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Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3750 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542   |  
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Me and my wife stayed here for Mothers Day and we both was very pleased. The room was nice and neat. The three days that we stayed they cleaned our room and put fresh towels in everyday. We stayed in a room that had a balcony and that was so cool. Big lobby, nice pool, awesome food and drink bar. The night clerk was really nice too. We give this hotel 5 stars.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive comments regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate helping our guests have a memorable stay, and hope that when your travels bring you to the Gulf Shores area once again, we will be your hotel of choice.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Deer Park, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had our first problem ten minutes after arriving. We checked into our room only to see that one of the beds had clearly been laid on. The pillows were crumpled and the bedspread was obviously moved. Immediately, the front desk called and said they needed to move us to another room because the tv did not work in our room. A hotel clerk met us upstairs (with her daughter and husband) with the keys to our new room. We left for dinner and some fun only to come back to find that the tv in our new room did NOT work. The night clerk seemed very frustrated that we would ask for help with it and could not help. The tv was fixed by a repairman the next day, BUT our room was NEVER cleaned. We politely tried to discuss our disappointment in service with the front desk at checkout, but the desk clerks did NOT care. They handed us a receipt and said, "Have a good day." We checked out on June 15, 2014. I will never go back to this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 24, 2014
Please accept our sincere apologies for your disappointing stay! We share all guest feedback with our team, and wish to thank you for your candid comments. As a team we will strive to learn and grow from the issues you experienced. We want every guest to have a memorable stay, in a good way, and hope when your travels bring you to the Gulf Shores area again, we will have the opportunity to provide you one as well.
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Atmore
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The staff was very friendly and my husband was able to checkin early due to a rained out fishing trip. The room was clean, plenty of parking, and a good central location. The only complaint I have is that our satellite didn't work (seems common on the reviews).

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate the kind words about the staff, the hotel and our location, and apologize for your experience with the satellite TV. We will use your coment to alert the provider as to how important it is for our guests! We hope to see you again when your travels bring you to the Gulf Shores area, thanks again.
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Winnipeg, Canada
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had a great stay here. The location is perfect, and the staff were great. Rooms were standard Mariott rooms, very clean, nicely updated, good decor. Breakfast was good, clean, everything we expected. Staff were very friendly and really helpful! Location is close to shopping and the beach.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lynne-GM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Thank you for your positive feedback and noting our convenient location. We really appreciate your loyalty to Courtyard by Marriott, and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks so much!
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Jerusalem, Arkansas
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Loved it! AWESOME! 10 min drive to beach, close to several restaurants. We took Subway sandwiches to the beach and had picnics several days! Lawanda the manager was THE BEST. From the initial calls, which were several, through the whole stay, she was VERY NICE & HELPFUL. Very economical. Rooms were average, they had small frig inside and table and chairs on the balcony. Nice pool. Only negative was no breakfast.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Thank you for your kind words and recognition of our hotel and staff. We really appreciate hearing your positive feedback, and look forward to seeing you again, when your travels bring you once more to the Gulf Shores, Alabama area. Thanks so much!
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bham
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Next to shopping center. Theater literally 100 yards from hotel. Publix 200 yards. Maybe 5 min from gulf shores athletic complex ( we was there for state track meet first weekend in May.) Nice pool, kids approved. You must have breakfast at kitty Kafe in shopping center. About 3-5 min from lulus. About 5-10 from beach. Staff on this weekend friendly and attentive. Bed was soft. Slept well.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Thank you for your kind words and regarding our staff and your stay. We appreciate you pointing out our convenient location and the many options within walking distance. We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you to the Gulf Shores area once again. Thanks so much!
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Dulac, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The hotel's general manager, Lynn, went out of her way to make sure we had a pleasant stay, great manager! The Bistro employees, Te-Te & Jason, we're always very friendly and smiling. Approx. 10 mins. from beach and the Hangout, also right around the corner from LuLu's, the Track & Waterville. We would definitely stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lynne-GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Gulf Shores and with us! We certainly appreciated having you stay with us, and hope you will be able to come and visit again soon! Everything we do is aimed at providing you with a fun and memorable stay. Thanks so much!
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Address: 3750 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gulf Shores
#2 Family Hotel in Gulf Shores
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms 3*
Number of rooms: 87
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The new state-of-the-art lobby at The Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms features flexible spaces, free Wi-Fi and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via the GoBoard. The highlight of the new lobby experience is The Bistro - Eat.Drink.Connect. which provides healthy offerings in the morning, plus dinner service with cocktails in the evening. Our Gulf Shores hotel is located at the gateway to Alabama's Gulf Coast and is nestled on the front edge of Craft Farms - a coastal golf resort. The Courtyard is only 3.5 miles north of Gulf Shores beaches. Enjoy spacious accommodations with luxury Marriott Bedding, free internet-access and an ergonomic work space. Stay in shape while traveling in our hotel fitness center or seasonal swimming pool. Additional amenities our hotel offers is a business center and boarding pass printing station. Your stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms is sure to be more comfortable, productive and enjoyable than ever before. ... more   less 
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