Reserve a room at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Covington, LA, just off I-12 and an hour north of New Orleans. You’ll be conveniently close to hiking trails, wildlife reserves and boating on Lake Ponchartrain. Fill up for your adventures with hot waffles, buttery grits, oatmeal, fruit and more at our hot, complimentary Be Our Guest Breakfast. The sparkling outdoor pool gives you a chance to escape the heat. Your Louisiana evening can end on one of our Serta Elite 2000® plush beds, a chilled beverage from the refrigerator in hand.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Help yourself to a complimentary cookie and a book from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM on your way through the lobby. Work up a sweat in the fitness center, and then toss your workout clothes in the guest laundry facility to keep them fresh. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Plug in the Nintendo® WiiTM or fire up your laptop with our free Internet. When you’re ready to rest, draw the blackout curtains and snooze away on the Serta Elite 2000® mattress in your room or suite. Our rooms’ amenities include:
Need some elbow room? Reserve a One-bedroom Suite for your family. You can enjoy all our standard amenities plus extras including:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
A visit to Cajun country starts with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Pile your plate high with waffles, fruit, Danishes, bagels and omelets. For lunch or dinner, stroll over to Dakota for a plate of succulent shrimp and grits, or drive out to other nearby restaurants like Buster’s Place and Oyster Bar.
Things to Do in Covington
Covington sits just off the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain and is an hour’s drive from New Orleans. Explore local folk art, hiking opportunities and wildlife reservations, or plan a day trip to NOLA’s famous French Quarter. Don’t miss these other nearby attractions:
Abita Brewing Company – Tour Abita to learn how 151,000 barrels of the finest beer in Louisiana gets brewed every year. Brewery tours, pub fare and plenty of beer are 12 minutes northeast of our hotel.
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery – More than 2,000 Louisiana alligators are waiting to welcome you to their home just 20 minutes north of us. Experience firsthand the life and times of Louisiana’s oldest residents. The kids will love holding the baby gators, too.
Historic Downtown Covington – Explore art galleries, eclectic shops and restaurants serving distinctive cuisine. Stop by HJ Smith’s Son General Store, owned by the same family since its opening in 1876, and then rent a bike to explore Tammany Trace, a 31-mile-long path.
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Groups & Meetings
Usher up to 40 people into our meeting room for a reception, seminar or business event. While your guests enjoy the proximity to New Orleans, you will appreciate our helpful event-planning amenities, including free high-speed Internet and a projector screen.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Proud recipient of the
2015 President's Award.