This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please read the full disclosure policy here.
Louisiana is unique in its history, traditions and political subdivisions (it’s the only state with parishes). It’s also home to many character-filled cities, including the infamous New Orleans and capital Baton Rouge. Here’s a guide featuring five great Louisiana hotels. From the top of the state to the bottom, the research is done so you can easily plan your next Bayou State getaway.
5 great Louisiana hotels
Margaritaville Resort Casino, Bossier City
A place with the drink Margarita in its name must be good, right? Well, Margaritaville Resort Casino is not only home to a casino. There’s also a full-service spa, a large pool, a fitness centre, a theatre and four restaurants. The resort has a whopping 395 rooms over 18 floors and reasonable rates, which start at just $129US per night. It’s fortunately situated on the city’s boardwalk, so guests don’t have to walk far to enjoy a plethora of dining and shopping options. Plus, within a mile, there’s the Texas Street Bridge and Red River District. Hence you won’t find a better and more central accommodation option in Bossier City.
La Quinta Inn, Baton Rouge University Area
La Quinta Inn Baton Rouge University Area is in an ideal location for visitors to the Louisiana capital. It’s also budget-friendly, as room rates begin at $62 per night. Plus, guests receive a complimentary Bright Side Breakfast each morning, which includes a make-your-own waffle station. As mentioned, it’s in a great location for road trippers travelling on the I-10 or travellers wanting to be close to Louisiana State University. Guests can also bring pets for free.
InTown Suites, Metairie
For a budget stay close to New Orleans, check out InTown Suites Metairie. Every room has a full kitchen, complete with stovetop, fridge and microwave. Prices also start from $65 per night or $315 per week. Nearby, guests can visit Lakeside Shopping Centre, Audubon Zoo and City Park. There’s also Fat City, which is known as Metairie’s version of New Orleans’ Bourbon Street.
Hilton Garden Inn, New Orleans Airport
For the most convenient hotel in New Orleans, choose Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport. Their exclusive Garden Sleep System beds mean everyone gets an exceptional nights’ rest. Guests can also enjoy custom breakfasts every morning and drinks in the Pavillion Lounge by night. To keep fit, there are three options: the outdoor pool, the 24/7 fitness centre or the Hilton’s complimentary in-room Stay Fit Kit.
La Quinta Inn New Orleans Veterans, Metairie
The La Quinta Inn New Orleans Veterans is close to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and New Orleans. The rooms at the inn include pillow-top mattresses, plug-and-play flat-screen televisions, free WiFi and coffee makers. Meanwhile, there’s a 24-hour front desk for extra convenience and an outdoor pool for cooling off after a day of exploration.
These five Louisiana hotels all offer guests something unique in the state’s many unique cities.
This blog post was a part of a previous partnership with Hipmunk.