Located about a 1-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 40 on-ramp and a 10-minute drive from Oklahoma City Airport (OKC), La Quinta Inn Oklahoma City Airport is geared towards air and road travellers who require a well-priced and pet-friendly hotel with a free breakfast and free airport shuttle.
This hotel has 168 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering two double beds or one king bed, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a mini-fridge and a microwave are also available, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a business centre, meeting space, guest laundry facilities, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Up to two pets per room are permitted free of charge, and a free round-trip airport shuttle is also available (please contact the hotel for details).
Waffle House is less than a 1-minute walk south of the hotel, while South Meridian Plaza is a 3-minute walk south. Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is roughly an 11-minute drive northeast and downtown Oklahoma is about a 10-minute drive eastward. (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: August 14, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and value.
Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received, characterizing the staff as friendly, attentive and helpful with directions.
The hotel's location was praised by numerous reviewers. They found it to be close to the airport, restaurants, shopping, Oklahoma State University and State Fair Park.
Several lodgers complimented the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, low and budget friendly.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.
Although some guests found their rooms to be clean and comfortable, several lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported worn and dirty carpets, broken fixtures, musty smells, dated decor, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and no hair conditioner provided.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.1 out of 5 with a 68% recommendation rate from 186 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #78 of 134 Oklahoma City hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 129 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.5 out of 10 from 5 reviews.
The author called the hotel on August 14, 2013 to verify some information.