'The more you travel, the more well-off you'll be, I think'- this is what RJ Mitte, of 'Breaking Bad' fame believes. He was born in Lafayette in 1992, and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy a few years later.
Stepping Into Lafayette
Fondly termed as 'The Hub City', Lafayette is the 4th largest city of Louisiana. Located along Vermillion River, the city hosts the parish seat for Lafayette parish, LA. It was a French man by the name of Jean Mouton who founded this American city in1821 and its erstwhile name was Vermilionville. Later the name was changed to Lafayette after the famous American Army warrior General Lafayette. The city is the hub of Acadiana & is known for its Cajun & Creole culture.
Budget Stays in Lafayette
If you are in quest of cheap hotels in the city, Motel 6 is a good option no doubt. This simple hotel hosts standard rooms fitted with cable TVs, minifridges & Wi-Fi facility is available against fee. You will love the seasonal pool and the hotel also assures coin laundry, free coffee in the morning & truck parking. Another great option for cheap hotels in the LA city is Super 8. This contemporary hotel welcomes with modern rooms equipped with private bathrooms, flat-screen cable TV, minifridges, microwaves, coffeemakers & free Wi-Fi. It's one of the top rated budget Lafayette hotels that also offers complimentary breakfast. There is an outdoor pool & the hotel offers free of cost bus/truck parking.
Luxury Accommodations in Lafayette
When it comes to plush hotels in Lafayette, Hampton Inn & Suites Lafayette is a top-notch name. Located closer to the city airport, the hotel boasts 95 rooms with all edgy amenities like free Wi-fi, LCD cable TVs, pillowtop beds, sofa beds, refrigerators, microwaves & guests are also offered free newspapers. On-site amenities include outdoor pool, spa tub, rooftop terrace, business center, tea/coffee in the hotel lobby. Freebies include breakfast buffet, airport shuttle & parking.
Courtyard by Marriott is one of the most coveted hotels in Lafayette for those planning a true luxe stay in the city. It's a smoke-free hotel with indoor pool, restaurant, fitness center, lounge bar, cafe, snack bar/deli & free parking is also available. There are as many as 90 rooms to pick from with free internet, cable TVs, pillowtop beds, microwaves, refrigerators & coffee makers.
Looking for Boutique Stays in Lafayette?
When it comes to boutique Lafayette hotels, Carriage House Hotel is an exclusive choice. It's the only four-diamond property in the city which boasts 21 boutique suites & 6 extended-stay condos in vibrant shades, custom furnishing, great spa bathrooms & all other high end boutique amenities. On-site amenities are equally amazing and include cutting edge fitness center, tennis court, dining options, aquatics and so on. It surely is one among the finest of resorts in the city.
The Juliet Hotel is another highly revered boutique accommodation for travelers in Lafayette. Set in a posh classic building, the hotel hosts elegantly-furnished rooms & suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen cable TVs, microwaves & coffee makers. The hotel lobby looks inviting with casual seating arrangements around a warm fireplace. Other on-site amenities include steam room, sauna, fitness room, hot tub & a grand outdoor pool.