In the spirit of being unconventional, there are several new venues in downtown Lake Charles for small meetings and events that are unique and appealing. Interesting options include the Historic Calcasieu Marine Bank building, the Brickhouse, the Governor’s Mansion and the Charleston Ballroom, located in the historic Charleston Hotel which has been converted into quaint shops with event space throughout. The Lake Charles Civic Center, with a sweeping view of the lake, has also undergone major renovations with more upscale décor and plush seating along with high tech friendly equipment and versatile lighting options. Let’s not forget the options of L’Auberge Lake Charles, Golden Nugget, Isle of Capri Lake Charles and Delta Downs. Whether it’s a full scale convention/conference, a business meeting/retreat, or a wedding/reunion, let the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau assist you!
Located adjacent to Golden Nugget and connected by both a boardwalk and trolley, L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles was recently named as AAA Four Diamond property. Additionally, L’Auberge was ranked as the 5th best casino resort in the county by a USA Today nation-wide reader’s poll. The 26-story casino resort also offers 1,000 casually elegant rooms and luxury suites, 30,000 square feet of non-stop Vegas-style gaming with 1,600 slot machines, 83 table games, and seven live poker tables, an 18-hole championship Tom Fazio course (Contraband Bayou Golf Club®), eight innovative restaurants and 10 uniquely sophisticated shops and boutiques. The L’Auberge Ballroom, spanning 14,140 square feet, can accommodate up to 1,182 guests with banquet seating or 1,402 through theater-style seating. The 3,892-square-foot Sycamore Room can seat 260 attendees classroom-style. It can also be divided into four separate meeting rooms, including two boardrooms at 697 square feet each. The Cypress Room totals 1,653 square feet and can accommodate a cocktail reception for approximately 200 guests.
L’Auberge Casino Resort: 337-395-7777
In May of 2017, Golden Nugget Lake Charles officially opened the all-new Rush Tower complete with 350 luxury hotel rooms. The new addition bring the property up to a grand total of 1,100 rooms. This property offers 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, perfect for everything from intimate gatherings to conventions of up to 2,500 people. Get in the action on the 30,000 square foot gaming floor with 1,600 of the newest slot machines, 70 table games, and 6 live action tables in the poker room. Unwind and relax by visiting the world class spa or the 18-hole Todd Eckenrode golf course. Indulge in the ultimate dining and shopping experience with 12 renowned restaurants and 8 boutiques and gift shops. Top off the night by cooling off at the H2O pool and sunbathe at the beach and marina while enjoying A-list entertainment
Golden Nugget Lake Charles: 337-508-7777
Golden Nugget: www.goldennugget.com/lake-charles/