Enjoy a stay that's as good as gold - and purple - at Courtyard Baton Rouge Acadian Centre/LSU Area. Our hotel near LSU in Baton Rouge is right off Interstate 10 and close to Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin'. The vibrant downtown area is 4 miles away with the State Capitol building, USS Kidd and LSU Art Museum all within reach. Shopaholics will appreciate being close to Mall of Louisiana and Perkins Rowe, while the abundance of mouthwatering restaurants in the area will please the palates of all travelers. After an adventure-filled day, make yourself at home in well-appointed guest rooms, featuring free Wi-Fi, ergonomic workspaces, luxurious bedding and plenty of space to spread out. Or, burn off some leftover energy in our state-of-the-art fitness center, then cool off with a dip in our sparkling outdoor pool. When it's time to refuel, head to The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect. for refreshing breakfasts and hearty dinners served right on site, as well as specialty Starbucks beverages and evening cocktails.