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Montpellier, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool, convenient and people are nice. Free food during the week, waffle on breakfast, easy access, laundry. Clean room, large, nice pool. And it is quiet !! We enjoyed our stay. We went easily to swamp tour from there.

Thank Tanataur
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Tanataur, thank you so much for the stars! I'm delighted you were such a fan of our various amenities and accommodations. So great to know you toured the swamp during your visit, as well. It was truly a pleasure hosting you, and I hope that the next time you're in Thibodaux you'll stay with us again. Till then, please take...

Milton, Florida
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My Husband, Danny has been staying at the Carmel Inn for the past couple months for business. He has never asked me to write a review before until now, as he has been traveling for 17 years and stayed at many hotel/motels. He really likes the owners Greg and Rhonda, they really make you feel at home. Complimentary dinner is...

Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

It's such a pleasure to hear Danny has enjoyed staying with us over the last few months. Thanks for all the complements toward Rhhonnda and I -- we're delighted we could make him feel at home. Great to know he enjoyed Arthur's cooking, as well. Appreciate you taking time out to share your experience with the public, it means a...

Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed at this inn and the personnel were very friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable and different thicknesses on the pillows was very nice. The shower worked fine with good hot water and great pressure. The dining area was roomy and food was good. The complimentary dinner was a nice surprise and we enjoyed it. I'd recommend this...

Thank MaryAnn O
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

MaryAnn, glad you found the quality of our pillows and the staff's friendly demeanor so welcoming! It was a pleasure hosting you, and I'm delighted the rest of our accommodations, like our breakfast spread, helped make your stay that much more comfortable. Thank you so much for the recommendation, as well; truly, I hope we get the chance to host...

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

In thibodeaux to attend a conference at Nichols. Decided to stay here and super glad we did. Light meal offered on Monday thru Thursday evening, we had the pleasure of meeting Mr Arthur the chef and he was so polite and helpful his cooking was super awesome too. Clean and tidy, would stay again if I was down this way

Thank Rachel G
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Rachel, I'm delighted knowing you enjoyed your stay with us! I can't wait to let Arthur know how much you appreciated his demeanor and cooking, too. It's great to hear that you'll stay with us again if you're ever in Thibodaux for a conference in the future -- hopefully, that's sometime soon. Till then! Take care, Greg Gaubert - Owner

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I stayed at this hotel because it was part of the wedding invite. I enjoyed the nice room and the complimentary breakfast. Was good for what I needed. I would stay here again if the need arose, but its not something I would make a special trip for.

Thank Amanda V
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Amanda, thank you for the stars! I'm glad you enjoyed the wedding, and it was our pleasure hosting you. I'm delighted you enjoyed your room and breakfast, and I hope that, regardless of if you make a special trip to Thibodaux, you'll stay with us again if you're ever in the neighborhood. Take care, Greg Gaubert - Owner

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We spent a week in Thibodaux in mid-October. We stayed at the Carmel Inn and it was lovely. All of the staff from check in, to housekeeping, to maintenance were very kind and friendly. We enjoyed a full breakfast each morning with some lovely ladies. I really enjoyed Ms. Josephine. The grounds are well kept and clean and the rooms...

Thank youngaprillady
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you in October! Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our accommodations and the staff's demeanor -- it really means a lot to everyone here. It's also a delight knowing you're a fan of our breakfast spread, as well. Hopefully, we'll get the chance to host you in the near future if you're...

Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were very happy here for many different reason - position near city center allow us to walk around without using the car - clean room, nice pool, tasty breakfast - Place was quiet at night; many signs saying to be quiet after 10,00 - reception was friendly and helpfull

Thank Sergio F
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Sergio, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We try and provide all our guests with the most comfortable accommodations, and we're always delighted when our location allows guests the advantage to walk around and explore the greater Thibodaux area. It's also very kind of you to share your kind words about the staff's demeanor with me -- I...

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Staff friendly and welcoming. They served supper as well as breakfast. We regularly choose to stay at motels where they serve breakfast; supper was a bonus. Nothing fancy but it was good and we really enjoyed the pumpkin cake and coffee... Arthur took care of the dining room for supper and is a cheerful type... really added an additional pleasant...

Thank Elissa S
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Elissa, I'm delighted Arthur helped make your stay here at Carmel Inn that much more memorable. We're dedicated to providing all our guests with cozy accommodations and a top-notch breakfast spread, so it's truly a pleasure this all came across on your last visit. I'm excited that you plan on staying with us in the future, and I can't wait...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The location could not be any better, nice walk to downtown. Great staff and when you check in they give you the best cookies ever. I spend some time talking to Sharel at the front desk, she was so friendly and made sure we were satisfied with everything. The rooms are old but very clean and bed was comfortable. We...

Thank chevygirl16
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

I can't wait to let Sharel know how much you appreciated her help! I'm delighted you enjoyed our location and were able to take advantage of all the attractions nearby. It's also a pleasure knowing you found your accommodations pleasant and comfortable. We can't wait to host you for the next annual Fall Festival. Till then! Take care, Greg Gaubert...

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in my youth, when it was first built in the 70s. Over time, its age started to show and I chose other places. But I decided to give it a try after another old haunt of mine attracted a noisy clientel. I was pleased to find the rooms had been updated and the overall experience was great....

Thank Eddie B
Greg G, Owner at Carmel Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Eddie, that's so interesting you've been with us for so long! I'm glad you gave us another chance recently, especially since you stayed with us in your youth. We renovate and keep our rooms in top shape, as our accomdations are a point of pride for us here. Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our staff, too....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The family-owned Carmel Inn and Suites has been making guests feel at home for over 40 years with wonderful hospitality and comfortable accommodations! Surrounded by large oak trees and southern mansions along Bayou Lafourche, the Carmel Inn is built at the historic landmark site that was once a Mount Carmel convent and school, dating back to before the Civil War. Elements of the original building were preserved and restored, and incorporated into the present structure of this unique hotel. We boast almost 100 spacious rooms, a pool, fitness center, and computer room. Enjoy our complimentary hot breakfast before you explore nearby historical sites, Cajun country, and more! Whether you're planning a weekend getaway, a family reunion, or a fabulous wedding, Carmel Inn and Suites looks forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmel Inn and Suites

Address: 400 East First Street, LA Highway 1, Thibodaux, LA 70301
Region: United States > Louisiana > Thibodaux
Price Range: $121 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carmel Inn and Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Carmel Hotel Thibodaux
Ramada Thibodaux
Thibodaux Ramada
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“The suites are the best. Quite spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles suesimpkins, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's an old hotel, like the old open-air kind of motel set-up. I'd ask for upstairs facing the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles orlandotennis, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room by the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanwN3986WM, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool are nice and mine had a Jacuzzi tub.”
 of 5 bubbles janbizone, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 154 if you prefer a DARK room. If you like a light room, 154 will be perfect for you.”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickN496, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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