We are only 4 miles from the home of the LSU Fighting Tigers, 2003 National Football Champions. We are 12 miles from the campus of the Southern University Jaguars, 2003 SWAC National Champions. The Hampton Inn I-10 & College Drive is only 4 miles away from the booming downtown area which hosts an array of activities such as the Argosy Casino and Casino Rouge, the USS Kidd Naval Museum, Catfish Town, the Planetarium, The Roux House Blues Bar, an exciting nightlife, and many local and international fare restaurants. You'll also find the River Center of Baton Rouge, the State Capitol, and the Historic Government District. There are many restaurants in the immediate area with that ''Cajun'' flavor such as Boutin's, Mike Anderson's, Phil's Oyster Bar, Parrain's, and Mansur's on the Boulevard.