Welcome to the Best Western Plus Chalmette! Our guests enjoy our unique quiet location, we are just an 8 mile drive to the French Quarter of New Orleans and minutes from the city's dining and nightlife. No matter what brings you to Chalmette, whether it's a peaceful escape or you want to enjoy everything the region has to offer, we are your Best Choice! We are located in the middle of St. Bernard Parish, known for the annual Crawfish Festival, Chalmette Battle Field, Fishing and Birding. Chalmette also has plenty of dining and shopping options should you want to stay close to the hotel.
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Our Chalmette hotel has 65 nicely appointed spacious guest rooms and suites all equipped with wired and wireless Internet, microwaves, refrigerators, and 42" televisions. The hotel has an outdoor seasonal pool as well as a Fitness Center, Board Room and Business Center. We provide all of our guests a complimentary American Breakfast with hot Belgian Waffles served in our Lobby daily as well as complimentary parking.
We welcome business travelers from around the area including Exxon, Valero, NASA, Folgers, Domino Sugar and Jackson Barracks. We are located just minutes from each location and provide a true Southern Hospitality experience to all of our travelers.
If your travels bring you to Chalmette whether for business or leisure we are delighted you have given us the opportunity to serve you and to realize why Best Western is the world's largest hotel chain.
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, breakfast meat, waffles, yogurt, juice and coffee.
Outdoor pool Heated Pool Currently closed
Exercise facility, open from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
24-hour front desk
Guest laundry, open midnight to 11:00 p.m., nominal fee
Express check in
Express check out
Late check out, Based upon availability
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
Business center, 24-hours
Hearing impaired services
Physically challenged facilities
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces
Sidewalks and walkways
Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
Lobby check-in counter
Breakfast and food counter
Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms
Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
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
Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24-hour news station in guest room.
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Easy chair, desk chair
Accessible Parking and Loading Zones
Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area
Accessible Interior Routes
Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
Doors to all interior routes
There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
Passenger elevator equipped with audible tones/bells or verbal annunciators that designate the passage of floors and designate the direction of the elevator called - one tone for "up" and two tones for "down”
Passenger elevator equipped with TTY system
Interior Signs and Warning Features
Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms
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
Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long
Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:
Television closed captioning
Visual fire alarm system
Visual smoke alarm device
Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
2.00 mile(s) from Murphy Oil Corporation, has been a steady producer of petroleum products for half a century.
2.00 mile(s) from Exxon Mobil Refinery, in Chalmette is a private company categorized under Chemicals Manufacturers. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of over $1 billion and employs a staff of approximately 500 to 999.
2.00 mile(s) from Gulf South Pipeline, pipe lining & coating, pipe line contractors, pipe line companies, gas companies
2.00 mile(s) from AmeriGas, the nation's largest propane company, serving over 1.3 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and motor fuel propane customers in nearly 50 states.
2.00 mile(s) from Ferrellgas
7.00 mile(s) from Canal Barge Company, manages barge fleets owned by other companies; operates a barge terminal in Joliet, Illinois; and offers logistics services.
8.00 mile(s) from Boh Bros Construction, providing asphalt and concrete paving, mechanical and industrial piping, marine construction, highway and railroad construction, equipment sales, and excavation and site preparation in nine states.
8.00 mile(s) from Energy Partners Ltd, the independent explorer and producer focuses on the deep and shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Coast.
8.00 mile(s) from Entergy Corporation, the integrated utility holding company's subsidiaries distribute electricity to more than 2.7 million customers in four southern states (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) and provide natural gas to 191,000 customers in Louisiana.
8.00 mile(s) from Entergy New Orleans Inc, the regulated utility, a subsidiary of Entergy, distributes electricity to 131,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers and natural gas to 86,000 customers in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
8.00 mile(s) from McMoRan Exploration Company., the company owns or has stakes in more than 350 oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore Louisiana and Texas covering about 970,000 gross acres.
8.00 mile(s) from Pan American, the company sells such products as individual and group life and health insurance, disability insurance, and investment products in the US, Puerto Rico, and its main focus of six Latin American countries.
8.00 mile(s) from Port Of New Orleans, one of the busiest US ports, the Port of New Orleans handles export cargo such as grain and steel that arrives via the US inland waterway system. The port also is served by six major railroads.
8.00 mile(s) from Tidewater Incorporated, the company's fleet of 370-plus vessels provides oil and gas exploration, field development, and production support.
1.00 mile(s) from Chalmette Cinema, movie theater
8.37 mile(s) from French Quarter, Bourbon Street, ghost tours, antiquing, live entertainment.
11.20 mile(s) from Insectarium, Audubon 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.
11.30 mile(s) from Louisiana Superdome, the story of the Louisiana Superdome is a remarkable one. As the site of many landmark historic events, it was born during the first great era of domed stadiums in the 1970s but is the only one from the era that remains viable. What is even more extraordinary is that the completely renovated stadium today stands as one of the top 10 nationally, yet the cost to modernize it was a fraction of building a new facility.
11.80 mile(s) from Audubon Aquarium, the world-renown Audubon Aquarium is home to fish and sea life of all kinds - and visitors can get up close, eye-to-eye if you please, with some of the most fascinating creatures of the ocean. The Caribbean Reef tunnel, for example, is 30 feet long and allows the visitor a view of the Caribbean sea life viewed only by divers. The new Seahorses Gallery showcases these beautiful creatures as they swim gracefully between the grasses in their home and glide through the water. Remember, only the MALE seahorses give birth.
12.00 mile(s) from New Orleans Arena, the premier destination for top-rated concerts and events in the Gulf South.
15.20 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.
22.50 mile(s) from Pontchartrain Center, a multi-purpose center for mid-size trade shows and conventions, only minutes from downtown New Orleans.
23.38 mile(s) from Alero Center, the premier New Orleans venue for small to medium size trade shows, conventions.
0.20 mile(s) from Armond's Eatery, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, what a pleasant surprise! It's typical of the type of restaurant you find in St. Bernard, small, no frills, nice people and great food. It's a mix between seafood and Italian dishes.
2.00 mile(s) from Cafe Roma, fast food, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, our pizzas are made using only the highest quality ingredients. We make our own dough daily and use only 100% real mozzarella cheese. Our crust is hand tossed and topped to your specifications.
2.00 mile(s) from Brewsters, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, with prices going up everywhere it's hard to pass up a good steak dinner for a few bucks. The steaks are consistently good and cooked right. The salads are huge and fresh. I love their loaded potato and they have the best burger.
2.00 mile(s) from IHOP, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, the food service was quick, our waitress was super nice. I was very pleased with the service and experience. I've been to this location a few times and have always had a good time.
2.00 mile(s) from Rocky & Carlo's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Rocky & Carlo's, Inc. was formed in 1965. Two Italian families from Alcamo, Sicily came to the United States to make homes and a business. Their knowledge of authentic Italian recipes from Sicily, Italy became famous.
2.00 mile(s) from China Moon, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, best Chinese food ever and I am not kidding you. Everything there is made fresh and service is good even though it's not a fancy restaurant. The owner works back there so you know the food has got to be good. Try the general tsau chicken, mandarin chicken, and their kung bo shrimp. If you get anything fried, the batter is light so no worries. No MSG upon request. Lunch is like $7 and dinner is like $9.
2.00 mile(s) from Wendys, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
2.00 mile(s) from Munchies, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, the food is delicious, and the portions are immense. For burritos, tacos, nachos, and the like, they offer ground beef, steak, carnitas, and chicken. I've tried all but the chicken and recommend them all.
2.00 mile(s) from Par Three Diner, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Par 3 Diner has the best steaks in town ... period!!! I have eaten steaks at many restaurants, but none have the juicy, succulent taste of the steaks prepared by this restaurant.
2.00 mile(s) from WoW Cafe Wingery, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, World of Wings and so much more! Wraps, salads, tenders, fajitas, quesadillas, ribs, red beans and rice, Texas Toast burgers.
8.95 mile(s) from Dillard University, experienced and respected faculty creates a rich learning environment, preparing students for a bright and successful future. Discover the possibilities of a Dillard education.
11.91 mile(s) from Xavier University, College of Pharmacy
12.58 mile(s) from Loyola University, is a Jesuit university offering undergraduate courses.
12.80 mile(s) from Tulane University, a selective private research university founded in 1834 in New Orleans, is a leader in scholarly initiatives and public service.
14.68 mile(s) from Delgado Community College, founded in 1921, it is Louisiana's oldest and largest community college and serves students throughout a ten parish region.
16.46 mile(s) from Our Lady of Holy Cross, OLHCC is a private Catholic institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana offering academic programs for undergraduates, graduates.
16.99 mile(s) from University of New Orleans, College of Sciences
6.00 mile(s) from New Orleans
14.60 mile(s) from Metairie
16.50 mile(s) from Harvey
21.60 mile(s) from Kenner
27.40 mile(s) from Slidell
0.05 mile(s) from Winn Dixie, grocery store
1.00 mile(s) from Walmart®, retail store
1.00 mile(s) from Park Plaza, shopping center
1.00 mile(s) from Paris Road Shopping, shopping mall
1.00 mile(s) from Authentic Denim, clothing store
1.60 mile(s) from Kmart Plaza, shopping center
2.00 mile(s) from Stage Stores, department store
7.84 mile(s) from French Market, in the French Quarter, shopping for beads, masks, fresh fruit and vegetables
13.40 mile(s) from Riverwalk Marketplace, near the French Quarter and connected to the Convention Center, Riverwalk is the home of 140 stores and restaurants.
15.00 mile(s) from Family Dollar Store, discount store
22.00 mile(s) from Louis Armstrong International Airport
96.00 mile(s) from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport