Lafayette Motels for the Frugal Traveler
You'll find 22 low-priced motels in Lafayette among more than 167 lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you save some cash compared to traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.
Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Lafayette. Top sights to visit include Cajundome.
Fun fact: The first motels popped up in the 1920s as convenient lodging for the tired traveler driving along America's major roadways. Motels often include free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool.
Here are some of our customers’ favorite Lafayette motels available to book:
- Stay within a 5-minute drive of University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Cajundome.
- Enjoy access to the free parking and business center, as well as room amenities like cable TV.
Red Roof Inn Lafayette, LA
- Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay.
- It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of Cajundome.
Super 8 by Wyndham Duson Lafayette West Area
- Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
- Stay within a 20-minute drive of Cajundome and University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Motel 6 Opelousas LA
- It's located within a 30-minute drive of Cajundome and University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and laundry facilities are available during your stay.
Super 8 by Wyndham New Iberia
- Stay within a 30-minute drive of University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Cajundome.
- Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
What to Do in Lafayette
People who've visited Lafayette have good things to say about its live music, restaurants, and cafés. Be sure to check out the festivals and entertainment venues while you're sightseeing in the area.
These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:
- Arceneaux Park
- Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site
- Evangeline State Park
You'll find these family-friendly attractions:
- Kart Ranch Family Fun Center
- Zoo of Acadiana
Some historical places you might want to see include:
- Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
- Cathedral of St John
- Acadian House
Lafayette is also popular for its:
- University life
Best Time to Visit Lafayette
Figure out the ideal time to visit Lafayette by checking these seasonal weather details:
- The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 76° F and nighttime temperatures average 43° F
- April-June: 91° F is the daytime average and 55° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 93° F and nighttime averages are around 65° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 43° F at night
- Average rainfall is 60.47 inches in a year
How to Get to Lafayette and Around the Area
|Lafayette, LA (LFT-Lafayette Regional) ||Airport ||2.1 mi (3.3 km) |
|Lafayette Station ||Train Station ||0.3 mi (0.5 km) |
|New Iberia Station ||Train Station ||18.9 mi (30.4 km) |