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La Quinta Inn Waco University

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Lady checking me seemed inconvenienced. Internet never worked even though front desk said they'd fix it. Rooms smelled of marijuana. Water leaking from toilet. Cracks and stains in tub.

Room was musty, though clean. No fridge! No microwave! No elevator, so had to have a downstairs room, but still.....

Our hotel was in very good proximity to just about everything Waco has to offer. Check in and out were simple enough. Rooms were decent. Overall decent experience. We got this hotel because it was the best price for the location.

A little more cosmetic upgrade in the bathroom but the redt is very good

Great hot water, clean sheets on bed, clean room. La Quinta in Waco, TX offers excellent stay-over for the weary traveller ~ especially enjoyed the hot water showers!

Smelled like smoke even though we were in a smoke free room, and the front desk couldn't help us out. And no microwave in the room other than that it was ok

I reserved on Orbitz a non smoking room for 2 nights. When we arrived they only had smoking rooms and they only reserved us 1 night. Parking seemed a little sparse but the room looked clean.

I walked into the shabby lobby of this shabby hotel and knew this was not going to be a good experience. My room opened to the outside at the back of the hotel in an isolated area, which didn't make me feel safe. The room itself had a bad smell. I'm not a persnickety person, but I couldn't take this for 2 nights. I cancelled and went elsewhere. On the positive side, the desk clerk was very nice and accommodating.

The place is run down and needs work. The toilet runs for 20 min after you flush. The pictures must be from a long time ago. Pay more to stay somewhere better.

We travel with our dog, so we like knowing that La Quinta can accommodate us. The hotel itself shows signs of age. The room was clean and the beds were okay. We had a king room and there was plenty of room to walk around, a comfy recliner and the wifi was adequate. We were there on a Friday night and hear the noise from some bar or club that was nearby. We were also in front of the ice machine and I thought that would be noisy all night, but I didn't notice it after the first time I heard it. The young man at the front desk was very helpful, polite and smiling, which is always nice. We did not try the breakfast, so I cannot say what that was like. The tub did not drain well during my shower and the baseboards in the bathroom showed signs of wear and age. I would stay again if I were traveling back to Waco with the pup.

The location is right next to Baylor University and on the highway. The staff was great. The breakfast was stale pastry and a toaster that didn't work. The worst thing was that the bathtub was two or three inches deep in filthy brown water and the drain was stopped up. Just waited until the next day to shower at destination.

Met our expectations. Used for Thanksgiving guests the last 3 years.

After a long day of travel, we were able to enjoy a comfortable and restful night. The staff were both pleasant and helpful. A good place to stay.

Nothing fancy but great location for Baylor visits and very good service. Sylvia was awesome, offering a room upgrade to a suite with two queens and a sofa sleeper at no additional charges. Spacious rooms and a better than expected breakfast. Again, not luxurious but very good for the price and an awesome location for visiting Baylor.

Ok for money. Smelled like smoke but clean. Nice staff and good location.

not what I expected. the first day in the hotel, I saw a bug..

Thanks for the great experience. Our stay was made very pleasing by all the staff members. Everyone was nice and friendly. That is very important in making our stay outstanding.

every thing was going Ok. Until someone came into my room with my door which was locked and cleaned out my wallet while I was in the shower. It takes a bold thief to violate a secure locked room and take what was not his!! Reported to the Waco Police but, I have not heard a word regarding this theft!!

Nothing to shout about but nothing to complain about either. Decent room, very close to the university where I was attending a conference. I appreciated having a fridge and microwave. Pool didn't attract me even though I brought a suit. Breakfast was provided... bagels and creamcheese were nice, but the coffee should have been better. I ended up at the IHOP down the road most mornings.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Executive Room, Refrigerator & Microwave

Full 2 | Sleeps 5

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for La Quinta Inn Waco University

Everyone (10) Couples (11) Business (7) Family (13) Other (1) Friends (2)
2

not so great

Everyone

Lady checking me seemed inconvenienced. Internet never worked even though front desk said they'd fix it. Rooms smelled of marijuana. Water leaking from toilet. Cracks and stains in tub.

By on Aug 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Aug 7, 2017

Reuben, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We apologize for the issues that you have noted and are disappointed that our hotel did not exceed your expectations. Steps will be taken to correct those problems. We do hope you will choose to stay with us again so we can have the opportunity to provide you with a better experience. Respectfully, Juan LQ Customer Care

3

disappointing for laquinta!

Everyone

Room was musty, though clean. No fridge! No microwave! No elevator, so had to have a downstairs room, but still.....

By , from Texas on Jul 18, 2017

4

hotel next to campus

Everyone

Our hotel was in very good proximity to just about everything Waco has to offer. Check in and out were simple enough. Rooms were decent. Overall decent experience. We got this hotel because it was the best price for the location.

By , from Bentonville, AR on Jul 14, 2017

5

close to baylor

Everyone

A little more cosmetic upgrade in the bathroom but the redt is very good

By on May 29, 2017

4

great value folks!

Couples

Great hot water, clean sheets on bed, clean room. La Quinta in Waco, TX offers excellent stay-over for the weary traveller ~ especially enjoyed the hot water showers!

By , from New York, New York on Mar 1, 2017

3
Everyone

Smelled like smoke even though we were in a smoke free room, and the front desk couldn't help us out. And no microwave in the room other than that it was ok

By on Feb 27, 2017

2
Everyone

I reserved on Orbitz a non smoking room for 2 nights. When we arrived they only had smoking rooms and they only reserved us 1 night. Parking seemed a little sparse but the room looked clean.

By on Dec 14, 2016

Review comment responded on Dec 16, 2016

Thank you for your positive comment. However, we apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. We will use your feedback to improve our processes upon your next visit to the area. Sincerely, LQ Customer Care

2

disappointed.

Everyone

By , from Lebanon, WI on Oct 30, 2016

2

hotel is a dump

Everyone

I walked into the shabby lobby of this shabby hotel and knew this was not going to be a good experience. My room opened to the outside at the back of the hotel in an isolated area, which didn't make me feel safe. The room itself had a bad smell. I'm not a persnickety person, but I couldn't take this for 2 nights. I cancelled and went elsewhere. On the positive side, the desk clerk was very nice and accommodating.

By , from Stone Mountain, GA on Oct 30, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 2, 2016

11-2-16 Thank you for your feedback! I am sorry to hear your stay was not what you expected. Your comments and concerns have been shared with the proper staff. Sincerely, Isaac A., General Manager

2
Everyone

The place is run down and needs work. The toilet runs for 20 min after you flush. The pictures must be from a long time ago. Pay more to stay somewhere better.

By on Sep 29, 2016

Review comment responded on Oct 4, 2016

Thank you for your comments. We welcome all constructive criticism. Your opinion and satisfaction is very important to us and I am very sorry we were unable to meet your expectations. Rest assured that your comments are taken to heart and we will do everything we can to improve. Thank you for sharing with us.