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Meeting Venues

Enjoy our Conference Center in Baton Rouge

Located within an elegant Spanish Colonial Revival-style building at the edge of the LSU campus overlooking University Lake, The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU is one of the most unique meeting and wedding venues in the Baton Rouge area. 

Our 11,152 square feet of event facilities encompass nine conference rooms and banquet halls featuring the latest audiovisual technology. Fully customized catering, from meeting breaks and gourmet boxed lunches to buffets, receptions and banquets, is available from award-winning Unique Cuisine Catering. As the only independent boutique hotel in Baton Rouge, we provide a seamless, personalized experience with the flexibility to meet your vision down to the smallest detail.
From small business breakfasts and private parties to training seminars and product presentations to receptions and weddings of up to 500 guests, our venues can be tailored to accommodate any business gathering or social celebration.

Groups hosting an event at The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU, receive a discount on rooms contingent on the number of rooms and the amount of meeting space booked.

Additionally, the bride and groom receive a complimentary suite on their wedding night when they host their reception at The Cook.

Download our Meetings and Events Guide for a full list of our offerings and see why you should choose The Cook for your next gathering.

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Impress your guests with an event in the Abell Boardroom.

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Achord Library

A quaint space for a productive meeting.

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The perfect space for a thoughtful gathering.

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Cook Conference

Impress your guests with an event in the historic Cook Room.

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Noland Laborde Hall

Dazzle your guests with an event in the Noland Laborde Hall.

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Shelton II Room

Take care of business in the Shelton II Room.

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Andonie Museum

Host a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Andonie Sports Museum.

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Shelton I Room

The perfect space for a thoughtful gathering.



For over two decades, brides have chosen The Cook Hotel & Conference Center for their dream wedding. We invite you to celebrate your love with us too. From intimate celebrations on the lake terrace to lavish affairs in the Noland Laborde Hall, we do it all and it is our mission to meticulously realize every detail so you can revel in the moment of your big day. Our unrivaled service, award-winning cuisine, and elegant venue provides the perfect setting for your dream-come-true wedding and your first of a lifetime of magical moments. To set up a tour and tasting please get in touch. 

  • Complimentary upgrade to Hotel Suite on Wedding night
  • Customized Menus & Specialty Drinks
  • Wedding coordinator recommendations available
  • Vendor Recommendations Available
  • Indoor & Outdoor Spaces Available
  • Rehearsal Dinner Venues Available