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Pinnacle Entertainment’s Louisiana L’Auberge Properties Awarded Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Hotel Rating; Consistently Recognized for Exceptional Guest Service and Amenities

April 9, 2018 at 11:30 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. and BATON ROUGE, La., April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles and L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge have once again earned the coveted AAA Four Diamond rating, ranking them among the nation’s elite hotels with the highest standards of service and world class amenities. Four Diamond hotels account for just 6.1 percent of the more than 27,000 hotels reviewed by AAA.

L'Auberge Baton Rouge Hotel Lobby
L'Auberge properties are elegant yet warm and inviting with a focus on extraordinary guest service, personalized amenities and creating memorable moments for guests.


L'Auberge Baton Rouge Suite Bathroom
L'Auberge Baton Rouge captures the feel of a Southern river lodge and embraces Louisiana's rich culture and 'laissez les bon temps rouler' way of life.


L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge Porte Cochere
L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge features 205 luxurious hotel rooms, including 30 expansive suites. The hotel offers up breathtaking views of the Mississippi River.


L'Auberge Lake Charles VIP Suites
Visitors to L'Auberge Lake Charles can book a stay in luxurious Garden Suites with VIP Check-In and terraces overlooking the resort pool.


L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles Exterior
L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles features 1,000 spacious rooms and suites in a 26-story hotel tower overlooking scenic Contraband Bayou.


Versailles Suite at L'Auberge Lake Charles
Suites at L'Auberge Lake Charles offer sophisticated décor, state of the art technology and indulgent bathrooms. Amenities include multiple oversized LED flat panel televisions per suite, luxury bedding, televisions integrated in bathroom mirrors, rain showers, Keurig brand coffee machines and more overlooking beautiful Contraband Bayou Golf Club or the resort pool area.


L'Auberge Logo
Dual Logo: L'Auberge Baton Rouge and L'Auberge Lake Charles


“We are proud to welcome our guests from all over the country to experience the finest amenities and the very best service at our Louisiana properties,” said Mickey J. Parenton, senior vice president of operations for Pinnacle Entertainment and L’Auberge Baton Rouge general manager.  “It’s an honor to receive this award from AAA for the 5th straight year in Baton Rouge and 3rd consecutive year in Lake Charles.”

“Our talented and dedicated team members are committed to providing attentive service and memorable guest experiences,” said L’Auberge Lake Charles Vice President and General Manager Michael K. Pendergast. “This prestigious recognition for a third straight year in Lake Charles means we are delivering on our promise to provide the ultimate in southern hospitality and first class amenities. We are extremely proud of our team’s hard work and dedication.”

L’Auberge Baton Rouge features 205 luxurious hotel rooms, including 30 expansive suites, all designed to capture the rich culture of Baton Rouge with stunning artwork and prints by Louisiana’s best artists. The hotel offers up breathtaking views of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge’s only rooftop pool, featuring private cabanas available for reservation, attentive poolside service and a full service bar.  Spacious upscale suites are furnished with the finest appointments including oversized tubs, spa showers and full wet bars.  The property opened in 2012.

L’Auberge Lake Charles is located on 242 acres of land two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility includes a 26-story hotel complex with 1,000 spacious rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service barber shop, salon, spa and cardio fitness center; retail stores; eight innovative dining outlets; marina; and top-name entertainment. The property opened in 2005 and has since undergone both expansion and renovation of hotel rooms.

About L’Auberge Lake Charles
L’Auberge Casino Resort is located on 242 acres of land in Lake Charles, La., two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility is ideal for the business traveler or guest looking for the ultimate in hospitality and dining experiences, plus non-stop gaming action. The property includes a 26-story hotel complex with 1,000 spacious rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service barber shop, salon, spa and cardio fitness center; retail stores; seven innovative dining outlets; beachside bar, grill and marina; and top-name entertainment. The expansive 70,000 square foot casino features Vegas-like gaming action with 70 table games and more than 1,550 slot machines, including a luxurious 8-table Poker Room, VIP Lounge and elegant High Limit Salon.     

About L’Auberge Baton Rouge
L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a $368-million premier southern facility located on 575 acres of land in Baton Rouge, La., off Nicholson Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish. L’Auberge captures the feel of a Southern river lodge and embraces Louisiana's rich cultural history, food, music and ‘laissez les bon temps rouler’ way of life. L’Auberge includes an expansive single-level, 74,000 square foot casino; nearly 1,500 slot machines; 50 table games, including a poker room; a 12-story hotel with 205 guest rooms, unique rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness center overlooking the Mississippi River; four dining outlets; a unique casino nightclub with breathtaking views of the river; and 2,400 total parking spaces, including 800 in a covered parking garage.

About Pinnacle Entertainment
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates 16 gaming entertainment businesses, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. In addition, Pinnacle holds a majority interest in the racing license owner, as well as a management contract, for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol PNK. To learn more about Pinnacle Entertainment, please visit www.pnkinc.com.

About AAA Diamond Ratings
For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct in-person property inspections, visiting more than 58,000 hotels and restaurants annually. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Press Contact:
Kerry Andersen
Director of Public Relations – Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
kandersen@pnkmail.com or (337) 395-7631

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Source: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.