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“Beautiful Historic Hotel”
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Hotel Monteleone
Ranked #9 of 164 Hotels in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Dallas, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Beautiful Historic Hotel”
Reviewed August 25, 2014

5 star service throughout. Rooms are a bit small but designed well and decorated nicely. If at all possible, find somewhere else to park as the parking price is outrageous - but parking is a rare commodity in the French Quarter - so I wouldn't say it's a ripoff by any means. The roof top pool is fantastic - drinks were yummy and reasonably priced for a hotel. The hotel is in a great location - walking distance to all the French Quarter and Canal street attractions.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, September 2, 2014
Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate all your feedback and we hope to see you again soon in New Orleans.
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Orange County, California
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

The hotel was beautiful and comfortable, the staff was extraordinarily friendly and helpful, and the meeting rooms were comfortable with beautiful views. I loved the jazz band at The Carousel on Thurday evening, and the food at Criollo was excellent (try the turtle soup!) Very easy walk to Bourbon Street, and be sure to explore all the great little shops and boutiques in the vicinity.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, September 2, 2014
We are so glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the Turtle Soup at Criollo. It's one of our favorites too! We hope to see you again soon for another great stay in New Orleans.
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Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Carousel Bar & Lounge was a fun change of pace from Bourbon street noise and mess. Great bar with bartenders who can make a drink right. Time passes quickly at the carousel bar. go visit.Standard dress code for a nice hotel.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, September 2, 2014
Thanks for visiting us at the Carousel Bar & Lounge!
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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hotel draws you back into the time of "Grand Hotels' of writers, and starlets, and evening rendezvous over great drinks in a perfect location - with food to live for and the murmuring undertones of New Orleans jazz it is the ultimate destination in the French Quarter. The pool side bar on the roof in the hazy, humid heat of a Lousiana August make you remember Old Havana - with Hemingway telling fishing stories over a Scotch and cigar - even though you've never been there.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, September 2, 2014
We are so glad you have such fantastic memories with us! We would love to have you again soon for another great stay at our unforgettable hotel.
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

The hotel staff are VERY polite, professional, helpful, and always have a smile on their face! The restaurant (Criollo) staff are the Best in the business. They truly go out of their way to make sure you have the best dining experience possible. The food is out of this world amazing. I suggest the filet or the lamb. Both will make you melt the moment they touch your tongue! Ask for James for a server!

  • Stayed August 2014
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, August 25, 2014
We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and your meal at Criollo! Please come back again soon.
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Staff was perfect. Room was very nice. Bar was vibrant and very classic. Pool was a little bit crowded but very very nice break from the hot hot summer day. Valet was much more efficient than a lot of hotels in New Orleans. It is really perfect location in the quarter close enough to all the activity but quiet in the room.

Stayed August 2014
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, August 25, 2014
We are so glad you had a fantastic stay with us! Please come back again soon.
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Roxbury, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2014

This hotel was in a great area not far from Canal and Bourbon, but far enough away to have some peace. The service was great from front desk, door men to concierge. The maintenance was superb. The rooms were on the smaller side, but we expected it from an older hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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TheGrandDame, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Monteleone, responded to this review, August 25, 2014
Thank you for all of your feedback!
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Property: Hotel Monteleone
Address: 214 Royal Street, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#2 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#2 Spa Hotel in New Orleans
#3 Business Hotel in New Orleans
#9 Family Hotel in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Monteleone 4*
Number of rooms: 570
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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