This hotel is one of the city's largest hotels, generally flush with conference attendees, on a given weekend it contains seemingly half the nation's human-resource coordinators or American-studies professors. It has the sort of vast, football-field-size lobby, a slightly raised bar-lounge surrounded by a wide walkway with chairs. The conference and banquet space make its value clear to business travellers and event planners but a good base for New Orleans explorers non-the-less.
The hotel is ideally located in the historic New Orleans French Quarter. Within short walking distance of all major attractions, the Aquarium of the Americas, the Riverwalk, French Market, and the Convention Center.Elegant antique shops on Royal and Chartres streets co-exist with funky Bourbon Street. Encompasses Jackson Square, Saint Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo, and the Ursuline Convent.
The hotel has guestrooms with views of the city, the river or the adjacent tower. Contemporary furnishings include soft couches and neutral wallcoverings. Beds all offer cherrywood headboards and premium linens.
The restaurant on the 41st floor overlooking the French Quarter and the Mississippi River is the hotel's fine dining restaurant that features signature dishes from the region. Just off the lobby is a casual restaurant that features American dishes and New Orleans specialties along with a fabulous breakfast buffet.
The hotel is a high-rise convention hotel composed of two towers.
At the center of the hotel's enormous lobby is a raised and carpeted platform with a full bar and various seating areas with couches and cushioned chairs.
Total Number of Rooms: 1290
Connection for laptop
Direct dial phone
Automatic wake-up call
Large sized lobby
Earliest check-in at 15:00
Porterage 24 hour
Rooms service 24 hour
2 outdoor pools
Car parking (Payable to hotel, if applicable)
21 kms to the nearest airport (new orleans)
8 km to the nearest station (greyhound)