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La Quinta Reviews

Updated March 21, 2019
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  • "Management would also have the front desk employees who were aiming for a promotion do their job as incentive to "prove ourselves" (in 25 reviews)

  • "No flexible scheduling, low pay for really dirty rooms, scheduled more rooms than disclosed," (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Experience"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Irving, TX

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible and a great family-type environment. Always fun place to work.

    Cons

    Could provide better benefits for employees


  2. "Working here was good"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk in Lynwood Center, WA
    Former Employee - Front Desk in Lynwood Center, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Treated with respect and nice staff

    Cons

    Low pay and stress full

    Advice to Management

    Give pay raises

  3. "Okay job independent working plus"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent
    Former Employee - Front Desk Agent

    I worked at La Quinta full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, laid back, solo worker & freedom

    Cons

    Not enough help. Run a business that’s not really yours for fraction of cost


  4. "Excellent workplace"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great team of people; Feels like a second family; Knowledgeable talent

    Cons

    As with many places, the constant is change


  5. "Awesome staff and management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very flexible with hours, extremely laid back but stern enough to make sure the work gets done!

    Cons

    Not many. Overtime was difficult to get, or more hours but I didn’t need more hours at the time.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Working for LQ"

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    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Las Cruces, NM
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Las Cruces, NM
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You meet new people every day. You get tips from your customers and they have great pay.

    Cons

    They did not offer benefits for all of the work required. The rooms were nasty.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure all of your employees are certified.


  7. "Decent College Job"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Clerk
    Former Employee - Front Desk Clerk
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The managers I worked under were some of the best.

    Cons

    Working the front desk solo during the afternoon shift could be brutal in the summer.

  8. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great job while attending school

    Cons

    No cons, job was great and worked with my school schedule


  9. "Enjoyed most of my time there"

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    Current Employee - Front Desk
    Current Employee - Front Desk

    I have been working at La Quinta part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people, staff helped each other

    Cons

    Preference over employees they were friends with.


  10. "Not A Team Environment"

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    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at La Quinta full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pays well with great benefits

    Cons

    Do not have a life. The upper management expects way too much but does not give you the resources to complete.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to all staff and treat managers as humans