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BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel

2601 Severn Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002-5934
Phone: 504/888-9500   |   Fax: 504/889-5793   |   156 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel!

When looking for a hotel in Metairie, LA, choose one that's known for southern hospitality and spacious, cool rooms at an affordable price.

Our Metairie hotel is a short drive to New Orleans and the French Quarter. However, guests can still get away from it all and don't have to stay in the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether you're here for Mardi Gras, a swamp tour or to visit the stunning plantations, everything is nearby. Our friendly staff knows the true meaning of southern hospitality and is happy to provide you with recommendations.

We offer full-service catering at our Metairie, LA hotel, perfect for guests holding a special event at the property. With free parking and a great location with proximity to New Orleans, we're a favorite for weddings, reunions, meetings, receptions and parties. The local festivals like the Jazz Fest and French Quarter Fest draw a lot of guests to our hotel, and we're happy to accommodate groups.

Whether you're here for an event at the Superdome or for Harrah's Casino, there's something for everyone near our Metairie hotel. The Audubon Zoo and Aquarium of Americas, the Lake Side Mall, and our location one block from the parade route make us a popular pick for many out of towners.

Business travelers enjoy the convenience of our Metairie hotel, too. A few frequent guests are employees of Huntington Ingalls, New Orleans Port and the oil and gas industry. The 4th Marines military base is also nearby, and many service men and women choose to stay with us while visiting the region. We're located off Interstate 10, and the airport is just seven miles away. Our all interior rooms are spacious, quiet and cool for your comfort.

Reserve your upcoming stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel and enjoy an unbeatable location!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Outdoor pool, heated, seasonal
  • Steam room
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Treadmill
  • Multilingual staff
  • Guest laundry coin operated machines
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Garage parking
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities, currently under renovation
  • Banquet facilities, currently under renovation
  • Photocopy services
  • Catering
  • Conference services, currently under renovation
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Interior corridor
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Ballroom, 8820 square feet
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free high-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel

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Conveniently located, the best western plus landmark hotel in Metairie, 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: 29.999785  /  Latitude: -90.158755

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel is seven miles from downtown New Orleans.

From: Interstate 10. Take Exit 228 (Causeway Boulevard North) to Veterans Boulevard. Drive west to Severn Avenue, and then turn left. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel is just ahead.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel

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

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. 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.

Shopping is yet another attraction of this well-known stretch of road. Stop in at tourist shops or restaurants featuring local Creole and Cajun cuisine. After the party, head to the Best Western hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans for some well-deserved sleep.

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. 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. The French Market also hosts a number of festivities, so check the calendar for when you're in town, and check into the Best Western hotel in the French Quarter.

Harrah's New Orleans

Settled in the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans, Harrah's New Orleans is the casino of the Big Easy. 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 also brings the streets of Crescent City inside, as you'll notice with the impressive Mardi Gras theme.

Harrah's New Orleans gives visitors convenient access to nearby attractions, including the French Quarter with its famed Bourbon Street and French Market. Harrah's also neighbors a Best Western hotel in downtown New Orleans, so hit a few tables, then hit the sack.

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 - less than a mile south from the Best Western hotel in the French Quarter.

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

A National Historic Landmark since 1960, Jackson Square has been an icon of the French Quarter and central New Orleans for two centuries. This open-air courtyard is home to artists, shops, eateries and street performers all ready to impress. 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. This historic structure allows guests to choose from the bistro, the balcony, the courtyard bar and the séance area for you mystery fans. After dinner, check in to one of two Best Western hotels in the French Quarter, and enjoy the rest of your stay in New Orleans.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport began as Moisant Field, named after John Bevins Moisant, a pioneer in the aviation industry. It was used as a Air Base until 1945, at the end of World War II. This 1,360-acre airport offered commercial flights beginning in 1946, on its four runways. By 1960, the airport added a terminal, two concourses and changed the named to New Orleans International Airport. In 2001, the airport was renamed to honor the native-born musician, Louis Armstrong's, 100th birthday.

When Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast in 2005, the airport provided relief and shelter to more than 30,000 people. The airport serves as the main airport for New Orleans, on its several commercial airlines. The free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal, baggage storage, business center and advance baggage check-in, are added conveniences for airport travelers. Those looking for comfortable accommodations near the airport, will find a wonderful selection of Best Western hotels throughout New Orleans.

Magazine Street

A major avenue in of 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 past Audubon Park housing Audubon Zoo in uptown New Orleans.

Enjoy your time along Magazine Street and the many area attractions. Rest comfortably with Best Western hotels while visiting New Orleans, where you'll find convenient access to the must-sees of the Quarter.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The Louisiana Superdome is the largest fixed dome sports and exhibition facility in the world. Located in New Orleans, the Superdome is home to the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League and the Tulane University football team. The Superdome also hosts the Sugarbowl annually and the BCS National Championship every four years. Sports fans - schedule your trip to attend Super Bowl XLVII in February 2013, at the Superdome.

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. Enjoy a peaceful night's rest with Best Western hotels, while visiting New Orleans.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Jazz up your trip to New Orleans. Since 1970, 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. Taking place the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May, previous headliners have included Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Ella Fitzgerald.

Have fun in New Orleans, as you browse through the crafts of artisans from around the world, or sample the treats of local creole cuisine. With a multitude of Best Western hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan areas, you won't have a far drive after the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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. Guests may also check out the Louisiana Historical Center on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. After exploring this important structure, check into the nearby Best Western hotel in the French Quarter during your stay in New Orleans.

Saint Louis Cathedral

While in the lively city of New Orleans, include plenty of time for touring some of the well-known landmarks. One such landmark in Jackson Square, is the beautiful Saint Louis Cathedral, an icon of the French Quarter. Constructed in the early 1700s, this historical Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France, remains the country's oldest Catholic cathedral still in use. Although rebuilt and remodeled throughout the years, it is continually being restored to ensure the cathedral will last for many more years to come.

This Greek Revival style cathedral is open to the public, allowing visitors the opportunity to admire the tranquil inner setting inside. Be sure to view its scenic painted ceiling, marble altars and the painting of Saint Louis Venerating the Crown of Thorns.

While at the cathedral, browse the selection of rosaries, statues and various religious items available in the two gift shops or enjoy a self-guided tour of the neighboring Old Ursuline Convent. Once you're done strolling the grounds, check into the nearby Best Western hotel, within walking distance of Saint Louis Cathedral, for an enjoyable night's rest. Schedule plenty of time for touring the vibrant French Quarter area of New Orleans.

Satchmo Summer Fest

One of the most prominent jazz festivals in New Orleans, and even the world, 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. Check into one of many Best Western hotels in New Orleans, and make sure you attend all three days of the Satchmo Summer Fest.

Smoothie King Center

The Smoothie King Center, located next to the Louisiana Superdome, in downtown New Orleans, has been home to the National Basketball Association's New Orleans Pelicans, since 2002. The Tulane University basketball team and the New Orleans VooDoo, an arena football team, also play their games in the arena. The arena first opened in 1999 and hosts a variety of concerts, basketball tournaments, trade shows and wrestling events.

The Arena seats from 16,000 to 19,000 attendees, depending on the set-up. The arena's luxury suites feature a furnished private parlor, flat-screen TV, bar, refrigerator and ice maker. Consider renting one for a special occasion at the next event. Several area Best Western hotels offer comfortable lodging and excellent guest services. Enjoy your time in New Orleans.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.20 mile(s) from Mardi Gras Parades
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Theater, at Clearview Mall
  • 3.00 mile(s) from New Orleans Museum of Art
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Treasure Chest Casino, a beautiful riverboat casino with many activities throughout the year
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Superdome
  • 7.00 mile(s) from New Orleans Arena
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Zephyr Baseball Field
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Children's Museum
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Historical French Quarter, buggy rides, world famous restaurants, river boat cruises, Jackson Square, Aquarium of the Americas and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • 8.00 mile(s) from National World War II Museum
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Audubon Aquarium of the Americas/Entergy IMAX® Theatre
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Audubon Zoo
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Lakeside Shopping Mall, over 100 stores, game room, food court.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 7.00 mile(s) from New Orleans
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Avondale/Westbank
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Baton Rouge
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Grand Isle
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Northrop Grumman
  • 8.00 mile(s) from 4th Marine Force Reserve Base
  • 5.50 mile(s) from University of New Orleans
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Tulane University
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Loyola University
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Xavier University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Steam room
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Lake Pontchartrain, sail boating, water skiing, fishing
  • 6.00 mile(s) from New Orleans Zephyrs, AAA Baseball
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Rivertown's Children's Castle
  • 10.00 mile(s) from TPC Louisiana Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • The Grotto Café, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN PLUS Landmark Hotel

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 Metairie. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

January 2014

November 23, 2013 – November 22, 2014
Historic Saturday Tours by Creole PubCrawl

Take a guided tour to historic NOLA locations and be regaled by the stories of the city between stops to enjoy signature cocktails at iconic gastropubs along the way. Every Saturday through November.

August 2014

August 8, 2014
Red Dress Run Don your pretty little red dress and join in on this fun annual run/crawl through the fabulous French Quarter. The fun continues after the run with a party in Louis Armstrong Park. This 21 and over event begins at 9 a.m. with last minute registration and that first cocktail.

September 2014

September 12, 2014
Scales and Ales The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas fills with live music, food, and drinks for this adults-only event at 7 p.m.

October 2014

October 17, 2014
Boo at the Zoo

Enjoy trick-or-treating along with a scary haunted house at the Audubon Zoo as it fills with treats and scares for the kiddos. There will even be a non-scary haunted house for those that don’t like to be scared. The spooks begin at 5 p.m.

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