Welcome to the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Ruston, LA just off I-20 at Exit 86, an easy drive from Louisiana Tech and Grambling State universities. Located in the city’s attractive historic district, our hotel puts you near unique shops like Country Basket and eateries like Monjuni’s Italian Café. After a day of work or play in Ruston, work up a sweat in our fitness center, watch a favorite cable show and snuggle down in your plush bed. In the morning, you can have a coffee in your room and watch the sun come up over the forest quietly surrounding our hotel. Draw up to the table for the complimentary, hot breakfast where we offer crispy waffles, hot eggs and tangy yogurt.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Stop by our fitness center for a workout before heading to your room. Our clothes washing service can take care of sweaty exercise clothes so you always feel fresh. Before your morning meeting, drop by the business center to make those last-minute copies. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Settle into one of our spacious rooms or suites with a view of the peaceful forest. You can set up a workstation in the room using our free Internet access or surf through the 70 channels on the TV. Our room amenities include:
For some added relaxation, book a Whirlpool Suite with a soothing whirlpool tub and a king bed.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Make your waffle just the way you like it at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. If you prefer a lighter breakfast, pour yourself a bowl of cereal, butter some toast and add a cup of hot coffee to get you started. For lunch or dinner, you can explore nearby restaurants like Applebee’s or Roma Italian Bistro.
Things to Do in Ruston
Situated between Shreveport and Monroe, Ruston sits just off I-20 in northern Louisiana. Every year, the town welcomes more than 17,000 students to the beautiful campuses of Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University. Our hotel is situated in the 18-block historic district, putting you close to boutique shopping and fine eateries. Don’t miss Ruston’s best attractions like these:
Louisiana Tech University – Drive just two miles west of our hotel to watch the Dunkin' Dawgs live up to their name on the basketball court. Our location is perfect for visiting parents or students taking advantage of La Tech’s non-traditional education offerings.
Lincoln Parish Park – Lakeside fun and 10 miles of biking adventure await you at this pristine park. Pack a picnic and drive 10 minutes north of us to spend a day in the great Louisiana outdoors.
Dixie Center for the Arts – Enter under the legendary flashing sign to experience a night of live music, theatre or pageantry. This restored relic of the Roaring Twenties sits just five minutes southwest of us.
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Groups & Meetings
Planning a meeting, reception or corporate event? Our meeting space, located in the Historic District of Ruston just off I-20 and Hwy 33, can accommodate groups of up to 50 participants. We offer two meeting rooms and an array of helpful amenities including a projector and cable modem.
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