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“Worst La Quinta ever. Needs complete overhaul. Won't return.” 2 of 5 stars
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore BWI Airport
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1734 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090   |  
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Ranked #15 of 29 Hotels in Linthicum Heights
West Chester, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Worst La Quinta ever. Needs complete overhaul. Won't return.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We've stayed at La Quintas from Florida to Boston, and they've always been good experiences. We travel with our small dog, and La Quintas are pet friendly. We stayed at this particular LQ a few years ago. But this time, we found it depressing. Note: The staff was not the problem. They were just fine. The mother company needs to send a representative to this location, because the place needs an overhaul.

The first thing you notice is that everything looks worn, old, outdated - basically in need of replacement. Carpeting is worn. When you walk down the halls, there is a bad odor. When you walk in the room, there is a different bad odor. The TV system is in need of revamp. There is no way to know what's on any channel, or the times. The vinyl recliner is so noisy, every time I moved it woke up my wife. Furniture in general shows signs of wear. Most of the towels were in need of replacement. The breakfast room isn't large enough to hold a weekend crowd - We stayed Friday to Sunday. The waffle makers need to be replaced.

What more can i say? It's not what we've come to expect from this otherwise pleasant, clean, modern, affordable, pet friendly chain of hotels. We definitely won't be back to this one.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This hotel was clean and well-managed. The website did not mention, however, that there was a (secured) door between our room and the next. Are they all that way? It's a good idea to ask; the fellow next door snored and he may as well have been in there with us. Breakfast area was very crowded and the coffee only so-so. Very close to the BWI airport (5 minutes), but we were not bothered by planes.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We took the family on vacation to visit Washington DC and the Baltimore Inner Harbor over the 4th of July. Stayed 8 nights. 24 Hr.Shuttle service to Baltimore light rail, Marc train to DC and airport worked out great. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Beds were very comfortable but the hotel and room itself were just average, nothing fancy but rooms were clean and it was perfect for our needs. Small pool for the kids to swim in and a workout center. Good value for your money. Noticed that many pilots and workers stay here. Hotel was quiet and located in a safe area. We walked to dinner several nights, no resturant on site but they offer room service from outside source. If your looking for a romantic getaway, this probably isn't your place but it was great for our family and will return the next time we visit the area.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I saved BIG on airfare to BWI (rather than DCA) and booked a package that included this La Quinta for two nights. I was impressed! The hotel is modest and clean. Light b'fast is served 4 am to 9 am. A few restaurants are within walking distance. Best part was the prompt and reliable shuttle between the hotel, airport and Amtrak Station. I took the train to Union Station in DC -- did a day of meetings -- and returned to the hotel in the evening, for $30 roundtrip. Hotel front desk and shuttle staff were friendly and very helpful. I'll book this property again as an alternative to pricey Washington DC!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1734 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Location: United States > Maryland > Linthicum Heights
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Linthicum Heights
#15 Romantic Hotel in Linthicum Heights
#17 Business Hotel in Linthicum Heights
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore BWI Airport 2.5*
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