Here, in this little corner of the American South, where European traditions blend with Caribbean influences, the history is as colorful as the local architecture; the food is the stuff of legend. Haitian and African Creoles developed an exotic, spicy cuisine and were instrumental in creating Jazz and Zydeco.

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Host Hotel – Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

201 Lafayette Street
 – 6 Blocks from the Start/Finish
Ask for “Louisiana Marathon” room block

Group Code:LM1
Saturday Night Only – 
Includes 3:00pm Late Checkout Sunday
Grab & Go Breakfast at 5 AM for Registered Runners (Sunday Only)
Rate $199 to $239
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Group Code:LM2
Two Nights Stay or More – 
Includes 3:00pm late Checkout Sunday
Grab & Go Breakfast at 5 AM for Registered Runners (Sunday Only)
Rates $149 to $189
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The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center offers the most amenities to runners of the LA Marathon! Prime location, affordable rates, extended checkouts, 4 star service, & all of this while being in the center of all the action!Enjoy the historic surroundings of the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel. Located downtown less than five minutes to the Louisiana State Capitol and 3 miles from Louisiana State University. Take the complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and within a five-mile radius of our Baton Rouge, LA hotel. Breathe easy in our smoke-free environment.

Hotel Indigo

200 Convention Street
 – 6 Blocks from the Start/Finish

Two night minimum, Saturday arrivals will require a two night minimum. 
Stay includes a Grab N Go Breakfast on Saturday, Sunday & Monday.
Code: LM5
$149 per night
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225.343.1515 // 877.270.1392

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Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge-Downtown Riverfront offers each guest a blend of modern contemporary living with the best in traditional hospitality.  Our hotel consists of 93 smoke free guest rooms, each with flat screen, high definition televisions, coffee maker, spa inspired showers. [Pet Friendly]
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Hampton Inn & Suites 
Baton Rouge Downtown

462 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 1/2 blocks to Start/Finish
Code: LAM
Group: 2015 Louisiana Marathon
Rates $164 to $184 per night
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Belle of Baton Rouge

102 France St.Baton Rouge, LA 70802
.9 miles or 13 blocks to Start/Finish

Code: LAA15A
$129 – 149/Night
(Includes complimentary Grab ‘N Go breakfast, free wireless internet and self parking)
(800) 266-2692
 // 225.242.2600

Ask for “Louisiana Marathon” room block

Located in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, our hotel is the ideal location to spend the night and experience everything this fine city has to offer. We are just steps away from the Baton Rouge River Center, the beautiful and scenic Mississippi River, enriching museums and the delectable restaurants featuring the best in Louisiana cuisine.
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Additional Hotel Partners

Crown Plaza

4728 Constitution AvenueBaton Rouge, LA 708084
.86 Miles (8 Minutes) to Start/Finish
Shuttle Service TBD

Rate $115 (and up)
Includes “Grab and Go” breakfast, complimentary parking, free wifi.

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport


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Named by French explorer Iberville 300 years ago for the “red stick” along a Mississippi River bluff, Baton Rouge has been shaped by a variety of cultural and environmental influences.Today, Baton Rouge’s rich cultural tradition can be seen in our unique attractions, heard in our Zydeco, Blues and Cajun music, and tasted in our blend of Creole, African-American, French and Spanish cuisine. Baton Rouge is truly the center of Louisiana’s cultural excitement with more than 225 reasons to stick around!

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Welcome to Lafayette – the heart of Cajun Country and the cultural center of Louisiana’s heritage. Here you’ll discover the rich history of our French, Spanish and Caribbean ancestors. There’s something for everyone, so prepare to be enlightened, educated and most of all entertained. To learn more, click Lafayette Travel and Like Facebook/LafayetteTravel or Follow @lafayettetravel.


Tropical in climate, lush in setting, exotic in architecture and sensual in atmosphere, New Orleans is a worldly, yet richly creative environment like no other. Here, we not only appreciate and support our cultural legacy, we celebrate it in every way we can. It’s no wonder that the city has been — and continues to be — a favorite muse for an incredible legacy of artists, artisans, performers, musicians, writers and chefs.To learn more, click below.New Orleans Convention Visitors Bureau



The Official Car Rental Partner of The Louisiana MarathonGet 5% off when you use the special offer code: CID# L141865 – based on rentals originating at any Southern Louisiana Enterprise location including MSY, Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, and BTR, Baton Rouge Metro Regional Airport.Make your trip to Louisiana and the running festival more accessible and affordable by renting from ENTERPRISE, the Official Car Rental Partner of The Louisiana Marathon. Book Your Car Rental >>

At Enterprise Rent-A-Car, we are proud to be the official rental car company of the running festival, and we are committed to taking care of our customers, our employees and the communities we serve. We call it “The Enterprise Way” and this has been the foundation for our growth and success for more than five decades.   |  facebook | twitter




Run Two Races in Two Weeks in Two Great Louisiana CitiesThis year The Louisiana Marathon is happy to partner with Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon to offer runners a full week in Louisiana racing in two great cities: Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Run Louisiana Marathon and Half Marathon and Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon! Earn both events’ finisher medals and The Louisiana Double Down Medal.

  • Louisiana Marathon and Half Marathon // Baton Rouge – January 18, 2015
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon // New Orleans – January 25, 2015

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