Located a 2-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 820 on-ramp and about a 15-minute drive from Fort Worth's city centre, the Microtel Inn and Suites Dallas Fort Worth is popular with road travellers who require a well-priced hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and an outdoor pool.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a sitting area and a sofabed, a jetted tub, a wet bar, a mini-fridge and a microwave are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are not permitted.
The Fort Worth Zoo is about a 20-minute drive from the hotel, while Six Flags Over Texas can be found 25 minutes away by car. Belknap Shopping Center is a 9-minute drive away and Meacham International Airport (FTW) is roughly a 13-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 23, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's value, staff and rooms.
Many reviewers praised the hotel's value and rates, and described them as excellent, reasonable and affordable.
The hotel's staff were complimented by numerous guests, who characterized them as accommodating, friendly and professional.
Several lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, well equipped, spacious, well designed and well maintained, with comfortable beds and good air conditioning. Some patrons were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.
Although several guests enjoyed their well-equipped and comfortable rooms, some reviewers had complaints about their lodgings. They reported worn towels and carpets, a lack of kitchen utensils, musty odours, some cleaning issues and old TVs. Noise transfer from guests in adjacent rooms was also reported by a few travellers.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with an 83% recommendation rate from 879 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #45 of 98 Fort Worth hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 162 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 69 reviews
The author called the hotel on September 23, 2013 to verify some information.