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Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

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#106 of 163 Hotels in New Orleans
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Brookhaven
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Holiday Inn Express on O'Keefe Plaza is 3 blocks from the French Quarter. You are responsible for your luggage with no help. You must unload onto a cart and take it to your room and return it downstairs. This may be a problem for some travelers. I was incorrectly charged for the room, even though I presented a a...

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Hanover, Maryland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Didn't have the best experience at this hotel. The water pressure was the worst I've experienced in a hotel, I could hear neighbors on both sides throughout the night, and every time a person walked back to their room, not only could I hear them, but I could hear every word of their conversations. To top if off, the elevator...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights and found the hotel to be clean and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful with questions about local dining options. One item to keep in mind is parking is pricey (which is typical for the area).

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Waterloo, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights while on a bus tour to New Orleans. The rooms were nice and spacious and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was great! My only complaint was the carpeting was filthy! Didn't realize it was so dirty until I stepped into the shower and left black marks from the bottom of my feet.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving from Memphis on the Amtrak Train which took nearly ten hours we arrived in New Orleans. When we arrived at reception we were greeted by Keywanda on reception who was very friendly and welcoming. We were given a disabled room which we had asked for and was shown the coffee machine where you could help yourself to all...

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Mobile, AL
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel shows a 3 pm check-in time on its website and on the email confirmation. I arrived at 3 pm, expecting to check in and change clothes before going out. However, the front desk clerk informed me that my room wasn't ready. When I asked when I could check in, she told me that my room would be ready...

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HolidayInnXpressNOLA, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown, responded to this review

I am sorry to learn your stay started on a bad note and resulted in you feeling you had a negative stay with us. We do appreciate you taken the time to give us feedback to allow us to correct the issue and avoid this happening in the future. We appreciate the compliments to Ms. Handy and the rest of...

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay in this Holiday Inn Express due to the location and easy parking. The hotel decor is more of a Finish style with lots of straight lines and metal showing. Amani greeted us at the desk and could not have been more professional and seet. She checked us in, gave us some suggestions for eating, answered all...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Holiday Inn Express. Very clean and remodeled room. Very friendly staff. Very nice breakfast buffet off the lobby. Comfortable bed and pillows. Easy walking distance to French Quarter and Harrah's Casino.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Holiday Inn Express was very helpful and friendly, especially the girls taking care of the complimentary breakfast, and especially Keywanda Woodside, who was very accomodating! I will be sure to recommend this hotel to any friends who are traveling to New Orleans!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here twice before and after a cruise. Staff very efficient and fast at checking in and out booking taxis and excursions. Rooms very clean spacious and comfortable. Breakfast very minimal and often run out of items completely still it had fresh fruit, yoghurts, pastries, bread, pancakes, cereals and a small selection of hot food and take the edge off...

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brand new hotel! Grand opening March 20, 2015! Completely renovated from top to bottom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

Address: 334 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Formerly O'Keefe Plaza Hotel)
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Central Business District
Price Range: €111 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
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“The Holiday Inn Express is much friendlier than the main Holiday Inn”
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“Insist on a room away from elevators.”
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“ask for a view of the Mississippi river.”
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“Ask for a room far away from where housekeeping stores their carts! Seriously...”
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