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Marriott Conference Center at the National Center for Employee Development

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2801 E State Hwy 9, Norman, OK 73071 (Formerly NCED Conference Center and Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel with great facilities i.e. Full size gym, weight room, swimming pool, tennis courts, and walking/jogging trails. Several eating options in the hotel. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 is because there was no refrigerator or microwave in the rooms. Other than that it's a great place

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the hotel has nice amenities it's outdated and the rooms are small. The bathroom is barely large enough for a tiny person and the sink has no counter space. The air conditioning barely worked in my room and the power went out at 7pm and didn't come back on until 0430. Needless to say it was unbearable. No explanation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Facility is very nice. Good great. Everything was clean and nice. No microwave or fridge in the room. Marriott style and service is evident. Classrooms are good. Location is about 30-40 minutes to the airport. A shuttle is available for a fee. Not much else in the area.

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Fort Worth, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here along with several other families during high school baseball playoffs. There was a fantastic gym, full size basketball court, darts, pool tables, and pool. The rooms are small, very convention center like, but they were fine for us. There is a cafeteria style food service, which wasn't great for dinner, but perfect for breakfast. It was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible facilities offered to hotel guest including bicycle and guitar rentals, a huge saltwater pool, nice gym, large indoor basketball courts with children's gym toys like jumping balls and scooters. You can make s'mores at the fire pits in the evening. The cafeteria is nice and convenient with a breakfast selection that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest diners.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are hosting a conference this place would be awesome. Big on site restaurant with excellent selection in the menu changes every day. The rooms are small but adequate and furnished in typical Marriott style. There is a very large fitness center, a huge pool, outdoor track, a pretty cool bar and enough to keep most people busy. The... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for personal travel. The facilities are awesome! Had I known there was so much to do there, I would have planned accordingly. The breakfast was awesome, the pool is a nice atmosphere and there is so much more to do here than meets the eye! Plan accordingly. I never could connect to the Wf-fi...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many great things about this hotel and I would like to give it a better rating but the size and quality of the rooms prevent me from doing so. As mentioned in many other reviews, the amenities at this hotel are the best in Norman. Their Olympic sized pool, pool tables, darts, basketball court, gym, bar, and cafeteria... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, this hotel is not properly represented inn the photos. It is being remodeled. The room I was assigned was tiny with two small beds. They were unable to accommodate my party of 3 with any suitably sized room. Up to date, realistic photos would be greatly appreciated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem! Out of the way, yet so convenient to everything we needed. We were here for a baseball tournament and were pleasantly surprised at all of the amenities! Olympic size pool, darts, pool table, basketball court, huge cafeteria style restaurant, lounge and more! This is where we will be staying in Oklahoma from now on!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $134 - $168 (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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Also Known As:
Nced Hotel Norman
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Norman
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