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Our hospitality sponsors & partners provide The Louisiana Marathon® the warm beds and hot breakfasts that will be enjoyed by a great many of our runners throughout the race-weekend. These partners are crucial to The Louisiana Marathon’s success of all our runners and volunteers.



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The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) averages nearly 60 daily jet flights on the four major, network airlines (American, Delta, United, US Airways) to and from four hub airports. With a single connection, travelers can reach virtually any major destination on the globe from BTR. Through their partnerships in the three global alliances, the BTR network carriers offer even more worldwide destinations.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown is a new boutique-style,137 rooms & suites hotel in the heart of Downtown Baton Rouge’s Financial District. This chic hotel features a stylish design with bold colors, sleek patterns and modern ambience. Conveniently located in the heart of the bustling downtown district and within walking distance to a variety of exciting restaurants and bars, local attractions, businesses, the state capital and just a short drive to LSU, home of the Fighting Tigers.

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In a state where every man is a king and a hotel where the past becomes the present, the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel blends both history and elegance. The historic Heidelberg and Capitol House Hotel have been fully restored to their former state of grandeur with over $70 million in renovations and awarded a 4 Diamond rating by AAA.

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Located in the capital city of Baton Rouge, LA, Hotel Indigo Down Town offers guests the individuality of a boutique hotel with the reassurance and benefits of a big hotel group. Hotel Indigo is part of IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel company, and a member of Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program.

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Experience the new standard in hospitality when you visit Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Marriott combines southern charm, modern elegance and a culture of service that remains unparalleled. Our well trained, professional and friendly staff will be delighted to accommodate all your needs. From overnight lodging in one of our 300 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including one or two bedroom suites and private Concierge Floors boasting the best views in the city, to meetings and events in our 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Baton Rouge Marriott is your ideal location! Nestled in the heart of Baton Rouge.

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Step away from the action of the casino floor and straight into a haven of lush gardens, fabulous entertainment, and accommodations so comfortable you’ll be on Cloud 9. Our full-service hotel offers all the best amenities for our guests as well as the ideal space for meetings and events.

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Visit Baton Rouge is the go-to resource for all things Baton Rouge. Whether you are looking for a place to stay, a good meal, or a cultural event, Visit Baton Rouge has a comprehensive listing of the best ways to experience Louisiana’s capitol city.

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The Watermark, an Autograph Collection hotel in Baton Rouge conveys a look that reflects the layers of the location’s heritage expressing mildly rebellious room details and guest interaction for the independent sophisticated modern traveler. Set as an historic icon in the heart of downtown, the 1927 skyscraper portrays the city’s iconic personality and feel. Our notion of preservation though our lobby and public spaces references from the 20’s through the 60’s to today’s modern design. Art and Commerce that detail stunning murals by a local artist combine the history with today’s local fusion. The restaurant and social lounges are vibrant hubs for business travelers, unique regional destination seekers and area locals. The Watermark represents the layers of time of its origins to create a new multi-faceted expression and experience.

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Welcome Letter from BTR Director

Dear Traveler:

Thank you for your interest in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR). We average nearly 60 daily jet flights on the four major, network airlines (American, Delta, United, US Airways) to and from four hub airports. With a single connection, travelers can reach virtually any major destination on the globe from BTR. Through their partnerships in the three global alliances, the BTR network carriers offer even more worldwide destinations.

When making travel arrangements, please consider the total trip costs of driving to an alternate airport including more expensive parking, vehicle mileage costs (AAA uses 60.8 cents per mile), and the value of your time. BTR’s convenient access, terminal-front parking, and fast check-in means less time at the airport. BTR’s primary tag line, Fly Easy, says it all.

Our terminal renovation and expansion project is complete. The TSA security check point is now in the new rotunda area, providing more room and the option to open an additional line. The original rotunda area serves as a comfortable arrival court with ample room and seating. Favorable comments from passengers have referenced the openness of the new rotunda with its the floor-to-ceiling glass wall.

Seating in the rotunda includes power outlets at each seat, and there is also a charging room at the beginning of concourse A. New restrooms (including a family restroom), paint, and flooring were included in the renovation. Our renovated food court and sports lounge includes PJ’s Coffee and WOW Café: American Grill and Wingery, providing fresh food options and specialty coffees. Of course Free Wi-Fi is available at hot spots throughout the terminal.

Some of the best suggestions for enhancing our airport come from you, the traveler. Sharing your thoughts, ideas, or questions will help us serve you better. Please email us or complete our Air Talk Survey to let us know what you think. From the parking lots to passenger gates, restaurants to restrooms, we want your feedback. Rate the services and facilities used on your most recent trip.

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is an important economic catalyst in the Baton Rouge area, with hundreds of millions of dollars in direct and indirect economic impact. The Airport, however, cannot be successful without your patronage. So thanks for flying BTR!

Best Regards,
Anthony J. Marino
Director of Aviation