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We've Renovated!

We have recently renovated our lobby and guest rooms.

Spacious Lafayette suites near business hubs

Guests Love Lafayette, Louisiana Hotel's Affordable Suites

Situated near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Candlewood Suites® Hotel Lafayette is the area's premier choice for extended stay business and leisure travelers. Avoid the expense and long-term lease of a corporate apartment and choose our comfortable, spacious suites as your home away from home.

From the oil industry to the medical industry, our hotel's location in Lafayette, LA provides convenient access to many area companies and training facilities. We're minutes from BP, Marathon, Chevron, PHI and the Women & Children's Hospital, so guests can count on an easy commute. Business-savvy travelers seeking Lafayette, Louisiana hotels rest easy knowing we offer resources like free Wi-Fi access, too.

If you're looking for a unique way to spend the afternoon, check out Jefferson Street Market or see a game or show at the Cajundome, owned by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The hotel's proximity to the University Art Museum makes it easy to see exciting exhibits, as well, while nearby Acadian Village offers an peek into the past.

Our hotel's facility in Lafayette, LA provides an inviting place to stay no matter the length of your visit. Step into the gazebo and fire up the grill for an evening of relaxation. Or, visit the Fitness Center to rejuvenate the body and mind. Don't forget to pick up a movie from our free lending library, too. We hope to see you soon!

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Quick Info


  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Housekeeping Full Service
  • Standard Wireless Internet service is free for all members
  • On-site Fitness Center Available
Pets Welcome

It’s hard to leave your best buddy at home when you’re traveling for extended periods, so we provide a pet friendly experience. Restrictions and fees apply.


Whether you are booking suites for a family reunion or suites for your company's training needs, Candlewood Suites hotels can accommodate your group.


Workout whenever you want: Candlewood Gym always has an open door and lots of aerobic and cardio equipment to make it easier to stick to your exercise routine, no sweat.


The IHG Green Engage system is an online tool that gives our hotels the means to measure their day-to-day environmental impact.

Getting Here

Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch
Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
20 Minutes, 10 Miles
Guest Reviews
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Overall Experience


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Ratings Breakdown


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Clean/Comfortable and great value for your money


February 16, 2024

I enjoyed staying at this property for my extended stay in town mainly because it was very spacious, clean and in a good part of town close to many amenities and restaurants. It was a great value for the price offered per night.

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Horrible and gross


February 07, 2024


Roaches everywhere I left early, but there’s one thing I can’t deal with without a hotel and it’s roaches

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Great Staff


February 03, 2024

The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. The young lady that checked us in was very nice. She was definetely very pleasant and good at her job.

The general manager was very helpful and friendly as well.

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Clean and Great Location


January 02, 2024

The hotel was very clean with a lot of cookware for those who are staying for extended periods. The location was excellent with a lot of things to do and eat nearby. The hotel staff were friendly and offered excellent food choices.

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FAQs for Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch

  • Yes, Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch offers complimentary parking for hotel guests.

  • Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch offers fully furnished in-room kitchens in all rooms. Our full kitchens have everything you need to cook your own meals while traveling. Visit our Amenities page for more details. 

  • Complimentary parking is available at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch for hotel guests.

  • No, Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch does not have a pool.

  • Check-in at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

  • Yes, the Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch offers free WiFi!

  • No, there is no on site restaurant at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch.

  • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch.

  • Rates for accommodations at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

  • The Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch has 80 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

  • Pets are welcome at Candlewood Suites Lafayette - River Ranch. Our Pet Policy: Up to 2 Pets allowed with nonrefundable fee of 25 dollars per night, max 75 dollars per week. Pets must be crated to receive housekeeping services. Pet agreement must be signed at check in. Up to date vaccinations are required..