The Lufkin Area
When business or pleasure brings you to our corner of East Texas, you’ll find our hotel to be a convenient base. Served by US Hwy 59 and US Hwy 69, Lufkin is located on the future I-69 extension, which will connect our nation’s Canadian and Mexican borders. Our friendly hotel staff extends a warm Texas welcome to guests, including those traveling with pets. Rooms are spacious with comfy beds. Free parking and high-speed internet service are provided and a delicious free Bright Side Breakfast® including unlimited coffee and juice is served each morning. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool beside a pine-shaded deck and more than a dozen restaurants just a stone’s throw from our front door.
With a 130-year history firmly embedded in forestry, deep among the trees of East Texas, Lufkin is 120 miles northeast of Houston and 170 miles southeast of Dallas. This is home to the Davy Crockett National Forest, Angelina National Forest, and Sam Rayburn Lake. Those traveling on business may be headed to Lufkin Industries, Lockheed Martin, Atkinson Candy Company, or to Brookshire Brothers. Those traveling on pleasure are often attending local events including horse shows, baseball tournaments, bicycle rides, the Neches River Rendezvous, Texas Forest Festival, featuring some good old-fashioned fun at hoedowns and rodeos. Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, is just 20 miles to our north.
Hotel Services and Amenities
We’re happy to provide in-room amenities to provide for your comfort while you’re on the road. Set the alarm clock and after a good night’s rest, awake to that first cup of coffee from your own coffeemaker. Then, head downstairs where our healthy and hearty free Bright Side Breakfast is served daily. If you have some work to do or need to catch up on emails, free internet access is provided for your laptop. Make free local phone calls from your room, which is also equipped with a hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Relax in front of the new Samsung flat-panel TV screen placed in all rooms, offering 30 HD channels of cable programming and a Plug-and-Play connectivity for your own electronics. A deck beside the pine trees by the outdoor swimming pool is another great place to relax. There’s free parking and a pet-friendly policy.
Learn more about the heritage of our region by visiting The Museum of East Texas, housed in a lovely century-old church. Texas Forestry Museum is a must-do for all ages, with vintage machinery and equipment exhibiting the story of logging and sawmills. Ellen Trout Park and Zoo, with its train ride across the lake, is home to 700 animals from alligators to vipers and is open every day of the year. Angelina Center for the Arts is the place to go for dance, theater, comedy, art, and big stage events. And, at George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center, you’ll be treated to the fun of joining in as a spectator at East Texas-style rodeos, horse shows and concerts.