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Hotel Bentley

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200 Desoto St, Alexandria, LA 71301-8301
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#13 of 26 hotels in Alexandria
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If you’re looking for a quaint hotel in Alexandria, look no further than Hotel Bentley.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Bringhurst Stadium (1.9 mi) and Kent Plantation House (2.3 mi), guests of Hotel Bentley can easily experience some of Alexandria's most well known attractions.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Hotel Bentley offer air conditioning.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including a 24 hour front desk. Guests of Hotel Bentley are also welcome to enjoy a fitness center and a lounge, located on site. For travelers arriving by car, there is paid private parking available nearby.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Alexandria's popular oyster restaurants such as Cajun Landing, Swamp Daddy"s, and Steamboat Bill's, all a short distance from Hotel Bentley.

Should time allow, River Oaks Square Arts Center and Louisiana History Museum are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

The staff at Hotel Bentley looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Center with Internet Access
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Nancy V wrote a review Oct 2021
47 contributions24 helpful votes
So disappointing. We were really looking forward to staying in this historic and beautiful hotel. However when we pulled up at 5:00 PM on a Friday there was no valet staff. I would’t complain but the hotel was supposed to be four stars. The problems continued when we tried to check in. There was one hotel employee to check all the parties in, and he was stuck sorting out a man who booked through a third party app and had no proof of his reservation. When I enquired if there was a manager on duty to help I was told NO. So we all waited for about 40 minutes. The hotel itself is over 110 years old, but the bones are gorgeous. There is so much potential here. The room was comfortable and thankfully clean, seeing as there seems to be a staff shortage. It seems the deficiencies I experienced could be alleviated through training and staffing, and a manager on duty. I hope things improve, it’s definitely full of potential
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Leslie B wrote a review Sep 2021
Blairsville, Georgia2 contributions
If I could give it a "0" I would because we did not get to stay there. We made a reservation for a 4 night stay - 2 weeks ahead of our stay. We showed up and they told us they did not have a room for us and claimed they called us and told us there were no rooms. Why would they call us and not the 3rd party we booked company we booked it through since we made the reservation with them? Nothing made sense...so we asked to see the manager and WOW she was one of the rudest ladies we have ever met (and believe me we have traveled all over the world). Martha Turner - I can not believe she is the manager of this hotel, anyway, she said we don't have a room for you and we will not accommodate you at another hotel. Thank goodness the 3rd party took care of us. DO NOT MAKE A RESERVATION AT THIS HOTEL UNLESS YOU WANT TO TAKE A CHANCE OF GETTING THERE AND NOT HAVING A ROOM!! Really Rude group of people
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Jason C wrote a review Jul 2021
Port Aransas, Texas5 contributions
What a run down dump. Room was nasty. After seeing pictures of their lobby at Christmas I decided to book a week in the speciality suite 501. For the price the chain hotels in town are much nicer. This place was a run down dump. The room's air-conditioning sucks. I was covered in sweat every night. They even have signs on the doors warning not to turn the AC down too much, so they know their Air condition is a problem. The floors in the lobby check in area had trash all over them.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Christina D wrote a review May 2021
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My husband had a work thing in Alexandria so I tagged along for a little getaway. The hotel is gorgeous. We went up to our room to see the door open and not clean for us. We called the front desk and the woman immediately met us upstairs to a new and cleaned room. I went to use the bathroom to discover it was clogged with handfuls of toilet paper. I again called the front desk and the woman was able to unclog it while we were at dinner. We were very disappointed in the lack of preparation but figured it was a fluke incident and left it at that. A few weeks later, my husband returned to that hotel for another work event. When he got to his room and saw it was ready for him but then noticed that the sink was full of beard trimmings from a previous stay and the trash was not removed. He was appalled. He had a rough day and just wanted to get home so he didnt say anything to the front desk. Though we love how beautiful this hotel is it is clearly horribly managed. The cleaning staff seem to obviously leave parts of the room unfinished. How can someone miss a clogged toilet and beard trimmings??? We are pretty forgiving people and realize things can slip through the cracks but this is ridiculous. Unfortunately, due to the proximity of the hotel to the courthouse (where my husband has to attend for work) he will have to continue staying there when his practice brings him to Alexandria.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Richard S wrote a review Apr 2021
New Orleans, Louisiana50 contributions1 helpful vote
a minute ago First we need to separate the people from the physical plant. The people we came in contact with were wonderful caring and helpful. However, the ownership of the physical plant is pennywise and pound foolish. There was a plunger in our bathroom which unfortunately was not merely there for aesthetics, needed to use it. The elevator was filthy, the water pressure in the shower was nearly non-existent, the lamp of the night table had a loose connection and it was difficult to simply turn it on and off as desired. At one time this must have been a nice historic hotel, now it is merely historic.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$114 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesLouisianaAlexandria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Bentley
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Bentley?
Nearby attractions include Alexandria Museum of Art (0.06 miles), Forts Randolph and Buhlow (0.2 miles), and River Oaks Square Arts Center (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Bentley?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Bentley?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Bentley?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Bentley?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Diamond Grill, The Levee, and Embers.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Bentley?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Hotel Bentley located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.05 miles away from the center of Alexandria.
Does Hotel Bentley offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Bentley?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Kent Plantation House (2.3 miles) and Arna Bontemps African American Museum (0.2 miles).
Is Hotel Bentley accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.