead, forget it.
March 25, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by ymwelcom Overall Fair
Overall atomosphere of the hotel was nice. The staff was very professional and acommodating.
A couple of things that could be improved on. On my first day, I noticed a couple of dirty wine glasses on my floor. The guests put them out in front of their door to be picked out. The second day, they were still there and other people also put out their dirty glasses in front of their doors. None of them got picked up while I was staying at the hotel. They just did not look applealing. The bed linen had some stains on them but I used the other bed.
February 27, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by cwonder just ok.....
After staying at the Hilton in Charlotte last year, i was a little let down by the overall look and friendliness at this hotel. I was here for an event and overall it was just ok......The bathroom faucets leaked and seemed to run warm water out of both side. I could not get a rollaway even though i was an hour prior to check-in and had requested it. I do like the Westin weekend with late check-out that.
March 31, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by TaraKiwi I liked it, but....
Extremely comfortable room and courteous staff throughout my stay. Was upgraded per my Platinum status, however getting anything done took an inordinate amount of time with lots of questions.....For example, my rate came with breakfast, but I was questioned and rechecked so many times (even though it was printed on my bill) that it would have been better to just pay separately. In addition, I was locked out of my room at 8.30am after going to the pool; the security staff was extremely nice, but it took a while to get back into the room (at least it seemed so while I was standing outside my room in a wet bathing suit). Lovely, comfortable room, but it requires a lot of hoop jumping to enjoy it.
June 3, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jena26 Not up to Westin standards
I can depend on Westin for a superb hotel experience -- usually. Unfortunately, that was not the case in Charlotte. The room I was given was just behind the elevators, and I knew immediately that it would be a problem. I was told, however, that there was no other room available. I could have managed the noise and vibration -- it probably would not bother anyone who is not a light sleeper -- from the elevator, but it was compounded by a noisy bathroom fan that could not be turned off. Finally, the temperature in the room could not be adjusted, and most of the time I was simply way too cold, so resorted to sleeping in bathrobe, socks and gloves. I was also disappointed in my fitness experience, when the tranquility room could not be accessed. On the plus side, I received an excellent meal and was well served in the restaurant.
March 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Traveler Superior beds and workout/pool facilities
Easy location to interstate. Beds were very comfortable. Had the best lap pool and workout facility over any other hotel. Food very overpriced, but you can walk a few blocks for something more reasonable. Many other hotels offer free WIFI. Westin does not. Walls very thin and room next door actually kept me from sleeping at times. If the bed comfort and workout facilities are priority, Westin is a good choice and staff pleasant. Maybe it was inconsiderate neighbors, but overall, I rested better and ate at other hotels with much more reasonable restaurant prices. Again, the bed and workout facility were top notch, but I wasnt able to enjoy a good night's sleep while in the bed due to thin walls.
February 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by SoSo889 Great stay but...
This was the second visit to the hotel this year. We had a great stay but my husband alleriges started bothering him the first night.He took allergy medicine and he was able to sleep. The second night he wasnt so lucky. He left the room for a few minutes to get some fresh air and we heard a dog barking in a room near by. Thats when we determined that a dog must have been in our room prior to our visit as he is allegic to dog hair. I had a great experience but my husband didnt sleep well. We will stay at the hotel in the future, but we will ask for a room that didnt have dogs in the room.
November 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nick4024 Hotel was good but could have been great
I booked this hotel based on my last visit. This visit started out bad with a large bus blocking the driveway and after driving for 12 hours my wife and I wanted to get to our room. The room was ok but not for the price. The carpet looked like it needed replaced a while back. The bed was comfortable, the bottled water was a nice touch, the bath was clean and functional.
April 1, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by cinbro Governor's Conference
Over all room was ok. Nothing special for the compared to the price of the room. Internet was $12.95 per day, free at most hotels.
Went to breakfast and didn't want to pay $20.00 for the buffet, order one eggs, hash brown and toast - costed me $16.00 plus $5.00 for cup of coffee. OMG I was not a happy camper, even worst, the eggs were from a mix.
The food provided for the Governor's Conference was terrible, I am a vegetarian and had to eat out every meal.
I would not recommend this hotel to anyone, shop around.
March 6, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 No Longer My " Go To" Hotel
I haven't had this bad an experience in a hotel in a long time. It was truly unbelieveable. From the valet who just stood by and watched while I struggled with my luggage, to the font desk clerk who gave me a long, nonsensical explanation of how money would be held in my accout because I was using a debit card. It was like I was putting the room on layaway?!? To the room service that got my order wrong 3 TIMES!!! To the room that reeked of cigarette smoke and had big stains all over the carpet. To the 4:30 pm housekeeping service. To the burned out bulbs in the lamps.. Never Again!
November 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by JL55 confusion with "green" initiative
The Westin did a fabulous job for the AAMVA conference in August. Food was great...staff was very friendly, attentive, and professional. Great job! I encourage you to look at how your encourage guests to forgo "washing sheets daily." We had to work hard to get the request reversed when we realized that our towels and room would not be serviced AT ALL if we picked...no sheets washed. I would love to save the water and don't mind the same sheets for 2-4 days. It took way too much work to get housekeeping to reverse our original request. We had to call two more days to make sure we were on the "clean room" list. I am guessing that this will continue to cause confusion as you host all the Dems in a few weeks.
August 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lonnie5920 No words could explain...
My boyfriend and I had the most relaxing weekend we ever had being at the hotel. I had the upmost customer service I felt like it was a home away from home. Everyone I met wanted to help me and cared about my questions and what I had going on. My boyfriend was very comfortable and we will make this hotel one of our must haves. We told our friends and family about staying here and wouldn't think twice about not saying here. On top of enjoying our romantic weekend. We ate at the Ember Grille in the hotel and received our wine and chocolate cover strawberries when we come back to our room. Oh! And the San Francisco 49ers had the whole second floor...yes the 49ers stayed and is hotel and that was the cherry on top to the night!!
January 14, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by MattfromPA Not SPG service that I expect
WOW! What a disappointment. Friday night I called front desk to complain about a loud party down the hall. Called at 10:30 pm, midnight and 2:30 am. NO HELP. Told they were there for a wedding party. Saturday moved to new room with HUGE, fresh stain on carpet, not cleaned. NOT SPG quality and didn't get better.
October 1, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ron2645 The beds were hard to sleep in
I was in room 2307. The bed next to the window was broken down and my sleep was poor. After two nights I tried the other queen bed and it was a little better. I remember advertising which claimed the best mattresses for a heavenly sleep. Guess my room didn't come with that feature. It would be a good idea to change out those mattresses for future guests. Everything else was great.
March 24, 2014