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La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
Ranked #8 of 33 Hotels in Lakeland
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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“Nice but be aware of pet restrictions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2005

Just returned from two nights at the Baymont Inn in Lakeland, Florida. The room was clean and comfortable so it was indeed more than I expected for the price. However, if you're traveling with a pet be aware of the inn's pet restrictions (which are not posted on the inn's website or stated at the time of check-in).

I have stayed at several pet-friendly hotels where you can leave your pet unaccompanied while you have breakfast and in some cases while you go to the Disney parks. At this Baymont Inn in Lakeland, FL, you cannot leave your pet unattended in the room (not even while you have your continental breakfast in the dining area). You cannot bring your pet into the dining room where breakfast is served due to sanitation reasons, which I understand. Therefore if you travel alone and own a pet you may not be able to enjoy this inn's breakfast if you don't have a pet-sitter. My only complaint is that I wasn't informed of this policy when I checked into the Baymont Inn and the website does not make mention of this either. Apart from this issue, this Baymont Inn was clean, comfortable, and a nice place to stay while in the Lakeland area.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2005

On other side of Lakeland, away from downtown, futher east on I-4. Nice, clean, served its purpose. I got it on that hot hot opaque website for $54 a night for 2 nights. Continental breakfast was a joke. But got what I paid for, no thrills, clean hotel in Lakeland.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2004

We checked in 9/03, went to the room and requested another it smelt so bad of urine. The next room was ok, but so run down and musty and dirty we checked out. Our allergies just couldn't take it. The blankets and sheets on the beds were in despirate need of replacing. I wouldn't use that old of bedding at home.

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Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
Address: 4315 Lakeland Park Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3585
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lakeland
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:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lakeland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East 2.5*
Number of rooms: 104
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
NEW! Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.The La Quinta Inn Lakeland East is located between Orlando and Tampa, and surrounded by beauty with abundant lakes and exciting activities. USA Speedway is only three miles and we are only five miles from the Frank Lloyd Wright Museum. Walk to a variety of great eateries and shop at ...see morenearby Lakeland Square Mall. In only a short drive, reach Walt Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, and Islands of Adventure. Cypress Gardens is just 15 miles. Enjoy a world of conveniences at the La Quinta Inn Lakeland East, like free high speed Internet access, complimentary newspapers as well as guest laundry facilities and fax/copy services which are available at the front desk. All rooms have secure interior corridor entrances and feature free high-speed Internet access. Our friendly staff sets up a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM every morning in the lobby along with your copy of USA Today. Our meeting room can accommodate up to 15 guests. Take a swim in our relaxing outdoor pool. We are eight miles northeast of downtown, with easy access to I-4, just a mile from Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Join us for Detroit Tigers spring training at Marchant Stadium just 3 miles from the hotel. You may also take in a show at the Lakeland Center while visiting. ... more   less 
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