We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Okay, but not recommended for extended stay” 2 of 5 stars
Review of La Quinta Inn Denver Central

Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Save
You added La Quinta Inn Denver Central to your Saves list
La Quinta Inn Denver Central
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3500 Park Ave West, Denver, CO 80216   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #89 of 148 Hotels in Denver
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Okay, but not recommended for extended stay”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2007

I was here for a trade show and stayed a week. I was on the 2nd floor, train-side. The noise was loud sometimes, but not deafening. Room was clean and basic. My colleague's room was on the ground floor and smelled of mildew- awful. If you're passing through Denver on the highway, it's okay, but if you need to do business here, forget it.

  • Liked — Price
  • Disliked — Bad location
  • Stayed September 2007, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

199 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    26
    54
    41
    41
    37
See reviews for
46
41
19
48
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (35)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Springfield, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2007

Good value. Booked through Expedia and things went flawlessly.

Stayed there one night while on a family vacation. Nothing fancy, but clean and really convenient to Coors Field, which is why we stayed there. Other Tripadvisor.com commenters mentioned train noise, and there was some, but nothing that the AC white noise didn't cover. Decent continental breakfast. Staff was friendly. We'd stay there again.

  • Liked — Convenience to Coors Field.
  • Disliked — Room size.
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
england
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2007

booked this hotel three months ahead,to ensure we had a none smoking room.when we arrived yes youve got it, sorry sir only smoking available.when i explained that my wife was asthmatic the not to friendly receptionist asked" well do you want to book out" not an anwer when you have been traveling for several days.we reluctantly had to take the room only to be kept awake with the constant noise from the heavy road and rail traffic.at 4a.m the smoke detector began to sound,on phoning reception we were told maintenance would attend,when we left at 9.30a.m it was still bleeping.we had stayed in 10 seperate hotels on a fantastic tour all being of a very good standard except for this one which we would rate as very poor.

  • Liked — not to far from airport
  • Disliked — noise from traffic
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Austin, Texas
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2007

We had a family emergency & needed to leave one day early. We had paid for 4 nights, and told them on the second day that we would have to be leaving early. They refused to refund our money.....Even Though HOTWIRE was willing to give us a refund (if the hotel would agree) but they still wouldn't.

I will book with Hotwire again.......but I will never stay in a La Quinta by choice.....especially this one... ever again.

  • Stayed May 2007, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
WAKEFIELD
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2006

The rooms were very clean.

The continental breakfast was standard fare: packaged muffins, cereals, bagels, rolls, juices, coffee, fruit, yogurt, etc., anything you'd need. Everything was fresh.

The staff was very friendly.

The location was convenient, off of 25, south of 70, exit at Park Ave. It is easy to get back on 25 north or south. On north 25, the very next exit is the airport, which made it convenient for catching our early flight. On south 25, one of the next exits is Colfax, which going east leads downtown as well. Federal Blvd has many gas stations, restaurants (try Jack N Grill), and car washes. The location gave easy access for a drive downtown. I wouldn't recommend walking to downtown after dark. The route would not be well lit, and after dark, there were many vagrants on the route (near downtown, but not near the hotel itself). It is next to a railyard and the freeway, but the noise wasn't bothersome; the freeway noise was more prominent than the railyard.

The TV, iron, ironing board, remotes, alarm clocks, shower, etc. were all functioning properly and in good repair.

A restaurant that serves breakfast is next to the hotel and open until 3 p.m. A Starbucks and small shopping area is going up next to the hotel. There is also a gas station with a McDonald's Express in it next to the hotel.

Overall, this was a great value.

  • Liked — location and cleanliness
  • Disliked — elevator smelled like gas
  • Stayed October 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Salida, CO
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2006

I stayed here twice during the month of September. Both times had a great experience, found the staff very helpful. The breakfast is very simple. Even though the hotel is near the railroad and the highways, the rooms were quiet -- and the AC fan made for comfortable sleeping.

This hotel allows pets, which was the main reason I stayed here to begin with.

The hotel is close to I-70 and I-25, an easy drive to downtown, and the river trail is within walking distance.

I'll definitely be back,

Stayed September 2006
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Seattle, WA
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
41 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2006

I got this hotel through Priceline and was very pleased. The staff were super friendly & accomodating. They offered a nice complimentary continental breakfast - fruit, yogurt, bagels, cereals. The room was clean, modern, comfortable and quiet (the outside looks shabby but the rooms were redone). You are right by the Platte River bike/walking trail. The only negative was you're not really close to anything. It's about a mile from downtown, half a mile from downtown and sandwiched between I-25 and the railway yards. Still, for the price, it's an excellent value.

  • Stayed May 2006, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to La Quinta Inn Denver Central? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn Denver Central

Address: 3500 Park Ave West, Denver, CO 80216
Location: United States > Colorado > Denver
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #89 of 148 Hotels in Denver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — La Quinta Inn Denver Central 2*
Number of rooms: 106
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline, LaQuinta, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com, Booking.com, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your La Quinta Inn Denver Central reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
La Quinta Inn Denver Central Hotel Denver
La Quinta Denver
Denver La Quinta

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage La Quinta Inn Denver Central, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.