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JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Romania [Master Thread]

JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Romania [Master Thread]

Old Feb 9, 10, 2:14 am
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Anyone with some recent experience? I'm staying there next week for a change away from the usual IC.
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Old Feb 9, 10, 10:48 am
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Originally Posted by RMC500 View Post
..... Email the hotel to get details and/or reservations. If there are more than one in the party, it may be cheaper to arrange for a hotel car (which is actually a Hertz car and driver - Hertz has an office at the hotel). The cost for two from hotel back to airport, in a Mercedes, was around $28 or $30 IIRC. The hotel can also give you this info by email. ..........................
Just checked the web page for this property, could not find an email address. Care to post it or PM. Thanks.
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Old Feb 18, 10, 2:36 pm
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Just left this property - the best so far in Bucharest, beats the IC hands down. Had a "normal" room but was bigger than most rooms I ever had. (checked the fire escape map - there are rooms nearly twice as big)

The rate (used the VISA rate, might or might not be public, dunno) was 550 RON incl breakfast (breakfast bought separately is ca 100 RON)

Big marble bathroom with both bath and walk in shower.

I really can recommend this property.
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Old Sep 27, 12, 10:44 am
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Good afternoon all.

Any recent reports for this hotel? Seems like quite a good place to spend 15,000 points/a reward cert for a night.

Thanks,

Chris
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Old Sep 29, 12, 12:11 pm
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I have been in Romania many times. The JW is the best hotel in the country. If you prefer central location stay at the Hilton (the bar is nice and very frequented), but as luxury hotel the JW is no. 1.
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Old Sep 30, 12, 5:16 am
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Originally Posted by submonte View Post
I have been in Romania many times. The JW is the best hotel in the country. If you prefer central location stay at the Hilton (the bar is nice and very frequented), but as luxury hotel the JW is no. 1.
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Old Sep 29, 13, 3:46 am
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JW Marriott in Bucharest

Hi,

Does anyone have an e-mail adress of the JW Marriott in Bucharest?
Thx in advance.
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Old Sep 29, 13, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by PetzLUX View Post
Hi,

Does anyone have an e-mail adress of the JW Marriott in Bucharest?
Thx in advance.
"JW, Bucharest Romania Concierge" <[email protected]>

Hope it helps
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Old Sep 30, 13, 10:01 am
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Originally Posted by more4less View Post
"JW, Bucharest Romania Concierge" <[email protected]>

Hope it helps
Thanks a lot. Worked perfectly.
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Old Nov 26, 13, 5:35 pm
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Stayed here last week. I don't have a basis to determine if it is the "best hotel in the country" as my colleagues seemed pretty satisfied with the Hilton and the Intercon (which are a bit more convenient to the historic centre). However I can tell you that I was happy with the property and certainly would not hesitate to stay here again. Staff was uniformly polite.

Checkin in the opulent lobby was relatively efficient - I was preassigned a nice room on the 6th Floor (supposedly an "elite" floor) that was extremely spacious - I think an executive grand - with a great view overlooking the front of the hotel. I was told it was the highest class below suite level. There was a full couch plus 3 easy chairs plus a desk. The bathroom had both a large shower and a separate bath with a generous sink area. Was a little annoyed that housekeeping only left one soap bar but likely an oversight. Water pressure was good and wifi also worked well. Large closets. There was a connecting door but noise from next door and hallway was fairly minimal. Had to wait a while when ringing "at your service" they need to work on that.

As Gold I received access to the 8th floor elite lounge, which was also quite spacious. The evening spread was sufficient to kill my hunger pangs and retire early (jetlag blues). Free beer/wine/spirits from 17:30-20:30 though food disappears an hour earlier. Did not check the morning offerings as my rate included breakfast in the restaurant (which had a great spread as well). Lounge is open 24/7 for soft drinks and water which is fantastic when you don't want to pay $5 for a coke and also meant I could make Facetime calls at 5am without waking my neighbor up (I try to be considerate )

My only complaint is that the room was a bit musty, I am not sure if the hotel just hasn't been well cleaned since smoking was banned or if it just gets into the HVAC. I did notice a cig butt at the elevator so obviously not well enforced. Speaking of which, for those who dislike elevator noise I would avoid the xx28-xx38 range (there are 2 sets of elevators).

The hotel is very convenient to the People's Palace and 5-10m taxi from the historic downtown. However it is a bit of a haul if you need to cross the city during rush hour traffic, i.e. to get to the airport or expo center.

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Old Nov 28, 13, 12:27 pm
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Thanks for the update!

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Old Nov 28, 13, 1:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Boraxo View Post
Stayed here last week. I don't have a basis to determine if it is the "best hotel in the country" as my colleagues seemed pretty satisfied with the Hilton and the Intercon. However I can tell you that I was happy with the property and certainly would not hesitate to stay here again. Staff was uniformly polite.

Checkin in the opulent lobby was relatively efficient - I was preassigned a nice room on the 6th Floor (supposedly an "elite" floor) that was extremely spacious - I think an executive grand - with a great view overlooking the front of the hotel. I was told it was the highest class below suite level. There was a full couch plus 3 easy chairs plus a desk. The bathroom had both a large shower and a separate bath with a generous sink area. Was a little annoyed that housekeeping only left one soap bar but likely an oversight. Water pressure was good and wifi also worked well. Large closets. There was a connecting door but noise from next door and hallway was fairly minimal. Had to wait a while when ringing "at your service" they need to work on that.

As Gold I received access to the 8th floor elite lounge, which was also quite spacious. The evening spread was sufficient to kill my hunger pangs and retire early (jetlag blues). Free beer/wine/spirits from 17:30-20:30 though food disappears an hour earlier. Did not check the morning offerings as my rate included breakfast in the restaurant (which had a great spread as well). Lounge is open 24/7 for soft drinks and water which is fantastic when you don't want to pay $5 for a coke and also meant I could make Facetime calls at 5am without waking my neighbor up (I try to be considerate )

My only complaint is that the room was a bit musty, I am not sure if the hotel just hasn't been well cleaned since smoking was banned or if it just gets into the HVAC. I did notice a cig butt at the elevator so obviously not well enforced. Speaking of which, for those who dislike elevator noise I would avoid the xx28-xx38 range (there are 2 sets of elevators).
Overall same experience there for me, except for the cigarette/smoke issue.
Got a room on the 8th floor.
Liked my stay there.
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Old Apr 7, 14, 3:59 pm
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Here tonight....

What a great hotel, terrific staff, great upgrade, what more could I ask??

(Two night stay Ski, I'll do my homework tomorrow & give you a lounge update :-D)
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Old Apr 8, 14, 2:52 am
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Originally Posted by Wickersley View Post
Here tonight....

What a great hotel, terrific staff, great upgrade, what more could I ask??

(Two night stay Ski, I'll do my homework tomorrow & give you a lounge update :-D)
Also in Bucharest, at the moment. Had considered the JW Marriott; but decided on the IC instead (to make things easier).

How's the casino at the Marriott? (sort of curious)
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Old Apr 8, 14, 10:53 am
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Originally Posted by Wickersley View Post
(Two night stay Ski, I'll do my homework tomorrow & give you a lounge update :-D)
Thanks - appreciate it!

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