Located next to Interstate 17 in Phoenix's North Mountain Village, the Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix North is suitable for business or vacation travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a separate bedroom and a living room with a sofabed are also available, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
The hotel also offers a heated outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/conference space, a bar/lounge, a business centre, a guest laundry, free parking and on-site dining at The Courtyard Cafe, which serves breakfast daily. Pets are not permitted.
Metrocenter Mall is a 3-minute drive from the hotel, while the Phoenix Convention Center can be found roughly 17 minutes away by car. Castles 'N' Coasters Park is about a 5-minute drive away, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is a 20-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 18, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, rates, staff and location.
Numerous guests praised their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, well maintained, quiet, modern and nicely decorated, with comfortable beds. A few reviewers were disappointed there were no mini-fridges in the standard rooms, however.
Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's rates, describing them as great, reasonable and fair. One patron remarked, "We were looking for a quality place to stay at a good price... Marriott Courtyard filled the bill perfectly!"
The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as accommodating, friendly and efficient.
Several patrons enjoyed the hotel's location. They described it as easy to find, and close to shopping, restaurants and Castles 'N' Coasters Park.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer.
A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported highway noise, noise from Castles 'N' Coasters Park and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 95% recommendation rate from 61 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #80 of 176 Phoenix hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 36 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 from 29 reviews
The author called the hotel on September 18, 2013 to verify some information.