334 O'keefe Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Orleans County
29.95205 -90.07377
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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 18.0%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 129 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Room Types

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Check Rates2 Beds Accessible Room
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Local Attractions

3 blks from the French Quarters, 4 blks from the Superdome and New Orleans Area. 9 blks from Convention Center and Riverwalk Mall.

Our Hotel Planner Expert Reviews of Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

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"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.
Michele P, a local HotelPlanner New Orleans expert from US flag
31-Mar-2015 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

4.0 out of 5. Based on 231 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

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.

Green Sustainability

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
Handicap Rooms:
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
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
24 Hours
Nightly Parking:29
Typical Group Deposit:20%
Total Taxes:15.75%
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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Voicemail

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, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

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.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Express Downtown New Orleans, O'keefe Plaza Hotel, Sleep Inn Downtown / Cbd, Holiday Inn Express Downtown

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group bid was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 42.4% in July 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $260 in the month of February 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express New Orleans Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in New Orleans event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
1st Floor Meeting Room 25 x 24 x 8 60030/302525141714--/--4550--
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1st Floor Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
600 Sq. Mi
25 x 24 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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