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“Good hotel, great UD location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton

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Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2006 Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45408   |  
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Ranked #13 of 45 Hotels in Dayton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
“Good hotel, great UD location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Dropped son off at law school, stayed two nights. Fast and friendly check in. Was given a handicapped room so I called down to front desk. They let me look at another room, but not as large, so kept the one given (hate those showers). Room clean, used pull out for my son but no linens, so called down again. Took another call an hour later for linens to arrive.

Overall: clean, good rate, excellent location for UD, good parking, staff at desk very friendly, nice view of river, free wi-fi. Would stay there again.

Room Tip: Liked the river view. Room at end of hall very quiet.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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ConcordHospitality, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, August 21, 2012
Mike_vacation_12,

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We pleased to have you and your son stay with us and wish him well with his schooling this year. I’m sorry about the linens not being in your room for the pull out bed or being delivered quickly. I will speak with our staff about this situation and make appropriate changes so all of our guests are properly equipped. We do hope to have you come and stay with us again, especially on your next trip to visit your son.

Yours truly,
Janie Loughran, General Manager
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wilder, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton is great. It is conveniently located right next to the University of Dayton and the Miami Valley Hospital. I stayed one night and it was great. The bed was very comfortable, the room was clean, and there was free wi-fi. I would definitely stay here again

  • Stayed August 2012, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ConcordHospitality, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, August 8, 2012
Immaboss,

Thank you for taking a moment and writing about our hotel on TripAdvisor. Your business is greatly appreciated and we’re happy to know that you had a pleasant stay with us at Courtyard. We hope you will come and stay with us again for maybe more than one night.

Yours truly,
Janie Loughran, General Manager
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Memphis, Tennessee
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22 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Stayed 2 nights in mid-July 2012 for business.

Above Expectations:
(+) Ambiance. (Clean room; calm and quiet lobby)
(+) Room. (Large. Comfortable. Flat-screen tv w/ HBO)
(+) Location. (Less than 2-min. to UD)

Expected (for better or worse):
(^^) Staff. (Friendly, helpful staff)
(^^) Internet. (F-R-E-E)
(^^) Affordability. (Priced just right...)
(^^) Parking. (Also F-R-E-E)

Below Expectations:
(-) A/C. (Unit leaked water onto the carpet)


Note: The price and location alone make this hotel worthy of a repeat visit - would stay here again.

Stayed July 2012, traveled on business

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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ConcordHospitality, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, August 7, 2012
MemphisMQ,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor about our hotel. We are pleased that you chose to stay with us while visiting Dayton. I’m glad to hear that you found our staff to be friendly and our rooms clean and quite. We welcome all University of Dayton business travelers and certainly hope to have you stay with us again.

Best regards,
Janie Loughran, General Manager
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Fairfield County, CT
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34 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We arrived at the hotel after a long day of visiting colleges in Ohio and was second in line to check in at the hotel. We stood at the counter in front of the desk attendant for what seemed like at least a minute before he acknowledged us. He was not very friendly and did very little to welcome us to the hotel. We noticed a sign on the desk that warned hotel guests that they should not leave valuables within view in the cars. It worried me a bit though we never felt unsafe in the area and appreciated the warning. The hotel is a very nicely appointed Courtyard located across the street from some of the indoor athletic facilities of the University of Dayton. It is a 5 or so minute drive from the university itself. Lots of shopping and restaurants within a 15 minute drive. By the way, the person at check out was a lot nicer! I would definitely stay here again if (for some reason) I find myself in Dayton.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ConcordHospitality, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, July 26, 2012
sevenstates,

Thank you for taking the time to comment about our hotel and our Dayton area. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay. Please accept our apology for the unpleasant check-in. Things may get hectic around the hotel, especially with check-ins, but that’s no excuse for lack of acknowledgement. We’ll be sure to reinforce with our team the importance of great customer service. May your college visiting adventure continue to be enjoyable for you and your family.

Best regards,

Janie Loughran, General Manager
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Great staff, checkin/check out a breeze, room was spotless as was all the public common areas. Grounds nicely landscaped and maintained.

Room Tip: Right off I-75 south, easy access..
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ConcordHospitality, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, June 21, 2012
Thank you for your review and recommendation alexanderohio! We’re so glad you enjoy staying with us; we greatly appreciate your business and taking the time to share your comments.

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Janie Loughran, General Manager
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Grand Rapids, MI
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73 hotel reviews
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

This was the second Courtyard I stayed at this month that exceeded expectations! The place was packed for the Dayton Hamvention when I was there, but the desk staff was still exceptionally friendly, and I received a room on the top floor as requested. The hot tub was hot, and the pool was refreshing. The room decor was up-to-date and nice -- better than a typical hotel in this price range.

We had breakfast provided. They were making omelets and had some scrambled eggs and bacon/sausage out, but the rest of the food was pretty typical of what would have been free at other hotels. Nothing special, but convenient none the less.

My only complaint, and what makes this not a 5-star, is that the bed was somewhat uncomfortable. They had a tiny mattress pad under the sheet that kept curling up, and the pillow top mattress was kind of saggy vs. soft. I had trouble sleeping both nights I was there due to the comfort of the bed.

Then again, perhaps I'm just being picky. Next time you're in Dayton, stay here. You won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton, responded to this review, June 29, 2012
Hello TheInternationalLine and thank you so much for your review. I’m pleased we exceeded expectations, as that is exactly what we want to do for every guest. I’ll commend the desk staff on your behalf, we are grateful to have such an amazing team. I will look into the pillow top and mattress pads right away, we want to make sure all our guests are well rested when they leave! Thank you again for taking the time to write the recommendation, we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Dayton.
Janie Loughran, General Manager
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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

We stayed here at this Marriott for a wedding. We paid extra for a jacuzzi in our room. The room was very clean, nice jacuzzi, shower was very nice. Everything was perfect but NO HOT WATER!!!!!! I brought it up to the management but they didn't seem to care to much.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton

Address: 2006 Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45408
Location: United States > Ohio > Dayton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Dayton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Dayton-University of Dayton 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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