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Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this "resort" three times now and the staff are always welcoming and professional. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Apparently some of the rooms have been recently renovated but mine have never shown signs of that. The grounds are very nice if you have a chance to walk them. My major issue, and it's happened twice... More

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

Hi Chef_Baboo, I'm sorry to hear about the problems with the neighboring room's dog! While we do still accept pets, we have strict restrictions in place to avoid these kinds of issues. We strive to maintain a peaceful environment at all times and I'm glad to read that our security staff responded quickly. We appreciate your return visits and the... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel really has it all. If you are here for a business or pleasure I don't think that you will be disappointed. I was here for business and they have a great work area if you need to complete some things or meet with coworkers. I enjoyed the lunch and the breakfast bar that they had as well. But... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a one night stop halfway between Hilton Head and home so thought we'd try Griffin Gate - we wish we had stayed there a few days instead of just one night. What a beautiful property! It's a big Marriott built around maybe 1980 I would guess but the lobby and rooms are all updated - very current, fresh and... More

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Knoxville
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally we love Marriott hotels and this one was nice with a pleasant staff. However, I would rather take a beating than "sleep" on their bed again. My husband and I barely slept as the memory foam mattress or mattress top was hard and uncomfortable and left us feeling as if we had wrestled with someone instead of sleeping. Please... More

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

Hi SouthernGirl28, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the bed in your room. We want all of our guests to have a great, comfortable nights sleep and I am very sorry you and your husband did not experience this. Would you please be kind enough to send me an email so that I can inspect the specific room... More

Lexington, Kentucky
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bed was wonderful! But bathrooms extremely small and had a not so clean smell. Hand towels need bleaching. Had to cut air way down to keep cool. Otherwise front desk friendly and room had a fridge in it. Nice room overall. Expected a little bit more for a Marriott!

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Chicago
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134 reviews 134 reviews
38 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newer hotels in the area get higher reviews, but this hotel offers conference amenities the others do not. The hotel has been updated and rooms are spacious and attractively decorated. Tempur-pedic beds are terrific -being a vendor made me happy to see all the rooms have them now. On my last visit, there were more choices for snacks/breakfast. That was... More

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Madison, Alabama
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129 reviews 129 reviews
39 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only an excellent Resort they have a wonderful Spa. Al did a wonderful massage, Shamea did my facial and it was great Kym did my Man/Ped and my hands and feet feel soo good. This is the very best Spa that I have used. The Spa is very neat, clean and well kept. Everyone works well together. They are... More

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Hope,Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed here two weeks ago. I did not sleep well. The beds are extremely hot. They have new Tempur- pedics beds. I actually have a latex mattress at my home. I thought because of this, sleeping would be no problem. I was extremely wrong. Pillow top mattresses are so much more comfortable. I feel Marriott is making a big... More

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

Thank you for your feedback on our TemperPedic mattresses. I have shared your feedback with our team and we are verifying that all of our beds are equipped with our pillow-top mattress pads. I am very sorry that you and your husband did not enjoy a good nights sleep! We appreciate your many compliments of our facility and staff and... More

Houston, Texas
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently we stayed at the Griffin Gate Marriott for three nights. We didnt know what to expect. had a great stay. Upon arrival, the staff was attentive and courteous. Check in was a breeze. lots of parking. I noticed the parking lot was large enough to handle vehicles with trailers. Our room was nice. The room was not large but... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent the weekend at this resort. The service was excellent, the room spotless and the bed the most comfortable of any hotel. Close to the Kentucky Horse park. This was our first visit and we will be back.

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Address: 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa 4*
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Enveloped by rolling Bluegrass Country Hills, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a true urban oasis, located near area highways, yet secluded enough for guests to experience scenic Lexington resort ambiance. With locally inspired decor, convenient work spaces, Marriott signature bedding and the latest in technology enhancements, completely renovated Lexington hotel rooms blend southern hospitality with unsurpassed modern comfort. From our Rees Jones-designed golf course and pavilion to the Mansion, a meticulously restored 19th century antebellum manor blending tradition and sophistication, events are a unique experience at this hotel in Lexington. Work, meet, and recharge after a productive day in the newly renovated lobby of this Lexington, KY hotel. Plus, guests can enjoy food and beverage options from Marriott's Greatroom 5/10/20 menu. Be sure to take advantage of The Spa at Griffin Gate, offering a variety of treatments that are sure to melt away stress and provide complete relaxation. ... more   less 
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