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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to lots of hotels around the world but this one.... If it was 2 star hotel i would not complain but it's not, very clean and nice hotel but i didn't pay$140usd for nice only , first of all there was lots of ants in the washroom and in the shower water doesn't drain fast enough so...

Thank turistey
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Dear Turistey, Thank you for your review on our property. I am happy to hear you found our hotel both clean and comfortable. I apologize for the issues you experienced in your room. Please know your review has been passed on to our Maintenance Department to ensure this is an isolated incident. As a Courtyard, we are required to charge...

Syracuse, NY
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Check in was fine and my bed was comfortable. Microwave, mini fridge and coffee maker in the room. The furniture in the room is getting beat and it could use some refreshing. It looks worn and not fresh. Used the Bistro in the morning and although the young lady working there was polite, she was overwhelmed, so the wait was...

Thank Onhill
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Dear Onhil, Thank you for your review on our property. I am happy to hear you found the check in process and your room amenities enjoyable. I do apologize for the condition of the furniture in your room. Your review has been passed on to the appropriate hotel team members to ensure this issue is corrected. Thank you for choosing...

New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I stayed here 2 nights for a friend's wedding. The reception was held at the adjacent Blair County Convention Center. The lobby area is quite modern, with lots of room. My room was spacious - 2 queen beds, an easy chair and ottoman and the usual desk and dresser. Nice sliding doors open onto a balcony - would have been...

Thank rustyfankathie
Sanford, Maine
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Made a side trip home by stopping in Shanksville PA, so did not make it as far as planned. Stopped in Altoona PA and found a Marriott hotel next to their convention center. Room was neat and clean. It met our needs. However, they do not provide a free breakfast and their restaurant served pub food.

Thank Ray S
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear Ray S, It is fantastic to hear that your stay was enjoyable! We thank you for your compliments regarding our clean rooms and easy location. Our associates strive to provide exceptional guest experiences; I will be sure to share your kind feedback. I appreciate you taking the time to write. Best, Anton Safonov General Manager

Bowie, Maryland
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here before had issues i like marriott im a platinum elite member. I wanted to stay at this hotel thought it would be different but it wasn't. First the staff is great although at check out it seemed the issues didnt Matter. First i had a large bug on the ceiling i called they took care of...

Thank ronald s
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear ronald s, I'm so sorry for your poor experience this week at our hotel. Please be assured I will be discussing your comments with our management team to work on immediate improvements. We take pride in providing the best accommodations and service so our lapses during your stay are being taken very seriously. Again, on behalf of the staff...

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed 2 nights on our way to visit family for Thanksgiving. It was late, and we didn't want to battle the snow storm. Sheryl at the front desk was the sweetest lady! She really helped us out, and I wanted to thank her again, for her kindness! Our stay was very peaceful. The room was spotless,...

Thank haykingbrown
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear haykingbrown, Your feedback is welcomed and appreciated. Reflections like yours allow us to monitor our guest experience. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed our friendly service and comfortable accommodations. Thank you for your time in reviewing your experience, and we hope to host you again soon. Best, Anton Safonov General Manager

west virginia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff at the front desk and the cafe staff and they even have Starbucks! Also the beds are comfy and the rooms are super clean. We are sticklers for cleanliness and this place is always top notch

Thank Ashley C
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear Ashley C, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It’s great to receive your kind comments about our cleanliness and service. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon. Best, Anton Safonov General Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Let me first start out by saying the front desk staff are very pleasant and genuinely care about the guests. Unfortunately that's where it all ends with this hotel. I travel frequently and prefer to stay at Marriott properties. The other Courtyard Marriott's I stay at are always great. The Courtyard Marriott in Altoona has dated rooms and furnishings, dirty...

1Thank athleticgearfan11
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear athleticgearfan11, Thank you for acknowledging our friendly associates even though you did not find our accommodations to your liking. The cleanliness of our accommodations is very important to us, so I regret the condition of your bathroom. Thank you for your recommendation regarding our grounds-keeping; your comments heightens our awareness in this area. We appreciate our guests taking the...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a Penn State game, it's about 45 minutes away from the stadium. Everything from the room, coffee, and food was overpriced for the quality. The room included a fridge and microwave, hidden in a worn cabinet/tv stand. Served breakfast until 11am, made to order. However we waited over 20 minutes for (cold) eggs, hash browns, meat, and...

Thank Andrew S
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear Andrew S, It was kind of you to note our friendly associates, but I'm sorry that you were underwhelmed with your stay overall. Additionally, I regret that you did not find us to be a good value. We do our best to keep our rates and amenities competitive and market appropriate. We value your comments and will take them...

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice accommodations and really comfortable beds. Decor is very nice. The hotel bar was nicely stocked and they even had beer available from the convenience area. Too bad is was too chilly to take advantage of the outdoor grill area. Looking forward to going back again.

Thank Gary V
ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard Altoona, responded to this review

Dear Gary V, Thank you for sharing your kind review with us and other travelers. I’m glad you enjoyed our modern rooms and amenities. It’s encouraging to hear that our hard work is affecting the guest experience. Please visit us again upon your return to the area. Best, Anton Safonov General Manager

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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 

Additional Information about Courtyard Altoona

Address: 2 Convention Center Dr, Altoona, PA 16602-5660
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Altoona
Price Range: $144 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Altoona 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Altoona Hotel Altoona
Altoona Courtyard
Altoona Marriott
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“See if you can get a room with a balcony”
830brucew, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The suites have balconies”
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“Request a room on higher floors and away from the elevators”
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“Beware of main floor rooms that actually view the hotel trash dump!”
jlanham5609, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room nice view”
sp1002, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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