The Starwood hotel the W New Orleans located at 333 Poydras Street is just a short walk to the famous French Quarter in New Orleans, LA. The Morial Convention Center is just 0.2 miles from the hotel. The area is surrounded with restaurants and many local and cultural attractions. Visit Harrah's Casino, take a ride on a riverboat or relax at the hotel. Mardi Gras takes place every year in the French Quarter near the hotel. There is the Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World tour that shows just how the famous parade floats are developed and constructed.
Sports and golf enthusiast can take advantage of four courses and games at the Superdome. The Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Insectarium and IMAX Theater are less than a mile from the hotel. Shopping at the oldest market in Louisiana is available at the French Market. Fresh food, a flea market and treasures from around the world can be purchased there. The Riverwalk is another shopping district that offers designer clothing, jewelry and art.
There are several classes of room that are available at the W New Orleans hotel. The amenities that come with every room include: a 32 inch television with access to the internet,a DVD player with a DVD library, and a CD player with a selection of CD's to choose from. In room movies and a daily newspaper complete the entertainment features. A coffee maker, snacks and a mini bar complement the room service menu.
Each room has a workspace with a data port, two line phone with the ability to make conference calls and an alarm clock with an iPod station. Voice mail and internet allow the traveler everything they need to conduct business.
The beds have 350 count linens with a goose down duvet. A pillow top mattress for comfort and a selection of pillow types are provided for every guest. Two spa robes and Bliss Spa products are amenities for the bathrooms. The facility is able to accommodate disabilities and there are signs at the emergency exits in Braille. Check out time is 12:00 pm and check in is 3:00 pm.
Guests that choose the Marvelous Suite will be treated to City view, 42'' plasma TV, a copier and a fax machine. They will stay on the sixteenth floor or higher and have another bathroom. The WOW Suite includes all of the aforementioned amenities plus a Jacuzzi tub.
Relaxing takes place at the rooftop pool where there are cabanas and televisions. Spa treatments include in room massages with Deep Tissue, Shiatsu and Aromatherapy. Facials are also available with Tea Tree or Vitamin C. Appointments are needed for this type of service.
The Fitness Center has the latest equipment and free weights to keep guests fit. The facility is open twenty four hours a day. Pets are welcome at the hotel with an additional twenty five dollars a day charge and a non refundable $100 deposit. They will enjoy a pet bed and treat, and dogs will have a walking service.
The Living Room offer food and drinks in a library atmosphere. They also offer the Whiskey Blue and W Cafy.