The La Quinta Inn & Suites Boone was recently named a 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!Only a 1/2 mile from downtown and Appalachian State University, the brand new La Quinta Inn & Suites Boone is a beautiful mountain lodge with a spectacular view of the Appalachian mountains. Enjoy the tranquility of the mountains, take a leisurely drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway, spend a day on one of the many rivers in the area fishing or rafting, take a hike on one of the many trails and enjoy some of the waterfalls, the wildlife, flora, and the spectular views. In the winter, ski on the Appalachian Sugar and Beech Mountains Slopes all in close proximity of the lodge. Visit the wildlife center and the Mile High Swing Bridge on Grandfather Mountain and take a day to visit Tweetsie Railroad with the a fun filled day with the kids. After a day of adventure, come back to the hotel and go for a refreshing swim in the heated indoor pool, relax in the soothing whirlpool. Seal the deal in one of our three meeting facilities. Then unwind in your spacious guest room with amenities like free high-speed Internet access, microwave oven, refrigerator, and much more. All rooms have queen or king beds with the Tempur-Pedic DreamSpa mattresses and some rooms have whirlpool tub and fireplaces. Wake up the next morning and enjoy the Free Bright Side BreakfastTM before another day of adventure.