Rated 5 out of 5 by Rob2slam Another great stay...
This is out go-to hotel when we visit ATL. We absolutely love the decor, the music, the general ambiance. It is also equipped with one of the best gastro pubs I've frequented...Cook Hall. W's are fairly consistent across the country, but the staff at the W Buckhead really set it apart. They are extraordinarily friendly and accommodating. We'll definitely be back.
February 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by RedandFred Affordable Luxury
Needing a nice weekend getaway from the late summer boredom that sets into the Atlanta suburbs in early August, the W seemed like a good idea. We were right! With only two night's to spare from our busy schedules, the W in Buckhead fit the bill. Staff were attentive with out being overbearing, the Wet Deck is a great place to be seen with out be pretentious, and after an evening on the rooftop at Whiskey Blue, wifey and I after retiring back to the room in the wee hours, ruffled the sheets a bit, and then simultaneously melted into them for a quiet and well deserved nights rest.
The next weekend doesn't seem like it will come soon enough...
August 7, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by JJF53 room great, service team great, front desk arrogant
so there were 4 of us business travelers checking in for one night, none had a good experience at the front desk. Seems the mgmt. team needs to address this per other reviews. Attitude is an issue and no recognition (I get more from the airlines)
However, from there the grade went way up. I did get upgraded, bed and bedding great. I needed to get breakfast for 4 up in my suite the next morning and the service express team was excellent. Everything correct and spot on time. Even quickly brought up decaf when we asked.
the night before we visited the rooftop bar and had great service there.
If the front desk "tude" can be fixed I would perhaps raise the grade possibly to 5 STARS.
February 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by cec87 Beautiful Hotel, Terrible Front Desk Staff
The hotel lobby and rooms are beautiful. Unfortunately, the front desk staff I encountered when I arrived was terrible. No smile or eye contact with me whatsoever, initially gave me a room right off the elevator even though there were plenty of available rooms when I went back down to complain. Also forgot to give the drink tickets that came with my reservation. Worst front desk staff experience I've ever had.
January 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by z4luvr Excellent Service
All the staff were very warm and friendly from the valet to the receptionist. Excellent experience. I will stay here on future trips to Atlanta
Loved the Buckhead area..
February 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Amanda87 W is for Wonderful
Everything about the hotel was great! The staff was so friendly and helpful. The bed was so comfortable and inviting. The bathroom was small and the door to the bathroom doesn't provide very much privacy. But everything else out weighed that. We would definitely stay at the W again.
February 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by wigstheome Reasonably Dependable W Experience
Checked in on Saturday. Valet at the hotel is great, whether checking in, during stay, or checking out -- you vehicle is always there as requested. Check in was simple, and everything was provided as per my reservation. Upgrades are few and far between, not a fault of the staff, but the lack of suites in the hotel. Room was quite small but comfortable, albeit without a lot of natural light. Bed was fiercely comfortable. Hotel did a great job of managing any potential noise from Whiskey. Gym is perfectly acceptable. All in all, no complaints.
November 1, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by bill1977 The WORST hotel experience....
This experience started when no one offered to take our luggage up, I requested ajoining rooms when I made the reservation and I was told that was not possible do to the fact that the floor I was on was only king rooms. When I checked into my room there were several 2 bed rooms on that floor. I went down stairs and addressed the problem. It was not handled very well. The bed was hard, the room was small , the bath room was not private and extremly small. The hotel was loud and the resturant had the worst food. The coke at the down stairs bar was flat. In all this was an awful experience ad would not recommend this hotel.
January 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Barbiej61 It was comfortable and VERY clean, my main concern!
Thank you for a great night's stay. It's just around the corner from my daughter, my only reason to visit Atlanta this weekend. Very clean room, and the sheets were fabulous.
February 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Zcip Lovely Rooms!! But...
This is my second stay at this W. I love the building, I love the rooms. The decor, southern comfort with an edge, are wonderful. The restaurants are enjoyable, the rooftop bar is great too.
Location, its easy access to get the aiports, and it is surrounded by great restaurants and even a mall. No need to go far...
Now, the cons....
Do not expect the staff to care if you have stayed there before, Nonetheless, they definitely will not care that you have SPG status including platinum. Front desk staff appearted to be bothered to have to check me in at all.
I had an incident where a staff member made an unauthorized charge for roomservice on my account. Asked the manager to reach out to me 2 times, and never heard back. Beware, and make sure you keep tabs on all room charges.
April 21, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Bill222 Stylish but no value
The hotel is a short walk from the Buckhead Marta station and the staff was efficient and helpful. However, the rooms are not a good value, particularly convenient to work from or well maintained.
In my room, the blinds were stuck, the safe would not lock and the toilet leaked and flushed itself every 30 minutes. There was no coffee or tea and basic internet access cost $11 a day. All of this was out of line with a rate charged.
January 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CTinDC7 Fabulous Stay
Stayed here in Oct and had a wonderful experience overall. There were a few hiccups - my TV died while I was watching it and the toilet overflowed for no reason, but they stay was QUICK to fix both things and very apologetic. They comped us breakfast or drinks tickets for our inconvenience, which is as it should be. We will probably stay here every time we come to ATL.
We def. got Starwood level service.
December 7, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bob714 Quit texting me!
Being able to text a number to the valet to bring my car around is great. HOWEVER, I received an automated reply text at 1:40 AM waking me up one night and just received another at 8:14 AM the day AFTER I checked out!
January 29, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by cnwo4life Nice property but needs work
Checked in the W Buckhead on a Saturday, as a Platinum I was given the Wonderful room I had booked, no upgrade, and no explanation. At 4pm I decided to visit the pool, but was unable to do so because of the massive crowd of people. Many who were not guests of the hotel, but had paid an admission to the pool. I consider that completely inapropriate. So I decide to go back to my room and watch a movie, and I could not believe it when I was asked to manually punch in my credit card number. I have never been asked to do that throughout my years of travel.
The good news is, this property has nice rooms and staff, but the best kept secret is Eric and the rest of the staff at Market. I ate there and was very impressed with the amount of dedication and service I recieved. Always there when needed and no where to be seen when not. Perfection from the crew at Market. You guys made the difference in me giving this property another try.
May 28, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by BuckeyeVoice Overpriced
When booking a room online it does not list there is an additional parking fee, which is a ridiculous $32 per night. The tiny, tiny, tiny bathroom is almost OK for one person; however, when shared with another individual the bathroom size is unacceptable.
My husband and I felt this hotel (combined with the parking fees) was overpriced for the value.
June 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Shamond31 Exceptional Hotel!!
My recent stay at the W was great! Easy and quick check-in, quiet, beautiful lobby, great food, front desk staff-amazing, and the location is perfect! The only two things that were not of my likings are the half glass shower, which easily wets the floor and the music played on the rooftop. This hotel is very diverse in guests and I feel that this should be taken into consideration in every aspect. So maybe a better mixture of music would be more pleasing. I mean, the atmosphere was great, just didn't enjoy it as much as
had expected. I like the fact that everyone acted
civilized and mature and not wild!! Overall, the W will
be my choice of stay every time I'm in the city!!
July 28, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lids23 Great place for a Bachelorette Weekend Getaway
We stayed at the W in Buckhead for a bachelorette party and had the best time. Everyone from the valet to the guest service manager was great and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this hotel for a girl's weekend.
January 27, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by tsj5788 noise
my room was on 11th floor and there was serious noise coming from above. Was too tired when i got in to deal with it so fell asleep but was awoken at 2:30 with same noises. Wind was causing the door in the rooftop bar to bang so i was moved to 3rd level where at 5:30 the trucks backing up were beeping. first poor experience at a starwood property
January 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by legs623 The little things that make a difference.
The mats in the elevators are changed according to the time of day. When you get in the elevator in the morning it says "Good Morning" and after lunch "Good Afternoon" and so on. Just knowing somebody took the time to change them made you feel special.
January 17, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by amymarie1976 W Buckhead needs a little work
As you know, the W is always above the top with excellence. This stay, not so much. Both beds were dirty with stains and hair on the white sheets. The shower curtain was also in the same condition, stained and had hair on it. The heating unit in my room #326 made loud banging noises. I did update housekeeping and the front desk before leaving.
January 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ansuz Great Hotel - SoSo Food
Overall, this is a great example of a W property. As another reviewer said, this one seems to be a little more "business freindly" and tones down some of the more overt aspects of a typical W (noise primarily). The staff is kind and attentive and as a whole, its a good hotel.
My biggests issue is that for a hotel that prides itself on treating all of your senses, the food is really below part. I had room service there all three nights and each night left me feelling like I was paying sky high prices for very average food.
April 10, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Princesstrj Birthay Spectacular
My stay here to celebrate my birthday and ring in the new year was awesome. I recieved AWEsome customer service while I was there and felt valued and appreciated the Icing on the cake was when I recieved a Bottle of Champange with Fruit and Chocolates in my room on my birthday that was a great personal touch. Thanks everyone!! My only complaint is the 30.00 valet charge per night when there is no other parking options....I feel that that should be reduced especially for guest that is really outrageous.
January 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by gap60 Unbelievable -
As always - the reception by the W Staff exceeded my expectations. It started with the warm welcome from Amy at the front desk. Followed by the detailed assistance from Robert to get my personnel belongings set in my room. No detail left undone…wow, I love these guys!
Willie – it’s like haven’t your own driver, he is the best as what he does, his demeanor, insight on activities in Buckhead, and overall personality is a delight and right on spot each and every time!
I can’t say enough about Felicia, Scott, and DM…they are gems! It’s truly amazing; as they never compromise world-class customer service, regardless of the time of day, nor the attitude of the customers…I’ve said it before, no stone unturned when it comes to the details provided!
THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH…can’t say enough about the staff!
June 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 Wonderful experience
This past weekend me and my girlfriend stayed at the W for my birthday. I was very satisfied with everything! The summer special you guys have is awesome. I couldn't stay long due to obligations but we will definitely be returning. The young African American lady at the check in desk was wonderful. She was very polite and made me and my lady feel at home, customer service is big to me and you guys didn't dissapoint! Even the valet service was timely and convenient. See you guys soon
June 7, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kinglouie3 Surprisingly Mediocre
I've stayed at the W downtown atlanta and it was MUCH more entertaining and worth the money. Although the front desk did an outstanding job of finding limo service for me, I was shocked at the room and the amenities that were suppose to be in the room were not. And on top of that my price online said one thing and the price I paid was totally different from what I was actually quoted, very unprofessional. Downtown W is better hands down.
February 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike231990 Review
Very modern and young feeling at this place. Great service at front desk.
January 13, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by David81 Don't get too excited
I was excited that I got a fabulous room and two free drinks, apparently for the price of a wonderful room. It turns out all the rooms are the same size (small, no separation between bathroom and bedroom) -- the only difference between wonderful, fabulous, spectacular is they give you free water. And the free drinks? Only good from 6 - 8. All in all, an okay place, but no great shakes. And the ac unit is unbelievably noisy!
November 8, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by wbk3rd Stellar.......
First time staying in Buckhead in more than a few years. Location was recommended by colleague and was a STELLAR stay. From the moment I walked in until I departed - needs were anticipated and expectations exceeded...and then some. A special recognition for Scott, the concierge without equal.
I have stayed at W hotels all across the country, and this is the best....without question.
July 23, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Patrick99 Not worth the money
Hotel is not worth the W name. Lobby was nice as were the hotel facilities. The room was dirty, and tired. There were stains and furniture was chipped. The noise was terrible, and at all hours of the night. Several calls downstairs lead to nothing, even though there was a fight outside my door. Room was low and we were waken up by garbage trucks. View was of a dirty alley.
January 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by craig1 Amazing Anniversary!
I would just like to thank the entire staff at the W Hotel Buckhead for making our 30th Anniversary so special! The recognition went above and beyond my expectations. David added a few extra touches that put the icing on the cake! Thank you for a most wonderful stay!
December 9, 2011