Located about a 6-minute drive from Norfolk International Airport (ORF) along Highway 13, La Quinta Inn & Suites Norfolk Airport is geared towards air or car travellers who require a well-priced and pet-friendly hotel with a free breakfast, an indoor pool and easy highway access near the airport.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a separate bedroom and a seating area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers an indoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilities, two meeting rooms, a business centre, guest laundry, a free breakfast and free parking. Up to two pets per room are permitted free of charge.
Norfolk's city centre is about a 10-minute drive from the hotel, while Broad Creek Shopping Center can be found 11 minutes away on foot. Norfolk Naval Base is roughly 13 minutes away by car and Virginia Beach is a 21-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 2 pets/room free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 29, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rates, location and rooms.
The hotel's staff were praised by numerous reviewers, who characterized them as attentive, friendly, efficient and accommodating. One guest noted, "The staff is very friendly and helpful. I had to leave very early in the morning for my flight - well before opening time for breakfast. The front desk staff was so kind to offer me fruit and snacks at checkout".
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, well priced, inexpensive and affordable.
The hotel's location was enjoyed by several lodgers. They found it close to the airport, highway access, shopping, restaurants, Old Dominion College, Virginia Beach, Norfolk Botanical Garden and Walmart.
Several travellers complimented the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, modern, spacious, well equipped and well maintained, with comfortable beds and pillows.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer.
A few lodgers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air conditioning, as well as noise from dogs barking and other guests in adjacent rooms and rooms overhead.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 with a 97% recommendation rate from 349 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 of 39 Norfolk hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 282 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.1 out of 10 from 16 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 29, 2013 to verify some information.