2020 will be remembered for a lot of things, but we're going to remember it as the year of the staycation. Luckily for us locals, there’s a wide variety of hotels in Baton Rouge. No matter which neighborhood you decide to stay in, you’re always near the action. This summer, we're here to help you plan the staycation of your dreams right here in the Red Stick. Check out these hotels, and our staycation blog for more ideas on what to do.
Located on the scenic University Lake on the LSU campus, The Cook Hotel and Conference Center is Baton Rouge’s only independently owned and operated boutique hotel. Run by LSU alumni, this hotel also bleeds purple and gold with the color scheme sprinkled throughout the decor. Being so close to LSU’s campus has its perks! Start your day with a walk around the beautiful lakes or visit Mike the Tiger’s habitat to say hello to the fighting tiger himself.
For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit lsualumni.org/cook-hotel-covid19-update.
Spacious and modern, the Renaissance Hotel is a great choice for a luxurious stay. Have some fun in the sun by the resort-style pool or relax under one of the cabana-style covered chairs. The Renaissance’s location has easy access to top Baton Rouge shopping destinations including the Mall of Louisiana and Perkins Rowe, as well as countless dining and entertainment options such as Main Event. For a little outdoors entertainment, BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is a hidden natural gem just minutes from the Renaissance Hotel.
For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit clean.marriott.com.
North Baton Rouge
The Hilton Garden and Inn is a mile from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan (BTR) Airport and is a convenient distance from Southern University, Baton Rouge Zoo, and the Mall of Louisiana. Hilton is dedicated to creating a cleaner environment from check-in to check-out. For more information on their CleanStay initiative to combat COVID-19, visit hilton.com/en/corporate/cleanstay.
Located in the heart of Baton Rouge, this chic, newly renovated hotel is the perfect mix of Southern hospitality with modern amenities. The hotel restaurant, Stinky's Fish Camp Baton Rouge, offers quality and delicious seafood and drinks right downstairs! To ensure the comfort and safety of guests, the Marriott Cleanliness Council is redefining and upgrading their already incredible cleanliness standards. For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit clean.marriott.com.
Downtown Baton Rouge
Located at the iconic corner of Florida and Third Street, the Courtyard by Marriott Baton Rouge Downtown is the epicenter of Downtown Baton Rouge. Surrounded by restaurants and cultural attractions, you can visit Louisiana’s Old State Capitol (also known as the Castle on the River), the Capitol Park Museum, and the LSU Museum of the Art. For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit clean.marriott.com.
Near Siegen Lane Marketplace, the Residence Inn is close to attractions including Baton Rouge’s Topgolf and the Mall of Louisiana. With easy access to I-10, guests can just pop over to attractions on the outskirts of Baton Rouge including Blue Bayou Waterpark for a day of family fun and the Tanger Outlet Shopping Mall for some great shopping deals. For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit clean.marriott.com.
South Baton Rouge - Essen Ln.
Right off of I-12, the Springhill Suites prides itself on showing genuine Southern hospitality. Located near LSU’s campus with easy access to Downtown’s attractions, this hotel is perfect for any staycationer. For more information on their efforts surrounding COVID-19, visit clean.marriott.com.
The Red Stick has plenty of hotels to suit your needs. If you’re looking for historic, boutique, or anything in between, here’s a full list of hotels in Baton Rouge, check out visitbatonrouge.com/hotels.