Best Western Bayou Inn & Suites

1320 N Martin Luther King Highway, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2051
Phone: +1 337-990-5325   |   Fax: 337/990-5538   |   55 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Bayou Inn and Suites!

Located off of I-10 Exit 33, our Lake Charles hotel has a superior location that puts guests close to all the top attractions.

The beaches are nearby, and nothing beats a vacation where sand and sun are in abundance. However, if you'd prefer a cooler trip, visit the casinos in the neighborhood for games of luck and plenty of entertainment. We are very easy to find, less than one mile from the exit, with a great highway location.

We're on a main highway with many local restaurants nearby, so guests at our Lake Charles hotel don't have to go far for a great meal. Our staff is knowledgeable about the area and is happy to help guests decide on things to do, restaurants to try and which attractions are a must-see. Southern hospitality is our specialty, and we'll treat you just like family.

We're within minutes of both casinos, and our Lake Charles hotel is a preferred property for guests looking to test their luck. Fishing and hunting also bring many travelers to the area. We're happy to accommodate groups during the hunting season, and the spacious rooms make it easy to bring all your gear. Whether you're here to take to the water for swimming and fishing, you deserve a hotel that's comfortable and cool.

The nearby racetrack is a favorite destination, and Lake Charles hotel guests can't get enough of the special events. We're located very near the interstate, so we're within minutes of most tourist attractions, restaurants in Lake Charles and Sulphur. Nearby Vinton is where the Delta Downs Racetrack is located, and it's a quick and easy commute from our property to view an exciting horse race.

Business travelers with L'Auberge Casino Resort, Isle of Capri Casino, Golden Nugget, and Delta Downs often stay at our Lake Charles hotel because they know we offer the best service, location and value in town. Save on your next trip, whether it's for business or a vacation.

Book your Best Western Bayou Inn and Suites room today and take advantage of a great deal! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, coffee
  • Outdoor pool open 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour, complimentary, customized equipment
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry
  • Late check out, based on availability and request, until 11:30 a.m.
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless Internet access; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, at front desk
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines, snack and 12 ounce can drink vending machines along with ice machine on both floors
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Best Western Bayou Inn & Suites

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Best Western Bayou Inn & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western bayou inn & suites in Lake Charles, Louisiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 30.25583  /  Latitude: -93.180258


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: I-10 Eastbound. Take a left off I-10 at Exit 33 which is Highway 171/North Martin Luther King Highway Exit. The Best Western Lake Charles Inn is about a mile down on the right hand side, just past the Family Dollar store.

From: I-10 Westbound. Take a right off I-10 at Exit 33 which is Highway 171/North Martin Luther King Highway. The Best Western Lake Charles Inn is about a mile down the road on the right hand side, just past the Family Dollar store.

Best Western Bayou Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

McNeese State University

Established in 1939, McNeese State University is a public college located in the southern Louisiana community of Lake Charles. The school is a member of the University of Louisiana System, offering over 80 degrees spread across eight colleges.

MSU features a deep athletics program – collectively known as the McNeese State Cowboys. The Cowboys are members of the Division I Southland Conference, fielding 14 varsity teams competing at Cowboy Stadium, Burton Coliseum, and Cowgirl Field.

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Spread across over 120,000 acres, the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge is an outdoors person’s paradise, set in southern Louisiana, minutes from Sulphur and Lake Charles. The refuge the largest coastal marsh found along the Gulf Coast, and is also home to over 200 types of native birds.

Visitor activities include hiking, wildlife viewing, and photography while exploring the` the Blue Goose Trail. Be sure to check out the Wetland Walkway – a 1.5-mile path leading to the observation deck near the refuge’s center.

Sam Houston Jones State Park

Honors Louisiana's 37th Governor, Sam Houston Jones State Park is a 1,087-acre park found in Lake Charles in Louisiana's Cajun Country. The park is truly an outdoors person's paradise – featuring two boat ramps sitting on West Fork of the Calcasieu River.

The park is also just about 20 miles from Calcaseiu Lake and is near the Indian Bayou – giving way to more aquatic adventure. Visitors are encouraged to keep their eyes peeled for birds, as the part is located in the Central Migratory Fly and frequently sees hundreds of species of bird.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.40 mile(s) from Millennium Park, 901 Lakeshore Drive Lake Charles, LA, 337-436-9588, 20,000 square feet including a playground with tower, pirate ship, and tree house. Water park in the warm months.
  • 7.70 mile(s) from Sam Houston Jones State Park, 107 Sutherland Road, Moss Bluff, LA 337-855-2665, 888-677-7264, admission is $1.00 per person for day trips. Featuring 1,087 acres of lakes, trees, vistas, rivers, and streams. Sam Houston Jones State Park is an excellent spot for bird watching with nearly 200 species brought in by the migratory patterns in the spring and fall. Camping sites range from $16.00-$18.00 per night in the winter and $20.00-$26.00 in the summer. Cabins are $85.00 per night.
  • 34.60 mile(s) from Niblett's Bluff Park, 3409 Niblett Bluff Road Vinton, LA, at the end of Niblett Bluff Road off of Highway 109/Exit 4 in Vinton. 337-589-7117, history of the bluff dates back over 200 years. One of the more significant events was during the Civil War when Niblett's Bluff became an encampment. Among all this history is excellent fishing, camping, birdwatching, and hiking opportunities.
  • 47.10 mile(s) from Alligator Park, 5316 Alligator Park Road Starks, LA, 337-437-3500, tent and RV camp sites, boat launch, pavilion, picnic tables, public restrooms with showers and able to be rented for events.
  • 10.40 mile(s) from Walmart® Supercenter, 3451 Nelson Road Lake Charles, LA, 337-477-3785
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Walmart® Supercenter, 2500 North Martin Luther King Highway 171 Lake Charles, LA, 337-436-3909
  • 4.30 mile(s) from Walmart® Supercenter, 3415 Gerstner Memorial Drive Lake Charles, LA, 337-477-7799
  • 9.60 mile(s) from Prien Lake Mall, 496 West Prien Lake Road Lake Charles, LA, multiple department stores, small stores, food court, kiosks booths, and independent stores.
  • 10.30 mile(s) from Target, 1720 West Prien Lake Road Lake Charles, LA, 337-474-2391
  • 10.20 mile(s) from Ross Dress for Less®, 1772 West Prien Lake Road Lake Charles, LA, 337-475-2530
  • 9.10 mile(s) from Kmart®, 4070 Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA, 337-477-9665

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 14.10 mile(s) from SPAR Aquatic Center, 933 West Parish Road Sulphur, LA 337-721-3040 water park and recreation center for children and adults.

Nearby Restaurants

  • 4.70 mile(s) from 121 Artisan Bistro, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, best steaks and seafood in southwest Louisiana!
  • 8.50 mile(s) from Coyote Blues Fresh Mexican Grill, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, most tender, flavorful mesquite-grilled fajitas; specialty and traditional dishes inspired by Mexico, born in Louisiana.
  • 10.10 mile(s) from Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, homemade Italian food, wine list, full menu with appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, and desserts. Free salads and breadsticks with entree purchase.
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Donut King, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, great for a quick breakfast on the go! Best donuts in town!
  • 2.40 mile(s) from Famous Foods, deli, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 10.90 mile(s) from Jack Daniel's Bar and Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, delicious menu of burgers, steaks, barbecue, and other roadhouse favorites.

Best Western Bayou Inn & Suites

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