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NCED Conference Center and Hotel

#12 of 24 Hotels in Norman
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2801 E State Hwy 9, Norman, OK 73071
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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly doubt families stay here, if they do I would imagine it is minimal participation. A majority of the rooms are made for one person, perhaps 2 max. I stayed here for a week long business trip. The room was clean, the bed was okay, and the room served its purpose. The Internet worked fine and the shower power... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved an accessible room which we were given. Thank goodness I only use a cane as I am not sure you could function in a wheel chair in that room. It was tiny and the amenities were sparse. The room was clean and the price was OK considering it was Christmas. The holder for the hand held shower was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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47 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at this hotel for a conference (meetings held at the university) so I did not have a choice in where we stayed. While the hotel had clean, modern rooms, you really had to drive if you wanted to go anywhere other than the hotel restaurant/cafeteria. The restaurant and cafeteria was okay but not my ideal situation as I... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This very large hotel has a very nice gym as well as trained specialists that can provide fitness assessments. You have to schedule those and they are $25. Our favorite feature is the huge outdoor salt-water pool. Recently it has become possible for the general public to purchase a monthly membership, which allows you to use all the fitness facilities.... More 

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Los angeles, California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited for a family retreat. The hotel staff was excellent except the bar attendant Kelly. I'm not sure if she was having a bad night but she acted as if ordering from her area was a complete bother. I order a few martinis and my husband wanted to get a round for the other couples and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I stayed here with a bunch of girlfriends for a wedding. The rooms were a perfect set up for groups. I wouldn't stay here for a romantic get away. The breakfast was great every morning, popcorn and drinks available through the day. The pool is huge! The staff was very friendly and helpful. It would be nice if they had... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I was at the NCED in September for a business conference. The staff was very nice and so helpful. There was free popcorn, and soda, and one night was a Karoke night. This was especially fun for myself and my coworkers. We got to relax and have fun after a long day of seminars and meetings. But the one thing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The conference center is owned by the USPS, but managed by Marriott. It is just outside Norman OK on Hwy 9 convenient to the postal training center, the weather center, and the university. The hotel is a very good selection overall with the rooms being clean and well maintained, but they are small for a hotel. The bathrooms are quite... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I was very disappointed in the room. The hotel itself is ok but beds are soft. Rooms and baths tiny and very uncomfortable. Would never stay there again. The shuttle over to the stadium was nice. I didn't eat there so I have no input on restaurant. I cut my trip short and checked out due to the room. Look... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The name says it all - National Center for Employee Development "NCED" - a facility initially constructed as a hotel for USPS in-residence training. The hotel, grounds with fountains, saltwater pool and tennis courts are super. If you've ever stayed on a military base, you'll understand the over-the-top facility with very basic rooms. I first visited NCED and stayed with... More 

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