Air Travel & Car Rental Information
Airline reservations can be booked through Conlin Travel at 734-477-6046 or 800-936-1587. Pleaes indicate your travel is for the Winter 2012 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs meeting in Baton Rouge, LA.
5% Discount flying into/out of either Baton Rouge (BTR) or New Orleans (MSY). Discount can be booked on-line at www.aa.com/group for AA/AE flights only. Use the following AA.com Promotion Code 2912BV. Travel dates eligible for discounts are January 19, 2021 through January 29, 2012
Delta offers a 10% discount on premium fares from Hub and Non-hub markets. For full and non restricted fares there is a 7% discount from non-hub markets, and a 5% discount from Hub markets. On Discounted and restricted fares there is a 5% discount from non-hub markets and 2% discount from Hub markets. Hub markets include Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City. This discount does not apply to fares that are less than $125 base one way or $250 base round trip
NOTE: There is no hotel shuttle service
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) - Hotel direction: 12 miles SE - Driving directions
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) - Hotel direction: 60 miles W - Driving directions
Note: MSY may offer cheaper, non-stop flights although be aware that you are 60 miles away from the Marriott Baton Rouge and will need either a car (complimentary parking at hotel) or an expensive taxi ride (approx $165.00 USD one way). The downtown area of Baton Rouge is located approx 5 miles from the hotel but below is list of restaurants, shops, and attractions located within walking distance of hotel
Full list of regional/international airports serving Baton Rouge
Car Rentals: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and New Orleans International Airport
Hotel Parking: Complimentary onsite parking
Taxi: Estimated taxi fare from BTR $25.00 USD (one way)/from MSY $165.00 USD (one way) - Yellow Cab 225-926-6400
Bus Station: Greyhound 3 miles N
Train Station: Amtrak 30 miles E
Attached is the transportation schedule (subject to change) between the Marriott Baton Rouge and the C.B. Pennington Jr. Building, PBRC. If you are staying at the nearby Best Western please take the short walk over to the Marriott to pick up the bus.
Housing: Block Information
Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Reservations: 1800MARRIOTT or Online mentioning Joint Techs
This hotel has a smoke free policy
The Marriott room block is now full. There are still a few rooms available but not at the discounted rate. We have however negotiated a rate of $97.00 (plus applicable taxes) at the nearby Best Western Plus Richmond Inn & Suites, 5668 Hilton Avenue, Baton Rouge. The Best Western is located on the same cul-de-sac as the Marriott just 0.12 miles away so easy walking distance. To make your reservation, please call the hotel directly at 225-924-6500 and ask for the Joint Techs discounted rate.
Conveniently located at I-10 and College Drive near the I-10/I-12 split. Easily accessed by car, and only a 15 min ride from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. Shopping, dining, and nightlife are all within a short walk. The downtown area of Baton Rouge is located approx 5 miles from the hotel. Onsite hotel parking is complimentary. There is NO hotel shuttle service. Guestroom amenities include high speed internet access (wired and wireless included in your room rate), in-room entertainment, airconditioning, alarm clock, coffee/tea maker, individual climate control, hairdryer, and two phones with two telephone lines. Fitness & recreation includes fitness center with cardio equipment, free weights, outdoor pool (towels provided), and whirlpool.
Block Name: Please reference ‘Joint Techs’ when making your reservation.
Block Dates: Friday January 20 through and including Thursday January 26, 2012
Block Rate: $97.00 (Run of House). Room rate includes complimentary internet access in guest rooms. Guest rooms are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%) in effect at time of check-in
Block Cut-Off Date: Wednesday January 4, 2012Reservations Method: Reservations can be made online here or by calling 1800MARRIOTT and requesting the 'Joint Techs' rate.
Check-in: 3:00pm Check-out: 12:00pm
Cancellation Policy: Guests are responsible for their own room charges, tax, and incidental charges. When reservations are made, the hotel will require a credit card to guarantee the reservation. Reservations may be canceled up to 6PM on the day of arrival.
Hotel Restaurants and Lounges
Cafe Acadian (Cajun): a favorite among Cajun restaurants in Baton Rouge, Cafe Acadian serves Creole style regional fare. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Lobby Bar (Creole): a great place to unwind over your favorite beverage, enjoy the expansive drink menu and light dining options. Open for dinner (dress casual).
Restaurants, shops, and attractions within walking distance of hotel
Map of Greater Baton Rouge including attraction and interactive map of downtown Baton Rouge
Visit Baton Rouge
Experience the Flavor of Baton Rouge
Dining Near the Baton Rouge Marriott