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Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is located about four blocks from Canal Street from where you have easy access to trolleys at1.25 a ride (40 cents for seniors) or 3.00 for a 24-hour pass. If you prefer to walk, you can reach the French Quarter in about 10-15 minutes, depending on your pace. You will receive a warm reception from the entire hotel...

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Foley, Alabama
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: It is conveniently located but much cheaper than staying closer to the popular part of the city. Walking won't take you long to get to Bourbon St or the French Market and taking an Uber isn't very expensive from this property either. There is on site parking! And $29/night is actually pretty low in comparison to other hotels. Additionally...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall this is a good choice. Walking distance to much of the French Quarter: 10-15 min to Bourbon St, many restaurants; 20-25 min to French Market, Harrah's, WWII museum. Not many restaurants closer than 10 min. Breakfast was good, décor was updated, quiet at night, seemed safe (we walked back from Bourbon after dark with little concern). Housekeeping was the...

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was a bit small for a family of 4 but we only slept there. We travel with a cot as well so that takes some room. Everything was clean. Hotel only 15 minute walk to everything you want to see in NOLA. Cinnamon rolls are excellent. Safe area. Park across the street in Lot 146 but pay with website...

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

Thank you for your review Peter H! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and loved our yummy cinnamon rolls! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

Largo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 5 days. It is within walking distance to the city and the public transportation. We are big walkers so it worked well for us. Staff was friendly and helpful, and it also had a free breakfast which helped keep our trip a little cheaper! We would definitely return to this hotel.

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

Thank you for your review Hannah W and for making our Holiday Inn Express your home away fro home! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

Long Beach, Mississippi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is clean and the staff were great. Loved the glass shower stall instead of a bathtub w/ a shower curtain. And the barn door style door on the bath was unexpected but great as it gave you more useable room space. It is within walking distance of so many casual restaurants and attractions. I would recommend this place...

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

Thank you for your review Lodzia and for making our Holiday Inn Express your home away from home! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights in December with my husband. The room was much larger than I'd expected from reviews, located not too far from the French Quarter, and came with a free breakfast. The room was clean, hotel safe, staff friendly. Highly recommended for a stay in the Big Easy.

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Thank you for the review Harper H! We are pleased that you enjoy your stay with us and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I stayed here for two nights. This is such a great location and a great hotel! It is within walking distance of sooo many exciting things. My room was small but clean. The staff was excellent. Everyone was happy, cheerful and more than willing to assist you with any needs you might have. I will definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you for your review VOMITCHELL and for making out Holiday Inn Express your home away from home! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again during your next trip to New Orleans!

Boulder, CO
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Great (free) shuttle service from the airport made it very convenient. Good breakfast and a very clean facility. Rooms were spacious and very attractively appointed. Would stay again, for sure!

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

Thank you for your review elkabelka! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! However, we do not offer a free shuttle service but we are always more than happy to schedule a shuttle service or taxi to/from the Airport for any of our guests. Thank you for your business and we look forward to having you stay...

Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 28 November 2016

In town for Thanksgiving cruise with family. Had wife, daughter and 16 year old granddaughter, the later 2 have never seen Bourbon Street. Motel was close enough to walk to Bourbon street and take in the sights. Also close to Port of New Orleans. Very clean, outstanding staff and breakfast area well attented. Would recommend to anyone.

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

Thank you for the review Charles B! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your business and we look forward to having you stay with us again in the future!

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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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • 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: €100 - €253 (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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o Keefe Plaza Hotel
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