Located just off Interstate 10 and about a 10-minute drive from Baton Rouge's city centre, the Comfort Inn Baton Rouge is geared towards road travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a desk are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers a fitness room, a business centre, free coffee in the lobby, guest laundry, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are not permitted.
Village Square Shopping Center is about a 2-minute drive from the hotel, while Louisiana State University and Belle of Baton Rouge Casino can both be found 7 minutes away by car. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is roughly a 14-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 31, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location, rooms and breakfast.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers, who found them friendly, efficient and helpful with directions and recommendations.
Numerous guests found the hotel's location to be convenient. They described it as easy to find and close to highway access, restaurants, shopping, Blue Bayou Water Park and Tiger Stadium.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's accommodations. They found their rooms to be clean, spacious, quiet and well equipped, with comfortable beds. Some patrons were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
The hotel's breakfast was enjoyed by several travellers, who described it as fresh, fully stocked and fantastic. One guest noted, "Breakfast was nice - eggs, waffle machine, biscuit n gravy, breads, cereals, yogurt, fruit, and oatmeal".
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.
Although several reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, some guests were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn decor and towels, noisy air conditioning and in-room fridges, uncomfortable beds and some plumbing and cleaning issues.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with a 78% recommendation rate from 91 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #47 of 69 Baton Rouge hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 55 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.4 out of 10 from 13 reviews.
The author called the hotel on December 31, 2013 to verify some information.