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“Always Good at La Quinta.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Oltorf

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La Quinta Inn Austin Oltorf
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1603 E Oltorf Blvd, Austin, TX 78741 (South Austin)   |  
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Ranked #164 of 187 Hotels in Austin
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“Always Good at La Quinta.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

It was a king suite w/sofa sleeper. The rooms were large and clean. It was quiet despite being next to the Interstate. The sleeper was easy to deploy. The breakfast was available to 9:30 or later . The location is convenient to UT and the Capitol.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stayed last Friday night, and sleeping was difficult because of the voices outside my room until 3:00 am. Wi-Fi didn't work. Carpet was badly stained and surfaces weren't wiped clean. Overall dirty feeling in the room. The bed was comfortable.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Cypress, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We've stayed in many La Quinta's over the last few years, mainly because while traveling by car we often have a dog with us and pets are allowed at La Quinta. We've always found them to be perfectly nice and a good value.

This was the exception. We were a party of 8 and had 3 rooms between us. Rooms were all in old section (a mistake) and were in dire need of renovating. Wifi was an advertised feature in all rooms but it was out of service more often than not. Spent lots of time communicating with front desk about Wifi issues. Continental breakfast was adequate.

Price we felt was exceptionally high as well - not a good value.

In the breakfast area of the lobby, in the wall alongside a table, is a major termite infestation. Wall is being eaten away. This was reported to front desk.

The only reason I'm giving this establishment a 2 rather than a 1 is that the staff were all very nice and did their best to help with the various issues, Also, manager gave us a discount due to the constant Wifi problems.

I don't recommend, unless you make sure you get s room in the new section, which I've been told is better.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Has to be the oldest, dirtiest, most outdated La Quinta in the system. On check in one of the rooms was unserviceable as the door had been kicked in and the door facing was missing. The rooms were archaic by La Quinta standards. Our television was broken on Friday night and although we reported it on Saturday morning it was still not working on Saturday night. When I called the front desk I was told to pull out the TV,unplug it and it would reboot itself. Did not work. Toilet flushed poorly and people raised hell all night without anyone doing anything to stop it..

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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New York, New York, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The hotel room was mostly clean, and fairly basic. A lot of the amenities of other nearby hotels were missing, such as a real area to eat the complimentary breakfast. It was just some tables setup in the 'lobby'

The toilet in the bathroom tended to run, and the noise from the PA system outside to scare away the homeless woke me up once or twice one night.

The whole establishment needs a refresh, and other hotels in area were not that much more expensive.

This is not my first choice of a stay when I come back next year, although it was close to the convention center

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn Austin Oltorf

Address: 1603 E Oltorf Blvd, Austin, TX 78741
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #164 of 187 Hotels in Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — La Quinta Inn Austin Oltorf 2*
Number of rooms: 132
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