DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette
Experience authentic southern hospitality the moment you arrive at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette with a signature, warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in.
Set on the banks of the Vermilion River
Set on the banks of the Vermilion River, our striking hotel is just minutes from downtown and offers easy access to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport, and the I-49/1-90 corridor.
Boasting over 22,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space, including a Grand Ballroom, this Lafayette hotel is ideal for business and social events for 5 to 1,200 people. State-of-the-art A/V technology, award-winning catering and our dedicated staff ensure the success of your conference, wedding or reception. Stay connected with a host of professional services in the complimentary 24-hour business center.
Featuring rich mahogany furniture, premium linens and contemporary amenities, our guest rooms and suites offer everything you need to feel at home. Check emails using complimentary WiFi at the ergonomic desk, and refresh in the granite bathroom. Choose a top-floor executive room for access to the private concierge lounge, or spoil yourself in one of four whirlpool suites. Select the Presidential Suite for the ultimate Lafayette stay.
Soak up the Louisiana sunshine on the outdoor deck, and cool down in the sparkling outdoor pool. Exercise in the 24-hour fitness center. Enjoy locally inspired cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our on-site restaurant, SoLA, and relax over drinks in Club 337.
AMENITIES AND SERVICES
Our DoubleTree by Hilton hotel offers stylish guest rooms and comforting amenities. Enjoy our signature chocolate chip cookie, and know that this welcoming gift is only a taste of the warm, personal service you will experience at DoubleTree by Hilton.
For Your Business Convenience
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
- Business Center
- Meeting Rooms
- Photo Copying Service ($0.25)
For Your Family's Comfort and Convenience
- Children's Menu
- High chairs
For Your Comfort and Convenience
- Automated Teller (ATM) ($3.00)
- Baggage Storage
- Bar Area
- Concierge Desk
- Electric Service
- Gift Shop
- Laundry/Valet Service
- Luggage Hold
- Multi-Lingual Staff
- Room Service
- Snack Shop
For Your Fitness and Recreation Convenience
- Fitness Room
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette is located at:
1521 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, Louisiana, 70503-3158
Complimentary self parking is available on-site and Valet Parking is not available
Lafayette Regional Airport
From the airport, turn left onto Surrey Street. Travel 2 miles to Pinhook Road and turn left. Our hotel is approximately 1.5 miles on your left.
Distance from Hotel - 3 mi
Complimentary Courtesy Bus or Taxi 10.00 USD
Lafayette Convention Center
Welcome to the Lafayette Convention Center where we bring your events to life!
Opened April 30, 2002 next to the Cajundome, the Convention Center offers over 72,000 square feet on two levels, including; over 37,300 square feet of exhibition area, nearly 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities, 5,000 square-foot mall area for concerts or RV, boat and sports shows plus lobby and reception areas.
DROP OFF / PICK UP LOCATIONS
Guest, limo and taxi drop off is located at the south end of the arena on Reinhardt Street next to the Convention Center. Vehicles dropping off or picking up guests are not allowed to sit or park. Unattended vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed at owner's expense.
Parking for CAJUNDOME events vary. Our Facility Services Director will organize your parking needs.
The Lafayette Convention Center is located at:
444 Cajundome Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506
Parking is available in a four-story garage adjacent to Convention Center and is connected to the Convention Center through a covered walkway. Parking is currently $7 per car, per day and has 800 spaces. The SCC also offers exhibitor parking and a marshalling yard.
Driving Directions From Natchitoches, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Stay on 1-49 Northbound through Shreveport until you reach I-20. Take I-20 East. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Baton Rouge, Louisiana, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-10 West. Take the I-49 North exit. Stay on 1-49 Northbound through Shreveport until you reach I-20. Take I-20 East. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Little Rock, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Take I-30 West to Hwy 29 (Exit 31). Hwy. 29 turns into Hwy 3 after you cross the state line. Take Hwy. 3 (Benton Road) into Bossier City. At the junction with I-20, go west on I-20. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Marshall, Texas, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-20 E. Stay on I-20 E. into Shreveport. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Texarkana, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center
From Texarkana, AR, take US 71 S., which becomes North Market in Shreveport. Turn right onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Hope, Arkansas, To Shreveport Convention Center
From Hope, travel south on Highway 29 for about 48 miles. At the state line Highway 29 becomes Highway 3, travel south for about 36 miles, traveling through Bossier City and past the junction of Highway 3/Benton Road and I-220. At the junction with I-20, go west on I-20. Take exit 19A, the US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. exit. Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
Driving Directions From Monroe, Louisiana, To Shreveport Convention Center:
Merge onto I-20 W. Stay on I-20 W. into Shreveport. Exit at US-71 North / SR-1 North / Spring St. (exit 19A). Turn left onto SR-173 / Caddo St.
2017 SNAL State Conference Time Table
|Tuesday, June 13, 2017||Venue|
|7:30 am – 3:00 pm||Registration||Hilton Portico Foyer|
|8:00 am – 5:00 pm||Food Safety for Schools - Institute of Child Nutrition||Hilton - Oaklawn|
|8:00 am – 3:00 pm||Managing Food Allergies - Institute of Child Nutrition||Hilton - Elmwood|
|8:00 am - 10:00 am||Wreath Making||Hilton - TBA|
|8:30 am - 3:00 pm||Vermillionville & St. John the Evangelist Cathedral Tour||Hilton - Departure Location|
|9:00 am-11:00 am||Painting Class||Hilton - TBA|
|9:00 am – 11:00 am||SNAL Executive Board Meeting||Hilton Salon D|
|10:00 am – 12:00 noon||Wreath Making||Hilton - TBA|
|11:30 am – 1:00 pm||Lunch On Your Own|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||Wreath Making||Hilton - TBA|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||Chapter President Meeting||Hilton - TBA|
|1:00 pm – 1:30 pm||HOD Registration||Hilton Salon D|
|1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||Wreath Making||Hilton - TBA|
|1:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Painting Class||Hilton - TBA|
|1:30 pm – 3:30 pm||House of Delegates Meeting||Hilton Salon D|
|3:00 pm – 5: 00 pm||Wreath Making||Hilton - TBA|
|4:00 pm – 6:00 pm||Bowling Tournament/Costume Contest||Lafayette Bowling Lanes|
|Wednesday, June 14, 2017||Venue|
|6:30 am – 7:30 am||Wellness - Line Dancing||Hilton - TBA|
|8:00 am – 3:00 pm||Registration/ Voting||Hilton - Portico Foyer|
|8:30 am – 10:15 am||Breakout Sessions||Hilton - TBA|
|9:00 am – 3:00 pm||Silent Auction||Hilton - Ashland|
|10:30 am – 12:00 pm||SNAL Awards Ceremony||Hilton - Ballroom|
|12:15 pm – 3:30 pm||Breakout Sessions||Hilton - TBA|
|12:00pm-1:30pm||New Executive Board Meeting||Hilton - TBA|
|12:00 pm – 4:00 pm||Vendor Set-Up & Registration||Lafayette Convention Center|
|3:30 pm - 5:00 pm||First General Session – Dayle Hayes, School Meals That Rock!||Hilton - Ballroom|
|5:30 pm – 7:30 pm||Vendor Appreciation Reception (Invitation Only – Sups/Dir, Purch, Exec Bd, Past SNAL Pres)||Hilton Club 337|
|7:30 pm – 10:30 pm||Night of Entertainment||Hilton Ballroom|
|Thursday, June 15, 2017||Venue|
|8:00 am – 3:00 pm||Registration / Voting||Lafayette Convention Center|
|8:00 am – 9:30 am||Silent Auction||Hilton - Ashland|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Premier Showing||Lafayette Convention Center|
|9:00 am-11:00 am||Breakout Sessions||Lafayette Convention Center|
|11:00 am||Ribbon Cutting||Lafayette Convention Center|
|11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Group A – Visit Exhibits||Lafayette Convention Center|
|11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Group B – Visit Wellness Fair/Culinary Demo||Lafayette Convention Center|
|1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||Group A-Visit Wellness Fair/Culinary Demo||Lafayette Convention Center|
|1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||Group A – Visit Exhibits||Lafayette Convention Center|
|5:00 pm – 5:30 pm||Doors Open to place center piece for judging||Hilton Ballroom|
|6:00 pm – 9:00 pm||Installation Dinner & Second General Session— Comedian Kent Gonsoulin||Hilton Ballroom|
What Our Members Say?
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