Harvey, LA: Your Gateway to New Orleans

Just across the Mississippi River from the legendary city of New Orleans, Harvey, Louisiana a quiet and peaceful community just a 15-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of the big city. It’s the perfect destination for anyone visiting New Orleans, but wishing to avoid the noise and congestion and high prices of staying downtown. Plus, you can even explore a variety of Harvey, Louisiana attractions and local events without even crossing the river!

Our Location

The Best Western Plus Westbank is located at the intersection of two of Harvey’s major thoroughfares: Lapalco Blvd. and Manhattan Blvd. The area is abundant with shops and restaurants, all within easy walking distance of our front door. Our location is easy to find and just a 15 to 20-minute drive from the heart of New Orleans.

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NOLA MotorSports

New Orleans' premiere race track is just 15 minutes from the Best Western PLUS Westbank Hotel. The 1700 acre property features a world-class race track, a fleet of exotic car, go-kart and bike racing. Visit for more information and for a calendar of events!


Want to get an early start without having to drive for hours? The Best Western PLUS Westbank is less than 30 minutes from two major area Wildlife Management Areas that provide excellent hunting and fishing. We don't charge for early checkouts and we'll even let you park your boat! Call us for special sportsman rates that provide early checkout.

TPC Golf Course

Feel like teeing off? You’re in luck! Our comfortable hotel is just a short drive from the renowned TPC Louisiana Golf Course. Experience a course that’s been played by some of golf’s best, less than 20 minutes from our convenient, Harvey, LA, Location.

Swamp Tour

If you’re interested in experiencing the spectacular natural beauty of the Louisiana Swamp, you’re in luck. The New Orleans area is home to a handful of excellent tour companies that offer unforgettable Swamp Tours including Louisiana Swamp Tours and Cajun Encounters Tour Co.

Fun things to do in Harvey and New Orleans

Staying with us puts you in close proximity to dozens of exciting attractions in both Harvey and New Orleans. Here are some of our favorites:

FREE French Market District Walking Tours

Timberlane Country Club - Less than 1 mile away.

French Quarter

Just a twenty minute drive from your cozy room you’ll find the French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans. Walk amongst the district’s gorgeous buildings, experience the beauty of Jackson Square, and meander down Bourbon Street. Just don’t forget your camera!

Garden District

The beauty of the Garden District is yours to discover, just 20 minutes’ drive from our hotel. Complete with some of the best-preserved southern mansions in the United States, it’s the perfect destination for history buffs and nature lovers alike!

World War II Museum

To history buffs, we recommend a quick trip to the National WWII Museum, which you’ll find across the river in New Orleans, just 15 minutes away. The museum is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and with a general admission price of just $23.00, it’s not an attraction to miss!


The Harvey area is a shopper’s dream. You’ll find a handful of awesome shopping attractions just a short distance from our hotel, like the Fountain Park Centre and Oakwood Center. There’s also a 16-screen movie theatre just a short drive from our location.

Harvey, New Orleans Points of Interest