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Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member is located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Louisiana Orphan Train Museum and within a 10-minute drive of Indian Hills Country Club. This 117-room, 3-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like a casino and an indoor pool. In central Opelousas, the hotel is also within a 30-minute drive of Pelican Park and Moore Park.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM. Enjoy dining at Blackberrys, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant or get an energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member's 117 rooms are air-conditioned and provide iPod docks, microwaves, and refrigerators. 40-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are also available.

Property features

Guests of Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member enjoy a casino, a nightclub, and an indoor pool. You can take advantage of free valet parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

2235 Creswell Ln Ext, Lot B Opelousas LA 70570

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 800 square feet (74 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, a nightclub, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 117 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free valet parking 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 74 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 800 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers 117 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Opelousas hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

Blackberrys - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Cajun Buffet - This buffet restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Cafe 24/7 - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed
  • Up to 25 lb

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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