For everyone posting complaints about the internet, comp meals, etc.....let's think logically...
1. Marriott and the higher end "brands" within the Marriott family obviously cost the most.
2. When you stay at The Courtyards, and similar "brands," the cost is less -- plus you get free internet.
3. If you stay at The Fairfield Inn, Spring Hill Suites, etc. the cost is lower yet (most of the time) and you get free internet, and a comp breakfast. The breakfast may not be a 3-egg omlette, but it's not terribly bad either -- usually.
So.....logically speaking...if you are looking for value, why would you stay at the most expensive "brand?" No -- the rooms are NOT THAT much nicer...maybe it is a "show" of status. If that's the case, then pay for your show or save your dough....=)