Student Accommodation Lafayette
Lafayette is a city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is often referred to as the “Happiest City in America”. Casita offers student accommodation options in Lafayette city. The student accommodation provided by Casita is affordable, safe, and has state-of-the-art facilities and services.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Lafayette?
Lafayette is located on the banks of the Vermilion River. The city derives its name from the French aristocrat's name Marquis de Lafayette. Its rich history goes back to the Attakapa Native Americans. The city is a great destination for international students because it is affordable, metropolitan, and has renowned higher-education institutions. The city also hosts many annual festivals and events which celebrate the diverse cultures in Lafayette including Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, Festival International de Louisiane, and Boudin Cookoff and Bacon Fest. Casita offers students with luxurious student accommodation options near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Universities in Lafayette
Casita offers affordable student accommodation in Lafayette within a short distance to the following university:
One student accommodation option within a five-minute car ride from the university.
Knoxville train station is within a 16-minute walk from the university. CJohnston at French House bus station is a one-minute walk from the university and Johnston & W. Lewis bus station is a two-minute walk.
Nearby places of interest: LARC's Acadian Village, Vermilionville Historic Village, and Southside Park - Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District.
Is Lafayette Louisiana a safe place?
Lafayette city is considered one of the safest cities in Louisiana, especially in the southwest part of it where the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Casita’s student accommodation are located. Its crime rate is much lower than the national average.
Is it expensive to live in Lafayette?
Generally, the city’s cost of living is 10% lower than the national average. For international students, it is much lower than that, making it quite a destination for them. When it comes to housing costs, it’s 25% lower than the average and transportation is 9% lower as well. All these factors make Lafayette an easy choice for students.
Transportation in Lafayette
The public transportation options in the city are limited to buses and private cabs; but worry not, because the bus takes you anywhere around the city for only $1. The bus system has 12 routes and is run by The Lafayette Transit System. As for cabs, there are many private cab providers in the city, including Uber. In addition to the previously mentioned, the city is relatively small and there are places that are within a short walking distance from where you’re staying. You may also rent a bike and use it to get around the city; Lafayette has plenty of biking lanes.
Must-Visit Places in Lafayette
Lafayette has many places that you should check out like the Eunice Museum, Lake Martin Rookery. Other places that are a must-visit include the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Lafayette Science Museum, Cajundome & Convention Center, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette Art Gallery, and Urns of Justice.
Other Student Accommodations in the USA
Besides providing student accommodation in Lafayette, Casita also provides you with student accommodation options in nearby cities that include: