Clients can enjoy the many features of this New Orleans, LA city hotel, which offers a total of 364 guest rooms. For a truly memorable wedding, reception, banquet, or social event, the 16th floor ballroom accommodates parties of up to 600, with stunning views of the city and the Mississippi River below. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned establishment include a hotel safe, lift access, newspaper stand, café and a bar. The complimentary 24-hour business centre is equipped with conference facilities, computer workstations, a copier and a fax machine. For an additional fee guests may enjoy room service and a laundry service, and leave their vehicle in the hotel car park. ## Location The hotel is located close to all that is happening in downtown New Orleans. With dozens of local attractions and hundreds of shopping venues only minutes away, it is the ideal choice when visiting this great city. It is less than 1 km away from Bourbon Street and Audubon Insectarium and Aquarium of the Americas, and a stone's throw away from Harrah's Casino. The hotel on Canal Street offers full service at a premier downtown New Orleans location overlooking the Mississippi River and the city's major business and entertainment districts. The nearest train station is around 1.3 km away. ## Rooms The spacious and tastefully-decorated guest rooms feature an en suite bathroom with a shower, bath and hairdryer, as well as a soothing bath collection by Neutrogena. The double or king-size bed includes Sweet Dreams bedding. Further amenities include voicemail, dataports, a speaker phone with dual line capability, radio, satellite/cable TV and high-speed wireless Internet access (fees apply to the latter). A complimentary in-room coffee maker, iron and ironing board, air conditioning and heating also feature as standard. ## Sport The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with 6 loungers and 4 parasols laid out ready for use. It also offers indoor tennis courts, racquet ball and squash courts, as well as volleyball and basketball courts (discounted daily fees apply). ## Meals For breakfast on the go clients can visit Sweet Dreams Café, where Starbucks coffees are served and there is a variety of breakfast pastries and muffins. Lafitte's Restaurant and Lounge, featuring Cajun Creole cuisine, is perfect for a set menu or à la carte lunch or dinner. In-room dining is also available. ## Payment American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment.