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Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati
Ranked #21 of 51 Hotels in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very nice, it doesn't look very old, the rooms are fresh and clean, however the walls are so thin we could hear conversations next door. The hotel is close to the university and hospitals and the hotel parking is on site, but they charge $10.00/day. The hotel offers breakfast downstairs but it's not free either. For the price you pay at this hotel it would be nice to have free parking and a continental breakfast.

Stayed: June 2014
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susan g, General Manager at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Thank you for your response, we value your opinion about our hotel. I appreciate you noticing that we just completed a room renovation and that the cleanliness and freshness of the hotel stood out to you. I apologize that noise levels from teh adjacent room were not blocked to a greater degree. I am not sure if you were in a connecting room or not but if so, this may have contributed. In the future, feel free to call front desk and allow us an opportunity to speak with your neighbor to help keep things comfortable for you. Our parking garage is covered and underground and very safe. We do not own nor operate the garage and therefore we do not control pricing. However, all guests have felt comfortable with the well-lit, clean garage where the elevator takes you directly to lobby level. There is easy access to the hotel from the garage. We do offer package pricing that includes parking and breakfast so in the future, please utilize that package pricing that accommodates a value add for you as our guest. We look forward to serving you in the future and I am hopeful that this information is helpful. Sue Graves

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center is a great hotel in an excellent conference center setting. Buffet's and Breakfast were good solid meals, fresh veggies and nicely done fish, chicken and beef. Conference rooms and small amphitheaters are among the best conference rooms I have been in…having stayed downtown, the distance to the museums and good restaurants requires a car or taxi. Excellent, helpful staff including great wait staffs and friendly service.

Room Tip: Rooms at the end of the halls were very quiet.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Actually was a ton better than I thought it would be. From a location standpoint it's a little off the trail unless you need to be on campus, but the room was nice and quiet even with a wedding party and it's gets the fifth star for the awesome breakfast...one of the best I've had... (And I'll forgive you for the cool reception we got for wanting to eat outside...almost to an employee, there was an audible sigh when asked to sit outside).

Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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susan g, General Manager at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you for the great comments. I am sorry that you received a sigh about sitting outside. our patio dining is extraordinary and for anybody coming to town, you'll want to take advantage of the awesome green space with our fountain just below the dining area. It is a truly relaxing experience. I look forward to seeing you again, maybe for a Reds game this summer? Just ask for the General Manager, I'll be happy to seat you outside.
Sue

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

My wife and I reserved one of the king bed rooms to stay over night on 5/26/14. This night was going to cap off our trip to the Smokey Mountains for our ten year anniversary. Based on the rating being so hgih we were pretty excited to stay at the hotel even thought the total cost of the room totaled to $230.

We finally got to our room and I took a nap. While my wife was getting ready to get in the shower she stepped on a handful of HUGE TOENAILS. That is unbelieveably gross and in my opinion unacceptable. What else was not clean in the room?

I proceeded to call the front desk and share the feedback. The response was "We will see what we can do about providing you with a discounted rate"

Thats not acceptable, my thought is they should of put me in another room and 100% comped. No such thing occured so me and my wife left and found a different hotel. We stayed at the Cincinatian in downtown Cincinatti where the room was gorgeuos, CLEAN, and $80 cheaper!

Room Tip: Go to the Cincinatian
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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susan g, Manager at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear Matthew,

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati. I apologize that your recent stay was not satisfactory and appreciate your feedback.

You’re a valued customer; everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience. I apologize for the cleanliness issues you experienced upon your arrival in your guestroom. I can certainly understand how concerning it must have been to find nail clippings from the previous guest and how this must have negatively impacted your memorable celebration of your ten year anniversary. Furthermore, I am sorry that we were not more accommodating regarding relocating your guestroom and offering compensation. Please be assured that we are taking immediate corrective steps to avoid such problems in the future. I have spoken to the housekeeping team and have reviewed the proper cleaning room process to ensure the highest of Marriott cleanliness standards. As a gesture of our good will, we would like to offer you one complimentary room night on a future visit to Cincinnati.
If you would like to discuss your experience further, please feel free to contact me directly at the phone number listed below. Once again, please accept my apology. We would like to regain your trust and we hope you will allow us an opportunity to provide you with an exceptional guest experience when your travels bring you back to this area.

Sincerely,
CATHERINE TOTMAN
Assistant General Manager

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

I was at the Kingsgate Marriott for a conference, the hotel & rooms were very nice & clean. The staff was very helpful. There is a shuttle available w/ in a so many mile radius or concierge is willing to call a taxi for you. The restaurant in the hotel is very nice, limited menu but the food was very good & the wait staff went above & beyond to make sure I had a pleasant dining experience.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

A special thank you to Front Office Manager Matthew Dooley. He was very kind, understanding, and took the initiative when I had some problems booking the hotel through Marriott Reservations. I brought my two little girls down for the Memorial Day weekend to go to the Cincinnati Zoo and some other fun things. Both girls developed a 24-48 hour virus, so I wanted to thank housekeeping for helping me out with a few accidents. And last, but not least, a extra special thank you to Bert Murray at the Front Desk, he was so wonderful, and easy to deal with. Bert really made my trip memorable from the incidentals, to his friendliness, to his overall persona - Bert really exemplifies Marriott Customer Service at its best!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

The continental breakfast and restaurant/bar had a great selection of delicious food. There were several local/seasonal beers to choose from. The folks at the front desk were very understanding when I lost my breakfast tickets, and replaced them without any hassle.
When I realized that the conference I was attending ended a few hours after the original checkout time they had no problem moving back the checkout time.
Free wifi is always a plus!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Address: 151 Goodman Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Region: United States > Ohio > Cincinnati
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cincinnati
Price Range: £114 - £187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati 3.5*
Number of rooms: 206
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Find extraordinary service, comfort and convenience at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati. Located on the university campus, our hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio offers perfect accommodations for students and parents who are visiting. We are also close to several Cincinnati hospitals. An eco-friendly meeting choice, we offer green board rooms and venues for your next event. ... more   less 
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