LocationLocated just west of the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Hotel Port Allen by Oyo provides travelers with a comfortable spot to stay near the capital city of Louisiana. Whether visiting Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge’s amazing food scene, or the historical landmarks along the beautiful Mississippi, visitors to Port Allen will find an affordable and pleasant place to rest while away from home.
Hotel Port Allen Amenities The rooms at Hotel Port Allen feature choices to accommodate solo travelers, couples, or families.
Room options include king bed, two full beds, or premium king bedrooms, which have a small table and chairs so you can enjoy some in-room dining. Smoking and non-smoking options are also available. Guests can relax in modern spaces with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, free WiFi, a seating area, and bathrooms with hair dryers. Rooms also feature mini-refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available to select at booking.
With Port Allen summer temperatures averaging in the 90s, you’ll be glad to know this hotel features a swimming pool -- perfect for cooling off on those hot Louisiana days. You’ll also find 24-hour check-in, daily housekeeping, and free and plentiful parking. There is a pleasant indoor lounge area with seating and waffle maker for guests, as well as outdoor patio tables, where guests can enjoy a picnic al fresco or just relax after a long day of sightseeing. Pets are allowed at the hotel with an additional charge. Guests also have access to laundry facilities on site.
Hotel Port Allen Nearby Attractions Just on the other side of the Mississippi River from Port Allen is Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana. From sports and history to museums and food, there’s lots to visit here.
Football is big at Louisiana State University. Catch a game and watch the Fighting Tigers on their home turf. Be prepared for loud and enthusiastic crowds: once back in 1988, a pivotal moment in the game roused the crowd of 80,000 so much that the cheer registered on LSU’s nearby seismograph as an earthquake.
Mike the Tiger is also the team’s mascot, and he has a 15,000 compound as his residence that’s a top destination for visitors here.
(Haunted) History Many of the buildings (a whopping 57) on LSU’s campus are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Old State Capitol Building is one of the most historic buildings in the state, set high above the bluffs of the Mississippi and famous for its striking Gothic architecture.
History seems to be haunted in Baton Rouge. Cottage Plantation, the former morgue, and WWII battleship the U.S.S. Kidd are all said to be haunted. Morbidly curious travelers can check it out for themselves!
Art & Culture The LSU Museum of Art is located within the Shaw Center for the Arts. The striking building is one of the most visited places in Baton Rouge and houses fourteen galleries featuring local, regional, and international art exhibits.
The Capitol Park Museum focuses on the culture, history, and industry of the state of Louisiana, including exhibits on the Civil War, slavery, and the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott.
The Louisiana Art & Science Museum houses a planetarium that’s sure to be a hit with kids and families.
While visiting Port Allen, Louisiana, travelers will love the convenient, clean, and affordable rooms at Hotel Port Allen. Plus with features like a pool and indoor lounge, guests will have everything they need while visiting the Baton Rouge area.