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The Stockade Bed & Breakfast

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

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

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First Visit to Baton Rouge

4.8 on March 25, 2014

On our recent visit to Baton Rouge we stayed at this beautiful inn. We were welcomed by Janice with a glass of wine and a tour of the property, including the Nature trail around the grounds. A refrigerator of cold drinks outside our room was a welcome perk. We enjoyed meeting the other guests at the family-style gourmet breakfast offered each morning. The inn is beautifully appointed, very comfortable and clean; the staff very welcoming. A gem!

The Garden Room

5 on March 13, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights at The Stockade and couldn't have been more pleased. Janice was warm and cheerful as we arrived and helpful throughout our stay with her. Her suggestions for dinner out were wonderful. Our room was beautiful and relaxing - just what we needed. Breakfast was so good we never got around to eating lunch. We are hoping to get back to stay with Janice again.

Two Mainers in Baton Rouge

5 on March 07, 2014

My husband travelled on business all his life and stayed in some very nice B&B's in New England. The Rex Room at the Stockade was the most spacious accomodation he has ever been in. We loved the room, the windows, the outside patio, everything. The owner and her staff are so enjoyable and the breakfast is outstanding. The inn is conveniently located to good resatuarants,the highway and about 20 mins from the airport. It is a must!

Just beautiful, relaxing, and a great get away even for locals!

5 on March 06, 2014

A great steal! Enjoyed a night away from our own lives! Beautifully appointed, welcoming, and comfortable... Even made the usually cold weather for this time of year seem warm!

Janice exceeded our expectations!

5 on February 25, 2014

We decided to have a last minute romantic get-way together before returning to the realities of life! My husband had just returned from a 9 day trip to Panama, and we were on our way back from New Orleans. We found the Stockade, and we are so glad that we did. We reserved the Blue Room. It is so beautiful and comfortable. The view is gorgeous! We definitely recommend the Stockade for a much needed escape!

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Location Type

Louisiana State University, Airport, City, Countryside, Downtown


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, Water Park, Swamp Tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo, Bird watching, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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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  • 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.



Janice DeLerno

Languages spoken


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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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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8860 Highland Road , Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA (Show map)

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