Hotel Info

Only 6 miles from Cypress Bayou Casino, Best Western Forest Inn features 88 newly refurbished rooms and mini-suites. We offer an excellent restaurant, located on the premises, with home cooked seafood dishes and many more delicious items. Room service is available for those wanting to be pampered while they are away from home.


Located in beautiful Franklin in South Louisiana, deep in Acadiana and famous for delicious Cajun food, is the Best Western Forest Inn. Only 6 miles from Cypress Bayou Casino, we feature 88 newly refurbished rooms and mini-suites. Just 45 miles from Lafayette and 120 miles from New Orleans,

Things To Do

The Cajun Coast and St. Mary’s Parish offers a sampler of all things Louisiana from plantations to swamp tours and casinos. We are centrally located and just 90 minutes or less from New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Lafayette. You can play a round at one of the newest additions to the Audubon Golf Trail, The Atchafalaya at Idlewild. Or stay in your room and enjoy the Celebrated Cajun cuisine and complete room service awaits. For a more complete list of things to do, click here.


We offer celebrated Cajun cuisine, home-cooked specialties, including seafood and complete room service. Our full breakfast buffet is complementary with room stay and lunch and dinner are served 6 days a week.