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BEST WESTERN PLUS Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge

2683 Energy Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2627
Phone: 225/924-6500   |   Fax: 225/924-3074   |   141 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

With Louisiana State University nearby, our Baton Rouge hotel is a favorite for visiting students, faculty and staff.

While the central city location makes us stand out, it's the southern hospitality at our Louisiana State University hotel that guests especially enjoy. Our proximity to the highway and the I-10 and I-12 split makes us a prime location for business travelers and those looking for quick commutes during their stay. Whether you are headed to a meeting or a plantation tour, it's quick to get there from our property.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana is already known for hospitality, but we go above and beyond. Enjoy complimentary high-speed wireless Internet in each guest room, and a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet every morning featuring your breakfast favorites. A buffet of hot waffles, biscuits, gravy, fruits, pastries, cereal, yogurt and 100% Arabica coffee ensure your day is off to a great start.

Our pet-friendly hotel has spacious rooms and suites available to accommodate families or those who just want a little more space with their four-legged friend. Numerous plantations surround our Baton Rouge hotel, and a tour is the perfect way to explore the culture and history of the area. The downtown area is full of excitement, with the Bayou Country Superfest® during Memorial Day weekend, a local favorite. The Blue Bayou, Dixie Landin and BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo are also popular.

We specialize in extended stays at our Baton Rouge hotel, perfect for business travelers with Lamar Advertising, Clean Harbors®, Entergy® or Synergy® Home Health. Suites are more like small apartments, so business travelers with PreSonus Audio Electronic, Inc., Southern Financial Exchange, Ben E. Keith® and First National Bankers Bank® feel right at home. FEMA workers are often here for weeks, and the sport court, fitness center and business center make long stays more enjoyable.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Bar/Cocktail lounge Our lobby lounge is open daily from 4:00pm-11:00pm. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres are available from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
  • Outdoor parking
  • 100% non-smoking
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of biscuits, gravy, bacon or sausage, grits, oatmeal with toppings, scrambled eggs, breakfast burrito station, waffle station, bread selection, pastries, assorted muffins, bagels w/toppings, cereals, yogurt, fresh fruit, milk, juices, and coffee
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool Open year round from 6:00am-10:00pm
  • Basketball, Sportcourt®, complimentary rental equipment
  • Tennis courts, Sportcourt®, complimentary rental equipment
  • Volleyball, Sportcourt®, complimentary rental equipment
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour Two elliptical machines, two treadmills, two types of bikes, stair climber, free weights, two flat screen televisions with HD channels, cold water, towels
  • Stair stepper 1
  • Treadmill two
  • Weight lifting equipment, free weights
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside services You can enjoy a drink from our Lobby Lounge while the pool is open beginning at 4:00pm or relax by our fire pit in cooler weather.
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Express check out
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Safe deposit box
  • Hot tub Hot Tub open year round from 6:00am-10:00pm
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities Audubon
  • Catering
  • Conference services
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Business center, Two computer workstations with laserjet printers. One is a PC and the other a MAC
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Dataports
  • Conference facilities, Boardroom
  • Pharmacy Several over the counter medicines and first aid items are available
  • Convenience store/Sundry candy, chips, ice cream, soft drinks, heatable meals, seasonal items, pet friendly items, sundry items
  • Air-conditioning
  • Stationary bike 2
  • Interior corridor
  • Cable television on premises, cable
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Fax machine
  • Sunbathing Outdoor Pool and Hot Tub with lounge chairs
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phone, door knock, bed shaker for alarm and knocker
  • Physically challenged facilities pool lift
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Gift shop or newsstand complimentary USA Today and Wallstreet Journal
  • Free parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

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Longitude: 30.423563  /  Latitude: -91.131857


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 10 Eastbound. Take Exit 158, College Drive Exit. Turn left on College Drive to Corporate Boulevard, turn right on Corporate Boulevard then right to Energy Drive then right on Energy Drive and travel 0.50 block to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge on your left.

From: Interstate 10 Westbound. Take Exit 158, College Drive Exit. Turn right on College Drive to Corporate Boulevard, turn right on Corporate Drive then right to Energy Drive then right on Energy Drive and travel 0.50 block to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge on your left.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge

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

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Opened in 2006, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is found in the Louisiana Plantation Country just west of Baton Rouge. The area covers over 14 parishes, featuring a variety of Cajun cultural sites and excellent things to do.

The area runs from Baton Rouge to Alexandria and back down through Lafayette. Visitors will find plenty of outdoor recreation, culture, history, and must-sees throughout the heritage area. Over 14 tours are offered of the heritage area, including the Cajun Christmas Tour, Historic Downtown Plaquemine, Creole Heritage Tour, and more.

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, located north of Baton Rouge, began as the Harding Army Air Field. During World War II, the United States Army Air Force used the Air Field for supplies and as a place to perform maintenance on the aircraft. The Air Field was also used as a training base for fighter pilots. Many pilots who trained at the base, later made aviation history.

The 1,250-acre airport, featuring three runways, is used for general aviation, commercial flights and military use. Travelers starting their journey from Baton Rouge, have the option to fly to Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Memphis and Charlotte, via four commercial airlines. Enjoy exploring the Plantation region of Louisiana after a good night's rest in a comfortable Best Western guest room .

Briarwood Golf Club

Book a tee time soon and play 18 holes at the Briarwood Golf Club in Baton Rouge, a top destination for golfers visiting Plantation Country in Louisiana. Keep your drives low and straight as you play through the par 72 course. With a max length of 6,879 yards from the back tees, you'll find just the challenge you seek.

Opened in 1963, Briarwood Golf Club was designed by Anderson & Williams, and it features a slope rating of 121, with a course rating of 71.2. You'll find Briarwood Golf Club just off the Airline Highway 61, south of downtown Baton Rouge. Make the most of your next visit to Baton Rouge with an exemplary golf experience. 

Louisiana State Capitol Building

The Louisiana State Capital Building, completed in 1932, is the tallest capital building in America. The 450-foot, 34-story limestone building was constructed by recommendation of Huey Long, who became governor during its completion.

After the completion, he was fatally wounded in the building and is buried and memorialized in the Capitol Gardens.

Each state name is etched in the steps leading to the main entrance, in order of admittance to the Union. The Observation Deck on the 27th floor offers excellent views of Baton Rouge.

This National Historic Landmark is a must-see while visiting the capital city of Baton Rouge. Rest comfortably in the Capital City, at one of the convenient Best Western hotels throughout the plantation region of Louisiana.

Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University, located in Baton Rouge, was founded in 1853 along the Mississippi River. LSU has the largest student population of all of the higher education institutions in Louisiana with 21,000 students. Louisiana's State University's athletic teams are in the Southeastern Conference, and the Fightin' Tigers football team has won three national championship titles.

The university is comprised of eighteen colleges and schools, including the School of Nursing, Education, Engineering, Music & Dramatic Arts, School of Agriculture and School of Medicine. While visiting the plantation region of Louisiana, rest comfortably with Best Western hotels.

Southern University and A&M College

Located in Louisiana’s historic Plantation Country, Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge is a public, four-year institution. The flagship university offers over 44 bachelor degrees, 24 master's, and six doctoral.

The 512-acre campus features academic buildings like John C. Cade Library, J.S. Clark Administration Building, Rodney G. Higgins Hall for Social Science, and much more. Athletics are ever-present, featuring the Southern Jaguars and Lady Jaguars competing in numerous NCAA Division I programs in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5.77 mile(s) from Tiger Stadium, Home of 2003, 2007 College Football Champions
  • 4.47 mile(s) from Louisiana State Capitol, filled with the history of Louisiana politics
  • 7.70 mile(s) from L'Auberge Casino, Nearly 1,500 slot machines and 50 game tables.
  • 4.63 mile(s) from Belle of B.R. Casino, More than 850 slot machines and 6 game tables
  • 5.76 mile(s) from Hollywood Casino
  • 9.64 mile(s) from Blue Bayou Waterpark, Not just a waterpark, Blue Bayou includes Dixie Landin featuring rides, rollercoasters, and live concerts.
  • 4.74 mile(s) from USS Kidd World War II U.S, America's only destroyer restored from the WWII era
  • 5 mile(s) from Magnolia Mound Plantation, This French Creole house was constructed in 1791.
  • 12.17 mile(s) from Bass Pro Shops, This outdoor world is 75 acres featuring a 163,000 square foot store.
  • 22.45 mile(s) from Cabelas, 165,000 square foot retail store featuring a museum quality animal display in their natural habitat.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from River Road Plantations, a 50-mile trace of 8 historic homes along the Mississippi River
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Towne Center at Cedar Lod, Towne Center and Cedar Lodge Shopping Center, Within 1.6 Miles, Restaurants and Shopping
  • .1 mile(s) from Citiplace Shopping Center, Barnes and Noble, Citiplace Theater, restaurants, and more
  • 4.96 mile(s) from Mall of Louisiana, over 70 stores and restaurants
  • 12.74 mile(s) from Denham Springs Antique Ma, Antique Mall
  • 4.43 mile(s) from Circa 1857, Antiques and local art, cafe
  • 1.52 mile(s) from Whole Foods Market, High quality organic and specialty items
  • 1.85 mile(s) from Trader Joe's, Innovative, hard-to-find, great tasting foods.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Walmart Supercenter
  • 4.40 mile(s) from Costco, Wholesale warehouse

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.21 mile(s) from Port Allen
  • 11.97 mile(s) from Denham Springs
  • 19.14 mile(s) from Walker
  • 21 mile(s) from Gonzales
  • 14 mile(s) from Central
  • 18.42 mile(s) from Watson
  • 17.37 mile(s) from Plaquemine
  • 18.54 mile(s) from Zachary
  • 43.48 mile(s) from Hammond
  • 70.00 mile(s) from New Orleans
  • 70 mile(s) from Metairie
  • 59.44 mile(s) from Lafayette
  • 35.00 mile(s) from St. Francsville
  • 28 mile(s) from White Castle
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Lamar
  • 1.00 mile(s) from State Farm®
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Shaw®
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Amedisys®
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Dow® Chemical
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Exxon
  • 8.00 mile(s) from H&E Equipment Services®
  • 4.75 mile(s) from Albemarle®
  • 11.75 mile(s) from Coca® Cola Bottling
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Louisiana State Universit, LSU- Louisiana State University
  • 2.65 mile(s) from Baton Rouge Community Col, BRCC-Baton Rouge Community College
  • 10.76 mile(s) from Southern University, Southern University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.7 mile(s) from Webb Park Golf Course, 18 holes, practice green
  • 3.31 mile(s) from Historic City Park Golf, 9 holes, practice green
  • 4.86 mile(s) from BREC Howell Park Golf, 18 holes, 2 practice greens
  • 11.10 mile(s) from Santa Maria Golf Course, 18 holes, driving range, 3 practice greens, Champions Grill
  • 25.02 mile(s) from Pelican Point Golf Club, Selected by Golf Digest as on the of the Best Places to Play, 18 holes, 5 sets of tees
  • 25.12 mile(s) from Beaver Creek Golf Course, 18 holes, lighted driving range, 2 practice greens
  • 8.50 mile(s) from Highland Road Disc Golf, 2 courses
  • 2.88 mile(s) from Independence Tennis Park
  • 3.32 mile(s) from Perkins Rd Community Park, BMX track, rock climbing wall, skate park
  • 8.33 mile(s) from Highland Rd Tennis Center
  • 3.31 mile(s) from Raising Cane's Dog Park

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Mansur's On The Boulevard, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Creole, fine dining
  • Adjacent to On The Border®, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining, casual
  • 0.27 mile(s) from Another Broken Egg, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, Breakfast, brunch, lunch
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Hooter's®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Melting Pot®, full service, American, open for: dinner, Fondue, fine dining
  • 0.96 mile(s) from Great Wall, bar/lounge, Chinese,oOpen for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Ruth's Chris® Steakhouse, full service, Steak House, open for: dinner, Fine dining
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Chili's®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Ninfas, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Gino's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: dinner, Fine dining
  • 1.21 mile(s) from Carrabba's Italian Grill, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Italian, family dining
  • 1.50 mile(s) from TJ Ribs, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Barbecue, family dining
  • 1.59 mile(s) from Zea Rotisserie & Grill, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, Local
  • 1.67 mile(s) from Bonefish® Grill, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 1.67 mile(s) from PF Chang's® Chinese Bistro, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining
  • 1.71 mile(s) from Fleming's® Steakhouse, full service, American, open for: dinner, Steakhouse
  • 1.72 mile(s) from Juban's, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, Creole, fine dining
  • 1.91 mile(s) from ACME Oyster House®, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Local food, family dining
  • 1.93 mile(s) from Galatoire's Bistro, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, Creole, fine dining

BEST WESTERN PLUS Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge

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