La Quinta provides a refreshing and engaging environment that builds long-lasting and valuable relationships with our employees.

We strive to create a unique La Quinta experience for every employee guided by the core values of People, Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Unique. Our unique training program is designed with your career development in mind.

As you embark upon your career with us, you will experience a training program unlike any other in hospitality. You will begin your career learning about our service philosophy, core values and skills of your position designed to help you exceed your goals.

Your La Quinta Training Experience
LQ University
LQ Video Portal

During your training and throughout your career, you will have multiple training resources available to you. One of which is LQUniversity. LQU provides access to engaging activity based courses.


Additionally, you will have access to our Unique portal for tools and resources, LQConnect. LQConnect is your one stop shop for information allowing you to find the resources you need to achieve your goals.


To further enhance your knowledge and development, Your LQ Video Portal delivers training videos for just in time learning. Here you can find videos about our service philosophy, our values, as well as housekeeping and maintenance videos to support you.


Taking development to a new level, every manager experiences our PIRFect (Plan, Inspect, Review, Follow-up) Management Program, beginning with INNitiation, INNitiation is a Unique one on one 4 week training experience with a dedicated Training & Development Manager.

During these 4 weeks, the new managers experience hands on personalized training, while utilizing mobile technology to provide information at their fingertips through training.

Manager Development

Following INNitiation, our managers participate in INNtegration, a 1- week interactive training program in Dallas, TX. During this week our managers will be introduced to our organizational strategy and executives.

Through a series of presentations, team activities and individual action plans, they will learn how to apply La Quinta's purpose, culture and core values when they return to their hotels.