Guest Relations Officer - AC Hotel by Marriott Cape Town - #305615

Marriott International, Inc

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Job Number 24024612
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront, Dockrail Road Foreshore, Cape Town, The Western Cape, South Africa VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management


The Guest Relations Officer will respond to guest requests for special arrangements or services (e.g., transportation, reservations, dry cleaning) by making arrangements or identifying appropriate providers. Respond to special requests from guests with unique needs and follow up to ensure satisfaction. Gather, summarize, and provide information to guests about the property and the surrounding area amenities, including special events and activities. Answer, record, and process all guest calls, messages, requests, questions, or concerns. Contact appropriate individual or department (e.g., Bellperson, Housekeeping) as necessary to resolve guest call, request, or problem. Ensure that any outstanding requests from the previous day receive priority and are resolved. Monitor inventory and order general office supplies. Notify Loss Prevention/Security of any guest reports of theft.


  • Responsible, along with Front Office Leadership, for Pre-arrival planning within the Empower GXP system.
  • Identify Marriott Rewards Membership tiers and ensure teams are briefed on delivering upon those benefits.
  • Respond to Guest Voice feedback from guests via the Marriott MGS page which includes all social media feedback via TripAdvisor, Expedia, Google, Agoda etc.
  • Identify trends with regards to Guest Feedback and communicate with other departments in order to look for solutions for complaints that filter through.
  • Meet and Greet Marriott Members on arrival.
  • Lobby duties include – Welcoming guests on arrival and wishing them farewell during departure from the hotel.
  • Providing guest with advice on popular restaurants and entertainments and tours during their visit, as well as facilitating reservation requests.
  • Making all teams aware of any Birthdays, Special occasions, Honeymoon, Anniversary stays and ensure these guests and Marriott members receive the appropriate amenities specific to your property needs.

No matter what position you are in, there are a few things that are critical to success – creating a safe work place, following company policies and procedures, maintaining confidentiality, protecting company assets, upholding quality standards, and ensuring your uniform, personal appearance, and communications are professional. Guest Relations Officer will be on their feet and moving around (stand, sit, or walk for an extended time; move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces as well as up and down stairs and/or service ramps) and taking a hands-on approach to work (move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance and 100 pounds with assistance; reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping). Doing all these things well (and other reasonable job duties as requested) is critical for Guest Relations Officer – to get it right for our guests and our business each and every time.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At AC Hotels, we believe attention to detail is the greatest form of generosity we can offer. Whether it’s the artful pour of a drink or the sleek, edited environment, AC Hotels and our family members believe that if we have time to make it, we have time to make it beautiful. Our guests recognize and appreciate the precise design of AC Hotels and the detail-oriented nature of our family members. If you are looking for true hospitality, AC Hotels offers the perfect environment. Family members express a global mindset and passion for detail. They present a natural curiosity to learn and try new things. Whether staying current with trends in art, technology, or design, family members are eager to share with guests and others

Family members look to delight others and always ask themselves how they can improve the service experience. If this sounds like you, we invite you to explore career opportunities with AC Hotels. In joining AC Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

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