The room rates seemed high for the size of the room, but when you stay at a historic hotel in a downtown location, that's to be expected. The room was clean and comfortable. A few channels on the television were difficult to watch due to static - don't know how this can happen with cable TV. The windows were single-glazed, meaning that noises from the street could be heard in an 8th floor room as if they were just on the other side of the glass - like the guy playing his harmonica until 2 AM. Bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper. The hotel itself was lovely, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the in-house restaurants were very good. The pool area was a relaxing place to not only swim, but also just sit and read the newspaper. If you forgot anything there's a Walgreen's across the street. Bourbon Street is 1 block away. Restaurants, art galleries, shops and historic sites are within easy walking distance.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- It’s been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. In fact, this venerable establishment sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street giving guests the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. Visitors need only step outside this French Quarter hotel to discover shop after shop of fabulous European antiques, estate jewelry, Oriental rugs, and art and antiquities from around the world. Quaint restaurants and specialty shops outside of this luxurious New Orleans hotel line the cobblestone French Quarter streets that lead to Jackson Square, the Old French Market and the Riverwalk where tourists and native New Orleanians stroll the levee and watch the steamboats and barges along the Mississippi River. At this New Orleans hotel, you’ll find history around every corner. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Monteleone Hotel New Orleans
- Monteleone New Orleans