New Orleans, home of the Mardi Gras is a city filled with life. New Orleans has bounced back from the hurricane in 2005 opening up the many hotels, restaurants and attractions of the city to visitors again. The Saint Louis Hotel is one of New Orleans French Quarter hotels.
Saint Louis Hotel is located a half a block from the Jazz of Bourbon Street and the antique shops of Royal Street. The Aquarium of the Americas, casinos, convention center, and Jackson Square are all within walking distance of the hotel.
The accommodations provide 97 guest rooms which overlook a tropical courtyard. The rooms have a separate vanity area and some have walk- in closets with balconies as well. A few of the rooms have been updated recently to be a spa room with private balcony and king size beds. All room amenities include a writing desk, iron and ironing board, cable television, and bath amenities. Several of the rooms have French doors to overlook Bienville Street. All of the rooms are non smoking. Data ports, internet, voicemail, and artwork greet visitors. Coffee makers and hair dryers are also available in some of the rooms.
The spa room has a Jacuzzi tub, but it is the Fleur de Lis Suite which is their best room. The suite has a king sized bed with a chaise lounge, marble bath and a fake fireplace. There is also a kitchen and microwave in the room. The French doors overlook the French Quarter.
Amenities outside the hotel rooms include a bell desk, valet, dry cleaning service, concierge, wireless internet, turndown service, and newspapers. The focal point of the hotel is the iron gallery which surrounds the courtyard filled with a fountain, tropical plants and banana trees.
The Saint Louis Hotel in New Orleans provides dining onsite. The Courtyard of Louis XVI Restaurant has such cuisine as Eggs Sardou and flaming Bananas Foster. There is a bar located in the restaurant for those who want a drink. Room service is also available from the restaurant. The restaurant does supply a variety of cuisines from French, Creole, and the typical New Orleans fare.
The hotel is centrally located in the French Quarter providing a number of attractions within walking distance. There is also the local transportation which can take tourists to other locations. Attractions like the National World War II Museum, Riverwalk, River Cruises, Harrah's New Orleans Casino, and the Fair Grounds Race Course are a few things to do while staying at the Saint Louis Hotel. Tours of the city and Cajun Pride Swamp Tours are also an option.
As there are numerous attractions, so are there a few restaurants besides the hotel location to visit. The House of Blues is a casual dining location. There is also Bubba Gump Shrimp and the Hoshun restaurant. Antoine's is a restaurant dating back to the 1840's with French Creole cuisine, and several historical dining rooms for those interested in fine dining. The Saint Louis Hotel in New Orleans presents a perfect location for exploring the area as well as a comfortable stay.