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“A great stay at Best Western” 5 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9008 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094-3734   |  
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Westwego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jackson, United States
1 review
“A great stay at Best Western”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

My family and I had a great stay in New Orleans at the Best Western. The only problem we had there were no way to get our luggage up the stairs. If the hotel had an elevator it would had made it easier for us to get up and down stairs, even though there were only two floors the stairs were very high with luggage.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, February 11, 2014
Thank you Ms. Mattie J for your wonderful review! It was great having you and your family with us but also great to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves while with us.

We hear it often being that we're two stories and we don't have an elevator but we look at it as staying true to our green practices by using less energy and keep our guests physically fit at the same time by climbing stairs. Seriously, as you experienced, there is always someone here to assist you with baggage should you be on the 2nd floor and the best kept secret is it's quieter up there!

Thanks again Ms. Mattie, we can't wait to see you and your family again!

Christopher
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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greenwell springs, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stayed here many times and have never been disappointed. Good value for the price. For fishermen, there are electrical outlets in the parking lot. It's right across the street from the Segnette State park.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, February 11, 2014
Mr. Hugh I think your review title should have been "Fisherman’s Paradise" but we settle on just "review" I suppose:)

Thanks for being such a loyal guest over the many years. With our close proximity to Bayou Segnette State Park we take love our boating guests and always try to make sure that you and your boats are taken care of and plugged up most importantly.

Until next time,

Christopher
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Chattanooga, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

staff very friendly the manager helped us arrange several rooms for family coming in for wedding. Hot breakfast was very good not just your normal donut and juice you get in a lot of hotels. Cooked eggs, bacon, sausage and waffle maker. If you want to stay close to New Orleans and need a clean affordable room this is the place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
It was a pleasure having your wedding party with us Hobert. We are always proud to be apart of a families lasting memories, especially such a wonderful occasion like a wedding. We were honored that you selected our hotel to be apart of such a happy time.

I'm also happy to hear you enjoyed your Hot Breakfast on the Bayou, like you said, it's no just juice and donuts. Where else can you get a Fluer De Lis waffle? (which is just one of our 78 Fluer De Lis's in the lobby)

Thanks again, and we look forward to taking care of you and your family in the future.

Christopher
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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Perfect place to stay to experience New Orleans or go on a cruise. $30 for a cab downtown, nice place to come back to sleep away from the crowds. Awesome breakfast!! Plus, they let you park and cruise!! Very clean and convenient to everything.

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
Thanks Sydney. We're happy to hear that we were able to make your cruising experience a great one. Who needs to pay for parking when you can stay with "Framily" where it's always clean and comfy?

In fact the only thing aside you paying for your room that we require of you is to have a few delicious drinks with fancy umbrellas as you relax and enjoy yourselves on your vacation.

Thanks again and we'll see you next time for your next cruise!

Christopher
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Raceland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The kids even swim in the cold weather. The lobby was a nice area to hang out. We even watched football in the lobby. It was a quit stay. If I could change one thing it would be the vent in the bathroom was to loud.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, January 25, 2014
Thanks Melissa for such a great review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that your kids enjoyed our polar plunge! I'm happy to report that the bathroom fan has been fixed, thank you for informing our team of this deficiency.

We look forward to seeing you back soon,

Christopher
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a little bit out of where all the action is but the rooms were outstanding and the staff were awesome. I would highly recommend. Only 20 mins from Bourbon Street - if you have a car it is well worth it.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, January 22, 2014
Thank you Maree all the way from New Zealand, WOW! We love our international guests so much we put up a "framily" map to keep track of everyone. I do hope you put a stick on New Zealand and If you didn't, I will do it for you.

I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and experience with us. Yes we're about 20 minutes from the action but as you said I think we are worth the drive!

We can't wait to see you next time!

Christopher
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Jackson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed here before our cruise because the rates were much better than those closer to the port, plus they allowed us to leave our vehicle parked there all week. We did have to pay a cab to and from the port both times, but this was still cheaper than parking at the port. This hotel was very clean; beds were comfortable and pillows were nice. The hotel desk staff was extremely pleasant. Breakfast was a big bonus as they had so much to choose from. I would definitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Christopher A, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Thanks you ltraveldou for providing such a wonderful review for our cruising guests. Although you are not the first "cruiser" to stay with us, I think that your honest review will be reviewed by many and maybe a determining factor on whether or not our future guests will stay with us, so thank you for that.

I'm delighted to hear that with 62 Trip Advisor contributions that your experience with us remained on the top of your list, I think it's safe to say you enjoyed your stay with us...and you’re Hot Breakfast on the Bayou.
I will say, sometimes we do struggle to keep up when it's busy but that's also because it's so popular and we are working harder on maintaining the flow of food when we are at full capacity. It is certainly an industry leading breakfast that none of our competitors offer and we're proud to have for our guests, we're glad you enjoyed it.

We can't wait to see you back for your next cruise out of the Port of New Orleans.

Thanks for being our guest,

Christopher
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Address: 9008 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094-3734
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Location: United States > Louisiana > Westwego
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Westwego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the all new BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn where our guests find a quiet alternative to the busy city hustle and bustle. Located on the Westbank of New Orleans in quaint Westwego, Louisiana, this newly renovated hotel is just within minutes of your New Orleans area destination.The BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn features 67 newly renovated spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with 32” flat screen Samsung Televisions, pillow top mattresses, upgraded bedding, microwave, refrigerator, premier cable television channels featuring HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Our guests get a great start to their day by enjoying their freshly prepared complimentary full hot “Breakfast on the Bayou” served each and every morning. Our sparkling outdoor salt water swimming pool is the perfect place to catch the southern sun or just to wind down and relax. To keep our guests feeling great and connected, our fitness studio and business center are available 24 hours a day. After a long day of shopping or meetings our guests enjoy our weekday Evening Lagniappe Huere, providing complimentary drinks, snacks and conversation, just enough to get your ready to take on tomorrow. Make it a point to join us for Margarita Monday and Wine & Cheese Wednesdays.Our guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn are less than nine miles from the many New Orleans area attractions including the Historic Vieux Carré (French Quarter), the Louisiana Children's Museum, Audubon Nature Institute featuring the Zoo, Butterfly Garden/Insectarium and Entergy IMAX Theater. Loyola University, Tulane, Xavier and LSU University campuses are just a short drive away. Enjoy the convenience of being the closest hotel to the TCP Golf Course of Louisiana, home of the Zurich Classic, and NOLA Motorsports Park, the south’s most talked about new attraction featuring the largest go kart track in the United States, both just 4 minutes from the hotel.Come stay on the bayou and experience the BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn. Our friendly team is awaiting your arrival and ready to provide you with the warmest hotel experience. You’ve tried the rest now try the Best! ... more   less 
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