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1909 Main Street
Franklin, Louisiana 70538-3117
United States

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Hotel Overview

This newly refurbished Franklin, Louisiana hotel is just minutes from the Cypress Bayou Casino and the Antebellum Homes.

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Experience true Southern hospitality and sample delicious Cajun foods while staying at the Best Western Forest Inn. Located in the heart of Louisiana, this Franklin hotel offers convenient access to a variety of local shops and restaurants as well as many local attractions. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Best Western Forest Inn has it all!

This hotel offers 80 newly refurbished guest rooms and mini-suites. Each well-appointed room features a microwave, refrigerator, cable satellite television and free high-speed Internet access. Hotel amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, two gaming lounges, guest laundry, a full business center and meeting/banquet facilities to accommodate up to 300 people. The hotel also features an onsite restaurant to suit guest's dining needs.

Hotel guests can enjoy a round of golf at the nearby Atchafalaya Golf Course or spend an afternoon at the Cypress Bayou Casino, located just six miles from the hotel. Guests can also take a tour of the Bayou Swamps or visit the Chitimacha Indian Reservation. Other nearby attractions include the Oaklawn Manor and the Antebellum Homes.

The friendly staff at the Best Western Forest Inn is waiting to ensure an enjoyable and memorable stay in Franklin, Louisiana. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.

Awards

AAA Housekeeping

 

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed

Location

Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities

Hotel

  • Complimentary coffee in lobby
  • Game room - Two gaming lounges
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference services
  • Catering
  • Fax services available for a nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Business center
  • Exterior corridor

Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces

  • Sidewalks and walkways
  • Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
  • Breakfast and food counter
  • Public restrooms
  • Swimming pool

Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms

  • Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
  • Accessible toilet seat
  • Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
  • Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers

Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas

  • Accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
  • Accessible for reach food, drink, condiments and tableware

Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms

  • Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
  • Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
  • Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
  • Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
  • Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
  • Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror

Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower

  • Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
  • Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
  • Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
  • Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
  • Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose

Additional Accessibility Information

  • The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (337) 828-1810
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Room

  • Cable satellite television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Dataports
  • Two line telephone
  • Wake-up calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Room service from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Deluxe rooms available
  • Executive rooms available
  • King beds available
  • Queen beds available

Accessible Parking and Loading Zones

  • Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
  • Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area

Accessible Interior Routes

  • “House” telephones

Interior Signs and Warning Features

  • Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters

Accessible Guestrooms

  • Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
  • Accessible door hardware
  • Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
  • Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
  • Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
  • Guestrooms with two beds next to one another include a minimum of 36" between the two beds
  • Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
  • Accessible desk height and clearance
  • Accessible clothes closets

Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs

  • Transfer tub seat available

Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:

  • Television closed captioning
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Nearby Attractions

Attractions

  • 3 mile(s) from Oaklawn Manor
  • 5 mile(s) from Antebellum Homes
  • 10 mile(s) from Chitimacha Indian Reservation
  • 10 mile(s) from Bayou Swamp Tour

Dining

  • The Forest Restaurant, on premises, full service, Cajun, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Monday hours: 10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday hours: 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Nearby Cities

  • 45 mile(s) from Lafayette
  • 120 mile(s) from New Orleans

Recreation

  • 5 mile(s) from fishing
  • 6 mile(s) from Cypress Bayou Casino

Transportation

  • 42.00 mile(s) from Lafayette Municipal Airport
  • 120 mile(s) from New Orleans Airport