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Marriott Conference Center at the National Center for Employee Development

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New Orleans
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a first class Mariott Resort disguised as the National Center for Education and Development. The hotel is dominated by USPS employees, but there is plenty of room and most are in class during the day or at night (sleepijg during the day). They stay together and their activities will not disrupt your stay. Food is buffet style and... More 

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Winfield, Illinois
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is part of a large federal post office training facility and therefore is different from any other Marriott hotel you may have stayed at before. It is more like an adult summer camp, or a cruise ship, with many activities planned each day like fitness, yoga, and relaxation classes. Alina is a great fitness instructor, who gives encouragement... More 

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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the rooms are small and out dated it is a clean and convenient place to stay while visiting norman. Beds are only queen and room is sort of small but the breakfast is nice and offers variety and is included in the room. That helps as the room is overpriced for what it is. The staff are nice and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for business and pleasure. made this trip with my husband for work and I never knew this all existed. this was like a resort for professionals. Everything was in one place and the OKC was not far. We even took in a Thunder's game. Did I mention the breakfast was awesome.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a "Marriott" training hotel. Not a fully branded hotel. If you are in town for a conference or work- this place will work for you. It is not a vacation place. There are shuttles galore though so it does help.

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Thank Michele C
Bradenton, Florida
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65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Like so many have mentioned this is a conference center owned by the USPS. For years it was almost exclusively for USPS employees to stay while receiving their specialized (mainly tech fields) training. It has now been opened up as a conference center for the general population. For those who have been here in the past the guard at the... More 

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Lenexa, KS
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Our relatives always stay here for the Sooners game and so since they were staying here, we also opted to make a reservation too. I will tell you that the rooms are very tiny. Really just enough room for the bed and chair. The bath and sink area is also small and there is no microwave nor fridge in the... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This complex is designed for training and conferences. The rooms, while functional, are small. More like a dorm room than a hotel/motel. Personally, I would not stay here overnight or as a base to visit the area. However, if you are having a conference or need large groups to train - this is the place to go. Everything is on... More 

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Thank GNAC-001
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We loved this facility. We were here for the MS150 bike event and stayed one night. Check in was crazy fast. Was very clean. Food was delicious at the Sooner Grill. Pool was fantastic. Hot tub very clean relaxing and beautiful.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple times now. The staff is so friendly, helpful, and welcoming. The food is excellent and plentiful. The cleaning staff are very personable and do a great job keeping my room neat and clean.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently opened to the public, this is the largest hotel in Oklahoma, featuring newly (2009) renovated guest rooms, affordable buffet style dinner and route 66 lounge. It also has the most extensive fitness and recreational facilities of any hotel in Oklahoma. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marriott Conference Center at the National Center for Employee Development

Address: 2801 E State Hwy 9, Norman, OK 73071 (Formerly NCED Conference Center and Hotel)
Location: United States > Oklahoma > Norman
Price Range: $100 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marriott Conference Center at the National Center for Employee Development 3*
Number of rooms: 964
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Nced Hotel Norman
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#5 Business Hotel in Norman
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“East side gives you a lovely view of a brick wall. All other give you a great place to watch a passing tornado.”
 of 5 bubbles 266GaryM, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“A room overlooking the pool is a nice bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles VintageGibson, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same. Single queen rooms or a suite that are basically two queen rooms that connect.”
 of 5 bubbles VacationsR-AGirlsBFF, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“This hotel was full and I did not hear anything at night.”
 of 5 bubbles H25QMgregh, May 16, 2016 | Read review
“The elevators in the lobby are busier than the rear elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles SoCaltravelerSD, Apr 16, 2016 | Read review
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