Stay Express Inn Lackland - San Antonio

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100 Valley Hi Drive, San Antonio, United States, 78227  show map
 2 stars
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Stay Express Inn Lackland - San Antonio

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Verified Reviews:

  • Pool was only cleaned on the weekend - It was only 20 minutes from the airport - Front desk was very rude
  • Free breakfast is nice - Rooms were clean - Showers had good water pressure
  • Breakfast area was small and dirty - Pool was clean - Staff was friendly, courteous, and helpful
  • Staff were pleasent and helpful - I would absolutely come back here - Breakfast was enjoyable
  • Breakfast every morning was ok - Room was clean - Hotel staff was very friendly - Beds were very comfortable

Overview

Stay Express Inn Lackland is a 2-star business property offering a bright accommodation steps away from The Alamo, SeaWorld San Antonio and Lackland Air Force Base.

Stay Express Inn Lackland can be reached in 25 minutes by car from San Antonio International airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises 62 rooms featuring Large Double Room and Double Room. A microwave and a fridge are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the garden every morning.

Services

Guests can avail of free self parking, a designated smoking area and a cash machine as well as a business center and a photocopier.

Relax

The beach facilities include outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   62.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Service dogs allowed
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Jacuzzi
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 13 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

100 Valley Hi Drive, San Antonio, United States, 78227

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City Center
  • San Antonio
    8.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Brother Cletus Art Gallery
    6.9 mi
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
    9.8 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    62

Rooms and availability

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Large Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Private bathroom
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    Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Stay Express Inn Lackland - San Antonio San Antonio location
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      Hotel Address:

      100 Valley Hi Drive, San Antonio, United States, 78227

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Antonio
        8.8 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Brother Cletus Art Gallery
        6.9 mi
      • Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
        9.8 mi
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        62

      Stay Express Inn Lackland Location

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      Amusement

      • Robotar Inc - 3.0 mi

      Stadiums

      • Nelson Wolff Stadium - 2.7 mi

      Museums

      • History and Traditions Museum - 2.3 mi

      Halls

      • Moonlight Lounge - 2.7 mi

      Universities, Institutes

      • National Christian University - 2.5 mi

      Military facilities

      Local attractions

      • Sea World - 6.6 mi
        10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio
      • Guenther House - 8.7 mi
        205 E. Guenter, San Antonio
      • The Alamo - 9.0 mi
        300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
      • Aquatica San Antonio Waterpark - 6.7 mi
        10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio
      • Casa Navarro State Historic Site and Museum - 8.8 mi
        228 S. Laredo St., San Antonio
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        62
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      Stay Express Inn Lackland Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Stay Express Inn Lackland

      Average guest rating

      5.8out of 10
      Guest rating
      Based on 69 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        3.8

        Location is about the only benifit of staying here, being only feet from the front gate of Lackland Air Force Base it's the closest place to stay.

        We were very disappointed, the towels looked like they were as old as the hotel, the water does not stay hot so get ready for a cold shower, we saw roaches in our rooms, we were awakened to loud people below us with kids screaming at all hours of the night, room service entered our rooms even with the "do not disturb signs" on the door even after we asked them not to. Spend a few more dollars and upgrade imo.

      • Single
        7.0

        I liked the location, right outside the base gate, free breakfast and cheap

        To be honest, this location cant be beat,it is literally 20 steps outside of the Valley High gate. Lackland has graduations EVERY WEEK so they have a lot of business coming in. They need to invest some money in renovations because this place needs a facelift. For the price though I guess its what you get, but when you compare it to the gateway inn on base, which is 35 per night, this place is lacking.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        We chose the Care Free Inn because of it's location. My son was graduating from Lackland AFB, it is located rt outside the base. Rodney the night clerk was exceptionally attentive to our need she went above and beyond making us feel at home.

        The housekeeping needs alot of work. There is no attention to detail in the rooms. Updating is definately needed.

      • Single
        4.2

        Had bugs in my room in my beds and was absolutely disquested. Went to my room had no hot water.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Convieniant to Lackland AFB.

        It is a tired, used motel

      • Older travelers
        3.2

        The only thing that I liked about Carefree Inn was that it was right outside of the gates of Airforce Base. Which was one of the reasons we chose to stay there. They did offer breakfast.

        What is did not like about Carefree Inn is that all of the furniture in the rooms need an upgrade. The worst thing for me was the mattress on the beds which look like they had been left out in the rain. There was big brown spots on one side, the sheets did not fit the bed. There were bugs in the bathroom where my brother and his wife stayed for 5 days. I was only there for one night. The light fixture did not work, lamp shades need to be replace. Only if you are very very low on money would I suggest you stay there.

      • Single
        5.0

        Proximity to my destination was the best thing about Carefree.

        I inspected the bed and found Q-tips and tissue paper in the bed. The bed was made with these items in it. The hot water would vanish during a shower.

      • Single
        6.2

        cost, the staff was friendly.

        did not get a handicapped room as asked for.

      • Older travelers
        3.2

        Proximity to Lackland Air Force base

        Dirty room, odor, hidden added charges, poor maintenance, little hot water, no sound buffer to other rooms,

      • Family with children
        6.0

        The room smelled of mold and the bathroom ceiling leaked and continued to leak even after management replaced the ceiling tiles. Our personal towel and extra key card came up missing while we were out of the room.

      • Family with children
        5.8

        The location was great as we were there for an airman graduation at Lackland which is right next door. Pool was nice. Lots of other airman families staying here to visit with as well.

        Could use some updates.

      • Single
        4.6

        Close to Lackland A.F.B., right outside the gate.

        The room was infested with cock roaches. The tile in the bathroom was busted up and it felt like you were going to fall through the floor when you steped in the shower, or sat on the toilet. The shower curtains were full of mold, as was the ceiling. The box spring on the bed looked like it had been saturated with blood in one area. The leg of the bed was bent, so you had to be really careful when you sat on it or you might end up falling on the floor. The second floor balcony had some integrity issues. The support beam had rusted through on three of the four sides. At any min this thing could collapse and seriously injure someone! Now before you look at anyone elses post saying so what you get what you pay for, I moved hotels after staying a week. Found another hotel in the same area. Way more friendly staff!, And way better room! And o yea by the way it was 60 dollars cheaper. My advice, stay clear of the carefree inn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Family with children
        2.4

        Rooms smelled like roach medicine. My room door was difficult to open and close and never closed properly. There was a roach crawling in the restroom and the toilet was dirty! As an American, I am ashamed that this motel is located right outside of a U.S. Airforce Base. The family and friends of our service men and women deserve better!

      • Family with children
        6.6

        Great location right next to Lackland Air Force Base

        Both beds were broken and saged - bathroom door wouldn't close all the way - the room was in need of repair - some parts of the baseboards missing and carpet torn up in parts.

      • Family with children
        3.2

        location

        we didnt end up staying there, we had asked for a non-smoking room because of our childs ashtma , the room smelled like a smoking room ther were no towels in the room, no hot water the door did not close right, so we had to ask for our money back, but the worst part is we had a hard time finding an affordable room that met our budget, so we had to cancel some of our plans that were in schedule for our vacation. Bad expierence..

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Stay Express Inn Lackland - San Antonio San Antonio location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      100 Valley Hi Drive, San Antonio, United States, 78227

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Antonio
        8.8 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Brother Cletus Art Gallery
        6.9 mi
      • Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
        9.8 mi
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        62