The Mississippi River can be seen from the rooms at Harrah's Hotel and Casino. There are twenty six stories with 450 rooms designed for comfort. The Convention Center and the French Quarter are close to the hotel and the Superdome is only blocks away. The chandeliers, marble and glass are part of the dycor of the lobby. AAA has rated Harrah's Hotel and Casino with four diamonds.
Many of the rooms have a view of the Mississippi River. They are decorated with vibrant colors, wood furniture and feature Simmons Beautyrest pillow top beds. Hidden away is a flat screen TV that offers cable and Internet access. Artwork frames the walls and two chairs with a table provide an eating space or working space. There is an electronic safe to keep valuables in. Guests wishing to have a cup of coffee can use the coffee maker in the room. Luxurious Gilchrist and Soames bath products are provided for the guest.
The Fitness Center sports the latest in fitness technology. There are exercise machines, stationary bikes, free weights, treadmills and elliptical machines to keep guests in shape. Artwork, mirrors and plants give this facility a pleasing atmosphere. There is also a water cooler on the premises.
There is an array of table games, poker and slots offered at Harrah's Hotel and Casino. The area features more than 2,100 ways for their guests to be entertained. The casino is open twenty four hours a day. Slot machine denominations are from one cent to five hundred dollars. Progressive jackpots and video poker are among the favorite slot machines. Roulette, blackjack and craps are some of the table games that are available at the 115,000 square foot casino.
The hotel has big name entertainment and local musicians perform at their stage. There is a list of events at the hotel's website and tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
Masquerade is a bar in the hotel that features a high tech lighting show and a thirty two foot bar of ice. The layer of ice that is on the bar keeps everyone's drink chilled throughout the night. There is a forty two foot tower with a media presentation. This tower is ringed with fake fire. The ceiling in the bar reaches to a height of fifty three feet. It is capped with a night sky mural and fiber optics so that guests feel as though they are outside. There is dancing with music provided by top DJ's.
The bar has a private lounge aptly named the Ultra Lounge. VIP's aren't the only ones that can enjoy this private area. Patrons of this lounge have their own bar, oversized couches and two rooms for even more privacy. These two rooms have extra long oversized couches and a flat screen TV.
Dining is a culinary experience that goes on twenty fours a day. There is a buffet that presents the famous New Orleans Beignet that can be enjoyed with a cup of New Orleans coffee. Steaks, Chinese, and American cuisine are just some of the offerings from the restaurants located at Harrah's Hotel and Casino.