- 2550 Golden Nugget Boulevard, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Set on the Contraband Bayou waterfront in west Lake Charles, this lavish casino and golf resort is 1.6 miles from I-210 and 5.2 miles from Downtown. The plush, modern rooms provide WiFi access, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, as well as seating areas and soaking tubs. Some offer lake views. Sleek suites add living areas and wet bars, while upgraded suites feature private balconies, grand pianos and/or Jacuzzis. There are 11 bars and restaurants, clothing stores, a marina and a pool with cabanas and bar service. Other activities include golf, tennis and a day spa. The casino offers table games, slots and poker.