Let's start with the plusses...the Astor has a fantastic location and a really beautiful lobby. As a Platinum member with PC, I had access to the concierge lounge, which had a very good breakfast spread as well as a very friendly staff. The room that we eventually landed in was very nicely sized and beds were comfortable. The onsite gym was solid and the concierge was quite helpful.
Minuses...Check-in was quite confused. 3 different rooms and lackluster service at the front desk left me a dissatisfied. Regular rooms are average size with ok views. Suites are large but have very few windows and feel very bunker-like.
At some point, I'll give the hotel another chance, but am not in much of a hurry to go back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Come experience 'Southern Hospitality' at 'The Place to Meet' in New Orleans! The Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel-New Orleans is located at the gateway to the world-famous French Quarter at the corner of historic Bourbon and Canal streets. Our location is unsurpassed in 'The Big Easy' and is within walking distance to all the downtown attractions and world-renowned restaurants! Enjoy the perfect blend of old world charm infused with modern luxury and convenience! This non-smoking 693 room, 4-diamond New Orleans hotel will welcome you with our warm and friendly staff, 24-hour in-room dining service, concierge and business services, valet parking, bell services, out-door pool, and fitness center. The Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel-New Orleans is honored to host Dickie Brennan's newest restaurant, the Bourbon House, offering seafood entrees and classic New Orleans Creole Cuisine. As the locals say Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler - Let the Good Times Roll at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Astor Crowne Plaza
- Crowne Plaza New Orleans