We had a late night check-in and the desk clerk, Justin, was very efficient and friendly. The lobby was extremely spacious and beautiful with a small fireplace lounge area. Our room was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated with updated furnishings. There was an added touch of a quiet ceiling fan in our room--something not usually seen in hotel rooms. The free breakfast buffet was held in the sports bar so there were lots of tvs everywhere which my husband enjoyed. The food was wonderful, plentiful and delicious and the wait staff was very welcoming, friendly and attentive. I returned later to get a coffee refill only to find the dining area was getting cleaned up. One of the ladies very happily refilled my coffee cup and did so as if she were waiting for me to come back. The checkout clerk was also very informative and friendly.
This hotel is near a business district and LSU so I'm sure it would get quite busy during football season.
I would stay here again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn College Drive Baton Rouge, the newest hotel in the area, enjoys the premier hotel location in Baton Rouge. Situated with direct access to I-10 at College Dr. and Constitution Ave., the hotel is conveniently located to shopping, dining and local attractions and corporate headquarters. Business travelers appreciate the hotel s proximity of the Holiday Inn College Drive Baton Rouge to Shell Oil, Exxon Mobil, Shaw Group, and Dow Chemical. The hotel is also within minutes of several renowned medical facilities such as Mary Byrd Perkins Center, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge General, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Ochsner Health System. The River Center is a 10 minute drive from the hotel. Leisure guests will find the Holiday Inn College Drive Baton Rouge the perfect base for exploring local attractions such as Louisiana State University (LSU), USS Kidd, Southern University (SU), the Blue Bayou Waterpark and Dixie Landin . Shoppers will love visiting The Mall of Louisiana, Perkins Rowe, Tanger Outlets, and Towne Center. A day trip to New Orleans and the French Quarter entertainment is a quick trip down I-10. The hotel features a business center, free wireless Internet, a 24 hour health club, and Sporting News Grill. Each guest room features 37 LCD televisions with high tech audio video and MP3 capability. Relax in our tropical outdoor pool. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Baton Rouge s College Drive Hotel Baton Rouge