Located just off Highway 114 and about a 6-minute drive from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), the Best Western Plus DFW Airport Suites is geared towards road or air travellers who require a well-priced hotel with a free breakfast, easy highway access and a free airport shuttle.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites comes with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a sitting area with a sofabed, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilities, a meeting room, a business centre, guest laundry, a convenience store, a free breakfast, free parking and a free 24-hour airport shuttle (please contact the hotel for details). Pets are not permitted.
AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys) is roughly a 25-minute drive from the hotel, while Grapevine Mills Mall is about 10 minutes away by car. Downtown Dallas is a 22-minute drive away and Six Flags Over Texas 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, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 25, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's value, rooms, location and staff.
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as excellent, reasonable, inexpensive and budget friendly, and cited the free breakfast and free airport shuttle as adding to the hotel's overall worth.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, quiet, and well equipped, with comfortable beds and good water pressure. It should be noted, however, that a few guests had complaints about their lodgings.
Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it close to the airport, highway access, shopping, restaurants, a gas station and Grapevine Convention Center. A few guests did mention there was only one restaurant (fast food) within walking distance, however.
The staff were complimented by several patrons. They were characterized as efficient, friendly and helpful with recommendations.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.
Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms, a few guests were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported slow Wi-Fi and uncomfortably hard beds, as well as airplane and traffic noise.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 223 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #28 of 77 Irving hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 84 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 34 reviews
The author called the hotel on September 25, 2013 to verify some information.