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Howard Johnson Express Lake Charles

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825 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Ranked #16 of 29 Hotels in Lake Charles
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We took a spontaneous trip to LC and thought no way we are dropping 300+/night at the large casinos so we found this hotel online and it was by far the cheapest. It was about a 10 min drive to the Golden Nugget, but hey 220 in savings is at least some extra spins at the roulette table. The hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

when we arrived at the motel (1330 hours), there was no one in the office. had to ring bell to get someone to come to the office so we could sign in and get key. there was usually no one in the office and you will need to ring bell to get someone to help you. the parking is a... More 

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