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SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch
Ranked #7 of 50 Hotels in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I've stayed at this hotel a handful of times over the last 2 years and I've always had positive experiences. It is a newer hotel, modern & clean -- well maintained -- nice, helpful staff. Nice, large rooms with a modern layout & design. I was in town to do business at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, so the location of this specific hotel wasn't quite as convenient as some others in town, but this place is by far the nicest hotel in town, so I was willing to drive a little further. You're in a newer, higher dollar part of Lafayette. There aren't any restaurants in close 'walking distance' proximity to the hotel, but there are plenty of places around the corner. I like to swing by the Fresh Market, personally. Overall, this is a high quality hotel, it's modern, it's clean, the price is reasonable & the staff is nice, so I'll stay here again.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled on business
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Thank you, JSalge05, for being a continued patron of the SpringHill Suites Lafayette. We thank you for the continued loyalty to the Marriott brand and look forward to housing you for your future trips to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

-Nice and welcoming staff
- breakfast is delicious and a lot of various things to eat !!
- the room is spacious, very clean and modern !
-easy to access and no that far to dowtown
- great swimming pool and very clean too !

I'll come back as soon as I can !

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Thank you, Remy_Blue13, for the great review of the SpringHill Suites Lafayette, LA! We are so happy that you plan to return and wish you safe international travels for the future.

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

I had a great night sleep here. No problems. Comfortable beds. Fire alarm went off at about 10:30 but I guess a guest broke the sprinkler head. Breakfast was missing waffles and there were no biscuits and gravy. But no complaints.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled on business
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Hi Joe1234567891 from Pensacola! Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Yes, unfortunately we did have a sprinkler head that was compromised and lead to quite a loud alarm and some minor flooding. But thank you for the understanding during this uncharacteristic event! In regards to the breakfast, we know as a southern population, we love our biscuits and white gravy! However, for the SpringHill Suites brand as a whole, we aren't allowed to serve this delicious request. But next time you are in town, there are some great breakfast locations near by we can recommend a quick pick-up! And our made-to-order waffle station is now served during the weekend breakfast hours starting at 7am!

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

The design of this hotel is ultra modern and follows this theme into its suites. Nice separate area for your business work. Complete with a plug in and cord for your iphone. Large bath and dressing area. Very comfortable mattress for a nice evenings sleep. Price is very reasonable for their king suites. Complimentary breakfast is super and not your standard fare. Give this one a try.

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Thanks for the wonderful 5 star review, DRip2014! We hope you return to the SpringHill Suites Lafayette on your travels from Austin.

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel during a trip for a company picnic, and we loved the location. It was close enough for shopping, good eats, and in a nice upscale area. Didn't interact with employees other than during check in, and for a minute with housekeeping who said good morning and joked with me for a bit. Our room was very nice and clean, bathroom was a good size, and TV size was great as well. I used the fitness room on Friday however, and there weren't any towels. This was at about 9 pm, perhaps they took them out to wash, but I had to bring my own from my room. I wish they had more than just the elliptical and treadmill, and weights. A stationary bike would've been nice... but for the most part, it was fine. I didn't really grab breakfast , as I'm on a low carb diet, therefore I only had the eggs and ham, which the ham was a bit dry. The pool is a bit small, and didn't have much of a shaded area. Other than that, I would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Linnet M
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Thank you for the wonderful review, Linnet M. We are glad you enjoyed your weekend with us and hope you stop by in your future travels to the Lafayette area. We do typically have towels in the workout area so our apologies that this was not the case during your visit. Please feel free to recommend any of your friends and family this way!

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I was not impressed with the front lobby. A large open area which includes chech-in, dining, and mounted TV screens. Furniture is ultra modern, and not appealing. I had a king suite, and the room was one of the weirdest set-up I have ever experienced. Little privacy. there is only one door in the room, and it is to the toilet/shower area. No privacy if there is more than one person in the room. One would have to go into the toilet area to dress. The kitchenette has a very small microwave, a coffee pot, and a very small frig. They had 2 paper plates, and plastic fork and knife. I am not into plastics. I want the real deal when it comes to eating. They also use plastics at the buffet. The buffet was not appealing, so, I did not eat there my entire stay. Poor light over the vanity. On a positive note, I Liked the walk in shower, and the room was clean.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Hi Gravenburg,
While we are very happy that your room was clean, we are so sorry that you are disappointed with the SpringHill Suite's different kind of upper-moderate all-suite hotel brand with modern style and design. We understand that the taste is not for everyone but appreciate your honest feedback! Best wishes for safe travels in the future.

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Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We just left this hotel for two dats and it was awesome! The hotel is located in River Ranch which is a VERY nice, brand new part of town. Nearby are many restaurants, a driving range, and a movie theatre. Also a Target nearby if you forget anything at home. The room was very big, modern, and comfortable. There is I seating area with couch and full size desk. No bath but great big shower. Also a microwave, mini fridge and coffee. Flat screen tv with HBO and all local channels. We slept very well as it was quiet and the beds comfy.
The free breakfast is fantastic. There is a person that works down there to make sure you have everything you need, and there were upscale businessmen there for a conference. They chose well. The breakfast consisted of eggs, bacon, strawberries, cantaloupe, deli meat and cheese, flavored greed yogurt, toppings for tout oatmeal like cinnamon and honey, wonderful coffee, croissants, four types of cereals, bread, bagels, cream cheese, Jams and jellies, even toppings for scrambled
Eggs like spinach salsa and cheese. Milk, orange juice, and water of course.
Great hotel! Would definitely recommend it.

Stayed: July 2014
Thank Jeremy L
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Mandi F, Director of Sales at SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Thanks, Jeremy L, for the great review. We hope that you visit us again if your plans ever bring you back to the area. And here's a tip, if you are looking for a bathtub with shower, try our Queen/Queen Suites and you are sure to be pleased!

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Additional Information about SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch

Address: 321 Settlers Trace Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70508-6061
Region: United States > Louisiana > Lafayette Parish > Lafayette
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lafayette
#4 Family Hotel in Lafayette
#6 Business Hotel in Lafayette
Price Range: £88 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch 2.5*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our all-suite hotel is located in River Ranch – an upscale setting that invites you to stroll to nearby shopping and dining. We’re also minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and the Mall of Acadiana, as well as business destinations such as Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Halliburton, and Baker Hughes. Every suite at our hotel in Lafayette, Louisiana offers a seamless blend of style and innovative design that gives you more space to sleep, work, and relax. ... more   less 
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