L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles has so much to offer that it is almost impossible to describe it all, but I’m going to try. Karli and I just returned from a magnificent stay at the resort and we were could only hit the tip of the iceberg
L’Auberge is a AAA 4-Diamond property that sits on 242 acres and houses a 70,000 square foot casino and a 26 story 1,000 guest room luxury hotel. There is an award winning golf course, lazy river, pool, hot tubs, a full service spa, 9 dining options, a meeting and event center, an arcade, numerous high end retail shops, and a marina.
When many people think of L’Auberge they think casino, which it is, and so much more. It is a Vegas quality 70,000 square foot casino with 70 gambling tables and more than 1500 slots. The casino is open 24 hours a day and includes a High Limit Salon for high rollers that features a VIP bar and lounge area. L’Auberge also offers a state of the art 2,100 square foot Poker Room. Guests must be 21 to enter the casino.
Dining at L’Auberge is an experience, you can choose from Asian cuisine to deep fried southern dishes. Le Beaucoup Buffet is the largest restaurant seating 370 and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The buffet offers seasonal specialities and a variety of dessert dishes.
Ember Bar & Grill is a modern American steakhouse of the highest quality. In addition to steak, Ember also serves seafood and desserts and offers tableside service. Beginning Monday June 26th Ember Bar & Grill will begin its 777 deal, offered 7 days a week until 7pm, every item on the bar menu is $7 off! Some of the delicious choices include lobster rolls, Croque Monsieur sandwich, and a new signature hamburger. Ember also has $7 drink & wine specials during Social Hour and a Piano Lounge.
Favorite’s Southern Kitchen is a casual bistro specializing in everyone’s favorite type of food, Southern of course! You can choose to sit inside or on the outdoor terrace overlooking the beautiful pool area. Favorite’s is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and is famous for their breakfast chicken and waffles.
Asia is a contemporary Asian fusion restaurant. The theming and atmosphere at Asia are extraordinary and the food is spectacular. They offer to go options and a full-service sushi bar. Karli & I ate here on our last visit and had the General Tso’s Shrimp and Mixed Grill. It was outstanding and the portion sizes were large.
Jack Daniel’s Bar & Grill features a fire pit and a performance stage for live entertainment. Like all the restaurants at L’Auberge, Jack Daniel’s is expertly themed and decorated. There is a 26 seat curved bar, 31 televisions, and more than 40 beers to choose from! The restaurant specializes in steak and burgers.
Modern Pantry offers quick service dining options including soups, salads, and sandwiches. Touloulou’s is a casual deck and beach bar that open weekends, holidays, and seasonally. Touloulou’s serves cold beer and burgers.
What would a casino be without adult beverages? L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles has a variety of bar options for their clients. Drinks are available on the casino floor while you are actively gaming. In addition L’Auberge offers several unique bar options.
The L Bar is a new additional to L’Auberge. It is centrally located in the main lobby. The L Bar features specialty hand crafted cocktail, beer, and wine. I was able to enjoy a beverage for the L Bar and it was superb!
globar is located in the center of the casino floor itself. Also serving hand crafted cocktails, globar is a hip handout and a place to really “be seen.” The Lantern Bar is also located on the casino floor and is a great place to catch up on the game and kick back with a cold one. The Poolside Bar is a swim up bar located in the lazy river, that is my kind of bar!
The Shops at L’Auberge
There is no shortage of shopping at L’Auberge. There is a floral shop allowing you to make any occasion special. Sundries is perfect for souvenirs, snacks, newspapers, and anything you may have forgotten at home.
Modele is an upscale shop that offers such brand names as Vera Bradley, Fossil, Brighton, Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Lyman, Karen Kane, NYDG, and even Pandora. Karma is a jewelry store with Movado watches and designer handbags.
Studs of L’Auberge offers top of the line attire for men. Studs offers brands like Tommy Bahama, Lacoste, Cole Haan, Johnston & Murphy, and Margaritaville. Contraband Bayou Golf Club Pro Shop offers clothing, clubs, and accessories for that golfer in your life. 1740 Barbier is an expertly themed barber shop for gentlemen of all ages and offers haircuts, shaves, beard/mustache trims, and shoe shines.
Stiletto is for the shoe lover. Here you can chose from a variety of designer shoes such as Cole Haan, Carrano, Bruno Menegatti, Vince Camuto, and many others. You can also shop for designer handbags and accessories here. Major Denim features upscale denim wear including True Religion, Rock revival, & Joe’s J Brand, and more.
Spa du Lac
Spa du lac is a full service day spa. The 8700 square foot spa offers such services as manicures/pedicures, facials, massage, custom body treatments, professional makeup application, and even teeth whitening. With any service, you have all day access to the spa facilities including saunas, whirlpools, and a vanity area. Karli & I had the pleasure of having pedicures at Spa du Lac and highly recommend the facility. You can make an appointment by calling 337-395-7768, or from on property at extension 7768.
L’Auberge Meeting & Event Center
L’Auberge features 26,000 square feet of meeting and conference space. The L’Auberge Ballroom is 14,140 square feet and offers banquet seating for up to 1,180 guests or theater style for up to 1,400. The Sycamore Room has 3,892 square feet of meeting space, and the Cypress Room 1,653 square feet. The Terrace at 11,000 square feet is located off the Ballroom and features tranquil fountains and decorative lighting that is perfect for evening events.
The Ballroom with it’s 1,400 seat capacity offers top entertainers coming from around the world to perform at L’Auberge.Show information can be found at http://www.mylauberge.com and tickets can be purchased at http://www.ticketmaster.com. Jack Daniel’s Bar & Grill offers live entertainment in the evenings. L’Arcade is for kids of all ages and has classic video games and the latest high tech amusements. You can load your arcade card and earn rewards. L’Arcade is perfect for families traveling with children.
Pool and Lazy River
The heated pool, hot tubs, and lazy river are situated in a tropical atmosphere. The Poolside Bar is located in the lazy river and you simply swim up for that perfect drink. Cocktail servers are also available poolside. There is also a peaceful adults only pool area.
The Contraband Bayou Golf Club was designed by world-renowned golf architect, Tom Fazio. It is a 7,000 yard, par 71, 18 hole golf course for golfers of all experience levels. Contraband Bayou is an award winning golf course that includes a new fleet of updated golf carts equipped with interactive touchscreen GPS. Golfers are offered beverage cart service as well.
Stay at L’Auberge
The Hotel at L’Auberge is a unique 26 story asymmetrical hotel complex offering 1,000 spacious guest rooms. All rooms are well appointed and feature comfortable beds, a Keurig, and modern furniture and fixtures.
The entry level rooms include one king or two queens with a variety of view options available. They are roomy and are ideal for relaxing after a day of gambling or enjoying the many amenities at L’Auberge.
L’Auberge also offers 6 suite options, from the Royale Suite to the Big Dog & Cool Cat Suites. The Royale Suite can be booked online and is larger than the entry level rooms and feature more amenities. Starting with the Marquis Suites and above, these suites must be booked by calling the hotel at 866-580-7444. L’Auberge also offers Palais Suites, Versailles Suites, and Garden Suites. These suites offer spaces 550-2100 square feet.
Karli & I recently stayed in a Versailles Suite. You can read all about that adventure at http://onadimedestinations.com/the-suite-life-at-lauberge-casino-resort-lake-charles/. The Versailles Suite was the best hotel room I have ever stayed in my life, and I’ve stayed in a lot of hotel rooms! It has a pool table, living room, infinity tub, bar, and the list goes on and on. I HIGHLY recommend splurging on one of these suites for that special occasion!
L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles has something to offer for everyone in the family. You simply cannot fit everything that they have to offer into one day or even two, believe I know, we tried! The dining options are almost endless. If gambling or just having fun is your thing, then L’Auberge is the place to be. Don’t forget to try the dining specials at Ember Bar & Grill. You can fill your day with pools, bars, spa treatments, golfing, and top it all off with a grand stay at the AAA 4-Diamond hotel at L’Auberge.
You can save 20-25% off your next stay at L’Auberge with promo code: BONUS. The promo code is good for stay through August 31, 2017. You can book at http://llakecharles.com. L”Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles is located on I-210 at Exit #4 – Nelson Road, Lake Charles, Louisiana.