Howard Johnson Inn - Historic Lake Charles

825 Broad StreetLake Charles70601USA
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About Howard Johnson Inn - Historic Lake Charles

A short drive from I-10, Howard Johnson Inn - Historic Lake Charles offers budget accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool. The motel is less than a mile from the shores of Lake Charles.

Offering a king bed or two double beds, guestrooms feature cable TV, safe box, refrigerator, microwave, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. All rooms are accessible via external corridors.

Guests can soak in the rays from the sun deck or check email with free Wi-Fi. The motel features a 24-hour front desk and on-site laundry facilities. Weekday newspapers and parking are both provided for free.

A continental breakfast is available each morning, while the motel also features vending machines. Visitors will find a selection of dining options further west along Broad Street, towards the lake.

Lake Charles Civic Center and the Children’s Museum are both within a mile of Howard Johnson Inn - Historic Lake Charles. The Isle of Capri Casino is three miles away.


825 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA, 70601, USA
Telephone: +1(337)4364311 | Fax: 1-337-436-8463 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Casino
  • Computer with internet
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Turkish bath / Hammam


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

A comfortable night’s stay.

Past guests have been impressed with beds at the motel. According to reports, these beds are comfortable and make for a good night’s sleep.

Polite staff offers friendly service.

The majority of guests have been positive in their reviews of the motel staff. Reports indicate that the front desk personnel are polite and friendly.

Easy access to region’s casinos.

Travelers looking to visit the many casinos in and around Lake Charles find the motel to be conveniently located. The popular Isle of Capri Casino is three miles away, while the likes of Kings Palace, L’Auberge and Golden Nugget are all within a five-mile radius.

Negative Reviews

Limited parking availability.

Parking can be a problem at the motel, according to reports. Previous guests have arrived to find no available parking spaces, leaving them to seek out alternative parking arrangements.

Small bathroom could be improved.

According to reports, bathrooms at the motel are on the small side. This diminutive side proves awkward for some guests, leaving them little room to maneuver. Meanwhile, guests report that the condition of bathrooms is not always the best, suggesting that improvements could be made.

Small breakfast room.

The motel offers a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. Guests report that the breakfast area itself, which shares the same room as the motel reception, is very small, with some reports suggesting that there is only one table. The majority of guests elect to return to their room with their breakfast items.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1061 reviews across the web
6.6 /10
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6.6 out of 10 based on 1061 reviews