LA Quinta

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Former Employee - FDSR in Minneapolis, MN
Former Employee - FDSR in Minneapolis, MN

I worked at LA Quinta full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Opportunity for upward movement within. Promote from within. Enjoyable work environment, everyone gets along for the most part.

Cons

Unrealistic expectations of employees. Very few individuals carry the weight of other employees that management seems to turn a blind eye on to their lack of productivity. No standards were set when hotel first opened up and management very seldom follows up to ensure company policies and procedures are being followed.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Micro Management. Set Standards. Promoting excellence only when hotel big wigs are in town, is not the way to run a hotel. Forget the big wigs, the guests are the ones that need to experience the excellence.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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    Great family-oriented corporate office environment and inspired leadership

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Irving, TX

    I worked at LA Quinta full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun and customer-focused corporate team and balanced family-oriented culture. Competitive compensation. Engaged hotel employees.

    Cons

    Headquartered in lovely international tourist city, Irving, Texas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Lowest common denominator.

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    Current Employee - Front Desk
    Current Employee - Front Desk

    I have been working at LA Quinta full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Their business strategy is price point so the properties are busy.

    Cons

    Corporate does not invest in their properties. They run a location into the ground with no major refresh or maintenance then franchise the property to a third party. When their main competitors start to become the low-range motels (Motel 6) rather than mid-range such as Comfort Inn, It'll be time to jump ship.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your properties and human capital.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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