We arrived in Shreveport on the way through to Florida in the middle of the night, and we were basically stopping at every hotel at this exit looking for a room. Thankfully, the Hilton Garden Inn had a room available and checked us in quickly and professionally.
The parking lot is well lit and has sufficient space for a fully booked hotel, but I would offer one word of caution. The sprinklers to the West of the hotel turned on shortly after we arrived, and since I had pulled my car all the way up to the curb, the rather curious sprinkler positioning had water shooting up into my engine.
The common area of the hotel seemed very clean for what little time we were there. The room was a bit different. The bedding and furnishings were nice enough, but the floors and especially the bathroom left a lot to be desired.
The main issue, however, was what bit me? I've been bitten by a lot of different critters in my day, but either someone has been feeding mosquitos steroids, or this was something I haven't come across before. I know it can be difficult to control pests, and to allay any fears of the obvious, no, we didn't bring anything home with us.
Hopefully, this experience was a fluke (no, not *that* kind of fluke), but like I said, the room really wasn't in keeping with the quality of the rest of the hotel. If you're in a pinch, it's fine, but if you have a choice, I would look at some alternatives.
- Also Known As:
- Hilton Garden Inn Shreveport Regional Airport / Bossier City Hotel
- Hilton Garden Inn Shreveport Regional Airport / Bossier City Hotel Shreveport
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hilton Garden Inn Shreveport hotel is centrally located just off Interstate 20 in the premier Financial Plaza district. Near Shreveport Regional Airport, our comfortable Shreveport, Louisiana hotel is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. Place a bet at the nearby casino or enjoy a stroll through Shreveport’s scenic parks. Stay in a spacious guest room or suite at this Shreveport hotel, all of which offer complimentary high-speed internet access and bright, contemporary décor.Work out in the hotel’s fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular machines, or borrow a Stay Fit Kit® from reception to work out in the comfort of your room. Swim laps in the indoor swimming pool or enjoy a relaxing dip in the whirlpool spa. Start each day with a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast, and savor classic dishes at the Great American Grill® restaurant. Grab snacks and beverages from the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry convenience store, and keep up with work in the 24-hour business center. The hotel’s 3,212 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 400 guests in elegant surroundings, and is perfect for conference and other social events. ... more less
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