Located about a 4-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 635 on-ramp in north Dallas, the Courtyard by Marriott Dallas LBJ at Josey is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a hotel with a breakfast restaurant, meeting space and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free 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 separate bedroom, a sitting area with a sofabed and a mini-fridge are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are not permitted.
Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness centre, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking and The Courtyard Cafe, which serves breakfast daily.
The Dallas Convention Center and Dallas Zoo are both about a 20-minute drive from the hotel, while Josey Village offers shopping across the street. Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) is roughly a 16-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 17, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, rates, rooms and location.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by travellers, who found them professional, efficient, friendly and helpful with dining recommendations and directions. One guest remarked, "The service we received was awesome. The desk clerks were very helpful [and] gave us printed out directions to a restaurant we inquired about. When we called the front desk for service to the room someone was at the door in minutes".
Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, great, excellent and cheap.
Several lodgers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, spacious, well maintained and quiet, with comfortable beds. A few patrons had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
The hotel's location was convenient for several reviewers. They described it as close to restaurants, shopping, highway access, the cinema, public transit and a convenience store. A few guests criticized the hotel's surrounding area, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's surrounding area and the rooms.
Although several guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to highway access and restaurants, a few lodgers complained about the ongoing construction in the area. They reported some difficulty finding and accessing the hotel due to the construction.
While several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms, a few travellers had complaints. They reported noisy and hard-to-regulate air-conditioning units as well as dated decor.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 496 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #101 of 188 Dallas hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 60 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 11 reviews.
The author called the hotel on December 17, 2013 to verify some information.