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Howard Johnson Express Lake Charles

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Ranked #16 of 29 Hotels in Lake Charles
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
637alberte Crosby, Texas
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived with a reservation from Wyndham Hotel reservations, the reservation was refused by the hotel - even though I had a confirmation number and the price was not honored. The office reeked of garlic and the staff was rude and unmoved by the fact that I had a reservation/ confirmation and price by their partner company of Wyndham.... More 

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Crosby, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of sightseeing if your into historical buildings also close enough to the casinos as not to be a bother to get to them. Rates were a nice surprise, I checked three other similar hotels and their rates were twice as much. All in all I had a pleasant stay.

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Recently updated room, quiet and very clean. It was an ideal location, close to the sites we were in Lake Charles to research. We would stay there again!

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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Outside hall and property need cleaning of paper and pizza boxes. Breakfast area needs fresh fruit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Very ghetto. It was clean but it is not nice in any way. Reminds me of a very old apartment complex. Overpowering smell of vleaner probably to mask the mold smell. Would not EVER stay here again. I saw the lady in the office recycling the muffins in a used bread bag...who knows how many times she's done that.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Room was clean...Breakfast/coffee was not available at 6:30am and had only a few items, not like some of the nicer hotels...so I didn't even bother to go back when it was open...I went to a diner for breakfast instead...when I called to get extra towels, they ask that I come to the front desk to pick them up. Apparently a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We booked this room because it was not too far from the casino & it was a good price. Seeing as how we only used it for shower change clothes & a couple hours of sleep i will be booking again so we can enjoy it! It was right next to the governors mansion and almost walking distance from Isle... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Limited breakfast with fruits past due...no complimentary paper....everything else was basic and adequate.

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