Our Hotel Planner Expert Reviews of Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown Our expert hotel planners periodically visit and review the hotels we represent in person.
"Holiday Inn Expressive!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
As of April 1st, 2015, New Orleans will welcome back the Holiday Inn Express to the downtown. Just in time and in the perfect location for business travelers and social groups, the Holiday Inn Express is the FIRST of their new "Red" brand designation. Gearing design, amenities and function toward today's modern traveler (while still offering the amenities leisure travelers have come to expect) this property will delight guests. Once you breeze through the new 'pod' style check in area (don't worry, there are live agents available to assist) and get to your room you'll be pleased with the PLENTIFUL outlets (and USB ports) throughout the room. Comfy beds, contemporary colors and windows give the rooms a spacious feel. Since this was a historic building, they couldn't change the superstructure, but that just gives each room it's own flavor. Barn doors on the bathrooms and outside vanities make it convenient if more than one person is getting ready for a night on the town (Bourbon Street
is a 10 minute walk away, ya know!). Parking is limited, but several area lots provide low cost options for all. Fitness center, pool and flexible meeting space round out the list of amenities.
31-Mar-2015 Verified Review
Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown
Southern hospitality at its best!This hotel charges $5.95 Resort Fee, per room , per night.It is a standard the charges for use of the hotel's WI-Fi and high speed internet, free local phone calls and use of the hotel's Business Center. It is charged to all guest that stay with us.When comfort and location are your main concerns, consider the O'keefe Plaza Hotel.O'keefe Plaza sets high standards in comfort as well as customer service. We are close to all major businesses, convention centers, famous restaurants, and top-of-the-line shopping;Kenneth Cole on Canal blvd, Saks Fifth Ave,Larry Flynt Hustlers Club and the world famous Hard Rock Cafe.Our modernly designed hotel will be your home away from home. There is a room type for everyone, and everyone will love our rooms!Whether traveling for business or leisure the O'keefe Plaza has features and amenities that would appeal to the most finicky of travelers. We now offer Complimentary High Speed Internet Access (Ethernet) and Wireless High Speed Internet Access (WIFI) in all our rooms and common areas. We offer complimentary shuttle service to and from Louis Armstrong International Airport. In addition, other features include: Complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast served every morning, Fitness Facilities,Outdoor Pool, On-site Parking.If sports are your thing, Louisiana boasts the NBA Hornets basketball team, the NFL Saints football team, and horse racing at Fair Grounds Race Course. When Special events like Mardi gras, Jazz Fest, and the Essence Music Festival rolls around, the O'keefe Plaza is the perfect choice - close enough, easy to find, On-site parking! After you wander and wonder at the architecture, you can spend days of enjoyment attending exhibits and browsing through the many museums. While shopping, don't forget that New Orleans is home to some remarkable jewelry designers and stores. Take a sightseeing tour of the swamps, a dinner cruise on the river, or the famous city and cemetery tour. And then, of course, there's Bourbon Street! You can win at the action at Harrah's Casino in Downton New Orleans. With plenty of fishing, golf, and cycling trails, the athlete in you will have plenty to do twelve months out of the year Resort FeeThe hotel charges a $5.95 fee daily for Unlimited use of the High Speed Internet, free local calls, access to our business center, housekeeping daily.This fee is not included in the quoted room and tax on the front page.
Uses the IHG Green Engage™ system
Details / Other Expenses
|Check In:||3:00 pm|
|Check Out:||11:00 am|
|Year of Last Renovation:||2015|
|Corridors:||All Rooms Have Interior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||129|
|Room Windows:||Windows Do Open|
|Meeting Rooms:||1 View Spaces|
|Meeting Space:||600 sq. feet|
|Banquet Space:||Holds people|
|Dist. to Food/Bars:|| 0.3 Mi |
|Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:|| 0.5 Mi |
|Dist. to Nearest Gym:|| 1.0 Mi |
|Pool Info:||8am-10pm daily| Policies / Expenses
|Typical Group Deposit:||20%|
|Total Misc Fees:||$1.00 USD |
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
|State Tax:|| 9.00%|
|City Tax:|| 5.75%|
|Parking Fee:||29.00 Per Night (limited on-site)|
|Additional Person Fee:|| 1.00 Per Person (per person/per night)|
|Rooms Wireless Internet Fee:|| 0.00 Per Day|
|Meeting Wireless Internet Fee:|| 0.00 Per Day|
|Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:|| 0.00 Per Person|
|Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:|| 0.00 Per Person|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
Start out going EAST on JEROME S GLAZER AIRPORT ACCESS RD toward AIRPORT ACCESS RD. JEROME S GLAZER AIRPORT ACCESS RD becomes AIRPORT ACCESS RD.Merge onto I-10 E. Take EXIT 235B on the LEFT toward Canal Street/ SUPERDOME.Stay STRAIGHT to go onto POYDRAS ST. Turn LEFT onto O'KEEFE AVE.End at Sleep Inn CBD334 Okeefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112, US
Local Shuttle Info: Airport Express Shuttle is available from the Louis Armstrong International Airport>
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.
Complimentary Breakfast Buffet
Internet / WiFI
Complimentary Wifi in all guest rooms and throughout the hotel common areas.
About Holiday Inn Express
- Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
- Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
- Free high-speed internet service in every room
- eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
- Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
- Unlimited free local and toll-free calls
The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.
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