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Baton Rouge Travel Tips  . . .  Know before You Go


Yes, the hotel is open. And our restaurants, The Gregory and Milford's on Third, are open for take-out and offer in-room dining service for your health and safety. Rest assured your well-being is our top priority. We have stepped up our already-high cleaning standards to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread. We also offer free cancellation within 24 hours prior to your arrival. 


The flagship campus for Louisiana State University (LSU) is in Baton Rouge, LA. Located in the southern part of the city near the Mississippi River, LSU is only a few miles from the hotel and the downtown district. 

A Baton Rouge is 82 miles northwest of New Orleans driving on I-10 West. The drive takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes as you travel through some unique scenery.

The hotel features nearly 3,000 square feet of meeting space, including 4 historic mixed-use venues, including The Vault and The Founders Room, which can accommodate up to 100 guests.  We also offer private dining rooms, catering, audiovisual, event planning services, and free Wi-Fi. Make planning seamless with our Meeting Packages. 


Baton Rouge is a vibrant and colorful city filled with history, sports, entertainment and culture. The top 1o things to do in Baton Rouge are:

  1. 1.      See an LSU Tigers football game
  2. 2.      Concerts at the Baton Rouge River Center and Performing Arts Theatre
  3. 3.      Live performances at the Shaw Center for the Arts
  4. 4.      Gaming and entertainment at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino
  5. 5.      Play at the Hollywood Casino
  6. 6.      Meet exotic animals at the Baton Rouge Zoo
  7. 7.      Family fun at the Blue Bayou Water Park
  8. 8.      Tour the Louisiana Art & Science Museum
  9. 9.      Riverboat cruises on the Mississippi River, including the American Queen
  10. 10.  Tour the USS Kidd & Veterans Museum on the Mississippi River in downtown

A Yes. the hotel offers breakfast for purchase in our restaurants, as well as room service. 
A Yes, the Watermark Baton Rouge offers guests valet parking for only $27+tax overnight and $15 tax included for day parking.
A Yes, our spacious Junior Suite offers a pullout sofa to accommodate additional guests or families with kids
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