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Hotel New Orleans Downtown

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   333 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly W New Orleans)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have now stayed twice at this location, the convenience factor is great and the beds are comfortable. Yes, it can be a little noisy from street traffic, but it is a pretty vibrant area right beside the casino.It's easy to get to and has lots of options for dining and entertainment in close proximity. We were in room 1717... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

DO NOT STAY HERE unless you don't mind being woken up with the construction work going on (8am to 6pm, 7days a week) we asked to be moved but they said there wasn't any better rooms as the work was taking place on the 6 and 20th floor and we were on the 10th floor, this noise was loud, as... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the hotel and while most of it was a pleasant experience, I was disappointed with a couple of things. I was never made aware of the hotel change from The W to the New Orleans Hotel Downtown and then eventually to the Le Meridien. This made it very confusing when I pulled up to the address... More

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great hotel! The rooms are real modern and comfortable, and the beds are amazing! It's in a perfect location as its a block away from Harrahs and a short walk from the French Quarter. Overall it's a great hotel and well worth it.

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello Oscar R, Thank you for you review of your recent stay with us! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and trip to New Orleans! We hope you will return and stay with us again upon completion of our renovation and transformation to Le Meridien New Orleans later this year! All the best, John Thompson More

Round Rock, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel New Orleans formerly The W Hotel was a nice affordable hotel located a few blocks from Canal St. Everything was literally within walking distance. The rooms were spacious and nice. The bed was SUPER COMFORTABLE. The only complaint I had was the noise from the renovations which began between 8:30 and 9:00 am. They inform you in advance they... More

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello Kimberley T, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay with us. Please accept my apology for the disturbances caused by our ongoing renovation. We hope you will return to stay with us again upon it's completion later this winter. We are very excited about the transformation to Le Meridien New Orleans and look... More

Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 Stars for my Sales Agent Beth-Anne Grassa! She was wonderful. Even when I thought I was being a persnickety bride she helped me with any issue I had with booking. To include me freaking out about the hotel after I read the reviews here. She upgraded myself and my Mom's room. I was notified of the construction and name... More

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localgod6911
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally just checked out of this hotel yesterday after an AMAZING weekend in NOLA. Hotel New Orleans Downtown was the PERFECT place to call my home while I was there. -Thoughtful, unobtrusive staff (like, so kind...it made me feel like I wanted to be a better person) -Extra things offered geared toward the weekend I wanted to have; Rainbow jell-o... More

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello localgod6911, Thank you for your outstanding review of our property! I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay during Labor Day this year! We so much appreciate your compliments and praises of our staff and property. We can't wait to have you return and look forward to welcoming you back! All the best, John Thompson More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice change from affordable chain lodging. Bellhops exceptionally helpful and friendly. Room oddly shaped with only one small high window. This prison cell like window did offer an interesting view of New Orleans. Spacious bathroom. That the shower cap was missing from the little paper box turned out not to be a problem. Walking distance to Amtrak station. A rather... More

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello Adeline W, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us in New Orleans! I hope you enjoyed your trip with your family and will be back soon! As I'm sure you know, we are currently under renovation and will be transforming to Le Meridien New Orleans later this year. We hope you will return to experience... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the location of the hotel is fantastic (between the Garden District and the French Quarter), you're within walking distance of many great bars & restaurants. If you're into gambling, the Harrah's casino is directly across the street. The hotel is in a transition state right now and that was apparent. I must say, the staff at the hotel, was... More

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello Katherine H, Thank you for you review of our property and your recent stay! Allow me to apologize for the disturbances and inconveniences caused by our ongoing renovation. We hope you will return and stay with us again to experience the brand new property upon completion of the transformation later this year! We appreciate your praises of our staff... More

El Paso
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The W used to be an above par hotel. It is in the midst if a renovation to Le Meridian so bumps are to be expected. I was supposedly in a renovated room, which still had ultra contemporary feel of a W. However, the towels were thin and threads coming off the ends; Only one lamp instead of two to... More

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wneworleans, General Manager at Hotel New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

Hello MsEditor2, I'm sorry you were disappointed in your recent stay with us, and I apologize for the disturbances cause by our ongoing renovation. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your stay. We hope you will return and give us the opportunity to show you a new experience at Le Meridien New Orleans upon... More

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Address: 333 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly W New Orleans)
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel New Orleans Downtown 4*
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