Best Western Bayou Inn
9008 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094-3734
Phone: 504/304-7980 | Fax: 504/304-7987 | 67 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 4:00 PM | Online Reservations
Relax at the newly-renovated Best Western Bayou Inn where you will find a quiet and friendly alternative to the busy New Orleans scene while still being only minutes away from the fun. You will find guest room amenities in this contemporary hotel in Westwego, LA that are designed for your comfort, including luxurious pillow top beds, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, flat-screen TVs, desks and Jacuzzi® tubs in our large spa rooms. You can greet every morning with our free, hot breakfasts – the perfect way to start your day.
Free high-speed internet is available in every room and throughout the eco-friendly hotel. After a long day, take a rejuvenating swim in our outdoor pool, or break a sweat in our fitness room. Every evening we invite you to socialize during our complimentary happy hours. Other perks to staying in our 100% smoke-free hotel include free parking, guest laundry and access to our Tesla charging stations. Business travelers love our business center, as well as our convenient proximity to corporate training centers.
From the hotel, you are within minutes of any New Orleans area destination. The hotel is adjacent to or within walking distance of numerous restaurants, as well as events at the Alario Event Center, races at NOLA Motorsports Park and games at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Pop next door to see a Loyola University Baseball game at Segnette Field, enjoy visiting Bayou Segnette State Park, test your golf skills at TPC Louisiana, or take one of the Louisiana swamp tours. Visit the National World War II Museum, the Aquarium of the Americas and investigate the sights, sounds and festivals of the famous French Quarter.
Book your room at the Best Western Bayou Inn today and enjoy updated accommodations, superb service and a great location all at an affordable rate.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Exercise facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- 100 % smoke-free hotel
- Outdoor pool Sparkling Salt Water Pool - CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO POOL RENOVATIONS. CLOSED FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2017- SPRING
- Exercise facility, 24-hour upper body system, elliptical and treadmill machines.
- Complimentary full breakfast, hot and fresh breakfast on the Bayou consists of multiple flavors of make your own waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, assorted baked goods and sweet breads, cinnamon rolls, yogurt, fresh fruit, hot and cold cereals. Omlettes and Burritos
- 24-hour front desk
- Baggage hold
- Safe deposit box
- Ice/vending machines
- Free parking
- Truck/RV parking
- Fax services
- Photocopy services
- Business center
- Computer available
- Computer modem hookups
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy machine
- Parking for the physically challenged
- Outdoor parking
- Stationary bike
- Multilingual staff
- Cable or satellite television
- Mail services
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Weight lifting
- Stair stepper
- Interior corridor
- Dry cleaning, same day cleaning available
- Complimentary USA Today
- Bus parking
- Free wireless Internet access available in public areas, and all guest rooms
- Weekday Lagniappe (Happy Hour)
- Motorcycle parking
- Electric car charging stations
- Complimentary beverages during happy hour. Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Best Western Bayou Inn
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Best Western Bayou Inn
Conveniently located, the best western bayou inn in Westwego, Louisiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 29.907485 / Latitude: -90.160725
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The east. Take Interstate 10 West towards New Orleans, and then take US 90 West to Exit 234C on the left toward Clairborne Avenue. Turn slightly left to take the US-90 Business Route ramp to Westbank. Merge onto US-90 Business Route which becomes Westbank Expressway to the Best Western Bayou Inn. You will find us on the right hand side just after the Brothers Exxon Gas Station. Call 504-304-7980 if you need further assistance, we're always here for you.
From: The west Take Interstate 10 East to New Orleans. Take the Clearview Parkway south Exit 226, toward Huey Long Business Route. Merge onto Clearview Parkway which becomes Huey Long Bridge/US-90 West. Descending from the bridge remain straght. DO NOT TAKE EXIT THAT SAYS WESTWEGO. Take the US-90 Business Route East ramp toward Gretna. Stay straight as the road becomes Westbank Expressway to the Best Western Bayou Inn. If you find yourself turned around, just give us a call at 504-304-7980 there is always a friendly voice ready to help.
Best Western Bayou Inn
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Once the main drag of New Orleans, Bourbon Street stretches across the length of the French Quarter. Known as the epicenter of the party,
Bourbon Street has been entertaining New Orleans guests and residents since the early 1700s with its wealth of entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and so much more.
Visitors flock to Upper Bourbon Street, especially during celebrations such as Mardi Gras, for famous taverns, bars and watering holes.
Spend time at some legendary Bourbon Street hangouts such as the Cat's Meow, Razzoo and Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.
A staple of the French Quarter, the French Market is a lively gathering of goods and groceries nearly two centuries old.
Neighboring the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint, the market is a stopping point along the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.
Vistiors browse through hundreds of vendor booths selling everything from souvenirs of New Orleans to fresh produce and fashion.
Stop by the New Orleans Visitor Center, the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, or stop in for coffee and Beignets at Café du Monde – all are minutes from the Market.
Harrah's New Orleans
Harrah's New Orleans also brings the streets of Crescent City inside, as you'll notice with the impressive Mardi Gras theme.
This casino houses over 2,000 slot machines and more than 90 game tables, as well as many eateries and gift shops.
Looking for a thrill during your trip to New Orleans? The Haunted History Tours of the French Quarter is your answer. Choose from ghost tours, vampire tours, and voodoo tours set in the after hours of the Vieux Carré. Tours in the Quarter meet at Rev. Zombie's Voodoo Shop.
Test your nerves by touring the dark streets of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood, and hear of the spirits of the Big Easy. Haunted History Tours stem outside of the Quarter as well, so check out Haunted Garden District Tours and Cemetery History Tours.
Stop in for lunch or dinner at Muriel's in Jackson Square – with the ideal contemporary creole menu for a taste of authentic New Orleans.
The square is truly a staple of New Orleans culture, featuring history, cuisine, music, and more around every corner.
Used as an air base until 1945, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is an international, commercial airport located in New Orleans. The airport utilizes several commercial airlines, like Southwest Airlines, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, and more.
The airport conveniently features ground transportation as well through Airport Shuttle serving the Central Business District of New Orleans. Visitors will find Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport roughly 10 miles from downtown New Orleans.
Magazine Street becomes Decatur Street once it hits the Vieux Carré, and passes Audubon Park housing the Audubon Zoo in uptown New Orleans.
The famed thoroughfare is six miles in total, featuring a great deal of shopping and sightseeing along the way – including a pass through the Lower Garden District.
The Superdome also hosts the Sugarbowl annually and the BCS National Championship every four years.
With over 72,000 seats, the Superdome is a popular choice for events needing to serve a large capacity of people. In fact, there were over 87,000 fans in attendance for the 1981 Rolling Stones concert.
From music festivals, concerts, football games, basketball games, and Monster Jams to boat shows and home and garden shows, there's plenty of action at the Superdome.
Every year in late April and early May, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, commonly referred to as Jazz Fest, lights up the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with music, food and shopping. Some of the biggest names in music frequent the event, including previous headliners like Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Ella Fitzgerald.
The festival is known for more than great tunes, however, as it features activities like shopping at the Congo Square African Marketplace and the Louisiana Folklife Village. The event is truly a cultura staple of the greater New Orleans region.
Old U.S. Mint
Listed as a National Historic Landmark and neighboring the famed French Market, the mint is currently a sector of the Louisiana State Museum, and is open to the public.
Visitors not only get to enjoy the exhibits of this cultural center, but the fact they are standing in the oldest structure that was formerly a U.S. Mint.
Visit the Old U.S. Mint from Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or the Louisiana Historical Center on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saint Louis Cathedral
This historical Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France remains the country's oldest Catholic cathedral still in use.
The Greek Revival-style cathedral is open to the public, allowing visitors the opportunity to admire the tranquil inner setting inside.
Visitors won't want to miss its scenic painted ceiling, marble altars and the painting of Saint Louis Venerating the Crown of Thorns.
Satchmo Summer Fest
One of the most prominent jazz festivals in New Orleans, the Satchmo Summer Fest commemorates the one, the only Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong.
Since 2001, Armstrong's 100th birthday, the streets of the French Quarter has filled with attendees of this beloved celebration.
Check out the exhibits, seminars, and mini-parades of the festival, then fill up on all famed creole cuisine that only New Orleans can provide.
Home to the National Basketball Association's New Orleans Pelicans since 2002, the Smoothie King Center is a multi-purpose arena located in downtown New Orleans. The arena is found ajacent to the Mercedes-Bendz Superdome.
Apart from pro hoops, the arena is home to the Tulane University basketball team and the New Orleans VooDoo, an arena football team. The arena first opened in 1999 and hosts a variety of New Orleans events, like concerts, basketball tournaments, trade shows, and wrestling events.
More Area Attractions & Services
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 0.01 mile(s) from Bayou Segnette State Park, boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, playgrounds and swimming in the wave pool. Also, an ecosystem that offers you the chance to spot plants, trees and wildlife from both swamps and marshland.
- 2.00 mile(s) from TPC of Louisiana, the regional headquarters of professional golf. Renowned championship golf course with 18 professional-level holes, meticulously maintained to the PGA TOUR¿s highest standards of operation.
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