A Tale of Two Men
The story behind the The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU evolved over nearly 10 years of friendship between LSU Alumni Association President Dr. Charlie Roberts and then-ARCO Industries CEO, Mr. Lod Cook. The two met in 1984 when LSU alumni traveled to Los Angeles to support the Tigers in their highly anticipated football matchup with USC. Cook, who earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from LSU in 1950 and 1955 respectively, was a longtime LSU benefactor. He invited the group to dinner at the company’s headquarters – and a friendship was born. continued
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Latitude and Longitude
The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU is located on the eastern edge of campus adjacent to University Lake at 3848 West Lakeshore Drive in Baton Rouge. Latitude: 30.415863, Longitude: -91.16931. Find us. We are here to welcome you.
TIME-SENSITIVE ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION: On Friday September 13th 2013, Lakeshore Drive will be closed between the Phi Mu sorority house and the Sigma Epsilon fraternity house. This closure affects the Stadium Drive access to Lakeshore and restricts use of the majority of the road. For your convenience, please access The Cook Hotel and Lod Cook Alumni Center via Dalrymple Drive during this time. The road will reopen on Saturday, September 14th. Contact us at 225.383.2665 should you have questions regarding this notice.
Directions to Hotel
Exit Interstate I110 at Dalrymple Drive. Follow Dalrymple Drive for approximately 1 mile until you reach the International Cultural Center. Turn immediately left onto West Lakeshore Drive for approximately 1/4 mile until you reach the Lod Cook Alumni Center on the right. Turn right by the Alumni Center. The Cook Hotel is located immediately behind. Complimentary parking is available on both sides of the property.
Check-in time: 3:00 pm.
Check-out time: 11:00 am.
Pets not allowed.
Cancellation: 48 hours.
No charge for children under 13.
Complimentary buffet breakfast, parking and wireless/wired internet.
3848 West Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808