Disappointed with this Marriott A review of Marriott's Villas at Doral
We were quite disappointed in this resort as we have stayed at Marriotts before and they have always been excellent. The rooms were nicely furnished and big, however there were stains all over the carpets, no extractor fans in either of the bathrooms, the towel rails were falling off the walls and there were lots of little bits that had not been finished or were not maintained very well. The other major problem with the resort is that the pool is only in sunshine from the early morning until about 11.30 am, it then goes into shadow, consequently the pool is freezing cold.
The area the resort is in has lots of nice shopping centres and restaurants and the Marriott Spa and Golf resort is just opposite with a bus service between the two resorts. This resort is not yet finished, with two more buildings due to go up in the near future, however there was no building work carrying on while we were there. The resort is also quite central to the main roads in Miami and it is a good base if you are planning to travel around South Florida as we did. It is also very close to the airport.