First off, the hotel was in a great location. It was within walking distance to the French Quarter, downtown, the waterfront, and the stadium. It is easy to find.
The hotel is in good condition, it was clean. The lobby was small, with a comfy salon off to the side.
The rooms were clean, spacious; we were a group of 4.All the other faced the street. I had a room with a frosted window that faced a wall. The washroom was clean and huge. The TV was hard to watch from one of the beds, and it is an old CRT.
The staff were friendly and attentive. Our luggage was left behind in Denver and the staff was on the look out for our luggage.
It is easy to get turned around in NO, and at night some areas near the hotel are a bit dodgy, but overall I felt safe.
The restaurant in the hotel had good food, and was remarkably cheap by my standards.
Overall I rate this hotel highly, I don't think I would call it a 4 star, but I would certainly stay there again
- Also Known As:
- Whitney Hotel Wyndham Historic
- Wyndham New Orleans
- New Orleans Wyndham
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- New Orleans is a city like no other, an American treasure with character built throughout history and charms that know no bounds. The birthplace of jazz, New Orleans is famous for its multicultural heritage that includes spicy Cajun cuisine, French Creole architecture and huge festival celebrations such as Mardi Gras.Similar to its city of New Orleans, The Whitney Wyndham is an authentic experience, a hotel housed in a converted bank building and a National Historic Landmark. With granite, brass and crown moldings throughout including the original bank vault, The Whitney Wyndham has incorporated the traditional architecture into the present aesthetic. The result is a New Orleans hotel full of class, a graceful environment complimented by the legendary Southern hospitality of our staff. ... more less
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