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Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent, friendly, reliable staff. I left my shoes in the room, only to discover this fact a week later! I immediately called the front desk and spoke to a very courteous and helpful women who found my shoes in the lost and found. She took my information but refused payment I offered to cover the shipping. The next day I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for the Run the Bluegrass half marathon. It was a cold and wet weekend but the property was still beautiful. I have read mixed reviews on the beds. Beware that these aren't the typical Marriott beds. I thought they were an upgrade, but not everyone will think so. For some reason my bedding type request... More 

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123 reviews 123 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was fine with the hotel but I wish it was located downtown so that you could walk to other places. The golf course is also pretty nice. The bar has a nice bourbon selection and the food is pretty good too. Really no complaints about anything, just wish you could walk to something besides Denny's.

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Miami, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was probably tops in the early 80's...age is showing. Rooms are ok but overall it has a worn out feel to the place, pool, bar and restaurant feel the same. Location is very good to get around Lexington and staff is friendly.

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having a great bed when on a road trip is high on my priority list - and I was not disappointed. We got the hotel through Name your price on Priceline as it was just a sleep over stop. We were surprised to get it at 60% off but when we are arrived at this very fancy, big grand hotel,... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been staying in the Griffin Gate Hotel for 5 years now. I love the hotel. It is so beautiful and makes me feel at home. Until this year. This year is my first time staying without my family so I paid for the room myself. I was originally supposed to be charged $317 but when I looked at... More 

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GriffinGate, Manager at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I'm very sorry to hear about the trouble you experienced with your credit card. From your description, it sounds like you presented a Debit card to our desk staff. It is very customary at most hotels to automatically "authorize" enough funds from your card to cover room and tax for the length of your... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have been staying at the Griffin Gate for one week each November for a conference. The property has been renovated and is in excellent shape, but what makes the Griffin Gate such an exceptional hotel is the staff. From the moment you're greeted by the bellmen you're made to feel welcome. It's always a pleasure to check in and... More 

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Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have stayed in various hotels this year traveling....this was by far the worst bed I have tried to sleep in...It was very clean but felt like a camper bed with a board foundation and the mattress was beyond firm! I did discretely try to change rooms only to be told nicely that this is there premier bed..but they would... More 

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GriffinGate, Manager at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to provide a review of our resort, Cynthia G. We will share your feedback with our team and will use this to discuss ways that we can improve in the future. Please accept our apologies for your disappointment in the many areas you mentioned. Dan Sirrine Director of Operations Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa... More 

Westerville, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Reserved a guest suite and a 2 bedroom suite for Thanksgiving 2014. From the moment we arrived I was displeased. I was told they would not have free breakfast, the workout room was closed, the spa was closed and no discounts would be given considering we had relied on the free breakfast as advertised on their web site. I was... More 

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GriffinGate, Manager at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Ms. Logan. It is disappointing to read that we failed to meet many of your expectations. We know that because of your work with several members of our staff, our team took extra steps to prepare for your visit as we wanted this to be a special experience for you and your family. It is... More 

Annandale, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Griffin Gate for work and it was wonderful all around. Gorgeous property and was all decorated for the holidays. Ate in their JW restaurant a few times and it was delicious. Also had a company function in a private room that was delightful. The staff went above and beyond. First, I was in the shower when my... More 

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Additional Information about Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

Address: 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Location: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 409
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Also Known As:
Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel Lexington
Marriott Lexington
Lexington Marriott
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Lexington
#13 Romantic Hotel in Lexington
#20 Family Hotel in Lexington

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