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The Stockade Bed & Breakfast

8860 Highland Road , Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA (Show map)
4.6
139 Reviews
$135 - $235
per night

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About

The Stockade Bed & Breakfast located on historic Highland Road in Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s State Capitol is conveniently located 4 miles from LSU. Named after the Union stockade that existed on the property during the Civil War, the property surrounded by 11 acres of land is on the National Register of Historic Places as an archeological site. Five spacious guest rooms are decorated with original Louisiana art from the proprietor’s gallery. All rooms are elegantly appointed with modern conveniences including color television, mini-refrigerators, VCR’s, coffee pots, irons & boards, hair dryers, and private baths. Full Southern breakfast is served in the dining room of lovely antiques. Three restaurants are within walking distance. Several historic properties including The Old State Capital, the Old Governor's Mansion, the USS Kid, Magnolia Mound Plantation, and the Rural Life Museum are close by.

Rooms & Rates

Garden Room

“The Garden room was indeed stunning while the rest of the house was extremely alluring. I almost felt torn between comfort laziness and exploring curiosity.” ~Vickie–Krotz Springs, Louisiana Perfect for a romantic getaway...located on the second floor, this cozy guestroom features a Queen bed and personal Jacuzzi tub along with a private balcony overlooking the back patio. Original art from artists Don Wright, Ellen O’Neal, Jonathan Sharp, and Bill Stracener, hangs in the room. A Chaise lounge chair, dresser and sitting area also add to the charm and elegance of the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Blue/Red Suite

Located on the second floor, this suite is furnished with a queen size bed in the Blue Room and offers a private balcony for relaxing. Featured artists include Patti Petersen, Don Wright, Tom Onig, and Nancy Harris. The Red Room adjoins the Blue Room and has 2 twin beds. The private bath located between the Blue Room and the Red Room creates an excellent suite - suitable for the business traveler on a per diem or a family traveling with a child. The shared bath has a tub/shower combination and double vanity.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.5

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139 Reviews

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Home Between Our Homes

5 on July 29, 2014

We travel back and forth from Alabama to Texas due to having a second home and have found Baton Rouge to be the halfway point. The last four times we have stayed at the Stockade and because of the comfort and service we have experienced, have made this our home between our homes. The location is convenient for us and the atmosphere is much preferred to the commercial options available. The owner and staff are all great and make you feel "special" by staying at the Stockade. The rooms are large, well appointed, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is always great and snacks are left in the dinning area should you desire. For LSU fans, the Stockade is located on Highland Road which goes into the campus as well as there is an exit for Highland Road off the Bridge if you are traveling from the West to East into Baton Rouge. If you are seeking a low stress place to stay, this is it. It is like being at home.


Just Lovely

5 on July 27, 2014

My daughter & I were touring LSU and The Stockade was more than conveniently located. Wished we could have stayed more than one night. Our room as beautifully comfortable & breakfast was delicious.


FANTASTIC

5 on July 19, 2014

My friend and I stayed at The Stockade for one night as a stop over on a road trip from Austin to New Orleans but wished we had been staying longer. The property was quite delightful, and our room spacious, opulent and well-stocked with anything you might need. The staff were very welcoming and helpful and Janice's breakfast was plentiful and delicious. A further plus was the property was very easy to find from the highway. We even made friends there on the back patio with whom we are still in touch... highly recommended.


Very fun place in Baton Rouge

5 on July 09, 2014

We stayed here for a weekend getaway away from the kids. Rooms are very nice and the B&B is well located next to several restaurants and shopping. Parking is onsite and ample (they have a big circular driveway with plenty of room.) There are many nice plants and pictures and it has a fun atmosphere. Breakfast was yummy. Janice took a request for french toast with fruit on the side, and it was delicious. This was the second time we stayed there and we would definitely stay again.


A Beatutiful & Peaceful Place to Stay

5 on June 23, 2014

This was my second stay at the Stockade and I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Baton Rouge. I have stayed in and loved the Welch Room, which is in the upstairs front of the house.The house and grounds are beautifully maintained. The service and food is excellent . Janice is a lovely hostess who provides a very clean and neat place to stay. The furnishings are absolutely beautiful and tasteful in each of the rooms as well as the entire house. The house contains amazing antiques and fascinating works of art. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The most important thing as well is that Janice and her home provide a peaceful haven for guests. You would never know you were in the middle of Baton Rouge and on a busy street. It is a serene and calm setting that can be enjoyed at all times of the day. I look forward to going back there to stay as soon as I can.


Relaxing!

5 on June 17, 2014

Our experience was very relaxing. The staff accomodated dietary needs. Everyone was pleasant. The bed was very comfortable, even for my bad hip. Available snacks helped out late night munchies. As an older home, its well built walls blocked out all outside noises, even road traffic. We had very pleasant conversation with the owner and other guests in the morning. I highly recommend this place.


Great Place

4.8 on June 11, 2014

This is where my fiancee and I spent our engagement night. It was everything I wanted and then some.


Friendly welcome, beautiful place to stay, good value.

3.4 on June 11, 2014

Beautiful place to stay - in a quiet road within a short driving distance of Baton Rouge's centre. Eating places within walking distance (Sammy's was good). The Stockade has a collection of interesting art, good selection of books, and interesting decoration. The baby grand piano was also a big plus point for me. Breakfast was interesting and filling.


Great place to stay

5 on June 03, 2014

Rooms were large and clean. The owner was very nice to us.


Great family gathering property

5 on May 19, 2014

We came to the Stockade B & B from Michigan with 5 people in our group for our son's graduation from LSU. We rented two rooms. It was excellent! We had four days of fun, sight seeing, and relaxation with a home atmosphere to come back to every day. Janice was excellent and attended to all our needs. The rooms were spotless and the breakfasts delicious! This was the second time we came here and we will return again. Shelly


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Location

Location Type

Louisiana State University, Airport, City, Countryside, Downtown

Airport

Baton Rouge, LA (BTR-Baton Rouge Metro Ryan Fla.) 15 miles

Directions to property:

From Airport, take I-110 south through downtown Baton Rouge. Continue on I-10 East to Baton Rouge. At exit 159, I-10 veers to the right. Continue on I-10 to exit 160 (Essen Lane). Take Essen Lane exit and turn right. Continue south on Essen Lane. Essen will change names to Staring Lane @ Perkins Road. Continue south on Staring Lane until it ends @ Highland Road (prox 3 ¾ miles). THE STOCKADE is the first driveway on the left after you turn right onto Highland Road (less than 50 yards). It is directly across from LAUREL LEA SHOPPING CENTER. The house is a large Mediterranean style with blonde brick and red tile roof.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Swamp Tours, Water Park, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Piano, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Wi-Fi Wireless Internet

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Well behaved, quiet children over age 5 are welcome
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: For all LSU home football games and special events/holidays
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's fee is required to book the room. The balance is due upon checkin.
  • Cancellations: A $25 cancellation fee is charged on all cancellations. One's night's fee is forfeited for cancellations made within 7 days prior to reservation date.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Janice DeLerno

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

1 Cat

About the innkeepers

In addition to being an innkeeper, Janice is also an art dealer and former restaurateur. She also likes to travel and collect local art and antiques. Listening to live musical performances ranging from jazz to symphony is another one of her interests.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full breakfast in room rate.

  • Time Served: 7:00 - 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Sammy's Grill across the street, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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