The pink granite facade may seem a bit unassuming to the outside observer, but on the inside it is obvious why Windsor Court Hotel holds the title of New Orleans' premier luxury hotel. Accommodations are posh and spacious with all the standard features. Italian marble, antique furnishings, marble baths, French doors and kitchenettes are just few of the features found in the swanky suites. Guests can also visit the on-site spa or relax at the rooftop pool. The hotel also features classic, museum-quality collection of 17th to 20th century art, ranging from painting and sculptures to tapestries and furnishings. and the second floor offers a reading area. Even amid all this refined splendor, children and pets are welcome.
This hotel is the oldest and largest hotel in the neighborhood. Four generations of the Monteleone family have served as directors of the hotel since its opening in 1886. Major renovations completed in 1996 have only added to the hotel's charm, and because of its size you can almost always get a room here. Although the hotel is large, the service is still very personal. Accommodations range from luxurious suites to comfortable family rooms. Famous residents included Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner. Le Cafe restaurant is a favorite with New Orleans natives and even if you stay somewhere else, stop by to see the Carousel Bar. Hotel amenities include concierge services, room service, laundry service and a rooftop swimming pool.
Inhabiting the historic Audubon building on the fringes of the French Quarter, The Saints Hotel features a 1960s mod decor theme with lacquered furniture, white and blue colored hues and bold patterns. Everything from the plush Egyptian cotton linens to the high-end toiletries is meant to provide the utmost comfort to guests. Located just blocks away from popular jazz clubs, restaurants and shops, The Saint Hotel is the perfect luxury accommodation choice while staying in the Big Easy.
This is one of the top luxury hotels in New Orleans. From first-class convention facilities to world famous restaurants, this hotel makes a lasting memory. It is located in the heart of the French Quarter and is a quick stroll from many of the points of interest. The rooms are luminous, with high ceilings and either a king or two queen beds in each room. The Chateau Bourbon has unmatched service and numerous amenities.
Located just two blocks from the French Quarter is New Orleans' first boutique hotel. Built in 1906 and renovated in 1998, the International House boasts an exceptional contemporary style of the highest quality. This hotel has been named as one of the best boutique hotels in the world by various publications, making it a destination in and of itself. Featuring a gym, bar and business center, the International House caters to a diverse array of guest needs.
This family operated hotel is located on Conti Street, amidst the excitement and history of the French Quarter. Hotel Le Marais is close to the shops of Royal Street, the party atmosphere of Bourbon Street and is within walking distance of the central business district. The traditional decor in each of the rooms adds to the charm. Many of the rooms overlook the lush central courtyard, and some rooms include the much sought after New Orleans balconies. This beautiful luxury hotel is good for those who want to escape some of the noise of Bourbon Street, while staying near the center of the action.
This 1860 Antebellum mansion is located in the charming Esplanade Historic District, near the French Quarter, New Orleans City Park and many other places of interest. The mansion was changed into a bed and breakfast by the Mechling families, who have been offering their Southern hospitality to guests from around the world since 1989. The rooms at Ashton's Bed and Breakfast are arranged in a traditional New Orleans style and capture the beauty of the days gone by.
This uptown residence has been accommodating guests for more than a century. An atmosphere of home is combined with all the modern conveniences you would expect from a larger hotel.
Located in the Garden District, St. Charles Guesthouse was the first hotel of its kind in the area. What the accommodations lack in frills, the staff completely atone for with hospitality. Plain rooms are described as "small and Spartan" by the management. There are larger accommodations with air conditioning and a private bath, but they are equally simple. Do not fret: they still have the mandatory high ceilings and antiques everywhere, commonplace for New Orleans' hotels.
Located at the edge of the French Quarter, this hotel features onsite dining options and a destination spa offering more than 100 treatments. Bourbon Street is 500 metres away from the property, Rooms at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans include a fully-stocked minibar and an iPod docking station. Plush bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries are provided in the private bathroom. Cable TV and a spacious work desk are also available. Located on site, the 25,000-square-foot spa and fitness centre offers a full range of therapies and treatments. Guests at the New Orleans Ritz-Carlton can also enjoy 24-hour room service, a complimentary overnight shoeshine service, and overnight laundry service. M bistro serves upscale Cajun and Caribbean cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Davenport Lounge offers afternoon tea and evening cocktails. Live jazz is played in the Lounge on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. The historic mansions of the Garden District are just 10 minutes’ drive from this hotel. The Shops at Canal Place and the Aquarium of the Americas are both less than 1 km away.
Built in the heart of the New Orleans Garden District on the Saint Charles Street Car Line, this Hampton is the one of the newest hotels in the area. It is conveniently located just three miles from the French Quarter. The Saint Charles stops right outside the front door. Many of the rooms overlook the avenue, which is perfect for Madi Gras (of course, it books up well in advance), and one suite features a whirlpool.