By Sandy Zimmerman
(Photos by La Quinta Inn unless indicated)
The first impression of the La Quinta Inn & Suites (LAX) is their building, the second largest of the entire La Quinta Inn chain.
With 278 guestrooms and 11 suites, there is a wide selection for couples, families, business travelers and groups.
The large lobby flows from the front desk to the couches and continues to the bar and restaurant without walls similar to the Caribbean-style hotel’s designs.
Guests can see across the lobby from almost any vantage point.
After extensive renovation, the floor-to-ceiling windows brighten the areas.
The different shades of pink bring a fashionable touch to the lobby.
There are two small terraces near their gift shop.
The La Quinta Hotel & Suites (LAX) experience offers the feeling of a smaller hotel atmosphere with a friendly staff.
A complimentary 24-hour business center in the lobby provides an Internet kiosk where you may find directions to hotels, restaurants and attractions as well as flight information.
Another feature of the La Quinta Inn includes free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access throughout the hotel and guestrooms.
Guestrooms have Samsung Flat-panel televisions with 30 channels of high-definition programming.
The hotel provides complimentary breakfast, local calls, data port phones with voice messaging as well as toothpaste, shaving cream and other toiletries.
La Quinta Inn’s guest laundry is a money saver on trips.
Children stay free in their parent’s room (ages 18 and under).
Bring your pet to enjoy the hotel with you.
Any special requests like the bed size, pets, handicapped access or smoking preference should be made with your reservation.
LQ Management LLC is one of the largest operators of limited-service hotels in the United States, with more than 80,000 rooms. La Quinta operates and provides franchise services to more than 800 hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico under La Quinta Inns and La Quinta Inns & Suites brands.
The La Quinta Inn & Suites (LAX) is located at 5249 West Century Boulevard, in Los Angeles. For information, call (310)-645-2200. www.lq.com
Award winning Sandy Zimmerman has been involved in producing television programs, TV commercials, and travel specials for 28 years.
Sandy is a syndicated Show and Dining Reviewer, travel writer, Health journalist, professional photographer and talk show host of the Las Vegas Today Show and Discover the Ultimate Vacation travel specials. For information or questions about any of Sandy’s columns, contact Sandy Zimmerman at: (702)-735-5974.
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