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Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7049 Bullard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70128   |  
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Ranked #107 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband and I were really impressed with our room. Our king suite was more like a condo than a hotel room. It was clean and comfortable. My only complaint was we could hear our neighbors early on in the night, but they weren't loud enough to bother us. We would definitely stay here again.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Plano, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We have stayed with Holiday Inn before and you can't go wrong with them no matter what state you are in. This one is east of the French Quarter right off of I 10. Staff was extremely nice and accommodating. We will definitely stay here again. It is in a quiet area and only 15 minutes from the Quarter and downtown. The rooms were clean and a nice size. Oh and there is a hot breakfast offered each morning. It consist of eggs, sausage, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, cereal, grits, yogurt, juice, coffee. Can't go wrong with this hotel!!!!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kinderhook, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My husband and I booked a last minute trip to New Orleans. I went online and quickly booked a hotel. I was supposed to be booking in Downtown NO. However I booked this hotel instead. I should have realized my mistake by how cheap it was-but I was rushing. The staff was so friendly and helpful. There is a bus in front that will take you to Canal St. You can get a day pass for $3 and you can use it for the Street cars. It takes about 30 minutes to go back and forth but it goes through beautiful neighborhoods so you see another side of NO. And on the last day we rented a car and traveled to other parts of LA. It was our best trip yet and we travel several times a year. The only downside is we went in March and the staff said it was too cold for the pool. But not the worst thing.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The holiday Inn at 1am in the morning welcomed me and made me feel at home.in all dealings with reception I was treated well and looked after to a high degree of service. The same goes the Shuttle drivers connected to the Inn.
The room was a double queen size with a clean bathroom.
Indeed all my rooms were clean and well maintained. Think the bed was in need of replacing as was lumpy. However it didn't stop me from getting a good sleep.
Breakfast is included in the cost and it was outstanding every time I ate there.
The hotel suffers from being too far away, particularly if you don't have a car. The shuttle is excellent but at $20 one way the cost adds up and in long run the Inn is not much of a bargain. The trip by taxi to the Inn from the airport cost me $53!!
Would recommend the Holiday Inn only if you have your own transport.

Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Dear johnsteele507,

Thank you for providing us with a very considerate review and for staying with us. We strive to provide our guests with an extraordinary experience and we are pleased to have the opportunity to do that for you during your visit with us. We truly appreciate your comments regarding our staff as we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. I have taken note of your comments regarding the bed and rest assured that your comments will be used for the purpose of bringing improvements needed.

Again, thank you for sharing your thoughts and we hope that you would consider us again on your next travel.

Sincerely,

Connie D
Case Manager
IHGCare
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Enjoyed our stay. Nice, clean rooms. Good and generous hot breakfast. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.
My only complaint is that aside from the IHOP down the road, there are no family style restaurants in the East end! You either have to drive into town, or out to Slidell for something other than fast food!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 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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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

First let me start by saying that the front desk clerk, Kia Sophia, was the sweetest most helpful person in the world. She recommended great places to eat, checked on us, gave us directions on where to park, and helped us when we had unpleasent smells in the hallways near and in our room. The hotel was clean, and was a comparable price. It was not too far from the city and the drive was nice.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

It was ok for the price. However, if Holiday Inn does not step in this hotel will do nothing but get worst. We waited at the guest's computers for a room to become available. They forgot us and checked-in someone while we waited. Room was noisy. Dryer was broken. While waiting for assistance, young men came and went freely to use the lobby food/drink in the lobby. None of the young men were staying at the hotel. Front desk service was beyond poor and spent the majority of his time at the guest's computers.

Room Tip: We would not choose this hotel again. Too many options in New Orleans. We would stay closer to the...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East, responded to this review, March 1, 2014
Dear Earl F,

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We regret to see that you did not fully enjoy your time at the hotel. We were glad to see you have been in contact with our Customer Care department for additional assistance with your concerns. We take all of the reviews we receive very seriously as they allow us to identify areas that may benefit from additional attention. We have shared your comments with the staff and we’re confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction.

Thank you again for your comments, we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon.

Sincerely,

Adrian D
Case Manager
IHGCare
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East

Address: 7049 Bullard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70128
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #107 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East 2.5*
Number of rooms: 87
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brand new Holiday Inn Express Hotel located minutes from downtown New Orleans. This New Orleans hotel offer features and comfort of home while away on business or for pleasure. We can host your small corporate meeting in our meeting facility while offering a business center with free high speed Internet access. After enjoying beignets at Cafe Du Monde in the French Quarter work off some calories in our fitness center. Relax and unwind at our outdoor swimming pool. Come visit our hotel for one of the many events held in this wonderful city such as Jazz Festival, Mardi Gras, Essence Festival, Sugar Bowl or Bayou Classic. Our business travelers love the complimentary deluxe continental breakfast before heading to one of the local companies such as Delgado Fire School or NASA Michoud to name a couple. Our leisure travelers enjoy the short distance to Bourbon Street, Aquarium of the Americas or Six Flags theme park.Each guestroom and suite offer free local telephone calls, free wired high-speed Internet access and micro-fridge. Our hotel lobby has free wireless Internet access for your convenience. ... more   less 
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