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Evangeline Downs Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2235 Creswell Lane Ext Lot B, Opelousas, LA 70570
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    4 of 5 stars
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Des Moines, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family stayed in a suite with bunk beds. It was handy as my kids don't like to share but would have loved two bathrooms like my friends suite there had. Hotel was clean and quiet. Breakfast was good.

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

I am so glad the kids loved the room. I can't express how excited i get when we get great comments about our hotel. Thanks again and please come back and visit with us-- GM More

lafayette, la
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night. We had a king bed two room suite. The room and bathroom were clean. Great pet friendly hotel. They had a Jacuzzi and indoor pool, which was too cold to get in. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The bed was a little firm but not terrible. Loved the pillows. They had a small... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to take the trip advisor survey. It truly means a lot to us here at the hotel. Please be sure to book with us soon. ThanksGM More

Pearland, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for a family reunion function. Good central location, very friendly and helpful staff, and nice rooms, clean & comfortable. A free small breakfast available with a full breakfast available in the casino, which is walking distance and covered. Rates were high, but it was a holiday weekend and they were full. I recommend it as a... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind comments it really means a lot to me and the entire staff here at EVD Hotel. Please come back and see us- GM More

Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I was very happy with my stay at the Evangeline Downs Hotel. As a B-Connected member (Boyd Gaming, also owners of Delta Downs, where I've visited a number of times) who is over 50, I qualified for a very low weekday rate, so I had three nights at the low rate and one night at the higher weekend rate (they... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for the compliments. We appreciate comments like these and truly enjoy having you as our guest. I will make sure each and everyone of the staff members adhere to there success. Can't wait to have you back as a guest.- GM More

LaPlace, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I a horseman and stay here often during racing season and enjoy my stay each time. The workers are very polite and attentive and the rooms are spacious and clean. The hotel is connected to the casino and racetrack which makes it very convenient.

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving the kind words. It is a pleasure having you as one of our guests. -GM More

Houston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and used as a base to explore the area. Rooms are good, decor is quite dark, but ok. Bathroom was clean but the shower is very slippery so beware. Overall service, cleanliness etc was good. Review would have been 4 stars but the Saturday night was terrible. Noisy and it seemed like a children's... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to leave a trip advisor review. Your input is very important to us and will help us improve these imperfections. Thanks again GM More

Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We usually stay at the Comfort Inn in this town but had a casino deal making the overall cost about the same. Upon arrival there were several people in the lobby as they could not be checked in until the rooms were "cleared", apparently a computer process that needed to be completed. Once we were finally checked in it was... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, it is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Patrick Arceneaux General Manager More

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Well since my last review of this hotel in July of last year, things have taken a turn for the worst. My mother got us the room and is VIP at Evangeline Downs. So much good that does because the way this staff treats VIP guest is atrocious. We have stayed here about 4 times since July 2013 and each... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations regarding your experience on your recent visit. I have shared your feedback with my entire staff to ensure we handle these types of situations differently in the future. Again, thank you for your time and valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate it and hope you will... More

Houston, Texas, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I must admit I had my doubts after reading such negative reviews. But to my delight and comfort, this hotel is a good palce to stay. The staff was courteous, and helpful. I needed extra towels in my room, so I just went to the front desk and asked and was given promptly. The breakfast they had was no better... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our trip advisor online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,... More

Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The room was very big and the bed was comfortable. It had a very masculine feel to it, but it was nice. The bathroom was a deal-breaker. It was small and dirty. There was very little water pressure. The baseboards had a black layer of dirt on the top edge. The shower walls needed scrubbing. There was no tub, but... More

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GeneralManagerLA252, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests in the future. I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to... More

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Address: 2235 Creswell Lane Ext Lot B, Opelousas, LA 70570
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Location: United States > Louisiana > Opelousas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Evangeline Downs Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The newly built Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Collection® hotel, is connected to Louisiana's prestigious Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, home of quarter horse racing, gaming, live entertainment, numerous restaurants and more. All spacious and inviting guest rooms are furnished with flat-screen televisions, coffee makers, desks, hair dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, safes, irons, ironing boards, pillow-top mattresses and cable television. Select rooms offer upgraded amenities like wet bars, sofa sleepers and balconies. This is a pet-friendly hotel; fees apply. Ample free parking is provided and can accommodate most vehicles. Additional attractions close to this Ascend Collection hotel in Louisiana include the Creole Heritage Folklife Center museum, Le Vieux Village historic landmark area, Opelousas Museum of Art and the Rural African American Museum. Opelousas is home to a number of annual events like the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival, Yambilee Festival and the Holy Ghost Creole Festival. Hotel guest services and amenities: Direct access to Casino from Hotel, Complimentary Hot Breakfast served daily 6 am to 10 am, Two (2) Elevators giving easy access to all floors, Large indoor swimming pool, Large sitting area for guests, Large 6-8 person whirlpool/hot tub, Large exercise/fitness room with state of the art exercise equipment, Large attractive breakfast room w/ patio seating, Meeting room, seating capacity for 60 people, 40” LCDs in each room, Handicap designed rooms to exceed the ADA requirements, Ample on site parking with handicap parking, Large fireplace in the spacious lobby that has a warm and homey comfortable theme. All queen and king pillow top beds, In-room safes, Coin-operated laundry facilities with folding/work area, Free High Speed/Wireless in each room and throughout hotel, Microwaves and refrigerators in all guest rooms, Dry bar or wet bar in all guest rooms, Coffee makers, full length mirrors, recliners, ergonomic chairs, large work areas, hair dryers, irons and boards in all guest rooms. Business center with computers and printer. After a long day, guests of this Opelousas, LA hotel can unwind in the exercise room, or relax at the indoor heated pool and hot tub. For the corporate traveler, this Louisiana hotel provides an assortment of modern conveniences like an on-site business center, a public computer with Internet access, and access to copy and fax service. A banquet and meeting room is located on the premises and can accommodate up to 50 people for most functions. At the Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Collection hotel, you can surround yourself with an array of amenities and personalized service. Make a reservation with us today and let us exceed your expectations. ... more   less 
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