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Hotel New Orleans Downtown

4.0 of 5 333 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly W New Orleans)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights during a Saints game weekend. The location is right across the street from Harrah's Casino. This is a huge plus if you are a gambler. The hotel is currently undergoing a renovation and will open as a Le Meridien next year. Meanwhile, it is still in operation. There is nothing particularly memorable... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation specifically for a W Hotel The hotel's website indicated it would be undergoing rennovations but did not disclose that it would no longer be a W Hotel by the time of my stay, nor did it disclose the requirement that concellations be made at least three days before. I do not want to stay at a... More

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Banbridge , Northern Ireland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at the "W" downtown before and like many other reviewers, the hotel was way overdue a makeover. Nearly at the end of a $29m renovation, the hotel is starting to look as it should. We were greeted by very friendly front desk staff and nothing was too much trouble during our stay. Our room was modern, big... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 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 4 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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

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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*
Number of rooms: 410
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