I would definitely stay at Hotel St. Helene again. The location is excellent, close to Jackson Square and all the bars and restaurants without the loud crowds outside your window. Keep in mind this is a small boutique hotel. There is no bar, room service, or even elevator. The rooms were a little small but not bad. The black hardwood floors and white walls were pretty cool. The standard rooms have a little side room with a couch and coffee table, which I found very convenient. The bathrooms had marble tile with glassed in showers.
It might have been a little noisier than a standard hotel but I didn't find it as distracting as some of the other reviewers. I could mainly hear a few doors being slammed in the mornings and cleaning going on in the afternoons. I've had far noisier hotels in New York.
If you're looking for a cool boutique hotel in the French Quarter I would highly recommend Hotel St. Helene.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel St. Helene is located on Chartres Street, right next door to the Napoleon House, a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The hotel’s location offers access to an abundance of popular attractions and world famous entertainment that the French Quarter has to offer, such as Café du Monde, the French Market, House of Blues, and Pat O’ Brien’s, which are all located within only one-half mile of this French Quarter gem! This beautifully restored hotel, just recently renovated and reopened in January 2012, is located in the heart of the French Quarter, only 2 blocks away from Bourbon Street, steps away from Jackson Square and the mighty Mississippi River. Our contemporary guest rooms and suites are complete with:-LCD flat screen TVs-Ebony stained hardwood floors-Wireless internet in guest rooms and public areas-300 thread-count linens & duvet covers-IPOD docking stations-All-marble bathrooms with standing showersOur French Quarter and Courtyard suites feature balconies which overlook the pool in the courtyard area or the historic French Quarter. All guest rooms are nicely equipped to give a feeling of being home away from home in one of the most historic cities in the world! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ste Helene Hotel
- Hotel Ste Helene