Located just off an Interstate 80 off-ramp and about a 15-minute drive from downtown Sacramento, La Quinta Inn Sacramento North is popular with road travellers who require a well-priced, pet-friendly hotel with easy highway access and a free breakfast.
This hotel has 126 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king bed or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Mini-fridges, microwaves and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, guest laundry facilities, a free continental breakfast and free parking. Up to two pets per room (weighing 40 lbs or less) are permitted free of charge.
In-N-Out Burger is roughly a 2-minute walk northeast, while Target can be found 10 minutes away on foot. Discovery Museum Science and Space Center is about a 7-minute drive southwestward, and Sacramento International Airport (SMF) 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, up to 2 pets 40 lbs or less free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 16, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, value and staff.
Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to highway access, restaurants, shopping, downtown Sacramento, Starbucks and a pharmacy.
The hotel's value was praised by many reviewers, who described the rates as reasonable, very good, great and fair. One guest remarked, "I was pleasantly surprised to see the quality of the room for the price".
Several patrons were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as professional, knowledgeable, courteous and friendly.
The hotel's rooms were also praised by several lodgers, who described them as clean, spacious and well maintained, with comfortable beds and linens. Some guests had issues with their rooms, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the the rooms and noise transfer.
While many guests enjoyed their comfortable and spacious rooms, some lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported small bathrooms, some cleaning issues, slow Wi-Fi, worn upholstery and plumbing issues.
Noise disturbances were reported by a few reviewers. They complained of noisy in-room air-conditioning units, as well as traffic noise in rooms facing the highway, and noise from other lodgers in the pool area late at night.
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 79% recommendation rate from 175 reviews.Hotels.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.5 out of 5 from 104 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #46 out of 86 Sacramento hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 70 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 16, 2013 to verify some information.