Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L Auberge Du Lac, Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L'Auberge ...
The Hotel is nice . very good food and clean rooms
Situated in Lake Charles, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L Auberge Du Lac, Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L'Auberge ...
Upscale hotel with very nice rooms, great pool area, many restaurants and a casino. It is very easy to get to the hotel. Near the hotel there are many stores for shopping and a variety of restaurants.
Located in the heart of Lake Charles, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Northgate Shopping Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Goosport Park and Eastown Shopping ...
Our hotel room was very nice and the staff was great. I would recommend this hotel to anyone
Located in the heart of Lake Charles, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Magnolia Square Shopping Center and Prien Lake Mall. Contraband Bayou Golf Club at ...
Rooms were very nice, but carpet was terribly stained and dirty looking. The bar closed at 11:00 pm, which in my thinking was way to early. Drinks were very expensive. We paid $20 for 2 drinks (this did include a tip). The bartender was not a real bartender. We had to tell her how to make a gun & ...
Situated in Lake Charles, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wilshire Plaza Shopping Center and Oak Park Shopping Center. Southgate Shopping Center and Huber ...
Excellent modern hotel, great breakfast, Staff was very accomodating
Situated on a lake, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Westlake Recreation Center and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Pecanderosa Park. Lake Charles Convention and Visitors ...
The hotel is usually a very convenient and comfortable stay from parking, service to facilities; however, this time the non-smoking room had a stronger smoke smell than even the hallway, the bathroom's ceiling was peeling and falling down and the shower was musty and unclean.
Located in the heart of Lake Charles, this hotel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Kayouche Coulee Golf Course and within 6 mi (10 km) of Northgate Shopping Center and Eastown ...
Had a small glitch with ac/heat service and the staff accommodated me by switching my room- no qualms at all. Everything was neat clean friendly. Breakfast was usual and customary for the hotels. Very pleased with my stay and would come back anytime.
Situated in Lake Charles, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L Auberge Du Lac, Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L'Auberge Du Lac, ...
Great hotel near casinos and they also provide a shuttle service to and from casinos.
Located in the heart of Lake Charles, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Magnolia Square Shopping Center and Prien Lake Mall. Southgate Shopping Center ...
I was kept waiting at front desk to checkin while the sole person working was on the phone. She was very pleasant when she was able to assist me. Breakfast was very continental versus full.
This city at the heart of Calcasieu Parish boasts a rich and fascinating history that includes tales of piracy, Civil War battles and sulfur mining. You may feel like you've journeyed back in time while strolling past the plantation-style homes and 1900s-era architecture of Shell Beach Drive, Margaret Place and the Charpentier district. Travelers are encouraged to learn all about the sweetly Southern town at the Mardi Gras Museum, the Imperial Calcasieu Museum, the U.S.S. Orleck Naval Museum and the DeQuincy Railroad Museum.
After learning about the rich history of Lake Charles, visitors can relax while taking a leisurely drive along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road to look for alligators, or step into some sizzling gaming action at one of the local casinos for an enthralling night.
Think of festivals in Louisiana, and the thrills of Mardi Gras are sure to come to mind. While the big blowout that happens just prior to the Lenten season is certainly a major event, it's by no means the only popular festival held in Louisiana every year. People love to party in Southern Louisiana; with more than 75 annual festivals that take place in Lake Charles to prove it.
Held at the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum the evening before Mardi Gras, the Royal Gala allows visitors a rare up-close glimpse of the colorful costumes and headdresses worn by parade participants. With more than 60 extravagantly outfitted “krewes,” the Fat Tuesday parade in Lake Charles is the second biggest in the state.
A unique Lake Charles tradition, the two-week festival that celebrates the life and legend of local pirate Jean Lafitte comes around every May. Family-oriented in nature, Contraband Days is jam-packed with games, carnival rides, pirate-themed attractions, food booths, and live music on multiple festival stages.
Shake a tail feather every July to the lively beat provided by the Lake Charles Chapter of the Cajun French Music Association. Savor tasty Cajun specialties like gumbo, cracklin's and jambalaya, while waiting to hear if they call your lucky raffle ticket number. Arts and crafts booths and a variety of games add to the festive atmosphere of this yearly Cajun festival.
Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) is a small commercial airport located about five minutes out of town. The largest airlines serving LCH are United and American Airlines, which fly in from hubs in Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Some visitors even fly into Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY), rent a car and make the three-to-four-hour scenic drive from New Orleans to Lake Charles.
To be near the lake and local attractions, there are plenty of Lake Charles hotels downtown to choose from. The Howard Johnson Inn is one such hotel close to the Charpentier district, with moderate rates and neighboring entertainment spots.
If you’re lucky enough to be doing business in the area, the Super 8 Lake Charles Sulphur is 20 minutes from Lake Charles Regional Airport and offers high-speed Internet.
The weather tends toward comfortable coolness from December to May; this also coincides with the time when Mardi Gras is in full swing. If you don't mind your weather as hot as Tabasco, visit Southern Louisiana during summertime. Come enjoy Southern hospitality from this city steeped in history any time of year.
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