BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites

107 Duo Drive, Hammond, LA 70403-6131
Phone: 985/419-2001   |   Fax: 985/419-8001   |   62 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites!

A number of our Hammond hotel guests are in town for a special event at Southeastern University, like graduation, homecoming and sporting events.

However, other guests are here for the annual Strawberry Festival, Yogi Bear Park, or to check out the shopping at Hammond Square Mall. North Oaks Hospital is also close, and some of our Hammond hotel guests are here to visit a loved one or to see a specific physician. No matter why you're in the region, depend on us to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Our location, with close proximity to the highway, is why many guests choose to stay with us. We make you feel right at home with a free breakfast featuring sizzling waffles, an array of cereals and yogurts, fruits, pastries and chilled juices or 100% Arabica coffee. Getting started on the right foot is important for a successful business trip or vacation.

If you're here for a sporting event, whether at Southeastern University or at a youth league, we welcome teams and fans alike. Youth sports teams often have tournaments nearby, and a free breakfast is just what every up and coming athlete needs. The Special Olympics, Renaissance Festival and Hammond Square Mall recreational activities all bring guests to our Hammond hotel.

Global Wildlife is another big draw, and it's a great family destination. However, if you're here for work, what you need are spacious accommodations and luxury bedding for a great night's sleep. Many of our Hammond hotel guests are employees of North Oaks Hospital, the Wal-Mart distribution center, Shell Company or they're here for military training. Enjoy a peaceful stay with short commutes to the area's most popular businesses and destinations.

Book a clean, comfortable stay at BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites for a relaxing vacation! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary full breakfast, hot southern breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Fax services, incoming complimentary & outgoing-nominal fee
  • Exterior corridor
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour, free
  • Stair stepper
  • Treadmill
  • Universal Gym
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting room available
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed wireless Internet access throughout
  • Full, daily housekeeping provided

BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western hammond inn & suites in Hammond, 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: 30.480545  /  Latitude: -90.455415


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 55. Take Exit 29A to Interstate 12. Take Exit 40, and the BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites will be located behind Taco BellĀ®.

From: Interstate 12. Take Exit 40. The BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites is located behind the Taco BellĀ®.

BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites

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

Bogue Chitto State Park

Opened in 2010, Bogue Chitto State Park covers an area of 1,786 acres in southeastern Louisiana – just north of the New Orleans metropolitan area near Hammond. Found in Plantation Country, the park is located along Louisiana State Highway 25.

Bogue Chitto State Park features 14 miles of horseback riding trails and seven miles of hiking trails – plus fishing, swimming, and boating. Explore Frickes Cave, let the kids loose on the water playground, and enjoy one of the many picnic spots.

Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street

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.

French Market

French Market

French Market

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

Harrah's New Orleans

Settled on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans, Harrah's New Orleans is a renowned casino in the Big Easy.

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.

Harrah's New Orleans gives visitors convenient access to nearby attractions, including the French Quarter with its famed Bourbon Street and French Market.

Haunted History Tours

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.

Jackson Square

Jackson Square

Jackson Square

A National Historic Landmark since 1960, Jackson Square has been an icon of the French Quarter and central New Orleans for two centuries.

Named after President Andrew Jackson, visitors may admire the likeness of President Jackson on horseback, or visit the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo Museum, and the Presbytère Museum.

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.

Magazine Street

Magazine Street

Magazine Street

A major avenue in New Orleans, Magazine Street follows the Mississippi River through the central part of the city and the French Quarter.

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.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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

Old U.S. Mint

Old U.S. Mint

Set on the edge of the French Quarter, the Old U.S. Mint, otherwise known as the New Orleans Mint, was first established in the mid 19th century.

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.

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival

Ponchatoula Strawberries

Held in annually in mid-April, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is a member of the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals and is hosted at various locations throughout downtown Ponchatoula.

It has been as staple of local flair and fun in Plantation Country for more than 40 years.

Specific must-see events at the festival include the Strawberry Eating Contest, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Parade, and the Strawberry Strut One Mile Fun Run, 5K, and 10K.

The community of Ponchatoula is just south of Hammond along Interstate 55.

Saint Louis Cathedral

St. Louis Cathedral

Saint Louis Cathedral

Constructed in the early 1700s, the Saint Louis Cathedral is a historic landmark located in New Orleans' French Quarter.

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

Satchmo Summer Fest

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.

Hosted at the Old U.S. Mint neighboring the French Market, the Satchmo Summer Fest is three days of hot food, and even hotter jazz.

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.

Southeastern Louisiana University

Located in Hammond, Southeastern Louisiana University is a public, four-year institution in the New Orleans metro area. The university houses 71 associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree programs – accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Southeastern Lions and Lady Lions compete at the NCAA Division I level in the Southland Conference with 16 varsity teams. The campus features many sites, like the McGehee Hall, named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Tickfaw State Park

Located in Livingston Parish, Tickfaw State Park is set in southeastern Louisiana’s Plantation Country – just northwest of New Orleans near Hammond. Set on 1,200 acres, the park is operated by the Louisiana Office of State Parks, and was established in 1999.

Tickfaw State Park features bird watching and wildlife viewing, plus a nature center and picnic areas. Visitors may canoe on the Tickfaw River, try boardwalk walking paths through the swamp, and biking along designated paths.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2 mile(s) from Columbia Theatre, Fanfare
  • 5 mile(s) from Ponchatoula City, antique city
  • 25 mile(s) from Global Wildlife Center, tour of safari camp
  • 50 mile(s) from Audubon Zoo, Zoological Gardens
  • 50 mile(s) from Aquarium of Americas, aquarium, I-Max Theater
  • 0 mile(s) from Hammond Square shopping mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 1.5 mile(s) from boating
  • 1.5 mile(s) from fitness center
  • 1.5 mile(s) from playground
  • 1.5 mile(s) from tennis, racquetball and volleyball courts
  • 5 mile(s) from golf and fishing
  • 40 mile(s) from casino gambling

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Olive Garden, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Adjacent to Taco Bell, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday thru Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Across the street from Santa Fe, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from El Tapatio, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mexican Restaurant
  • 4 mile(s) from Don's Seafood/Steaks, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • .25 mile(s) from Ryan's Family Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday thru Thursday and 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • .25 mile(s) from Wendy's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
  • .25 mile(s) from McDonald's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
  • .25 mile(s) from Burger King, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
  • 1 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • .5 mile(s) from China Garden, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 to 9:30 p.m.
  • 1 mile(s) from Cuco's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday and 11:00 to 8:30 Sunday, Mexican/American
  • 2 mile(s) from Trey Yuen, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 5 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Hammond Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Hammond. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2016

September 3 - November 19, 2016
2016 Tierce: Artists of Louisiana Francophone Cultures

A wonderful cultural exhibit held at the Alexandria Museum of Art for over two months. Be sure to check it out during your visit.

October 2016

October 28 - November 5, 2016
2016 Greater Baton Rouge State Fair

Over 10 days of family-fun, entertainment food, and so much more, all at the Airline Highway Park Fairgrounds in Baton Rouge. 

October 22-30, 2016
2016 Boo at the Zoo

The Baton Rouge Zoo is set to host over week of fun, Halloween-themed events and festivities. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes and enjoy a wile trick or treat experience.

November 2016

November 5 - December 10, 2016
2016 Louisiana Renaissance Festival

Discover the Renaissance Village in Hammond this winter, as stage and street entertainers, countless costumed vendors, and other special events and festivites entertainment.

December 2016

December 31, 2016
2016 Red Stick Revelry - Family Event

A family-friendly New Years event held at North Boulevard Town Square in Baton Rouge. Bring the whole family.

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