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Evangeline Downs Hotel

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little rock, ar
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The buffet is excellent. Get the fried fish. Rooms are spacious and clean. Property is well maintained. If working in Lafayette is worth the drive to stay here. Very safe. Plenty of parking. Working man will be treated like a king here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Housekeeping lacks on cleaning the rooms. We stay here every month for approximately 8 days and reserve 2 to 4 rooms. Sheets are never changed EVEN THOUGH the card is placed on the bed. I've reported this EVERY trip after 5 days. They don't vacuum daily. We've been promised things would be taken care of and coupons for the buffet.... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located off the beaten path. About 20 minutes from I-10. Check-in was timely. The room was big and nice. Everything was clean and updated. The bed was very comfortable. A/C worked well. Hot tub and pool is indoors. Breakfast was good. They offered waffles, bacon, cheese omelets, and a variety of cereals, juices, fruit, and breads.

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Thank swardrn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We will definitely stay here again when we travel to see relatives. Three of us had a room on the first floor, right off the lobby. We arrived late, but the hotel knew we were coming and there was no problem with checkin. The hotel was amazingly quiet. The bed were the most comfortable of any hotel I've visited. The... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I arrived late at night after a long drive. I had made my reservation over the phone two days before; they had no record of it. Fortunately, they did still have a room available. I got ready for bed, and when I turned back the covers, I picked several hairs off of the sheets before I could get in. I... More 

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Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very happy that we were able to accommodate your lodging needs, and for the positive comments about the hotel and staff. However, I am sorry to hear that you was dissatisfied with the maintenance and pricing of the room. I have shared all feedback with the staff, and we are in the process... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The hotel & casino are below standard. Do not come here for a true casino experience. The staff is unfriendly & has a don't care attitude. Very difficult to achieve in S. La. Restaurants have very limited hours & the one meal I ate here was horrible. The reason I gave them a one is that they are pet friendly

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Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Your comments are essential in educating and improving our staff about good and bad service. Feedback provided will be used to improve in customer service, and I can assure you that this will not happen again in the future. Hope to see you again to provide you with... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Everything from the hotel reservation to the casino...Not good,sad to say..you couldn't win 5 dollars on any machine.Now they have laid off 70 people.Things will really go down big time..Back in 2014 the casino was hitting big but now that Boyd gaming has taken over,things are no good.All of the high limit people I use to play with no longer... More 

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Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the valuable feedback. I have shared your response with the management team of the casino, and they are implementing several new things to make the casino a better establishment for all. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we hope that you will consider giving us a second chance. More 

Picayune, Mississippi
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We Stay Here About 6 Times A yr The Staff Is Always Polite Clean Rooms Lots To Do Around Town Live Horse Racing At Night Indoor Pool Free Wi-fi Free Full Continental Breakfast Dinning Area Clean Highly Recommend The Hotel Dont Have A Restaurant But The Cancino Dose

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Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing review. It is always a pleasure to hear such positive feedback from a loyal guest as yourself. We are ecstatic that our hotel has been your hotel of choice for years, and we hope to continue to provide you with an exceptional experience. Again, thank you very much for your comments and most of all... More 

DERRY
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We visited Opelousas, LA for a family get together for my daughter's 21st birthday. The room was nice. The bed was comfortable. The hotel is connected to the casino. We enjoyed our stay. We were happy with the room and the location.

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Thank Victorine M
Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our property, and for such great comments. We are happy to have provided you with great customer service, comfortable room accommodations, and great entertainment to celebrate a wonderful milestone. We can only hope that we assisted in making your daughter's 21st a memorable and fun one. Again, thank you and have a wonderful day! More 

houston, tx
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92 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Our family took over about 60% of the hotel. Staff was great. Gaming in the casino for adults. Pool for kids. Great weekend. Restaurants were small but good. Gumbo was awesome. Didn't have time for the horse races

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Ronette S, General Manager at Evangeline Downs Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to lodge your wedding party at our hotel. It served us great pleasure to accommodate such an awesome and fun group of people for such a momentous occasion. Again, thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful comments. Have an awesome day! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Evangeline Downs Hotel

Address: 2235 Creswell Ln Ext Ste B, Opelousas, LA 70570-1982
Location: United States > Louisiana > Opelousas
Price Range: $94 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Evangeline Downs Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 117
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