OverviewLocated about a 12-minute drive from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) and a 3-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 77 on-ramp, La Quinta Inn & Suites Charlotte Airport South is geared towards air and road travellers who require a pet-friendly hotel with a free breakfast and free airport shuttle by the airport.
This hotel has 129 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. Rooms with a mini-fridge and a microwave are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting space, a business centre, guest laundry facilities, a free continental breakfast and free parking. Up to two pets per room are permitted free of charge. A free round-trip airport and area shuttle is available from 6 am to 11 pm daily (please contact the hotel for details).
Omaha Steak House is roughly a 2-minute walk northeast, while Yorkmont Shopping Center can be found a 2-minute walk southeast. Bank of America Stadium is about a 9-minute drive from the hotel and downtown Charlotte is an 11-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 free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 31, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, breakfast and location.
The hotel's staff were praised by many reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, helpful with directions, attentive and efficient.
Numerous guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, quiet, inviting and stylish, with comfortable beds and good Wi-Fi. It should be mentioned, however, that a few lodgers had complaints about their rooms (see below).
Several patrons enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as excellent, yummy, delicious and more than adequate. One reviewer stated, "Breakfast each day was perfect! The area was always clean & continually stocked".
The hotel's location was also enjoyed by several guests, who found it to be close to the airport, restaurants and highway access.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.
A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noise from guests in the hallway, as well as plumbing noise and noise in rooms located near the elevator.
Although the majority of reviewers praised their spacious and comfortable beds, a few lodgers had complaints. They reported worn decor and bathrooms, as well as some cleaning issues.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 359 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #19 of 167 Charlotte hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 232 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 37 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 31, 2013 to verify some information.