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“Possibly The Best Courtyard In The Chain...”
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Courtyard Altoona
Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Altoona
Ocean City, Maryland
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“Possibly The Best Courtyard In The Chain...”
Reviewed November 27, 2004

Staying at Marriott properties, you come to expect the consistantly excellent service they always seem to provide.
But sometimes it even goes beyond that, and that's why I'm writing this review.
This Altoona property is absolutely the best Courtyard I've ever had the pleasure of staying in.
Parking, view, location, cleanliness - all 100%.
But I, like others I'm sure, gauge a hotel by the first stop - at check-in.
I've stayed here many time over the years (and stay at Marriott properties at least 70 times a year), and have never had less than an enjoyable experience from check-in to check-out at this Courtyard.
The owner of this hotel is a lucky guy... He has an extremely polite, well informed, helpful, and thoroughly professional staff working for him.
And, speaking personally, this type of service will bring me back many, many times.
If you stay anywhere else in Altoona, you lose.
Treat yourself to a night at this property. (And be sure to grab a couple of those homemade cookies at the front desk!)

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Reviewed May 16, 2004

Stayed at the courtyard on May 16. Excellent hotel next to blair county convention center. Very clean, with pool , hot tub and gym. Many restauarants near hotel. Visited horseshoe curve. Great historic site. The staff is very pleasant. You can tell that not too many people stay here.

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Property: Courtyard Altoona
Address: 2 Convention Center Dr, Altoona, PA 16602-5660
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Altoona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Altoona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Altoona 3*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Courtyard Altoona hotel is meticulously designed for the business and pleasure traveler alike. Enjoy the comfort, style and functionality of our modern lobby featuring The Bistro. Eat-Drink-Connect in The Bistro offering delicious breakfast and dinner options as well as cocktails and Starbucks(R) coffee. This Altoona hotel is conveniently connected to the Blair County Convention Center and is just minutes from a variety of restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse, TGI Friday's, and Jethros. The Courtyard Altoona hotel is ideally located in the heart of Altoona and just minutes from many area attractions: Lakemont Park, DelGrosso Park, Pennsylvania Rails to Trails, Blue Knob Ski Resort, Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark, and the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum. Relax in comfortable guest rooms and stay productive with free Wi-Fi. Unwind in the Indoor Pool, Whirlpool or Fitness Center. Visit the Courtyard Altoona hotel, offering unparalleled service and style among hotels in Altoona! ... more   less 
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