Perfect location, great staff, nice bar
Very clean and comfortable , staff was very helpful
Ideal location for July 4th!
The room was impeccable. The front desk, maid, luggage handler, and all phone reps were beyond friendly. I wish I had gotten their names for praise to the managers. Especially considering how busy they must of have been for the holiday, they went above and beyond. The view from our room (river) was perfect and the fireworks show from the pool deck gave me chills! The restaurant staff... Let's see. I placed a breakfast order to go about an hour before they stopped serving on July 4. All staff was wonderful, and I have no complaints. They went above and beyond. While the food was good (lacking much flavor, but cooked okay), the service got them a 30% tip on a to go order.
On July 5, I dined alone and ordered the buffet. My 'server' must have partied a bit too hard the night before. All she served me - without me having to ask - was the check, which she brought as soon as I got my food, right after I had to ask for my first water a second time. The buffet had a nice spread, but I guess she assumed that since she didn't have to serve my food, I wouldn't need service at all. I had to ask for refills twice more. She got a 10% tip, and I should have just given that directly to the busser. I was confused about the pool. They gave all of these rules about passes for guests, with it being the 4th. So, I followed the rules and turned 4 people away (my parents and their two out of town friends) from watching with us at the pool. During the show, we were surrounded by loud, obnoxious people NOT WEARING THE 'REQUIRED' WRIST BANDS. if they're going to set restrictions, they should stick to them. Obviously those who don't follow, will also tend to be disrespectful to those around them. Also, not the hotel's fault, I blame parents... The kids were in the pool ALL DAY splashing everyone. I know my mom wouldn't have stood for that. And maybe they should have someone by the pool making sure that all guests can enjoy the amenities, rather than just the children and the parents who used the pool as included childcare. Also, I found out later that the free buffet that was to be for paying guests was in the lobby and the staff said free food from 7-9. We all assumed it was by the pool since the wrist bands were for the pool area. So, we missed out on that and paid for the pool deck food, which was okay.
Fun time in baton rouge
The maintainable crew was amazing and deserve a raise
The room was to small for the money I paid
Loved the location, ease of getting around downtown BR, Live after Five was awesome. Need new pillows. Had a great time.
Really great on the first night. We had the pool to ourselves. It got a bit crowded after that but understandably since it was the holiday weekend. Overall a good place to stay --- but I found the city itself a little depressing!
Overall a good place to stay --- but I found the city itself a little depressing!
In a state where every man is a king and a hotel where the past becomes the present, the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel blends both history and elegance. The historic Heidelberg and Capitol House Hotel have been fully restored to their former state of grandeur with over $70 million in renovations. The hotel is adjacent to the Shaw Center and the River Center Convention Center, it is less than five minutes from the Louisiana State Capitol and it is only three miles from Louisiana State University. We are pleased to provide our guests with a smoke-free facility. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle within a five mile radius of the hotel. Our 290 elegantly appointed guest rooms have been designed with all of the comforts and conveniences of modern hospitality, while maintaining the luster and appeal of the original building facades. The third floor pool and garden deck overlooks the Mississippi River, as do the two river-view ballrooms. The Hilton hotel was a significant part of Louisiana's colorful political history. From Huey P. Long to John F. Kennedy, the hotel was home to American Presidents, glamorous celebrities and generations of weddings, conventions, and loyal business travelers. Historic Baton Rouge exhibits the warmth of Southern hospitality. From a taste of Cajun Country to the west, to the romance and charm of Plantation Country to the east, visitors to Baton Rouge delight in the seamless merger of past and present. Come experience the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel, where business is a pleasure and a celebration becomes a cherished memory. The hotel's signature restaurant, The Kingfish, serves the finest prime beef and flavorful Louisiana favorites. When you are ready to explore Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Hilton Capitol Center hotel is located in the center of downtown among some of the area's most visited attractions. The Shaw Center for the Arts, which houses the LSU Museum of Art as well as the Manship Theatre and a rooftop sushi bar, Tsunamis, is located across the street. Visit places of historical significance such as the Old Governor's Mansion, the Old State Capitol (which Mark Twain referred to as the ugliest building on the Mississippi). There's always the USS KIDD Navy Warship and Museum for the military history buff, located two blocks from the hotel. There is also the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum and Pennington Planetarium, the Louisiana State Museum, and two of the area's river boat casinos. Travel should be more than just A to B. Travel should take you places.
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