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“A good place to stay if aren't gonna spend much time in the hotel” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Clifton / Rutherford

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Clifton / Rutherford
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Clifton
Gurgaon, India
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A good place to stay if aren't gonna spend much time in the hotel”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

I stayed at La Quinta, Clifton, NJ during September 2011. This is a good place to stay if you are visiting NYC and you do not want to spend a lot on the stay. The hotel seems to be old but the rooms are comfortable. Transportation to and from NYC is not an issue and the train station is not too far away, although traveling to NYC does take a good bit of time. The hotel seems to be located in a safe neighborhood, especially when compared to a lot of the other hotels in New Jersey. If you are going to spend most of your time outside, then this hotel is a good option.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

My Daughter & Son in Law were going to spend a weekend away & I had the opportunity to bring my Grandchildren on an 'Adventure' to the local LaQuinta.
We were upgraded and had plenty of room for the three of us and with a Microwave and Refrigerator, I was able to bring their favorite snacks for our 'Slumber Party' that night. We started the day on Saturday with our very own 'Pool Party' then went to the attached Restaurant, the Red Robin for dinner. They had a kids menu and we were all happy with the service and the food as well.
Sunday morning we had a very nice breakfast with Belgian Waffles, Cereal, Eggs, Yogurt and Juice. The Grandchildren each took a piece of fresh fruit and off we went to have yet another 2 hours of 'Pool Party' before we left to resume our everyday lives.
Many thanks to Jose Earl at the Front Desk for being there for our every need. He was most helpful and very cheerful every time we had an encounter with him. He's mostly the reason I made the reservation in the first place. He treated us as if we were the only guests he had to respond to. Congratulations for finding such a good employee.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Lexington, Kentucky
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

I stayed here with a group of 75 on a high school trip. The first night, the elevators weren't working and most of our group had NO hot water (after a 10 hour bus ride). We complained and told it would be fixed the next day, but the water situation is horrid. It goes from hot to cold for no reason. The overall feel of the hotel is old and worn.
The employees were very friendly and breakfast was ok. The owners really need to do some updates, cleaning, painting and FIX the hot water.
If I had not been with a group (prepaid tour), I would have left after the first night.
My advice....keep driving !

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Medford, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

For all looking for a reasonably priced hotel DO NOT STAY HERE. After my stay at La Quinta, I found a hotel the following week in Fairfield, NJ about 10 miles (15 min) west of Clifton, Best Western - Execitive Inn, which offers several discounts that will be a few dollars more than La Quinta and is clean and worth every dollar with the service and extra amenities provided. I travel for business frequently, and this is the worst hotel stay I have ever had. The hotel entrance gives off a cold feeling when you enter along with the midlew odor. After checking in I proceeded to my room where I experienced the disgusting elevator on the way and dark dingy hallways that didn't feel safe. My room was somewhat clean but the smell in the overall hotel was just bad. After I stuck it out the first 2 nights, my 3rd night was the breaking point, when I went to use the sink and shower and got brown water which finally became clear after 15 minutes but smelled like metal. In addition, the water was ice cold and never got hot. I called down to the lobby, where the hotel clerk finally answered the phone after 10 rings and basically told me in a short discussion to let the water run as the water was turned off due to construction and not to worry about the brown water as this was due to the "rust in the pipes". After an hour of letting the water run and taking the time to clean the tub with soap I never got hot water. Again I called but was told someone would check it the next day. I have never felt so unconfortable and disgusted by my surroundings. I probably would have been better off staying at a motel on the side of the highway. BEWARE of LA QUINTA Clifton NJ..to boot when i requested a credit on my bill for the evening in which I had brown cold water, I was asked what I thought would be an appropriate credit...what hotel clerk asks that!! No apology, no offer of a credit amount...not sure what type of business this hotel chain is running but the accomodations and service provided is horrible.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites Clifton / Rutherford
Address: 265 State Rt 3, Clifton, NJ 07014-1905
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Region: United States > New Jersey > Clifton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Clifton
Price range (per night): $161 - $234
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Clifton / Rutherford 2.5*
Number of rooms: 231
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