Some festival favorite hotels are listed below in order of their distance from the festival site.

Hampton Inn & Suites - 0.3

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center (the official hotel of the 2017 Louisiana Book Festival) - 0.5 miles

Hotel Indigo - 0.5 miles

Baton Rouge Marriott - 4.8 miles

Springhill Suites Baton Rouge - 6.1 miles

For other hotel and motel options in the Baton Rouge area, search here.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites

Within two blocks of the festival site, Hampton Inn & Suites offers amenities including free high speed internet, in-room refrigerator and microwave, and a clean and fresh Hampton bed®. Catch up with work in thier business center or make the most of your leisure time with a workout in the expanded fitness center.

Booking Website
Special Festival Rate: $130 + tax per night
Cut Off Date: Friday, October 6, 2017

For reservations by phone, call 225.382.2100 and ask for the Louisiana Book Festival Rate.

Hilton Capitol Center

The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
A Historical Hotel of America

Within easy walking distance of the festival and located on the site of the old Capitol House and Heidelberg hotels, this facility offers 290 elegantly appointed guest rooms, one upscale restaurant, a 3rd floor pool deck overlooking the Mississippi River, 20,000 square feet of meeting space with two river view ballrooms, a day spa and valet parking.

Booking website
Special Festival Rate: $129 + tax per night
Cut Off Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

For reservations by phone, call 1-800-955-6962 and ask for the Louisiana Book Festival Rate or give them the code FVL.

Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge

Imagine a 100% smoke free sophisticated boutique hotel, whose focus is delivering guest peace, serenity and renewal. Quite deliberately the Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown Riverfront has been designed as an oasis for travelers who yearn for an escape from the common hotel, but still desire the convenience of the upscale, casual Bistro and a 24 hour fitness center.

Visit Hotel Indigo online.

Baton Rouge Marriott

Conveniently located at I-10 and College Drive near the I-10/I-12 split. Easily accessed by car, and only a nine minute drive down I-10 from the festival site. Shopping, dining, and nightlife are all within walking distance.

Visit the Marriott Baton Rouge online.

Springhill Suites Baton Rouge

If you are looking for a great hotel in Baton Rouge, you will love the amenities and location of the SpringHill Suites Baton Rouge North/Airport hotel. Our all-suite Baton Rouge, LA hotel is next to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and just minutes from LSU and Tiger Stadium. A very easy 9 minute drive to the Louisiana Book Festival site, we're also close to Exxon Mobil, Shaw Center for the Arts and the Baton Rouge Zoo, as well as the Mall of Louisiana, Southern University, & LSU. Getting around is easy; take our free shuttle anywhere within five miles of our hotel - including the airport.

Visit Springhill Suites online.



Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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