Baton Rouge, LA Hotels
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Having trouble finding cheap accommodation in downtown Baton Rouge? There are many affordable options such as the Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge and the Hyatt Place Baton Rouge that allow you to get up close and personal with the bustling visual arts scene in the heart of downtown. As a lively hub of arts and culture, Baton Rouge buzzes with life and hosts many Mardi Gras parades and festivals such as the FestForAll and Louisiana Earth Day. The city is also home to the Louisiana State University, LSU Tiger Stadium, and Shaw Centre for the Arts. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels in Baton Rouge, LA

Best Western Plus Richmond Inn & Suites-baton Rouge
from $111
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
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4.1
201 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge
from $118
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
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4.4
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge
from $125
Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge
Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge
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4.3
3330 Harding Blvd, Baton Rouge
from $81
L'Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge
L'Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge
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4.3
777 L'Auberge Avenue, Baton Rouge
from $118
La Quinta Inn Baton Rouge University Area
La Quinta Inn Baton Rouge University Area
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2.9
2333 S Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge
from $59
Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown
Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown
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4.4
200 Convention St, Baton Rouge
from $97
Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel
Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel
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3.4
102 France St, Baton Rouge
from $59
Hyatt Place Baton Rouge/I-10
Hyatt Place Baton Rouge/I-10
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3.6
6080 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge
from $94
Radisson Hotel Baton Rouge
Radisson Hotel Baton Rouge
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3.4
2445 S Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge
from $74
More About Baton Rouge, LA Hotels...

Hotels That Stretch the Mississippi

As the capital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge lies on the banks of the Mississippi river, and much of the city is designed to embrace this relationship. The river stretches along from downtown, and the levees offer a great spot for a leisurely walk and impressive views of Baton Rouge. The Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown is an ideal choice for a hotel if you’re seeking proximity to both downtown and the river. It's close to the Shaw Centre for the Arts and the Louisiana Art and Science Museum. The banks of the Mississippi are also home to the River City Jazz Masters season, an acclaimed series that welcomes the world’s finest jazz musicians to the city throughout the winter months to perform. 

Festivals and the Arts in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Besides a lively jazz and blues music history, Baton Rouge is famous for an incredible arts center and year-round festivals. The ultra-modern Shaw Centre for the Arts is comprised of a cluster of galleries, museums, and theatres in the heart of downtown. It covers a full city block and is well known for being an energetic and spirited performance arts venue.

The Downtown Festival of Lights provides fun for the whole family at Christmas. This festival boasts an ice skating rink, a 35-foot Christmas tree, a sledding track made from six tons of real snow, and what feels like a million sparkling lights. The true spirit of Christmas is embodied and commemorates Baton Rouge’s oldest holiday tradition. For a cheap hotel in the heart of this Christmas celebration, try the Belle of Baton Rouge. This hotel destination is within walking distance of the festival and the Louisiana State Museum and includes free breakfast and free parking.

A Visit to Death Valley

‘Death Valley’ is the commonly coined term for the Louisiana State University Tiger Stadium, home to the Louisiana State Tigers Football Team. Famous for having the best game day atmosphere in US college football, this stadium offers a fabulous opportunity to experience football at its finest. For cheap accommodation within walking distance, try the Cook Hotel & Conference Centre at LSU or La Quinta Inn Baton Rouge University Area.

Private Airbnb Rentals on a Budget

Baton Rouge has over 40 Airbnb rentals available, from inner city lofts to private guesthouses, near the Louisiana State University. Private rooms are generally a similar price to hotels and allow the luxury of cooking your own meals. If you’re willing to stay slightly farther from downtown and have access to a vehicle you can get an apartment for as little as $25 a night -- perfect for those on a limited travel budget.

Travelling from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is just four miles north of the central business district. Many hotels, such as the Hilton Garden Inn at Baton Rouge Airport, offer shuttles to and from the airport as well as complimentary shuttles into downtown. Tourists planning to stop in Baton Rouge can streamline their hotel and airline arrangements through Hipmunk’s handy resources.

 

 

The Beautiful Cultural Blend of Baton Rouge Louisiana 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a city shaped by a variety of cultural factors seen in its Blues and Cajun music, and blend of French, Creole, and Spanish cuisine. The affordable hotels in the city also reflect these elements, whether it’s the Belle of Baton Rouge, the Radisson Hotel Baton Rouge, or the Drury Inn & Suites Baton Rouge.

Spring is a Great Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Baton Rouge is in the spring when the temperature is in the 70s and the humidity levels are low. It's also when festivals like, BabelCon, a science and science fiction convention, and the Baton Rouge Blues Festival with live Blues artists, are held.

Things to See and Do in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge also offers many family fun attractions such as the LSU Rural Life Museum; The USS Kidd Museum which has been restored to its 1945 configuration; or beat the heat at the Blue Bayou Water Park.

Transportation in and around Baton Rouge

There are limo services, taxis, car rentals, and shuttles accessible from the airport. The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) offers 30 routes and an express service from the airport to downtown, and from downtown to the Mall of Louisiana.

 

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