The Mississippi River and New Orleans skyline are views that the guest of the Westin New Orleans Canal Place will enjoy from their rooms. The hotel is located at 100 Rue Iberville which is just steps away from the French Quarter where all the shopping, sightseeing, restaurants and jazz clubs are. The hotel has French dycor and can accommodate both leisure and business travelers. Sports venues, corporate offices and community buildings are in the vicinity of Loews Hotel. The weather in New Orleans can be humid in the summer months and rain is common.
Standard guest rooms have King sized Heavenly beds or standard double sized beds. There are flat screen televisions, cable, air conditioning and twenty four hour room service. Mini bars, safes, movies, iron and ironing boards are part of the amenities in the rooms. Cribs and pet beds are available as well as a rollaway bed. Should a guest need more than one room there are connecting doors between some of the rooms. Executive suites have a separate bedroom and a large sitting room with a desk. The River Suite offers a large dining table that could be used for small business meetings. There is high speed internet or wireless high speed internet in all rooms and it can be accessed for a fee. The hotel has special offers on the rooms for extended stays.
There is an outdoor heated pool on the twenty ninth floor with views of the city. A fitness area has all the latest equipment for guests to use. There are covered parking areas with self pay facilities. Laundry or valet service is available at the hotel. If guests have to check out before they are ready to leave New Orleans there is a luggage store room available.
The River 127 offers continental cuisine for their guests. It is on the eleventh floor and features terrace dining with views of the Mississippi River from the terrace. The hours of operation are varied;Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 10:00am with 6:00 am through 10:30 am on weekends. The lunch hours are daily 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and dinner is from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The bar serves traditional New Orleans cocktails and other beverages.
There are several museums near the Westin Canal Place hotel. The National World War II museum presents many artifacts and has veterans that are on hand to answer questions. The Children's Museum is approximately one mile from the hotel. There are steamboat cruises on the Mississippi River that feature afternoon harbor cruises or dinner and live jazz music cruises.
The French Quarter with Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral and National Historic Landmarks is adjacent to the hotel. Guests can visit the old Warehouse District that has been turned into the Art District. Many local artists have galleries and sell their art work from them. The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas by the river has an enormous walkway through the water that displays many species of aquatic life. This complex also has an IMAX Theater and Insectarium.