Rated 3 out of 5 by paoliin very average for the cost
great look and good people but average room accomindations
June 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Olivia2013 Great Time
I needed a room for a girls night out and the staff was so helpful. They were able to get us three connecting rooms so we were able to stay in close proximity to eachother. We had a blast and the staff was so responsive when we asked for various items like sppons, sheets, pillows ect.
June 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fan2001 Always Great
The hotel never fails to meet expectations.
June 14, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by lilly13interviewer not recommended
my suit and shirt for my second day interview was stained by the uncleaned iron in the room. the manager promised to laundry them for me. thank of goodness I double checked with them in the night and next early morning, otherwise they could only make it ready as early as the next afternoon.
the curtain is broken also they need a better charger outlet on the table
the host in the restaurant for breakfast is not friendly, she madly emphasize Their rule to tip the waiter directly.
check-in is also slow due to the computer problem
Anyway, they kind of made it up for me and at least did not ruin my interview fortunately. this is the only positive part for my stay.
May 20, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by mpmsu2003 Hotel of Choice In Indy
If available and somewhat affordable we will choose the Westin Downtown Indianapolis over any other. Usually the biggest problem is that the hotel is completely booked or the rates are over-inflated for special sporting events when we are traveling to Indy. However, you can not beat the comfort of the rooms (especially the Heavily Bed) and the location. The mall, food (Starbucks) and entertainment are all just a few steps away. As a general rule, I am usually happy if we can stay here for less than $200 a night (before tax and fees) on the weekend. Definitely meets (and sometimes exceeds) Westin standards.
April 12, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by JA7777 How do I get a receipt?
Ok hotel -- service sub par. Long lines to checkin/out. Figured I could skip the line and get receipt online -- nope, they can't do that. Need to want 48 hours while call center requests receipt from hotel. Really?
June 2, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Troy311 poor response time
Room themostat was not working to cool room. Called front desk they said engineerring would address it...they did 45 minutes later which made me late to my business meeting. It did not get fixed properly. So the next business day I left my room to return and found my door open with an engineering person working on same unit. Not Happy. I had another appoint to be at and couldn't dress and shower with him in the room. Desk compensated me with a $50 credit
May 16, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Nonfictionpro Very disappointed
We were very disappointed in this hotel. The Fitness room was very good, with excellent equipment. The pool was very nice. However, the general condition of the hotel was surprisingly dirty. The faucet in the bathroom leaked, leaving water all over the counter. The refrigerator did not work. Worst of all, we pulled back the covers to go to bed only to find a very large stain on the top sheet and the bottom sheet. It is inconceivable that housekeeping did not notice it when they put the sheets on the bed. Apparently, there were no housekeeping staff working at the time, because we had to get the sheets from the front desk and put them on ourselves. Unacceptable for a hotel in this price range.
December 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dirbert64 This hotel is wonderful
Best hotel we ever stayed
June 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carlena Over the top accommodating
We live less than 100 miles away. We checked in for my sons college graduation hoping to avoid stress of having to drive early in the morning and worry about traffic. Graduation ran long and the staff was very accommodating. My youngest son is handicapped and will never attend college. So this was a big deal for me. The Westin went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of. The exceptional staff makes this hotel the best we have ever stayed in.
May 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Butter403 Busy Weekend
There was lots going on during my weekend. There were problems but the staff at the Wes tin acted how I would expect a Westin to service their customers. My traveling companions luggage was broken into my someone on the hotel staff. The manager John and the Security Officer Josh were first class in how they handled our problem.
ThenAngela Bradford was also outstanding in the Executive Lounge that helped us.
Diana the manager was quick to respond to our needs when our room was now the suite that we were told that we were upgraded too.
This Westin is four star but needs some serious grades. The bathrooms are below standard and the rooms are small. Once upgraded this will be a five star hotel m
March 17, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by sdye422 Not the typical Westin Cleanliness
The staff at Westin's are always A-1. I had issues with my bathtub not being cleaned regularly. Also, I wanted my sheets switched (I had some coffee drops) and each day I would pull back the top covers to expose the stain and still wasn't changed. The bed and appointments are lovely. I did have to ask for more soap and shampoo. Also, someone had cleared out most of the mini-bar but never re-stocked during my 6 day stay. Not an issue but I am watching to make sure that I was charged. I had reported it to the front desk on the first day and the a couple of days later.
March 16, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Gonzo1999 Not bad for a conference, but...
The hotel is fine, nothing really memorable about it though. The staff is very accommodating, except for one big exception. After checking out I realized that I forgot my Ray Ban sunglasses in my room. I got a key to go back to retrieve them. When I entered the room I saw that the cleaning staff had turned over my room. Went to the cleaning cart on my floor and asked the staff if they had seen my sunglasses in room 821. The answer was they had and they threw them away. This really disappoints me. Why would they do that?
April 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jackh71 Excellent facility and locatio
Everything was excellent except, I had requested a 2:00 pm check-in since we were attending a wedding at 4:00 pm, about 4 miles away. I knew that you would be full on Friday night ue to the Marathon, however, I have traveled enough to know not every room is cleaned at the same time (by 3:00 pm). I also realized that a disclaimer was in place that you would try to meet my expectation, but as a Starwood member I thought I would have a chance at che
May 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TravelDad Great Race Weekend
Our family had 3 runners in the Indy MiniMarathon this year. The corral for the runners was right outside the hotel on Washington St. The hotel staff was very accommodating and friendly. The hotel is connected to the Convention Center by a walkway which made it easy to go to the race expo and pick up the race packets. Even at full capacity the hotel was quiet and comfortable. I wouldn't think of staying anywhere else for the Indy Mini.
May 5, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by MarkAN Pricey and room cleaning service late
Two of the nights I did not get back to my room until 5 pm from business and had to call to get my room cleaned up because they still did not do it. It caused an incovenience.
Thought the hotel was pricey and parking was expensive and everyone has their hand out for a tip.
May 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by John157 So-so
I was disappointed overall. Hotel looked clean and fresh but refrigerator in room didnt work and ice machine didnt work either. Maid service left dirty glassware and just took dirty towels and didnt replace them. A coworker had a phone with a dead handset and a TV that didnt completely work. They promised to fix phone and TV and never did. I had a lamp that wouldn't shut off.
They charge for wireless access when other hotels offer it for free to anyone who is a rewards member.
When I complained they gave me back money for package fees but I noticed they didn't take notes about my complaints. Basically it told me they know things are falling apart and they don't care.
I am staying at another chain next month I guarantee they will treat me better.
March 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by jjhormonal Indy Westin is Comfy, but don't use the stairs
I had a great visit to Indianapolis, with a comfortable, clean, well equipped room at the Westin downtown. They supported our conference very well, also. Two areas could be improved. One, guests who would like to use the stairs should be able to do so. Currently, once in the stairwell, the only unlocked exit is on the ground floor. Second, the "green" option, which by my estimate saves the hotel about $25/night, only generates a paltry $5 (or 500 SPG points). If they are serious about this, more reward should be provided.
March 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Maria34 Mother's Day weekend
This hotel was centrally located we felt secure during our stay. The lobby was impressive, we actually spent time in the lobby relaxing with friends after a wedding we attended. The next time we visit this wonderful city we plan to stay at this hotel.
May 16, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by meanne1 Problems with cleanliness
We were provided with the option of using the "Green" experience, in which we put a preprinted card on the door handle that was supposed to let the staff know that we did not want our towels replaced daily. For that we received a $5.00 card to use in the coffee shop or restaurant. However, what really happened is that no one ever came into our room at all. The trash was never emptied, the bed was never made, nothing was cleaned, the coffee and tea were not replenished, and we had to ask for any supplies. This is not acceptable for a high priced hotel. I'm certain that they saved themselves a lot more money in labor costs than the $5.00 coupons we received. And we had to live in a dirty room with no new supplies for several days.
June 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by RobertChicago Remodeled and Spacious Room
I have stayed at this Westin a few times over the years. This last time it was clear that rooms had been renovated. That first fresh smell of new carpet when you walk in the room is met by all of the other pleasures of a new room, including bathroom. The room was incredibly spacious. While the desk in the main room was awkwardly facing the corner with the TV/bureau behind you, I actually liked it that way. There was a second desk, which was in a completely separate section (separated by the bathroom) of the room (Room was 1540) in a roomy, closet and dressing area. Bathroom was large (no tub which I didn't need) with open shower. The room may have been accessible, as there was a seat in the shower, although it still had the rain shower setup and hand tools as well. The bench is probably very nice for women shaving their legs.
April 17, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by MickiB43 DISAPPOINTED
We were in town for a conference and I was thoroughly disappointed with the hotel at check-in. I've NEVER stayed at a hotel that asks for FULL PAYMENT including a $50 per day "incidentals" charge at check-in. We were supposed to have a suite & we were presented with a regular double bed room for 3 people. Up until this visit I've always boasted about Westin hotels but this stay put a sour taste in my mouth. I will not be recommending this Westin Indianapolis to anyone. Rude employees and unfriendly town.
March 27, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by JamesGoBlue Not What I Expected
We stayed there for the Sweet 16 Basketball Weekend. The hotel was not properly staffed. Valet and parking crew inadequate considering the nature of the event. Paid for lounge access. Lounge was not properly serviced during the day. A couple of breakfast dishes sat out for hours. Being a basketball weekend would have liked to see first game on TV in the lounge. TVs in lounge apparently can not get CBS. Lounge also not available on Saturday evenings. Many other hotels in the area to choose from.
March 31, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by tj2013 Horrible Westin - Don't Stay Here!
Our first impression was set by the valet who did not greet us with a nice "welcome to the Westin." Rather, we just recieved a curt, "Name on the reservation?"
Most notably, the entire carpet on the 14th floor (the "executive" floor) is horribly nasty and very unbecoming of what I expect at a Westin. Its not just a small area but the entire floor. In places, you can see that they have replaced pieces of the carpet (rather than re-carpet the entire floor) and they've done a very poor job. I was appalled.
Also, in room 1435, there is mold growing in the corners of the bathtub. As well, most likely to save money, we could not set the air conditioner to run continuously. Even on the high setting, the unit switched on and off all night.
May 16, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by AlanS Renovation Time
I utilize this Westin as my "only place to stay" on my frequent visits to Indianapolis. The SPG recognition is spotty - last visit, I had an amazing suite, but this visit, I have a terrible room. The hotel is currently undergoing a much needed renovation, but I wish they would have disclosed that at booking and check-in. I was given a room that had banging, sawing, etc going on from 8am until past 5:30pm. I was unable to use my room for conference calls and meetings. Here's hoping the the renovations are amazing - and complete before my next visit.
November 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carol54 Excellent Choice!!
This was our first experience in staying in downtown Indianapolis and was extremely pleased we chose The Westin. Very friendly, very accommodating staff along with a clean room --- just what we needed!!!
Our only disappointment was the "steak" restaurant ... where the food was VERY pricey for the quality of food received -- not a place I would visit again for dinner.
April 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Madison23 Smile!
During my 3 night stay, the staff were never unpleasant, and they also never smiled. Not once. Not at check-in, not at the concierge, the Starbucks, anywhere. For some reason, the mini-bar in my room was never stocked. Not sure why, but that was lost revenue. Last, when I checked in, there was no complimentary bottle of water in my room, 2nd day water, 3rd day no water. Very inconsistent. Nice property, just wish the staff were more congenial and the amenities more consistent.
April 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sandb Perfect location
Great spot. Right on the start line!
May 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Baysidetenor Best Location in Indy
Most people travelling to Indianapolis are either attending a conference, or a game. The Westin Indianapolis is ideally situated for both events. The convention centre is almost part of the hotel itself, joined by a skywalk. Lucas Oil is 2 blocks away.
Shula's food (particularly the steaks obviously) is phenomenal. Staff are excellent throughout, particularly front office manager Nicholas Prewitt, who made our stay extra special. Thank you so much!
April 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by C5012 great location
staff was great and bedding was comfortable
May 16, 2014