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Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel

October 06, 2011 11:44 ET

Highly-Anticipated Baton Rouge Luxury Hotel Opens for Business on October 10

Marriott Is Proud to Announce the Opening of Its First Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge, LA

BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwire - Oct 6, 2011) - Marriott proudly awaits the opening of the highly anticipated Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel located at 7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard in the heart of the Bluebonnet Corridor.

Premier among luxury hotels in Baton Rouge, the new 256-room Renaissance hotel marks the first suburban construction of a full-service hotel in Baton Rouge in more than 20 years. The 12-story, high-rise luxury hotel, just minutes from LSU campus and Mall of Louisiana, shifts the paradigm for lodging and special events in Baton Rouge and the region.

Guests to the new Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel will delight in its design-forward interiors alive with irresistibly inviting details at every turn, such as interpretations of Louisiana artwork by world-renowned artist, CC Lockwood. They will revel in discovering the fresh twists on the region's flavors, charm and culture, leaving no doubt that they've arrived at a truly one-of-a-kind place.

The 206,000 square-foot Baton Rouge hotel offers a fully equipped fitness center, a courtyard-style outdoor pool that includes a lounging deck and nearby fire and water features, and 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space which features a 7,500 sq. ft. ballroom and 8 large meeting rooms. It includes VIP Club Level rooms and luxury hotel suites that feature upscale amenities and sweeping views of Baton Rouge.

The 256 exquisitely appointed guest rooms, including 63 luxury hotel suites, are furnished with king or double queen beds, flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations and Aveda bathroom amenities. The Concierge Club Level offers 28 spacious guest rooms with dramatic views and access to a private concierge lounge, plush bathrobes and slippers. The accommodations provide room service, valet parking, on-site parking, high-speed Internet access in all guestrooms and a top-of-the-line business center. Baton Rouge, Louisiana lodging will never be the same.

As one of the most anticipated eateries in Baton Rouge, Tallulah joins a growing number of restaurants on Bluebonnet Boulevard. Guests will savor the flavors of Louisiana when they dine in Tallulah. This casual upscale restaurant named for the town of Tallulah, Louisiana will serve notable, indigenous cuisine from around Louisiana, while featuring house-crafted menu items that interpret local flavors in fresh and unique ways. Tallulah will be unlike any other Baton Rouge restaurant experience. Chef Andy Papson, the hotel's Executive Chef, oversees the culinary operations of the new Renaissance hotel, as well as Tallulah.

"We are creating a one-of-a-kind Renaissance experience that engages the senses the moment you walk through our entrance doors," says Peter Dunn, General Manager. "Our 4-diamond amenities, our charismatic staff and our surrounding community beckon guests to see, taste and experience all that Renaissance has to offer."

The Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel is developed and owned by Baton Rouge-based Wampold Companies and managed by Memphis-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning, full-service hotel management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry.

To book reservations call 225-215-7000 or book online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/btrbb-renaissance-baton-rouge-hotel/.

About the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
As one of the top Baton Rouge, Louisiana hotels near LSU, our close proximity to LSU Tiger Stadium, the State Capitol, downtown Baton Rouge and upscale shopping makes this an ideal locale for business guests and group travelers, as well as for weekend getaways and tailgating. Located 1 mile south of Interstate 10 at the corner of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Anselmo Lane, the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel is conveniently situated between the Mall of Louisiana, the area's major regional shopping mall, and Perkins Rowe, a popular upscale lifestyle center.

About Wampold Companies
Wampold Companies (www.wampold.com), founded in 1981 by Mike Wampold, has built a solid reputation of proven performance in the areas of real estate development, construction, major capital renovations and property management. Wampold is the developer/owner of the new 256-room Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel on Bluebonnet Boulevard.

About Davidson Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company's portfolio encompasses 48 upscale, full-service independent and branded hotels with more than 13,600 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Renaissance, Marriott, Hyatt, Westin, Sheraton, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Radisson, Crowne Plaza, Hilton Garden Inn and Courtyard. Additional information on Davidson may be found at www.davidsonhotels.com.

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