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“Everything you need in a compact space” 4 of 5 stars
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Avenue Plaza Resort
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2111 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130   |  
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Ranked #54 of 153 hotels in New Orleans
Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Everything you need in a compact space”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This location seems like it was hotel that was converted into a resort. The rooms were small - but really it was all we needed. If you are looking for a location to cook dinner for your family while on vacation in New Orleans - this isn't it. However - if you're looking for a place that you can make breakfast for your family before going out to experience the city - and then a place to store and re-heat your left overs - this is it.

The pool area is nice - but they have remodeled and the pictures of the pool do not accurately reflect what is there. Its even nicer. It is just different than the pictures.
The property is well maintained. The entire space was just freshly scrubbed and repainted top to bottom.
The staff was friendly and helpful.

If I had to make one complaint - the air conditioning was loud. However - not loud enough to stop us from sleeping. I've read complaints about the hearing the elevators moving - we were near the elevators - and didn't hear it at all.

I listed room service as poor only - because there wasn't any.

Room Tip: request one that over looks St. Charles St.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I spent the last week being treated like royalty! Great service, extremely clean, and close to everything, this hotel has it all!! Valet parking is so fast, we never waited more than 10 minutes for our car. Public transportation at your doorstep is a huge plus too!

Room Tip: Try to get a room on the 12th floor so you are close to the roof top deck!!
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Great resort and location. Easy street car ride to the downtown area. The pool area is nice and relaxing. The haunted Ashley house tour was interesting. The room was comfortable but the WIFI did not work rain or shine even though the front desk blamed it on the rain. We had no problem finding street parking a block away to avoid the parking fee. My husband had the best French toast ever at the trolley stop just a block away.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Avenue Plaza was fun! The location was ideal in that you could get to everything from a simple trolley ride. $3 all day on and off. The location is a couple of miles from the French Quarters so that was great especially if you didn't want to be in the hustle and bustle of the quarters. The resort staff were friendly. The bathroom was small but since it was just me and my hubby it worked out.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

The Avenue plaza resort has a very attentive and friendly staff. Upon my arrival I was scheduled to be in a studio room that was in the rear of the "resort" with not a bad but not a great view so I asked the front desk if they had any rooms available facing the street. She told me that they only had one bedroom suites with the street view and before I could say no problem can I get a studio suite with a better view she informed me that they had the room and she would upgrade to the one bedroom suite at no additional charge "AWESOME". The "resort" was in the perfect location in the nice and peaceful garden district right on Saint Charles Ave with access to the trolley right in front of the resort. No need for a rental car just save your money because the trolley is only $3.00 a person for an all day pass and that includes there simple routed and easy to understand bus system. The trolley dead ends right at Canal & Bourbon street in the heart of all the action and all you have to do is tell the trolley or bus driver where your trying to go and they're very helpful making sure you get there and thats if you need to because the concierge breaks it down as well. Now after you go on Bourbon street and raise all kinds of hell you jump on the trolley right where you got off and go to the peace and quite of your beautiful resort at the Avenue plaza get some rest and do it all over again the next day. I like to go to the party but I dont want to live in it. I could go on and on about this place so I'll just stop here. Hopefully this helps you in making your decision. P.S. I'm not easy to please so trust me.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This resort is a couple of miles from the French Quarter, which is good beacuse it is much more laid back area,and getting down there is easy as the street cars stops outside the door. My wife had a one bed unit. The bed was comfy, the bathroom small but adequate and the lounge/dining/kitchen area was great for a week. We had a problem with the air con but did not realise it for 2 days when reported the guy arrived within 15 minutes, at 10pm, it was fixed within 2 hours (complicated problem but the guy was great).

There is a balcony over the front door andnice courtyard great for sitting outdoors and complimentary cold drinks and coffee were available all day. There was a buffet breakfast one day and a BBQ lunch another. The pool is very small but ideal to cool down in. There is an internet room and wifi in the rooms. There is a laundry in the building and valet parking.

This was a good place to stay but I want to add that the staff - all of them, cleaners, reception staff, valets, security, admin and maintenance people could not have been more pleasant, cheerful or welcoming. They all made me smile whenever I encountered them and there are a lot of them!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Friendly staff, clean, beautiful rooms, close to good New Orleans restaurants and a streetcar ride away from the French Quarter or Audubon Park. the streetcar connects to another to go to the Art Museum and Botanical garden at City Park.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2111 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#42 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Avenue Plaza Resort 3*
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