The attractions found in New Orleans are matched only by the opulence of some of this city's outstanding hotels. Steeped in French and Creole tradition, New Orleans culture is prominently displayed in the amazing architectural design of its most glamorous lodgings.
Visitors to the Crescent City will find that the hospitality services at most 4- and 5-star accommodations are unrivalled. From the moment you step into the lobby of one of the hotels listed below, you will feel the magnetic draw into a world of historical elegance.
Amenities include a destination spa and fitness area, business center, and full concierge service. The M Bistro restaurant features genuine New Orleans-style cuisine, and the upper floor suites have a full view of the Mississippi River.
- Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
This beautiful hotel is located right off Canal Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Opened in 2000, this hotel is in fact the refurbished Beaux-Arts Maison Blanch and Art Nouveau Kress buildings. It contains one of the most extravagant art collections in the region and is famous for its Davenport Lounge, where guests enjoy live jazz music entertainment each and every night.
- Omni Royal Crescent
Located in the popular Arts District, the Omni Royal Crescent Hotel is just a five-minute walk from the French Quarter. The beautiful lobby has a magnificent orange marble floor and antique sofas. Each of the guest suites has dark hardwood furniture and sparkling marble-floor baths. The rooftop sundeck offers guests a wonderful view of the city skyline.
Guest amenities include concierge, meeting rooms, pickup and drop-off for the airport, and evening bed turndown. The guest suites are kept immaculately clean, and the room service has often been voted the best in town. This is a very family-friendly establishment, and the kids will enjoy the menu at the Art of Breakfast Restaurant just as much as do the adults.
- Loews New Orleans
This wonderful hotel is housed in a remodeled office building located just three blocks from the French Quarter. The beautiful lobby is covered in glass panels, and each of the 285 guest suites is decorated with high-quality photograph prints, paintings, and wood/granite counters and desks. The oversized windows offer incredible views of the city.
Guests can request custom-scheduled maid service and room delivery of meals. The Café Adelaide is a popular stop for lunch and serves up some of the best sandwiches and soups in the entire city. The hotel also boasts a first-class fitness center and spa.
- Roosevelt Hotel
Just west of the French Quarter is the famous Roosevelt Hotel, one of the most luxurious establishments in the region. Beautifully architectured and very quiet, this hotel is a wonderful mix of classic and contemporary styling. The Guerlain Spa is one of the most outstanding relaxation centers in the entire country. Each of the guest suites contains artwork by local painters and photographers, huge flat screen TVs, and the highest quality bedding.
The hotel has a very nice pool as well as a wonderfully furnished meeting room. The Dominica Restaurant serves up Italian cuisine in a quiet, black-and-glass setting. The hotel is located just minutes from most of the attractions in the French Quarter.