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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We decided to stay a little outside the city, only 15-20 min away. Not in the middle of the craziness and traffic and got free breakfast and parking. A bonus, they have free drinks during the week between 5-8. I would definitely stay here again.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Melissa, thanks for the great review! We love hearing feedback like yours, and are glad we have earned your repeat business. We look forward to serving you again upon your next trip to the Crescent City! Andrew R

Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We didn't want to pay the inflated prices of the hotels closer to downtown NOLA so we chose this place. The drive downtown was short and easy. It was close to the swamp tour we took (less than a mile!) and restaurants. The room was clean and the breakfast was hot. They provided free newspapers and a welcome bag with...

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kay, thanks for the awesome review! We strive to provide this experience to every one of our guests, and we loved reading about yours. We hope you tell your friends about us, and we can't wait to be your host again in the very near future. Thanks again! Andrew R

United States
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Friendly, comfortable, good value, convenient location. Area is fine and plenty of on-site security and visible police presence in the area for those concerned with safety. Every staff member was welcoming and willing to meet any request. Shower heads are low, so if your are over 6 ft. tall and want to shower... well this is less than comfortable.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Ryan. We're thrilled to hear that you found our staff to be so friendly and welcoming, as well as our on-site security. I've shared your feedback with them, and they loved hearing it. We're sorry to hear you found our shower heads to be a bit too low, but I would also like to mention...

Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is an older hotel in need of some updates. There is no elevator so be prepared to do the stairs. Breakfast is offered. There is the basics; Danish, cereal, toast, bagels, etc. Getting into the hotel from the east you have to do a "U" turn due to the divider in the road. The only restaurant close is the...

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gerald, thanks for taking the time to write. I'd like to mention that we have undergone full renovations in November of 2014, and we are extremely proud of the modern look and updated, contemporary feel of our property. We're glad you enjoyed our full hot breakfast. In addition to the danish and cereal you mentioned, I'd also like to...

Reviewed 7 March 2016

The check in was smooth, Desk Clerk was Extremely Helpful and Provided Excellent Service. This was my second stay at Best Western Inns, and I am Impressed, and Highly recommend for your stay in New Orleans **I also received a Military Discount without asking.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Perry, for the wonderful review! I've shared your words with our front desk staff, and they loved hearing about your experience. We appreciate your business, and look forward to hosting you again soon! Andrew R

Abbeville, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2016

If you need a place close to New Orleans without all the noise and traffic, LOOK NO MORE, Bestwestern Bayou Inn is the place to be. Friendly staff, clean rooms and awesome breakfast, in a easily accessed location right off the highway.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Jacob! We love hearing feedback like yours, as this level of service is what we strive to provide for each of our valued guests. Don't be a stranger, come back and visit us again soon! Andrew R

Mobile, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2016

everything was very clean except the chair and ottomon were not move to vacuum under and when i moved them to sit differently there was popcorn and paper underneath. the only other thing we did not like was there was no elevator.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mary, thanks for the review. I will certainly share this feedback with your director of housekeeping, so this will be addressed. My sincerest apologies for your findings. Also, even though we do not have an elevator, our staff is available 24 hours a day to assist with luggage for those staying on the 2nd floor. Thank you for your...

Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Clean hotel away from the craziness of some of the touristy areas of the city. Staff was great and very helpful. The only negative thing I experienced was the mediocre cleaning job by housekeeping. Would stay here again in the future. Oh and I almost forgot to mention the free beer and snack during the week. 👍🏾👍🏾

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jarron, thanks for taking the time to write. While we're glad you found our hotel and property to be clean, we are disappointed to hear about your housekeeping experience. Please let us know of any issues during your stay, so we can take immediate action to make your stay a perfect one. We strive to ensure each and every...

Addison, Texas
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Found hotel last minute for new orleans for sister's wedding. Nice property with friendly staff and good breakfast. 10 minutes away from french quarters and 20 minutes away from airport. Had yogurt, eggs, bacon, grits, and sausage.

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We always love to hear when our guests love our hot, complimentary breakfast served daily. Our close proximity to both downtown New Orleans and the airport only add to the value! We hope to see you again very soon. Andrew R

Reviewed 20 January 2016

We really enjoyed staying at this hotel. The front desk were very nice and helpful. The breakfast was really good. You go to other hotels and pay a lot more money and they don't serve you breakfast. Our room was very quiet and the bed were comfortable. My husband and I both agree that we will be staying at this...

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Andrew R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn, responded to this review

Hi Nekeisha, thank you for taking the time to write! We're thrilled you loved your stay, and that you found your room to be quiet and comfortable. And the hot, complimentary breakfast is my favorite part, too! Thank you again, and we look forward to serving as your host again very soon. Andrew R

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the all new BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn where our guests find a quiet alternative to the busy city hustle and bustle. Located on the Westbank of New Orleans in quaint Westwego, Louisiana, this newly renovated hotel is just within minutes of your New Orleans area destination.The BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn features 67 newly renovated spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with 32” flat screen Samsung Televisions, pillow top mattresses, upgraded bedding, microwave, refrigerator, premier cable television channels featuring HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Our guests get a great start to their day by enjoying their freshly prepared complimentary full hot “Breakfast on the Bayou” served each and every morning. Our sparkling outdoor salt water swimming pool is the perfect place to catch the southern sun or just to wind down and relax. To keep our guests feeling great and connected, our fitness studio and business center are available 24 hours a day. After a long day of shopping or meetings our guests enjoy our weekday Evening Lagniappe Huere, providing complimentary drinks, snacks and conversation, just enough to get your ready to take on tomorrow. Make it a point to join us for Margarita Monday and Wine & Cheese Wednesdays.Our guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn are less than nine miles from the many New Orleans area attractions including the Historic Vieux Carré (French Quarter), the Louisiana Children's Museum, Audubon Nature Institute featuring the Zoo, Butterfly Garden/Insectarium and Entergy IMAX Theater. Loyola University, Tulane, Xavier and LSU University campuses are just a short drive away. Enjoy the convenience of being the closest hotel to the TCP Golf Course of Louisiana, home of the Zurich Classic, and NOLA Motorsports Park, the south’s most talked about new attraction featuring the largest go kart track in the United States, both just 4 minutes from the hotel.Come stay on the bayou and experience the BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn. Our friendly team is awaiting your arrival and ready to provide you with the warmest hotel experience. You’ve tried the rest now try the Best! ... more   less 

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Address: 9008 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA 70094-3734
Region: United States > Louisiana > Westwego
Price Range: $101 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bayou Hotel Westwego
Best Western Westwego
Westwego Best Western
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“Do not stay on the side of the hotel that backs up to the convenience store. Loud music and squealing tires all night long.”
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“2nd floor not wheelchair accessable”
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“Noise level varied due to traffic.”
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“Ask for a room on the front side of the hotel away from the gas station.”
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