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Residence Inn Waco

3.0 of 5 501 University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town to visit family at Baylor University. All the staff go out of there way to be friendly and helpful. Hotel went under a re-do about two years ago. All rooms are very spacious, quiet and accommodating. Excellent Breakfast Bar in the mornings. Extremely close for all Baylor activities.

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear Grape N, Thank you for your five star review of the Residence Inn Waco. I'm so glad you enjoyed our spacious suites and friendly staff. We hope to see you again. Kind thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in a few hotels in Waco and love this hotel. Great breakfast. Everyone was super friendly. The room was perfectly laid out with a King bed, a sitting area...also had a kitchen with cooktop full size refrigerator and a dishwasher. The hotel is just off the Baylor property and conveniently located to 35. There is a 7-11 less... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear SmilinginSummit, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Residence Inn Waco. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and that you will be returning! We hope to see you soon. Warm thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

Kansas City, Kansas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Waco to split our trip home in half. This was a good place to stay!! Location is near Baylor and within walking distance to bars and restaurants. The woman that greeted us at the reception when we arrived was friendly and we enjoyed talking with her. The room was spacious with a great sectional couch. Comfy bed.... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear MaggieJ1020, Thank you for your kind review of the Residence Inn Waco. I'm glad that our friendly staff and complimentary breakfast helped make your stay exceptional! We hope to see you again, if you are ever back in the area. Kind thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

Houston, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hotel was perfect for us. Comfortable and within easy walking distance of several attractions. The hotel staff were especially friendly. Terry recommended the Homestead Village which we had never heard of and it was lovely with a great cafe. Would definitely stay here again if we were in Waco.

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear JoyceBrodie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Residence Inn Waco. I'm so glad that you enjoyed our convenient location and friendly staff. We hope that you will remember us on your next trip to Waco. Kind thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If it were not for the nearby train track, I would have rated this hotel excellent. It is very convenient to Baylor and I-35W. Ample fast food restaurants nearby plus a 7-11. Cameron Park a couple miles west is beautiful along the Brazos River. The staff was very friendly (except for grumpy young man who worked some nights). Breakfast buffet... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear Tomtex451, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Residence Inn Waco. I'm pleased that you enjoyed our location and friendly staff, as well as our complimentary breakfast. We hope that we will have the pleasure of hosting you again. Kind thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We spent the night at the Residence Inn and had a very nice experience. The room was super clean and the staff was very friendly. The room was quiet and they had a nice breakfast. The hotel is conveniently located to Baylor University and lots of shopping opportunities,

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear Pat1998, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad that you found our location to be convenient and our staff was friendly. Please remember the Residence Inn Waco on your next trip to the area. Sincere thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

Trussville, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The hotel staff was outstanding, from the maids to the manager, everyone had a great attitude and were very friendly. Numerous breakfast items were offered and were always fresh.The rooms were very comfortable, and the kitchen was well stocked. The only issue was the stove top cooking area compared to the frying pans. The cooking area was 9 and the... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear RapidCitybound, Thank you for your review of the Residence Inn Waco. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, especially our complimentary breakfast and friendly staff. Please remember us if you are ever back in the area. Sincerely, Lana M. General Manager More 

Brunei
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
32 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was my second long term stay here and I'm pleased to say that there was an improvement on my previous complaint about housekeeping. The rooms are adequately furnished and the beds are extremely comfortable. The front desk staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Well located for some of the local nightlife which is within walking distance. Looking forward to... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear Pete B, Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear that our housekeeping staff was able to exceed your expectations! We look forward to your next stay. Kind thanks, Lana M. General Manager More 

Bertram, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We didn't intend to stay here but got bumped out of our convention's hotel, and felt like we won the lottery. Only 1/2 mile from the convention center (barely) and our kitchen/living room was the size of the room we "didn't get". Every staff person we met spoke and made us feel at home. Add a little cheese to those... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear Susie R, Thank you for your review of the Residence Inn Waco. I'm so pleased that staying at our hotel was like "winning the lottery". Our entire staff works hard to impress our guests and it is clear we accomplished that during your stay! We hope to have the privilege of hosting you on your next trip to Waco.... More 

Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

All staff members are over the top friendly and helpful. I must give a special thank you to LANA MURPHY, General Manager, for making our stay very comfortable. Breakfast was above average compared to other hotels I have recently stayed at. Monday - Thursday the hotel provides a Manager's Social with beer, wine and snacks. My daughter and I stayed... More 

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TMIHospitality, Manager at Residence Inn Waco, responded to this review

Dear FYITEXAS, Thank you for your five star review of the Residence Inn Waco. I'm so glad to hear that we were able to make your stay in Waco comfortable. I'm also pleased that you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast and Manager's social. I hope you are able to come back and enjoy the pool very soon. Kind thanks, Lana M.... More 

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Address: 501 University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706
Location: United States > Texas > Waco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Waco 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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#1 Family Hotel in Waco
#7 Business Hotel in Waco

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