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Relax at the Best Western Bayou Inn where you will find a quiet and friendly alternative to the busy New Orleans scene while still being only minutes away from the fun. Our Happy Hour is Back Monday through Thursday You will find guest room amenities in this contemporary hotel in Westwego, LA that are designed for your comfort, including luxurious pillow top beds, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, flat-screen TVs, desks and Jacuzzi® tubs in our large spa rooms. Breakfast is back every morning, the perfect way to start your day.

Free high-speed internet is available in every room and throughout the eco-friendly hotel. After a long day, take a rejuvenating swim in our outdoor pool, or break a sweat in our fitness room. Other perks to staying in our 100% smoke-free hotel include free parking, guest laundry and access to our car charging stations. Business travelers have access to our business center, as well as our convenient proximity to corporate training centers.

From the hotel, you are within minutes of any New Orleans area destination. The hotel is adjacent to or within walking distance of numerous restaurants, as well as events at the Alario Event Center, races at NOLA Motorsports Park and games at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Pop next door to see a Loyola University Baseball game at Segnette Field, enjoy visiting Bayou Segnette State Park, test your golf skills at TPC Louisiana, or take one of the Louisiana swamp tours. Visit the National World War II Museum, the Aquarium of the Americas and investigate the sights, sounds and festivals of the famous French Quarter.

Book your room at the Best Western Bayou Inn today and enjoy updated accommodations, superb service and a great location all at an affordable rate. Complimentary Happy Hour with Drinks and Appetizers from 5PM-7PM Monday through Thursday.

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Pet Policy
Pets not accepted
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 4.00 mile(s) from West Jefferson Memorial Hospital


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Alario Event Center, Located directly across the street from the Hotel the Alario Center, designated to be a multi-purpose facility and sports center, has become the hub of social and cultural activity on the West Bank of the mighty Mississippi River. The 2,200-seat Main Arena plays host to events from basketball and boxing to consumer shows and graduations. The center is a joint venture between the State of Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, and Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District (LSED). We are proud to be a neighbor and partner of the Alario Center.
  • 2.5 mile(s) from TPC Louisiana-Golf, Located 3 miles from the Best Western Bayou Inn, our Hotel is the closest Hotel to TPC Louisiana. TPC is an award-winning championship golf course that is open to the public to enjoy. TPC Louisiana serves as the home of the PGA TOUR’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans and hosts many other events throughout the year. TPC Louisiana was once named “the #4 best upscale public golf course” by Golf Digest magazine. Unparalleled golf is just the start of what makes your TPC Louisiana golf experience so extraordinary. As our guest, you’re invited to take advantage of all the services and amenities we offer: •PGA TOUR standard services and amenities in our Clubhouse •Elegant dining at our noted TPC Grill Restaurant •Professional golf instruction •State-of-the art golf shop •Event hosting and planning
  • 2.50 mile(s) from NOLA Motorsports Park, Just 3 miles from the Hotel, you can experience life in the fast lane at NOLA Motorsports. Built to international safety standards and offers a premium facility that is within the New Orleans metro area. It is accessible to a wide range of motorsports enthusiasts. Also featuring the LARGEST go kart track in the U.S., open to the public.
  • 11.00 mile(s) from French Quarter, Also known as the Vieux Carre, is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. While the area is still referred to as the Vieux Carré by some, it is more commonly known as the French Quarter today, or simply "The Quarter." The district as a whole is a National Historic Landmark, and contains numerous individual historic buildings.
  • 12.45 mile(s) from Smoothie King Center, Located on the threshold of one of America’s most exciting cities, the Smoothie King Center is the largest state-of-the-art venue of its size in the region. Adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and situated on the 55-acre campus of the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District, the Smoothie King Center has been a catalyst for live entertainment development in the area. As home of the New Orleans Pelicans, the Smoothie King Center has helped to anchor the sports complex and provide enhanced event programming and opportunities for the City and State. In addition to playing host to some of the world’s largest musical acts, the Center has hosted several collegiate basketball events.
  • .5 mile(s) from Bayou Segnette Sate Park, Located 2 miles from the Hotel, Segnette State Park offers the best of everything. A multitude of recreational opportunities awaits visitors of all ages -- boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, playgrounds and, of course, swimming in the wave pool, as well as an ecosystem that offers you the chance to spot plants, trees and wildlife from both swamps and marshland. Bayou Segnette Wave Pool: $10 per adult (over 48”) per day; $8 per child (under 48”) per day. Maximum Capacity of Wave Pool is 400 people (dependent upon lifeguard staffing), on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • .01 mile(s) from Segnette Field, Located 2 miles from the Best Western Bayou Inn, this outstanding venue for baseball features grandstand seating for 650 (under a cantilevered roof with unobstructed sight lines), a professional sound system, Scoreboard and AAA-quality field lights. In February 2003, Segnette Field became the new home for Loyola University Baseball, the ballpark's first permanent home team.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Louisiana Swamp Tours, Experience Bayou Country the right way! A visit isn't complete until you've seen a gator or two. Enjoy a New Orleans high-speed Air boat Tours, relaxing pontoon talking tour, Plantation, or Post Katrina tours. All tours can be arranged once you arrive at the hotel. The Ultimate Swamp Tour is located less than 2 miles from the Hotel with courtesy shuttle to/from the Hotel daily.
  • 1 mile(s) from Westwego Seafood Market, Visit this local Seafood Market year round and for the best and freshest seafood around. Where else can you see and take pictures of the shrimp boats as they come in and chat with locals?
  • 11.50 mile(s) from Audubon Zoo, Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, hands-on animal encounters and lush gardens. Unique natural habitat exhibits such as the award-winning Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase the relationship between people and nature. Don't miss the sea lion and elephant presentations; highly endangered whooping cranes, Amur leopards and orangutans; our white tiger; and our mysterious white alligators. Audubon Zoo is often ranked among the country's best for innovation and entertainment value!
  • 12.41 mile(s) from Aquarium of the Americas, Located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter, they immerse you in an underwater world. The colors of a Caribbean reef come alive in our walk-through tunnel, while our penguins and Southern sea otters enchant you with their antics. Touch a sting ray, feed a parakeet, and marvel at our gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays in the 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit. Watch for sea turtles throughout the Aquarium¿as coordinator of the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program, we prepare many of them for release to the wild.
  • 12.41 mile(s) from Audubon Nature Institute, Featuring the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, located in the U.S. Custom House on Canal Street, encourages you to use all five senses as you explore North America's largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. You'll discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet and along the way, you'll be shrunk to bug size, wander through a mysterious Louisiana swamp, join the active audience of an awards show for bugs, by bugs, and be captivated by thousands of butterflies in an Asian garden. Voted A top museum for you and your kids.
  • 11.73 mile(s) from Morial Convention Center, Located just 11 miles away along the Mississippi River, The Ernest Morial Convention Center hosts trade-shows and conventions that attract out-of-state visitors to the area. Easily accessible via car, uber or taxi to/from the Hotel.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Zephyr Field, Come cheer on the New Orleans Zephyrs Located in Metarie, LA this is a 10,000 seat baseball park home to the minor leauge New Orleans Zephyrs. The Zephyrs play in the Pacific Coast League and are the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Boomtown Casino, The largest riverboat casino in Southeast Louisiana featuring over 1,500 slots and video poker games, 30 table games on the first floor, and is open 24 hours a day. Come play where the locals play.
  • 11.41 mile(s) from Entergy IMAX® Theater, Home to the "Largest IMAX® screen in the Gulf South." They combine the visual power of a five-and-a-half story screen with dynamic sound to put you in the middle of the action.
  • 13.62 mile(s) from National World War II Mus, Make this a stop along in your New Orleans experience, Relive and learn the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world, why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. A definite must see for all ages!


  • Adjacent to Brothers C-Store, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Enjoy a Louisiana tradition, Brothers Gas Stations and Food Marts are well known throughout the greater New Orleans area for their convenient offerings and you guessed it, fried chicken. While you can get your convenience items and gas their deli serves a variety of items, such as fried fish, chicken strips, meat pies and shish kabobs. Local favorites include jambalaya, hamburgers and red beans & rice 24-hours a day.
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Westbank Grill, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Owner Sam and his team are well known for down home service and wonderful food. With the only charcoal grill in the city, be sure to check out the grilled shrimp or chicken. Featuring daily specials and delivery to the hotel, WestBank Grill has become a team favorite.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from NOLA Seafood, cafe, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, From Po-Boy's to fried catfish to shrimp plates NOLA Seafood has you covered, through in a meat pie and you're doin good ma'baby. This is the closest cajun food money can buy.
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Huddle House®, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24/7 serving breakfast, lunch and dinner all the time, the Huddle House® is sure to satisfy your anytime craving.
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Mo's Pizza, cafe, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, A true west bank staple, Mo's Pizza has been serving up the largest pizzas for over 12 years along with other fine Italian pizzeria food. It's a great place to take a team, or family, nothing fancy about Mo's but it's local and they know their pizza.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Mosca's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: dinner, this famous supperclub in Avondale, hasnt changed a wink in 57 years --and still produces some of the finest meals ever served. The chicken a la Grande, is widely considered to be most luscious chicken dish around. The pineapple fluff, tart and homemade cheesecake is sinfully delicious as well. Be prepared to make reservations, (504)436-9942 ,or you might be waiting several hours to get your table. Closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Burger King®, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from McDonalds®, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from KFC®-Taco Bell®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Sonic® Drive-In, bar/lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Wendy's®, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Popeyes Chicken & Biscuit, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Ruth's Seafood, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, if you are in the mood for local favorites, like gumbo and seafood, this is the place for you.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Pitre's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, famous for crab balls, seafood and chicken gumbo. Also try their homemade deserts that include sugar-free bread pudding.


  • 10.3 mile(s) from Xavier University of Loui, (XULA)located in the Gert Town section of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college with the distinction of being the only historically black Roman Catholic institution of higher education.
  • 10.75 mile(s) from Loyola University, New Orleans is a private, co-educational and Jesuit university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Originally established as Loyola College in 1904, the institution was chartered as a university in 1912.
  • 6 mile(s) from Holy Cross College, is a high school and middle school founded in 1849 by the Congregation of Holy Cross in New Orleans, Louisiana. The main founder of Holy Cross is Blessed Father Basil Moreau, who was just recently beatified.
  • 18.00 mile(s) from University of New Orleans, often referred to locally as UNO, is a medium-sized public urban university located on the New Orleans Lakefront within New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Nearby Cities

  • 11.00 mile(s) from New Orleans
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Marrero
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Avondale
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Gretna/Waggaman
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Harahan
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Harvey
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Elmwood, Just a quick jump over the Huey P. Long Bridge, Elmwood/Harahan is full of shopping and restaurants and more. Also a large industrial park.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Kenner, Home of the Louis Armstrong International Airport.
  • 7 mile(s) from Historic Gretna, Gretna was settled in 1836, originally as Mechanicsham, growing with a station on the Mississippi River for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Texas and Pacific Railway, and Southern Pacific Railroad.
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Terrytown
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Metarie, Metairie is the first suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana, located on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain between the cities of New Orleans and Kenner.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Jean Lafitte, The name “Barataria” first appeared on French maps in 1729 and means dishonesty at sea. In 1808, brothers Jean and Pierre Lafitte organized a group of smugglers and privateers and set up shop.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Lulling
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Belle Chase
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Norco
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Hahnville
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Destrehan
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Boutte
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Chalmette
  • 20.00 mile(s) from LaPlace
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Houma


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Bayou Segnette State Park, boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, playgrounds and swimming in the wave pool. Also, an ecosystem that offers you the chance to spot plants, trees and wildlife from both swamps and marshland.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from TPC of Louisiana, the regional headquarters of professional golf. Renowned championship golf course with 18 professional-level holes, meticulously maintained to the PGA TOUR¿s highest standards of operation.


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Westwego Seafood Market, an open market where you can get fresh seafood from the fisherman.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Oakwood Center, The Westbanks shopping mall located in Gretna. Featuring Dillards, JC Penny and Dicks Sporting Goods. A variety of restaurants as well in the food court including Bucca De Bepo.
  • 11.00 mile(s) from The Shops at Canal Place, A true shoppers paradise on Canal Street in Downtown New Orleans. The mall contains a Saks Fifth Avenue, The Theatres at Canal Place, food court and approximately 45 high-end retailers including Anthropologie, Brooks Brothers, Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co,and Morton's The Steakhouse. www.theshopsatcanalplace.com
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Lakeside Shopping Mall, featuring over 120 stores and boutiques with tax free shopping for International visitors. www.lakesideshopping.com


  • 12.00 mile(s) from Greyhound bus lines
  • 9.20 mile(s) from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Amtrak train station
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Ryan Field