10 Best Hotels Near Lake Charles, LA

Alex
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Lake Charles is one of the biggest cities in Louisiana. It is a little more low-key than the eclectic New Orleans, but still delivers on some of that quintessential Louisiana fun. Lake Charles is known for its big Creole and Cajun influences that can be found just about anywhere in the day-to-day life. From festivals to museums, Lake Charles is full of culture.The city also celebrates its own Mardi Gras festival and is home to a Mardi Gras museum. If you’re in the Louisiana area and are looking to explore this fun state, check out the best hotels near Lake Charles, LA.

1. Quality Suites Downtown Convention Center (from USD 67)

Located a mere seven-minute walk away from the downtown civic center and Lake Charles, the Quality Suites Downtown Convention Center is between several notable local attractions like Bord du Lac park, which features a beautiful waterfront setting, and the Creole Trail road, which is only 10 minutes away. It is also close to the heart of downtown, so you’ll have the conveniences of downtown living right at your fingertips. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, WiFi access, and toiletries and there is also buffet breakfast available every day.


Quality Suites Lake Charles Downtown

Wifi Available

Address: 401 Lakeshore Drive
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

2. Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - Lake Charles/I-210 Exit 5 (from USD 99)

With the Lake Charles historic district as well as the L'Auberge casino only a short drive away, staying at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites is a good choice for those looking to get the best experience out of Lake Charles, which is only 13 minutes away. Check out the museums and culture of the city in the afternoon and maybe hit the poker tables in the evening, then sleep in your comfy hotel bed at night. At Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, all rooms have a mini-fridge, microwave, WiFi access, and coffee making facilities.


Americas Best Value Inn and Suites Lake Charles

Wifi Available

Address: 3231 Lake Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

3. Best Western Plus Prien Lake Inn & Suites (from USD 109)

With an outdoor pool and fitness center, the Best Western Plus Prien Lake Inn & Suites is a perfect place to stay if you’re visiting Lake Charles and McNeese State University, as it is only a short drive away and the Lake Charles waterfront is about 5 km (3 miles) from the hotel. All the rooms here are equipped with everything, from flat-screen TVs to free toiletries. The 24-hour help desk is there at your service if you need anything during your stay, and there is free parking for all guests.


Best Western Plus Prien Lake Inn & Suites

Address: 1245 E Prien Lake Rd
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

4. WoodSpring Suites Lake Charles (from USD 40)

If you’re in town to enjoy a game, then consider staying in WoodSpring Suites Lake Charles. Located near Killen Stadium, the property features air conditioned rooms, complete with kitchen space, fridge, and microwave. There is also a flat-screen TV with access to premium channels. The hotel is a great place to experience the best of Lake Charles as the historic district and lakefront is just a 10-minute drive away. The Mardi Gras museum is also nearby.


WoodSpring Suites Lake Charles

Wifi Available

Address: 3202 North Power Centre Parkway
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services

5. Super 8 Lake Charles/Sulphur (from USD 84)

Located just 3.5 km (2.2 miles) from McNeese State University and 6 km (3.7 miles) from the waterfront, the Super 8 Lake Charles is also close to other landmarks like the Lake Charles civic center. Guests can find free WiFi access located throughout the property as well as a 24-hour front desk service and an ATM. All rooms are equipped with a seating, TV and free toiletries.


Super 8 by Wyndham Lake Charles/Sulphur

Wifi Available

Address: 1350 East Prien Lake Road
Accommodates: 4

24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi

6. Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Lake Charles South (from USD 129)

Holiday Inn has made a name for itself worldwide as a leader of some of the best economical hotels around. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Lake Charles South is just another one of those great accommodations. The hotel is located only 2.5 km (1.5 miles) from the local casinos but if that’s not your thing, there are also trails and nature parks nearby as well as the waterfront being only a few minutes away. The hotel is equipped with an outdoor swimming pool for its guests and also offers a gym and 24-hour front desk access.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Lake Charles South Casino Area, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1150 West Prien Lake Road
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating

7. Tru By Hilton Lake Charles (from USD 140)

Modern, stylish, and convenience is what you’ll find if you book a room at the Tru By Hilton Lake Charles. The hotel is located close to local landmarks like the casino and waterfront, which is a short 10-minute drive away. The hotel is a perfect place to return to after a full day of exploring Lake Charles as all the rooms here have a flat-screen TV as well as toiletries and seating area. For guests convenience, there is 24-hour front desk service and WiFi access, as well.


Tru By Hilton Lake Charles

Wifi Available

Address: 1220 W. Prien Lake Rd.
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Games room

8. La Quinta by Wyndham Lake Charles Casino Area (from USD 105)

Located just a short drive away from the L'Auberge Casino and Lake Charles Gator Pond, the La Quinta by Wyndham Lake Charles Casino Area is a perfect place to stay if you’re going to spend some time in the casino hitting the tables. The hotel is simple in design and features a lot of great amenities like WiFi access, and even a continental breakfast is included every morning. If you’re looking to get a morning workout, there is also a gym. The hotel is pet-friendly and is only a 10-minute drive to Lake Charles.


La Quinta by Wyndham Lake Charles Casino Area

Address: 1201 West Prien Lake Road

Lift Free WiFi Air conditioning Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Laundry Fitness centre 24-hour front desk WiFi Available

9. Candlewood Suites - Lake Charles South (from USD 103)

If you’re looking for a place to be your home away from home, than look no further than the Candlewood Suites. The hotel is only 2.6 km (1.6 miles) away from the casino, 4 km (2.5 miles) from McNeese State University, and 6 km (3.9 miles) from Lake Charles. The hotel features rooms kitted out with large screen TVs. Plus, guests also have access to the fitness center and barbecue facilities on site. Guests on a business trip can utilize the business center and free WiFi as well as the 24-hour front desk help.


Candlewood Suites - Lake Charles South

Address: 1105 W. Prien Lake Road

Air conditioning ATM/cash machine on site Children television networks Dry cleaning Fax/photocopying Parking Lift Laundry

10. Motel 6 Lake Charles On The Bayou (from USD 54)

The Motel 6 Lake Charles On The Bayou is a simple and affordable hotel located in Lake Charles and is about 6km (3.7 miles) from the waterfront. The property is a short distance away from the local casinos and has some standard amenities like WiFi access, a private bathroom, and a TV included in every room. There is also a swimming pool on-site, so you can cool off from the humid Louisiana sun. If you’re traveling with a little furry companion, the hotel is also pet-friendly.

Charming Lake Charles

Lake Charles has plenty of great spots to check out around town, from historic centers and cultural landmarks to museums. If that’s not your thing, there’s also a plenty of sports to watch and nature trails to trek through.

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Alex is a Canadian university graduate with degrees in English literature and History. He was born in Montreal and when he's not traveling he enjoys movies, video games, playing the drums and...Read more

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