We needed a pet friendly place to stay for one night. I prefer to make reservations directly with the hotel since I've had experience where the main reservation number is not knowledgeable about how pet friendly a hotel is (service animals only for instance). I called the hotel but got routed to a general reservation number. It was very annoying listening to advertisements and then finally a person got on the line. The agent had a thick accent and it was difficult for me to understand him. He wanted too much information from me (do I have an account, do I want an account, do I etc.etc.) before letting me know if the hotel I wanted had a pet friendly room available. Then he needed my email and my credit card and...all with such a thick accent I was struggling to understand. I asked if he could just put a hold on the room, we would be arriving there in an hour. No he could not. I ended the call, frustrated that it was so difficult to communicate with him. Other brand hotels allow me to speak with the actual hotel and make the reservation with the hotel clerk.
The lobby was busy upon arrival but the one woman working the front desk was friendly and efficiently handled the check in line. There was a $50+ added fee for pets. Parking is in a parking structure above and below ground. Hotel access is via the main lobby or the underground parking elevator. The room was standard nice with comfortable beds. No mini fridge or microwave? Full bathroom. We were on the 3rd floor. To walk the dogs we tried using the stairs but found the set up odd and resorted to the elevator and main lobby exit. The only grassy area is along a sidewalk on the side and back of the hotel in a not safe area. We had a scary experience with a couple of the locals, this is not a good place to be outside. Fortunately there are plenty of businesses that deliver food to the hotel room and the lobby bar has bottled alcohol to take to the room too.
The hotel seemed very nice, a nice place to stay if not traveling with pets.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential, a Little Rock hotel in the heart of downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. The hotel is conveniently located just a short walk from the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge. Located in the heart of downtown, this Little Rock, AR hotel is near popular attractions like the Arkansas Museum of Science & History and the Little Rock Zoo. Enjoy a concert or sports event at Verizon Arena, only one-half mile away. For cultural events, entertainment or shopping, explore the nearby River Market District. The campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is four miles away. Clinton National Airport is five miles from the hotel. There are several restaurants and lounges in the area. Be sure to visit the Blues Bar, located in the lobby. Your Morning Breakfast is full of hot and delicious options, making breakfast at the Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential the perfect way to start your day. Enjoy our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, including your choice of hot waffle flavors!Guests of this non-smoking Little Rock, AR hotel are invited to enjoy many amenities, including a free weekday newspaper, free transportation to the airport and local points of interest within two miles of the hotel from 8 a.M. To 10 p.M., Fully equipped exercise room and seasonal outdoor saltwater pool. Business travelers will appreciate free wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, work desks, voice mail and a 24-hour business center with access to copy and fax services. The hotel has banquet and meeting facilities that accommodate up to 500 people for events and functions. All spacious guest rooms include 42-inch flat-screen televisions, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and pay-per-view movies. Suites are equipped with microwaves and refrigerators. Pets are welcome with a small fee. Valet cleaning services and coin-operated laundry facilities are provided for guest convenience. Clean facilities and convenience are characteristics that you will come to expect as a guest of the Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential. Allow our friendly and professional staff to make your stay unforgettable while in the Little Rock, AR area. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Comfort Inn And Suites Downtown
- Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Hotel Little Rock
- Comfort Inn Downtown
- Comfort Inn Little Rock
- Little Rock Comfort Inn