This hotel is located 2 minutes by car from Interstate 10, making this a good choice for road travellers who want easy access to the major thoroughfare. With restaurants accessible with a 14-minute walk, this hotel may also be a good choice for those who want to explore the area on foot.
With 272 individually climate-controlled rooms over 2 floors, each room comes with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk and chair, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge and an iron and ironing board. Some rooms include a sofabed in addition to standard room features. Accessible rooms are available.
On-site parking is offered to guests and is free of charge. A complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle is also offered and runs round-trip to Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT). Pets are permitted to stay at this hotel ($30 deposit required).
Other hotel amenities include a "Family Fun Park" which includes an indoor pool, a sauna, a games room, a playground, tennis and basketball courts and volleyball. In addition to the recreational amenities, the hotel offers meeting and event space, a business centre, BBQ grills, a fitness centre and guest laundry.
Dining is available on site at Bistro Du Cayenne's, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, including local Cajun and Creole dishes.
The Heymann Performing Arts Center is located 13 minutes away by car, while the Cajundome, a sports event centre, is 12 minutes away, also by car. Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) is a 14-minute ride from the hotel, while a few restaurants, like Chris Po' Boy, Pizza Village and Shoney's, are within a 14-minute walk or a 4-minute drive. (All walking and driving estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent on June 10, 2013: "Family Fun Park" amenities, free Wi-Fi, pet policy and on-site restaurant.
The majority of guests who wrote reviews were happy with their stays at this hotel and would return. Guests complimented the staff, the rooms, the location, the hotel grounds and the beds.
Many guests were impressed with the level of service the staff offered and described them as friendly, responsive and accommodating.
The rooms, according to many reviewers, were clean, comfortable and nice. However, there are opposing opinions and mixed reviews about this (see below for more details).
The location was convenient to the interstate as well as restaurants, according to several guests.
Some guests thought the hotel grounds were well maintained and beautiful.
The beds were comfortable, said some reviewers.
As mentioned above, the majority of reviewers seemed to be happy with their stays. However, there were some common complaints about noise, no elevator and the room conditions.
A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from the nearby highways, as well as the atrium.
A couple of guests complained about the hotel not having an elevator and having to carry their luggage up a flight of stairs.
Although the majority of feedback regarding the rooms was positive, there were a few guests who described the rooms as shabby, outdated and old.
ranked this hotel #12 out of 47 hotels in Lafayette with an average rating of 4 out of 5 based on 169 reviews.
Orbitz.com rated this hotel 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.
Hotels.com rated this property 4 out of 5 based on 103 reviews.
On June 10, 2013, the author called the hotel to confirm some information.