OverviewLocated just off Interstate 12 and about an 18-minute drive from Baton Rouge's city centre, the Quality Suites Baton Rouge is popular with road travellers who require a well-priced hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and rooms with a microwave and mini-fridge.
This non-smoking hotel has 63 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one king or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a jetted tub and a sitting area with a sofabed are also available.
The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness room, a business centre, meeting/conference space, guest laundry, vending machines, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Up to two pets per room, weighing up to 50 lbs each, are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per night. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
Several fast food restaurants are within an 10-minute walk of the hotel, including Taco Bell, Wendy's and Subway. O'Neal Plaza Shopping Center can be found roughly 6 minutes away by car and BlueBayou Waterpark is about a 20-minute drive south of the hotel. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is a 25-minute drive northwestward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 2 pets/room permitted for $10/pet/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 19, 2013)
The majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, value, breakfast and rooms.
The hotel's staff were praised by numerous guests, who found them to be courteous, friendly, accommodating and competent.
Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's value, describing the rates as exceptional, very good, inexpensive and reasonable. Guests also felt the free Wi-Fi and free breakfast contributed to the hotel's overall value.
Several patrons complimented the hotel's breakfast, describing it as great, fresh, excellent and fabulous. One lodger commented that there was a huge selection of items, including, "eggs, sausage, waffles, fresh fruit, muffins and an assort[ment] of breads".
The hotel's rooms were also praised by several reviewers, who described them as clean, quiet, spacious and well equipped, with comfortable beds and good Wi-Fi.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the location and noise transfer.
While the majority of reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the highway, a few guests had complaints about the location. They found it to be a little too far from Baton Rouge's downtown area.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a couple of guests, who reported noise from guests in adjacent rooms and noisy in-room air-conditioning units.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with an 85% recommendation rate from 72 reviews.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #10 out of 67 Baton Rouge hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 71 reviews.Hotels.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.7 out of 5 from 39 reviews.The author called the hotel on June 19, 2013 to verify some information.