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Book a Stay in Covington, an Hour North of New Orleans
Reserve a room at the Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, Covington, LA, located just off I-12 and an hour north of New Orleans, and stay near hiking trails, wildlife reserves and boating on Lake Pontchartrain. Fill up before your adventures with waffles, buttery grits, oatmeal, fruit and more at our hotel’s free, hot breakfast. After a day in the French Quarter, you can relax on one of our plush Serta Elite 2000® beds with a cold drink from your in-room refrigerator.
Once you’ve finished hiking or boating, lounge by the outdoor pool with a book from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM. Fit in a vigorous workout at the fitness center, and then wash your exercise clothes in the guest laundry facility to keep them fresh. Our amenities and services include:
Our Hotel Rooms Check your email with free Internet or watch your favorite HBO show in your modern room or suite. When you’re ready for bed, draw the blackout curtains and curl up on the Serta Elite 2000® mattress. Our rooms’ amenities include:
32-Inch or 42-Inch LCD TV with Cable and HBO
Microwave and Refrigerator
Room Service from Area Restaurants
Two Queen Beds or One King Bed
If you need extra space, reserve a One-bedroom Suite for your family. You can enjoy all our standard amenities plus extras including:
Separate Living Room
Bars & Restaurants Start your visit to the New Orleans area with our complimentary, hot breakfast. Pile your plate high with waffles, fruit, Danish, bagels and omelets.
For lunch or dinner, stroll over to Dakota Restaurant for a plate of succulent shrimp and grits, or drive to other popular local spots like Buster’s Place Restaurant & 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 trails and wildlife reservations, or plan a day trip to NOLA’s famous French Quarter. Don’t miss these nearby attractions:
Abita Brewing Company – Tour Abita to learn how this craft brewery produces 151,000 barrels of the finest beer in Louisiana every year. Drive just five miles northeast of our hotel to take a brewery tour, sample pub fare and try a diverse array of beers.
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery – More than 2,000 Louisiana alligators wait to welcome you to their home just 20 minutes north of us. Learn about Louisiana’s oldest residents and give your kids the opportunity to hold a baby gator.
Historic Downtown Covington – Explore art galleries, eclectic shops and restaurants serving distinctive cuisine in Covington’s vibrant downtown. Stop by H.J. Smith & Sons 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.
Plan Your Next Meeting or Event Host up to 40 people in our meeting room for a reception, seminar or business event. While your guests enjoy easy access to New Orleans, you can take advantage of our helpful event-planning amenities, including free high-speed Internet access and a projector screen.