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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette

This is a 2 star hotel in Lafayette
3903 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA, U.S.A.
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2-minute drive from Route 167, free breakfast, some rooms with kitchenettes
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous reviewers were pleased with the friendly and helpful staff
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its quality and variety by many lodgers
  • Several guests enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • A few guests reported spotty Wi-Fi and noise transfer in their rooms
  • The hotel's signage was difficult to find for a few patrons
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Dec 19, 2013
Located about a 2-minute drive from Route 167 and a 13-minute drive from Lafayette's city centre, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is geared towards road travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette, a dining table, a separate bedroom, a living area with sofabed and a jetted tub are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting space, a business centre, laundry services, free parking and a free buffet breakfast. Pets are not permitted.

The Mall of Acadiana is roughly a 4-minute drive from the hotel, while the University of Louisiana can be found 11 minutes away by car. The Cajundome is about a 10-minute drive away and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) is a 13-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 11, 2013)

The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, breakfast, rooms and location.

Numerous guests praised the hotel's staff, and characterized them as friendly, accommodating and efficient. One patron noted, "I was so impressed with the staff. From the time we checked in until our departure, the customer service provided was the some of the best I've received in my life. Every staff member was friendly, knowledgable, and neatly presented".

The hotel's breakfast was the source of many compliments by reviewers. They described it as wonderful and great, with a good variety of hot and cold items and kind staff.

Several lodgers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, spacious, well equipped and quiet, with efficient air conditioning and comfortable beds. A few travellers had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

The hotel's location was convenient to several guests, who found it close to restaurants, highway access, the Mall of Acadiana and shopping. A few reviewers had difficulty finding the hotel, however (see below).

The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and finding the hotel.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported spotty Wi-Fi, musty odours, noise transfer from guests in adjacent rooms and noisy plastic protective sheets on the bed.

The hotel was difficult to find according to a few lodgers. One guest noted, "Holiday Inn Express has gone to low key signage and set-back properties. This one is behind the Chili's restaurant if you are struggling to locate it". guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 98% recommendation rate from 53 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 49 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #24 of 47 Lafayette hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 38 reviews.

The author called the hotel on December 11, 2013 to verify some information.

Guest Reviews

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130.10 USD - 0.00 USD Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette
Very Good
Out of 43 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 8.0 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 4
No. of guest comments: 4
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #2 out of 43 hotels in Lafayette ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
"Hallway was very dirty with food on floor"
William from Baton Rouge, LA US rated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette 8 out of 10 on May 01, 2011
Barbara from Katy, TX US rated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette 9 out of 10 on April 24, 2011
Verified Guest from Katy, TX US rated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette 9 out of 10 on February 26, 2011
Carolynn n from Quitman, MS US rated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette 8 out of 10 on October 10, 2010


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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette

  • Business Center
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Golf Course
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Executive Floor

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00

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