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Inn on the Bayou

1101 W. Prien Lake Rd., Lake Charles, LA 70601 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Inn on the Bayou
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sterlington, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Non smoking room smelled like smoke. Not very clean at all. The pool and deck area could have been cleaned. It had green slime in spots on pool deck area. No coffee pot in room. Not enough outlets to plug hair dryer on curling iron in it was either plug fridge in or hair dryer. Floor in room was nasty... More 

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place no longer Inn on the Bayou. Its motel 6. I should kept driving. Front desk was helpless, requested to get our room clean and house keeper fail to clean our room. Room was nasty including bathroom, beds and etc. Stay here at your own risk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay. We had 2 rooms and because we were traveling with pets our options were limited. The rooms were clean and the staff friendly and helpful. The one complaint. The wifi went down on night 2. We would stay here again.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

this the second time I have stayed here whilst in lake Charles the rooms are clean but the bathroom does show signs of wear and needs to be sorted out if you do stay on the interstate side of the hotel you do get a slight sound of traffic during the night which can be bothersome if you are a... More 

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Duson, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The best part of this hotel is the fact that it is in the middle of everything. It is down the street from everything. When my friend and I were there they were doing renovations and the morning hire hadn't reserved our room like requested, so we got a big discount. It isn't a big fancy place,but the mini fridge... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Call the manager and ask for a better deal than booking sites. I got a rate of $59.99 per night! We love this place. It dates from 1988 and has been very well maintained. A tranquil petite bayou named 'Contraband' meanders lazily beside the 3-story gem. Ask for a room on the 1st floor as there is no elevator but... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

whilst in lake Charles I found this hotel by chance but it did look good from the outside in my room the bedroom was clean and reasonably maintained but the bathroom did show signs of age also in you stay on the interstate side of the hotel you do get a slight sound of traffic passing which is slightly bothersome... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My husband & I stayed here on a trip that spanned the length of Louisiana. Maybe it wasn't a 5 Star hotel, but we found it quite nice. I read reviews criticizing everything from the location to the highway noise (hey, maybe you should notice these things before pulling into the parking lot). There is a highway nearby, but it... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Our power went out one evening from a storm. I had friends that had stayed here, so, I thought, it would be okay for one night, or, at least we would have power. That was the only good thing I can say, it had power. The night clerk was friendly but not very helpful, didn't know much. My grand daughter... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

I stayed there with my 12 year old son not the first time we have stayed there October 2012 and December 2012 in Oct it was a wonderful relaxing time! In Dec 2012 you can tell the weekend supervisor is gone! We found weed in the dresser drawers, there was a used condom under the bed and a sack of... More 

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